Thanda Awards & Accolades

2018

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Private Villa
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa and Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa

2017

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Private Villa
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa and Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa

2016

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • The Leading Hotels of the World’s Membership Awards: Winner of the Remarkably Uncommon Award
  • World Spa Awards: South Africa’s Best Safari Spa and Africa’s Best Safari Spa
  • World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Edition: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge and South Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa
  • TripAdvisor: Certificate of Excellence

2015

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • World Spa Awards: South Africa’s Best Safari Spa and Africa’s Best Safari Spa
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • TripAdvisor: Certificate of Excellence

2014

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • TripAdvisor: Certificate of Excellence

2013

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • SATOA Travel Awards: Best Safari Experience
  • TripAdvisor: Certificate of Excellence

2012

  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: Africa’s Leading Luxury Game Reserve

2011

  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: Africa’s Leading Luxury Villa

2010

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Villa and Africa’s Leading Luxury Villa

2009

  • World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge

2008

  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge

2007

  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  • Selling Long Haul Awards: Luxury Individual Hotel, Lodge or Resort offering best overall Product and Service
  • Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism: Chairman’s Award

2006

  • World Travel Awards Africa Edition: Leading Safari in South Africa
  • Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards: Best Safari Spa
  • Now Media’s Travel & Tourism Industry Awards for Responsible Tourism: Inbound Industry Champion
  • Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism: Best Social Involvement Programme
  • Winner of the Best of SA in the Lodge Spa category by House and Leisure/Visa
  • First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards: Nominated in the Best for Poverty Reduction category
  • CIMTIG Travel Advertising Award: Finalist for the Thanda Brochure

2005

  • Marie Claire: Top 10 Spa
  • Luxury Travel Awards by Luxury Travel Magazine: One of the World’s Best New Hotels

2004

  • French Elle Decoration Magazine: The Best Find at ILTM in Cannes

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