Cheetah Plains Lodge, situated in South Africa’s most celebrated wildlife area, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, is perfect for an exclusive family vacation or a luxurious safari sojourn with friends. The private villas each accommodate a maximum of 8 guests.
Each exquisitely appointed villa boasts a formal lounge, living and dining room areas, expansive swimming pool deck, entertainment lounge, wine gallery, curated art collection, chef’s kitchen and 4 sumptuous private guest bush suites. A complete hospitality team consisting of an accomplished host, culinary team, spa therapist, as well as expert field guide and tracker team are dedicated to your villa for the duration of your stay.
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.
- Exclusive-use, ultra-luxurious villas for families or friends traveling together
- A safari completely tailored to your individual preferences
- A dedicated private chef, guide, tracker, and spa therapist
- South Africa’s most exclusive Big 5 game reserve
At a glance
- 12 Suites across 3 Villas
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Safari drives at Cheetah Plains are taken in Electric Land Cruiser Safari Vehicles, a bold advance toward zero-emission game viewing."
This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
Take a journey through Cheetah Plains to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
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