Sanctuary Retreats is delighted to announce that Makanyane Safari Lodge will be joining our portfolio of luxury camps and lodges on 1st August 2015. Situated on private ground within Madikwe Game Reserve, one of South Africa’s premier game-viewing destinations, the lodge has just eight secluded suites.

Makanyane Safari LodgeEach suite has spectacular glass-walled bedrooms offering uninterrupted views of the surrounding forest and the Marico River.  Enjoy morning and night game drives in the Big 5 area, guided walks, birding expeditions, bush dinners and sundowners. There is also a spa offering massage and aromatherapy, an award-winning wine cellar, air conditioned gym and a swimming pool. Guests even have the option to sleep under the stars surrounded only by the African wilderness at the lodge’s raised ‘Star View Sleep-Out Hide’. Commenting on the new lodge Pieter van der Schee, Global Sales Director of Sanctuary Retreats Hospitality said, “Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge enables us to offer South Africa for the first time as a destination for a luxury safari with Sanctuary Retreats.  It is also ideal to twin with one of our Botswana lodges making for a superb safari combination offering a range of experiences and differing landscapes in one holiday.” Bookings will be taken from 1st August and prices start from US $420 per person, per night, based on two people sharing.