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Perfect for an exclusive family vacation or a luxurious safari sojourn with friends

The private villas each accommodate a maximum of eight guests. The location and unique appointment of each, is a respectful homage to their secluded, tranquil environment. Here, your exclusive safari hideaway provides you and your party a private bushveld retreat unlike any other. Each villa takes the same form, comprising two parts: A shared living space and private guest accommodation. Your shared space houses both a formal and entertainment lounge, living and dining room areas, swimming pool deck, outdoor boma for fireside dining, fine wine gallery and fully equipped chef’s kitchen. Adjacent to the main villa, the accommodation comprises four graciously appointed double-occupancy private guest bush suites, two of which are inter-leading.

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Cheetah Plains, Exclusively Yours

Our three villas provide the ultimate luxury experience, exclusively yours. Karula Villa, Mapogo Villa and Mvula Villa each take the same form but offer a unique appointment and location on the reserve.


Karula Villa


Mapogo Villa


Mvula Villa

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Cheetah Plains Signature Collection

Created by Shari van Niekerk, the Cheetah Plains Signature Diamond Jewellery Collection, is an evolving collection that embodies the luxurious style and memorable moments on safari. As is the experience in the wild, the collection is bold, delicate, and evokes the extraordinary.

Featuring neckpieces, bangles, bracelets, and earrings manufactured for Cheetah Plains by private jewelry designer, all Cheetah Plains’ diamonds are ethically sourced and carefully selected for each piece of jewellery, ensuring quality GH color, VS-SI clarity, and natural round brilliant diamonds. Pieces featuring diamonds are perfectly cut, individually calibrated, and set by hand to allow for the most sparkle.

Anyone can spot a dazzle of zebras. For a truly unforgettable safari, you’ve got to personalize the wild.

-Adam Rathe
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private villas

Our exclusive safari hideaway provides the perfect private retreat for you and your family.



Positioned in the North-East corner of the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve, our particular location is revered for its prime game viewing.