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Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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.
Looking out to a cloudless sunset over turquoise water, Rachel Buchner recalls a rainy day about four years ago.
A few tickets are still left for the maiden world cruise of Seabourn Quest, the newest addition to the Seabourn Cruise Line fleet.
Though just two miles off Mozambique’s northeastern coast, Vamizi Island seems a wild and secluded sanctuary.
A new riverfront lodge in Malawi offers guests a rare treat: 173,000 acres of untouched African wilderness all to themselves.
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
Pioneer Camp 1926 Londolozi (+27.
Delaire Graff Estate (+27.21.8858160, www.delaire.co.za) combines the sophistication of a five-star city
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 Natur
South Africa, despite its sociopolitical, racial, criminal, and economic despairs, remains an extraordinary adventure capital.
The sun resembles a fiery peach as it rises over the Zambezi River at 6 am.
The Resort: Pezula Private Estate may be off South Africa’s standard tourist path, but this sprawling resort and residential community generously rewards those who make the detour
The Resort: The six guest lodges at the &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa range from a glass-walled house built on stilts to suites perched on the side of a
This 320,000-acre concession in northern Botswana includes three safari camps, the best of which is Zarafa ($1,035 to $1,484 per person), a refined four-tent outpost on the banks of a lagoon.
When Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress was exiled at the height of South Africa’s decades-long apartheid struggle, the leader accepted an offer of shelter from insurance tycoon Douw Steyn
The newest and most fashionable of Cape Town’s luxury hotels is the One&Only, where two small atolls provide the setting for 40 Island Suites and a One&Only Spa.
Molori, says Kirk Lazarus, one of the Molori Sarfari Lodge’s owners, is intended for the traveler “who wants an exclusive environment with everything at his fingertips.” Molori, which means “dream
The 2,500-acre Pezula property encompasses a chic spa, an 18-hole championship golf course, a private residential development, and the elegant Pezula Hotel.
Hermanus’ Birkenhead House is the maritime equivalent to a South African safari lodge.
Most travelers to South Africa view Johannesburg as a necessary evil, a requisite stopover on the way to or from Kruger National Park and other nearby attractions.
Like an ocean liner permanently moored along Cape Town’s lively waterfront, the Cape Grace hotel juts into the city’s harbor atop a private quay.
The property, on the western fringe of Kruger National Park, hosts no more than 20 guests at a time in a setting that, aside from the elephants roaming the backyard, feels like home.
Jao Camp’s Balinese-themed buildings were constructed without cutting any trees; instead only fallen timber was used.
The six guest lofts at Sweni sit along the Sweni River, where hippos appear alarmingly close and baboons peer out from the lush vegetation.
The spectacle of Sabi Sands unfolds almost as impressively from your vantage inside Singita Ebony’s air-conditioned suites.
Mombo’s exceptional game viewing owes to the park’s location: near the tip of Chief’s Island, close to the crossroads of the lush Okavango Delta and the arid Kalahari Desert.
When Botswana residents Dereck and Beverly Joubert are not traversing continents to promote their latest film, book, or photography exhibition, they live in the bush, tracking the lions and other