A rich experience of the stories, customs, culture, and raw beauty of the Soutpansberg and its people. Madiathavha offers luxury suites with mountain views, layered in the vibrant colours and earthy textures of the Limpopo province. Wholesome, home cooked meals and the best of local craft and art in our gallery, craft shop and textile studio, in fact the golden thread of Limpopo’s heritage runs through our entire lodge. Cycling (with own bicycles), hiking, birding, and village tours available, enquire at reception for more details. Madi a Thavha is located in Makhado, along Vivi Road, central to a lot of popular tourist destinations such as the Kruger national park through the Punda maria and Pafuri gates, Mapungubwe national park and the sub-tropical belts of Levubu valley.


room, suites

Our 5 luxury suites and 4 guest rooms each has its own special character and beauty inspired by the rich cultural heritage of the people of Northern Limpopo. Always be on the lookout for promotions and packages.


Lodge Facilities

Lodging guests are free to visit our art gallery, textile, and design studio, to hike and cycle around the lodge, mountain drive or just laze around the pool and Lapa or enjoy the fire by the boma area. Meals and picnic baskets or platters can be booked at the reception.


Delicious Food