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Luxury safaris and trips to Africa for the discerning traveller

Luxury means different things to different people. Many associate it with great comfort or service; with being surrounded by beautiful things. For others the idea is more esoteric: it might mean pure exclusivity or refer to something that gives a lot of pleasure but cannot be done often.

Here, on this website, we’re using the label of ‘luxury’ to focus on places where comfort is at its most tangible: accommodation with high-quality interiors, great facilities and top-class service that make you feel truly pampered – for the ultimate in comfort and care.

Africa has a lot of possibilities. Our luxury offerings range from exclusive safari lodges and smart tented camps to private villas and stylish hotels. Whether you want to safari in Africa’s amazing environments, to relax at the beach, or even to visit one of its vibrant metropolises in great style – we can help to plan the perfect luxury holiday.

Ideas for luxury holidays across Africa

Ask us about the best luxury camps and lodges in Africa in the most exclusive areas with incredible game viewing and unmatched service.



Mombo Camp

Mombo is synonymous with first class service, food, guiding and, in particular, exceptional game densities. Large, sumptuous suites offer a private retreat between safari activities - you might want to pamper yourself with an in-room massage treatment on your luxurious safari.

Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains is a high-end camp that offers – and delivers – excellent standards of food and individual service in luxurious modern surroundings. Enjoy the excellent game experience, or simply retreat to your suite to relax or have a dip in your private plunge pool.

Zarafa Camp

Zarafa offers sheer luxury and adventure in a first-rate game viewing area. Sumptuous suites are thoughtfully decorated but what really stands out is the attentive service and top-notch guiding. If you’re looking to indulge on your safari holiday, then look no further.


Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Renowned for its unique tree houses, the Tree Lodge blends perfectly into the verdant forest which envelopes it. The design is sensitive to its surroundings; the rooms are exceedingly comfortable; and service and food are excellent. It all adds up to a truly luxurious forest hideaway.

Crater Lodge

Crater Lodge offers impressive interiors where gilded mirrors, chandeliers and sumptuous Persian rugs complement intricate wood paneling and traditional artwork. The result is a grand, opulent, theatrical atmosphere – all on the edge of one of Africa’s iconic landscapes.

Klein's Camp

Klein’s Camp provides a beautiful mix of tantalizing experiences ranging from exceptional night game drives to exploring the Maasai culture. It perfectly captures the spirit of Africa without compromising the level of comfort – truly an impeccable African luxury safari.


Benguerra Lodge

A plunge pool on your private veranda with stunning views across the ocean awaits you at the luxurious Benguerra Lodge. Treat yourself to a pampering massage and end the day with a sundowner at the very cool beach bar made from an old dhow.


Kaya Mawa

Kaya Mawa is a luxurious lakeside lodge with eleven rooms, all different in size and style. One room even occupies its own island. All are built out of local stone and furnished with locally crafted furniture and decorated with beautifully hand-made throws and cushions.


Ecca Lodge

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge successfully melds modern comfort of a luxury lodge with inventive architecture and trendy, yet thoughtful details. Add to this: superb service and food, highly flexible staff and first-rate guiding; this is truly a luxury escape in a pristine private wilderness.


Denis Island Lodge

Each cottage and villa on Denis Island Lodge is only steps away from its white sandy beaches. So walk out to your own deserted beach, and then return for the lodge’s culinary delights from five-course, candle-lit dinners to Japanese nights with sushi cooking demonstrations.


Four Seasons Desroches Island

Desroche Island Resort offers pure luxury including a t-shaped swimming pool surrounded by elegant loungers under white canvas umbrellas. Experience exceptional standards from private, sumptuous champagne dinners to your made-to-order cocktails served in sparkling glasses at sundown.


Domaine d'Orangeraie

Le Domaine de l’Oranngeraie offers luxury within a striking Zen-style interior. Each Villa is unique and features Asian-themed décor combined with sumptuous materials and contemporary art. Renowned for its spa this property is perfect for those seeking a high level of relaxation.

Ephelia Resort

Surrounded by a lush landscape and scintillating lagoons, Constance Ephelia Resort stands amidst an abundance of nature and looks towards the deep blue Indian Ocean. Highlight is the opulent dining experience where you are spoilt for choice with five restaurants.


Fregate Island Villas

Providing exceptional opulence, Frégate Private Island is one of the world’s most exclusive island resorts. It offers guests a very smart (almost formal) luxury, with impeccable service. Expect fine-dining in classic French style, pampering at the Rock Spa and beaches of power-white sand.


Somalisa Camp

Somalisa Camp offers world-class service and comfortable furnishings whilst managing to retain an authentic bush-feel. Expect spacious tents with rustic-looking décor featuring wood panelling and copper bathtubs.

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Huge rooms, plenty of private space, an impressive infinity pool, spectacular views, a gym and a spa make Bumi Hills Safari Lodge fantastic option if you're looking for a bit off luxury in Zimbabwe.

Nyamatusi Camp

Looking to spoil yourself and enjoy a world-class safari? Look no further than Nyamatusi Camp. Set on the Zimbabwean bank of the mighty Zambezi River, the camp effortlessly combines great guiding and prolific wildlife with touches of opulence for a truly luxurious stay.

Best camps & lodges for Luxury in Africa


Okonjima Bush Camp

Okonjima Bush Camp

Okonjima Bush Camp's interior encompasses lovely African artefacts and carvings, while the en-suite bathrooms feature stylish stone washbasins and large walk-in showers. Highly attentive service and delicious food enhance its reputation as a comfortable and luxurious safari lodge.


97% (252 reviews)
Beho Beho

Beho Beho

Staying at Beho Beho is a peerless way to spend a few nights. Spacious open-fronted bandas ooze low-key style with sumptuous four-poster beds, antique safari treasures and classic furniture. But the real luxuries here are a very thoughtful service, superb food and expert guiding.


100% (170 reviews)
Victoria Falls Hotel

Victoria Falls Hotel

The furnishings and décor of the Victoria Falls Hotel evoke an era of Edwardian gentility, whilst functioning well with efficient modern amenities. For true indulgence, stay under the high ceilings of The Stable Wing, or in one of the hotel’s large and luxurious suites.


94% (163 reviews)
Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani Mountain Camp

A decent pool with miraculous panoramic views is one of Mowani Mountain Camp’s outstanding features. If you’re after a luxurious safari holiday, Mowani with its design in an African theme and soft furnishings in a bright colour scheme won’t disappoint you.


94% (152 reviews)
Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp

Started in 1996, Damaraland Camp was Namibia’s original ‘Luxury Safari Camp’. Since then it’s been reinvented on a much grander scale. Large, well-furnished chalets have high thatched roofs whilst expansive communal areas include lounges inside and out, and an inviting swimming pool.


95% (122 reviews)
Latitude 15

Latitude 15

Appointed with a heated pool, a gym and a spa, this boutique hotel offers quite a luxurious stay in a quiet part of Lusaka. Simple yet tasteful décor includes colourful African prints, which create vibrant details and remind you that you are indeed in Africa.


93% (117 reviews)
Onguma Tented Camp

Onguma Tented Camp

Combining luxury with traditional style, Onguma Tented Camp lies on the eastern side of Namibia’s Etosha National Park. Whether you're keeping a look out for passing animals from your private veranda or relaxing in the roll-top bath, the watchword here is comfort.


