With its striking landscapes and an atmosphere of complete serenity, the Viñales Valley is one of the most visited locations in Pinar del Rio on the island of Cuba. The valley is encircled by the Sierra de los Órganos mountains.
On the floor of the valley, tobacco and other…
With its striking landscapes and an atmosphere of complete serenity, the Viñales Valley is one of the most visited locations in Pinar del Rio on the island of Cuba. The valley is encircled by the Sierra de los Órganos mountains.
Named after the soaring white sails that crown its roof, this is Voyages Ayers Rock Resort’s premium hotel. The interior decor focuses on Aboriginal heritage and culture, with a gallery in the lobby and significant artworks featured throughout the public areas and in the private rooms.
Nested in the heart of an orange grove, the Villa Mandarine marries comfort and hospitality. This rare place offers peaceful hideaways that have kept the charm of the old family home.
Surrounded by greenery, close to the prestigious Dar Es Salaam Golf Club, the Villa Mandarine is a home…
The Hotel Urban is located in the financial, political, cultural and commercial center of Madrid. In the heart of the city’s ‘Golden Triangle’ formed by the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Fundación Reina Sofia, the hotel puts Madrid’s main attractions within reach, including the Paseo del Prado, Puerta del…
Situated on the Atlantic Ocean where the sea meets the sky, the elegant Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is characterized by clean-lined design and luxury. Cape Town lies just 15 minutes away by complimentary shuttle, and outdoor activities include walks and picnics in Table Mountain Park, helicopter tours and whale watching. Equally tempting is a salt-glow rub or a pine-and-rosemary-infused body wrap in the Sanctuary Spa. Enjoy a sundowner on the terrace at sunset before dinner at the award-winning Azure, and drift off to the sounds of the ocean in an airy room furnished in contemporary Cape style with all the classic European comforts.
From its location on the western side of remote Hunda Island, Tubu Tree has easy access to a diverse range of habitats. Day and night game drives explore productive mopane and acacia woodlands, with Tubu Tree being well known for its leopard sightings. Wildlife movements vary with seasonal water levels, meaning that no two Tubu experiences are ever the same – but all are equally wonderful.
Eight guest tents (including one designed for families) offer breathtaking floodplain views from their elevated positions. In addition to the drama and excitement of game drives, seasonally-available water activities facilitate a different pace and perspective.
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Enjoy a drink at Tubu’s famous open-air bar under the shade of a marula tree.
A feast for the senses, a journey for the soul…
Shumbalala Lodge has been described by many who have visited it as a feast for the senses and a journey for the soul. A place where the setting was designed by nature, the spirit supplied by the hosts and the comfort derived from the soft linen and fabrics.
This Lodge represents extraordinary style and taste and accredited by the star grading council with a five star rating. Accommodation and tasteful public areas are home to a maximum of eight special guests.
All bedroom accommodation of the highest standard and space, culminating in the offering of and exclusive twin suited Presidential Suite, complete with private secluded pool, entertainment area, private Lounge and dining areas, warm exclusive open fireplace and unparalleled exclusivity.
A wine cellar fit for Kings and Princes to entertain lavishly are all part of what makes Shumbalala so uniquely special..
The hotel’s design embraces the artistic heritage of the neighborhood. The interior of the hotel is a tribute to the palaces of past centuries, setting the tone for the environment. Hotel facilities include a spa, dining at the Singular Restaurant, dazzling views and refreshing cocktails in the ninth floor Singular Rooftop Bar, an elevated terrace with spectacular views, an arboreal escape right alongside the hotel and a rooftop swimming pool.
Situated just a few minutes away from the hotel is some of the finest visual and performance art Chile has to offer at The Museum of Fine Arts, The Museum of Visual Arts and the Gabriela Mistral Center. Guest accommodations at The Singular Santiago are an alluring blend of classic and contemporary, offering modern comforts while exuding the charm of a bygone era. The guest rooms and suites are equipped with safe deposit boxes, refrigerator with soft drinks and WI-FI internet access.
Opened in February 2014 as the first luxury urban resort in Japan, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto sits serenely on the banks of the Kamogawa river, with sweeping views of the famous Higashiyama mountains. The resort features 134 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants and bars, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, and four different…
The Peninsula Hong Kong opened in 1928. The hotel blends eastern and western hospitality with classical grandeur and timeless elegance. With an accent on classic modernity, which adheres to the design tenets of simplicity and chic elegance, the hotel rooms showcase superb materials and craftsmanship. The hotel’s Peninsula Spa offers guests a deeply personalised spa experience, while the Peninsula‘s state of the art fitness centre makes it a joy for guests to maintain personal goals and fitness routines away from home. Located on the 8th floor, the hotel’s swimming pool offers guests panoramic views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline through floor to ceiling windows.
Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the historical Umhlanga lighthouse, The Oyster Box has long been one of South Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels. This 86-room hotel is renowned for its generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine. The elegant rooms, decorated with antiques, feature private balconies (many with sea views), flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and fresh fruit and flowers. Suites add separate lounges; some have private plunge pools. There’s a complimentary buffet breakfast, a fine-dining restaurant and multiple eateries/bars. Other amenities include a spa with a hammam, an oceanfront outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. There’s also a 24-seat cinema and a kids’ activity programme.
Resting on the banks of the Mae Kok River, the Legend Chiang Rai delivers an authentic Lanna atmosphere with its blend of northern Thai architectural details, local artwork and hand-plastered white walls. Graced with 78 studios and villas, the room interiors are adorned with a generous-sized bed, teakwood furnishing and…
Defined by dramatic harbor views, quaint cobbled streets and historic brick buildings, is The Langham Sydney. Discover a secluded tranquility nestled in the heart of The Rocks district of metropolitan Sydney. At The Langham Sydney every room is a haven of plush, bespoke furnishings amidst soft paneled walls and high ceilings. Each accented by views of the beautiful city or bustling Western Harbour.
For absolute indulgence, the option of a private terrace is available. Guests have the option of four different dining experiences all boasting opulent settings and exquisite food. After a long day of exploring, the hotel is the ultimate oasis of serenity. A fully-equipped Health Club, rejuvenating day spa, and indoor pool with a star-dappled ceiling are tranquil havens that will reinvigorate the mind, body and soul.
The Highlands redefines the Ngorongoro experience. Set on the edge of the mountain forest hugging the Olmoti volcano to the north of Ngorongoro Crater, The Highlands strikes a perfect balance between a true wilderness experience and a high-style, contemporary escape.
Experience the highlands of the wild Ngorongoro Conservation Area surrounding camp, home to leopard, buffalo and elephant. Follow ancient Maasai trails to the summit of the Olmoti crater and visit local communities to catch a glimpse into the traditional Maasai way of life that has defined this corner of East Africa for centuries. The famous Ngorongoro Crater is easily accessible from camp, while the setting ensures maximum privacy, a rich adventure and a range of activities not possible elsewhere in Ngorongoro.
Nestled in the Sacred Valley, just 50 minutes from the city of Cusco, Tambo del Inka is a favourable spot to reach Machu Picchu – the mystical Inca citadel. This spectacular resort & spa invites you to relax and indulge your senses, offering unparalleled service and limitless opportunities of discovery,…
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort offers a selection of luxurious rooms and suites, all beautifully appointed with rich handicrafts and furnishings made by Costa Rican artisans. It is a 102 guest room Costa Rica luxury hotel located at the base of the Arenal Volcano.
