Northwest Province + The Western Cape

Hotels in Northwest Province + The Western Cape

Marataba is the newest golden-era safari experience from the Hunter Hotels group, responsible for bringing crystal-decanter, high-thread-count wilderness chic to coastal South Africa.

When Madikwe Game Reserve was established in 1991, the 185,000 acres were virtually bereft of wildlife. Today, after rigorous conservation efforts, the preserve teems with elephants, leopards, and giraffes—and the 20-suite Madikwe Safari Lodge is right in the middle of it all.

Full-service hideaway with a wellness focus and access to original Bushman art sites, 3 hours from Cape Town. 

Room to Book: Deluxes in the 1843 Manor House for historic atmosphere and private terraces.