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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
SurekaB Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Cape Town
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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Has anyone ever told you on holiday do what you want, whenever you want and wherever you want? Karkloof Safari Spa does exactly that. I had visited with my wife and one and half year old child( they don't normally accept children below a certain age but since I was in South Africa for a month, they made an exception).... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It follows the concept of timelessness . They don't say no to anything you want. Absolute luxury, the best spa treatments, and service is fabulous, rooms are spacious. I woke up and saw antelopes outside my room It's beautiful to be here. It's a honeymooners delight

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Karkloof Spa is located on 3,500 ha of scenic bushveld and forests of which our former family farm was part hence the title. Fred Wörner, the owner, has done an amazing job of looking after and improving the 3 valley's under his ownership. Seeing rhino (both black and white), hippo, buffalo and so many jackal's was a dream fulfilled. However... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We were fortunate enough to spend our honeymoon at Karkloof during April. I cannot think of a more magical venue and everything was more than we could have imagined: - exceptional service - wonderful food - luxurious spa facility and treatments - relaxing game drives - world class suite Karkloof is truly one of a kind, with attention given to... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My husband surprised me with a weekend to the Karkloof Safari Spa as a birthday treat.What a weekeend of sheer luxury and indulgence! We experienced 3 days of heaven. The venue and accomodation was awesome , the service was unparalleled and the food and spa facilities were outstanding. We experienced total relaxation in an exclusive and very private enviroment. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Gaye and I have just returned from our fifth visit to Karkloof Safari Spa in as many years. The stunning location and the features and facilities available in the Lodge and chalets contribute to our enjoyment, but the people of Karkloof Safari Spa make the experience memorable. Their friendliness, levels of service and attention to detail is unsurpassed. The cleaners,... 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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