Great Karoo Accommodation at Samara Private Game Reserve

Samara Private Game Reserve offers guests a choice of Great Karoo accommodation in the family-friendly Karoo Lodge, and the luxury Manor at Samara.

At Samara, there are 2 different lodges to choose from for quality Eastern Cape Great Karoo accommodation. Wilderness exclusivity and personalised service create a tranquil atmosphere for total relaxation.

The Karoo Lodge

This Samara Game Reserve accommodation in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, offers comfortable accommodation in 9 Double Rooms situated on the homestead - ideal for a romantic getaway or for families traveling with children. Karoo Lodge can also be booked on an exclusive-use basis for up to 18 guests.
The 3 Karoo Suites are located a short distance from the main homestead. These standalone cottages each have a fireplace, air-conditioning and luxury en-suite bathroom with large separate bath, shower and 2 washbasins. They open onto a private patio and also have outdoor nature showers. The en-suite, air-conditioned cottages are larger than the suites and have a fireplace.
The 4 Lodge Suites at Karoo Lodge are located in the main homestead and feature air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom with large freestanding bath and shower. These suites open onto the wide wraparound verandah with outdoor seating.
The 2 Sibella Suites are located a little further away near the waterhole, which attracts birds and wildlife. These suites are inter-leading and provide ideal accommodation for families with young children. Each suite has a shower, basin and air-conditioning.


  • Swimming pool
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Living room
  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • TV
  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Curio shop
  • Wi-Fi

The Manor at Samara

The 5-star Manor at Samara Private Game Reserve is surrounded by majestic mountains. The Manor has 4 suites (2 King Suites and 2 Twin Suites) that can be booked individually or for the exclusive use of up to 8 guests, offering complete privacy plus a personal ranger, chef and butler who will see to everything.
The luxurious air-conditioned suites at this Eastern Cape accommodation boast beautiful views over the Karoo mountain landscape. The interiors feature a unique warm design which reflects the local landscape and traditions with a contemporary twist. Each suite has an en-suite bathroom with a free standing bath and separate shower.
Dining experiences at this Samara Private Game Reserve accommodation can be arranged in different settings around the house and in the bush. The infinity pool descends into a natural water hole where wildlife comes to drink in the early morning and late afternoon.
Children under 14 are not permitted at The Manor at Samara unless it has been booked exclusively.


  • Infinity swimming pool
  • 2 Living areas
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Dining room
  • Bar area
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast room
  • Karoo style boma
  • View of waterhole
  • Wi-Fi

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