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Karkloof Safari Spa

5.0 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Karkloof for 3 nights in August and we didn't want to leave! The rooms are beautifully designed, spacious and well maintained; and our room had a wonderful view of the watering hole. The lodge itself is also beautiful as is the reserve- very well maintained, healthy game and its own waterfall. However the outstanding part of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been to Karkloof a few times and each and every time it is the most wonderful experience. The attention of the staff to your every need, is always superb. The villas are beautifully decorated and the attention to detail excellent. The food is superb and there is no shortage of choice. The "raw" food choice... More

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Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have not even checked out of Karkloof Safari Spa but the experience thus far is just TOO MAGNIFICENT. The staff and the owner make you feel super special. Meals are fresh, healthy and delicious................ the SPA, ohhhhhhhhhh the SPA (what more can one ask for?). Enjoyed the game drive with the Head of Game Rangers. Money comes and goes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great part of a trip to South Africa. Top of the line rooms and comfort. Delightful staff. Came away completely relaxed. The staff could not have been more attentive to your every need. The spa facility is world class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and son went last weekend and wow what a peace of heaven on earth. From your arrival to departure it was superb. |The hotel is 10 star and the service 20 star. It is timeless which means you can eat and spa at anytime of the day. The food so awesome as were the Thai therapist. The family... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, Wow and wow - Seven woman in the group spanning three generations and sharing a 21st birthday treat from an amazingly, kind, generous friend for one night of shear luxury - this treat will never ever be forgotten by us all. The Staff, Spa,Lodge, Food, Guest Accommodation and Game Drive were all just brilliant. We were welcomed by all... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Thanks to Fred, Wayne and the Karkloof staff for an amazing holiday. Karloof Safari & Spa is definitely world class and the spa is simply surreal!! The game drives, picnics and meals..wow!! Above all this, you treated my family and I like Royalty - this is something money cannot buy. My heartfelt thanks and well wishes to all at Karkloof... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I visited Karkloof Safari Spa as part of a longer visit back to South Africa. After spending two weeks shuttling between family and friends we were looking forward to having some quality time just the two of us. From the moment we arrived we felt welcome and at home. The lodge was open and friendly, we never... More

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Ballito, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Thank you Karkloof for the amazing weekend and spoil it was worth every cent. Had lovely spa treatments a great game drive with picnic in the bush and delishious food. Staff are warm and tentative and nothing is to much trouble. and we will definately be back!!! Judy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This property is easy to get to being located near Pietermaritzburg in KZN. Once you find it, it feels like you start to slowly exhale and relax. Everything is orientated around making sure that you simply step off from the world and wind down. The central area for meals is beautifully done with the correct balance of style and comfort.... More

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Address: Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Karkloof Safari Spa 5*
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Surrounded by the cinematic splendor of the Karkloof Valley, this modern and contemporary wellness and wildlife retreat is enhanced with the big heart of African sensibility. Karkloof Safari Spa offers a selection of supreme secluded lodges complimented by the finest cuisine and impeccable international standards. ... more   less 
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