Winner of 'Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge' at the 2007 World Travel Awards, Thanda Private Game Reserve is situated 23 kilometres north of Hluhluwe on a 14,000 hectare 'Big Five' private game reserve, only an hour away from the Indian Ocean or KwaZulu-Natal's Elephant Coast. The five-star facilities include a Main Lodge, Tented Camp and Wellness Centre. The luxury bush villas at the Main Lodge each have their own private infinity pool, viewing deck, sala, boma, lounge, fireplace and full bathroom with both inside and outside showers. Thanda's award-winning Wellness Centre has a reflexology pool, outdoor sala treatment area, a steam room and a hydrotherapy bath, all with a unique Zulu feel. Vula Zulu, a traditional homestead adjacent to Thanda showcases traditional Zulu warriors performing age-old Impi dancing rites.