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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent83%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at Arathusa for 4 nights in early April and had such an incredible vacation. Accommodation - We stayed in the bush facing room and absolutely loved it. Very private, clean, and luxurious. Definitely recommend staying in the bush facing room. Staff - From...More

Thank pchuong
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd time on Safari and we spent 3 amazing nights at Arathusa. The lodge was more than luxurious, and the rooms were fantastic complete with a private plunge pool. All the meals were delicious, and the safari drives were a real experience....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can’t speak more highly of the whole team at Arathusa, the attention to detail, service and warm welcome all made the holiday great. Along with the newly rebuilt accommodation, great food and of course amazing game drives. We just love this place and we will...More

Thank HampshireKelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 4 nights in a bush facing hut and were welcomed by a young male elephant drinking out of our plunge pool. The accommodation, food and staff were all fantastic. Our ranger was incredibly knowledgeable and we did see the Big Five. I also used...More

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a water facing lodge but due to the drought it didn’t actually contain any water, however this didn’t stop the animals coming to graze here. We were also lucky to witness a male elephant coming to drink from one of the plunge...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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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Beth B
8 April 2018|
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Response from Zubaida R | Reviewed this property |
Both are true. Yo can sit with your group or you can get a meal in your room or on your balcony just for you two.
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Claire C
20 March 2018|
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Response from Berend d | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claire, we will be there also in April from 15th till 20th but to answer your question there is not a gym at this lodge. To get some exercise you can swim in small pool or you can go hiking with a ranger every morning... More
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Annie055
15 February 2018|
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Response from Beebles54 | Reviewed this property |
We saw one very small snake on the deck where breakfast was set up one morning. Three birds (hornbills) had spotted it and were hoping for a snack, but one of the rangers encouraged the snake to leave the deck. All the... More
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"Stay in a bush facing room"
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"The daily bush walks with your guide, although optional, are definitely worth going on!"
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"Get a Waterhole facing room. WONDERFUL!"
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"If you want to see elephants get a bush facing room with splash pool they’ll use it more than you. Downside..."
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