Karkloof Safari Villas 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.
The lodge is designed to complement its splendid surroundings and styled with meticulous attention to detail, embodying the surrounding rich heritage, whilst also exuding a sense of elegance and sophistication. Set out on a relaxing journey and seize the opportunity to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this magnificent ecological landscape. A collective experience of tranquility, upliftment and exhilaration awaits guests in this private enclave.
Accommodation at Karkloof Safari Villas
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.
Modern and indulgent conveniences are included to ensure a comfortable and pampering stay, comprising of; satellite TV, complimentary internet access, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, espresso machine and a complimentary mini bar.
Buffalo and white rhino roam this spectacular terrain, together with various small carnivores and numerous antelope species, including the elegant nyala, zebra, giraffe and wildebeest. The property is undeniably amongst the most picturesque in the country, nestling in the almost cinematic splendours of the Karkloof Valley.
There are five waterfalls, various dams and three rivers, all located within the reserve, which makes for an amazingly varied landscape. The area`s mist belt, open plains and riverine valleys all contribute to the guests sense of peace and restoration
Blend these natural assets with the careful attention to detail, personalised 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 clientele.
Karkloof Safari Villas offers bed & breakfast rates as well as fully inclusive rates.
Please enquire with reservations regarding our special weekday rates.
Facilities at Karkloof Safari Villas:
The spa features 16 beautifully appointed treatment rooms, all with stunning views of the native bush and surrounding gardens, a four-chair manicure and pedicure treatment lounge, Rassoul, flotation pool and kneipp pools, jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms.
Become consumed by the awe-inspiring beauty as you stroll, hike, mountain bike or safari through this glorious terrain, rich in wild wonder.
Clothing and Accessories:
Comfortable and relaxed, casual clothing can be worn.
No strict clothing requirement.
Health and Climate:
The KwaZulu-Natal midlands can be hot and wet in summer, with average temperatures up to 30 °C, while winters are cool and dry, sometimes with snow and frost, with average temperatures of 6 °C.
- If guest cancels 30 days prior to arrival - 100% cancellation
Facilities & Services:
Children under 12 years
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Airport Shuttle Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Bar on the Premises
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails