Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa will team up with a renowned international yoga instructor and detox specialist to present a Wellness Safari Retreat at the 5-star lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve (Limpopo), from 7 to 12 September 2023.
The 5-night package is limited to 10 participants. It includes luxury accommodation and a complete wellness programme with healthy, organic meals and optional detox juice fasting days. Activities that are included comprise of personal coaching, yoga and meditation sessions, daily safaris, bushwalks, mindfulness walks and massages/spa treatments, as well as road transfers from OR Tambo Airport.
The Mhondoro Wellness Safari Retreat will be hosted and facilitated by professional personal coach, Monique Christiaans of Zenzo Yoga in the Netherlands. She says: ‘It is my dream to give people tools to live more consciously. I fulfill this mission by presenting retreats in nature, where it is possible to escape one’s busy life and relax completely in a beautiful, natural environment. During these six days you can recharge your batteries completely and at the same time become more aware of nutrition and the importance food, and what it does in your body.’
Myriam Vogel, the co-owner of Mhondoro Safari Lodge says that Mhondoro lends itself perfectly to hosting exclusive wellness events like this, with extensive decks and heated swimming pools overlooking the wilderness, a yoga room and two small gymnasiums, as well as a Spa suite with a bath outside on the deck. ‘We have put together a programme aimed at relaxation and intensive cleansing, inviting participants to re-charge, rejuvenate, rest and relax. In six days you will go on a transformative journey that will tell you more about yourself and your current lifestyle. So, whether you want to lose some weight, get more balance in your life or just get away and enjoy the breathtaking scenery and wildlife, this promises to be an unforgettable experience.’
MORE ABOUT MHONDORO SAFARI LODGE & VILLA
Located in Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo), MHONDORO SAFARI LODGE & VILLA is a luxury safari destination of note. A mere 2h45-minute drive from Johannesburg, the landscape is breathtaking rich and diverse, stretching across 35 000 hectares. The reserve is home to the Big 5, including a large white rhino population that is protected within the malaria-free reserve. Guided walks are popular with guests, as is watching the ‘resident’ herd of elephants who visit the waterhole at the lodge on a daily basis and who love a drink from the natural, salt-water swimming pools. #poolellie
The superb wildlife experience is complemented by Mhondoro’s luxurious accommodation, indulgent spa treatments, fine cuisine and passionate service. Dutch-owned, Mhondoro is a gourmand’s delight and a fusion of African chic and edgy European influences. The exclusive 5-star lodge sleeps only 24 guests, with accommodation including two child-friendly Family suites, a romantic Honeymoon suite, and a 2-bedroom Executive Suite. Guest suites are spacious with full bathrooms, outdoor showers, private decks and most have private plunge pools. Mhondoro Villa is the ultimate in luxury and privacy for families or friends travelling together. It features a magnificent master suite and two additional bedrooms and comes with a private gym, yoga or massage room and a heated swimming pool, a game-viewing safari vehicle with personal guide, and the services of a chef, butler and housekeeping staff.
Unique features at Mhondoro include the ultimate photographer’s dream: a waterhole with underground hide that is connected with the main lodge by a tunnel, as well as a stardeck, heated swimming pools and an infrared sauna. The Spa offers facials, massages, manicures and pedicures, as well as a private, outdoor spa deck overlooking the reserve to offer the ultimate relaxation.