Thanda Safari - Luxury Private Game Reserve - Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa

Recommended Property Combinations

Oyster Box Hotel
From the moment the Oyster Box opened its doors in 1947 the hotel rapidly became one of Africa's best loved and most distinguished hotels. The combination of colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside setting swiftly gained it a reputation that was legendary the world over.

This iconic landmark has been lovingly refurbished to offer guests a vibrantly contemporary experience, whilst still evoking feelings, memories, and the warm nostalgia of days gone by. Meticulous attention to detail ensures that former guests will be delighted to discover the old glory has not just been retained, but carefully enhanced. All of the warm hospitality and gracious elegance which guests so fondly remember are harmoniously blended with a wealth of modern facilities and contemporary touches to satisfy today's most discerning of tourist, business person and honeymoon couple. 

Thanda and Fancourt
A golf estate on par with the best in the world, Fancourt is situated in George on the Garden Route. It is ideally located to base oneself from to discover the Garden Route and all its beautiful charms, from the whale-watching haven of Hermanus, to Knysna renowned for its oysters. Access to Thanda from George is via Johannesburg or Durban. Charter flights are available from Johannesburg to Thanda and transfers are available from Durban to Thanda. 

12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
The finest in five star service and luxury in Cape Town, the 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa offers its guests a choice between 55 deluxe rooms and 15 luxury suites. The hotel is situated between the majesty of the mountains and the glorious Atlantic Ocean and is surrounded by an array of wilderness trails of the Table Mountain National Park. Renowned for its fine dining options and the glorious views of the ocean and mountains, the hotel has become a South African landmark. The Sanctuary Spa has been voted the best spa resort in Africa. The hotel is close to key shopping centres. 

Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa
The sophisticated Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa offers stylish African elegance in 26 suites. Located in the leafy suburb of Sandhurst, Johannesburg in an upmarket business area. The hotel offers an elaborate gym, Clarins beauty salon and steam rooms.

White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli Mozambique
White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli, offers the ultimate in barefoot luxury in Africa. Experience elegant simplicity at this exclusive beach resort set in the dunes of the untouched shores of southern Mozambique. On a magnificent stretch of coastline, tucked behind casuarinas trees, White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli promises to earn the reputation for being the jewel of the Indian Ocean.

With us you can feel free to sip cocktails in your private plunge pool, indulge in sumptuous traditional cuisine, head out on a deep sea fishing adventure or escape from it all by exploring rich coral reefs with our qualified dive instructors. Our stylish suites, each with a view of the vast and spectacular Indian Ocean present you with cool coastal comfort.

At White Pearl Resorts we’ve taken the utmost care to ensure you experience pure relaxation accompanied by warm and welcoming Mozambican hospitality. Shoes are strictly optional. 

Best of KZN: Destinations of distinction

Welcome to a collection of independent, stylish, totally individual and above all owner-driven destinations in the lush, verdant countryside of KwaZulu-Natal. Each destination offers unique and genuine hospitality with great emphasis on the guest’s complete comfort, with attention to all the minute details it takes to create an atmosphere of relaxation, as well as offering exciting and different activities.

Thanda Private Game Reserve is proud to be associated with the following lodges and hotels, and recommends these combinations when travelling to KwaZulu-Natal.

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
Duma Manzi Eco Lodge & Spa
Fugitives' Drift
Hotel Izulu
Pakamisa Private Game Reserve
The Saint James on Venice

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