92% (103 reviews)
Chiawa Camp

Chiawa Camp

With uninterrupted views across the Zambezi River, Chiawa’s classic tents are furnished to a high standard. Attention to detail and quality abound: this is a tightly-run ship! Expect food that would grace a top restaurant, and an impressive range of activities delivered by an attentive team.


98% (89 reviews)
Royal Livingstone Hotel

Royal Livingstone Hotel

This luxury hotel combines modern comforts with an old-world, colonial style. At Royal Livingstone Hotel expect flamboyant décor including wing-backed chairs, plump couches, wrought-iron chandeliers and a piano in the lounge: a perfect ambience for smart cocktails before dinner.


93% (86 reviews)
Wolwedans Desert Lodge

Wolwedans Desert Lodge

The food at Wolwedans Desert Lodge is outstanding and can be enjoyed at charming indoor and outdoor dining areas with lovely views on the surroundings. A pool with shady sun loungers and a comfy outside lounge are terrific locations to enjoy a luxurious safari experience.


95% (81 reviews)
Sandibe Safari Lodge

Sandibe Safari Lodge

Each of the stylish and modern rooms at Sandibe Safari Lodge come with air-conditioning, private decks with a plunge pool and a large seating-area making it an extremely comfortable option in a prime game viewing area.


94% (78 reviews)
Olakira

Olakira Camp

Olakira has undergone a recent refurbishment, and the tents now have a luxurious star gazing deck, allowing guests to wheel the bed out to the front of the tent and sleep out under the stars. Quite a special experience!


96% (73 reviews)
Little Kulala

Little Kulala

A comfortable rooftop terrace with a daybed is not only perfect to soak up the sun during the day but also a great option to sleep under the stars. Little Kulala is a smart and luxurious lodge offering delicious dining and a range of fine wines from their own wine cellar.


98% (73 reviews)
Mushara Outpost

Mushara Outpost

Tasteful wildlife images adorn Mushara Outpost's main area, which exudes an elegant farmhouse style. Each tent has a spacious bathroom whose outdoor shower has a view over the surrounding bush. It adds up to a perfect base for a luxury safari in Namibia.


94% (68 reviews)
Strand Hotel

Strand Hotel

Any list of luxury hotels in Swakopmund would be short, but most would start with ‘The Strand’. This ocean-front hotel has the best location in town, plus smart, very comfortable rooms; a very good seafood restaurant; and a rooftop spa complete with garden and outdoor therapy suite.


89% (68 reviews)
Selinda Camp

Selinda Camp

One of our favourite camps, Selinda’s rooms and common areas are beautifully designed, with the sumptuous en-suite bathtubs particularly worth a mention. Fabulous food, excellent guides and a team who go the extra mile combine to make this a good fit for a luxury safari.


96% (67 reviews)
Tongabezi

Tongabezi

Tongabezi set the standard for safari-lodge design when it opened in 1990, with a series of individual suites, all half-open to make the most of superb river vistas. Since then, successive upgrades have honed the original, but it remains one of the most luxurious lodges in Zambia.


93% (64 reviews)
Sayari Camp

Sayari Camp

Sayari Camp is renowned for offering a remarkable wildlife experience in the Northern Serengeti, whilst also spoiling its guests. Their incredible attention to detail, combined with natural interiors aim to help you to make an authentic and meaningful connection with nature.


96% (62 reviews)
Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay

Providing a luxurious space in a contemporary African design, with an emphasis on exceptional comfort, Oyster Bay is perfect for an opulent stay in Dar es Salaam. The rooms have four-poster beds, sumptuous linen and balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean.


98% (54 reviews)
DumaTau Camp

DumaTau

Designed with privacy and luxury in mind, the rooms at DumaTau are spacious and airy. The stylish décor, large private verandas and cosy nooks with river views create a real sense of exclusivity, making this the perfect place to relax during your safari holiday.


95% (52 reviews)
Naboisho Camp

Naboisho Camp

The main areas feel like a country house, with wooden pillars, a stone fireplace and swimming pool. Attentive service adds further to the feel of comfort, while top-quality guiding, numerous dining spots and excellent food add the finishing touches.


98% (48 reviews)
Jongomero Camp

Jongomero Camp

Jongomero Camp is perfect for those seeking a luxurious African adventure. The rooms are rustic, yet stylish with sumptuous sofas, huge four-poster beds and Persian rugs. This idyllic camp blends in beautifully with its surroundings and its location guarantees a remote getaway.


96% (46 reviews)
Greystoke Mahale

Greystoke Mahale

Perfectly placed at the edge of a lush forest, the open-fronted rooms at Greystoke Mahale have unrivalled views of the white sandy beach and the lake beyond. From exclusive chimp tracking to eating sushi on a dhow – experiences at this luxurious lodge are as unique as its setting.


98% (47 reviews)
Namiri Plains Camp

Namiri Plains Camp

Namiri has recently undergone a full refurbishment and reopened as a contemporary, luxury safari camp – worlds away from its traditional tented beginnings. The camp is now made up of a series of futuristic tented structures.


98% (44 reviews)
Sausage Tree Camp

Sausage Tree Camp

Expansive suites with a private plunge pool and stylish, contemporary, bush chic décor, attended by a Machinda (butler) overlook the Zambezi River at the luxurious Sausage Tree Camp. Great food and an excellent standard of service ensures a memorable stay and a dedicated private guide and vehicle mean an exclusive safari experience. Sausage Tree balances an authentic wildlife experience with a very comfortable stay.


98% (43 reviews)
Weinberg Hotel

Weinberg Hotel

On a private estate in an upmarket suburb of Windhoek, The Weinberg offers comfortable and stylish rooms, five on-site restaurants and a state-of-the-art spa. For a spot of luxury in the Namibian capital, it's a strong contender.


93% (42 reviews)
Olive Exclusive

Olive Exclusive

The seven stunning suites at Olive Exclusive are all individually themed and beautifully designed. Impressive photographs of African culture and wildlife embellish the walls whilst light floods through the spacious suites. This place is a rarity in Africa: a truly luxurious boutique hotel!


94% (40 reviews)
Onguma The Fort

Onguma The Fort

Onguma The Fort has been designed with a Moroccan theme complete with ornate, antique doors, lantern-lit waterfalls and sumptuous interiors. High ceilings, with lots of light and air, add the opulent feeling of a smart desert camp beside an oasis.


96% (41 reviews)
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

Hoanib Skeleton Camp

Whilst Hoanib Camp was designed around its ‘guest experience’, significant luxury was included as well. Consider the ‘quilted’ canvas which insulates the rooms from the desert’s extremes; a cooling pool for the hotter months; and vast windows through which to view the desert.


100% (40 reviews)
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

A personalised welcome pack and a complementary bottle of sparkling wine await you on arrival at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge – a perfect introduction to a luxury safari holiday. Small things such as a painting kit in your room show the lodge’s remarkable attention to detail.


99% (39 reviews)
Amalinda Lodge

Amalinda Lodge

Cleverly designed around the boulders of the Matobo Hills, Amalinda offers a unique take on a luxury safari in Zimbabwe. Spend the evening around the fire, as our ancestors did, before retiring to the “olde worlde” opulence of your suite.


95% (39 reviews)
Lamai Serengeti

Lamai Serengeti

Perfectly blending with its surroundings, Lamai is a haven of understated luxury. Natural materials, neutral tones and elegant design combine with fantastic, personal service to give one of the most tranquil and high-quality stays in the Serengeti.


