Karkloof Safari Spa 5 Star Hotel in the Natal Midlands

Karkloof Safari Villas

5 Star Hotel at Ottos Bluff Road, Karkloof Valley, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests32
  • Units/Rooms16

About Karkloof Safari Villas

Karkloof Safari Villas, located just 24 kilometers from Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal's magnificent Midlands offers guests an opportunity to absorb the sights and sounds of Africa in a private enclave, which provides one of the continent's most exhilarating ecological experiences.


Boasting 16 individually decorated, sumptuous villas, all of which feature spacious bathrooms with double baths, modern conveniences, satellite TV, complimentary Internet access, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, complimentary mini bars and espresso machines, the lodge is designed to complement its splendid surroundings. Africa's heritage is embodied in every design detail, but without sacrificing elegance and sophistication.

The Spa

The spa features 16 generous, airy treatment rooms (two of which are couples rooms), all with wonderful views over the native bush and surrounding gardens, a four-chair Hands and Foot Treatment Lounge, Rassoul, Flotation Pool, Kneipp Pools, Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam rooms.

The eco-design incorporates natural materials with thatch and living roofs (soil and planting on top, where small animals can graze). All our therapists are Thai and have been handpicked, worldwide, for their talents and each treatment is carried out with a fresh combination of natural ingredients. Should you feel the need to be a bit more physical, why not try yoga.

The Property

Buffalo and white rhino roam this spectacular terrain, together with various small carnivores, numerous antelope species, including the elegant nyala, zebra, giraffe and wildebeest. The property is undeniably amongst the most picturesque on the African continent, nestling in the almost cinematic splendours 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.

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 savoured by the most discerning clientèle.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Foreign exchange desk
  • Garden(s)
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available


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  • ZAR 7900
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.441410
Longitude: 30.290258

Closest airport(s)
Durban International - 120km
Pietermaritzburg Airport - 40km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Listed on SA-Venues.com
November 2008 - 3 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Amazing experience ! fantastic facilities, incredible service and hospitality. A definite return. only negative ? Too short a visit...

Gina, Johannesburg

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