Zululand game reserve takes African Safari to the next level

A Royal Residence at the Royal Thanda Club Estate

Thanda Safari, a private game reserve in South Africa, is marking its 20th year, with the launch of a club that feature exclusive private residences and real estate offerings in the country.

The Royal Thanda Club is owned by families from around the world, and the Royal Residences, located within The Royal Thanda Club Estate, is where they gather and spend time, a statement said.

Some have chosen to make their Royal Residences available to the guests of Thanda Safari who seek the great African Safari, an adventurous lifestyle and a getaway. Guests can now book these ultra-exclusive Royal Residences for the ultimate in hospitality during their Big Five Safari.

Situated in the rolling hills of Zululand, South Africa’s northern KwaZulu Natal, Thanda Safari is one of Africa’s most authentic safari destinations, rich in wildlife, Zulu culture and history.

Meticulously designed and individually furnished according to owners’ refined taste, each Royal Residence seamlessly blends sophistication with a unique Zulu architectural theme and spirit.

Ranging in size from 587 sqm to 1,100sqm covered area, the four- and five-suite homes offer absolute privacy and spectacular views over the expansive, multi-award-winning, five-star Big Five private game reserve, spanning 14,000-hectares, where wildlife conservation is the main priority and lions roam free.

Creating a true sense of belonging, of destiny, these Royal Residence’s offer an exceptionally luxurious home away from home – a kingdom to call home.

With an extensive range of lavish facilities and amenities, from private verandas and air conditioning, to indoor and outdoor showers, every detail has been curated to ensure guests’ utmost comfort and luxury.

Complete with private swimming pools, hot tubs, and indulgent spa treatments available, guests will experience a profound sense of belonging and peace, surrounded by the vast untouched African wilderness.

Royal Residences comes with a dedicated butler, private chef, personalised concierge service and hospitality staff to ensure every need and desire will be effortlessly fulfilled.

In keeping with this truly extraordinary safari experience, visitors can arrive direct by Thanda Safari’s own helicopter, enjoying aerial views of protected nature reserves and KwaZulu-Natal’s magnificent coastline during the flight.

With 24-hour access-controlled VIP security, guests seeking a little extra reassurance can be sure their stay at Thanda Safari is secluded and safe.

Whilst staying at The Royal Thanda Club travellers can embark on an extraordinary journey of discovery and adventure through twice-daily game drives in a private game viewing vehicle, led by Thanda Safari's highly experienced guides and trackers to immerse visitors in the wonders of the African wilderness.

From exhilarating bush walks led by specialist walking guides and outdoor dining experiences under a million stars with the sounds of the night, to sundowners overlooking the ancient African hills, the once-in-a-lifetime activities at Thanda Safari are endless.

For younger guests, a junior ranger’s course awaits, offering a remarkable educational experience, ensuring all members of the family are entertained and included, brought together by their love and appreciation of nature.

What sets Thanda Safari apart is its dedication to protecting wildlife and embracing the rich history of the Zulu people – one of the most enigmatic, powerful, enduring cultures in the world. With 93% of its team coming from the neighbouring communities Thanda Safari supports employment, skills development, career advancement and community educational initiatives.

Thanda Group’s CEO Pierre Delvaux said: “Thanda is a place where families and friends can experience freedom in a kingdom to call home. These Royal Residences offer one of the most exclusive and private safari offerings in Africa, a home away from home where you can appreciate quality time, create extraordinary memories, connect with nature in one of the world’s most beautiful game reserves and watch your future unfold…imagine.”

Taking Thanda Safari’s accommodation options to the next level, the Royal Residences add a fourth, ultra high-end safari offering, joining Thanda Safari’s other three other unique accommodation options: Thanda Safari Lodge, Villa iZulu and Thanda Tented Camp.

The Royal Thanda Club by Thanda Safari currently has four Royal Residences available for rental this year. – TradeArabia News Service