Dr. Johan Hattingh, South Africa
30 January 2017
What an emotional, spiritual and culinary gem. The attention to detail was incredible and the personnel (owner: Lise, Chefs: Thomas and Chris) went beyond the boundaries of excellence to accommodate every whim.
The romantic picnic was detailed and personalized to the last dish. Served in the privacy of our own cottage made it so much more spectacular.
The Water likkewaan, geese and vast birdlife made this experience extraordinary.
The fire dancing by Lise was the pinnacle of professionalism combined with our adoration and total amazement.
He was called Skylark and she was Star
With soulful eyes they look afar
The horse whispering was soulfully profound
A connection of dimensions without any sound
To be mindful, to ground
To brush, to nurture, quite profound
The life lessons learnt in a little bit of time
Are lifetimes worth of classes sublime
So many lessons, so much to learn,
A few more hours with them you would yearn
This experience leaves you in awe
To think you can learn this from someone with a hoof and a paw…..
Zaahira Karrim, South Africa
07 March 2016
Lethabo Estate was the best birthday surprise choice I'd made...
I liaised with a friendly and accurate lady by the name of Lisa, it took one email and a same day response to get the surprise rolling
We were very well catered for as the food was all Halal
We had a river cottage and Oh my word was it breathtaking!!!
Clean and beautiful
Definitely needs a revisit
Thank you for the wonderful memories
Tanya booyse, South Africa
10 November 2014
It was a great weekend thank you, food was great very peaceful.
Surpassed my Expectations
Anthony Ruan van Huyssteen, South Africa
07 July 2014
What a hidden Gem... The service was great, the scenery, beautiful, even in winter. If you feel like breaking away from the hustle and bustle of JHB without travelling too far, this is the ideal place!
Don't forget the food. It was amazing. As for the picnic, its a must!
Excellent one night stay
Samir Anand, South Africa
30 June 2014
I needed to find a place near Joburg for a last minute night away for my wife and I. I booked the night on SafariNow and received immediate confirmation. This was followed up by a call from the venue to confirm details including arranging a wondering dinner picnic in our room. The venue is very beautiful on the banks of the river and even though it is winter, it has a lovely charm and atmosphere. The food and service were excellent and its a great romantic getaway for those looking for a rustic and charming venue like this. We definitely will be back!
Tranquility at its best
Erika Rohland, South Africa
07 October 2013
I was fortunate enough to have been a guest at Lethabo Estate this weekend. We were made to feel at home from the minute we arrived and have been spoiled and pampered by Lise and her team. We were in the Kingfisher Suite with a view of the river and spent the afternoon just sitting and admiring the view. Dinner was sublime and having dinner while sitting outside in a relaxed atmosphere was just what we needed. I can highly recommend Lethabo Estate and dinner is an absolute must! It is a place where you can recharge and feed your soul.
It was OK
Lydia Bezuidenhout, South Africa
02 October 2013
The estate is conveniently located and the surroundings is beautiful. The food at Lethabo is excellent!
But we were disappointed in the chaos while we were there. It is an expensive stay, and we felt that the attention to detail, were definitely lacking.
michele DE VILLIERS, South Africa
12 August 2013
it's the perfect place to treat your loved one to a romantic getaway and piece and quite experience.
The owners are kind and very helpful. the food exquisite and special.
you should really indulge in a weekend here!!!
Farmhouse at Lethabo Estate
Claudia Oliphant, South Africa
30 April 2012
This was a peaceful, idyllic weekend away for my family and I. The accommodation was comfortable, the food was excellent and the service was superb.
We fully intend to revisit the estate and recommend this weekend away in the country for anyone wanting relief from the rat race.
Compliments to Lise and her team for making our stay a memorable one.
Beautiful venue, great service
Johan Venter, South Africa
19 March 2012
One of the most beautiful and serene venues I have ever visited. The food was excellent and the service of a top caliber. I would definitely go back again.
Ngate Petrus Makgoba, South Africa
09 February 2011
We really enjoyed our stay at the estate. The people there were friendly and always willing to help us. They really helped my husband pull off the best birthday ever for me. The picnic by the riverside was out of this world.
Janice Pinington, South Africa
24 January 2011
We had the most wonderful weekend. Relaxed and spoilt rotten by Lisa and company. The willow tree was amazing and the picnic was superb. Thank you all for a super weekend.
Tranquility and class
Marina Griebenow, South Africa
22 January 2011
Our honeymoon in the romantic River Tree Cottage was spectacular, owing particularly to the fantastic setting of the cottage and the superb yet discreet service by Lise, Paul, their talented chef and courteous staff. We're just sorry that we didn't spend enough time there and the stay was so brief. We definitely intend coming back for a longer stay and then we'll make a point of spending much more time enjoying the tranquility of the beautiful surroundings. Bravo, Lise and Paul.
super - We'll be back.
MAGNY HERVE, Madagascar
16 September 2008
Super , we will come back.
herve + dominique + léo magny
George Letseka, South Africa
30 April 2008
My partner and I were very much relaxed by peace and quietness of Lethabo. Our only regret is that we did not stay longer. Exceptional service from James, Lissa and company!
Mark Schneeberger, South Africa
06 December 2007
My new wife and I really enjoyed our stay at Lethabo. James was an excellent host and ensured that we were well looked after. Thanks to for the amazing food!
lorelei wilson, South Africa
15 October 2007
The willow tree was absolutely fantastic, what a romantic, tranquil and friendly venue.
Will definitely refer this to friends.
Paul Moore, South Africa
25 September 2007
Everything was fantastic from start to finish, we had a fantastic stay and we were sorry it was so short. Absoltuely amazing to know that we could go away to a resort so close to home and yet still accomplish the feeling of a holiday far from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Maryke DeKooker, South Africa
11 July 2007
The stay at Lethabo was amazing. Everything was just stunning. I will tell people about Lethabo. It's on your doorstep and still it feels as if you are far away in Paradise. Thank you for a wonderful stay!!!!