Mateya Safari Lodge

94 Editor's Rating
Scale of 90-100

Strikingly designed enclave offering majestic views from a rocky outcrop in the Madikwe Game Reserve, an hour by light aircraft northwest of Johannesburg. The lodge incorporates indigenous materials and comprises a glass-walled dining room, bar/lounge, library and wine cellar and contains a vast collection of African art. Gourmet meals are ...


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