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A candelabra of Vultures in memory of our Rhinos #SaveOurRhino

#SaveOurRhino. We have been privileged to see the return of the Vulture population to Madikwe Game Reserve over the last couple of years unfortunately it pinpoints the potential devastation of one of our most beloved and vulnerable species. The sad reality is that Southern Africa and Madikwe Game Reserve is still under severe attack when […]

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Private Photographic Safari

Private Guided Safaris at Jamala. Jamala Madikwe has always taken great pride in our professional guides however to enhance the Safari experience we often work with private guides who specialise in photography, helping you capture exceptional images. The benefits of using a private guide Accessibility: You will have access to your private guide throughout the […]

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Madikwe – A Hidden Gem

Madikwe Game Reserve. Madikwe is currently considered the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa. The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve is a 75 000 ha region of untamed beauty.  Considered one of the best conservation areas in Africa, it offers the Big 5 and Super 7(witch include rare Wild dog and Cheetah). The reserve is relatively […]

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Safaris and Spices

Safaris and Spices. An African Food Journey. The new cookbook by our award winning Chef Nico Verster will be launched in May 2017, this is his second African cookbook featuring beautiful cuisine inspired by Africa and Jamala Madikwe.

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Jamala Madikwe Royal Spa & Gym

The newly built Spa & Gym. The Spa at Jamala overlooks the waterhole and savannah plains beyond. Enjoy beautiful vistas across Madikwe Game Reserve whilst being pampered in true African luxury. Please feel free to contact us and book your Spa treatments before your incredible Safari starts                

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2017 Winter Promotions

Winter Safari. Jamala Madikwe runs promotions yearly and 2017 is no exception. As winter slowly approaches we are delighted to announce the 2017 winter specials. Please contact us for any further information regarding your dream Safari holiday.  

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  • A beautiful elevated view of one of our 5 private freestanding villas at Jamala Madikwe. Each slice of paradise is fully air-conditioned and offers superlative luxury and intimate privacy combined with extravagant outdoor facilities which include individual rim-flow pools and salas, expansive wooden decks and private outdoor showers. The Jamala Madikwe villas exude colonial charm perfectly suited to a luxury safari experience.

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 #pool #design #sala
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  • Bathing with the Madikwe elephants at Jamala #southafrica #game #safari #pool #view #landscape #luxurytravel
  • Experience true African luxury at the Jamala Madikwe Spa, overlooking the private waterhole and some of Africas's most incredible sights and sounds #relax #spa #africa #treatment #room #beautiful #peace #love #travel #tranquility #massage #facial #manicure #pedicure #interior #southafrica #lamelle #charlotterhys #gift #mothersday
  • The winter lounge at Jamala bathed in The light of a African sunset #5star #service #hotels #luxury #safari #lodge #sunset #africa #southafrica #light #beautiful #love #interior
  • A gentleman and a jester. 
Meet part of the Jamala Madikwe front of house team the Gentleman - Happyness Mkwananzi and the Jester - Lawrence Ndoro. More than 8 years ago these two gentlemen joined the Jamala team their dedication to service and creating a great guest experience is admirable. Looking swave guys! 👍🏻#jamalamadikwe #jamala #jamalamadikwe #luxury #hotel #service #waiter #barman #butler #5star @happymkhwa @starlaw26 @jellyvis @dzondagh #joedanielaphotography #danielazondagh #joedreyer
  • A new Jamala dish featured in our chef Nico Verster's new cookbook Safaris and Spices. Tea and Mint smoked Duck with Cardamom Carrots and mashed Potatoes #jamalasafari #jamalamadikwe #madikwegamereserve #safari #lodge #cuisine #cooking #delicious #food #photography #luxury
  • Relax by the fire in one of our villas this winter #lodge #destination #love #winter #fire #sofasafari #southafrica #safari #luxurytravel #hotels #comfort #5star #beautiful #interior
  • Arial view of Jamala Madikwe main lodge, waterhole and the villas #southafrica #luxury #hotel #waterhole #safari #jamalasafari #remote #africa #lodge #destination #love #untouched #wilderness
  • An incredible view this morning across the savanna plains and the private waterhole at Jamala Madikwe. #safari #waterhole #hotel #luxury #southafrica #sofasafari #elephant photograph @dzondagh
  • The entrance at Jamala Madikwe where colonial charm meets African flair #madikwe #malariafree #southafrica #jamalamadikwe #entrance #luxury #hotel #safari #elephants #big5
  • As winter approaches we are testing some new soup recipes cauliflower, truffle and quail egg #jamala #madikwe #malariafree #cuisine #chef #cook #food #delicious #safari #luxury #cooking #southafrica
  • Elephants for days at the Jamala waterhole #sofasafari #africa #beautiful #jamalasafari #madikwe #ellephants

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