Luxurious Spa & Game Reserve In KwaZulu Natal
The World’s Finest Safari Spa
Africa’s largest spa and very first 7-star property can be found in the most tranquil and picturesque region of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The timeless Karkloof Safari Spa, Wellness and Wildlife Retreat is conveniently located less than 30km from Pietermaritzburg, within a game reserve that is home to 3 of the Big 5, breath-taking waterfalls and more than 300 different species of birdlife.
This luxury safari spa in Kwa-Zulu Natal offers guests the perfect blend of world-class facilities, luxurious comforts and an authentically African safari experience.
The Unique Karkloof Safari Spa Experience
Our 7 Star boutique lodge consists of 16 opulent villas, all of which are elegantly furnished and designed to complement the beauty of the surrounding natural environment. During each guest’s stay, we strive to provide them with an experience that is timeless. We give our guests the gift of time by allowing them to decide when they would like to engage in various activities or enjoy meals. We do not impose schedules on our guests, presenting them the freedom to do what they choose, when they choose to. We will tailor the experience to fit your preferences completely.
Recognised as the Best Luxury Destination Spa in Africa by The World Spa Awards 2012, the Karkloof Safari Spa offers guests the opportunity to enjoy world class hydrotherapy facilities and spa treatments performed by internationally trained Thai therapists. Karkloof Safari Spa, Africa’s safari spa of choice, has 17 luxurious treatment rooms that have been designed to highlight the breath-taking views of the surrounding natural environment.
Why Choose Karkloof Safari Spa, Wellness & Wildlife Retreat?
Kwa-Zulu Natal’s premier luxury destination:
Known as Africa’s 7 star property, Karkloof Safari Spa, Wellness & Wildlife retreat offers guests a luxurious and timeless experience that simply cannot be found anywhere else. As a recipient of the Best Luxury Safari Spa award at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2012, we strive to ensure that we continue to deliver the very highest level of service possible within the industry.
The perfect setting for any event:
The facilities, service and natural setting available at Karkloof Safari Spa, Wellness & Wildlife Retreat make it the ideal destination, irrespective of whether you are looking for professional conference facilities in Kwa-Zulu Natal, or the perfect honeymoon spa and lodge in South Africa, Karkloof Safari Spa has it all.
All guests benefit from an extended stay; as our check in time is set to 8am and the departure time to 8pm. Guests can enjoy a 36 hour stay as opposed to the standard 24 hours.
Unlimited spa treatments
Guests are able to enjoy an unlimited amount of spa treatments during their stay with us. All treatments are included in the rate charged per night and a total of 11 hours of spa treatments can be booked daily. Due to our extended stay feature, guests can enjoy a total of 22 hours of spa treatments when staying for one night.
Unlimited meals and beverages (excluding French Champagne)
All guests may enjoy an unlimited amount of meals and beverages served at any time of the day when staying at the Karkloof Safari Spa, Wellness & Wildlife Retreat. All meals and beverages, except French Champagne, are included in the overnight fee.
Private guide and game drive vehicle for your stay
All guests benefit from a private guide and private game drive vehicle when choosing to visit Karkloof Safari Spa in Kwa-Zulu Natal. This further ensures that you have a relaxed and personalised experience that can be enjoyed at your own pace.
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Amarula Best Retreats in Africa Award 2009 – “Leading Wellness Retreat”
Professional Beauty Award 2009 – “The Best Hotel/Resort Spa” 2009
SA Tourism Welcome Award 2009 – Overall winner “Best Accommodation Provider”
Tatler Spa Award – “Most Exciting New Discovery for 2009”
The Good Safari Guide Gala Award – “Best Safari Spa 2010″
World Luxury Spa Awards™ 2011 – “Best Luxury Destination Spa in Africa”
Good Safari Guide Award 2011 – “Best Safari Spa Africa”
World Luxury Spa Awards 2012 – “Best Luxury Safari Spa”