5 ½ hours drive from Johannesburg & 2 hours drive from Durban
16 Luxury Villas
ABOUT KARKLOOF SAFARI VILLAS & SPA
Karkloof Safari Villas is a hidden paradise, a stone’s throw from the city, where wildlife roam free across rolling green valleys & hills that are adorned with waterfalls & lush vegetation. One finds tranquillity & an abundance of peace here in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands.
Guests wellbeing & satisfaction is the highest priority and is expressed through truly attentive service, dining at leisure and safaris on demand.
Whilst staying at this magnificent lodge one becomes enveloped by a sense of villas spaciousness, grace & unrivalled comfort as you enter the lodge.
With a wrap-around exterior deck perfect for summer lounging which overlooks the breath-taking valley & cosy couches near the fireplace this destination is for all seasons where the pervading feeling is oneness with nature .
The Luxury Villas
Charming wooden walkways crisscrossing over gently trickling streams link the lodge and dining areas. The 16 villas are surrounded by nature and each have their own unique style and are tastefully decorated.
Settling into luxury has never been easier with underfloor heating, mesmerising sunsets evoking feelings of deep satisfaction & melodious birdsong which effortlessly outshine modern music. Guests have the opportunity to take advantage of a generous viewing deck & slowly soak away the stress in a lavish bath with a desirable view. Comfort and convenience are ensued with full amenities while anything else one may desire can be arranged.
Mealtimes are a leisurely affair at Karkloof, scrumptious local fare is freshly prepared & set to satisfy the most discerning palate in search of health, indulgence or simplicity.
The exceptional chefs of Karkloof are experts in nutrition and are able to accommodate any dietary requirement. By creatively incorporating incredible ingredients, locally sourced from their farms each dish is delightful & delectable. The menu changes daily * meals are all inclusive. Guests requiring gluten-free meals can rest assured as the lodge also freshly prepares gluten-free bread and muffins daily.
Karkloof is a place of spectacular beauty boasting great grasslands, rolling green hills & glorious valleys which are adorned with waterfalls & lush vegetation.
One cannot help but spend time outdoors in this African wonderland. Each guest has the opportunity to explore abundant wildlife with private guides in luxury game vehicles or on foot with complete bespoke safari experienced on demand. One can enjoy wild Free-roaming game viewing from the comfort of their very own private deck whilst sipping on morning coffee or sundowners in the afternoon. Private picnics are available on request in the reserve or by the near an awe-inspiring waterfall.
With over 3 000 hectares of vast & varied terrain to explore, this lodge is nestled in the hearth of the glorious Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands stands to offer a safari experience like no other with 93 Butterfly, 283 Bird, 67 Amphibian and 43 Mammal Species, this is a virtual sub-tropical paradise with no predators that offers 486 reasons to visit.
Karkloof Safari Spa
Karkloof Safari Spa is a luxury day spa located just outside Pietermaritzburg in the KZN in Midlands which offers a range of treatments & therapies at the hands of a team of highly skilled hand-picked Thai therapists.
The 17 treatment rooms are spread out around the spa and designed to offer breath-taking views and a feeling of “oneness” with nature.
Each treatment & modality offered has been carefully crafted from a range of cultures, leaning heavily towards Eastern practices, with a range of Germanic and Western influences having been incorporated to provide guests with the most relaxing experience possible. Karkloof Safari Spa offers a range of treatments, from facials, manicures and pedicures, through to massages, wraps and scrubs.
In and around Karkloof there are a range of outdoor activities to suit every personality.
Become consumed by the awe-inspiring beauty of the land & power of soul-moving waterfalls as you explore this glorious terrain through:
• Mountain biking
• Safari drives
• Mini bars
• Air conditioning
• WiFi and Lan connectivity
• Satellite TV (Plasma)
• En-suite bathrooms with separate bath
• Toilet and shower
• Luxury linens
• Bath robes
• Hair dryer/shaver outlets
• Tea and coffee making facilities (espresso machine)
• Laundry service
• International plugs
• Electronic safes
• Outdoor pool
• Wine cellar
• Mountain bikes
• Boutique curio shop