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Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231 South Africa
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Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa is perfectly located amidst the serene wilderness of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands and is conveniently within 24 kilometres from the Pietermaritzburg Airport. Envision a magnificent hidden and untouched paradise, where the local wildlife roam free across a lush landscape adorned with waterfalls and beautiful flora. Linked to the main lodge and dining area via charming wooden walkways crisscrossing over gently trickling streams and cleverly hidden amongst verdant trees, are 16 individually decorated and luxuriously furnished villas, all of which feature spacious bathrooms with double baths, secluded wraparound viewing decks, and enchanting views. Become consumed by the awe-inspiring beauty as you stroll, hike, mountain bike or safari through this glorious terrain, rich in wild wonder.
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Free parking
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Indoor pool
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Banquet room
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Air conditioning
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Vivek B wrote a review Aug 2019
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They charged me twice for my accommodation for a stay in June and have not had any decency to reply to my requests or process a refund. Shocking service, dont ever use them !! I keep chasing and get no reply. They have taken R3800 from me.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Drinkbabes179 wrote a review Jul 2019
London, United Kingdom61 contributions38 helpful votes
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This establishment emulates a warm embrace. In life’s ebbs and flows we can find ourselves somewhat overwhelmed. Hit reset and come to this recluse location, the majesty of the animals and nature all around you create an experience like no other. I didn’t know what peace was until I came here. Not to mention the incredible staff who made the stay so memorable and fun. These memories have warmed my heart to peak operating temperature and shall remain there forever.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Explorer32831113614 wrote a review Jun 2019
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Was a wonderful and relaxing weekend spent at Karkloof. It's a perfect getaway and it's close to home. The staff were amazing, the food was incredible and the whole experience was just what we needed.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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GoPlaces30890791762 wrote a review Jun 2019
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Karkloof Safari Villas is an incredible experience. From the minute you arrive the staff are looking after you. The venue is tucked away just outside PMB on a stunning Game Reserve. I highly recommend the Game Drive, ask for Bloomer, he's a knowledgeable guide who will stop at every animal and talk you through. We're both South Africa's and know a lot about animals but Bloomer's facts and stories just added an extra touch of class. The dinning experience is 5 star, although the menu options are limited, they can cater for anyone, you just need to ask. The staff are attentive, warm and friendly. The rooms are spacious, luxurious and overlook the valley. You feel safe the entire time you're around. You'll see Buffalo, Nyala, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Impala, Zebra, Hippo's, Fish Eagle, Goliath Heron, Kingfishers and the most important and sacred animal, the white rhino. We heard about Karkloof Safari Villas through East Coast Radio and we're grateful for the experience.
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Trek04773980479 wrote a review Jun 2019
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A must do gem in the heart of Karkloof. Scenic views in the black hills were beautiful. The Spa experience was unparalleled as the therapists (Thai ladies) were attentive and very professional. Wasn't so thrilled by the cold room (under floor heating not working in the height of winter) and I was served stale soy milk in the restaurant. Staff were friendly and helpful and the guide was very knowledgeable. I look forward to going again!
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalPietermaritzburg
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Frequently Asked Questions about Karkloof Safari Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Karkloof Safari Villas?
Nearby attractions include The Old Mushroom Farm (6.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Karkloof Safari Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Karkloof Safari Villas?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Karkloof Safari Villas?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Karkloof Safari Villas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Karkloof Safari Villas?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a sauna during their stay.
Does Karkloof Safari Villas have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Karkloof Safari Villas offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Karkloof Safari Villas?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Karkloof Safari Villas offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Is Karkloof Safari Villas accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.