The Nelson Mandela Villa offers spacious and elegant accommodation within Shambala Private Game Reserve.

This home is truly a piece of paradise, humbly displaying an understated luxury and reflecting the rich roots of tribal design. The interior is cool, with neutral tones and fabrics, always true to the tradition that was its inspiration. Enter through the masterfully carved front door, and walk through the quietly elegant, spacious living rooms to the comfortable bedrooms, always aware of the African influence.

The exclusivity and privacy of this special piece of paradise is unique and unsurpassed.

The Details

The Nelson Mandela Villa offers five luxury bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and one Presidential Suite.

The Presidential Suite has an en-suite double bathroom and his and hers dressing room, as well as a private dining area with kitchenette and a private living room with a television.

The staff wing leads directly off the main residence and includes a lounge combined with an operations area, as well as a kitchenette, six bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The Nelson Mandela Villa can be booked for a maximum of 12 people.

Reservations and Enquiries

Please contact us directly to enquire about booking Nelson Mandela Villa:
T: +27 (0)11 292 6030

Amenities and Services

• Secluded natural surroundings.
• Dining area with 14-seater table.
• Informal TV lounge with fireplace.
• DStv channels available.
• Formal lounge with fireplace.
• Outdoor deck with casual lounge area.
• 2 Private studies.
• Indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool situated on a viewing deck that overlooks a private waterhole.
• Business centre and boardroom facilities.
• Satellite telephone in each room.
• Mobile phone signal at the Villa, but limited reception once out on the reserve.
• Complimentary WiFi access.
• Electricity/power available 220V.
• International plug point converters and hairdryers are available in each room.
• Shambala Spa with two treatment rooms and outside deck.


•  Breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by your private Chef.
•  Butler service.
•  All soft drinks, South African wines, spirits and liqueurs.
•  Daytime and spot-lit night game drives and bush walks accompanied by an experienced guide.
•  Unlimited cruises on the Douw Steyn Dam.
•  Complimentary WiFi.
•  All taxes and tourism levies

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