Luvhondo

sleeps 16 to 28 people sharing
  • Luvhondo is H12 Leshiba’s group accommodation venue. It is situated close to the cliffs with endless views and is ideal for workshops & playshops; family gatherings and celebrations. It is an ideal place to hold small conferences and retreats and for hiking, birding and dendrological groups to get together.

    All the systems have been designed to be eco friendly and self–sustainable.

    • Sleeps 16 people in twin beds or 28 people in bunk beds
    • 3 large rondavels, divided into 2, each able to sleep 2 to 4 people
    • 2 outside bathrooms with showers & toilets
    • A 4th rondavel divided into two has en-suite facilities, shower & toilet & sleeps 2 in each room
    • A large open plan thatched communal room with kitchen, lounge and surrounding verandah
    • Outdoor boma
    • Solar powered & grey water is filtered into a dam, which attracts game to the immediate area
    • Wireless internet
    • Fully-equipped kitchen and outdoor braai / barbecue area
  • Accommodation

    What time can I arrive and depart?

    Check in: 14h00
    Check out: 09h30

    What do the different rates include?

    FULL BOARD RATES: include accommodation, early morning tea / coffee, brunch, afternoon tea and dinner, variety of herbal teas, coffee and fresh fruit, one game activity per day (either guided walk or game drive). Rates exclude all beverages, mountain transfer and gratuities.

    Please Note: Lunch is not included in the rate (see daily schedule below)

    There is no restaurant at Leshiba – we cater for each individual booking with a set menu – there is no à la carte menu. We do not have a BAR at Leshiba. We offer an honesty bar system.

    Dietary Requirements – these must be communicated on confirmation of your booking.

    SELF-CATERED RATES:- include accommodation ONLY. All game activities, mountain transfer, meals, etc. are EXCLUDED.

    Please Note- Should more than 1 meal be requested (either brunch or dinner) – the full board rate will apply.

     

    What is the daily schedule?

    07:00 – Tea / coffee and homemade biscuits and rusks
    07:30 – Guided walk
    10:00 – Brunch
    15:30 – Tea and cake / scones
    16:00 – Game drive
    19:00 – Dinner

    Is there electricity/power available?
    • There is no municipal electricity at Leshiba
    • The Venda Village has a combination of solar power, paraffin lamps and gas appliances.
    • Hamasha has a gas lighting system and gas appliances.
    • Luvhondo (Indigenous Knowledge Centre) has solar power and gas appliances.
    • No hairdryers etc. can be used on our systems.
    • To charge up items, please communicate this to the Managers at the Lodge and we will make a plan to charge these on a generator system in the mornings only between 07h00 and 13h00
    Is there cell/mobile phone reception and WiFi?
    • There is free Wi-Fi at the Lodge and Luvhondo Camp.
    • There is very limited mobile phone reception at Leshiba
    • There is a telephone at Reception, which can be used for emergencies.
    • If you are staying at Hamasha Bush Camp it is essential that you have your own transport as there is no communication between Hamasha and the main Lodge. There is no wifi or mobile reception at Hamasha.
    What to bring?

    We suggest that you bring the following:

    • A good flashlight / torch
    • Binoculars
    • A good selection of clothing
    • Good walking sandals or boots.
    • Warm jacket and raincoat
    • Sunhat, sunscreen
    • All food and drinks if self-catering. The nearest shop is a one-hour drive away down the mountain. There is no restaurant at Leshiba.
    • Extra towels for swimming
    • Insect repellent
    • Extra camera / video camera batteries as we are not always able to charge these
    What is the risk of contracting Malaria?
    • Leshiba is Malaria FREE! However, if you will be travelling throughout the Limpopo, we recommend you speak to your local travel clinic.
H12 Leshiba is accredited by:
Eco atlas ethical directory Sustainable tourism international Fair trade in tourism

This is our third stay at H12 Leshiba and every time we visit we forget how wonderful a place it really is. We are always amazed at just how relaxing it is and enjoy the trails.

Jane and Graham Walker |  Suffolk UK

Massage therapies

H12 Leshiba offers a range of therapies designed to relax the body, soothe the spirit, improve muscle tone and evoke a feeling of well-being. Our therapists will ease and rejuvenate tired limbs and help calm your mind, creating a natural harmony within.

Solar power, wireless internet and pure drinking water available

We are off the grid! H12 Leshiba is an eco lodge and the property is solar powered. There is wireless internet at the IKC for anyone who needs to stay connected but limited cell phone reception. We have a number of boreholes on the property and the water at H12 Leshiba is great for drinking.

Malaria Free

H12 Leshiba is situated at a high altitude where the malaria carrying mosquito cannot survive. We have had no incidence of malaria and are regarded as a malaria free destination.

Self –Catered Rates

  • Exclusive booking for entire IKC to one group only
    per person per night R 440.00
    Children under 12 (per child per night) R 220
    Children under 2 Free
  • Exclusive booking for entire IKC to one group only
    per person per night R 520.00
    Children under 12 (per child per night) R 250
    Children under 2 Free

Rates exclude activities. Please note there is no restaurant and grocery store at Leshiba. Closest shop is 1 hour away.

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