99% (37 reviews)
Somalisa Camp

Somalisa Camp

Somalisa Camp offers world-class service and comfortable furnishings whilst managing to retain an authentic bush-feel. Expect spacious tents with rustic-looking décor featuring wood panelling and copper bathtubs.


92% (37 reviews)
Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains is a high-end camp that offers – and delivers – excellent standards of food and individual service in luxurious modern surroundings. Enjoy the excellent game experience, or simply retreat to your suite to relax or have a dip in your private plunge pool.


96% (37 reviews)
Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

From its grand hallway to the designer toiletries, everything about this lodge makes a statement of luxury. While every room is exceptionally comfortable, it is the unique attraction of the giraffes that makes this Nairobi’s most popular luxury base.


98% (35 reviews)
Serra Cafema

Serra Cafema

Nestled in a thin strip of luxuriant palm-forest, Serra Cafema stands beside a linear oasis: one of the country’s two permanent rivers through the desert. This is Namibia at its most remote, yet with beautiful suites where velvety bedspreads and sumptuous leather armchairs exude luxury.


97% (35 reviews)
Beho Beho Tree-house

Beho Beho Tree-house

This is Beho Beho’s satellite fly-camp, used as a ‘treat’ for a night in the bush from the camp. It’s probably the most luxurious ‘fly-camp’ that we know in Africa. Expect smart cocktails and a superb campfire dinner before retiring to sleep in a sumptuous double bed under the stars.


98% (33 reviews)
Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha Coffee Lodge is the place for a luxurious stay in Arusha, perfect for an overnight stop at the beginning or end of your safari. With sumptuous four-poster beds draped in Egyptian cotton, open fireplaces and private verandas, it provides an exceptional level of comfort.


89% (33 reviews)
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback

Nine comfortable and luxurious chalets made out of local stone are dotted throughout the lush gardens of Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. Dinner on your private veranda, morning tea and cookies served to the indoor sitting area in front of the fireplace and very spacious bathrooms for comforting bubble baths after a trek all add to the feeling that you're being truly pampered.


97% (30 reviews)
Pumulani

Pumulani

Each air-conditioned villa at Pumulani is vast: a massive bathroom with twin showers and elegant freestanding bath leads to a spacious bedroom, a separate lounge and a veranda. If space is your ultimate luxury, Pumulani is a great choice – complete with some great views.


92% (29 reviews)
Mkulumadzi Lodge

Mkulumadzi

The spacious rooms with private verandas at Mkulumadzi Lodge are a comfortable spot to relax between safari activities. A clever cooling system above the beds, plus the use of locally sourced materials and vegetated roofs, ensure comfortable temperatures during the summer heat.


93% (29 reviews)
Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Great Fish River Lodge

Floor-to-ceiling framed glass doors offer unmatched views and sumptuous, but understated, furnishings lend a luxurious feel to Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge. You can expect an elegant and sophisticated ambience and uninterrupted wilderness: perfect for an outstanding luxury safari.


99% (29 reviews)
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Crater Lodge

Crater Lodge offers impressive interiors where gilded mirrors, chandeliers and sumptuous Persian rugs complement intricate wood paneling and traditional artwork. The result is a grand, opulent, theatrical atmosphere – all on the edge of one of Africa’s iconic landscapes.


93% (27 reviews)
Kaya Mawa

Kaya Mawa

Kaya Mawa is a luxurious lakeside lodge with eleven rooms, all different in size and style. One room even occupies its own island. All are built out of local stone and furnished with locally crafted furniture and decorated with beautifully hand-made throws and cushions.


96% (27 reviews)
Kinondo Kwetu

Kinondo Kwetu

Kinondo Kwetu is ideal for a luxurious and relaxing beach break on the Kenyan coast. Food and service are outstanding and there’s a remarkable attention to detail. Spoil yourself in the spa or relax in any of the lovely areas decorated with art from all over Africa.


99% (27 reviews)
Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Ecca Lodge

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge successfully melds modern comfort of a luxury lodge with inventive architecture and trendy, yet thoughtful details. Add to this: superb service and food, highly flexible staff and first-rate guiding; this is truly a luxury escape in a pristine private wilderness.


100% (26 reviews)
The Last Word Franschhoek

The Franschhoek

The Last Word Franschhoek’s location in the French corner of the Cape proves to be a perfect setting for an idyllic, luxurious holiday. High levels of personalized service and comfort in a region with a fine tradition of wine-making make this a perfect base for wine lovers.


95% (25 reviews)
Little Ongava

Little Ongava

Little Ongava cares for only six guests at a time, offering very personal service combined with classic luxury. Expect large suites with private plunge pools, day beds and open fireplaces; this tiny lodge is strong on creature-comforts.


97% (25 reviews)
The Highlands

The Highlands

With futuristic dome tents nestled amongst the trees, The Highlands is a unique and contemporary option for the Ngorongoro Crater. Expect these spacious wood-paneled domes to come complete with sumptuous furs, kingsize beds and fabulous bathoorms.


91% (25 reviews)
Toka Leya Camp

Toka Leya Camp

A marvellous combination of safari-style and modern luxury, Toka Leya is a great place to stay in Zambia. Close enough to Livingstone, but in a quiet and peaceful spot on Zambezi River, it features sumptuous interior with brown leather high-back chairs, chandeliers and Persian style rugs.


89% (23 reviews)
Kilindi

Kilindi

Combine elegance, sophistication and luxury without being pretentious, Kilindi is one of the best lodges on Zanzibar. Each of its large, secluded pavilions comes with its own private butler. A luxurious place to hide yourselves away and relax.


96% (22 reviews)
Nyungwe House

Nyungwe House

Offering a heated infinity pool, opulent rooms with fluffy bathrobes and private decks, Nyungwe House is a luxurious base to visit the tropical rainforest of Nyungwe. You’ll experience excellent fine dining, which can be enjoyed on the terrace with fabulous views into the forest.


98% (22 reviews)
Nambwa Tented Lodge

Nambwa Tented Lodge

A complementary sherry awaits you when arriving in your luxurious suite at Nambwa Tented Lodge. A swanky chandelier in the lounge area with polished wooden floor as well as comfortable and classy leather armchairs complete its stylish and sumptuous appearance.


95% (22 reviews)
The Constantia

The Constantia

The Constantia provides the perfect luxury escape from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. It is truly a place of indulgence offering champagne breakfasts, sunken swimming pools and magnificent gardens. Thoughtful décor throughout the property illustrate the outstanding attention to detail.


98% (21 reviews)
San Camp

San Camp

San Camp is an enchanting camp with magnificent views over the surrounding salt plains. There is superb attention to detail in the unusual Arabic design, and the refined quality of food, service and guiding is just what you’d expect on a deluxe safari holiday.


93% (20 reviews)
Zarafa Camp

Zarafa Camp

Zarafa offers sheer luxury and adventure in a first-rate game viewing area. Sumptuous suites are thoughtfully decorated but what really stands out is the attentive service and top-notch guiding. If you’re looking to indulge on your safari holiday, then look no further.


100% (19 reviews)
Duba Explorers Camp

Duba Explorers Camp

Duba Explorers Camp harks back to the romantic 1920’s-expeditions style. Being in a remote part of this concession, exclusivity is high on the agenda. The owners value attentive service, superb guiding and excellent food. We’d expect nothing less for your luxury safari holiday.


