Ilala Lodge Hotel, Victoria Falls

Out of all the Ecotourism hotel options in Victoria Falls, we feel there is one that stands out above the rest. Victoria Falls flagship hotel is undoubtably the famous Victoria Falls Hotel. The Victoria Falls Hotel is one of the world’s Classic five-star hotels and commands a prime location overlooking Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, an acclaimed Natural Wonder of the World. A proud member of Leading Hotels of the World, the Edwardian-style hotel, built in 1904, was splendidly redecorated in 2013 to combine its traditional majesty with modern sophistication. For more than 110 years The Victoria Falls Hotel has been a luxury icon in Africa. The grand rooms of the hotel are hung with portraits of colonial explorers, Matabele Chiefs and royal visitors of the past century. The corridors are lined with sable, eland and kudu horns, the size of which are hard to find in the wild today. Sitting on Stanley’s Terrace with a deserved drink, warthogs digging in the lawn below, and the roar of the whitewater in the background, it is easy to let yourself imagine you have stepped into a past era. The hotel is set in lush and well-established gardens providing plenty of space for all at the hotel and forming an relaxing oasis away from the drama of the waterfall, just a 10-minute walk away. Read More...

Ngoma Safari Lodge, Chobe Forest Reserve

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is a luxurious riverside retreat in the heart of the bush on the edge of Chobe National Park, home to the world’s largest remaining population of elephants. Sitting above the Chobe River, the lodge offers unparalleled panoramic views across the islands and floodplains as far across as Namibia. This is an incredibly luxurious lodge with just 15 suites, as well as the only full spa on the Botswana safari circuit. Relax in the split-level swimming pool, unwind with a pampering session in the spa or enjoy the gourmet food that the lodge has become known for.Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is a luxurious retreat in the heart of the bush, located on the edge of Chobe National Park, the second largest national park in Botswana, where some 80,000 elephants roam. From the lodge’s hilltop position, guests can enjoy far reaching panoramic views over the Chobe River and floodplain below. The main public area includes a lounge, library and dining room, which are linked to outdoor viewing patios.Guests are able to relax in the split-level swimming pool or unwind with a pampering session in the full service spa complete with a treetop treatment room. Read More...

Sausage Tree Camp, Lower Zambezi

Zambia’s most exclusive safari camp. Total luxury in a pristine brand new camp, the first and only one of its kind in this region. King Lewanika Lodge is the only permanent safari lodge in this region, and is situated in splendid isolation in Zambia’s untouched Liuwa Plain National Park. The villas offer total immersion in the vast landscape, allowing travellers to experience nature’s masterpiece in a meaningful way. The main guest area at the heart of the camp is a chic blend of sleek modern design, crisp clean lines and classic tented safari style. The villas offer total immersion in the vast landscape, allowing travellers to experience nature’s masterpiece in a meaningful way. With award-winning guides and intimate safari excursions, we bring unrivalled access and absolute exclusivity to the region. Experience the magic of Liuwa Plain, which is home to Africa’s second biggest wildebeest migration, magnificent birdlife, a growing cheetah population and the famed Lady Liuwa lion pride. Read More...

Santorini Hotel Mozambique

A tropical paradise tucked into a lush indigenous forest and looking out onto a picturesque crescent of sandy beach, andBeyond Benguerra Island is the quintessential luxury island retreat. Set among swaying palm trees, ten casinhas and two cabanas are being extensively revamped in a light and airy colour scheme that combines tropical chic with a distinct African feel and reminders of the area’s Portuguese heritage. Ideal for families or groups, the three-bedroom Casa Familia ensures privacy and exclusivity. Set under local thatch, both casitas and cabanas boasts elegant four-poster beds with white linen canopies and comfortable day beds. Large windows with dark wooden shutters gaze out towards the Indian Ocean, while private timber decks and cool plunge pools offer a secluded alternative to beach sands and ocean waters. Bathrooms feature generous tubs big enough for two, while al fresco showers are decorated with hand-painted tiles. Woven hammocks invite guests to an afternoon siesta, lulled by a chorus of songbirds that makes the forest canopy its home. A shaded gazebo provides the ideal venue for starlit dinners, while the stylish dining room and open lounge, both of which boast wide, sunny decks, are the setting for more social dining. Read More...

Wolwedans Dunes Camp, NamibRand Reserve

The Dunes Lodge is perched on top of a dune plateau, overlooking panoramic vistas in all directions and capturing the beauty of the desert in a most memorable way. The building style is a combination of wooden structures and canvas blinds, opening up to the desert beyond. The lodge reflects the ambience of a tented camp, but provides the comfort and protection of a permanent building. Each of the nine spacious chalets with en-suite bathrooms has a private verandah, which connects you to vast stretches of untouched sand. Sleeping with your canvas blinds open is just like sleeping under the stars. All communal areas of the lodge open out onto decks with superb views. The variety of recreational space makes a visit both exciting and relaxing. To make the most of your visit we recommend you stay for three nights. The main area, comprises two lounges, a number of sun downer decks, a fireplace, tea deck, library, wine cellar and two dining rooms. The many verandas look out over superb views, as does the open-air swimming pool. Those who seek total seclusion will be attracted to the Mountain View Suite, which provides a private living and dining area and great comfort and style. Read More...

