Singita Game Reserves

A Site to Behold

With a few quick turns of the wheel, Lee Bennett steers his Land Rover away from the airstrip at Singita Grumeti Reserves, over a wooded hill, and out to the infinite savanna of northern Tanzania. Gesturing as he goes at the passing wildlife—a herd of zebras here, a troop of baboons there—the safari guide launches […]

The Robb Report 100 Resorts: Africa & The Middle East: Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges

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 ultimate combination of refinement and authenticity in the African bush. The camps, separated by about 750 feet, consist of 21 stunning, glass-enclosed suites, where hand-blown Murano glass […]

Singita Ebony Lodge

The spectacle of Sabi Sands unfolds almost as impressively from your vantage inside Singita Ebony’s air-conditioned suites. Suites feature large picture windows with views of the savanna, 15-foot-high cathedral ceilings, cool stone floors, oversize mahogany beds, and fireplaces that open onto the bedrooms and sitting areas. Ebony’s twice-daily game drives may entail tracking lions, leopards, […]

Travel: One Love

On the One&Only Cape Town’s first official day of operation, I rose before the sun. Parched from the many signature cocktails served at the previous night’s opening celebration, I craved a refreshing swim in the resort’s pool. But as I made the short walk across the footbridge leading to Villa Island, a group of stern-faced […]

East African Safaris for the Experienced Equestrian

Specifically designed for the equestrian traveler, Singita Game Reserves is introducing East African overnight horseback safaris. The four-night safaris, which accommodate a maximum of six guests, travel across the western corridor of the Serengeti, through the lush wilderness of Tanzania between two of the reserve’s lodges. Departing from Singita Sasakwa, where riders are outfitted on […]

Grand Openings: Rising Sun

The Pamushana safari lodge in southeastern Zimbabwe has been one of Africa’s best lookouts for spotting big game since the camp opened in 1998. Now, Pamushana—which means “place of sunshine” in the local Shangaan language—shines from the inside as well, thanks to a yearlong renovation led by the South Africa–based safari-lodge operator Singita. Situated on […]

Journeys: Veld Done

“We’re having trouble with one of the elephants,” our guide, Piet Marimane, informs us as the safari vehicle in which we are traveling lurches to the right to avoid a tree felled by a bull looking to snack on its leaves. Though I have come here to Lebombo—one of the five lodges in this region […]