Evocative of ancient African remains, stone-masonry characterises the main lodge with huge expanses of glass taking full advantage of the spectacular panoramic scenery.
Admire the view while enjoying a cocktail in the Ladies Bar or simply relax in The Wallow with a book from the library, housed within the stone tower with a birds-eye view of the breathtaking surroundings.
Marakele is home to most of the large mammals synonymous with the African bush, including elephant, black and white rhino, buffalo, leopard and cheetah. Large Predators such as cheetah, wild dog, brown hyena, leopard and now also lion, occur in the park. The wild dogs have been the first of these re-introductions. There is a pack of wild dogs in a holding facility (boma) and will be released as soon as the predator-proof fencing is completed. Resident antelope include, sable, kudu, eland, impala, waterbuck, tsessebe and many smaller species. Chacma baboon and vervet monkey are two species to be watched carefully for mischief, particularly around the rest camps.
For smaller groups and incentive accommodation the lodge can cater for maximum of 30 pax sharing or 15 singles and will create an unforgettable experience with a range of activities.
Over the next two years Hunter Hotels will be opening two more lodges in the Marataba Private Concession - each uniquely individual, each created in the service excellence tradition of Hunter Hotels.
Sip on a quiet cocktail as you contemplate the sunset over the magnificent Waterberg Mountains.