Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa
Chobe National Park, Botswana
The luxury Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa was built around an 800-year-old baobab tree on the banks of the Chobe River. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature tea/coffee-making stations, satellite TV, a mini bar, hairdryer, mosquito nets, and electric insect repellants. Savor delectable African cuisine at the on-site restaurant, sip a cocktail at Savuti Bar, or grab a snack at the Boma Terrace. After a day of game viewing, retreat to the swimming pool that seems to disappear into the Chobe landscape. For a truly unique experience, visit the resort’s salon — located in a treehouse.
Iganyana Tented Camp
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
With its unique combination of adventure and luxury, Iganyana Tented Camp safari lodge is as authentic as it gets, but makes no compromise on comfort. In a private concession, a few minutes from Hwange National Park, the rest of the world feels far away as you connect to the enchantment of the African bush. Spacious, custom-made safari tents feature air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms. Spend your days enjoying safari activities, watch the sunset while soaking in the outdoor swimming pool, and relish evenings around the fire pit and watering hole that's well-frequented by elephants.
The Wallow, Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
This new Vantage-exclusive safari lodge is on a private concession inside Victoria Falls National Park. Enjoy sumptuous soft furnishings, glass-fronted, air-conditioned tented suites with bespoke toiletries, soft bathrobes, hair dryer, tea/coffee station, and your own private wooden deck. Tables laid with white linen and lit with candlelight add a touch of romance to The Wallow’s dining terrace. The nearby mud wallow, after which it’s named, is frequented by elephants from Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust, a Vantage Cares Initiative, and we’ll be able to watch them enjoy a mud bath.
Lions Rock Rapids Camp
Kruger National Park, South Africa
A serene safari lodge close to Kruger National Park, Lions Rock Rapids Camp offers a convenient location and an off-the-beaten-path experience combined with pure comfort. Each of the 21 safari tents has luxurious amenities, en suite bathrooms and private patios. With its restful setting on the banks of the Sabie River, nature is the star. View the peaceful river from your patio, stroll on the grounds to spot the prodigious birdlife, enjoy a meal by star and candlelight in the riverside boma, or sip a drink while listening to the sounds of the African night.
Johannesburg, South Africa
We’ve selected the favorite luxury hotel of international visitors to Johannesburg for your special adventure. Located in the heart of the exclusive Sandton district in the city’s northern suburbs, the Hilton Sandton
is the epitome of style and timeless hospitality. From the superb rooms furnished in understated luxury, to the top-notch restaurant and well-equipped fitness center, this is a hotel that will provide the perfect respite after a day of exploring. While you’re here, be sure to take in the African sunset while enjoying a cocktail on the hotel’s upper level San Deck.
Black Rhino Game Lodge
Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa
Set within Pilanesberg National Park, this game reserve boasts 10 high-ceiling standalone suites which each feature private bathrooms, large soaking tubs, private outdoor showers, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and TVs. Onsite facilities include a rustic restaurant and bar, a common kitchen, and a covered patio with three pools.
Ivory Tree Game Lodge
Pilanesberg, South Africa
This luxurious lodge in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve exudes sophistication while blending perfectly with its rugged surroundings. Each of the thatched rooms is impeccably furnished and features air-conditioning, a patio, and en suite bathrooms with a bathtub and shower. The main lodge is inviting, with a cocktail bar, fire pit, dining room, an outdoor pool, and an award-winning spa. When you’re not out on a safari activity, consider trying quad biking or archery.
The Cullinan Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa
Elegant and stylish, the Superior First Class Cullinan Hotel is located in the most sought-after part of the city, packed with restaurants, bars, shopping, and museums. The hotel offers a free shuttle to the celebrated V&A Waterfront, just a few minutes away. Rooms are tastefully furnished and designed for maximum comfort, incorporating world-class amenities with contemporary emphasis. Guests have access to a host of services and facilities, including great dining, a fully equipped fitness center, outdoor heated pool, and world-class boutique spa.