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AMBOSELI SERENA SAFARI LODGE
Amboseli National Park
With clear views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, this luxury lodge looks out upon the park’s grassy plains. Melt water streams and green swamps attract elephants, hippos and buffalo and the lodge’s Maasai-themed décor features wildife murals. Guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool shaded by palm trees, and a terrace on which to enjoy evening cocktails and lovely sunsets.
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FAIRMONT MOUNT KENYA SAFARI CLUB
Founded as an exclusive club by William Holden and frequented by the wealthy of the 1950s glitterati, this resort is today a luxuriously appointed hotel with a club-like feel. Set in manicured grounds that overlook tranquil ponds and gardens, the resort sits in the foothills of snow-capped Mt. Kenya. Meals are freshly prepared with an incredible variety of foods farmed in Central Kenya.
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FAIRMONT MARA SAFARI CLUB
Masai Mara National Reserve
In tented luxury, the resort is surrounded on three sides by the Mara River and located on the edge of the Masai Mara reserve. Guests stay in the club’s all en-suite tents; each has a view of the river – a magnet for hippos and crocodile. Menus offer a combination of European, African and Asian dishes made with fresh Kenyan ingredients. A farewell dinner is served in a traditional open-air boma.
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ARUMERU RIVER LODGE
With views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the lodge is built on an old coffee farm near Arusha and Kilimanjaro national parks. Chalet-style accommodations with private verandahs open out to lush tropical gardens. Fresh, local ingredients are used in recipes that feature curries, meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes.
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LAKE DULUTI SERENA HOTEL
Surrounded by coffee plantations on the shores of Lake Duluti, the hotel was originally a working farm that dates back to colonial times. Situated in Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania’s northern safari routes, the hotel’s landscaped grounds offer opportunities for walking with views of wooded Mount Meru.
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NGORONGORO SERENA SAFARI LODGE
Clinging to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, the lodge was built from local river stone and designed to be invisible from the floor of the crater below. This luxury safari lodge takes its theme from neaby Oldupai Gorge with stylized cave paintings, torches and stone passageways. Each room enjoys views of the crater below, one of Africa’s best-known wildlife viewing areas.
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FOUR SEASONS SAFARI LODGE SERENGETI
Serengeti National Park
Secluded guest rooms offer elevated, open-air sundecks with direct views of the Serengeti plains – and the wildlife that might be passing by. Featuring contemporary African décor and artwork, amenities include infinity-edge pools and outdoor showers. A dinner at the Boma Grill means an authentic African grilled feast served around an open-air firepit while enjoying traditional Maasai dancing.
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TARANGIRE SAFARI LODGE
Tarangire National Park
Family-operated, the lodge is perched at the edge of a bluff with views of the savannah and Tarangire River below. Accommodations are in quintessential thatched-roof tents with en-suite bathrooms and solar-heated showers. Verandahs offer bird and game viewing. The open-air dining room provides international home-style cuisine with fresh fruits, vegetables and plenty of flavor.
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Ngorongoro – Karatu
Located in the Ngorongoro Highlands, the lodge cottages offer private verandahs with elevated views of coffee plantations and farmlands. Terraced gardens lead to a large heated swimming pool. Dining offers a menu of local and international dishes.
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SERENGETI SERENA SAFARI LODGE
Serengeti National Park
Fusing traditional African architecture and world-class style, the lodge has been designed to completely blend in with its surroundings. Composed of domed rondavels (traditional, thatched-roof circular buildings) that are cooled by acacia trees, the lodge is decorated with indigenous craft and lavish Makonde carvings. An infinity pool looks out over the Serengeti plains.
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KIRAWIRA TENTED CAMP
Serengeti National Park
With classic “Out of Africa” safari camp luxury, this exclusive venue is designed with the feel of colonial-era opulence. Four-poster beds, steamer-trunks, writing desks and brass lamps are featured in widely-spaced tents that are raised on timber platforms. Each offers a view of the Serengeti plains. Elegant dining tents offer “full silver service.”
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ZANZIBAR SERENA HOTEL
Stone Town, Zanzibar
Sea-front in Stone Town, the hotel offers a haven of Swahili-style tranquility amongst the legendary alleyways of Old Town Zanzibar City. Its lavishly restored buildings offer easy access to the delights of this multi-cultural “spice island” and views of passing dhows. Zanzibar cuisine offers fresh seafood and luscious fruits and vegetables.
