Let your spirit soar in South Africa

Join us in South Africa, for 7 or 10 days of Yoga, Safari, Adventure and Relaxation! Enjoy the peace that yoga brings you, and the thrill of being on an african safari! This is sure to be the most amazing trip of your life.

Optional Upgrade

Complement your stay in South Africa, enjoy 4 days of luxury, and experience the famous Cape Town.

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Join us on a extraordinary experience as we journey through South Africa. This retreat is a once in a lifetime experience as you dive into the magical world of nature. You will be treated to a 5 star luxury experience from the moment you land in South Africa. Time to check this off your bucket list and experience the most amazing adventure of your life with the Radiant yoga family.  You will partake in wild African Safaris twice a day, daily yoga, a private chef and butler to meet  your every desire, star gazing at the Milky Way by a bonfire while listening to the sounds of the African wilderness at night. Prepare to be dazzled, inspired, healed, and awakened for this retreat will touch every corner of your heart and soul.

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SAFARI LODGE

in MARATABA, SOUTH AFRICA

 

rich, bold, organic and patently magnificent

There is no typical guest as the the clientele on any given day range from honeymooners to multi-generational families, safari first-timers to game lodge veterans.

Marataba Safari Lodge is a simple extension of the natural environment beyond its walls. If you sit quietly for long enough, you can feel the energy of the countless people who have made this place home since The Stone Age.

Options to relax outside of your tent include a communal pool with loungers, hammocks amongst the trees and a library with plush brown leather sofas; alternatively, book an in-room spa treatment on your deck and zone out to sounds of the birds and the breeze. For those wanting alternatives for Big Five excursions beyond vehicle drives, Marataba offers a walking safari and a must-do water safari, where guests navigate the Matlabas River in search of hippos, lions and much more while on the lodge’s pontoon, Miss Mara.

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RANKED #3

Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Resorts in Africa: Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

Our next South Africa

 Join us at the beautiful Marataba Safari Lodge, located inside the Marakele National Park in South Africa, for 7 or 10 days of Safari, Yoga, Adventure and Relaxation.

MAY 11th – 17th, or MAY 11th – 20th, 2019

Once you sign up for the South Africa Retreat, you’ll receive unlimited assistance with your travel plans. Please feel free to call Skyler, she will guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have. She may be reached at 480-707-7287 or email skyler@radianthotyoga.com.

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MARATABA RETREAT PACKAGES INCLUDE

  • 5 Star Luxury Accommodation;
  • Yoga Daily;
  • African Safaris twice a day;
  • Specified inclusive safari activities;
  • Two prepared healthy & delicious meals daily plus snacks and refreshments;
  • Transportation to / from Marataba;
  • A private chef and butler to meet your every desire;
  • Wi-Fi available;
  • Extensive Pre-Trip Assistance;
  • Star gazing at the Milky Way by a bonfire while listening to the sounds of the African wilderness at night.

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MARATABA SAFARI LODGE ACCOMMODATION

Each of the 15 canvas-and-stone Tented Suites is tastefully furnished and decorated with a contemporary twist. Whether sharing it with lover, friend or family (or keeping it all to yourself), the interior is ample, and the attention to detail impeccable.

Elegantly furnished, the canvas-and-stone tented rooms at the lodge boast a free-standing stone bath as well as an indoor and outdoor shower. Each has a deck with views over the plains and the river.

You can relax on sun loungers at the pool or read a book in the spacious lounge next to the fireplace.

SINGLE ROOM

$7,066 / person

DOUBLE ROOM

$5,900 / person

*Two adults and/or one child, 6-12 years old
**Prices are per person, unless stated otherwise. Single rooms are available but limited. Payment plans are also available. Please contact us for details.

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*Not included: airfare, extra meals, alcoholic beverages.

