SANCTUARY MANDELA: South Africa’s breathtaking place of reflection

In the beautiful suburb of Houghton, Johannesburg is the Sanctuary Mandela. The home to Nelson Mandela after gaining his freedom from prison. This is surrounded by lush gardens and retreat spaces filled with perfectly-curated exhibits that pay tribute to the human rights activist, former president, and global icon, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, also known as Mandiba.

This place includes elements of the home Madiba lived in after he returned from Robben Island, where he hosted the likes of Bill Clinton, Michael Jackson, and Oprah Winfrey. It later became the headquarters of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Sanctuary Mandela is now a re-envisioned residency, a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel with 9 curated rooms and retreat spaces for reflection, healing, and thought-provoking experiences inspired by the life and times of Nelson Mandela.

Sanctuary Mandela offers lodging and features a restaurant with a Mandela-inspired menu. The walls throughout are decorated with memorabilia in tribute to South Africa’s first black head of state.

Paying homage to Madiba’s depth of character and contemplative spirit. The time spent at Sanctuary Mandela promises a sense of healing and reflection for all visitors. Every corner of the boutique hotel is recreated to provide a combination of tranquillity, heritage, and mindful experiences.

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