Voted as "Africa's Leading Luxury Villa" and "South Africa's Leading Luxury Villa", Thanda's Villa iZulu is an extraordinary homestead in a pristine Big 5 game reserve located on KwaZulu Natal's Elephant Coast.
Villa iZulu is the perfect safari vacation for international celebrities, families, and wedding parties needing exclusivity and the ultimate 'royal treatment'.
Protected from wild animals by a fence, this 1000sqm villa features separate accommodation for child-minders and/or VIP security officers, as well as a private helicopter landing pad.
Situated amidst lush green lawns and surrounded by expanses of the wild African bush, Villa iZulu can accommodate 10 guests in 5 suites – each with its own private viewing deck and luxurious bathroom. The master bedroom features an outdoor Jacuzzi overlooking the Villa's private waterhole.
The shared main areas include a magnificent Afro-chic inspired dining room and spacious lounge, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a traditional Villa boma and bonfire area, verandas and terraces, many beautiful entertainment areas, including a games room, a private business area, an outdoor gym, a heated swimming pool (with kiddie pool), a wine cellar and a vast viewing deck overlooking the waterhole.
Activities offered at the villa include a private morning and afternoon game drives within the 14 000
Other optional tours that must be pre-booked include Rhino tracking, a hippo and Crocodile cruise, a wildlife conservation activity, an elephant interaction, a beach picnic, and a cultural Zulu village tour.
• Spa treatments
• Cellar wines and champagnes and all imported spirits and beers
• Private dinners for stays of less than 3 nights at Thanda Safari Lodge
• Transfers to/from Thanda Safari.
• Curio's, gratuities & telephone calls
Children of all ages are welcome at the lodge. Two children under the age of 16 can share a suite with two adults.
From $ 3,259
Includes: Private bush residence including Villa host and service team, chef, guide, tracker and one safari vehicle, all meals and selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), Wifi and laundry
|Dates||Base rate||Extra adult|
|01 May 2020 — 31 Aug 2020||$ 3,259|
|01 Sep 2020 — 15 Dec 2020||$ 3,703|
|16 Dec 2020 — 10 Jan 2021||$ 4,147|
"A truly wonderful wildlife experience with fantastic, incredibly knowledgeable guides! As mentioned above we really had a wonderful time. Everything was up to expectations or exceeded expectations. Communication and service from Safari.com was faultless."
"Excellent service. Very satisfactory. Can recommend them and will use them again for future bookings."
"First time and it was lovely The whole experience was great once I pinned down my booking as this time of year was very busy. The transport was great, the accommodations were a nice surprise and the people were friendly and helpful. I also thought that it was very reasonable. It couldn't have been a more perfect fit for my Safari wishes. Thank you."
Privately-owned and fully independent, our core aim is to ensure the smoothest safari experience possible with 24/7 support.
Tailor-made, full service itineraries including flights, transfers, car hires and any extras at no extra cost to you.
Enjoy complete financial protection. We are fully accredited and bonded, any money paid to us receives a third-party guarantee.
If you find a better rate, we will match it. Our relationships with Africa’s top operators means you get the best rates.