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Tarkuni Villa

10 guests · 5 bedrooms · 5 bathrooms
Wild animals await at this wildly luxurious safari villa on the Tswalu Private Game Reserve in South Africa. Spend your days exploring the wildlife in the savannah. At night, enjoy catered meals under a lamp-lit alfresco setting. Then, settle in with that special someone for some top-notch stargazing. In the morning, hop in a safari vehicle and have another adventure.
A truly elegant jungle home, Tarkuni Villa mixes chandelier lighting and state of the art tech features with rugged exposed wood, natural stone, and a free-flowing open-air environment. Sit beneath the wooded terrace overhang in the outdoor lounge and watch for some colorful local birds. Then, work on your tan from a sunbed before heading out on one of your 2 daily safari adventures. Make sure to bring your camera when you’re out in the guided vehicles searching for the Big 5. If you’d prefer to travel on foot, guided bush walks are available as well. While you’re out, the full-staff back at the villa be refreshing the space, re-stocking the bars, and preparing delicious meals.
The Tswalu property is the largest privately-owned reserve in Africa, making an incredible home for the country’s most beloved creatures. Perhaps the best way to see the whole property is by helicopter, which is easily arranged through your booking. When you’re not out exploring, check in to the award-winning wellness center and experience a safari-style spa made only from natural materials.
  
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
Suites
  • Bedroom 1: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Desk, Lounge area, Safe, Air conditioning, Private deck with outdoor seating & day bed
  • Bedroom 2: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Desk, Lounge area, Safe, Air conditioning, Private deck with outdoor seating & day bed
  • Bedroom 3: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Desk, Lounge area, Safe, Air conditioning, Private deck with outdoor seating & day bed
  • Bedroom 4: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Desk, Lounge area, Safe, Air conditioning, Private deck with outdoor seating & day bed
  • Bedroom 5: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Desk, Lounge area, Safe, Air conditioning, Private deck with outdoor seating & day bed
SHARED ACCESS TO AMENITIES AT MAIN LODGE
Indoor:
  • Formal dining area with seating for 10
  • Full equipped kitchen
  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • Wine cellar
  • Spa room
  • Library
  • Games room
  • Air conditioning
Outdoor:
  • Swimming pool - unheated
  • Sun loungers
  • Boma
STAFF & SERVICES
Included:
  • Daily housekeeping
  • All meals
  • Beverages & full selection from wine list
  • In-suite tea & coffee making facilities
  • In-suite private bar & gourmet pantry
  • Laundry service
  • Valet service
  • Children’s Junior Ranger program
  • Babysitting service
  • Walking safaris
  • Nature walks
  • Habituated meerkats experience
  • Horse riding
  • Bird watching
  • Visit to community clinic & pre-school
  • Visit to Tswalu Foundation research projects
At additional cost (advance notice may be required):
  • Helicopter flight to top of mountain picnic
  • Spa treatments
  • Gratuities
  • Airport transfer
  • Activities and excursions 
LOCATION
Points of Interest:
  • Located in Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
  • 9 minute drive from Tswalu Kalahari
  • 650 km from Johannesburg
Airport:
  • 9 minute drive from Tswalu Kalahari Airstrip
  • 650 km from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom
En suite bathroom, King bed, Terrace
Bedroom 2
En suite bathroom, King bed, Terrace
Bedroom 3
En suite bathroom, King bed, Terrace
Bedroom 4
En suite bathroom, King bed, Terrace
Bedroom 5
En suite bathroom, King bed, Terrace

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Amenities
Outdoor
Pool
Alfresco shower
Sun loungers
Indoor
Wine cellar
Library
Spa room
Wood-burning fireplace
Game room
Essentials
Kitchen
Day bed
Air conditioning
Massage table
Kalahari, South Africa
Airport
O.R. Tambo International Airport
395 min drive
Points of Interest
Johannesburg
386 min drive
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Cancellation Policy and House Rules
Cancel up to 95 days before your trip and only pay 50% of the total accommodation fees for the reservation. Cancel within 95 days of the trip and the reservation is non-refundable.