A one-of-a-kind Yoga Retreat Experience

Join your yoga family for an adventure of a lifetime

Next retreat: MAY 11TH – 17TH, 2019
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With Marataba based in Marakele National Park’s private 23,000-hectare concession only shared with a sister lodge, the guests’ common denominator is preference for exclusivity.

Just four hours from Johannesburg, this is a sanctuary where busy people can find themselves again by connecting with nature. We were rendered breathless by the dramatic Waterberg mountains, vast plains, rich animal diversity and winding rivers cutting through the landscape of the Marakele National Park.

Rich red mountain rock meets lush green plains (where you will find yellowwood and cedar trees, 5m high cycads and tree ferns). All of the large game species from elephant and rhino to the big cats, as well as an amazing variety of birds (including the largest colony of endangered Cape vultures in the world, with more than 800 breeding pairs) have settled here.

AMAZING EXPERIENCES AT MARATABA SAFARI LODGE

Prepare to be dazzled, inspired, healed, and awakened for this retreat will touch every corner of your heart and soul.

Immerse yourself in nature by staying at Marataba Safari Lodge located in Marakele National Park.

Safely Explore the Wildlife

This beautiful piece of Waterberg wilderness combines some of the most dramatic scenery in South Africa with a plethoric wildlife experience. The Marakele National Park holds a truly immense variety of mammals that are readily seen. The mountains are a safe haven to a number of interesting and unique plant, mammal and bird species, like: the Aardwolf, the Bat-Eared Fox, the Ground Pangolin, the Brown Hyena, and the Bird of Marakele: Gurneys Sugarbird, Cape Vulture, Half-collared Kingfisher, White-backed Night-Heron, Verraux’s Eagle-Owl, Mountain Wagtail, Ant-eating Chat.

Two Guided Safaris a Day

In the company of your Field Guide, you will learn more about the Big Five and the many unique animal species found on the Marakele National Park. 2 safaris a day (one early morning, and one late afternoon, into the evening) are each approximately 3-4 hours long, and include a scenic coffee and sundowner break to purely appreciate just being in the moment. Predators are accustomed to the vehicles at Marataba, and do not see them as a threat. This enables Guides to get into very close proximity with Africa’s most impressive animal species. Photographic opportunities are simply spectacular!

Spa & Wellness

Pamper yourself and indulge in a relaxing and revitalising treatment with our qualified therapist in the luxury and privacy of your Suite. Spend quiet time at the poolside, and soak in the restorative rays of the sun. A great form of exercise is one of our Walking Safaris. Each walk is tailored to suit the disposition and fitness level of the guest. One cannot help but feel alive in this magical place.

Cuisine & Dining Experience

Our chefs are adept at crafting cuisine that will appeal to any palate, be that sweet tooth, vegetarian, health fan or meat lover. Only fresh seasonal ingredients are used, and prepared in the lodge kitchens every day. Three sumptuous meals per day, as well as a number of delectable treats, will ensure that no one goes hungry!

*Prices are per person, unless stated otherwise. Single rooms are available but limited. Payment plans are also available. Please contact us for details.

Our upcoming retreat to Marataba, South Africa

May 11th – 17th or May 11th – 20th, 2019

Once you sign up for the Marataba Retreat, you’ll receive unlimited assistance with your travel plans. Please feel free to call Skyler, she will guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have. She may be reached at 480-707-7287 or email skyler@radianthotyoga.com

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Complement your South Africa Stay

Experience the Famous Cape Town

Enjoy 4 days of luxury at 21 Nettleton an exquisite mansion overlooking the breath taking shoreline of Cape Town, South Africa. Your every need is met here at this mansion with a private chef and full staff to tend to your every request.
Choose the Full Package Retreat between MAY 11th – 20th, 2019
$8,900 / person (single)
$6,900 / person (shared)
*Prices include Marataba Safari Lodge stay and the optional 4 day stay in Cape Town.
*Prices are per person, unless stated otherwise. Single rooms are available but limited. Payment plans are also available. Please contact us for details.
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Nettleton is the epitome of elegance and luxury. Nestled against the slopes of Lion’s Head, this private boutique hotel is located in one of the finest positions in Clifton. A mere 10 minutes away from Cape Town’s legendary Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Table Mountain and the city centre, yet a serene oasis removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. The ambient sound of the waves, uninterrupted coastal views, pristine natural landscape and grandiose sense of space are prompts for an unforgettable experience at 21 Nettleton.

