Karkloof Spa


Where time stands still while you catch your breath

Just 30 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, descend into a verdant valley in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands and find yourself a world apart where time simply melts away. Karkloof Safari Spa — on its varied property encompassing 3,500ha, packed with game and ornamented with trickling streams and 5 waterfalls—is an absolute haven solely geared to please and revitalise.

The safari and spa components of this world class five-star destination are beautifully balanced. Home to a range of herbivores including buffalo, white rhino and giraffe (and only small predators), guests are free to really immerse themselves in nature. A private game drive vehicle is at your beck and call—no need to rise early in this teeming valley. The Spa’s extensive hydrotherapy area includes a range of pools, and a sauna and steam room while internationally-trained Thai therapists work magic in 17 treatment rooms.

16 Luxury Villas are secreted in the trees and connected by charming wooden walkways. Guests can expect every creature comfort from television and Wi-Fi to fluffy gowns and luxuriant linen—not to mention wholesome food and beverages included in your stay. 

  • Facilities include library wine cellar, curio shop, heated pool, mountain bikes and guest business study
  • Extensive activities from outdoor exploration with hikes and mountain biking to Asana Yoga and Muay Thai
  • Astounding cuisine is freshly prepared with daily menus tailored to different dietary requirements and served whenever suits you
  • All inclusive—unlimited spa treatments, food and beverages excepting French Champagne
Restaurant on premises On a Golf course Horse riding Safari destination Bedrooms all have satellite TV Secure parking Spa Swimming pool WIFI


Karkloof Spa
Kwazulu Natal
South Africa

At Karkloof Safari Spa in the Natal Midlands, the best of what is on offer in the major spas of the world combines with a uniquely African touch. With everything included, from sublime cuisine and beverages to unlimited treatments—and all available just when you please—your time here is all your own and well spent.

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