The four elements of nature…
Swissotel Quito is a top five-star luxury hotel, conveniently located in the Floresta neighborhood of Quito – both a commercial and residential area, only 25 minutes from Mariscal Sucre International Airport. Swissotel Quito’s central location near the old town means that guests are never far from great shopping, fascinating museums…
Singita Sweni Lodge is nestled among hundreds of trees on the banks of the Sweni River within a 33,000 acre private concession in the Kruger National Park. Guests are treated to up-close sightings of the incredible number of animals that wander down to the river. Accommodation at the lodge takes the form of elegant wood and glass boxes designed to float above the river, each connected to the next via elevated wooden walkways. The suites boast floor-to-ceiling glass walls, timber decks for private dining and a magical outdoor shower. Lodge facilities include a spa, a gym and a swimming pool in the main lodge area.
Welcome to one of Australia’s most stunning holiday destinations, Tropical North Queensland. A beachfront luxury resort on famous Four Mile Beach surrounded by 147 hectares of lush tropical gardens, 2 hectares of sparkling saltwater lagoon pools and 18 Hole Golf course. Explore the world famous Great Barrier Reef and Daintree…
Located in the heart of Sydney’s retail and business district, this luxurious hotel is offering magnificent views over Hyde Park from many of its 557 rooms and suites. Enjoy elegant surroundings and service that goes above and beyond to create memories that last a lifetime. Everything the city has to…
Discover all Melbourne has to offer from this destination hotel at the Paris end of Little Collins Street. Along with it’s proximity to iconic sights and corporate headquarters, the hotel is just steps from top shopping, night life, and sporting venues, like the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Sheraton Grand Hiroshima Hotel is conveniently located in the city next to JR Hiroshima Station, with direct access to the bullet train and bus terminals. You’ll be in the middle of the energy and excitement of Hiroshima, along with its historic sites and architecture.
The camp offers comfortable accommodation and a unique opportunity to enjoy a real safari camp experience. The camp is only a two hour scenic drive from Olduvai Gorge Museum and Grumeti River.
A cosy mess tent islocated in the centre of the camp where meals are served. The campfire is ready every evening for appetizers and snacks before dinner.
10 tents with en suite facilities.
There are several airstrips in the National Park that receive schedule flights from Arusha as well as charter flights.
Serengeti Bushtops is a unique five star safari experience within Tanzania’s glorious Serengeti. Imagine returning from safari and watching the sun set from the comfort of your tent’s private hot tub. Consider the thrill of watching the annual migration thunder across the mighty Mara river. Or simply revel in the thought of being pampered by your butler, before enjoying our fabulous cooking in the comfort of our restaurant.. This combination of safari adventure and first class facilities has delivered Serengeti Bushtops’ unwavering promise of Wild Luxury ever since June 2010. Game drives are conducted in open 4×4’s and are accompanied by a professional ranger and a local spotter. Facilities include an infinity pool, a bar and a lounge with fireplace.
On the Laikipia Plateau, far from the madding crowds, six large luxurious villas rise above a profusion of botanical life and from their raised wooden platforms gaze out onto the surrounding savannah, swingbeds below providing the perfect shaded midday relaxation. Each villa includes in its décor original, individually selected paintings and other art from amongst Africa’s most inspiring artists. Finally, the sumptuous Segera House and perfectly-positioned Villa Segera boast similarly spectacular views and even greater privacy and luxury.
Overlooking snow-capped Mount Kenya, beautifully renovated stables form the core of the main area, filled with selected art of locally and internationally acclaimed African artists. Guests also have the rare opportunity to view the private collection of Segera’s owner, including a number of striking sculptures that dot the botanical garden.
Activities, all facilitated through an Experience Host and Guide, are flexible and can be tailor-made to one’s requirements and preferences. Guests are further spoilt for choice with a spa, gym and central pool. Meals and private dining are served al fresco or in the various reception rooms, the cuisine comprising Segera’s own free-range beef and organic vegetables.
Little Bush Camp is the smallest and most secluded of Sabi Sabi’s lodges. Styled with contemporary elegance, the 5-Star lodge is a showcase of safari chic in a relaxed environment. Ideal for exclusive use by small groups, there are six suites, all with en-suite bathrooms and private decks overlooking the riverbed and surrounding bush. An intimate lodge, inviting lounge and outdoor boma welcome guests to enjoy the safari of a lifetime.
Deep in the bushveld overlooking a waterhole and an open plain, lies a lodge that pulses to the rhythm of Africa’s heartbeat. Bush Lodge has earned a reputation of a “luxury home in the bush”, service excellence, personalised attention and offers an unrivalled 5-Star family safari.
Each stunning air-conditioned suite features sumptuous linens and fabrics, beautiful leather and wood furnishings, and an en-suite glass fronted bathroom with indoor and al-fresco shower leading onto a private patio.
Families with children of all ages are welcome and well-catered for at Bush Lodge and at the EleFun Centre where fun and games with trained caregivers are aimed at nurturing a deeper understanding and love for the surrounding bush.
There is ample space to relax, unwind and savour the tranquility of the bush. The two swimming pools and enormous covered viewing decks overhanging the Msuthlu riverbed are an invitation to cool off in the filtered water or sit in comfort while spotting game at the nearby pan. An exquisitely furnished lounge, atrium and intimate bar area are perfect meeting places for friends old and new. As an extra indulgence, the Amani Spa at Bush Lodge offers the ultimate African spa experience.
Sabi Sabi is home to an astonishing variety of wildlife – including over 200 mammal and 300 bird species. Morning and evening safaris are enjoyed in open safari vehicles where close encounters with the Big 5 are a regular occurrence.
A subtle mix of Andalusian sumptuousness and Moroccan art de vivre, the Riad Fès reflects its prestigious past and the refined civilisation to which it belongs. This majestic palace is an authentic example of Hispanic-Moorish architecture, boasting four harmoniously styled patios and panoramic views of the magical spectacle of the…
Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok, a modern stylish hotel centrally located in the Sukhumvit area of Bangkok, only ten minutes away from the Asoke Sky Train (BTS) and Sukhumvit Underground (MRT) stations. Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok’s location offers its business and leisure guests easy access to Bangkok’s major shopping areas, parks and city…
Riad Adore is a cool, chic, contemporary 10-bedroom riad in the very best area of the Medina, close to the souks, the monuments and the main square. Newly restored by the celebrated architect Christophe Simeon, Riad Adore offers guests discreet luxury and first class service in the very heart of…
This international five star hotel is spectacularly situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, overlooking a private marina and adjacent to the world famous V&A Waterfront with its dazzling selection of over 69 restaurants, coffee shops and bars, 400 shops and 11 cinemas.
It’s as close to the water as you can be and in addition to the magnificent views, guests enjoy superb service, free broadband, the award winning Quantum spa and fitness centre, the choice of 177 luxurious rooms and the benefit of having Tobago’s Restaurant, Bar and Terrace right downstairs. Whether you enjoy an icy cocktail on the terrace, relax at the rim flow pool or indulge in a spa treatment you are guaranteed a memorable experience.
