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5.0 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
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Karkloof Safari Spa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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

I was expecting something special, and my goodness, it was sensational. We had 2 fabulous days experiencing some of what Karkloof Safari Spa had to offer. The accommodation was luxurious and the setting and views superb. It felt like a bit of paradise, a haven of calm and beauty in a madly frenetic world. I loved the animals all around... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a blissful day of treatments in a world class Day Spa - wonderful rest lounges and peaceful treatment rooms. From the moment I was collected from the front gate at 0800 until I was delivered back at 5 pm I was treated like a Queen! I went from one luxury treatment to the next, being attended to by... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea how healing and transformational my time at Karkloof Safari Spa would be. I went expecting a regular 5 star Safari Spa experience. I underestimated what was in store for me. The love and care that was shared by Spa & Restaurant staff will stay in my heart for a long time. The service was impeccable, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our return visit, after almost five years, was over New Year's eve and my husband and I had a wonderful time. The villas are beautifully appointed and we had buck visit us right outside our front door! The spa treatments were out of this world and I have never experienced such great attention to detail elsewhere during treatments. New Year's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received the best customer service on arrival up to the end of our stay. Very friendly and professional staff. Everthing in the hotel is quality and kept clean at all times. The lodge serves the best healthy food and beverages. The rooms have a spactacular view that makes you feel totally relax. The highlight of my stay was the... More 

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Dallas, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compared to our stay at a lodge in the bush, this was quite different. If you are looking for a more rugged experience, this may not be your choice. However, the nature of this private reserve allows for very close interaction with the animals and wonderful photo opportunities. The villas are extremely comfortable and the public spaces including the lodge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This was the second stay for my husband and I - we stayed last year for the first time and decided there and then that this needs to become a fixture for us. Nonetheless I was a bit nervous staying at the same place twice, as you never know if it will live up to your memory and expectations. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

For someone who has lived most of their life in KZN, and never really heard about the Karkloof Spa might sound a little odd, but this is testament to the exclusive nature of the establishment. The property, the accommodation, the service, the spa - are all world class. We enjoyed a fantastic 2 days at the spa, where time literally... More 

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Florence, Toscana, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I've been traveling all around the world, I've never had such outstanding, professional and kind service. Right in the middle of PRIVATE nature reserve, nobody to bother, all the staff is there to offer a timeless experience. The food is fantastic, the people and the spa are extraordinary. I was there to give a Life Coaching seminar to 8 people,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Timeless experience, nature at its most beautiful and service fit for royalty. You will want for nothing, bar time to stand still. This is a 7 Star African destination that creates a lifetime of memories. Had an amazing time at the lodge and highly recommend it to anyone looking for something special: http://www.karkloofsafarispa.com/

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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*
Number of rooms: 16
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