Wednesday, 19 August 2015

South Africa: Karkloof Safari Spa joins Mantis Hotels | Карклуф Спа Южная Африка


Magnificent Karkloof Safari Spa to join exclusive Mantis Hotels, Eco-Escapes and Lifestyle resorts family

“Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success”

Henry Ford

When good things come together, even greater things happen! It is with great pleasure that the management of the Mantis Group and the owner of Karkloof Safari Spa announce the coming together of these two international, award-winning brands.

From 01 August 2015, Karkloof Safari Spa will commence trade under the Mantis Hotels, Eco-Escapes and Lifestyle resorts brand. Mantis is a family run collection of award-winning, privately owned, five star properties located around the World- across all seven continents. Its specialist areas include Boutique Hotels, Game Reserves, Eco Lodges, Ski Lodges, Chalets and Boutique Cruises and offer in-the-know travellers the most exceptional properties and authentic experiences imaginable.
Officially founded by entrepreneur and hotelier Adrian Gardiner in 2000, Mantis is committed to the spirit of conservation and restoration, and each property is sensitive to its surroundings in respect of the building, environment and local community. The entrepreneurial spirit of the family underpins that of the group allowing them to be dynamic in the growth of the portfolio, responding quickly to consumer demand. It was with all of this in mind that Karkloof Safari Spa was an obvious choice to fly the prestigious Mantis banner.

“We are excited about partnering with Mantis Collection and becoming part of the Mantis family. With our loyal and dedicated team and Mantis’ experience and global presence, we are confident that Karkloof Safari Spa will go from strength to strength, and that our guests will continue to enjoy the Karkloof Safari Experience.” Fred Wörner owner of Karkloof Safari Spa.

It is with the utmost delight that Mantis welcomes Karkloof Safari Spa into their hand-picked portfolio. “We’re so proud to be associated with this exciting venture as Mantis is all about unearthing the exceptional, and we’ve undoubtable achieved this here. Adding this award winning reserve, with a strong conservation ethic, to Mantis compliments our growing brand and re-enforces our commitment to Man and Nature Together is Sustainable”. Commented Adrian Gardiner, Chairman of Mantis and the Wilderness Foundation.

Karkloof Safari Spa is a sanctuary where colonial charm keeps company with African sensibility. 16 luxuriously appointed villas with a luxurious 17 treatment room Spa, surrounded by trickling streams, stylishly decorated and tastefully furnished. Everything about this unique property embodies the authenticity and luxuriousness’s with which Mantis Group have become synonymous.

Discover Karkloof Safari Spa

Set in a verdant bowl, surrounded by towering cliffs, with the shimmering waters of the Albert Falls Dam in view, the Spa and its luxurious boutique hotel provide levels of intimate exclusivity and personalised service unparalleled in this part of Africa.

Karkloof Safari Spa

Karkloof Safari Spa, located just 24 kilometers from Pietermaritzburg, in Kwazulu Natal’s magnificent Midlands, is a tranquil but uplifting haven for those setting out on a journey to wellness and restoration.

It also offers guests an opportunity to absorb the sights and sounds of Africa in a private enclave, which provides one of the continent’s most exhilarating ecological experiences.

Karkloof Safari Spa South Africa

Karkloof Safari Spa South Africa

Karkloof Safari Spa South Africa

Karkloof Safari Spa South Africa
Photos: Mantis