If you are considering a function, the hotel offers three banqueting and meeting rooms: Two modular air-conditioned conference rooms equipped with the latest audio visual and technical equipment, catering for up to 140 delegates. The Harbour View room, overlooking a private marina is a function room ideally suited to hosting events ranging from wedding receptions to cocktail parties and banquets. This is one of the few event rooms in Cape Town to boast an exclusive seaside boardwalk. The Harbour View room can accommodate 100 guests for banquets and up to 300 guests for cocktails. The Captain’s View Boardroom can seat up to 16 guests, equipped with latest audio visual equipment.
If you can tear yourself away from the hotel however, the close proximity to the CBD, the Cape Town International Conference Centre, The V&A Waterfront and Cape Town’s beautiful beaches and many tourist attractions make the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront the perfect location for either business or pleasure.
Nestled in the hills, Quinta do Brejo is situated in the county of Mafra, in the parish of Santo Estevão das Galés. The property is located close to Malveira and is about 15 minutes away from Ericeira and 30 minutes from Lisbon. An inviting rural setting, ideal for a relaxing…
Overlooking the city at 71 meters above sea level, is an enchanting hotel, Quintinha São João. Set amidst subtropical gardens in a privileged residential area, just 1.2 km away from Funchal downtown and main services, the charming hotel is ideal for a unique holiday, a romantic honeymoon or a memorable…
Queen Victoria Hotel is a luxuriously appointed, deluxe boutique hotel in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The overall look does not only reflect the hotel’s unique location but also encapsulates the luxurious style and attention to detail that defines small, luxury retreats around the world. The hotel has 35 luxurious rooms and suites, including a presidential suite with a generous terrace for al fresco entertaining.
The Manor House, is annexed to the Queen Victoria Hotel. The suites at The Manor House enjoy unrivalled and uninterrupted views of Table Mountain, each with their very own
private patio or Juliet balcony. Guests can expect in-room amenities by Molton Brown as well as
exclusive butler service. The Manor House has a private dining room,
which can accommodate up to four people, coupled with a range
of facilities and activities offered at Newmark’s adjacent properties;
the Victoria & Alfred Hotel, the Queen Victoria Hotel and Dock House
Boutique Hotel in the same precinct
One&Only Hayman Island offers a front-row seat to the Great Barrier Reef and a world of leisure and adventure. One&Only Hayman Island offers elegant resort living in beautifully appointed rooms, suites, villas and penthouses nestled among expansive pools, lush gardens and two kilometers of pristine white sand.
The resort is located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, offering astonishing natural beauty, restorative peace, indulgence and adventure. Nestled at the northernmost point of the Whitsunday archipelago, beyond verdant cliffs reaching into endless sky, here is a place where the beauty of nature inspires each day.
Discover Africa, just as it should be. Oliver’s Camp – in the remote southern reaches of Tarangire National Park – has just 10 beautifully appointed safari tents in a spectacular location close to the game-dense Silale Swamps and overlooking a flood plain of the Minyonyo Pools.
Oliver’s was inspired by the trailblazing camps that pioneered the early days of safari. It gives you direct access to the dense concentration of wildlife you will find year-round in this remote region, as well as the chance to enjoy walking safaris and fly camping. Oliver’s is intimate and personal, staffed by a world-class team that has worked together for many years to perfect a safari experience that guests consistently rank among their best.
Old Havana is the central area of the original city of Havana. The city walls of the original city are the modern boundaries of Old Havana. Founded in 1519 by the Spanish, Havana features superb architectural structures, with many treasures from the city’s long and colorful history. The old center…
Lodge. A garden oasis situated only 7 km form the city center of Arusha business district. The lodge lies within easy reach of all amenities, yet it provides the perfect haven for visitors seeking a more tranquil venue.
24 rooms with en suite facilities.
Activities: Museum visit, shopping, game drives in Arusha National Park, relax in the pool
Nearest airstrip: Arusha Airport 20 minutes away and Kilimanjaro International Airport 60 minutes away.
Ol Donyo Lodge is located on the Maasai-owned Mbirikani Group Ranch, comprising of 275,000 acres of wilderness between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks and bordering Chyulu Hills National Park. This stunningly beautiful area is incredibly diverse, and often has spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The 16-bed lodge is a harmonious blend of contemporary and rustic, merging the landscape into each suite. Designed for a wide appeal, the lodge is a perfect getaway for families, honeymooners or multi-generational groups. What makes it a standout is its notable variety of activities – from cultural visits, good quality wildlife viewing, hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking – ol Donyo Lodge is a place to feel Africa, and get out from behind the wheel. Add to this the lodge’s creature comforts of fine dining, massage, infinity pool, star beds and multiple lounges, and it is a place to relax and unwind for days.
North Island is a place of barefoot luxury for those seeking an unspoilt, spectacular tropical retreat. There are only 11 individually handcrafted guest villas on the entire island, each constructed to create a sensorial experience in surroundings of understated elegance and providing a unique atmosphere and distinct flavour of the Seychelles. The Presidential Villas (villas 1 to 10) each have a study or second bedroom, forming the perfect space for children; Villa North Island (Villa 11) is an ideal getaway for a couple. All the villas are built directly on the eastern beach.
A lounge, dining room and library, scenically located health spa and gym, world-class dive centre, and a rim-flow swimming pool are all built into a granitic outcrop. A sunset bar and restaurant are tucked away on the western beach of the island. Activities include biking, gym, guided walks, snorkelling, fishing, boating, sea kayaking, and scuba diving. North Island has created a signature style that combines natural beauty with sheer luxury, a rare experience in harmony with the environment.
Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge is situated beneath the majestic Oldeani Volcano, and boasts easy access to both the untamed wilderness of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, as well as the simple pleasure of a ramble through 500 acres of farmland.
Ngorongoro Farm House was inaugurated on February 20th 2003, and is offering 52 room cottages, 49 standard rooms and 3 suite rooms, all with ample space inside, built on the style of an old colonial farm and rustically decorated with local materials and full of details of good taste, with the purpose of offering our clients an imaginary journey to the life of the days gone.
The M/V Evolution is a mega-yacht that has a 1920s look and provides high levels of comfort and safety while exploring the exotic Galapagos Islands. Vacationers get to experience a close encounter with nature on land and in the water.
The M/V Evolution accommodates up to 32 passengers with…
Moshi is the beautiful coffee producing centre of Tanzania but the main reason tourists come here is to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, whose snow-capped peak towers over and clouds often blanket the little town. For those not wanting climb you can get a feel for the expeditions just by being there…
This is a unique opportunity to experience and explore the Tarangire and Manyara ecosystem.
Maramboi Tented Camp offers permanent camp facilities and endless vistas of rolling golden grasslands and palm lined desert between Tarangire and Manyara Lake. A visit to the area is essential for anyone interested in evolution and the origins of Mankind and an explanation of the Rift Valley and Africa’s big picture. It is a complete semi desert experience focusing on safari walks and game drives.
40 spacious tents built on ample wooden decks, among them there are 26 standard rooms, 10 suites and 2 units with 2 rooms interconnected, ideal for families with children. They all have en suite facilities and private veranda with 24 hours 220V electric lighting.
