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Lejwe La Metsi
Private Reserve

An exclusive 5 star luxury getaway in an awe-inspiring setting, located just 90 minutes away from Johannesburg, South Africa.

We invite you and your loved ones to explore the malaria-free reserve, located in Bela Bela in Limpopo Province - only 90 minutes away from Johannesburg. Accommodating just 36 guests at any one time, guests are guaranteed exclusivity and absolute privacy during their stay. There are 6 opulent villas to choose from, 5 fully-catered and one luxury self-catering villa. Each is discreetly tucked away into the hillside, surrounded by lush, landscaped gardens and trickling waterfalls offering the most serene setting.

Featured Experiences

From romantic retreats and family-friendly holidays to executive getaways and milestone celebrations, Lejwe La Metsi has something to offer everyone.


Relax & Rejuvenate

2500 hectares of pristine wilderness provides the perfect setting to unwind and relax. Explore our serene, lush gardens and magnificent waterfalls surrounding the lodge at your leisure.
The Reserve

Wildlife & Game Drives

Game drives with our expert guides are on offer daily. The reserve has more than 50 different mammals including leopard, brown hyena, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest, hippopotamus, eland, kudu, zebra and more, as well as over 300 bird species.


Dining at Lejwe La Metsi is tailored to your preferences. Bespoke meals can be enjoyed in the comfort of your private villa, in the gardens on sunny days, in the elegant dining room, or in the atmospheric natural boma.

Breeding Preservation Programme

Join us on our conservation journey spearheaded by our breeding program of rare game species including: East-African Buffalo, Black Impala, Zambezi Sable and Golden Wildebeest in the hopes of rebuilding dwindling populations across Southern Africa.

Luxury Accommodation

6 Opulent Guest Villas

3 Bedroom all en-suite Accommodation

With just 6 opulent villas guests are guaranteed utmost exclusivity and privacy. Each luxury residence has 3 en-suite bedrooms, a lounge, outdoor seating and private dining areas. Our self-catering villa is complete with a large kitchen for guests looking to cater for themselves.

Giving Back

Each guest that stays at Lejwe La Metsi contributes directly to our conservation and community upliftment vision.


Our People

The team at Lejwe La Metsi is made up of countless long-standing staff members. We pride ourselves in re-investing in our invaluable staff, to create better opportunities and growth for them by employing from within.



Lejwe La Metsi continuously re-invests into the natural ecosystem, ensuring that its natural wildlife, flora and fauna continue to strive in an untouched setting. We are actively involved in wildlife conservation programmes and the population of each species is carefully monitored to ensure a natural and beneficial balance between species.

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