Kapama Karula : The Art of Safari Living

October 2, 2023
Stone wall outdoor seating area

From stunning accommodations to thrilling wildlife encounters, here’s everything you need to know about a stay at Kapama Karula.

Where is Kapama Karula:

If you’re looking a sexy, special anniversary or honeymoon, look no further than Kapama Karula. Situated in the iconic Kruger National Park. This luxurious lodge offers a one-of-a-kind adventure in the heart of the African wilderness.

The first thing that will strike you upon arrival at Kapama Karula is the sheer beauty of the lodge. Designed to blend seamlessly with its natural surroundings. The lodge features contemporary architecture, elegant interiors, and breathtaking views of the Klaserie River.

Karula Villa:

Only, six spacious suites and five outstanding villas are designed to provide maximum comfort and privacy. Each suite comes with its own private pool, deck, and outdoor shower, allowing you to chill and soak in the incredible views of the surrounding landscapes. Here you can lie on your sunbed on your balcony and tick off birds as you are right in front of a river, that bring life! After all, this is a little like paradise!

Open Plan Bathroom


Game Viewing:

In reality it’s not just the accommodations that make Kapama Karula stand out. The lodge is known for its exceptional game viewing. In short, the expert guides and trackers make sure you embark on thrilling game drives and bush walks. Ensuring that you get to see the big five, and all that the beautiful wild has to offer! Kapama Karula ensures an unforgettable safari experience.

Black and white picture of a lioness

Karula Decor:

I personally found Kapama Karula decor calming, soothing and easy on the eye. To summarize, everything was perfectly appointed and all the living areas where lush and sublime. Everything has its place.  From the incredible spa to the Villa’s to the library to the dining room, you are treated like royalty, but are also able to kick your shoes off! Basically, you don’t have to wear a ball gown to dine. There is an art to the down to earth, friendly smiling faces.

Leather outdoor table and chairs

Karula Spa:

Its adventure you are looking for at Karula, but it is compulsory to book a treatment in the spa.  The on-site spa offers a range of revitalizing treatments and massages, allowing guests to unwind and rejuvenate in a tranquil setting. They have a room, that is open to the elements of the wilderness. With two luxurious spa bathtubs. Where you can watch nature with your loved one and sooth your body and soul.

Twin outdoor Bathtubs

Karula Culinary:

When it comes to dining, Kapama Karula leaves a lasting impression. Everything you eat is delicious!  From breakfast, to lunch, afternoon tea and dinner!  The lodge’s chef serves divine gourmet cuisine, incorporating fresh local ingredients and flavors.   Alongside, you are able to dine where you want. Whether it is your private deck, the elegant dining room or a secluded special spot in the bush.  There is no such thing as NO at Kapama Karula! The smiles of the people that curate your stay, make me so proudly South African.

Plating a cold starter at Tokara

Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a unique getaway, I give this lodge the tick!  For all those important things in life.  Overall, a stay at Kapama Karula is an experience that combines luxury, adventure, and raw wilderness. Yet, combining pure luxury! I loved this lodge.

King Bedroom with twin single chairs and wooden ceiling

Kapama Karula promises to deliver an exceptional safari experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

    1 comment

  • Carolyn | The Organic Gypsy
    April 8, 2024

    Absolutely stunning! Sound fabulous. Would love to do a safari one day. On my wish-list for sure! Love your photos.

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