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The Zarafa is a Hazyview hotel providing accommodation in 4 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Panorama Route region.  It is the ideal sanctuary for those who seek the balance of mind, body, and soul in the comfort of modern luxury while enjoying classic Thai and Balinese touches around every corner. Enjoy warm African hospitality coupled with world-class service. The Zarafa is located in Shiloh Estate, Hazyview. One cannot help but feel at peace within the comfort of modern luxury while enjoying classic Thai and Balinese touches around every corner.

Price @ from R 3750 per Night



'Zarafa' - Arabic origin of the English word 'giraffe'.  The Arabic word also translates as 'lovely one'.

Enjoy warm African hospitality in Asian Luxury with world class levels of service.




Our luxuriously appointed villas provide an elegant Balinese inspired refuge in the heart of the African bush.

Each spacious villa accommodates two guests and features large glass patio doors that open onto an outside patio area with stunning views of the surrounding bush. With a rim-flow pool and a coconut and teak wood gazebo, the large outdoor space allows you to make the most of the surrounding wild beauty and enjoy the warmth of the sunshine in complete privacy.

Balinese inspired décor throughout the villa includes imported teak furniture and artwork.

​The bedroom features an extra-length king size canopy bed with crisp white linen and mosquito net, complemented by beautiful dark wooden furniture and a large flat screen TV with satellite channels.

Air conditioning and a ceiling fan in the bedroom ensures you’ll always be comfortable.

​Double Balinese teak doors lead to your en-suite bathroom. Extravagantly sized, full of light and the epitome of indulgence, the bathroom is fitted with double vanities with natural stone sinks. Enjoy soaking in the large bathtub or have a luxurious shower. A range of luxury amenities and bath crystals are provided for your enjoyment.

​Your lounge features a large flat screen TV with a selection of satellite channels and a fireplace to relax by on chillier evenings while sipping a glass of champagne or fine wine.

Your personal Nespresso coffee machine means you can wake up to the smell of your favourite roast or enjoy one of our selection of teas. ​Enjoy something refreshing from your personal minibar while lazing around in your own rimflow pool or relaxing on the patio. For peace of mind, we have provided a laptop safe for your valuables, and our villas are equipped with tech creature comforts – wi-fi, wireless phone charger and international adapters for your convenience.



• Free Wi-Fi
• TV with Satellite Channels
• Coffee/Tea maker
• Fireplace
• Gazebo
• Air Conditioning
• Bathrobe
• Slippers
• Complimentary Toiletries
• Hairdryer
• Desk
• Refrigerator
• Private Pool for every villa
• Restaurant Onsite
• Bar and Lounge
• Room Service
• In-villa dining
• Free roaming game
• In-villa spa treatments
• Tour and excursion booking services
• Abundant bird life

* Spa with sauna & pool (opening late-2021)


Breakfast & Dining

Dinner and Breakfast are included in the rates. The Zarafa's restaurant sits beautifully in an elevated position with breathtaking views over the Sabie valley. With a selection of delicious dishes inspired by local favourites and Asian flavours, Zarafa is ideal for a relaxing lunch or a romantic dinner for two. Guests can also choose to dine in the privacy of their own villa or under the evening stars.  Special arrangements can be made for an intimate dinner surrounded by romantic candlelight with a special menu from our chef.


Activities & Attractions Nearby


• Kruger National Park
• Elephant Sanctuary
• Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
• Elephant Whispers
• Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
• Kinyonga Reptile Centre
• Moholoholo Wildlife Centre
• Chimpanzee Eden


• Blyde River Canyon
• Three Rondavels
• Bourke's Luck Potholes
• God's Window
• Wonder View
• Pinnacle Rock
• Long Tom Pass
• Lowveld Botanical Gardens

Waterfalls & Caves

• Sabie Falls
• Bridal Veil Falls
• Horseshoe Falls
• Lone Creek Falls
• Mac-Mac Falls
• Mac-Mac Pools
• Berlin Falls
• Lisbon Falls
• Sudwala Caves
• Echo Caves


• Induna Adventures
• Skyway Trails
• Big Swing
• Long Tom Toboggan


• Shangana Cultural Village
• Pilgrim's Rest
• Forestry Museum
• Lydenburg Museum



Sabie River is 2.6 km from the accommodation, while Phabeni Gate is 17 km from the property. The nearest airport is Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, 38 km from The Zarafa.


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Contact Details


Phone: +27 82 925 3643

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75 Doppio Lane, Shiloh Estate, Hazyview, South Africa














































































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