96% (19 reviews)
Duba Plains Camp

Duba Plains Camp

Duba Plains reopened in March 2017 after a complete rebuild and now has six opulent tented rooms; tastefully decorated and featuring a private plunge pool, outdoor sala and air conditioning. Superb guiding, excellent food and a hand picked wine list round off the luxury experience.


95% (19 reviews)
Elsa's Kopje

Elsa's Kopje

Elsa’s is one of northern Kenya’s best-loved luxury retreats, offering an all-round combination of stunning landscapes, wildlife and total comfort. A marvellous infinity pool carved from the rocky hilltop, excellent food, attentive service and top-rank wildlife guides are all on the menu.


97% (19 reviews)
Azura at Quilalea

Azura at Quilalea

Azura at Quilalea promises to be a sumptuous option for an exclusive beach holiday in Mozambique. It has just nine secluded villas, butler/host service and lots of attention to detail is put into the dining experience - a great option for a barefoot luxury holiday.


98% (17 reviews)
The River Club

The River Club

The River Club has one of the best views over the Zambezi and a delightful, old-fashioned, quite colonial character; exemplified by croquet lawn, a billiard room and a vintage Rolls Royce. Just ten smart, split-level chalets line the riverbank – complete with beautiful canopied beds.


93% (18 reviews)
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Renowned for its unique tree houses, the Tree Lodge blends perfectly into the verdant forest which envelopes it. The design is sensitive to its surroundings; the rooms are exceedingly comfortable; and service and food are excellent. It all adds up to a truly luxurious forest hideaway.


99% (17 reviews)
Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp

Tastefully decorated with local art, the sumptuous beds covered in crisp white linen, Ruckomechi is a classic camp with a luxurious touch. Experience impeccable service whilst relaxing in the plunge pool and enjoying Ruckomechi's excellent views of the Zambezi escarpment.


94% (17 reviews)
Okonjima Villa

Okonjima Villa

Okonjima Villa offers the luxury of an exclusive safari holiday, with a private host, chef and guide to take care of your individual needs. A sparkling infinity pool and a shaded outdoor daybed are perfect places to relax between the day’s excitements.


100% (15 reviews)
The Plettenberg

The Plettenberg

The attention to detail is a remarkable feature of The Plettenberg. From handpicked elegant décor to the inviting spa and secluded, candle-lit dinners for two in the wine cellar. Treat yourself to a relaxing and luxurious stay at the Plettenberg.


95% (16 reviews)
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Bushmans Kloof

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness brings great luxury with emphasis on guest comfort and generous hospitality. Indulge yourself at the award-winning spa and enjoy delicious organic cuisine in special and unusual locations; Bushmans Kloof’s offers a first-class experience in a beautiful setting.


97% (15 reviews)
Lewa Wilderness

Lewa Wilderness

Staying at Lewa Wilderness is a delightful way to spend a few nights of a luxury safari. The cottages are huge and the polished stone floors, stone walls and handmade furniture combine to give them a rustic, super-comfortable feel. A private fireplace and veranda are fine places to relax.


97% (15 reviews)
Anabezi Luxury Tented Camp

Anabezi Luxury Camp

Anabezi offers high levels of luxury in a game-rich area of the Lower Zambezi National Park. Tented chalets give the feel of being immersed in the wilderness, whilst the added luxuries of comfortable lounge areas and private plunge pools create a perfect opportunity to relax.


99% (15 reviews)
Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp’s rooms have a rustic décor and an antique-style design, featuring sumptuous dark leather furniture scattered around the vast space. Thoughtful details, like a mohair blanket, and coffee brought with a wake-up call, are great touches to your luxury safari.


96% (14 reviews)
Baraza Resort & Spa

Baraza Resort & Spa

A luxurious resort with a rather opulent design, Baraza is a great choice for couples, friends and families looking for a high-end beach retreat with access to a pristine white sandy beach and lots in the way of onsite activities and facilities.


94% (14 reviews)
Virunga Lodge

Virunga Lodge

From Virunga Lodge’s stone terrace with comfortable rattan furniture you’ll get miraculous views towards Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo. A central fireplace with locally crafted furniture and colourful cushions invite guests to relax and unwind during their luxury holiday.


95% (12 reviews)
Grootbos Garden Lodge

Garden Lodge

Enjoy panoramic views of the sparkling distant ocean and unique fynbos vegetation whilst relaxing on sumptuous canopy beds or at the swimming pool. Grootbos Garden Lodge provides an exceptional level of comfort and luxury set amidst beautiful and interesting scenery.


97% (14 reviews)
Luangwa Safari House

Luangwa Safari House

The Luangwa Safari House’s four unique bedrooms all lead off a striking open-sided lounge, which itself opens onto a private pool and waterhole deck. It’s all splendid, but the real luxury here is uninterrupted time with your family or friends, and complete control over what you do and when you do it.


100% (14 reviews)
Chinzombo

Chinzombo

Certainly the most ‘designed’ camp in Zambia, Chinzombo’s architects created crisp lines and an uncluttered layout, catering to those seeking high levels of comfort and style. Indulge in the spa; relax in your private pool; and perhaps take in a game drive or walk whilst you’re here.


98% (13 reviews)
Qambani

Qambani

With six beautiful villas, excellent food and personalised service, Qambani is a small and luxurious boutique hotel on Zanzibar's pretty east coast. Stroll along the beach, go for a massage, take a dip in one of two pools and enjoy a sunset cocktail.


95% (13 reviews)
Mara Plains Camp

Mara Plains Camp

With some of the best guiding and an unrivalled location, Mara Plains gets our vote as probably the Mara’s top safari camp. The décor and furnishings are carefully chosen: antique trunks, brass fittings and decks made of old railway sleepers combine opulent chic with sleek practicality.


100% (13 reviews)
Cape Grace

Cape Grace

This luxury hotel combines modern comforts with traditional Cape culture in an exclusive waterfront setting. At Cape Grace you can expect individually-designed rooms with sumptuous beds and extravagant throws. Flamboyant décor and colonial artworks complete the luxurious feel.


98% (12 reviews)
Mombo Camp

Mombo Camp

Mombo is synonymous with first class service, food, guiding and, in particular, exceptional game densities. Large, sumptuous suites offer a private retreat between safari activities - you might want to pamper yourself with an in-room massage treatment on your luxurious safari.


100% (12 reviews)
Klein's Camp

Klein's Camp

Klein’s Camp provides a beautiful mix of tantalizing experiences ranging from exceptional night game drives to exploring the Maasai culture. It perfectly captures the spirit of Africa without compromising the level of comfort – truly an impeccable African luxury safari.


98% (12 reviews)
Long Beach

Long Beach

The luxurious Long Beach provides a high-level of comfort in a tranquil setting – the in-house chauffeur and dining under the stars all add to the feeling of being spoilt. It is decorated in neutral tones with blue and cream touches, reflecting its beautiful beach setting perfectly.


100% (10 reviews)
Mnemba Island Lodge

Mnemba Island Lodge

Located on a private island, Mnemba Island Lodge is the height of luxury and exclusivity. It’s the quintessential “barefoot luxury” experience complete with first-rate service and food, and excellent snorkelling and diving.


96% (11 reviews)
Matemwe Retreat

Matemwe Retreat

Matemwe Retreat offers a private and exclusive beach experience. Each luxury villa comes with its own personal butler who is on hand to serve your favorite drinks and meals to the private veranda and will help to plan every aspect of your stay.