Mara Plains Camp is a one-of-a-kind, seven tent camp located in the private 35,000-acre Olare Motorogi Conservancy, on the northern boundary of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. This intimate tented camp blends the finest wildlife viewing with outstanding hospitality and guiding. No other camp offers the extensive traversing area of Mara Plains Camp, with access to a total of 100,000 acres of private conservancy land as well as the world-renowned Masai Mara, home to the Great Migration. Olare Motorogi Conservancy has an incredible density of big cats and only one guest bed per 350 acres, leaving the land unadulterated for the wildlife to roam and thrive. By day and night, the camp is a sanctuary for resident species, including many of the Maasai Mara’s 300 bird species. After dark, larger mammals frequent the camp and Maasai warriors escort guests to and from their rooms. Hippos snorting and leopards barking often provide the night’s chorus. The camp itself has only seven tents, each with deep canvas canopied ceilings, rough-hewn wood floors and accents of East Africa’s rich safari history. Each guest tent comes with Swarovski binoculars and a professional Canon camera and lenses.
Mara Bushtops & Spa
The words “exclusive” and “luxurious” are often exaggerations: at Mara Bushtops they fit like a glove. Watching from your own 100 square metre private deck as an abundance of wildlife congregates around the adjacent salt lick is, literally, unforgettable. Having your butler draw your hot tub after a spectacular game drive is heavenly. Delving into the well-stocked wine cellar and enjoying superb cooking simply adds to the magic. Together, these experiences create an oasis of five-star luxury, blending peace with adventure
The award-winning Amani African Spa Village at Mara Bushtops takes Wild Luxury to new heights. It adds luxurious pampering, peace and tranquility to the excitement of game watching, culinary excellence and the comforts of the Camp.
Mara Bushtops boats a sensational location in front of the largest natural salt lick in the Masai Mara and perched on the side of a hill, with a scenic valley to one side. Set amid the Bushtops private Conservancy bordering the Masai Mara, Activities such as walking safaris, night game drives, off road game drives, sun downers, bush breakfasts are part of the experience. Game drives are conducted in open converted 4×4’s and accompanied by a professional Ranger and local Masai spotter.
High above the city, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is a five-star luxury hotel with views to take your breath away. Conveniently located in Nihonbashi, Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo enjoys a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking city skyline. Surrounded by chic boutiques, 157 spacious rooms and 21 stunning suites designed…
This campsite is set in a forest along the Marangu Route. Mandara Huts can accommodate up to 60 campers at a time. The campsite relies on solar lighting and features a dining hall and ablution facilities.
MalaMala Game Reserve consistently produces the most exciting wildlife experience this side of the equator! The Safari Industry’s blueprint to the luxury photographic safari, MalaMala has been custodian of this massive thriving tract of land since 1927.
MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa. Comprising 13 300 ha (33 000 acres), MalaMala shares a 19 km (12 mile) unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, and lies strategically sandwiched between the National Park and the Sabi Sand Reserve.
Every aspect of the Main Camp and Sable Camp is designed to appreciate and enjoy the view of the surrounding wilds. Pathways wind their way along the perimeter of the camp to reveal individual ochre colored units tucked into the greenery which flanks the Sand River. Massive trees and rolling green lawns are filled with birdsong, with the occasional antelope or elephant which seeks the succulence of greenery.
This small, intimate camp embodies all that is best about the Okavango Delta – breathtaking beauty, remote, peaceful island location, abundant game and varied landscapes. Add in the warm hospitality of the people of this region – who are stakeholders in the ecotourism success story of the Okavango – and you have a winning (and beautiful) combination.
With access to varied, game-rich habitats, this six-tented camp nestles beneath the trees of an ancient island forest. A floating jetty connects land with water, and the wildlife experience can include sightings of sable and wild dog.
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Float along a crystal-clear Okavango waterway by mokoro as you scan for reed frogs and waterlilies. The hot air balloon safari is another highlight for seeing wildlife from new heights!
Linkwasha Camp lies in a private concession near the Ngamo Plains in Hwange National Park. Hwange is known for its prolific summer or green season game viewing, and Linkwasha adds an extra dimension during the dry season, when wildlife streams to drink from the pan immediately in front of the camp.
Nine luxurious en-suite tents (eight twin and one family) make this the most exclusive of Hwange’s camps. The multi-level main area shares the same unimpeded views, and day and night safaris in open 4×4 vehicles, walks and village visits let guests get to know their neighbours, both animal and human.
INSIDER TIP – Enjoy the thrill of getting your feet on the ground on a walking safari in the company of Linkwasha’s knowledgeable and highly experienced safari guides.
Surrounded by magnificent cerulean mountains and nestled in the heart of the medina, this luxurious riad enjoys a privileged position in one of Morocco’s most unique destinations. Many of the bright and spacious suites enjoy views of the surrounding peaks and the bustling medina. The terraces offer spectacular views, making…
Les Jardins des Skoura is surrounded by a magnificent garden, featuring a number of different trees and fragrances. Accommodations include five spacious bedrooms and three suites, all with air conditioning. On winter nights, the convivial dining room is warmed up by a lovely chimney fire. The onsite restaurant features refined…
Centrally located in downtown Chiang Mai within walking distance of many restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues, Le Meridien Chiang Mai offers accommodation in sophisticated rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini-bars, tea/coffee making facilities, and in-room safes. Bathtubs and showers are featured in the en-suite bathrooms.
Leeu Estates, an exclusive five-star boutique hotel property with 17 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, takes central position on 68 hectares of vineyards, landscaped gardens and fynbos (indigenous vegetation) in the Franschhoek valley. Located between the mountainside and river, just minutes away from the village of Franschhoek, it is the ideal setting for an elegant and sophisticated private hideaway, offering superb comfort, fine dining and platinum service. At the centre of this working wine farm is the meticulously refurbished 19th-century Manor House with its six rooms and suites. There are two rooms adjacent to The Manor House, and the remaining rooms and suites are located in spacious cottages among the gardens, oak trees and vineyards.
An expression of love, the Bokkie Garden is very close to owner Analjit Singh’s heart. The Afrikaans word bokkie means small buck but is also a term of endearment used by South Africans, comparable to ‘beloved’ or ‘sweetheart’. Pivotal to the Franchesca Watson designed garden with its herd of small buck is ‘Reflective Resonance’ by acclaimed sculptor Angus Taylor. It is a powerful piece in bronze and Belfast granite that is set to become a Franschhoek landmark.
La Dimora degli Angeli is a charming and intimate B&B, in a beautiful setting with a view of the Cathedral, private bathrooms and the highest quality comforts. Each room has its own style, with unique wallpaper, furnishings and decor with different influences and design, where everything comes together to create…
Just a 10 minute easy drive out of Arusha town in lies a mysterious yet spiritual and very scenic crater lake named ‘Duluti’ by the local Meru people. On its shores stands another stunning reason to visit Arusha, Lake Duluti Lodge. Named after the crater Lake it straddles, Lake Duluti…
Kubu Kubu Tented Camp, is an exciting new addition to Tanganyika Wilderness Camps’ collection of luxury safari accommodation. With a modern African appearance, creating a fresh, sleek, yet comfortable ambiance. Situated in the stunning central part of the Serengeti, the camp will be strategically positioned in one of the main migration areas so that guests can enjoy this awesome natural wonder from the comfort of their tents.
