Woodall Country House and Spa – Addo
Fred recommends Woodall Country House and Spa located in the Sunday River Valley in Addo. This boutique hotel offers five star luxuries and is close to the famous Addo Elephant Park. Some serious pampering awaits you, so be prepared to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. What in the world can be better than to indulge in a place set amongst peaceful citrus orchards where game can be observed at close quarters?
It is the ideal base from which to explore the adjacent nearby game reserves such as Schotia, Amakhala, Pumba, Kwantu and Elephant Back Safaris. Honeymooners are specially pampered in an environment of peace and privacy. Stylish, regional cuisine is served in the thatched dining room with views of resident herons, cormorants and rare waterbirds. The cuisine is inspired by the flavours of local ingredients and freshly picked herbs and vegetables. Complementing the menu is the private underground Diamond award-winning cellar, boasting a unique and comprehensive selection of fine South African wines. The Spa, a sanctuary for relaxation, flows onto a salt water pool, fringed with palms and a waterfall. Facilities include a vitality studio, steam room, vichy and chromatherapy shower, sauna, hydrotherapy bath and spacious double showers. The gym, a vibrant energetic space offers modern cardiovascular and strength training facilities.