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Guest Information

We want our guests to feel at home at Ubuntu Luxury Villa; fed by nature, nurtured by beauty, and able to tap into the sense of place that we’ve found so remarkable since our very first visit to this part of South Africa. This page will give you an overview of Ubuntu Luxury Villa and information you will need to plan your stay and make it as easy as possible. You’re also welcome to contact us with any queries not covered here.

General

  • The villa can only be booked exclusively for a minimum of 2 nights.
  • The villa is SELF-CATERING, but we can book a private chef for you on availability
  • It sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
  • Children are welcome from 6 years and older.
  • Check in is between 14.00 – 18.00 and check out time is before 11.00
  • Access to the estate will be pre-arranged through your booking. And of course you’ll be welcomed by our host at the gate to enter the estate for the first time.
  • Pets are NOT allowed.
  • Visitors from outside are NOT allowed.
  • There are occasionally leopards that move through the estate, so please be aware of that.
  • Treat all animals with respect; they are wild.
  • Please NEVER feed the wildlife; animals become habituated and may have to be destroyed!
  • Hoedspruit is a low-risk malaria area. 
  • We do NOT accommodate extra beds.
  • Loud music and parties is NOT allowed 
  • Smoking is NOT allowed.

Services

  • You have 24 access to our host who can assist with any queries.
  • The house is cleaned once per week when staying a minimum of 7 nights, with linen and sheets replaced, unless otherwise requested. This is a mandatory clean. Should you wish to book extra cleaning during your stay you can do so via your host.
  • We can pre-stock the house for you prior to your arrival, based on a shopping list we will send you. Please note groceries are for your own account and will be charged for plus a 5% service charge. We’ve also included some gluten free and vegan options here.
  • Catering can be arranged on request. 
  • You will find an information booklet in the house.

Rates Ubuntu Luxury Villa

  • Our rates start from EURO 250 per night based on an occupancy of 2 persons
  • Per extra person per night you pay an additional EURO 45 
  • We can host a maximum of 6 guests 
  • Our minimum stay is 2 nights (from Dec 14th – Jan 14th we have a minimum stay of 7 nights)
  • Children are welcome from 6 years and older
  • We offer low and high season rates and these may be subject to change without prior notice.
  • Contact us to check availability via our CONTACT FORM

Rates include:

  • Exclusive use of the villa
  • Full access to the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate to walk, cycle and do self-drives
  • Water and electricity. We have a BACK-UP SYSTEM with 12 solar panels, an inverter and 2 batteries which will help you endure load shedding. This means during load shedding, or other unplanned power interruptions, you will still be able to use the lights, selected plug points, low-watt appliances, wifi, television, fans and you can cook. The air-conditioners, oven and other large appliances that draw high wattage are not connected to the back-up system and will not work.
  • Extensive cleaning before arrival
  • Bed linen & towels
  • Amenities of the South African Brand Africology such as shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion 
  • Starter pack which includes: 3 rolls of toilet paper per room, a small bottle of washing liquid and conditioner, a small bottle of dishwashing liquid, some tablets for the dishwasher, salt and peper, olive oil and coffee, tea and creamer.
  • One bag of braai wood 
  • Access to your host 
  • Grocery Shopping service*
  • Wifi
  • Extensive Information Guide
  • Free use of the Ubuntu binoculars and Game viewing torch

* We offer a shopping list which you can use to have the first groceries available for you in the villa upon arrival. We’ve also included some nice ‘vegan’ and gluten-free’ options. These groceries are for your own account and you can pay for them on receipt. We add a 5% service charge to the bill.

Rates exlude:

  • Refundable breakage deposit depending on the size of the group, refunded within 5 days after check-out when all is ok at the villa

We want our guests to feel at home at Ubuntu Luxury Villa; fed by nature, nurtured by beauty, and able to tap into the sense of place that we’ve found so remarkable since our very first visit to this part of South Africa. There is no doubt our time in the Hoedspruit area has changed us for the better – we’ve designed everything to try and share that experience with you.”

~ Owners, Dennis and Anouk ~