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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

Every once and a while when you travel, you stay somewhere that truly leaves a lasting impression. Arathusa is one of those places for me. First, quick background: this was my first safari trip. A friend and I decided to spend two days on a...More

5  Thank gingham787
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Arathusa Lodge gave me and my wife memories that would last forever. Special thanks to Akshay and Anusha who recommended this place to us. The lodge has an excellent location in the middle of the Sabi sands game reserve and can be reached through a...More

5  Thank vpgshina
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This was the best trip ever! ARATHUSA is a gem in the deepest part of Africa! Beautiful setting on a water hole that all of the animals frequent. Get the standard room that are waterfront because the delux rooms are too remote. The meals are...More

4  Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 3 November 2015

4 of the best days I have ever spent. The accommodation, food , ,staff and the safari guides were all amazing. We saw hundreds of animals at close range and learned so much from the safaris. Reasonably priced drinks too. All in all a perfect...More

3  Thank 634MandyB
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We spent three wonderful nights at Arathusa. The staff is very nice and always available when you need something. The safaris were great and we saw tons of animals esp. The big 5. Rangers and trackers are very knowledgeable and each drive was an exciting...More

4  Thank Irisgue
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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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US$486 - US$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
US$486 - US$486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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adele r
22 June 2018|
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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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