Luxury Hotels & Safari Camps in Africa

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Shinde Camp

Botswana > Africa > The Okavango Delta & Beyond

On an island dotted with palm trees in the northern Okavango Delta, is the welcoming retreat of Shinde Camp. Set on the edge of a lagoon, the camp is surrounded by waterways which are home to a host of magnificent animals and bird life. Read more

Footsteps Camp

Botswana > Africa > The Okavango Delta & Beyond

Footsteps Camp is located in a secluded part of the Okavango Delta. The camp’s three Meru-style tents are the perfect base from which to explore the wilderness on foot, discovering the wildlife and landscapes of Botswana. Read more

Duba Expedition Camp

Africa > Botswana

The intimate Duba Expedition Camp sits in the heart of the Okavango Delta on a wooded island. The exclusive camp offers guests the ultimate opportunity for private wildlife sightings and provides the perfect backdrop for living in luxury in the wild. Read more

Angama Mara

Africa > Kenya

The Swahili word for ‘suspended in mid-air’ – Angama – lends itself as the moniker for one of Kenya’s newest, and most luxurious lodges. Situated on the north-west tip of the Mara Triangle, the stunning Angama Mara perches wistfully on the rim of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, offering impressive... Read more

Mara Expedition Camp

Kenya > Africa > The Masai Mara

Located on the banks of the Ntiakitiak River the Mara Expedition Camp lies quietly under a grove of ebony trees inside the breath-taking Masai Mara Game Reserve. Read more

Ngala Tented Camp

South Africa > Africa > Kruger National Park & Sabi Sands

Ngala Private Game Reserve was the first reserve to be incorporated into the game rich Kruger National Park (all 36,500 acres of it), and the tented camp gives guests an authentic safari experience, surrounded by wildlife. Read more

Mont Rochelle

South Africa > Africa > The Winelands and Cape

Mont Rochelle is a wonderful boutique set on a hill above the historic village of Franschhoek, surrounded by vineyards and mountains. The property dates back to the 18th century when French Huguenots (many of them winemakers) fled to the Cape to escape religious persecution in France and in 2014,... Read more

Makanyane Safari Lodge

South Africa > Africa > Madikwe & The Waterberg

Makanyane is a luxurious lodge situated in the Madikwe Game Reserve, overlooking the Marico River. Named after the African wild dog in the Tswana language, the lodge is ideally situated in one of South Africa’s premier game-viewing locations - and it is the amazing wildlife of Madikwe that lies... Read more

Leeu Estates

South Africa > Africa > The Winelands and Cape

Tucked away on a hillside overlooking the Franschhoek Valley, Leeu Estates offers contemporary, exclusive accommodation within one of South Africa’s most popular wine regions. Read more

Iharana Bush Camp

Madagascar > Africa > The North

Set on a peaceful lake edge, Iharana Bush Camp offers guests a welcome retreat in Madagascar’s beautiful surroundings. The camp is comprised of sixteen cob-built cabanas, lying just a few miles from the Mahavavy River and offering striking views of the towering Tsingy massif. Read more

Zawadi Hotel

Tanzania > Africa > Zanzibar

Zawadi Hotel sits atop a cliff in South East Zanzibar in a truly coveted location. Its tropical gardens are filled with coconut palms and lush vegetation, both of which create a relaxing environment to unwind in. Read more

Djibouti Palace Kempinski

Africa > Djibouti

OK, we’ll admit it – this is not a hotel of great aesthetic beauty, but the Djibouti Palace Kempinski is comfortably (in all senses of the word) the best hotel option in Djibouti, and the perfect place from which to explore the desert or beneath the waves. Read more

Nubian Rest House

Africa > Sudan

Nubian Rest House is a boutique hotel located in Karima at the foot of Jebel Barkal, the holy mountain that was known as Napata in ancient times. Read more

Meroe Safari Camp

Africa > Sudan

Located in Bagarwyia - some 140 miles north of Khartoum - the Meroe Safari Camp overlooks the Royal Necropolis and its many pyramids. Read more

Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Africa > Uganda

Ishasha Wilderness Camp is located on the Ntungwe River in the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Read more

Apoka Safari Lodge

Africa > Uganda

Apoka is the only lodge in the middle of Kidepo Valley National Park in the heart of the Narus Valley. Read more

Bwindi Safari Lodge

Africa > Uganda

Bwindi Safari Lodge is the ideal place from which to explore the forests of Bwindi for their elusive inhabitants, habituated gorilla and chimpanzee groups. Read more

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Africa > Uganda

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated high on Nteko Ridge in Nkuringo, bordering the South Western corner of the Bwindi National Park. At 8500ft the views from the lodge are glorious, looking out to the Virunga mountain range of Rwanda and the Congo and across the Great Rift Valley. Read more

Kyambura Gorge Safari Lodge

Africa > Uganda

Kyambura Gorge Safari Lodge boasts one of the finest views in all of Africa, situated as it is overlooking the 300ft deep Kyambura Gorge and the beautiful savannah and craters of Queen Elizabeth National Park, with the Rwenzori Mountains as a brooding backdrop. Read more

Mihingo Lodge

Africa > Uganda

Mihingo is a peaceful lodge on a kopje adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park and is the perfect stop off point on the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Read more

Ndali Lodge

Africa > Uganda

Ndali Lodge sits on the edge of Lake Nyinambuga – a flooded volcano crater in the Bunyaruguru crater lake region of Western Uganda, and is the perfect overnight stop for anyone heading from Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Murchison Falls National Park. Read more

Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury Marrakech

Morocco > Africa > Marrakech

Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury Marrakech is one of the new luxury resorts springing up within striking distance of Marrakech. While we still recommend first-timers stay in the medina, of all of the out-of-towners, the Royal Palm has possibly the most going for it. Read more

Al Maha

Morocco > Africa > Marrakech

Tucked away in The Kasbah – the oldest neighbourhood in Marrakech and once the site of the Royal Stables – Al Maha is a boutique 12 room Riad designed by Belgian architect Charles Kaisin. Read more

Dar Seven

Morocco > Africa > Marrakech

Situated in the heart of the Medina, in the old part of Marrakech, luxury riad Dar Seven is enclosed within ancient walls. Dar Seven offers guests an oasis of calm amidst the bustling souks and colourful sites of the Medina. Read more

Omali Lodge

Africa > Sao Tome and Principe

A stylish boutique hotel, Omali Lodge is the only 4* hotel on São Tomé and sits right on a lovely beach just outside São Tomé Town centre. The lodge has just undergone a change of management and we are extremely excited about their plans for the future. Read more

Bom Bom Island Resort

Africa > Sao Tome and Principe

As sweet and moreish as its confectionary namesakes, Bom Bom Island Resort is a dictionary definition hidden gem. Read more

Les Paletuviers

Africa > Senegal

Les Paletuviers is located in the UNESCO world heritage region of Sine Saloum, a mangrove-delta region scattered with islands, rivers and salt water creaks leading to the Atlantic. Read more

Dar Said

Africa > Tunisia

Dar Said was once a private home in the charming village of Sidi Bou Said dating from the 19th century before being converted into a riad-style boutique hotel. Read more

Dar Cherait

Africa > Tunisia

Dar Cherait is located close to the desert, overlooking palm groves in the gateway city of Tozeur. Read more

The Residence Tunis

Africa > Tunisia

This elegant hotel, on a white sandy beach just 20 minutes from Tunis, is the sister property of the immaculate Residence in Mauritius. Read more

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