Africa and Middle East - Southern Africa

Singita, an environmentally conscious hospitality company, continually aims to reduce its carbon emissions and operate with a sustainable ethos in mind that supports the local community and its...
Private villa rentals and yacht charters with a sense of home & style.
The quaint Franschhoek country house Mont Rochelle gets a posh makeover.
Wilderness Safaris’ new Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp accesses a remote oasis within a vast Namibian desert.
Singita Boulders Lodge—one of Africa’s top safari camps—is all new.
In early 2015, the recently unveiled 338-foot expedition cruise ship National Geographic Orion will set sail for a number of remarkable destinations.
Zambia has traditionally lacked the high-luxury game camps found in South Africa, Tanzania, and other safari destinations. The debut of Norman Carr Safaris’ Chinzombo Camp (+260.216.246025, www .nor​...
Since 1993, when Singita debuted its first lodge in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, the luxury safari brand has become the authority on refined African retreats. The six-cottage Singita Castleton...
Whether your lifelong desire is heli-skiing in the Canadian Rockies, gazing at the aurora borealis in Iceland, or going on a safari in South Africa, the experts at Black Tomato can help make such...
James Fawcett Bailes, the grandfather of Singita owner Luke Bailes, established the Castleton estate in 1971 in a remote pocket of South Africa’s Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. In November, Luke’s...
The Adventure › A 14-day horseback-riding journey through Botswana. The Outfitter › The safari expert Cherri Briggs first started visiting Africa more than 20 years ago on wildlife-conservation...
The Adventure › A 10-day ice-climbing and kiteskiing expedition through Antarctica. The Outfitter › White Desert’s Patrick Woodhead is a man of many firsts. The British explorer has conquered...
Zicasso luxury travel service honors Nelson Mandela with a South African safari.
Ellerman House, the exclusive Cape Town hotel, has announced the opening of its Wine Gallery and second luxury villa, Villa Two.
The Paddock House lounge at Kenya’s new Segera Retreat brims with artifacts—vintage hats and boots, timeworn leather trunks, unpublished letters from Ernest Hemingway and David Livingstone—of safaris...
The opening of Singita Ebony Lodge in 1993 ushered in a new era for the Afri­can safari. The property, which featured just five tent suites on a 45,000-acre concession within South Africa’s Sabi Sand...
Though it is now an 11-room hotel, the elegant Cape Town mansion of the late British shipping...
If you need a little push to start planning your next holiday, the Getaway 2 Give (G2G) Collection —the latest contender in the luxury-vacation-club market—now lets you pair your penchant for travel...
Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges, Kruger National Park, South Africa Singita’s Lebombo and Sweni lodges—two sister camps located on the remote eastern edge of Kruger National Park—represent the...
BOTSWANA Abu Camp OKAVANGO DELTA Completely revamped in 2011, this 20-year-old camp remains the best lodge for hands-on interaction with African elephants. Join Abu’s herd for a ride or walk through...
Looking out to a cloudless sunset over turquoise water, Rachel Buchner recalls a rainy day about four years ago. Buchner, the general manager at Mozambique’s Azura resort, remembers this particular...
After undergoing a complete redesign, Botswana’s San Camp reopened in July amid a thin stand of ilala palms on the fringe of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, one of the Earth’s largest salt flats. The...
Though just two miles off Mozambique’s northeastern coast, Vamizi Island seems a wild and secluded sanctuary. Even the civil war that devastated the rest of the country by the early 1990s never made...
A few tickets are still left for the maiden world cruise of Seabourn Quest , the newest addition to the Seabourn Cruise Line fleet. This 225-suite cruise ship—which features four dining venues, six...
A new riverfront lodge in Malawi offers guests a rare treat: 173,000 acres of untouched African wilderness all to themselves. Opened in July, the eight-chalet complex of Mkulumadzi—the only property...
Sabi Sabi’s South African game lodge Earth Lodge has been renovated in a style that celebrates its natural surroundings, both in style and by adding several new activities for its guests. The new...
Delaire Graff Estate (+27.21.8858160, www.delaire.co.za ) combines the sophistication of a five-star city hotel with the privacy, solitude, and beauty of the resort’s setting among the vineyards of...
Pioneer Camp 1926 Londolozi (+27. 11.280.6655, www.londolozi.co.za ) is the newest of five individually run, small-scale safari lodges along the Sand River in South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve...
More than a dozen years after it debuted, &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge remains a lone oasis in the stark and hauntingly beautiful landscape of Namibia’s private 445,000-acre NamibRand Nature...

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