There will be 25 spacious en-suite tents which will offer absolute comfort, exclusivity and a genuine African bush experience. In the central restaurant guests will be able to enjoy exceptional food and wines, and the cozy lounge area has been creatively designed to give an atmosphere of intimacy and exclusivity. There will also be a swimming pool in which to relax after a long game drive. Internet access will be available in the camp with Wifi in the central area. Accommodation will be on a full board basis.
Kitela Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge situated on top of a valley overlooking a coffee plantation, the Eastern wall of the Ngorongoro crater and a beautiful waterfall. It consists of 20 spacious suites in cottages built in the style of an old colonial farm offering guests a relaxing, quiet atmosphere surrounded by beautiful gardens. Includes pool and massage threatment cabins.
Kitela Spa offers guests simplicity, respect for local traditions and sustainable ecology in a perfect African setting. Stimulate your senses and enjoy the ultimate in indulgence in our spa. Kitela Spa offers a selection of treatments for the sheer bliss of relaxing the body, mind and soul.
Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp is situated on the north eastern shores of Lake Eyasi at an altitude of 3,400 feet (1,040M), with sweeping views toward the Rift. Across this seasonal soda lake, the Alipi escarpment wall rises 2,000 feet up into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area providing a stunning backdrop. The…
Kibo is a little basecamp set in the Kilimanjaro National Park. Climbers set camp here before leaving for Uhuru Peak. Accommodation at Kibo is provided in dormitory rooms that caters to 60 people in a stone house.
Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa is an exclusive tropical retreat located close to Cairns Airport, Kewarra and near the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding rainforests. The hotel offers a variety of deluxe en suite bungalows and bridal suites. Facilities and services include outdoor pool, restaurants, bars, special diet menus, free…
The Kasbah Bab Ourika stands on an exceptionally beautiful landscape in the Atlas Mountains, only 35 minutes from Marrakech’s International Airport. On its hilltop, at the apex of the Ourika valley, it looks down to the river, green fields and groves of olives, oranges and lemons, and up to the…
Facing the snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro and the endless African savannah, Kambi ya Tembo offers fantastic views. Sinya, a concession of about 600 square km, bordering Kenya at Amboseli National Park, offers spectacular landscapes with magnificent views of Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Ol Doinyo Longido and Ol Doinyo Orok. A unique nature and cultural experience.
The camp consists of 14 tents each with private en suite bathroom facilities. You can sit and watch the natural world pass by from the ample sun decks. The semi-arid land of Sinya and Elerai has an abundance of natural riches and is home to some of the largest elephants in East Africa.
Activities include game drives, walking safaris escorted by Maasai warriors, interaction with the local maasai including participation in ceremonies if available.
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is a luxury hotel boasting contemporary accommodations that blend comfort and luxury with Melbourne heritage. A unique combination of historic opulence and cutting edge Melbourne style, the hotel incorporates 253 exquisite guest rooms and suites. Ideally located in Melbourne CBD’s bustling financial district on Collins Street,…
Nothing less than a natural paradise will do — a paradise where one connects completely with the sacred energy of the mountain. In Inkaterra’s vacation paradise and luxury boutique hotel, a pueblo of luxurious whitewashed bungalow nestles into terraced hills. Spa services use sublime natural essences, and a first-class restaurant boasts stunning views of the rushing Vilcanota River.
An intimate 85-cottage luxury hotel in sprawling Andean style village within the secluded 12 acres of exquisite beauty, where guests follow stone pathways to their rooms, located in comfortable one- or two-story whitewashed casitas.
HOUSE of WAINE is an 11-bedroom property on 2.5 acres that blends the elegance of gracious living with the spirit of modern Africa in an exclusive and serene setting. Our aim is to provide our guests with an experience that exceeds all their expectations of city hotels and is punctuated by personalised, friendly and excellent service and cuisine in beautiful surroundings.
Located in the peace and quiet of Karen, House of Waine still retains much of the charm of a family home. Guests are assured of a relaxed and informal atmosphere where they can be free to do as much or as little as they like. Upon entering the gates one is transported to another place, one with a gentler, quieter pace, a private retreat where the only noise one will usually hear will the be the sound of the local birdlife.
Set in a marvelous native park and surrounded by stunning Volcano’s (some active and some asleep) and right along the shores of the peaceful Liucura river. Every day guest will meet around the cozy fireplace or at the fruit bar with the excursion manager – who has a passion for the wildlife and fauna around Pucón – to discuss and arrange the activities or excursions for the next day. Pucón simply offers the best in adventure – be it to explore the many untouched natural parks by horse, to climb with an experienced guide on top of the Volcano, to fight the lively water on a kayak or enjoy a fun day river rafting in the Trancura river – it will always be a fun and unforgettable experience at Hotel Vira Vira.
Situated in the heart of the historic centre, Hotel Navona Roma enjoys a privileged position only a few steps from Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Campo de’ Fiori and the other main tourist attractions in the Eternal City, all within walking distance. Stay at Hotel Navona and immerse yourself in history….
The Hotel Petit Palace Museum Barcelona is a hotel near Plaça Catalunya square in Barcelona , designed especially for business, couples and family holidays, designed to make the most of Barcelona. The hotel is located in the Casa Garriga Nogues , a beautiful modernist building It noted for its eclecticism…
The Horombo Huts are set along the Marangu Trail. This campsite can accommodate up to 120 campers. The Horombo Huts has bathrooms as well as a dining area and a shop selling refreshments.
The Grimaldi is an ideal place from which to discover the beauties of Nice. Located right in the centre of the city, guests can explore the beaches on foot, the Promenade des Anglais, Place Masséna and the flower market. The Grimaldi is defined by a warm atmosphere dominated by surroundings…
Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan is a traditional hotel in the historic center of Takayama, just steps from the morning market of Takayama, offering personalized attention, thermal baths and Japanese cuisine with carefully prepared Hida beef. There is free pickup in Takayama JR station is a 3-minute drive, and free WiFi throughout…
Hallmark House offers residents the opportunity to live a select lifestyle. For investors, it is a unique opportunity to own property designed by David Adjaye, OBE, one of the top architects in the world. The overall concept of the building is to create layers of experience. The luxurious living space…
The Grand Hôtel Roi René Aix-en-Provence Centre hotel is a 5-minute walk away from the Cours Mirabeau and the center of Aix-en-Provence. The hotel offers 134 bright and cozy rooms with a calm and relaxing atmosphere, ideal for unwinding after a pleasant day in sunny Provence. The rooms feature a…
Gibb’s Farm is located on the forested outside slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, overlooking the centuries old Great Rift Valley. It is an excellent base from which to explore the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara, which can be done as easy day trips from the farm.
Gibb’s Farm is a working Tanzanian coffee farm, established in the late 1920’s and refurbished as a warm, rustic luxury inn. From well appointed cottages overlooking the magnificent gardens, guests can relax and savor the tranquil environment.
Gibb’s Farm imparts a sense of well being, tranquility and history, deeply rooted in East African culture and community, a welcome retreat for a few days’ respite while on safari or for an extended vacation or honeymoon getaway.
The 21 cottages each feature a unique theme, richly appointed with eucalyptus floors and handcrafted furniture. A cottage with a common living area and two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms is available for families or couples travelling together.
