Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

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Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, sun loungers
Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, sun loungers
Terrace/Patio
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Overview of Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
off the R46, Touws River, Western Cape

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAquila Safari Animal Rescue Center1 min walk
  • Popular LocationBokkeriviere Nature Reserve18 min drive
  • Popular LocationHex Valley Golf Club26 min drive

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About this area

Touws River

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa is located in Touws River. Aquila Safari Animal Rescue Center is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Cape Floral Region Protected Areas and Bokkeriviere Nature Reserve. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Aquila Safari Animal Rescue Center - 1 min walk
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 12 min drive
  • Bokkeriviere Nature Reserve - 18 min drive
  • Hex Valley Golf Club - 26 min drive
  • Willow Creek Olive Estate - 56 min drive

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 112 min drive

Restaurants

  • Komkyk Restaurant — 7 min drive
  • Steers — 8 min drive

About this property

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

Family-friendly lodge with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa
Along with 2 outdoor pools, this lodge has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, an indoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite. All 77 rooms offer free WiFi, rainfall showerheads, and free bottled water. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of an indoor pool. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa, Our newly opened African. Services include manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ) guests.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Safari
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Free children's club
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference center
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Pool sun loungers

Spa

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Air conditioning is available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club; cash is not accepted

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Aquila Private Game
Aquila Private Game Reserve Lodge Touws River
Aquila Private Game Reserve Touws River
Aquila Private Reserve
Aquila Private Game Reserve &
Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa Lodge
Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa Touws River
Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa Lodge Touws River

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 33 out of 89 reviews
5 - Excellent 37%
Rating 4 - Good. 33 out of 89 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 89 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 89 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 89 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A nice get away from the City.
It was a great stay we had, although the Covid restrictions made it a little uncomfortable, where we had to make a special request for our luxury room to be serviced. All in all, the staff are very Covid aware and respect the rules. The staff were al very friendly. all in all, a nice weekend away.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children, Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We visited Aquila 4 years ago and decided to come back with our daughter. It was good then but there have been significant improvements since, including better check-in and the addition of an indulgent spa (over 16's only). The number of animals in the reserve had also increased which made for a great game drive.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020