Mthembu Lodge

The symbol of Mthembu clan is the buffalo – strong, powerful and considered
one of the most dangerous animals on the African continent, as well as a member of the ‘Big 5’.
It is a fitting symbol of the Mthembu clan, led by iNkosi Mthembu.

The symbol of Mthembu clan is the buffalo – strong, powerful and considered one of the most dangerous animals on the African continent, as well as a member of the ‘Big 5’. It is a fitting symbol of the Mthembu clan, led by iNkosi Mthembu.

The Lodge

Mthembu lodge is configured on the circle. The circle plays a meaningful part in shaping our world. Circles hold and contain energy, allowing circles of growth to exist within. Circles represent notions of wholeness and perfection. Similar to the Mthembu clan, a circle is timeless – it has no beginning and has no end.

The safari lodge nestles on the embankment of the White iMfolozi River.

The lodge and its private villas have been carefully hand-built by members of the Mthembu clan, stone by stone. Each one laid with a sensual understanding of the historical significance of the past.

When you reside at Mthembu Lodge, you connect with five hundred years of history.

Off the grid, Mthembu lodge offers a sensual, quiet and a naturally elegant definition of space. It combines fresh innovative design and stylish African touches with a wealth of natural materials such as earthy woods, leather and brass. It is here you can realise the experience of watching wildlife up close.

The Suites

There are seven luxury one-bedroom suites and two luxury family suites that command magnificent views of the unsurpassed wilderness. Relish watching wildlife from the idyllic comfort of your suite. Each suite is thoughtfully decorated and furnished with artistic flair, graceful furniture and local artefacts.

The focus of each luxury, standalone suite is the guests’ utmost privacy, wellbeing and comfort. The suites are decorated in a sophisticated fusion of modern elegance and traditional Zulu touches creating spaces that offer a sensual, quiet and naturally elegant definition.

Enjoy the private game lodge’s open areas, which underscore an easy-going atmosphere where the lodge tenders an array of mouth-watering fish, meat and vegetable dishes. All are reflective of the local region’s cuisine and accompanied by thoughtfully selected South African wines. Surrounded by the purity and tranquillity of the wilderness, reach for inner peace with a soothing in-house wellness massage and treatment.

Savour the Mthembu lodge, with its spectacular vistas across the Umfolozi River. It is one more element that makes this a refuge for the five senses. It is a place where you are given time to relax, regenerate and rediscover. Enjoy an oasis of exclusivity created for the discerning traveller.

“Wilderness is for me salvation.
You are not human if you aren’t changed by the wilderness.”

Dr Ian Player

“Wilderness is for me salvation. You are not human if you aren’t changed by the wilderness.”

Dr Ian Player

Restaurant

Outdoor showers

Pools

Fire pit

Private decks

Spa Treatments

years of history

service staff

single suites

family suites

Opening Special:
Was R7500 ppns now R4500 ppns

includes all meals, local drinks & game drives

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