While traversing through its vast ecosystems, from savannas and deserts, to jungles and highlands, the sheer diversity of this continent will spark wonderment and respect for our planet’s natural bounty. There are safaris of every kind to choose from, with each season offering something unique from migratory patterns in the sky, on land and for marine life. Arriving here is also a tremendous lesson in the power of conservation for both habitat and heritage. The people within the place will simply capture your heart and imagination, inspired by the deep historical and familial ties that have enriched their African identity. Learn about their traditions and rites through time-honoured storytelling that adds to the strength of each community.
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Botswana – Xigera Safari Lodge
Proudly sharing their story of renewal, rebirth, and Tollman family legacy, Xigera (named after the Pied Kingfisher) takes Okavango Delta safaris to the next level, letting the environment beguile you with its stunning serenity and richness. With just 12 suites that celebrate African design and creativity, largely powered by solar energy and without any single-use plastics, the efforts towards local partnerships such as hydroponic farming are also extremely admirable. Encounter tremendous wildlife activity at the Moremi Game Reserve that constantly evolves daily.
South Africa – Chitwa Chitwa
Described as a ‘holistic and sensorial experience,’ on the banks of the 63,000 hectares of Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, Chitwa Chitwa is undeniably one of the most luxurious offerings in Kruger National Park. Fall in love with the immersive indoor-outdoor suites that overlook the watering hole that attracts a plethora of wildlife, as well as dinner by candlelight. You will be awed by the architectural and chic interior design of Chitwa House, complete with your dedicated house butler and guide, spacious private deck with pool, and outdoor showers.
Kenya – Angama Mara
Angama in Swahili means ‘suspended in mid-air,’ which is apropos for its positioning over Africa’s Great Rift Valley. This would make for a perfect buy-out for large families and friends looking to visit the Mara, offering two separate camps with 15 suites. Float over the plains by hot-air balloon, experience a Shamba-to-Table long lunch, take advantage of their mobile tented Safari Camp when following the Great Migration and make the most of the experienced and knowledgeable guides along the journey.
Tanzania – &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
As &Beyond puts it, their Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is “where Maasai meets Versailles, themed in romance on the rim of the ancient caldera,” nearly 3 million years old! A shelter that transports you back in time through its tribes and dramatic gorges, with an opportunity to interact with the KopeLion Conservation team that fosters a close existence with these majestic cats. Choose from 3 camps and 30 dreamy suites, all offering grass roofs and banana leaf ceilings to get closer to Nature and aligned with the spectacular setting of the cauldron below.
Zimbabwe – Singita Pamushana
Boasting only eight suites with suspended private plunge pools, Zimbabwe’s ancient tribal history takes centre stage at the remote Singita Pamushana, nestled within 130,000 acres of the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. The black and white rhino population and rare antelope species are significant at this reserve. A restorative nature-immersive experience is key here, whether through game drives, fireplace storytelling, sundowner boat cruises or treks to rock art sites.
Mozambique – Santorini Mozambique
A coastal escape that blends a Grecian village against the wilderness of the Bazaruto archipelago, Santorini Mozambique is an unexpected and unpretentious addition that will exceed your expectations with their authentic, personal touch. Embracing the good life, go horse-riding on the beach, scuba diving and kite surfing, or just linger by the tranquil pool and watch the day pass from your private patio.
With so many incredibly unique properties to choose from, ensure that you speak with your 360 Private Travel designer to pick the perfect one to enhance your stay!