Explore a world of vast open spaces and distant horizons of the Karoo.
Samara allows you to discover the
Africa you have dreamed of. Situated within 70 000 acres of indigenous
wilderness, outside Graaff-Reinet, Karoo Lodge revives the traditional luxury of a colonial
Samara - Accommodation
Echoing the pulse of
the Karoo, the interiors seek to fuse the elegance of the
Ostrich-farming days with the untamed beauty of the African bush.
Cradled in the softest linen, you can lose yourself in the sleepy
rhythms of the land as the tranquil sounds of the Karoo lull you into
an idyllic state of relaxation and contentment.
humbling experiences await you at Samara. With four of the country’s
seven biomes, Samara’s abundant wilderness preserves a complex and
diverse ecosystem, providing habitat for over 60 mammal species. Among
more common species, such as the Kudu and Duiker, the secretive
Aardvark and the once-endangered White Rhino roam. Giraffes can be
seen peeking over the thorny Acacia canopy, while Cheetah crouch,
hidden in the grass, waiting for an opportunity to stretch their legs
and test the speed of the Hartebeest.
Samara - Food
mouth-watering succulence of our sumptuous Karoo cuisine. Head chef,
Quintinn van Rensburg, will guide you through a cornucopia of flavours
redolent of the wild surrounds and complimented by Iris Adams
handpicked garden produce. The rich bush scents of Wild Rosemary and
Fynbos are combined with traditional Karoo Lamb and Springbok Loin to
create a gastronomic delight that never fails to seduce