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Itaga Luxury Private Game Lodge

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Set under spreading marula trees at the foot of the Waterberg mountains, Itaga Private Game Lodge is in a malaria-free area, less than two hours from Johannesburg. Set in the 12,000 hectare Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, home to the Big Five with the lions in separate enclosure. The spacious thatched main Lodge is open on most sides with a lounge, bar with viewing deck and romantic dining area. Thatched, cosy chalets are decorated in classic African style and screened outdoor bush shower. Pool and deck overlooking a floodlit waterhole. Rhino, elephant, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, warthog, antelope and bountiful birdlife are spotted on game drives with experienced rangers.
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Breakfast included
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R516 Thabazimbi Road Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, Bela Bela 0480 South Africa
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O.R.Tambo Intl Airport151 km
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Annelie, Simon, Letanya and Dwayne made us feel at home. Game drives was good and the guides had excellent knowledge of not only the animals but also the trees and birds. Overall a great experience and we will definitely be coming back.
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REally enjoyed the game drives and the wonderful service from the staff, especially Simon, Dwayne and Letania. Unfortunately there was a bit of mix up with our activities correspondence and lack of response or clarity regarding the chosen activities. Other than than we had a
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We were greeted at the driveway to the lodge by Annelie, Dwayne and Simon. All the bags were off-loaded and taken to our cottage. A welcoming drink was on offer and accepted! The cottage was spacious with a king size bed , bathroom en suite and an outside shower - all spotless.
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My husband and I stayed here for our 2nd wedding anniversary and it far exceeded our expectations. The first thing we commented on is how peaceful it felt being there. Just what we needed to get away from the craziness of Joburg for a bit. We stayed in a Superior room which was
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Everthing a couples romantic weekend retreat could desire! Firstly a gorgeous luxury lodge beautifully decorated, friendly staff, willing to go the extra mile. The rooms are private, clean and with terrific outdoor showers ro make you feel one with nature. Food is amazing, go
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Itaga is quite exclusive so not much forr kids to do there. Your game drives and pool is about all there is but you have Mabalingwe Nature Reserve right there which you have access to . You would have to drive there though.
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"Room 6 middle, private and right close to the pool"
"Room behind the pool with a view of wildlife at watering hole and against rocks"
"Room 8 has an outside shower and a private porch viewing the bush"
"All the rooms are excellent"
"We liked the rooms above the pool as they were more private."
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PRICE RANGE
US$253 - US$317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceBela Bela
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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