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At Last Word Intimate hotels & Safari Camps, local is luxury. Our proudly South African collection of intimate hotels embraces our home-grown award-winning style of 'beyond boutique' hospitality. With us, you'll find kindness flows and lovely people meet. We cherish getting to know and understand each of our guests personally to deliver the best possible experience. We take you into the hidden heart of Constantia Valley, our 5-star 'beyond boutique' in the city.

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Moxe choose the prawn pasta because he likes making home-made pasta as it's healthy, fresh and easy to make. "It really impresses the guests when I present it on the menu, a hit every time time."

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February 20, 2021

Lionness Loneliness

As the lion population within the northern sector of the Klaserie begins to bounce back since the recovery of the drought back in 2017, we have witnessed some fairly impressive changes in movements and dynamics within the area. With one specific dynamic attracting the attention of most guides and trackers within the northern Klaserie.

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Floral arranging and photography workshops in the garden at Last Word Constantia.

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Join us at Last Word Constantia for a five-day retreat to unite your relationship with yourself and your daily lifestyle.

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We are excited to announce two oil painting workshops with Alice Toich, hosted at Last Word Constantia in the serene garden surrounded by lush florals and like minded creatives.

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The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve has for many years been referred to as a wild dog haven, with multiple den sites, by multiple different packs having been established within the reserve over the last decade and two of which were on Last Word Kitara property.

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The Last Word Constantia is now open for end of year functions and events. Book the exclusive use of our garden, lounge, pool and dining room for your next celebration. From corporate year end functions to exciting kitchen teas, we’re the perfect spot for your celebration.

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October 29, 2020

The Timbila Pride

As of January 2020, the Timbila Pride has become the new dominant pride within the Northern Klaserie. Our recent sighting of them was this week after the pride had obviously just finished off a very large kill as their bellies were ginormous! The only two individuals that were missing was one of the older females along with her two 11 month old cubs. We assume the pride had brought down a young giraffe or potentially a buffalo the night before we found them.

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This week our Fireside Chat series features Stefan Steenkamp, Head Guide/Manager at our beautiful safari camp, The Last Word Kitara. The scene for this week's catch-up is alongside a crackling fire or, 'bush TV', in the boma (read: outdoor dining venue). Few things compare to the experience of enjoying a hearty meal in good company, on a balmy evening beneath a clear, starry South African night sky.

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