90% (10 reviews)
Victoria Falls Safari Club

Victoria Falls Club

Victoria Falls Safari Club is a modern bush lodge built with great attention to detail. Its luxurious rooms have panoramic views over the surrounding bush and a productive waterhole, giving its guests a peaceful and fairly natural environment – despite their proximity to the bustling town of Victoria Falls.


94% (10 reviews)
Omaanda

Omaanda

Omanda's warm hospitality, excellent food and extra touches such as the heated swimming pool or spa treatments make it one of the most easily accessible and most rewarding places to paper yourself with some luxury on your Namibian safari.


94% (10 reviews)
Zuri Zanzibar

Zuri Zanzibar

One of the newest, and arguably one of the most luxurious resorts on the island, Zuri Zanzibar is a great choice for people looking for a lively, modern resort with stylish accommodation and a choice of onsite bars and restaurants.


96% (9 reviews)
Kings Pool

Kings Pool

Ornate wooden doors, vast rooms with four-poster beds, private decks with a plunge pool and an open-air shower are only a few of Kings Pools luxurious fittings. Add hard-to-fault service, excellent guiding and very good food, and you have the makings of a luxury safari.


78% (9 reviews)
Grootbos Forest Lodge

Forest Lodge

For opulence and exclusivity amidst natural surroundings, spend a few days at Grootbos Forest Lodge. The deliciously meals here use often organic, locally-sourced produce. Meanwhile activities are run by experienced guides who can help you to understand the local environment and ecosystems.


100% (8 reviews)
Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren

Once a farmhouse, now a luxury hotel; Babylonstoren’s sprawling grounds are beautifully manicured offering an abundance of impressive gardens and vineyards. From contemporary, modern décor to inspired, fresh food from their own gardens, this hotel is unique and full of character.


98% (9 reviews)
Latitude 13

Latitude 13

Lilongwe’s most luxurious hotel, Latitude 13, isn’t The Ritz, but each modern room includes a lounge furnished with cosy plush sofas, a flat screen TV and efficient air conditioning. A small gym plus a pool in the lovely garden complete Latitude 13’s relatively opulent offering.


71% (9 reviews)
Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi

Each of the southwest-facing rooms at Hemingways has its own balcony with striking views of Karen Blixen’s beloved Ngong Hills. Stylish cushions and cut flowers add a luxurious feel to the rooms and a private butler takes care of your individual needs, 24 hours a day.


98% (8 reviews)
Xaranna Okavango Delta Lodge

Xaranna

The opulent rooms at Xaranna Okavango Delta Lodge offer a plush retreat in the bush, with four-poster beds, private plunge pools and luxuriously deep bathtubs. The team provide attentive service and an opportunity to change pace and enjoy the beautiful surroundings on a luxury safari.


90% (8 reviews)
Anantara Bazaruto

Anantara Bazaruto

The modern villas at Anantaro Bazaruto are bright and spacious, and some even have their own private splash-pool. Numerous activities, the pampering spa and two lovely swimming pools add variety to a relaxing day on the sandy beach - perfect for a luxurious getaway!


93% (8 reviews)
Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge has been carefully restored and retains the ambience and flair of its colonial era roots. Each room at this luxurious lodge has its own private veranda; locally made elegant four-poster beds and Indian silk décor reinforce the lodge’s stylish and opulent appearance.


97% (7 reviews)
Chief's Camp

Chief's Camp

Located in an area renowned for superb game viewing, Chief’s Camp was completely renovated in 2016. The enormous suites are opulent, with private plunge pool, air conditioning, and large bathtub. There is also a spa, for a little extra spoiling during your luxury safari holiday.


93% (8 reviews)
Constance Ephelia Resort

Ephelia Resort

Surrounded by a lush landscape and scintillating lagoons, Constance Ephelia Resort stands amidst an abundance of nature and looks towards the deep blue Indian Ocean. Highlight is the opulent dining experience where you are spoilt for choice with five restaurants.


98% (8 reviews)
Lemala Kuria Hills

Lemala Kuria Hills

Lemala Kuria Hills is perfect if you’re looking for a luxurious hotel-like safari. It is smart and contemporary with excellent service and varied dining. After returning from safari, there are indulgent opportunities to relax, either at the peaceful spa or whilst enjoying the views from your private plunge pool.


100% (8 reviews)
The Marine

The Marine

From fresh seafood, fine wines and an impeccable dining atmosphere, to browsing through exquisite jewellery at the hotel’s boutique and relaxing in luxuriously appointed and individually decorated rooms; the attention to detail at the Marine is apparent in every aspect.


100% (7 reviews)
Nyamatusi Camp

Nyamatusi Camp

Looking to spoil yourself and enjoy a world-class safari? Look no further than Nyamatusi Camp. Set on the Zimbabwean bank of the mighty Zambezi River, the camp effortlessly combines great guiding and prolific wildlife with touches of opulence for a truly luxurious stay.


91% (7 reviews)
Okonjima Bush Suite

Okonjima Bush Suite

The luxurious two-room Okonjima Bush Suite, complete with spacious living area, is typically booked for exclusive use. Guests enjoy a private chef, a 13-metre swimming pool and the chance to get up close and personal with the cats of the AfriCat Foundation.


100% (7 reviews)
Onduli Ridge

Onduli Ridge

Great food, a wide range of activities and personalised service from a highly experienced team makes Onduli Ridge a great option for a stay on your luxury Namibian safari.


93% (6 reviews)
Gorilla's Nest

Gorilla's Nest

With luxurious private free standing villas, heated infinity pool, spa and fine dining, Gorillas Nest is an exclusive base to trek the mountain gorillas. You’ll experience top level service throughout.


73% (6 reviews)
Borana

Borana

Stone-walled cottages featuring rustic, locally made furniture reinforce Borana’s understated luxury. Each has a fireplace, where a log fire will be lit for you on request. A large infinity pool overlooks the lodge’s waterhole and has magnificent views across the Borana Conservancy.


93% (6 reviews)
Ngare Serian

Ngare Serian

The extremely spacious tents at Ngare Serian are set atop hardwood platforms. At this luxury safari camp each party of guests has their own private guide and 4x4 vehicle. Features in each guest tent include an indulgent bathtub on the veranda, with views of the river and its hippos.


96% (5 reviews)
Little Mombo

Little Mombo

Offering some of the best game viewing in Botswana, Little Mombo provides professional, attentive service and some superb guiding. The luxurious suites are eminently comfortable and spacious. In high demand, you’ll need to book early to include this camp on your luxury safari.


97% (6 reviews)
Jao Camp

Jao Camp

Jao is a camp to be experienced for itself as much as for its beautiful surroundings. The large suites are luxurious and service levels are high with the aim of offering a more personal, adaptable experience. The spa is also very good, a great way to relax on a luxury safari holiday.


87% (6 reviews)
Cellars-Hohenort

Cellars-Hohenort

Cellars-Hohenort is the perfect place for those seeking an idyllic holiday with a luxurious feel. Its delightful, old-fashioned character combined with high-quality furniture/furnishings and unique features like its own vineyard, add to its exclusive ambience.


93% (6 reviews)
La Reserve

La Reserve

La Réserve is the perfect hideaway for those seeking a calm, relaxing retreat with a high-level of luxury and an exclusive setting due to the private beach. In the middle of the swimming pool is a restaurant, where dining on submerged bar stools is possible.


88% (5 reviews)
Sirikoi

Sirikoi

With its manicured lawns, 70-strong staff and extras that include helicopter flights, horse riding and massages, this intimate camp offers an unparalleled level of care. Situated on a private conservancy, even the game-viewing feels exclusive.


