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Where can you go for the best safari experience?

By LLM Reporters on 23rd December 2019

Experience impressive luxury lodges in the beautiful Sabi Sands in 2020.

Head to the beautiful Sabi Sand game reserve in South Africa for the opportunity to explore your adventurous side while spotting the Big 5.

And look no further than Ulusaba, which features an estate of impressive luxury lodges; some spectacular properties, which are perfect for groups of friends or families with children looking for that once in a lifetime trip.

Ulusaba Lodge in South Africa

The Estate

Voted Number 1 amongst all the top resorts and safari camps in Africa by Condé Nast Traveler readers, Ulusaba Estate offers three unique luxury properties. Ulusaba Rock Lodge and Cliff Lodge boast some of the best views in the Sabi Sand, perched up high with breath-taking panoramic views for miles; the ideal position for spotting roaming wildlife in a luxurious setting. Safari Lodge is built along the banks of the dry Mabrak riverbed and a stay here really feels like you are right in the heart of life in the bush.

Safari Lodge

Safari Lodge is a superb location for spotting the Big 5

The spectacular Safari Lodge allows you to get close to the action and explore the wonderful wildlife that Sabi Sands has to offer. Rooms all feature a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom, while elephant rooms provide guests with a private deck and river rooms feature a private plunge pool. The treehouse suites provide fascinating views of the animals as they stroll past on their way to the nearby watering hole, so have your camera ready at every moment!

Experience treehouse luxe living at Safari Lodge

Rock Lodge

Indulge your senses at the spa

Each of the rooms at Rock Lodge has a different design reflecting African tribal influences and style and all are set against a glorious backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains in the distance. There are ten bedrooms and suites available for up to twenty guests and all rooms include a king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and either a private balcony or terrace, while two of the suites also feature a private pool.

Wake up in one of the sumptuous suites with private pool at Rock Lodge

Cliff Lodge

Incredible and spacious lounge area, making the absolute most of those stunning views

Cliff Lodge can be found within Rock Lodge and is perfect for guests with children who are looking for additional privacy. One of the luxury suites consists of two bedrooms with spacious lounge and kitchen and there is also a mini spa, gym and an outdoor deck with a pool to soak up the glorious views.

Cool off with a dip in the private pool

Dining

Experience fine dining with a view, the magnificent dining area

You and your guests will be spoilt for choice on where to dine during your stay at Ulusaba Lodge. All meals can be served in a variety of locations across the estate. Opt for one of the grand dining rooms or eat alfresco, either on one of the terraces or beside your private pool. All beverages are also included including a top quality wine and fine champagne.

Enjoy majestic dining in luxury surroundings

Spotting the Big 5

Ulusaba Lodge is located in the fantastic Sabi Sands, the oldest private game reserve in South Africa. With its elevated position and panoramic views, grab a pair of binoculars to see what animals you can spot. As part of the resort activities, you and your guests can partake in twice daily game viewing with an expert guide. Travel with them in your private game vehicle throughout the bush as you explore rare sightings and take up the challenge of spotting the Big 5 with cameras in hand.

Seek out the local flora and fauna from a plush luxurious setting

Resort Facilities

If you ever tire from looking out at those stunning views or spotting the fantastic wildlife there are lots of exclusive activities that you can discover. Young travellers of all ages will adore the Cub’s Club, while adults can indulge in the spa, gym or take in a game or two of tennis on the private courts.

Book a stay at Sabi Sands with Edge Retreats. With insider access to the world’s finest luxury villas – Edge Retreats work across the globe to bring you exceptional properties in 50 countries.

Phone: +44 203 355 6077
Website: edgeretreats.com

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