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Lehele Family Villas

7 Remotely Situated Family Villas

Lehele Family Villas

Remote Safari Getaway for Families and Friends

Gondwana’s Lehele Family Villas offer all the comforts of home, ideal for families and groups of friends. Children ages 3 and older are welcome.  The villas are remotely located with total privacy to enjoy the beautiful Cape environment and passing wildlife. The spacious three- and four-bedroom ensuite villas feature double-volume lounge and dining areas with wood-burning fireplaces, all opening onto a wraparound deck with magnificent valley and mountain views.

Full Board Guests self-drive to Lehele Lodge for breakfast, lunch, dinner and game drives on roads suitable for 2×4 vehicles. As of June 14, 2024 children (3-12 years) staying at our child-friendly Lehele Lodge are welcome to join Game Drives. NO CHILDREN UNDER 3 years are allowed on game drives (For safety reasons and free roaming predators). (*refer to child policy below). Lehele Family Villas are located about  2-10.5km from Lodge with a 15-30 minute driving time along a scenic drive through Gondwana’s Big5 Reserve. Transfers to and from Lehele Lodge are bookable at reception and charged at R200 per person per way.

*Child Policy

  • Until May 1, 2024;
  • Children ages 6 to 12 years of age pay 50% of full adult rate regardless of whether they stay in their parent’s room or occupy another room in the Villa.
  • Children under 12 years of age welcome at Lehele Lodge, and are accommodated in Lehele Family Villas.
  • Unfortunately Kwena Lodge and Kwena Lodge Villas will not accept children under 12.
  • Children ages 0-2.9 stay for free but cannot go on game drives or safety reasons. As an alternative, we offer pre-booked babysitting services (see details below) or a pre-booked Bokkie drive (non-predator sightings game drive). One adult must accompany the children on the Bokkie Drive at all times. Private game drives may also be booked at an additional cost, subject to availability, 7 days prior to arrival.
  • From May 1, 2024;
  • Children between the age of 3 and 6 stay for 30% of adult rate (game drives included).
  • Children between the age of 6 and 12 stay for 50% of adult rate (game drives included).
  • Children ages 12 and older are regarded as adults and pay 100% of adult rates.

Please click here to view Children’s Policy for alternative activities for children under the age of 3

Lehele Villas Gallery

Facilities

  • Villas are approximately 350m2 – to 460 m2 in size and ideal for families and groups
  • Villa facilities include: Open plan, double-volume lounge, kitchen and dining area with thatch roof, fireplace and TV.
  • Expansive deck with BBQ and magnificent valley and mountain views.
  • Bedrooms with king or twin beds, seating areas, fireplaces and private deck areas.
  • En-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, deep baths, double sinks, cotton percale linen, bath towels and bathrobes, non-allergenic pillows, a hairdryer, a tea station. In-room safety-deposit box, electricity: AC 220V, free WiFi
  • Twice-daily housekeeping with turn-downs

Booking Information

  • Check in from 14:00pm and check out by 11:00am
  • Min 2-night stay
  • Full Board only, includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and two game drives daily.
  • Please note that the package does not include beverages and additional activities.
  • Children 3 years and older welcome.

Important Information

  • Lehele Lodge which services Lehele Family Villas is currently closed and undergoing maintenance. Lehele Lodge will re-open on June 14, 2024.
  • Our families with children staying at Lehele Villas will be making use of Kwena Lodge facilities temporarily until Lehele Lodge reopens on June 14, 2024.
  • Until June 14, 2024, Guests staying in Lehele Family Villas self drive from Kwena Lodge to their Villa and back for meals, game drives and activities.
  • The Lehele Family Villas are located about 10.5km from Kwena Lodge with a 15-30 minute driving time along a scenic drive through Gondwana’s Big5 Reserve. Transfers to and from Kwena Lodge are bookable at reception and charged at R200 per person per way.
  • From June 14, 2024, Lehele Lodge will re-open and guests will once again self drive from Lehele Lodge to their Lehele Villa and back for meals, game drives and activities.

Guest Feedback

“Game Drives were just marvellous, Service and Dinner were great, overall experience outstanding, Bush Villa was 15 mins Drive to Restaurant and Reception through the game reserve which we did not mind but enjoyed. Not often you drive Home from dinner past a herd of elephants.”

Patrick
~ Lehele Villa Guest

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