100% (5 reviews)
Solio Lodge

Solio Lodge

With its modern design and individually themed cottages, Solio Lodge was purpose-built for luxury. Panoramic windows and open fireplaces add wow-factor, while exploring the private conservancy makes for an exclusive experience.


100% (5 reviews)
Coral Lodge

Coral Lodge

Coral Lodge 15.41 manages to blend luxury, an unspoilt beach location and rich culture; it provides all mod cons in a beautiful, remote setting and simultaneously sets a high value on sustainable tourism by supporting the local community.


96% (5 reviews)
River Bend Lodge

River Bend Lodge

Reminiscent of nostalgic and colonial opulence, River Bend Lodge offers a high-quality stay in a rural location. Experience wildlife viewing from your own veranda, African-themed evenings with fine dining and cozy nights at the fireplace.


92% (5 reviews)
Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge has been designed as an excellent base for gorilla trekking, offering its guests an unforgettable experience. There are just six sumptuous forest villas, each with its own viewing deck, fire place and cosy lounge area. A stay here promises the best in pure luxury.


100% (5 reviews)
Changa Safari Camp

Changa Safari Camp

Offering a luxurious safari experience, the secluded Changa Safari Camp is located in its own private concession and perfect for those seeking an exclusive and luxurious stay. Complete with a fire-pit on the beach, candle-lit dinners and excellent guiding.


96% (5 reviews)
White Sand Villas

White Sand Villas

White Sand Villas was certainly built with luxury and comfort in mind. The 11 villas are modern and stylish; each comes with its own private swimming pool. Enjoy a seafood barbeque on the beach or have a drink at the rooftop champagne bar.


100% (5 reviews)
The Manor

The Manor

The Manor blends a Cape-Dutch homestead with classic architecture and luxurious Afro-European décor. Expect high ceilings, large fireplaces, Persian rugs and sumptuous soft furnishings. The tranquil surroundings and views over the coffee plantation make this an elegant choice.


100% (5 reviews)
Ciela Resort and Spa

Ciela Resort

With a full spa on site, an outdoor heated pool, nature walks, an 18-hole golf course and the option of fine dining , all set in beautiful grounds, Ciela Resort offers a luxurious break in the Zambian capital on arrival or before departure.


88% (5 reviews)
Jabali Ridge

Jabali Ridge

Jabali Ridge is an elegant retreat with beautiful views from every part of the property – a luxurious take on an African safari. This is easily one of the smartest properties ever built in Ruaha National Park!


96% (5 reviews)
Beho Beho Bailey's Banda

Beho Beho Bailey's Banda

The private villa, Bailey’s Banda, has the same low-key opulence as its neighbor, Beho Beho. Complete with plunge pool and private dining, it’s a luxurious spot for up to five people. Expect the signature luxuries of superb food, thoughtful service and first-class guiding.


100% (5 reviews)
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Huge rooms, plenty of private space, an impressive infinity pool, spectacular views, a gym and a spa make Bumi Hills Safari Lodge fantastic option if you're looking for a bit off luxury in Zimbabwe.


95% (4 reviews)
Villa Mushara

Villa Mushara

Villa Mushara consists of two large villas whose opulent rooms are decorated with candelabras and chandeliers. Each villa has an open-air daybed/sala with views of a private waterhole: a great place to relax during a luxurious safari in Namibia


95% (4 reviews)
Otjimbondona Kalahari

Otjimbondona

Otjimbondona has clearly been built with a high attention to detail and the lodge exudes class. Vast villas, flexible activities and a relaxing atmosphere are the lodge’s hallmarks and with only four villas, your luxury escape in Namibia is sure to be exclusive too.


100% (4 reviews)
Sasaab

Sasaab

At this remote and exclusive camp, the ample tents with a Moroccan twist are the perfect base for a luxurious safari holiday. Arabic-styled arches, colourful rugs and whitewashed stone floors lend an opulent atmosphere. Each tent has a private plunge pool with spectacular views.


100% (4 reviews)
Linkwasha Camp

Linkwasha Camp

At Linkwasha Camp you can experience the wildlife-rich Ngamo Plains while enjoying impeccable service, and the chance to recline on a unique star bed whilst admiring the clear African sky. This camp is as stunning as its setting and perfect for an unforgettable luxury safari.


100% (4 reviews)
Somalisa Acacia

Somalisa Acacia

Somalisa Acacia offers world-class accommodation and service whilst managing to retain an authentic bush-feel. Spacious tents with rustic-looking décor feature wood panelling and copper bathtubs.


100% (4 reviews)
Tsala Treetop Lodge

Tsala Treetop Lodge

Set in the forest canopy of the Western Cape, Tsala Treetop offers unique and opulent accommodation with a bird’s eye view of the treetops. A luxurious choice for your holiday, the lavish offerings include wraparound decking and private infinity pools for each suite.


95% (4 reviews)
Hotel L'Archipel

Hotel L'Archipel

Guest at the opulent Hotel L’Archipel get the idyllic beach all to themselves at this exclusive, secluded retreat – complete with beach-side dining in classic style. The well-maintained garden provides a place of peace for relaxing and feeling at ease whilst surrounded by beautiful flora.


95% (4 reviews)
Mount Nelson Hotel

Mount Nelson Hotel

Timelessly elegant with English colonial décor, Mount Nelson Hotel is perhaps South Africa’s top hotel and offer classic luxury in a tranquil setting. The hotel’s soft pink exterior, heated swimming pools and indulgent afternoon teas highlight the hotel’s attention to detail.


95% (4 reviews)
Benguerra Lodge

Benguerra Lodge

A plunge pool on your private veranda with stunning views across the ocean awaits you at the luxurious Benguerra Lodge. Treat yourself to a pampering massage and end the day with a sundowner at the very cool beach bar made from an old dhow.


100% (4 reviews)
Le Domaine d'Orangeraie

Domaine d'Orangeraie

Le Domaine de l’Oranngeraie offers luxury within a striking Zen-style interior. Each Villa is unique and features Asian-themed décor combined with sumptuous materials and contemporary art. Renowned for its spa this property is perfect for those seeking a high level of relaxation.


93% (3 reviews)
Magashi Camp

Magashi Camp

Magashi is the only high end offering in Akagera National Park. Located in the remote north, you can expect top-level guiding, charming staff, fine food and very comfortable surroundings.


100% (3 reviews)
Xanadu Villas

Xanadu Villas

Xanadu Villas is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious hotels on Zanzibar. With six exquisitely designed villas, private plunge pools, butler service and exceptional food, Xanadu provides a sumptuous and intimate beach retreat.


100% (3 reviews)
Faru Faru Lodge

Faru Faru Lodge

A very private safari retreat in the western Serengeti, Faru Faru Lodge offers a close connection to the wilderness with a real feeling of exclusivity. Luxurious features like infinity pools and rooms appointed with Swarovski telescopes reflect a modern take on tented safaris.


100% (3 reviews)
Mkombe's House Lamai

Mkombe's House Lamai

Mkombe’s House Lamai is perfect for families or groups. Striving to maintain the highest standards of service, in a homely yet luxurious setting, whilst offering privately guided safaris with total flexibility. This is what an exclusive safari is all about.


100% (3 reviews)
Singita Mara River Tented Camp

Singita Mara River

As well as making the most of its stunning location, Singita Mara River Camp pairs sumptuous natural fabrics with contemporary details in Bohemian-chic interiors. Incredible attention to detail results in a luxurious, stylish aesthetic with an authentic connection to nature.


