Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
The Sovereign House experience brings luxury, elegance, and sophistication to life in a comfortable natural setting in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.
Nestled in an ancient dolomite ridge alongside an abounding Elephant game path, this exquisite private house boasts endless views and wide open spaces with extensive outdoor lounging areas accentuated by the dappled shade of Marula trees. Awaken your soul to the allure of Africa and relish in the exclusivity of a private family safari experience in celebration of all that nature has to offer.
Exclusive to just six guests, the Sovereign House boasts 3 spacious bedrooms with dreamy vistas and beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms incorporating innate textures and subtle hues. The Sovereign House experience brings luxury, elegance and sophistication to life in a comfortable natural setting with blue grey undertones, deep chocolate accents and a warm rusty palette inspired by the dolomite rocks and iron rich soils of Madikwe Game Reserve.
Large open living areas create the perfect convergence for family fun with a cultured homely ambiance, while the loft style slow lounge provides solace for the younger generation. A selection of award winning wines find refuge in a sophisticated glass cellar adjacent to the modern kitchen, which looks out over the vast landscapes, giving the Sovereign House the ability to flaunt its appeal to all generations.
The epitome of outdoor living encapsulated by spacious viewing decks adorned in an outdoor dining area, multiple lounging spaces and daybeds alongside the crystal clear plunge pool. Refresh under the open air rain shower whilst Zebra’s stroll by and end the perfect day around a blazing fire in your private boma under a starry night sky.
Suite size is 438m² inclusive of private deck. Other Amenities Include: 24 hour power, High Speed Wi-Fi, Air-conditioning, TV with streaming capability, WineCellar & Minibar, Nespresso & coffee / tea facilities, Locally sourced organic spa products, and hair dryers.
Twice daily private game drives are included in the nightly rate. The Big Five, (Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and Leopard) are all present in Madikwe Game Reserve, as well as many species of birds, antelope and other mammals; including the endangered African Wild Dogs and Cheetah. Our experienced guides go out of their way to find the most special sightings for you to ensure guests have an incredible safari experience.
Royal Madikwe and The Sovereign House welcomes families with children of all ages. Children are stimulated, educated and entertained by their bush surroundings with fun activities to ensure they get the most out of their wilderness adventure. Royal Madikwe’ s tailor made program for children offers a unique interlude between morning and afternoon game drives with face painting, arts & crafts, cupcake decorating, African beading, Archery and animal tracking and casting.
Children over the age of 6 years are welcome to join their parents on the scheduled game drives. We offer daily bush bumbles for younger children, which are designed to suit all interests with tolerant rangers assessing and evaluating which sightings your children would enjoy most. Children receive a wonderful Royal Madikwe back pack filled with all sorts of goodies to take with on the bush bumbles and to prepare them for the fun activities. Each day is a new adventure with a variety of fun activities available every day between 12h00 and 13h00!
Guests can also enjoy the thrill and adventure of a bush walk with Royal Madikwe's highly qualified and experienced guides. Following in the footsteps of the animals allows you the opportunity to learn more about the smaller creatures as well as the flora that make up this unique wildlife reserve in Southern Africa.
The optional activities below add a very special touch to an already magical experience. It is recommended to pre-book in order to avoid disappointment. Please enquire with reservations for a personalized quote on the below activities;
The following camps compliment The Sovereign House well, and should be considered when extending an itinerary.
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