Only one hour’s drive from Gauteng in the Limpopo province, the discerning guest can enjoy a taste of paradise in the Shangri-La Country Hotel. Situated against the lush backdrop of the Waterberg and overlooking the tropical Nile Valley, this secluded hideaway is a sanctuary from the bustling city.
The Hotel at a Glance
Offering charming old-world elegance, this beautiful 23-year old hotel boasts 49 rooms, a romantic wedding chapel, several conference areas, swimming pool and tennis courts.
The hotel has recently undergone extensive refurbishments to its main building. These include an Nguni-inspired promenade, outdoor wooden deck, cellar, 200-seater Bellows restaurant, Baroque-themed Heritage restaurant and the cosy Barry’s bar. On the promenade, guests can find a cosy corner to read a magazine or enjoy freshly brewed filter coffee on the wooden deck under its leafy canopy.
Exquisite antiques, chandeliers and oversized paintings adorn the lavish Baroque-themed Heritage Restaurant and lounge areas.
- Romantic wedding chapel, several conference areas, swimming pool and tennis courts
- Dine at the 200-seater Bellows restaurant, Baroque-themed Heritage restaurant or the cosy Barry’s bar
- Mobile spa available
- Free Wi-Fi
Each room is individually decorated and furnished with antique masterpieces that echo the African Colonial charm that is created by the main complex. The rooms are surrounded by lush tropical gardens, within walking distance of the swimming pool. Guests have the option of twin or double beds, with white Percale linen and elegant mahogany furnishings.
- Room service
- Selected DSTV channels
- Laundry services
- Coffee making facilities
- Daily housekeeping
- Writing desk and stationary
- Maximum occupancy: two adults
What to do in Modimolle
Modimolle is near the Waterberg Mountains, 135 kilometres north of Pretoria. The town is surrounded by hot mineral springs, nature reserves and a choice of game farms. Explore the Waterberg Massif, which was named by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The fascinating rock formations within the reserve have been shaped by the fast flowing river’s eroding effect over millions of years. Modimolle is a popular tourist destination and offers a variety of outdoor attractions such as trophy hunting, rock climbing, 4X4, Zipline Adventures, quad trails, hiking trails, birding, fishing, boating, horse riding and awesome golf courses.