87% (3 reviews)
Sasakwa Lodge

Sasakwa Lodge

Leather-backed chairs and chandeliers, a billiards room and private infinity pools –guests at Sasakwa Lodge are ensconced in ultimate luxury: it offers one of Africa’s most opulent and exclusive safari experience.


100% (3 reviews)
Sabora Tented Camp

Sabora Tented Camp

Sabora Tented Camp offers a high quality safari experience with an elegant 1920s theme. Character and charm is added by antique volumes of African literature, vintage cars and campaign furniture. This is truly a luxury safari lodge.


100% (2 reviews)
Chem Chem

Chem Chem

Providing a wealth of comfort and style, Chem Chem strikes a balance between a wilderness escape and a luxurious African sanctuary. Enjoy private picnics in the middle of the bush and delicious candle-lit dinners serving gourmet fusion cuisine.


100% (2 reviews)
Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt

Arguably Stone Town's top hotel, Park Hyatt certainly provides a highly luxurious base for exploring the area. Expect high ceilings, polished white marble walls, fine dining restaurants and a beautiful pool overlooking the ocean.


100% (2 reviews)
Nyamatusi Mahogany

Nyamatusi Mahogany

Looking to spoil yourself and your family while enjoying a world-class safari? Look no further than Nyamatusi Mahogany. Set on the Zimbabwean bank of the mighty Zambezi River, the camp effortlessly combines great guiding and prolific wildlife with touches of opulence for a truly luxurious stay.


100% (2 reviews)
Denis Island Lodge

Denis Island Lodge

Each cottage and villa on Denis Island Lodge is only steps away from its white sandy beaches. So walk out to your own deserted beach, and then return for the lodge’s culinary delights from five-course, candle-lit dinners to Japanese nights with sushi cooking demonstrations.


100% (2 reviews)
Abu Camp

Abu Camp

Six opulent tents at Abu Camp are individually designed and decorated, all featuring an outdoor copper bathtub and plunge pool.


70% (2 reviews)
Birkenhead House

Birkenhead House

Birkenhead House’s plush interior boasts a mix of contemporary and quirky décor. Opulent Persian rugs on cream marble floors, imposing chandeliers and impressive antiques are scattered around the property and provide a unique ambience that contribute to its luxurious feel.


100% (2 reviews)
Angama Mara

Angama Mara

This ravishing new safari camp is the perfect base for a carefree luxury safari. The huge, glass-fronted tented rooms offer some of the region’s most striking views; the modern and stylish décor includes polished parquet floors and each room comes with a WiFi-enabled iPad.


100% (2 reviews)
Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri

If you’re familiar with Richard Branson’s Virgin Limited Edition resorts, the features at his ultra-modern Mahali Mzuri will come as no surprise. The huge glass table in the dining area, the smart swimming pool and the spa tent are only a few of Mahali Mzuri’s luxurious facilities.


100% (2 reviews)
Mara Nyika

Mara Nyika

Although understated, Mara Nyika is undeniably luxurious. Beautiful design, well prepared meals and top-quality guiding help make for a very well-rounded experience, while the camp’s small size and location on a private conservancy allow for real exclusivity.


100% (1 review)
Kwandwe Uplands Homestead

Uplands Homestead

Reminiscent of a stately Settler home from the 1820s, Kwandwe Uplands Homestead features authentic antiques, old-fashioned luxury and classic architecture whilst ensuring an exceptional level of comfort; the perfect choice for an exclusive holiday with a lovely bush-country feel.


100% (1 review)
Sitatunga Private Island Camp

Sitatunga Island Camp

With a focus on water-based activities and high levels of service and luxury, the team at Sitatunga Private Island Camp can curate a relaxed, romantic and personalised experience for a luxury safari in Botswana.


100% (1 review)
Pamushana Lodge

Pamushana Lodge

Located in a private concession well away for any other lodges yet with easy access to the dramatic Chilojo Cliffs, Pamushana Lodge's facilities include private plunge pools, tennis courts and a fine-wine cellar. This has long been the ultimate in opulence and exclusivity.


100% (1 review)
Little Ruckomechi

Little Ruckomechi

Little Ruckomechi offers a luxury safari with an old-world, colonial character. Making the most of its stunning riverside location, this camp benefits from spectacular game viewing and a real feeling of exclusivity. Relax in the plunge pool and admire the views of the Zambezi.


100% (1 review)
Kwitonda Lodge

Kwitonda Lodge

Kwitonda is a highly luxurious and personable getaway, in a wonderful location for gorilla trekking. You can expect private hot tubs, fine wines and dining and top-level service. There is a real feeling of exclusivity here.


100% (1 review)
Zanzi Resort

Zanzi Resort

A luxurious hideaway, the Zanzi Resort is tucked away in a quiet area of the island. The 13 villas are spacious and beautifully designed, and each Ocean Villa has their own private pool, ideal for a relaxing and secluded beach break.


80% (1 review)
Chichele Presidential Lodge

Chichele Lodge

Originally built as a holiday home for Zambia’s first president, Kenneth Kaunda, Chichele Lodge stands high on one of South Luangwa’s few hills. With private retreats, plunge pools, and an on-site spa, Chichele is a great option for those looking to add a bit of luxury to their safari in Zambia.


100% (1 review)
Matetsi River Lodge

Matetsi River Lodge

Matetsi River Lodge offers a luxury safari in a setting of contemporary style with convenient access to the great spectacle of the Victoria Falls. After a day of safari beside the Zambezi River, indulge at the spa and enjoy wines from the impressive cellar with dinner.


100% (1 review)
Wolwedans Plains Camp

Wolwedans Plains Camp

Wolwedans Plains Camp is a sumptuous three-bedroom villa for exclusive use. A private chef and guide can be arranged to take care of your individual needs. This villa is ideal for those who want to spend a few days in pure private luxury.


100% (1 review)
Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge

The very stylish and roomy suites at Ol Donyo Lodge offer plenty of luxurious amenities and unusual features, including private plunge pools and roof terraces for sunbathing or spending a night under stars. The lodge offers a wide range of activities and has superb riding stables.


100% (1 review)
Okahirongo Elephant Lodge

Okahirongo Ele. Lodge

Sun-loungers on your private veranda double as a luxurious bed for sleeping under the stars. Moreover, locally carved furnishings with lovely African patterns and a sparkling swimming pool are only a few of Okahirongo Elephant Lodge’s sumptuous facilities.


80% (1 review)
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

Four Seasons Serengeti

For a safari based out of truly luxurious hotel, this Four Seasons is one of the best options in Africa. High-end facilities (typical of this group) include an excellent spa, a gym, air-conditioning and internet access – complete with live streaming from the adjacent water-hole!


100% (1 review)
Nimali Mara

Nimali Mara

Nimali Mara is easily one of the most luxurious lodges in the northern Serengeti. With panoramic views, stylish rooms, a beautiful swimming pool and excellent food, Nimali would make for an indulgent safari.


100% (1 review)
King Lewanika Lodge

King Lewanika Lodge

The only camp in the remote Liuwa Plain National Park, King Lewanika delivers traditional luxury in a remarkable location. Six large, tented villas open up to the vast wilderness around, whilst the real luxury of Liuwa is its exclusivity; so few visitors ever reach this park.


