Royal Madikwe offers an absolutely unique and exclusive safari residence in the heart of South Africa ’s game-rich, malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve where an unrivalled wilderness experience is silhouetted against a backdrop of 5-star luxury and unsurpassed hospitality. Set on Africa ’s rolling savannah overlooking a waterhole that teems with a wide variety of wildlife, Royal Madikwe allows guest to interact with nature in a lavish milieu where exceptional accommodation, service and cuisine come standard. Indoor meets outdoors with each spacious air-conditioned suite flowing into it's own elevated game-viewing deck to blend into the African landscape.
Become absorbed in the sights and sounds of the bush, while relaxing in the privacy of your own freestanding Suite. Where contemporary style meets African elegance, the Luxury Suites offer you a place to rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. The spacious room interiors include a fireplace and sumptuous en-suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers. With clean natural hues and rich organic textures infused with bright splashes of tribal colour, the lodge has a fresh contemporary sense of style.
Royal Madikwe's philosophy is focused around the personal preferences of the guests with a menu that is flexible and less structured, featuring sophisticated yet wholesome cuisine inspired by Africa's diverse cultures and cosmopolitan influences. The menu also unmasks gourmet game dishes to mirror the wilderness and abundance of the Madikwe Game Reserve. Using only the freshest seasonal ingredients, the accents fall on local produce to arouse the senses, with each meal flawlessly matched with award-winning South African wines and a breathtaking setting. After an exhilarating early morning game drive guests can enjoy an unhurried seasonal inspired breakfast on the lower deck overlooking the waterhole as nature shows off it's wildlife theatre. Afternoon High Tea caters for a sumptuous al fresco affair with guests indulging in divine delicacies as cheeky monkeys leap through the trees. Dinnertime is a lavish feast, whether enjoyed formally in the elegant dining room.
Each day is designed entirely around the guests' preferences with the guidance of experienced staff whose commitment to personal interests and desires allows flexible safari experiences. Early morning and sunset game drives in an open vehicle, led by an experienced ranger and tracker, are highly recommended to explore the superstars of the African bush. Guided bush walks provide the ultimate experience to get up close and personal with Mother Nature whilst appreciating the opulence of the bush in the footsteps of the animals. In addition to exceptional game drives and walks, other leisure activities are also offered at Royal Madikwe Celestial Safari, Guided Photographic Safari, Ranger Skills Training, Traditional African Dancing Lessons, and Pampering Outdoors Massage Treatments - rejuvenate mind, body and soul.