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THE ROYAL LIVINGSTONE
Located on the banks of the Zambezi River, the hotel is a short walk from the entrance to Victoria Falls. Named in honor of the explorer, David Livingstone, the design reflects the elegance of the African colonial-era style. Built over the river, the Sun Deck is a favorite for an evening drink with views of the Falls.
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THE VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL
This grand Edwardian-era hotel is a ten-minute stroll to Victoria Falls via a private footpath through tropical gardens. Guest rooms offer views of the Zambezi River and sprays from the Falls. Afternoon tea is served on Stanley Terrace, overlooking the Victoria Falls Bridge that links Zimbabwe to Zambia.
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BELMOND KHWAI RIVER LODGE
Moremi Game Reserve
Thatch-roofed rooms built on raised wooden platforms offer luxury lodging with private decks for panoramic views of the Okavango Delta, a haven for wildlife. Superb cuisine and service, surrounded by wildlife, offer an exceptional safari dining experience.
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BELMOND EAGLE ISLAND LODGE
Nestled on a private island in the Okavango Delta, the lodge’s dining areas and lounges reflect the natural beauty of this dramatic ecosystem. The luxurious tented rooms boast private plunge pools and private decks to enjoy views of the delta. Food prepared by skilled chefs is served in dining areas and lounges that echo the Okavango’s natural beauty.
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Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
Sheltered by acacia and palm trees, the camp is centered around a thatched-roof boma area where guests can relax and soak up the beauty of the surrounding pans. Luxurious tents have en-suite outdoor bathrooms where it’s possible to shower under the stars. Gourmet Afro-fusion foods offer a wholesome and delicious dining experience.
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Located directly on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with Table Mountain in the backdrop, the hotel is close to the city’s hotspots. Offering elegant surroundings and distinctive personal service, dining draws on the Dutch, British, Huguenot, Asian and African cultures that shaped the region.
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LION SAND TINGA LODGE AND LION SANDS NARINA LODGE
Lion Sands-Kruger National Park
Lion Sands-Kruger National Park Concession
Combining service and luxury in the heart of the bushveld, these luxurous accommodations are located on the banks of the Sabie River. Suites feature private lounges and beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms. Guests can enjoy gourmet meals or a refreshing drink on a river deck overlooking the river.
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ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN
Overlooking the fashionable Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain, this chic urban resort offers svelte rooms with glass doors and private balconies. A collection of hotel restaurants, bars and dining venues offer an array of dining choices that range from Japanese with Peruvian influences, to seasonal South African and Mediterranean cuisines.
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SABI SABI BUSH LODGE
Sabi Sands Private Reserve
Overlooking a waterhole and open plains, the lodge has a reputation for luxury in the bush. Designed for savoring the tranquility of its surroundings, there are two swimming pools and covered viewing decks from which to spot passing game. Dining means superb cuisine and legendary African hospitality.
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54 ON BATH
An iconic landmark in a tree-lined neighborhood of restaurants and art, the hotel’s guest rooms are elegantly and sleekly outfitted in neutral tones. The hotel’s lobby and swimming pool are trendily gorgeous, prime spots for afternoon tea or evening cocktails.
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Set on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, the Vineyard Hotel sits on a 7-acre historic estate. Originally developed as a country home by Lady Anne Barnard, the wife of a British colonial secretary stationed in Cape Town, her framed watercolors, stories and sketches offer a multicultural snapshot of life here in the late 1700s. Today this award-winning, luxury eco-hotel is an urban oasis of green, known for great food and wine and a staff that prides itself on representing diverse cultures and nationalities.
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Along South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route, Conrad Pezula is located just a few minutes from Knysna, a historic resort town. Landscaped pathways connect the hotel’s suites, offering scenic views of the Indian Ocean, Knysna Lagoon or the Outeniqua Mountains. There are nature trails, a petting zoo, golfing, a spa, access to secluded Noetzie Beach – one of the country’s most scenic, and an outdoor pool. The cuisine features farm-to-table menus using vegetables and herbs grown on-site.
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&BEYOND NGALA SAFARI LODGE
Kruger National Park
In the center of Timbavati Reserve which borders Kruger National Park, guests at the &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge stay in colonial style, thatched-roof cottages. Set in the midst of rugged bush, amenities include a great pool and top quality food. The lodge, whose name means “lion” in the local Shangaan language, has no surrounding fences – and can offer views of elephant, buffalo, rhino and wild cats, drawn to the local watering hole. Meals are served in a lantern-lit courtyard or around the campfire in a traditional boma.
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