Secluded Mountain-top Retreat

Secluded Mountain-top Retreat

Where in the world are you free to walk without a guide amongst wildlife, cycle untamed terrain, track game, learn about medicinal plants or discover ancient Rock Art?

Leshiba Mountain Retreats is a luxury private wildlife and eco tourism destination located on top of the Soutpansberg Mountains, 36km west of Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa.

We offer single track mountain biking trails, guided walks and game drives.

With four accommodation options and both full-board and self catering available, Leshiba is a magical place to take a walk on the wild side.

*Please note: due to our location, Leshiba does not allow day visitors. Leshiba has a 2 night minimum stay and does not allow self driving.

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Choose your Mountain Retreat:

The Venda Art Lodge is a magical African story waiting to be shared with you. 

An incredible work of art built on dreams and inspiration. Our hearts went into bringing this original Venda homestead back to life and creating one of the most unique lodges in the world.

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A remote six-bed bush camp surrounded by trees and nestled within a spectacular amphitheatre of high cliffs and mountains. Please note: a high clearance vehicle is essential for reaching Hamasha Bush Camp

Hamasha is a dream escape from the rest of the world. Surrounded by trees and nestled within a spectacular amphitheatre of high cliffs and mountains with magnificent views, the camp overlooks Hamasha gorge – a window through the mountain range looking to our northern borders and the rolling African continent beyond. 

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The Farmhouse offers 12 beds with five luxury bedroom suites plus one deluxe suite with it’s own wing.

This is bush living luxe and you won’t want to leave. The farmhouse is situated on a magnificent view site facing the rising sun and overlooking a spectacular rock swimming pool. Your home from home in the bush.

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A modern African Village

Luvhondo is located near a spectacular view site. Offering 16 – 28 beds.

Luvhondo is Leshiba’s larger group accommodation venue. It is situated close to the cliffs with endless views and is ideal for workshops, retreats, family gatherings and celebrations. 

Perfect for hiking, birding, mountain biking, photography, tree or botanical groups, yoga retreats and more.

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“Everything you promised, more than I expected, bigger than my imagination or dreams”

– Billy Waterson

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  • star rating  I was lucky enough to spend one night ( way too short ) on this amazing farm . The abundance of animals together with the beautiful mountains , trees and... read more

    12 Feb 2020
  • star rating  Our stay at H12 Leshiba was truly fantastic in every sense! The personal touches and attention to detail were amazing! The peace & tranquility was surrounding the lodge was exactly... read more

    17 Dec 2019
  • star rating  We made a last-minute booking at Leshiba to take a 5-day break from city life. It was one of our favourite trips out of Joburg so far. We stayed at... read more

    9 Aug 2021
  • star rating  Professional and friendly staff. Exquisite setting, beautiful architecture. I booked not knowing what to expect and was pleasantly surprised and awed by Leshiba. We will certainly return to this spot... read more

    30 Oct 2019
  • star rating  I would easily give this 10 stars if I could. The staff is perfectly attentive and accommodating. Upon arrival we were greeted by staff and offered a cold beverage as... read more

    30 Mar 2020