With its light, airy, open spaces and views from every angle, Karula is truly the pride of Kapama Private Game Reserve as our flagship lodge. Effortlessly elegant and stylish, Karula will steal the breath of even the most seasoned traveller. This luxury safari accommodation lodge near the Kruger National Park is every discerning traveller’s perfect escape.
The lounge area leading onto the viewing deck is an excellent vantage spot from which to game view. The friendly barman is on duty all day to entice you with tantalising cocktails.
The superbly decorated library, adorned with relaxing loungers and couches is the perfect spot for a game of chess or to curl up with a good book and escape to a place away from time. Step out onto the viewing deck to watch the Klasserie River flow below you and be on the lookout for wildlife coming to the water for a drink.
An additional lunch dining option can be experienced around the Kapama Karula pool and deck area. The perfect place to soak up the surrounding scenery and watch as antelope graze in front of you.
Our superior villas feature wrap-around glass sliding doors that open onto an outside deck area with stunning views of the Klaserie River.
Enjoy something refreshing from your minibar while lazing around in your heated pool or relaxing on the patio. After a day in the bush, you can take a spectacular shower under the stars in your outdoor shower or, if the weather’s a bit chillier, cuddle up in your opulent villa while sipping champagne or any of our selection of fine wines available to you. Aircon in the suites ensures you’ll always be comfortable and a Nespresso coffee machine means you can wake up to the smell of your favourite roast, warm and aromatic.
For peace of mind, we’ve provided a lock-up safe for your valuables, and the suites are equipped with tech creature comforts – wi-fi and international adapters for your convenience.
Karula’s superior family villas have expansive open-plan living rooms. Grab yourself something to drink from the minibar, or choose something more indulgent from our selection of fine wines and champagne. Open the floor-to-ceiling doors and you can step out onto your private deck, then take a dip in your heated swimming pool or relax in a lounger as you take in the views.
Each bedroom is en-suite and spacious enough to offer privacy. If you’re travelling with the kids, you’ll be glad to know the second bedroom is equipped with a flat-screen TV, a selection of movies and a Wii game console. Aircon in the suites ensures you’ll always be comfortable and a Nespresso coffee machine means you can wake up to the smell of your favourite roast, warm and aromatic. For peace of mind, we’ve provided a lock-up safe for your valuables, and the suites are equipped with tech creature comforts – wi-fi and international adapters for your convenience.
After a day out in the wild, there’s nothing more welcome than a pampering treatment in our award-winning luxurious spa. But if you’re in need of something more energetic, our state-of-the-art fitness centre may be for you. For those who aren’t quite sure, there’s always the steam room or spa pool – and even a curio shop where you can find that perfect gift for a loved one back home.
With four deluxe treatment rooms and a range of revitalising health and beauty treatments, this spa uses only the finest quality products, including the new range of BABOR professional skincare.
For those who aren’t quite sure, there’s always the Spa pool with built-in loungers and underwater jets or the hydrotherapy room with a steam room and ice plunge – and even a curio shop where you can find that perfect gift for a loved one back home.
Two game drives a day are offered to all our guests. Accompanied by a skilled ranger and tracker, you can expect to encounter a diverse range of animal and bird species. Since this is a Big Five reserve, encountering lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo is possible over a two-day safari.
Experience the African bush on foot under the guidance of a skilled ranger. Your guide will point out medicinal plants, insects and birdlife along the way, and share traditional tracking skills such as using animal footprints and scat to identify animals.