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2 Friends Beach Hotel

Entebbe, Uganda

Rest and relax at this intimate hotel just minutes from Entebbe Airport before or after your Uganda safari adventure. Choose a room with lakeshore views looking at the lapping waters of Lake Victoria, and enjoy the laid-back ambiance of the waterside beach bar.

From $63 per night

Bed Count 32
Lodging Type Beach/Coastal, Hotel
Amenities Air Conditioning, Cell Phone Signal, Wi-Fi

54 On Bath

Johannesburg, South Africa

A Johannesburg stopover in this 5-star hotel epitomizes elegant luxury at its best. Enjoy the terrace garden and outdoor pool with city skyline, champagne bar and fitness club. It’s linked to a stylish shopping mall for retail therapy.

From $205 per night

Bed Count 150
Lodging Type Hotel
Amenities Air Conditioning, Cell Phone Signal, Hairdryer, Pool, Wi-Fi, Workout Room

Abu Camp

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Beside a lagoon deep in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Abu Camp offers emotional interaction with habituated elephants; walking with the herd, interpreting behavior and understanding conservation. As well as game drives, mokoro canoe trips and tented suites with private plunge pools.

From $2,048 per night

Bed Count 12
Lodging Type Tented - Permanent, Private Concession
Amenities Hairdryer, Laundry, Pool, Wi-Fi, Workout Room

Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel

Windhoek, Namibia

On a country estate once growing vines, four different accommodation types wrap around a heritage building, creating an inviting courtyard. Old-world elegance meets new-world expectations, with two restaurants and popular Sky Lounge; perfect for cocktails overlooking Windhoek’s rolling hills.

From $124 per night

Bed Count 82
Lodging Type Hotel
Amenities Air Conditioning, Cell Phone Signal, Hairdryer, Wi-Fi, Workout Room

Amalinda Lodge

Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe

There’s something ‘Flintstones’ about this rocky refuge among majestic granite boulders of the Motobo Hills, said to emanate spiritual energy. Hike to San Bushmen rock art, track endangered rhino, or relax on a lounger by the pool-with-a-view. Families friendly activities.

From $487 per night

Bed Count 18
Lodging Type Lodge
Amenities Cell Phone Signal, Hairdryer, Laundry, Pool


Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia

The tented suites of this intimate camp overlook a Zambezi channel, whose riverbanks are visited by big game, like elephants. Go game viewing, bird watching, boating and fishing, day and night game driving, and walking.

From $850 per night

Bed Count 8
Lodging Type Tented - Permanent
Amenities Pool


Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia

It's not unusual for elephants to wander through this Zambezi riverside camp. It’s wonderfully wild, yet with comforts like large tented suites and private plunge pools. Go on safari by vehicle, boat or on foot for big game sightings.

From $1,050 per night

Bed Count 24
Lodging Type Tented - Permanent
Amenities Hairdryer, Laundry, Pool, Wi-Fi

Angama Mara

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Located high in the ‘Out of Africa’ Rift Valley escarpment, this has two intimate camps with sweeping savanna views and colonial country club interiors. A private track descends into the Masai Mara for superb game viewing and seasonal wildebeest migration

From $1,350 per night

Bed Count 60
Lodging Type Lodge, Tented - Permanent
Amenities Cell Phone Signal, Hairdryer, Laundry, Pool, Wi-Fi, Workout Room

Arusha Coffee Lodge

Kilimanjaro & Arusha, Tanzania

In the rolling foothills of Mt. Meru lies this verdant coffee estate, whose lavish plantation houses have romantic four-poster beds. It’s a relaxing start or end to Tanzania’s big game safaris, with the aroma of coffee never far away.

From $348 per night

Bed Count 60
Lodging Type Hotel
Amenities Cell Phone Signal, Hairdryer, Pool, Wi-Fi

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