Holiday Experience Seekers, Sondela Calls!

Have you ever wanted a holiday experience that leaves you breathless? To experience the wild up close and personal? Or perhaps see an African sunset like no other? How about the experience of a horse-back safari? Well, let us take you on a journey that gives you all this and more. Here we open the door to one of South Africa’s most beloved nature reserve and spa getaway destinations – Sondela Nature Reserve. So grab a cup-of-joe, sit back and relax as you read all about this amazing proudly South African resort.  A holiday experience awaits.

What holiday experience comes with a name?

Sondela is a Zulu word that means, come near, go near or approach. So, what holiday experience comes with this name? Well, come near to the wild we would say. Experience things close up as you walk with the lion cubs, or hold a majestic cheetah, or view an array of beautiful birds from the veranda of your luxury 4-star chalet.  Sondela Nature Reserve stays true to its name through the activities available to its guests. Come near to one another, Take on a new approach as you experience something outside your comfort zone for the first time.

Holiday Experience - Up close with the wild
Get Up Close & Personal with the Wild at Sonela Nature Reserve


How comfortable will I sleep?

With award-winning self-catering chalets available to you and your family, comfort is the name of the game. The units are all rated 4-stars, so you can be assured of every amenity that you and your family might need for your holiday experience.  Have a braai with your family on your personal veranda where you can view the most amazing sunsets the bushveld has to offer. Because the units are all self-catering, you have the freedom of bringing your families favourites along at no extra cost to you. The perks of self-catering accommodation in 4-star luxury are endless. You and your family have the best of both worlds at Sondela, with all resort amenities and facilities at your disposal.

Holiday Experience - Self-catering accommodation 4-Star
Sondela Nature Reserve 4-Star Self Catering Accommodation


What resort facilities are at our disposal?

Let’s face it, when we are on holiday we want options. So if you and the family decide to skip a self-made meal, Sondela offers a world-class bistro at your disposal. Piccinini’s Bistro & Pub offers the perfect spot to sit back, relax and enjoy a good meal amongst beautiful surroundings.  Offering breakfast, lunch, and supper with a delectable menu that has a little bit of everything for everyone. You and your family can eat at the table, or enjoy your meal by the pool. Speaking of the pool, leave the kids with Dad while you and the girls enjoy a day at the spa. Sondela’s Iketla Wellness & Spa offers a variety of revitalizing beauty and body treatments fit for a queen. Be sure to include a session in the steam room. But the fun doesn’t end there… throw in game drives, a wildlife center, guided horse trails, guided quad bike trails, bush expeditions and so much more – you can rest assured that you will be building memories of a lifetime.

Holiday Experience - Amenities
World-Class Amenities at Sondela Nature Reserve


Have you ever been to Sondela Game Reserve? If so, tell us about your experience by commenting below. We would love to hear from you. Furthermore, be sure to click here to check out our special offer at Sondela Nature Reserve. Also, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram @resortsetc for special offers made available to you weekly. And, remember that a wealth of memorable experiences is on the other side of your comfort zone, so explore today!

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