If you are looking for an ultimate luxury safari lodge away from the crowds, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa is exactly where you need to go. This is where you will expect to find the creme de la creme of luxury.
Think award-winning modern and elegant lodges set within intimate locations and minimal distractions due to limited guests (and rare sightings of children). This is personalised service at its best, with tailormade daily programmes made especially for you. Head out on your exclusive 4x4 safari vehicle with your own tracker-guide team.
When you return from an evening drive, expect a hot, scented bath waiting for you complete with a glass of only the best champagne. Indulge in fine dining served on your private balcony by candlelight as you are serenaded by the authentic sounds of Africa.
Wake up to champagne breakfasts while you take in the sights of the wildlife as they come for their morning drink at the waterhole. Spend some time rejuvenating your body and mind at the wellness centre with world-class treatments, then saunter through the art gallery to admire exclusive collections or opt for a wine tasting experience in the wine cellar. Your options are endless at these ultimate luxury safari lodges in Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
Luxurious and modern, this intimate camp is located on the banks of the Sabie River with stunning views over the Kruger National Park beyond. As its name suggests, Lion Sands Ivory Lodge
is a nod at the presence of elephants in the area. They are also an inspiration behind the elegant decor and minimal interiors. This is a prime safari lodge in a region that has particularly high numbers of large game including those other infamous members of the Big 5. This is an ideal spot for honeymooners and couples seeking ultimate privacy.
Singita Ebony Lodge
strikes the right balance of sophistication and isolated wilderness. It is set beneath a canopy of jackalberry trees on the banks of the Sand River. Here, colonial comfort meets Afro-chic to create a super-comfortable wilderness sanctuary. Built around the enormous boulders for which it is named, Singita Boulders Lodge
lies on the banks of the Sand River. It has been crafted out of natural wood, stone and thatch to blend with the environment while incorporating modern a modern design. The service here is second to none.
When it comes to the award-winning Londolozi Granite Suites
, think large French doors and ceiling to floor glass windows which open directly onto the Sand River. Not to mention those private heated plunge pools. The camp can even be booked for your exclusive use. Game drives, bush walks will reward you with the most incredible wildlife experiences. As the epitome of fine dining, the luxurious Londolozi Collection and are also part of the Relais & Châteaux portfolio.
Described as the most environmentally sensitive lodge in Africa, Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge
is unique and super-luxurious, with flawless interiors and gorgeous views of the surrounding wilderness, which you can enjoy from your own private plunge pool. The rangers and local Shangaan trackers will miss no opportunity to whisk you back into the bush if they receive news of a kill or a rare species sighting. There is an art gallery, a meditation garden and a well-stocked underground wine cellar in which you can also dine.
Cheetah Plains offers the ultimate in exclusivity for a personal safari experience in Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Stay in your own exclusive-use house equipped with the services of a personal wellness therapist, host, chef, eco-friendly electric game drive vehicle, field guide and tracker. Enjoy the privacy of your own formal lounge, living room, sun deck, lap pool, loggia, fine wine gallery and dining room. Each house can accommodate up to 8 guests in 4 sumptuous suites.
Silvan Safari Lodge is a contemporary lodge ideally situated along the Manyeleti River in the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Reserve. No two suites are alike at Silvan Safari Lodge. Each draws inspiration from numerous indigenous tree species and are uniquely different. Facilities include private plunge pools, a spa, a gin and tonic pairing experience, contemporary South African artwork, daybeds and a swimming pool. Print your best safari photos on canvas at the Silvan Studio - a great momento of you Sabi Sand safari.