Snow Leopard Lodge, Ladakh

Snow Leopard Ladakh
Nestled in the remote village of Ullay at an altitude of 13,000 feet, Snow Leopard Lodge is the only wildlife lodge in Ladakh in India’s far north mountains. Ullay itself is a hamlet of just 7 houses, and sits in an ecologically rich habitat of the ibex, urial, wolf, Himalayan fox, vultures, golden eagles, and snow leopards. Originally a personal homestay of Tchewang Norbu, one of Ladakh’s top snow leopard trackers, the lodge was repurposed for tourism as a conservation tool of the animals by putting revenue directly into the local community. The lodge offers comfortable single and twin bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Dining and laundry service are available onsite. Besides tracking snow leopards, guests of the lodge can enjoy nearby birdwatching, hiking, cycling, golf, and guided walks. Ulley is 2-3 hours drive from the capital of Leh. Read More...

Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp, Etosha Park

Kwessi Dunes is located deep in Namibia’s striking NamibRand Nature Reserve, a vast desert wilderness of over 200,000 hectares. With its rolling desert plains and backdrop of craggy mountains and iconic red dunes, this is a place where time seems to stand still and the space is never-ending. Here, it’s not about chasing big game but rather soaking up the beauty of the colourful landscape, admiring the antelope that scatter the sand, and gazing at the stars the light up the night sky. At Kwessi Dunes, you’ll find 12 cool and comfortable (and air-conditioned) chalets all with canvas walls and thatched roofs. Each bedroom has a separate ‘star gazer’ room, completely open to the sky, and the perfect spot from which to watch the celestial theatre show above. Read More...

Mwamba Bush Camp, South Luangwa

Chindeni Bush Camp, named after the Chindeni Hills, is a luxurious and stylish little camp, contemporary in design, and situated in a prime location on the edge of the permanent Chayumba Lagoon in South Luangwa National Park where hippos chortle and elephants wallow. Expect serious walking in quiet areas, and exciting night game drives!Designed with just four chalets, and in muted, restful tones, Chindeni Bush Camp is a lovely place to relax and recharge your batteries while enjoying some superb game viewing. There’s something about sleeping under canvas that ignites a sense of adventure in everyone. At Chindeni you can combine that thrill with style and comfort in one of its four opulent tents which overlook the permanent lagoon in front of camp, giving some spectacular game viewing right from your deck! Read More...

Elewana Tarangire Treetops Lodge

Mwiba Lodge, a secluded, sophisticated luxe hideaway set among massive stone boulders, ancient coral trees and acacias, overlooking a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River, is the flagship safari experience in the Legendary Expeditions portfolio. Set in harmony with this idyllic natural backdrop, Mwiba Lodge offers an unmatched experience in luxury safari adventure. This exclusive lodge mixes both traditional and modern design elements with uplifting service, creating an inviting, sophisticated getaway. The lush interiors artfully integrate the natural surroundings and the ten sumptuous, open-plan tented suites feature supersized beds, double vanities with copper fittings, deep soaking tubs and indoor & outdoor showers on the hardwood terrace decks offering fantastic views. Read More...

Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro

Mwiba Lodge, a secluded, sophisticated luxe hideaway set among massive stone boulders, ancient coral trees and acacias, overlooking a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River, is the flagship safari experience in the Legendary Expeditions portfolio. Set in harmony with this idyllic natural backdrop, Mwiba Lodge offers an unmatched experience in luxury safari adventure. This exclusive lodge mixes both traditional and modern design elements with uplifting service, creating an inviting, sophisticated getaway. The lush interiors artfully integrate the natural surroundings and the ten sumptuous, open-plan tented suites feature supersized beds, double vanities with copper fittings, deep soaking tubs and indoor & outdoor showers on the hardwood terrace decks offering fantastic views. Read More...

Jock Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

Cheetah Plains certainly sets the standard for ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa. Designed by an international award-winning firm of architects, Cheetah Plains is an opulent oasis settled in the Big 5 Eden that is Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Sharing an unfenced border with the iconic Kruger National Park, this private reserve pioneered the luxury safari concept and consistently delivers spectacular big game viewing. Consisting of three exclusive-use Bush Houses each equipped with four bedrooms, Cheetah Plains offers groups and families (four to eight guests per Bush House) a luxury safari experience par excellence. Each private Bush House is surrounded by indigenous gardens and boasts spectacular views. Guests can enjoy the professional services of a private chef and butler throughout their stay. Read More...

Savanna Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand

Cheetah Plains certainly sets the standard for ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa. Designed by an international award-winning firm of architects, Cheetah Plains is an opulent oasis settled in the Big 5 Eden that is Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Sharing an unfenced border with the iconic Kruger National Park, this private reserve pioneered the luxury safari concept and consistently delivers spectacular big game viewing. Consisting of three exclusive-use Bush Houses each equipped with four bedrooms, Cheetah Plains offers groups and families (four to eight guests per Bush House) a luxury safari experience par excellence. Each private Bush House is surrounded by indigenous gardens and boasts spectacular views. Guests can enjoy the professional services of a private chef and butler throughout their stay. Read More...