Inside, beautiful architectural details, such as the farmhouse’s original wooden beams, and colorful artwork reflect the inspiration of local African artists. Outside, the farm’s organic vegetable garden and terraced flower gardens provide a wonderful setting for afternoon tea or a quiet walk to impart a sense of contentment and well being.
This exclusive boutique hotel is situated on the outskirts of Franschoek in a wonderfully restored manor house and former perfumery dating back to 1890. The hotel offers a world-class on-site restaurant, two pools, and 26 luxury rooms and Villas Suites. Most rooms lead out onto a private balcony or patio with magnificent views of enchanting vineyards and majestic mountains. The Villa Suites are extremely luxurious and boast a fireplace, air-conditioners, 2 balconies, and many more unexpected luxuries. An hour’s drive from Cape Town makes it the perfect getaway for anyone visiting the Western Cape.
Frances’ Lodge is a country guest home set on a hill across from Siena. Its unbelievable view looks out over the old walled city. The area called Santa Regina takes its name from a little church that was built as a small convent in the year 1200. This has always…
The Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains is situated on the cusp of the dramatic Jamison Valley, in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. It is located only one and a half hours drive west of Sydney. The panoramic Fairmont Resort is the pinnacle of luxury accommodation in Leura, a…
Situated on a lake, the resort is close to the Salto Chico Falls. All the rooms boast jetted tubs and offer room service and rainfall shower heads. Hair dryers and safes are also available to guests. The smoke free resort features a restaurant, an indoor pool, a spa tub, free WI-FI access in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle is also provided. Other amenities include a sauna, massage and treatment rooms, as well as dry cleaning.
Explora Atacama is located in the Ayllu de Larache near the village of San Pedro de Atacama. The 17-hectare grounds comprise 20 indigenous plots, some with timeworn pathways and buildings that Explora is committed to preserving out of a profound respect for the area’s original inhabitants.
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Located within the neighborhood of majestic houses of the Rabat medina, the diversity and richness of the areas “Dar Bargach”, named by its builder and original occupant, is a distinguished model that relates the way of living of the noble families in the traditional “Rbatie” society. Deep in a finite…
Eolo is a country lodge, comfortable and spacious like the ancient Patagonian “estancias”, but with modern comforts. Accommodation at the Eolo Lodge consists of 17 suites with different views of the Lago Argentino, La Anita valley, the Torres del Paine or Rico branch.
Featured at the lodge is a…
Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue sanctuary and rehabilitation center located in Northern Thailand, providing a natural environment for elephants, dogs, cats, buffaloes and many other rescued animals. There are different types of visits open to travellers and volunteers including the short park visit, where guests can observe bathing…
Pitched on a major wildebeest migration corridor in the Central Serengeti, Dunia Camp offers easy access to the scenic Moru Kopjes and superb sightings of the big cats, leopard and rhino that roam the forests on the fringes of the Seronera River.
Dunia is a tranquil semi-permanent camp with just eight spacious tented suites, each with expansive views of the pristine wilderness and game-filled plains from a large private veranda. Attention to every detail is balanced by a graceful simplicity in harmony with the serene location. Enjoy an exclusive Serengeti safari with superb sightings of resident game and migration viewing twice a year, and round it all off with a sunrise hot-air balloon flight.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa, is a symphony of natural wellness. This lodge is a perfect luxury retreat for travelers who seek respite from the stress of daily life by providing a seamless natural immersion experience which showcases the beautiful elements of Costa Rica’s traditional rural farms and countryside homes…
‘DumaTau’ means ‘roar of the lion,’ but it is likely to be the elephants which make the greatest impression here. Its location in the Linyanti and on the banks of Osprey Lagoon position it squarely at the epicentre of Botswana’s elephant herds that are dotted across the northern regions. Other wildlife abounds, and there is a great variety of species to be seen in the contrasting habitats.
Eight twin guest tents and two family tents have views over the lagoon, and the floating sundowner deck symbolises the light footprint of a camp run solely on solar power.
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The Linyanti is recognised as an IBA (Important Bird Area), so the hides and platforms in the area are ideal for bird watching and photographing wildlife.
Framed by lush olive groves and ancient ruins of the medina walls, Dar Roumana invites you to experience the richness and comfort of a traditional Fassi Gueshouse. Relax with a book and glass of moroccan mint tea on the spacious sun-drenched roof terrace with a spectacular view of the entire…
Set against the iconic outline of Table Mountain, with panoramic views over the city and Atlantic Ocean, Cape Royale Luxury Cape Town Hotel provides an enclave of luxury and refinement right in the heart of South Africa’s most beautiful metropolis.
The Cape Royale is a landmark hotel in Cape Town.
A haven of staggering beauty and timeless tranquillity where abundant wildlife roam free, Bushmans Kloof is set in the heart of the Cederberg Mountains, only 270km from Cape Town. Here wide open plains, majestic rock formations and crystal clear waterfalls provide a natural playground to set the scene for a unique wilderness experience.
Renowned equally for its warm, caring service, exceptional hospitality, and delicious organic cuisine served in breathtaking settings, the 5-star Relais & Châteaux lodge has won many international awards, including being voted as Best Hotel in the World. Exclusive and totally private, it boasts 16 rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the surrounding wilderness, in addition to Koro Lodge, a private villa in a secluded location within the reserve (4km from Main Lodge).
A South African Natural Heritage Site, Bushmans Kloof is a sanctuary to more than 130 ancient Bushman rock art sites and home to many endangered species of flora and fauna. Exhilarating activities include nature drives and walks, mountain biking, canoeing and swimming in rock pools. At the Spa inspiring holistic healing and wellness focus deeply rooted in nature offers solace for body, mind and spirit – inviting guests to reconnect to nature, restore and recharge in this place of natural wonder.
Set in a tranquil plaza behind Cusco’s main square, this former palace and convent emerged from years of restoration to become an exclusive hotel.
Step past walls of Inca stones and into a cloistered courtyard with an ancient fountain at its heart. Then be surprised as contemporary Cusco comes…
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a timeless resort hotel located in the heart of Cape Town. The garden estate setting is an urban sanctuary, complete with two heated swimming pools, rolling lawns and secluded rose gardens. Several accommodation wings offer a variety of 198 individually decorated, elegantly appointed rooms and suites. The contemporary Planet Bar and Restaurant offers guests a true South African gastronomic experience, and the newly refurbished Oasis Bistro offers guests a Mediterranean inspired al fresco breakfast and lunch menu. Extending the emphasis on pleasure is Librisa Spa – a destination day spa boasting eight oversized treatment and shower rooms, separate manicure and pedicure rooms, and a sun-splashed conservatory.
Set in Miraflores, one of Lima’s most exclusive residential areas, Belmond Miraflores Park is an all-suite hotel offering breathtaking views out to the Pacific Ocean. Its state-of-the-art facilities, spacious accommodation and pampering services make it the perfect hotel for both corporate and leisure guests. In Travel + Leisure World’s Best…
Located in Lisbon’s creative hub, between bohemian Bairro Alto and cosmopolitan Chiado, the Bairro Alto Hotel celebrates art and design throughout. The luxurious rooms, spread across five floors and affording views of Luis de Carnões Square, Rua das Flores or Rua do Alecrim are done in traditional Portuguese hues. Flores…
The Ozone Hotel boasts a truly unique location, set along the foreshore of one of South Australia’s most pristine coastlines, overlooking stunning, panoramic views of Nepean Bay, Kangaroo Island. Boasting 77 uniquely furnished rooms, the Ozone Hotel offers a variety of rooms, suites, apartments, townhouses and penthouses to accommodate all…
Located in the middle of a verdant coffee plantation, Arusha Coffee Lodge is a sanctuary of aromatic tranquility and a welcome retreat after a long international flight, or the dust and excitement of a thrilling bush safari.
