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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent83%
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Our second safari in the sabi sands. Amazing to say the least. The lodge is beautiful, the watering hole in front of the lodge is always packed with wildlife. The largest herd of elephants I have ever seen while I sat and ate lunch. Great...More

1  Thank Bradley S
Reviewed 28 July 2015

It can be a long drive from the airport but this place is certainly worth every bump in those dirt roads! The individual rooms were so spacious, huge bathrooms, and each had its own outdoor shower! The view outside the room is of the watering...More

1  Thank Greg D
Reviewed 27 July 2015

my husband and I had a wonderful time here in May. The weather was perfect, the location is perfect and the staff were wonderful! We highly recommend this lodge because its located in Sabi Sands instead of Kruger park. We stayed at another lodge in...More

2  Thank julie W
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Highlight: the waterhole. Every single day there were hippos, elephants, various antelope, and other animals. Once even wild dogs. You have lunch overlooking this area, and can chill in the common area with this view. Saw the big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, rhino) in...More

2  Thank NomadStephanie
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Being South African we are fortunate to go to the bush often, so we like to try new camps. This was our first stay at Arathusa, which is in the Sabi Sands, very well known for all the game. We flew from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
USD 486 - USD 486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 486 - USD 486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Peter1Northampton | Reviewed this property |
I stand to be corrected but in short I believe the answer is no. It’s not malaria free. However the risk is very low and with the right precautions and medication you’d be incredibly unlucky to get malaria. The greatest... More
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Response from Sandy_baby2 | Reviewed this property |
You leave tips at the end, they provide envelopes. Hand tips personally to your game guide and tracker, and for staff in the envelope provided in the room.
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"Bush facing rooms have private plunge pools that elephants sometimes visit. Main watering hole is currently..."
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"It depends on which view you want. The bush, the dam, no water, the rooms with private pools. All the same..."
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"Bush facing with plunge pool"
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"Stay in a bush facing room"
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