If you are planning a safari vacation to the South African Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, there are a number of magnificent lodges from which to choose as accommodation. A safari vacation is considered one of the most incredible experiences if you are looking to view wildlife in the African Bush, but also enjoy top luxury living area. Fortunately, and unfortunately, choosing the most suitable lodge can be a complex situation because they all present with outstandingly beautiful features and facilities. This article will provide information on the top five luxury Sabi Sand lodges to help you make this decision.
Important: Know the difference between a game reserve and a national park before you go.
1. The Ulusaba Safari Lodge
The first of the top five luxury Sabi Sand lodges is the Ulusaba Safari Lodge. The Ulusaba is unique in that it offers a magnificent tree-house style residence for the guest connecting all rooms with a rope swing bridge. It is situated on a mountain top and provides a 360 degree view of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.
While it may present with a Robinson Crusoe-style appearance, the Ulusaba lodge is a modern lodge with luxury rooms including air condition facilities, private plunge pools, and access to the world-famos Ulusaba wellness spa. You can also enjoy exception game viewing with delicious room service including gourmet cuisine from high-quality chefs.
2. The Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp
If you are searching for a riverside game reserve experience in a secluded suite with private views of a thatched suite deck, then the Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp is the ideal lodge for you. Relax in the contemporary African-style furnished room overlooking some of the most incredible wildlife encounters. Of course, as with the all lodges in the Sabi Sands resort, the little bush camp may present with African thatches but it offers an inner luxury experience.
Along with thatching, the secluded suites have heated spa baths placed on private decks opposite riverbeds. This is ideal for people visiting the private game reserve to celebrate an engagement or honeymoon. Access to gourmet cuisine is available for the six suites and you can contact the staff at any time of day or night.
3. The Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge
Traveling can be a tiresome event even for the most seasoned of travelers, and the Sabi Sand lodge owners realize this fact. Taking it into account, the Sabi Sand lodge reserve has created the ideal destination for any people looking to relax after driving or flying long-distances, but who also wish to stay in an ecologically friendly location. The SabiSabi Earth Lodge is the ideal option because it has implemented as many eco-friendly procedures as possible which still retaining high levels of luxury.
After spending a day relaxing in the cooling water of a private plunge pool, it is possible to enjoy a night drive on the reserve to view nocturnal wildlife forage for food before returning back for your own gourmet dinner. If you are not a fan of pools or night-time drives, there are day-time activities available with drives to see animals or gain some pampering from the popular Amani Spa.
4. The Londolozi Founders Camp
For safari-goers who are traveling with children, the Sabi Sands Lodges offer the Londolozi Founders Camp. This luxury lodge is one of the children-friendly lodges located in the private game reserve on the riverbank of the Sand River. It is a modern-colonial style area designed around the family with activities focused on both adults and kids.
While the children are kept busy with their entertainment programs at the Cubs Club, the parents can spend time being pampered at the Londolazi wellness spa. Activities for adults also include fishing or clay pigeon shooting for people who prefer keeping active to sitting and relaxing.
5. The Dulini Lodge
The final lodge discussed is the Dulini Lodge – a colonial-style location with each chalet hidden from the other to create a sense of seclusion. The guest can spend time viewing wildlife from private decks and cooling down in plunge pools.