An experience surrounded by nature. A trip to the natural reserves in Africa, close to the wild fauna. A real travel among unlimited landscapes and spaces, as the word Safari in shawili language means. However, tourists who are looking for an outstanding experience in the heart of the savannah, are often very demanding in terms of comforts. That is why there are many different luxury safari camp resorts in Africa. Below, we propose the best 10 luxury safari camps, for a unique and exclusive adventure.
luxury safari camps
Cottar’s 1920s Camp, Kenya
This safari lodge, that has remained nearly unchanged since it was built in the Twenties, is located in one of the most protected areas in the world, the National Masai Mara Reserve. This luxurious resort may accommodates till sixteen guests in richly furnished suites. It has a beautiful pool and a big veranda where it is possible to admire the amazing surrounding landscape.
Ol Derkesi Community Conservancy, Nairobi, Kenya
Sand Rivers Selous, Tanzania
It is a little safari camp furnished with elegant African style. It has eight cottages with a big private terrace. In common areas there are a library and a pool under a big baobab, located near the Rufuji river, habitat of hippopotamus and crocodiles.
Rufiji River Selous Game Reserve, Lindi Region, Tanzania
With four luxurious tented suites and a private villa, equipped with veranda and pool, this wonderful safari resort is on a island in the west area of the Selinda Reserve, in a strategic point where elephants and lions may be easily seen from the tents.
Selinda Reserve, Botswana
+ 27 873546591
Chada Katavi, Tanzania
It is a sophisticated safari lodge hidden among acacia and tamarinds trees in the Katavi National Park. It offers six accommodations, simple but meticulously well-finished, each with its own terrace and wide windows, creating a bright environment and linking the inside area to the outside landscape, where elephants, lions and buffalos live.
Katavi National Park, Katavi National Park, Tanzania
Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
Part of the National Geographic prestigious collection, Unique Lodges of The World, in the Tswalu Kalahar Reserve, the biggest in South Africa, this building is a jewel with eight elegant suites and a private villa, the Tarkuni. It is a safari eco-camp where everything is recycled, cloths are natural and all materials are of local origin. It was born with the aim of recreating the original, two-centuries-ago landscape of this area.
Southern Kalahari, Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, Sudafrica
Saruni Samburu, Kenya
An exclusive safari eco-resort located at the side of a hill, where it overlooks the protected area of Kalama. It’s composed by four luxurious cottages and it stands out for its refined design and spacious and elegant rooms, enriched with details reminding the traditional Samburu style.
20 Mwitu Road, Mwitu Estate, Karen, Nairobi
+254 735 950 903
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge, Namibia
This safari lodge is located in the Natural Reserve of NamibRand, on a desert plateau, and it dons a wonderful panoramic view. It’s a building on piles with nine luxurious and comfortable chalets equipped with privates terraces where it’s possible to sleep under a starry sky.
NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia
In the South Luangun National Park, this is a luxurious safari camp designed by two famous architects, Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens. A modern style that blends with interiors, reminding of contemporary Safaris, characterises the six accommodations, equipped with pools and terraces, surrounded by trees right near the river.
Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Retreat, South Africa
Located at the foot of Cederberg mountains, it is an elegant and exclusive oasis. It offers sixteen rooms, furnished with a customised style and details made of natural materials, plus a private villa, a pool and a luxurious spa.
Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa
Ivory Lodge, South Africa
In the Sabie Sand Reserve, this safari luxury camp stands out for its Afro-European elegance. The six huge suites have a fireplace, a wood veranda and a private pool, with a breath-taking view on the Sabie river.
Sabi Sand Game Reserve ,Parco nazionale di Kruger 1240, Sudafrica
by Giulia Cangianiello