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Magical Spring Sunrises at Madrugada

Business has picked up at Madrugada Lodge in July and August 2020 with Local Zimbabwean starting to travel again.

Spring is in the air in Vumba and the days are warmer which is once again drawing visitor this part of Zimbabwe.

Magical Sunrises may once more may be experienced at Madugada


Madrugada Dawn 1

Madrugada Dawn 3

Madrugada Dawn 4

Madrugada Dawn 6

Madrugada Dawn 2

Madrugada Dawn 5

Madrugada Re Opens

After three months of closure of all Hotels and Lodges in the Bvumba Mountains,clients are now allowed to visit within certain parameters.
Madrugada Lodge is pleased to announce it is open for bookings.

Sunrise at Madrugada

Winter comes to the Bvumba

The sunny clear skies during the first days of May 2020 and the bite of chilly Evenings ushers in the beginning of winter in the Bvumba Mountains.

Madrugada Lodge however has been closed for business over the last two months  but there is hope of re-opening sometime in May 2020.

A new cottage has been built at Madrugada Lodge and is ready for occupation.

Sunrise from the New Cottage



Sunrise at Madrugada

Quite April 2020 at Madrugada

As a result of the Global clampdown on limiting travel due to the Corona Virus the Lodge has been in lockdown mode.

This has given us time to put the final touches to the completion of the new cottage .


The new cottage is set on the edge of primary magnificent  indigenous montaine forest

Sunrise from the new Cottage

A Fantastic February for Madrugada

After a very quite January 2020,Madrugada Lodge had a extremely busy February.
The highlight of the month was a large holistic group of twelve ladies who did a retreat over the first weekend in February.


Retreat Group in Madrugada Forest

Holistic Group in front of the Lodge.


The retreat group at the Chinamata waterfall having fun


A Bumper Festive Season at Madrugada Lodge

December 2019 was busiest festive season on record for Madrugada and most other hotels and Lodges in the Bvumba area.
Visitors came as far afield as Netherlands,Germany and the South Africa stayed at the Lodge however most guest were from Harare ,who waned a break from the hectic city lifestyle.

Visitors in Madrugada Forest


Guests at the Lodge during Xmas

December Guests having fun at Chinamata Waterfall

Visitors over the Festive Season

A Quite March at Madrugada

March 2019 has been relatively quite for bookings at Madrugada.
However a young group visited last week end and were taken on a tour to the nearby waterfalls where they a lot of fun.


Visitors at Prince of Wales View


Visitors Near Leopard Rock


Visitors at Chinamata Falls


Visitors having fun at Nearby Falls

Excelcior Falls



Wild Ginger Flower in Madrugada Forest

Madrugada is Expanding

February 2019 was a very quite month for Madrugada Lodge however we received some guest from South Africa and as far afield as Denmark.

Madrugada is building a new Lodge out of natural stone with fantastic views into Mozambique over Lake Chikamba in the background.

Stoge One of New Lodge



Stage Two of New Lodge

New Lodge Stage 3



Stage Three of New Lodge


One of the many fantastic sunrises you may experience at Madrugada

Sunrise at Madrugada