BotseBotse Luxury Retreat, Waterberg
|52 Zebula Nature Reserve and Golf Estate, Bela-Bela, 0047, Waterberg, Limpopo, SOUTH AFRICA.|
Description: BotseBotse Luxury RetreatSet in the heart of the Zebula Nature reserve, in the Waterberg region, Botsebotse Luxury Retreat is a charming boutique property surrounded by spectacular veld landscapes. With just four double rooms, this exclusive lodge offers five-star accommodation and fabulous outdoor experiences in an intimate, relaxed atmosphere.
Combining natural stone, noble African timbers and fabrics and traditional thatch with elegant and original artefacts, Botsebotse's spacious rooms and common areas have all been designed with the utmost respect for the natural environment. Fine dining is available in the elegant dining area, on the outdoor teak deck, in the boma by a roaring fire, or a romantic private spot under the stars. Breakfast may be served in guests' private courtyards, and picnic hampers and light bistro meals are available for lunch.
Bespoke activities available in and around Botsebotse include Eco Safaris on foot or by bicycle, "big five" (lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino) safaris and experiences, including elephant rides and swimming with elephants, golf on the magnificent Zebula golf course, just a few steps away, as well as tennis and squash. Massage services area available on site in guests' rooms, while full Spa services are available at a nearby facility.
Type of rooms: BotseBotse Luxury RetreatNo double room with two single beds. Queen beds in all rooms but in special circumstances, 1 single bed per room can be added to all rooms.
Luxury Double Rooms:
Four individually decorated, luxurious and spacious en-suite rooms. Each room has a private screened courtyard, a lavish bathroom with a bath and shower, a private outdoor shower and undercover parking. All rooms have remote controlled air conditioning and heating, ceiling fans, comfortable queen-size beds, refreshment stations, seating, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, DVD players, electronic safes and mini-bars. Room layouts are similar but the décor is unique to each room. All rooms are equipped with luxury amenities to ensure an unforgettable stay. Each room accommodates two guests only. Extra beds are not available.
Additional information: BotseBotse Luxury Retreat
Tennis and squash courts are located close by the hotel.
Children: Not suitable for children under 14 years old. Children cannot be accommodated at BotseBotse Luxury Retreat.
WiFi: wifi at additional cost.
Number of rooms: 4
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2008.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, English, Tswana.Smoking policy: There are non-smoking rooms available.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
How to get here: From Johannesburg, take the N1 to Pretoria.
Follow the N1 signs towards Polokwane (Pietersburg).
Take the R516 to Warmbaths turn-off, turn left towards Bela-Bela (Warmbaths).
At the T-junction, the waterfront will be in front of you, turn right.
Go over the bridge, first robot left. Follow the road around a sharp right bend.
At the next road turn left, go past the Aventura Resort on your left.
At the roundabout, turn left.
Drive approximately 35 km passing the Mabalingwe Game Reserve on your right.
Turn right at the tar road on your right that says Rooiberg, with a large Zebula Sign on the corner of the turn-off.
Drive approximately 4 km and turn right at the Zebula sign.
Approximately 5 km down the newly tarred road the Zebula gate will be on your right hand side.
Pass through the Zebula gate.
Turn right at the first road after the gate and follow the road next to the Zebula fence.
Once past the runway, follow the road to your left.
Turn left, turn left again and follow the signs to Site 52.
GPS Coordinates: 24° 45' 5.80'' S 27° 58' 24.10'' E
Nearest airport: O. R. Tambo International Airport - 195 km.