Thanda Luxury Safari Lodge is the embodiment of magnificence and romance – perhaps the most luxurious and romantic game lodge in KwaZulu Natal.
Winner of Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge at the 2013 World Travel Awards, Thanda Private Game Reserve brings man and nature together on a 14 000 hectare access-controlled Big 5 private game reserve. Here in this pristine ecosystem in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal, Thanda Luxury Safari Lodge nestles.
Thanda Luxury Safari Lodge is the embodiment of magnificence and romance - perhaps the most luxurious and romantic game lodge in KwaZulu Natal. Modern African arts and crafts have been incorporated into the décor in an imaginative and trend-setting way.
Thanda means love in Zulu, signifying the rooted connection the game reserve has with Zulu culture and native flora and fauna. Experience the ultimate in luxury in one of the 9 stunning bush suites. Each of the nine enormous luxury bush villas (220sqm) has its own plunge pool, large sun deck with a sala for those all-important afternoon siestas, spacious sitting room, double sided fireplace, spacious indulgent bathroom with his-and-hers basins, egg-shaped bath and indoor and outdoor showers. They are also equipped with private bomas for an intimate and romantic dining experience.
Guests of Thanda Luxury Safari Lodge enjoy exclusive access to the Thanda Spa, which is located in a lush yet concealed corner of the lodge. It offers an extensive menu of treatments and therapies that include reflexology, hydrotherapy baths, aromatherapy, detox body treatments, to name a few.
Safaris in open game viewing vehicles are conducted exclusively for Thanda guests on the virtually malaria-free reserve. Shark cage diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing at Sodwana Bay can be arranged. Cultural visits at the nearby traditional Zulu homestead is available.