Samara Private Game Reserve

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Getaway Summary
RATE guide:
From R5000 per unit, depending on unit selected and time of year.
What We Say
There's something special about the Karoo, the tranquility and peace that it provides, and Samara Karoo Lodge (in the Samara Private Nature Reserve) is great place to experience this.

The game drives are provided by experienced guides allowing you to see some of the best game in the area among the 70,000 hectares of untouched soil. If time-out is more your thing, then there's a therapist on hand to provide a range of treatment and ease away the stress away with aromatic oils.

The Karoo Suites are individual Karoo-style cottages, each with luxury en-suite bathroom, air-con and fireplace.

The Lodge Suites are part of the manor house and open on to the veranda, a good place to kick back.

The Sibella Suites open onto a deck overlooking a water-hole where you'll see a range of bird-life.

Rates include two daily game activities, and for those who have a little one in tow there's a program for under 8s.

The diverse and unique environment will leave you feeling refreshed, that's if you can drag yourself away!
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Close Up Encounters and Breathtaking Sunrises"
13 Sep 2018
By BettinaSoCal, San Diego, California
"As a group of six, we opted for booking our stay in the Manor house that is a few miles away from the main hotel. Luck had it that the entire house was to our disposal as no other guest booked the..."
"Karoo magic"
27 Aug 2018
By Deirdre L
"What an amazing place in a beautiful Karoo setting! The Manor House provided luxury accommodation with the finest cuisine. The friendly and professional staff took grate care of us-thanks Candice..."
"A magical experience in every way. Wow, just wow!"
27 Aug 2018
By LailLong, Cape Town Central
"It's difficult to find the words to describe the magic of Samara. We loved every second of our stay. The magic for me came in two parts; Firstly, the unforgettable luxury and attention to detail..."
"Magical Experience with a wonderful landscape"
15 Aug 2018
By MohammedAhassan, Cairo, Egypt
"It was a fantastic experience in samara and The most special thing is the people of samara. starting from Jenny in the reservations, Marnus the lodge manager, Florence in the reception, Gibson the..."
"Truly unforgettable experience with Julius and MIchelle at the Manor House"
12 Aug 2018
By CapeTownBaby, Seattle, Washington
"Is there anything quite as thrilling as coming home from a walk in the bush with Rhinos to a rich and delicious venison stew, followed by a fragrant and steaming bath, all prepared and ready..."
"Samara is the perfect place for an unforgettable luxurius safari experience!"
12 Aug 2018
By latris2016, Nicosia, Cyprus
"Beautiful place! Excellent staff and service! Super yummy food! Our safari driver was very informative, willing to drive us out day and night for adventurous guided walks and amazing sunrises and..."
"Great Luxurious Safari Experience at the Manor House-Samara Private Game Reserve (South Africa) "
10 Aug 2018
By Lambri T
"Beautiful place! Excellent staff and service! Super yummy food! Our safari driver was very informative, willing to drive us out day and night for adventurous guided walks and amazing sunrises and..."
"Magical Samara"
28 Jun 2018
By Gloudine K
"We had a splendid family stay at Samara. Friendly, attentive staff catered to all our needs. The game ranger was knowledgeable and friendly. We loved the homely feel of the Karoo Lodge, and the meals..."
"Very attentive staff, without being "in your face"."
25 Jun 2018
By raehenderson, Cape Town
"The rooms are very beautifully appointed, they have thought of everything, and more! The food is great, without being OTT. The lodge has a very homely feel to it, without being pretentious. The staff..."
"Fabulous South African Vacation Adventure "
06 Jun 2018
By Florence K, Bluffton, South Carolina
"Our vacation at Samara exceeded our expectations in every way! It was truly the highlight of our trip to South Africa. The staff made us feel very welcome and anticipated our every need! The private..."