Cheetah Plains

A property years in the making, this revolutionary lodge delivers exceptional private luxury safari accommodation in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. A winner of the 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards, Cheetah Plains is a pioneer in the eco-safari class, offering an 'off the grid' experience using clean energy solutions, zero-emission game drives in electric game vehicles and solar powered accommodation. Offering exceptional game viewing in the private Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Cheetah Plains is a once in a lifetime experience that is not to be missed.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Refundable deposit
  • 100% financial Protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Offering 3 exclusive-use, contemporary designed bushveld houses, named after two Sabi Sands legendary leopards - Mvula and Karula, and a dominant lion Mapogo. Each private residence is comprised of a luxurious main house and 4 private guests suites, 2 lounges and both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The decor is second to none, incorporating natural elements that embody the surrounding African landscape. To complete the experience, each house contains a private wine cellar, offering some of South Africa's finest wines, and a heated swimming pool with spectacular views. Perfectly suited for families or larger groups wishing to stay together, each of the exclusive use bushveld homes accommodates a minimum of 4 guests and a maximum of 8.

Not only are guests treated to outstanding luxury accommodation, they have their own private vehicle, professional guide and tracker for unrivalled game viewing throughout the exclusive Sabi Sands Reserve and beyond. At meal times, guests need not worry as your own private chef will prepare all meals for you whether you'd like to dine indoor or outdoor, your chef will be glad to accommodate. Guests can also choose from a selection of vintage South African wines, premium spirits, beers and tea/coffee. Guests can simply relax by their pool, make use of the in-house spa therapist or the on-site gym. Guests can also take part in cultural visits, which offer a unique opportunity to learn more about the local Utha and Dixie people their fascinating life alongside wildlife.

Getting There

Located in the exclusive Sabi Sands Reserve. Hoedspruit approx 1.5 hour drive, Kruger Mpumalanga approx 3 hour drive through the reserve. The closest airstrip is Arathusa and is approx. 20 minute drive to the lodge.


Personalised game drives, bird watching, wellness spa treatments & therapist, on-site gym and village trips

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