The Kruger National Park in South Africa draws visitors from all over the globe due to its status as one of the premier wildlife viewing destinations on the planet. However, visitors to the park should also consider the adjacent Sabi Sands game reserve which shares a border with the massive Kruger National Park. Sabi Sands is an especially enticing destination for those who want to enjoy a safari while still being cossetted in ultra-luxury accommodation.
For this the search to find a luxury safari there are a number of lodges within the boundaries of the Sabi Sands game reserve, here are five of the most luxurious.
#1 Ulusaba Game Reserve.
With two lodges (the Rock Lodge and the Safari Lodge) in Sabi Sands and a massive dose of tranquility, Ulusaba is perfect for those in search of harmony with nature while enjoying the safari experience in the lap of luxury. Part of Virgin Limited’s collection of game reserves. Both lodges are intimate with accommodation for only a limited number of guests. Expect five-star cuisine and service while taking in the Big Five.
#2 Singita Private Lodges.
Singita offers guests the choice of two different lodges – the Boulders Lodge and the original lodge – Ebony Lodge. Singita has garnered a reputation as possibly the best game lodge experience in the world and if levels of luxury and service are considered, as well as incredible natural vistas and game viewing options it’s a reputation that is well deserved. It goes without saying that dining at Singita is an experience that will never be forgotten.
#3 Sabi Sands Game Reserve.
Visitors to Sabi Sands can choose an African lodge experience that suits their individual style. With three lodges, each with a unique ‘personality’ the choice of just how to enjoy a luxury African safari experience is up to the individual. At Lion Sands visitors choose between Sabi Sabi Earth lodge with its impeccable environmentally friendly credentials, Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge where service and luxury combine to provide an unforgettable experience or Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge with decor that hearkens back to the era of big game hunters.
#4 Londolozi Game Reserve.
A family run game and lodge institution Londolozi remains one of South Africa’s premier lodges. With an offering that includes five different lodges, visitors are spoiled for choice. With something for everyone Londolozi will match your mood and preferences with ease – all while supplying a richly pampering lodge stay. There’s even a child-friendly luxury option in Founders Camp which has been called ‘the ultimate Sabi Sands Lodge’.
#5 Savanna Game Lodge.
Visitors to Savanna are almost guaranteed to see the Big Five, often on a single outing into the bush. for those who want a traditional old school safari experience yet at the same time want extremely high levels of comfort and style than the nine suites at Savanna are just what the doctor ordered. Pampering is the name of the game at Savanna and levels of service are exceptional. Seven of the suites offer an ‘Out of Africa’ type experience with semi-tented ultra-luxury accommodation.
Sabi Sands is a destination that will surprise and delight even the most discerning traveler – make your booking today.
If you are not going to be visiting South Africa and the Kruger Park, maybe think about seeing Africa’s wildlife in Beautiful Botswana.