Simple, Rustic and Friendly

Established in 2004, Xisaka is a premium Guest House and Conference facility located in Kremetart, Giyani, in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. With breathtaking views of birds in their natural habitat and surrouns featuring lush greener and bush.

At Xisaka, the city’s hustle and bustle melt away, leaving room for the prevailing sound of birds singing of this place of serenity, where you sease are immersed in the rich tapestry and beauty of the Tsonga culture.

The Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions (MCE) industry is South Africa has a tremendous impact on our country’s economy, and facilities such as Xisaka Guest House and Conference are drivers of this impact.

This is a place where nature is the star, business and leisure its anchor.

Who We Are

World-class hospitality in the birding route

Xisaka Guest House and Conference is nestled in the heart of the birding route, further enhacing its essential character as a unique experience.

Xisaka provides world-class accommodation and events facilities, from conferences to weddings, functions, and banquests – this is a gem of the Rixile Culture to Kruger Route.

It is a place for travellers, corporate or leisure, to enjoy a world-class experience, surrounded by culture and nature, while business goes on.

An oasis steeped in Tsonga Culture

Xisaka, a Xitsonja word meaning nest, lies 10km from the Nsami Dam. It is a luxious home away from home, with the Letaba River’s riverine bush running through Giyani, providing the perfect base for birding enthusiasts exploring this under-birded area. Xisaka offers luxury accommodation and conferencing that ticks every business and leasure traveller’s need – it is the epitome Vatsonga hospitality.



To build a premium hospitality brand that offers a unique experience infused with the beauty and culture of the local Vatsonga. To provide world-class services to our guests – creating priceless moments that make their stay memorable. To be the facility of choice for guests from every corner of the globe, offering authentically African luxury and comfort, where nature is at play, and business never stops. To be the place for travellers, business or leisure, meet, celebrate, play and rest while indulging in nature and culture.



A luxurious haven in the African bush

Located in a bird sanctuary, Xisaka boasts 20 en-suite rooms name (in Xitsonga) after various bird species found in the area. Enjoy the plenty space, blackout curtains and comfy beds in every guest room including DStv, bar fridge, coffee/tea making facilities and individual air condition control.

Two conferencing venues, and a decor style whose aesthetic pays homage to the surrounding natural environment and the harmony of the ancient Tsonga villages. The combination of modern sophistication and technology, imbued with Tsonga culture and hospitality, offers a unique experience that can only be found at Xisaka.


Conference Facilities

Where busines is a pleasure and leisure is a treasure

Our highly convenient location and uncompromising service offers an environment designed to meet the needs today’s business traveller’s needs. The naturally lit meeting rooms are fully equipped and operate 24 hours upon request if need be.

The lapa accommodates 100 people cinema style seated and 70 people on round tables. Another conference room, indoor and air conditioned, can accommodate up to 20 guests. Whether 70 to 100 guests, at Xisaka, we create and encourage fresh ideas and thinking out of th box.

Wedding Functions

Where ethnic fairytales come to being

Xisaka is an authentically African location, a priceless backdrop to the special day of your dreams. With fantastic rooms, enchanting gardens deisgned for an intimate wedding, giving a sense of bringing the outside inside in the most organic of ways. Xisaka is where life, love and everything in between is celebrated – where families gather, business engages, leisure seeders revive, and bird watchers find lifes’ simple pleasures.

Functions & Banquets

Where gathterings become lifelong connnections

Offering a wide range of authentic African cuising, Xisaka marries the traditional with the contemporary, creating a delightful dining experience. Guests can look forward to enjoying an array of dining options when visiting Xisaka. Be it wholesome or rustic dining on a long table in the gardens to soak in the warm African climate or fine dining with elegant banquets for special occasions, personal or business in nature. We subscribe to the idea of creating sustainable connections – Xisaka to the land, the harvest and the hands that toil the land. We are deeply committed to honouring and meaningfully engaging with the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate this land.

The Food

Offering a wide range of authentic African Cuisine from pap & steak to the infamous Braai, Xisaka marries the traditional with the contemporary, resulting in a charming and unique dining experience.

We can even set the long table in the gardens so you enjoy the sunny outdoors of the province

Wifi Hotspot Available


Executive Room

R 850-00 per night

Bed and Breakfast basis

Standard Room

R 770.00 per night

Bed and Breakfast basis

Single Room

R 770-00 per night

Bed and Breakfast Basis

Weekend Special

R 600-00 per night

Bed Only

Conference Venue

R 1150-00 per day

Conference Package

Conference facilities with or without meals price available on request.



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RECEPTION TEL: +27 (0)15 812 3986

CELLPHONE: +27 (0) 83 283 0515

EMAIL: reception@xisaka.co.za

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