Idwala View

Bush Break

Accommodation Overview

Luxury, 5 Star Accommodation within the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Accommodates up to 14 guests. From R4 450.00 per night (self-catering)
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Luxury, 5 Star Accommodation within the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Accommodates up to 14 guests. From R4 450.00 per night (self-catering)


Type: Self-Catering 

Bedrooms: 4 (En-Suite Bedrooms and 2 Sleeper Loft Room)

Bathrooms: 5

Capacity: 14 Guests (8 Adults and 6 Children or 10 Adults and 4 Children) 

Kitchen Appliances: Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Stove, Oven and Dishwasher 

Features: Swimming Pool (netted), Open Air Boma, Braai Facilities, Bushveld Views, Wooden Deck, DSTV, Entertainment Area, Fans, Game Viewing Vehicle, Bar, Complimentary Wi-Fi

Rate: From R4 400.00 per night 

Idwala View offers luxury , 5 star, self-catering accommodation within the popular Mabalingwe Game Reserve. A mere 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg, and a 1 hour drive from Pretoria is where one will find a mild climate (almost guaranteed with sunshine), Africa’s finest animals and a host of activities including horse-riding, guided and self-drive game drives, outdoor spas and breath-taking views. 

Idwala (the Zulu word for “rock”) View – “View from the Rock” serves as an ideal weekend getaway destination, the luxurious bush lodge boasts spacious bedrooms that extend to a generous deck area equipped with a swimming pool, bar and sundeck, making this an ideal spot to indulge in glorious sunset views (and sundowners). 

The beautifully furnished 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom lodge, oozes South African flavour – accommodating up to 14 guests, perfect for family gatherings and large groups. 

The main bedroom on the top level comprises a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom. The loft room has twin day beds and a downstairs shower. The downstairs bedroom comprises 2 twin beds, with en-suite bathroom. The 2 deck rooms which are accessible via the main deck each have king-size beds and 2 roller beds suitable for children. There is also an en-suite bathroom fitted with bath and shower.

The fully equipped kitchen features all the amenities required for a self-catering escape, equipped with stove oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher, whilst the spacious living area is furnished with comfortable couches, TV with DSTV and fireplace. 

The expansive wooden deck with entertainment area and outdoor seating offers breath-taking bushveld views. 

In addition to the tranquil surroundings and lush living spaces, a private game drive vehicle is available for hire. Guests may enjoy an exciting game drive where any of the 4 of the Big 5 may be encountered (lions are kept in their own enclosure)

The private watering hole, frequently visited by a range of animals, is an ideal alternative for those who would prefer the solace of observing animals from the comfort of the luxurious lodge.


Rates are a guide price and will be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice


14 Sleeper Self-Catering House

Low Season

From R4 450.00 per night


High Season

From R4 995.00 per night



Refundable breakage deposit will be advised when making an enquiry

Departure cleaning fee will be advised when making your enquiry

Not suitable for parties/events

No loud music permitted from 22h00

Game drive vehicle available for rental (additional cost) (Refundable breakage deposit will be required)

Swimming pool can be heated (additional cost)


Swimming Pool

Open Air Boma

Entertainment Area

Complimentary Wi-Fi



Wooden Deck


Outdoor Dining

Braai Facilities



Game Drives

Horse Riding

4 x 4 Routes

River Tubing

Walking Trails

Animal Feeding

Cheetah Reserve

Reptile Park

Hiking Trails


Zip Lining 

Adventures with Elephants

Waterberg White Lions



Bring own swimming towels



Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, Bela-Bela, Limpopo, South Africa

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bar, Bird Watching, Boat trips, Fishing, Game Drives, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Restaurant, Shopping / Markets, Spa, Swimming Pool, Arts & Crafts
Facilities: Fans, DSTV, Fire Place, Television, Housekeeping, Wi-Fi, Bar, Swimming Pool
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Game Reserve, Luxury, Self-Catering


Bela Bela, Limpopo, South Africa
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, Bela-Bela, Limpopo, South Africa