R516 Thabazimbi RoadBela Bela0480South Africa
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About Itaga

Nestled amidst verdant bushes within the picturesque Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, Itaga takes pride in its full-service spa, swimming pool with a spacious deck, and a raised terrace overlooking the plains and the Waterberg Mountains.

Blending luxury and indigenous furnishings, all air-conditioned chalets offer pergola-covered patios with outdoor seating and en-suite bathrooms with special bath amenities. Most units come with traditional outdoor showers.

Itaga boasts a gym, an archery site, and a thatched core complex consisting an open-air bush boma, plus a romantic lounge with fireplace and satellite TV. Indoor and outdoor conference facilities are also available. Elephant or lion encounters and quad bike safaris may be arranged.

African-inspired meals are served in a laid-back dining area. There is also a cocktail bar with an observation platform facing the illuminated watering hole, plus tea and coffee servings throughout the day.

Phala Phala Wildlife Sanctuary is 14 kilometres from the property, while Zebula Golf Course is approximately 22 kilometres away.


R516 Thabazimbi Road, Bela Bela, 0480, South Africa
Telephone: +27(86)1023278 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Massage


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Perfect base for game views and drives

Comments from visitors indicate they find this lodge, which is located right in the middle of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, to be an ideal location for exciting game drives with a great variety of game to view. They are thrilled each day with the opportunity to see and learn more about the bush, different animals, birds and plants on game drives. It is breathtaking for them to have an up-close experience in the wild.

Superb service from the staff

The staff of this lodge are highly commended for according perfect hospitality and service to guests. They reportedly make their guests feel at home and comfortable with their warm welcome, great patience, and attention to detail. Guests are stirred by the knowledgeable, passionate, and enthusiastic game guide who took time to educate them on various wild animals during game drives.

A variety of delectable food

Guests are highly satisfied with the food that is enjoyed at the lodge. As observed, it is well prepared and impeccably presented, and the servings consist of generous portions in great varieties. It is mentioned in the reviews that breakfast options include cheese platters, cereals and fruit, as well as a full hot breakfast. Also, the options for dinner from which to select the appetiser, main meal, and dessert are all great, making it hard for customers to make a selection. In addition, vegetarian dishes are also an option.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 22 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 22 reviews