‘Avula’ (Ah-voo-la) is derived from the traditional African Zulu word for ‘open’. ‘Karoo’(Kah-roo) is believed to be derived from the old Khoikhoi (pronounced Coy-coy) word ‘garo’ for ‘desert’.
TIME STANDS COMPLETELY STILL
Two and half hours from Bloemfontein, located in the heart of Africa near the town of Colesberg in the Karoo, spanning 64 000 acres of unsurpassed beauty. Run your eyes across an endless horizon. Taste the champagne air. Follow the embers from the fire as they drift lazily upwards toward a celestial ceiling.
Relax in style in the six double rooms and two private chalets as our highly-trained staff take care of your every need. Enjoy African cuisine at its finest with fresh local ingredients adjusted to your dietary needs. Only once you’ve stayed in this part of the world are you able to fully appreciate true serenity.