Accommodation Overview

Experience PURE Nature on a Natural Heritage site in of the HEART of the Soutpansberg Mountains

MASHOVHELA BUSH LODGE is a 3 Star ECO-accommodation at Morning Sun Nature Reserve north of Louis Trichardt (Makhado), in the heart of the Soutpansberg Mountain in the Northern Limpopo province. This HIDDEN TREASURE offers African Culture tours, Walking Trails for Archaeological, Birdwatching and Butterfly EXPERIENCES.Our Location is a perfect stop over to combine with the Tshipise Hot water springs, Mapungubwe World Heritage Site and the Northern Kruger Park.

Ideal for a family friendly breakaway, it is truly a value for money with 10 ethnically decorated en-suite Chalets and 3 Safari Chalets which evoke a special Venda village atmosphere.

Mashovhela Bush Lodge Information

Mashovhela Bush lodge and our Self- Catering Safari Chalets is a small ECO-destination as the property is solar powered and we do not have any air conditioner facilities necessary. We are proud to be 3 Star and fully eco-awarded and off the Eskom Power grid! We have one sharing TV lounge and a sports TV Bar and a Drumbeat Restaurant, as well as Free UNCAPPED Wi Fi and a boosting system for better Cellphone connection. Our Superior Chalets have a smart TV which connects with our WiFi. We have a mountain borehole on the property and the water is also used for drinking. We can accommodate a total of 50 Persons sharing.

While staying at Mashovhela Bush Lodge and having such excellent weather conditions, book a night in our unique Hammock camp which is nestled at our waterfall at walking distance from the Lodge

We offer a FREE night in our UNIQUE  Hammocks Camp  with 10 hammocks:  Guests staying at Mashovhela Bush Lodge & Safari Tent for 3 nights and more  have the option to sleep one night in the unique Hammock Camp  at no extra cost if a FULL Chalet Rack rate has been booked (your luggage belongings stay in the booked chalet) Hammock Campers can book a catered Bush Breakfast and or Bush Dinner for an exciting bush experience

Check in time after: 14h00 / Check-out time: 11h30

Morning Sun Nature Reserve Gate closes at 21h00 unless otherwise arranged!

Mashovhela Bush Lodge and Restaurant Facilities:

  • Drumbeat Restaurant & licenced Sport Bar
  • Bar lounge to relax and enjoy Cocktails & Drinks
  • Outside Restaurant veranda for meals with a mountain view
  • Outside Lapa/Boma fireplace and Braai area
  • Swimming Pool  next to Braai area
  • Children  Jungle Gym and  play area
  • Children Restaurant Loft with a baby Cot a TV DVD ,Video player and board games to play
  • FREE Internet Wi Fi connection
  • Curio shop with Venda arts and crafts
  • Reception lounge with books to read
  • TV room: DSTV  Hotel package
  • Areas with cell phone reception
  • Wheelchair guest toilet at the Restaurant
  • Safe Parking at the Lodge area
  • Secure, SAFE and private location inside our Nature Reserve
  • Shuttle transfer service offered from airports or other nearby lodges at request
  • Guided tours can be booked to experience the best of this mountain area

Mashovhela Chalet Facilities:

  • 3 Star Eco-lodge & its amenities
  • Well ventilated cool thatch chalets
  • Lodge swimming Pool to Relax
  • All-day coffee station in the Restaurant
  • Winter: personal hot-water bottle in bed with extra blanket
  • Coffee/tea tray with hot water flask (after dinner)
  • Swimming pool towels
  • Garden chairs to relax in each garden courtyard
  • A Safe inside the cupboard
  • FREE Internet Wi Fi connection
  • Self-Catering Safari Chalets
  • Excellent value for money
  • Superior Chalet with TV

Chalet Types To Choose From:

  • Nr 5: 1x en-suite Standard Chalet Front view & parking
  • Nr 6: 1x en-suite Standard Chalets (with a Shower) at back row with parking at walking distance
  • Nr 7: 1x en-suite Standard Chalets at back row with parking at walking distance
  • Nr 1: 1x en-suite Superior Standard Chalet (Honeymoon) with a TV & Parking
  • Nr10: 1x en-suite Standard Chalet with a small veranda
  • Nr 4: 1x Family OR Group Chalet. Main en- suite and Top Room with a separate bathroom
  • Nr 8 & 9 & Loft: 1x Superior Family/Group Chalet: 2x en-suite Rooms with a TV room sharing the bathroom
  • Nr 2 & 3 and TOP room: 1x Group Chalets: 3x en-suite Rooms
  • Safari Chalet Nr 3: 1x en-suite Annex Safari Chalet with own Braai
  • Safari Chalet Nr 1 & 2: 2x en-suite Self-catering Annex Safari Chalets, each with its own Braai, sharing a Kitchen & Dining area
  • 2x Hammock camps for 10 people each

Mashovhela Room/Meal Rates Types catered at the

Drumbeat Lodge Restaurant

  • Full Board Booking: includes the accommodation, Hot breakfast, lunch & a three course dinner; teas & coffee in the room and 15% VAT.
  • Included is one activity per day (drive or walk) in the Morning Sun Reserve, on our Soutpansberg mountain road or walking trails.

Room Rates Types Excluding any one Activity:

  • Dinner, Bed and Breakfast: includes accommodation; dinner & breakfast, teas & coffee and 15% VAT. Excluded is any activity per day for overnight business guests only.
  • Bed and Breakfast: includes accommodation; breakfast, teas & coffee and 15% VAT. Excluded is any one activity per day for overnight business guests only.
  • Bed only: Includes accommodation only and 15% VAT ideal for overnight guests only. Excluded is any one activity per day for overnight business guests only

Morning Sun Nature Reserve Gate closes at 21h00 unless otherwise arranged!

Booking a Chalet with our Lodge Meal Types

  • Full Board Booking: includes the accommodation, Hot breakfast, lunch & a three course dinner; teas & coffee in the room and 15% VAT.
  • Included is one activity per day (drive or walk) in the Morning Sun Reserve, on our Soutpansberg mountain road or walking trails

Room Rates Types Excluding any one Activity:

  • Dinner, Bed and Breakfast: includes accommodation; dinner & breakfast, teas & coffee and 15% VAT. Excluded is any activity per day for overnight business guests only.
  • Bed and Breakfast: includes accommodation; breakfast, teas & coffee and 15% VAT. Excluded is any one activity per day for overnight business guests only.
  • Bed only: Includes accommodation only and 15% VAT ideal for overnight guests only. Excluded is any one activity per day for overnight business guests only

Discounted Rates: (Proof of age is required)

Rates for Children under 12 years: Sharing on the side bed

  • 50% DISCOUNT; Children 2- 12 years pay 50%  when sharing a chalet with at least one  Adult on the side bed
  • Children under 2 years stay free, when sharing a room with parents

(Cots are available on request subject to availability)

  • Third Adult sharing gets a 50% DISCOUNT on the side bed

Rates for Teenagers 13-16   years

  • 15% DISCOUNT: Teenagers pay 85% when sharing a chalet on the Loft bed

Rates for Pensioners  over 65 years (Proof of age is required)

  • 15% DISCOUNT: Pensioners pay 85% when sharing a chalet

(Subject to availability & subject to change)