Guests are welcomed to a residence located high above the beaches of Clifton & Camps Bay. The sound of the waves, expansive views and taste of the pristine landscape are prompts for your unforgettable journey.

The expansive gardens with their gigantic granite boulders, swimming pool and terraces, offer tranquillity in an undisturbed setting. With the back opening onto the Table Mountain Nature Reserve, a World Heritage Suite, this allows our guests private access to the hiking trails up Lion’s Head, Signal Hill and Table Mountain.

Offering a small number of private and individually styled suites, each appointed with the finest modern amenities and ideally placed to appreciate the expansive views and stunning landscape. With services included such as a fully inclusive breakfast and bar, afternoon tea, evening canapes and sunset cocktails, high speed wireless internet as well as laundry service and airport transfers for the longer stays – the focus is to provide guests with a memorable, personalized and tranquil stay.

Suggested flight information

That the Dearens will be on

We encourage all retreatee’s to fly with us on this flight to SA. You are welcome to take a return flight on whatever airline of your liking.
Los Angeles (LAX) to Johannesburg (JNB)
May 9th American Airlines Flight #156
Los Angeles (LAX) to Johannesburg (JNB)
London to Johannesburg Flight #6753
Arrive May 11th Johannesburg 6:00 am

MARATABA RETREAT ITINERARY

May 11

Arrive in Johannesburg
Gather group together
Stay 1 Night at a Luxury Hotel (no food included) 

May 12

Wake up, Entire Group Shuttle transport to Marataba (4 Hour Drive to Marataba Shuttle included)
Arrive at Marataba Safari Lodge
Safari / Dinner Sunset (only Dinner included)

May 13-17

Marataba
2 Safaris / Day
1 Yoga / Day
1 Massage / During Entire Stay
All Food Included
All Drinks Included Plus Wine (all other alcohol excluded)

May 17

Leave Marataba by shuttle transportation, included to Johannesburg Airport
Fly to Johannesburg to Capetown (Flight transportation not included)
Flight recommended is: JNB to CPT Flight 105 Comair Departs at 3:25pm $170 Round trip
Cape Town airport to 21 Nettlelton Shuttle transportation not included (20 min. ride)
* No Dinner Included

May 18-20

21 Nettleton
Breakfast Included
No other food is included
2 yoga classes included

Summary

1 Night Johannesburg
5 Nights Marataba
3 Nights Nettleton
Total of 9 Nights / 10 Days
Marataba is a Malaria Free Zone!

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SUGGESTED PACKING LIST

  • Walking Boots, Tennis Shoes
  • Hat - Rimmed hat or Baseball Cap, Scarf, Sunglasses
  • Waterproof Jacket / Leather Jacket
  • Jeans, Sweaters, Long Sleeve, Tank tops, Lots of Layered Clothing, Neutral Colored Clothing
  • Ski Hat or Beanie, Gloves
  • Sunscreen, Lip Balm, Hand sanitizer, Bug Spray, Prescriptions
  • Bathing Suit
  • 1 Outfit for going out in Cape Town
  • Yoga Clothes

For more details on this retreat, please fill in the form or contact us using the details below.

Contact Darlene
darlene@radianthotyoga.com

Contact Skyler
skyler@radianthotyoga.com

Cancellation PolicyIn the event of cancellation, all payments are non-refundable.
Travel insuranceWe strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your trip. There are many travel insurance companies to choose from but Travelex and World Nomads are two reputable organizations for worldwide travel coverage.

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