Take residence in one of 30 luxury wooden chalets – 12 Plantation Suites and 18 Plantation Rooms – nestled amongst the surrounding gardens and sea of coffee trees.
Turning off the road, a tree-lined drive guides you to the warm and inviting main area with its quiet understated aura of luxury. Vibrant gardens, a spa, and a swimming pool await, and a restaurant, Bacchus, and café bistro, 3° South, boast menus to satisfy the most discerning of palates, successfully fusing international culinary prowess with locally-sourced ingredients.
Visitors are also welcome to enjoy convenient gift shopping at the Traders Walk Boutiques, located on site. Browse through a collection of five boutiques offering arts and crafts, jewellery, clothing, gourmet coffee and cakes and traditional Swahili food.
Located on the beach and nestled in eleven acres of rainforest with private trails and two tree-shaded sandy beaches, Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base from which to explore the area.
It has 38 guest rooms including ocean view apartments with two bedrooms and three full bathrooms. All guest roms offer spectacular views of the Manuel Antonio National Park, the Pacific Ocean and the tropical rainforest.
Close to Mount Alarken’s summit and located on a natural balcony 800 feet above sea level, the luxurious hotel is found in all its splendor, amidst a 100 hectares of native forests of lengas, ñires and coihues, which are home to diverse species of fauna and flora, offering the perfect…
The landmark Alvear Palace opened in 1932 as a luxury hotel for European visitors and continues to exude Belle Époque splendor. Located in the exclusive Recoleta neighborhood, which comprises elegant boulevards and leafy parks, the hotel has grand French-inspired public areas, with crystal chandeliers, velvet fauteuils and gilded-wood-paneled walls. Guest…
In the heart of Tropical North Queensland, Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore combines the elegance of tropical interiors with the comforts of modern living. Offering a selection of 69 spacious (room sizes from 85m2) one, two and three bedroom suites plus the luxurious four bedroom Alamanda Suite. With floor to…
Agriturismo Marciano: simply exiting, unique, totally exclusive. Agriturismo Marciano offers you the possibility to experience the tranquil and peaceful life in the gorgeous hills of the Tuscan countryside, in the homely atmosphere of a farming family, in a small concern that produces wine and oil according to organic methods, just…
Located in a prominent position on Victoria Square, Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury is considered to be one of Australia’s historically important buildings. The hotel complements heritage listed architecture, historic charm and unique event spaces, with modern comforts and facilities. It features 70 guest rooms, including studios and one or…
The 1872 River House is situated in Ribeira, on the Wall of Bacalhoeiros facing the Douro River. There are eight rooms, some facing the city streets, others facing the river. All rooms feature different characteristics and are comfortably furnished for a pleasant stay. Both contemporary and traditional, the River House…
Banoka Bush Camp is named in honour of the River San, or Banoka, ancestors of the Khoi and the earliest settlers of the Okavango Delta. It is situated in the Khwai Development Trust Community Concession, on the banks of the Khwai River; this incredibly diverse area hosts a wealth of wildlife.
Built along the tree-line overlooking a lagoon, the whole camp is raised off the ground to take in the view. Accommodation is in ten en-suite tented rooms each with a private veranda. The main area consists of a lounge, dining area and plunge pool and deck. The camp is 100% solar powered.
Activities include guided game drives, walks (depending on qualified guide availability) and traditional mokoro rides that allow one to float down the Khwai’s secretive channels. Fishing with a limited supply of basic equipment is on offer seasonally on a catch-and-release basis.
The legendary Mana Pools is known for its wildlife rich flood plains and magnificent views of the Zambezi River, with the Zambezi Escarpment in Zambia as a dramatic backdrop to the scenery. The river boasts some of Africa’s most amazing tiger fishing and adventure canoeing safaris, creating the perfect combination of beauty and fun and making this World Heritage site a must-visit national park.
Zambezi Expeditions offers one of the best ways to experience Mana Pools on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. The 12-bed luxury mobile camp is set up prior to your arrival. Comprising of 6 twin bedded mini-meru style tents with en-suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and al fresco bucket showers, the camp gives luxury camping a new definition by virtue of its simple yet elegant and comfortable furnishings. A 6-bedded camp consisting of three tents can be set up for a single group on special request.
The camp has a minimum stay of two nights for a minimum of two people and is the perfect combination to include with Kanga Camp for an overall riverside and inland experience.
Activities include game drives, walking safaris, canoeing safaris, fishing and bird watching.
A modern-style safari camp that wouldn’t look out of place in an architecture magazine, Vumbura Plains is designed and operated in total empathy with its diverse surroundings. Partnerships with local communities in this region of the Okavango Delta have created empowerment opportunities while allowing guests access to its many treasures.
Fourteen light, airy guest rooms feature designer fittings and touches of unabashed luxury, including private plunge pools and salas, and indoor and outdoor showers. Safari activities focus on day and night game drives through a variety of game-rich terrains. Seasonal water activities can be very rewarding, to say nothing of a hot air balloon safari.
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Secure a spot at the telescope for exceptional viewing of birds and wildlife. If you are lucky you may even catch a glimpse of the resident otter family!
The Victoria Falls Hotel, popularly known as “the grand old lady of the Falls”, is situated in the Victoria Falls National Park, and is a member of the exclusive Leading Hotels of the World group. It is one of only three IS0-accredited hotels in Zimbabwe. The Edwardian-style five-star hotel combines the charm of the old with the convenience of the new. Set in lush tropical gardens with lily ponds, palm trees and semi-tropical shrubs, it provides the tranquillity and seclusion that many guests seek. The famous Victoria Falls are just a ten-minute walk away using the hotel’s private pathway, and “the smoke that thunders” or “Mosi-O-Tunya” in the local dialect, is clearly audible and visible from this luxurious landmark.
Located in the legendary Mana Pools National Park, Ruckomechi enjoys incredible views across the Zambezi to the towering escarpment on the Zambian side of the river. Ana trees provide both shade and seed pods that are beloved of elephants, meaning that these charismatic creatures are never far away.
Guest accommodation consists of ten spacious en-suite tented units, including two family units, and open 4×4 vehicles, motorised pontoon boats, canoes and good old safari boots facilitate the wildlife viewing. The camp even features a secluded outdoor bath for a luxurious sensory experience. Ruckomechi is open throughout the dry (winter) season.
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A boat cruise along the mighty Zambezi is a wonderful way to see wildlife and waterbirds from a different perspective. For the more adventurous – there’s the option of canoeing along this famous river!
Chitabe’s location places it at the heart of a complex and beautiful mosaic of habitats, and this diversity results in Chitabe being one of the most storied of all Botswana’s areas. Experienced, passionate guides are inspired by the intricate and dynamic landscapes to deliver wildlife experiences few other locations can match.
