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Karkloof - the Worlds Finest Safari Spa

Karkloof - the Worlds Finest Safari Spa

Exclusive 5-star safari spa destination in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, comprises 3,000 hectares of beautiful landscapes, including 105-metre waterfall and two rivers.


Luxurious accommodation includes 16 individually decorated villas, with four family villas among them.

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Karkloof Safari Spa is a world-class facility, blending the best of the globe's major spas with a uniquely African sensibility. It will capture your imagination and invite you to submit mind and body to a complete revitalization process.


Spa facilities:
• Handpicked, highly trained Thai therapists
• 17 large treatment rooms
• Extensive list of treatments, from the usual favourites, to treatments exclusive to Karkloof Safari Spa
• Glass-fronted treatment rooms from which you can view wildlife while being pampered
• Living roofs, which act as extra grazing areas for the smaller animals on the property


If for complete relaxation you still need to be active, why not try yoga, Tai Chi or bamboo dancing. For a complete wellness journey of self-renewal and discovery you will find Detox or weight-loss packages. 



The property is undeniably amongst the most picturesque on the African continent, nestling in the almost cinematic splendors of the Karkloof Valley. There are five waterfalls, various dams and three rivers, all located within its confines, which makes for an amazingly varied landscape and flora. 


The area's mist-belt forests and thickets, open plains and riverine valleys all contribute to guests' sense of peace and restoration and the list of activities here is limitless. 


• Game drives at any time of day
• Array of wildlife, including white rhino, bufalo, hippo, girafe, zebra, and wildebeest
• Lion-free sanctuary, so guests are able to roam uninhibited on property

Other Activities

• Birding
• Hiking
• Mountain-biking
• Fishing and fy-fshing
• Picnicking
• Nature walks

Blend these natural assets with the careful attention to detail, personalized service and unfailing standards of African hospitality, not to mention the lodge's superb cuisine and outstanding wine cellar, and you have an experience to be savored by the most discerning clientele. 

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