Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly lodge with 4 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools


This family-friendly Bela-Bela lodge is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve South Gate and Wessels Lake. Klipspringer Lake is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away.

Property Features

Along with 4 restaurants, this lodge has 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a golf course, 3 bars/lounges, and a 24-hour fitness center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 36 rooms boast private pools and deep soaking tubs, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies or patios, Select Comfort beds, and sofa beds.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge

Farm 534KQ D1000 Mabula District Bela-Bela Limpopo 0480

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge features a full-service spa, a golf course, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and 4 spa tubs. Dining is available at one of the lodge's 4 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the lodge's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 1851 square feet (172 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly lodge also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a terrace. For a surcharge, an area shuttle within 20 km is available to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 36 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of spa tubs - 4 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Year Built 2003 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1851 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 172 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 60 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Private pool 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Syringa Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Thorn Tree Terrace - Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Golfers Express - Overlooking the golf course, this diner serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including outdoor tennis courts. 2 outdoor swimming pools and 4 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Game viewing on site 
  • Game drive on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Spa Services

The Spa at Zebula has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Guests under 14 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 14 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for ZAR 100 per night.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 185 for adults and ZAR 92.50 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 1000
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 100 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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