Eight elevated, Meru-style guest tents provide the perfect human habitat, while a stroll along the elevated walkways connecting them to the main area is a safari experience in itself. Day and night drives and guided walks showcase the varied wildlife and landscapes of the Okavango margins.
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Learn more about the wild dog packs of the area; if you’re lucky you’ll see some of these endangered carnivores.
Imagine an unspoilt island within a pristine Marine National Park. Miles of deserted beaches with soft white sand. Sparkling turquoise seas, crisscrossed by local dhow boats plying their trade. Swaying palms, gentle breezes, sunny days and star studded nights. Welcome to Azura Benguerra Island.
Built entirely by hand in partnership with the local community, we have just 20 spacious ’beach-chic’ designer villas, each with their own private pool stretching out to the Indian Ocean beyond, and located a few steps from the pristine white sand beach. They offer our discerning guests every comfort, with handcrafted king size beds, feature bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers, air-conditioning, daybeds, lounging decks and salas right on the beach. They were designed for the ultimate getaway in this magnificent beach paradise.
Our 2 bedroomed Villa Amizade is perfect for families, friends, or those requiring a little more relaxation space, with the benefit of its own lounge and dining areas, ‘wine bar’, and larger swimming pool. The 3 bedroom Presidential Villa has its own beachfront location for complete seclusion and privacy. It has a magnificent master suite, as well as 2 further en-suite bedrooms, and is perfect for a family stay. There is a vast infinity pool, great entertaining space from the lounge bar to the treehouse deck, and a private chef and Mozambican villa host for the ultimate in personalised service during your stay with us.
We offer a vast range of guided activities and experiences for you to enjoy, including world class snorkelling, fishing and scuba diving from our Padi 5 star dive centre. Take a tour of the island, visit the community, and the school that our Rainbow Fund registered charity built for the islanders. Go Island hopping by boat or by helicopter, enjoy a cocktail in your beachfront sala, drinks in the star bar, dinner in our wine cellar, or a relaxing massage at our unique African Spa. Your days are tailored around your wishes, to do as much or as little as you would like. Our ‘designed to give back’ ethos, whereby we support a range of community initiatives for our décor items, is evident throughout Azura, and provides an added area of interest for our guests.
At Azura, we believe that dining is all part of the experience, from breakfast at the water’s edge, to a full service picnic on a sandy island, or romantic dining on a candle-lit beach beneath the stars. Our Mozambican hosts take huge pride in their innovative dining set-ups, and little touches to make your stay special. They are what our guests comment about the most, and are there to personalise your stay, as well as providing a unique insight into all things Mozambique.
With wonderful cuisine, ever smiling Mozambican service and a vast range of activities and experiences, Azura Benguerra Island is the perfect island escape. How you spend your time with us is your choice, but getting the small things right that will make the difference is ours.
Somalisa Camp is set in the heart of Hwange National Park, and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. Nestled in a stunning location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, Somalisa provides guests with breath-taking views of the savannah plains across the famous Kennedy Vlei line. Recently re-built, Somalisa Camp has upgraded its level of accommodation to that of complete comfort and luxury whilst still maintaining its focus on the guiding and hosting of guests to ensure the ultimate guest experience.
Consisting of seven elegantly furnished Sail Tents with gauze sliding doors, a glass wood-burner fireplace for the cold winter nights, and an overhead fan for the hot summer days, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets, an indoor and outdoor shower, as well as a copper slipper-style bathtub. The main decking area includes split level decking with a separate lounge and dining area, as well as a small splash pool for guests overlooking the “Elephant Pool” and a natural waterhole where herds of game congregate to drink and where guests can relax whilst soaking in the African bush.
Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.
Nestled on a private quay in Cape Town’s bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront between a working harbor and the serenity of an international yacht marina, Cape Grace showcases the essence of the Cape, whilst staying true to the warm atmosphere and personalized levels of service that have for years defined the hotel. Cape Grace is centrally located, with quick and easy access to the airport, city center and popular tourist destinations. From the globally inspired offerings of the hotel’s restaurant Signal, to the whisky, wine and cocktail treats that await below deck at the popular Bascule Whisky, Wine and Cocktail Bar, to the African delights that surprise at The Spa at Cape Grace, the hotel is dedicated to surpassing expectations.
Ellerman House is the quintessential urban retreat for discerning luxury travellers wanting complete exclusivity in Cape Town. Located in Bantry Bay, the small, privately owned hotel offers spectacular Atlantic Ocean views against the dramatic backdrop of Lion’s Head. Clifton’s sheltered beaches are within walking distance, while local attractions such as the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway and V&A Waterfront are 10 minutes by car. Originally a private residence, the historic Cape Edwardian-style mansion has 13 individually decorated rooms and suites, terraced indigenous gardens overlooking the ocean, and two ultra-modern villas. Enhancing the entire property is the owner’s extensive collection of original South African art.
The latest addition to the Grootbos portfolio, this luxury villa is hidden in the natural wonderland of the reserve with 6 elegant suites, a private butler, chef and guide. It has incredible views of the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay. The villa is for exclusive use only, and is truly one of the most luxururious villas in South Africa.
Embedded in the natural wonderland of Grootbos the Luxury Villa comprises 6 elegant suites with mesmerizing 180°views of the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay and Hermanus. Guests can relax in 1000 square meters of utter luxury and exclusivity while they enjoy two lounge areas, dining room, media room with big screen and projector, wine cellar, outside BBQ area, private pool as well as a fully equipped kitchen.
For the duration of your stay, a private guide, chef and butler will be available to fulfill your exclusive needs and allow you to be embraced by the true Grootbos experience!
With wraparound views of the ancient Ubombo mountain range, andBeyond Phinda Mountain Lodge balances itself majestically above its panoramic surroundings. The 24 rooms scattered along the mountainside offer complete privacy and luxury. There’s no end to the choice of taking in the view – spacious verandas with private plunge pools and layered guest areas each provide their own magnificent outlook. Delicious Pan African meals are enjoyed in the dramatic stone and reed boma, lit by the warm glow of dozens of candles and lanterns.
Johannesburg’s upscale Sandton neighborhood is the city’s business center where many major international companies house their headquarters. Its heart is Nelson Mandela Square with its large, six-meter sculpture of the country’s first democratically elected president. The Michelangelo, a retreat in the square’s bustle, overlooks this leafy enclave. The Renaissance-style hotel is venerated for its easy access to the neighborhood’s shopping, dining and entertainment, many located in the adjacent square. Guests can take advantage of a fitness center with personal trainers, a sauna and heated indoor pool. The spa is acclaimed, especially for its grass-covered sundeck. Expert but unobtrusive service has long made the hotel a leading choice for travelers.
Boulders Lodge is at the forefront of contemporary African style inspired by the geometry of the rough boulders amidst which it is built. Innovative design and natural hues accentuate a sense of space that flows in from surrounding vistas through floor to ceiling glass walls. Gloriously appointed in dappled shade on the banks of the Sand River. Open, organic fluidity in gentle, neutral and monochrome tones unites in and outdoors to create a comfortable Zen appeal.
We have 4 self-catering units and 7 double/single units. In the main house there is a luxurious lounge as well as a large dining room where our Excellent cuisine is served. Each room has a private balcony or patio and full axcess to the pool and entertainment area. Beautiful gardens and relaxation areas make for a relaxing experience.