Silky Oaks Lodge - Australia
A gateway to Tropical North Queensland, the elegant Silky Oaks Lodge on the Mossman Gorge River offers accommodation in a fine array of river and tree houses designed to connect guests with the surrounding nature. All tropically inspired units have marble bathrooms and tasteful furnishings made of rosewood and oak, and some of the upgraded suites come with spectacular rainforest views and terraces/balconies furnished with daybeds and hammocks. Further amenities at this eco-luxury lodge include an award-winning spa inspired by the surrounding Daintree Rainforest, and the open-sided Treehouse Restaurant, where guests can enjoy romantic riverside dining while savoring delicious Australian cuisine and wines.
Madikwe Safari Lodge - South Africa
Built in perfect harmony with the wild, breathtakingly beautiful natural surroundings, Madikwe Safari Lodge offers exclusive game lodge accommodation in the heart of South Africa’s stunning Madikwe Game Reserve. This family-run retreat consists of three different lodges, the largest of which boasts 12 beautiful suites with private plunge pools, outdoor showers and magnificent viewing decks. Interiors are appointed with rustic chic décor, reflecting the red, tawny hues of the African landscape.
Tinga Lodge - South Africa
Perched on the banks of the Sabie River, in the heart of Kruger National Park, Tinga Lodge is one of Lion Sands’ most luxurious accommodations. Consisting of 9 huge suites and a dazzling array of public spaces that open out onto fabulous wooden decks, the lodge is one of those rare places where luxury and wilderness blend marvelously together. Guests are greeted with grand, colonial-inspired interiors decorated with rich dark woods, and each spacious suite has its own plunge pool or viewing deck overlooking the river. For indoor recreation, there’s a classy library filled with stately leather couches and African literature.
Yacutinga Lodge - Argentina
Nestled in Argentina’s Misiones jungle, only 50 miles from world-renowned Iguazu Falls, the eco-friendly Yacutinga Lodge offers charming, traditional accommodation in independent lodging modules spread across 4 hectares of unspoilt nature. All accommodations are built in perfect harmony with the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings and decorated in a genuine rustic style with locally-sourced materials. The lodge has its own swimming pool, organic restaurant and private wildlife refuge.
River Lodge - South Africa
Perched on the banks of Sabie River, within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in Kruger National Park, River Lodge offers topnotch accommodation in 20 luxurious rooms, all complete with sprawling wooden decks that allow for fantastic views. The design is a contemporary approach to traditional South African colors and textures, with sumptuous king-size beds, free-standing tubs, outdoor rainfall showers, and soft furnishings in calming cream and beige hues.
Tongabezi Lodge - Zambia, South Africa
Scenically located along the Zambezi River, near the famous Victoria Falls, Tongabezi Lodge offers upmarket and authentic African experiences. The luxury camp consists of 10 houses and cottages, each with its own character, private valet and gorgeous surroundings. The African-inspired interiors feature beautiful open-plan design and traditional furnishings made from locally-sourced materials. Meals consist of fresh seasonal food and are served in various open air decks across the camp.
Chem Chem Lodge - Tanzania
Part of Tanzania’s Chem Chem safari camp, Chem Chem Lodge offers wildlife, exclusive accommodation, gourmet food and state-of-the-art spa facilities on the shores of Lake Manyara, near the Tarangire National Park. Guests can choose from eight tent-style suites stylishly decorated with vintage furnishings and inspiring pieces of art. All units are appointed with upscale bathrooms, outdoor showers and private terraces with day-beds and magnificent lake views. The luxurious property is fitted with a wonderful restaurant, bar, lounge, pool and an enchanting Amani Spa.