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Cheetah Plains

Home of the exclusive-use luxury safari experience in South Africa’s most celebrated wildlife area, the Sabi Sand, Cheetah Plains is the epitome of a sophisticated, innovative eco-luxury safari experience for the modern age. Perfect for an exclusive family vacation or a luxurious sojourn with friends, your safari hideaway is complemented with a dedicated hospitality team for the duration of your stay, indulging you in a refined, personalized and private sustainable safari experience of a lifetime.
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains
Cheetah Plains

Room Information

Cheetah Plains has 3 exclusive-use private villas. Each villa accommodates bookings for up to 8 guests per villa, all year round. The lodge can accommodate 24 guests in total.
  • Karula - Views into the bushveld directly from main villa and each guest suite.
  • Mapogo - The villa is set on an active waterhole and each suite has views into the bushveld.
  • Mvula - The villa is positioned in the tree line of the Tamboti grove, with views into the bush and each suite has views into the bushveld.
Villa Features
  • Formal lounge
  • Dining room
  • Wine gallery, tasting room and bar
  • Expansive swimming pool deck area with an outdoor lounge, shower, day beds and pool
  • Outdoor boma for fireside and starlight dining
  • Dedicated hospitality outfit: host, butler, culinary team, spa therapist, field guide and tracker
  • Indigenous gardens with views into the surrounding natural bushveld
  • Contemporary South African art collection and selected decor pieces by notable artisans
  • Fully-equipped chef’s kitchen
  • Guest WC
  • WiFi
  • Entertainment lounge (with flat screen TV and Netflix)
  • Child minding service
  • Laundry service
  • Baby cots available on request
  • Villa size: 640 square-meters / 6,900 square-foot
Guest Suite Features
  • A king-bedded room with twin bed option
  • Interleading suites (3 & 4) available in each villa
  • Walk-in dressing room and dual vanity
  • Double rain shower and bath with bushveld views
  • Separate WC
  • Lounge and fireplace
  • Minibar
  • Coffee station
  • Deck and daybed
  • Two iPhone 10s are preloaded with safari apps and your host’s contact details
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safes
  • Suite size: 130 square-meters / 1,400 square-foot

Things To Do

Safari Experience
  • Dedicated expert field guide and tracker with your own zero emission game viewing vehicle
  • Big Five, diverse species of antelope and exceptional birdlife
  • Guided day and night game drives in Land Cruiser electric vehicles with USB ports and heated seats
  • Guided walks, sundowners, bush dining and bird watching
  • Suitable for children of all ages and booster seats available on request
Tastings & Pairings
  • Enjoy wine, whiskey or gin tastings and pairings with our resident sommelier in the comfort of the villa wine cellar, at the formal dining room, bar counter or out in the bushveld
  • Outdoor dining
  • Special dietary requirements are catered for
  • Visit to local school creche and village
  • Visit to the solar plant that generates all power
  • Scavenger hunt, tracking, baking, shooting targets with pellet guns, arts and crafts for children



Sabi Sands Game Reserve



Available Amenities:


Fitness Center

In-Room Dining

Internet Access

Laundry Services

Mini Bar

On-Site Activities



Swimming Facilities

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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.