100% (1 review)
Tangala House

Tangala House

Tangala House was designed as a luxurious family house, and is used mostly by its owners. However, it can be hired for a private group of up to eight – with a staff which includes a chef, a driver, and guides to show you around Livingstone and the Falls.


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Thanda Island

Thanda Island

Thanda Island offers the ultimate exclusive beach holiday. You only share the island with a few handpicked staff including an excellent private chef and enthusiastic water-sport instructors. Impressive décor includes locally hand-carved furniture and even a Steinway grand piano!


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Siringit Kilimanjaro Golf Safari Retreat

Siringit

A round on the 18-hole championship golf course is one of the many possible activities at Siringit Kilimanjaro Golf Safari Retreat. The private villa offers a luxurious stay, combining rustic and minimalist décor with African art and design.


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Sorris Sorris Lodge

Sorris Sorris Lodge

The stylish (almost Spartan) wooden interiors are direct from the ‘Scandinavian-minimalist’ school of design, making a stay at Sorris Sorris a real luxury. Great food, a terrific pool and endless expansive views of desert complete this lodge’s very modern take on luxury.


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The Nest at Sossus

The Nest

The Nest at Sossus is the height of style and luxury in the Namib-Naukluft area. An exclusive-use villa with a private guide and chef, it offers the ultimate flexibility to explore both the private reserve and the famous national park at your own pace.


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Tulia Zanzibar

Tulia Zanzibar

Tulia is an impressive contemporary boutique hotel on Zanzibar’s beautiful east coast. Taking a conventional approach to luxury, its rooms are very stylish, its food is outstanding, and the tropical gardens are certainly amongst the best on Zanzibar!


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Fregate Island Villas

Fregate Island Villas

Providing exceptional opulence, Frégate Private Island is one of the world’s most exclusive island resorts. It offers guests a very smart (almost formal) luxury, with impeccable service. Expect fine-dining in classic French style, pampering at the Rock Spa and beaches of power-white sand.


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North Island

North Island

Arriving by helicopter, you know that North Island is a world-class retreat. It offers an unparalleled sense of luxury, but it’s never stuffy or formal. You’ll find artisan-made furniture, service and food made to suit you and natural beauty supported by excellent conservation work.


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Four Seasons Desroches Island

Four Seasons Desroches Island

Desroche Island Resort offers pure luxury including a t-shaped swimming pool surrounded by elegant loungers under white canvas umbrellas. Experience exceptional standards from private, sumptuous champagne dinners to your made-to-order cocktails served in sparkling glasses at sundown.


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Medjumbe Private Island

Medjumbe Private Island

With direct access to a pristine powdery white beach, each chalet at Medjumbe offers all the mod cons and a bracing plunge pool to unwind in privacy - or enjoy your luxurious beach holiday to the fullest whilst getting spoiled by a relaxing spa treatment.


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Vamizi Island Villas

Vamizi Villas

The exclusive Vamizi Island Villas are all individually designed and finished with contemporary décor and furnishings. A hospitality team caters to guests’ individual needs and preferences, making it a very tailored, personal experience - an excellent choice for a luxury beach hide-away.


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Kwandwe Melton Manor

Melton Manor

Natural materials, plush furnishings and neutral tones blend together beautifully at at Kwandwe Melton Manor to give this exclusive, private home-away-from-home a luxurious, elegant atmosphere. Each of the large suites features underfloor heating, an added luxury during the colder months.


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Msambweni Beach House

Msambweni Beach House

With its beautifully styled private villas, grand infinity pool, excellent food, and acres of secluded beach, Msambweni Beach House provides a luxurious beach retreat on the Kenyan Coast.


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Tijara Beach

Tijara Beach

Tijara Beach is a sumptuous, exclusive choice for a beach holiday. A maximum of just eight guests enjoy pampering by the attentive staff and uninterrupted views on the Indian Ocean. The very private cottages are well kept and furnished in a smartly updated Swahili style.


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Ishara

Ishara

Ishara oozes understated luxury, with sumptuous suites, each with indulgent copper plated bath tubs overlooking the river. The food is outstanding, the attention to detail exceptional, and we loved the relaxing spa and infinity pool.


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Cottars Private House

Cottars Private House

Cottars Private House is a luxurious, modern home in the bush. This fully staffed, two-storey villa has five en-suite bedrooms, stunning views of the Maasai Mara, and a 25-metre lap pool. It makes the perfect luxury base for a large family or group of friends.


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Ndomo Point House

Ndomo Point House

Ndomo Point House is a four bedroomed house with its own private swimming pool overlooking its own beach and stunning views of the lake. It is ideal for a large family or a group of friends travelling together who prefer complete privacy; it even comes with its own chef and housekeeper.


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Ideas for luxury holidays across Africa

Ask us about the best luxury camps and lodges in Africa in the most exclusive areas with incredible game viewing and unmatched service.


Luxury in Botswana

Botswana

Botswana's tourism policy aims for high value, low impact tourism. This results in high prices, ...

Luxury in Kenya

Kenya

Kenya is distinguished by the diversity of its landscapes, wildlife and culture – but there’s an ...

Luxury in Malawi

Malawi

There are only a small number of high-end lodges in Malawi, but these are small, intimate and very ...

Luxury in Mozambique

Mozambique

Mozambique is off the beaten track. The tourism industry is currently still developing and many ...

Luxury in Namibia

Namibia

Wide-open spaces, seemingly endless wilderness and a sense of solitude almost guaranteed: Namibia ...

Luxury in Rwanda

Rwanda

Rwanda offers striking scenery, diverse wildlife and great cultural experiences – but until recently, ...

Luxury in Seychelles

Seychelles

With the sun reflecting on the deep blue Indian Ocean, palm-fringed beaches and lush forests, the ...

Luxury in South Africa

South Africa

South Africa is an amazing place to experience a luxury holiday. Here you can relax on incredible ...

Luxury in Tanzania

Tanzania

When it comes to luxurious accommodation, Tanzania isn’t short of beautiful camps and lodges offering ...

Luxury in Zambia

Zambia

Zambia has plentiful wildlife across huge areas and many very experienced guides. Although as its ...

Luxury in Zanzibar

Zanzibar

With endless palm-fringed beaches, turquoise waters and accommodation built with world-class comfort ...

Luxury in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

With great game viewing, vast national parks and some stunning scenery, Zimbabwe is fantastic to ...

Africa trips to appeal to many different interests

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Beach holidays

Beach holidays

Discover Africa's coast and tropical islands.

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Diverse habitats, discreet hides and superb guiding.

Cultural experiences

Cultural experiences

Get an insight into Africa's cultures and history.

Diving & snorkelling

Diving & snorkelling

Find captivating marine life beneath the waves

Family holidays

Family holidays

Hand-picked camps for an incredible family safari.

Honeymoons

Honeymoons

Romantic safaris and castaway island retreats.

Photography holidays

Photography holidays

Great holidays to suit the keen photographer.

Private villas & houses

Private villas & houses

Enjoy Africa with just your friends & family

Riding holidays

Riding holidays

Explore Africa's wilderness on horseback.

Solo Travel

Solo Travel

Trip ideas ideally suited for a solo traveller.

Walking

Walking

Explore Africa's most scenic trails on foot.

Walking safaris

Walking safaris

Explore Africa's untouched wildernesses on foot.

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

Wellness escapes in stunning locations

Wildlife safaris

Wildlife safaris

These trips include hard-hitting game and fascinatingly elusive species alike, as well as superb guiding and a variety of diverse ecosystems.

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