Maliba Mountain Lodge


The luxurious Maliba Mountain Lodge is located amidst the Tsehlanyane National Park in North Lesotho. The stunning setting is characterised by soaring mountains, crystal-clear lakes and pristine valleys.


The Maliba Mountain Lodge, pronounced “Madiba”, is the first five-star hotel in this breathtakingly beautiful environment. The views and mountain panoramas never cease to stir the heart.


Only recently inaugurated, the Maliba Mountain Lodge lies a mere one hour’s driving distance south read more » of the picturesque town Clarens, at approximately 370 km from Johannesburg and 490 km from Durban.


The mountain facilities consist of six spacious suites built with natural stone and thatched roofs. The Maliba main building features a graceful open architecture that, on a warm day, places you almost directly amidst the clean air and gorgeous mountain scenery.


The furniture and decorations all exude a modern but cosy flair – a wonderful place to unwind in fine style. And, on a cold day, the fireplaces in the lobby provide welcome warmth after the chilly temperatures outside.


Moreover, the main building’s facilities include a bar, well-stocked wine cellar, superb gourmet restaurant and an open fireplace. When required, you may ask to have the conference room prepared for your business meetings.


Despite the remote location, the Maliba Mountain Lodge has internet and an outdoor pool. The viewing platform is the ideal spot to settle down with a glass of South African wine in hand, enjoying a sun-kissed mouthful with an eyeful of mountain scenery.


It has to be mentioned that the Maliba Mountain Lodge is renowned for its exquisite service. The staff is exceedingly attentive, friendly and discreet. Moreover, you may request to have a personal butler attending you for the duration of your stay. Lean back and enjoy!


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The Maliba Mountain Lodge accommodates ist destinguished guests in six private and highly luxurious Mountain Chalets designed in a Basotho style. Each of the units is generous 80 square metres large and read more » tastefully furnished with a friendly colour scheme.


The guidelines for the interior design denominated warmth and refined comforts as the principal endeavour. And certainly, the result is stunning. Relish the cosy flair and restore body, mind and soul high up in the mountains.


The facilities are extravagant. Enjoy underfloor heating, precious wood panelling, a crackling fireplace and electrically heated beds. Quite needless to say that the bathrooms are equally luxurious.


You may not only look forward to standard amenities like a shower, toilet and hairdryer but also to a large bathtub set into the floor and commanding an inspiring mountain view!


Later, slip into the crisp sheets of your king or queen sized bed and take a last glimpse at the soaring peaks before drifting off to sleep. Carefully devised lighting creates a special flair.


The private viewing deck quickly becomes a favourite spot to spend a moment or two in sweet idleness. Put your feet up, lean back in the comfortable deckchairs and inhale the clean and fragrant mountain air. Additional Mountain Chalet facilities include a fridge as well as a coffee and tea maker.


The perfect accommodation solution for families and groups of friends travelling together are the elegant River Lodges, which feature four bedrooms sleeping eight guests and a fully equipped kitchen.


Two spacious bathrooms, three toilets, a shower and bathtub are part of the amenities. The cold mountain climate stands not a chance against the state-of-the-art underfloor heating system.


Of course, the River Lodge also features the perfect spot to enjoy the scenery. In fact, two decks, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor, allow you to admire the soaring mountains all around. Housekeeping maintains the River Lodge immaculate throughout your stay.


The Maliba Mountain Lodge’s dedicated chef creates culinary magic: Only freshest ingredients are used and the gourmet treats are served either in the restaurant or on your private chalet deck.


Moreover, a delicious room service provides freshly brewed coffee, pastry and light snacks whenever desired. Time to indulge, time to lean back, regaining your balance and relishing the stunning setting and refined luxuries of the Maliba Mountain Lodge!


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The Maliba Mountain Lodge offers exciting outdoor activities to explore the mountain setting. For example, you may hike one of the three nature studies trails or mount a sure-footed horse.


Guides are read more » available to help you get your bearings and to explain about the fascinating ecosystem. But, of course, you may also hike the mountains on your own. The pristine nature, the exotic plants and breathtaking panoramas are truly awe-inspiring.


The Maliba Mountain Lodge is also a great location for birding. Countless species may be observed in the high-altitude forests that you may not spot in any other regions.


Furthermore, different sports options encourage your lungs to pump the clean mountain air. The summer months are great for rock climbing whereas the winter offers you the chance to ski in South Africa.


Highly recommendable, visit the nearby cave system, which is located a mere hour’s drive away from the Maliba Lodge. Admire the ancient rock painting and even older fossils dating back millions of years.


Lesotho is a region with an especially rich cultural history. Learn more about the traditions, customs and people on one of the many excursions offered by the Maliba Mountain Lodge.


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