Lion Sands Game Reserve Treehouses
In addition to its exquisite lodges, the fabulous Lion Sands Game Reserve boasts three magical treehouses, all set amidst the wilderness and majesty of South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve. With only one open air bush bedroom elevated on a former photographer’s platform, the Chalkley Treehouse invites guests to sleep and dine in complete privacy under the African stars. Equally staggering, the Tinyeleti Treehouse offers alfresco riverside accommodation on a 50 sq m deck provided with a lavishly comfortable bed, torches, and a small dining area. Built entirely from wood and glass, the Kingston Treehouse is a luxurious sanctuary with stylish, contemporary décor, a full bathroom, and all sorts of night predators roaming wild at your feet.
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.
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.
Tree House at Tongabezi Lodge
One of the most charming accommodations at Tongabezi Lodge is the Tree House - an impeccably designed open-plan suite built in an ancient Ebony tree. The views over the Zambezi River are fantastic from every corner, and the décor is a creative fusion of African fabrics, furnishings and artworks with quirky Asian coffers and Turkish carpets. Special features include a lovely private terrace that extends over the water, and an indulgent open-air bathtub for your exclusive use.
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.
The Outpost Lodge - Zimbabwe, South Africa
Remotely located in the heart of Makuleke Contractual Park - a stunning wild natural area somewhere between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, the Outpost Lodge offers luxury accommodation in 12 individual suites overlooking the Luvuvhu River and the vast expanse of untouched wilderness beyond. The hotel’s rooms feature beautiful African-inspired decors mixed with contemporary elements, and gorgeous outdoor terraces appointed with daybeds. Moreover, there’s an excellent range of Massage Therapies available on site, and a dazzling array of dining venues where guests can indulge in delicious local cuisine and lovely South African wines produced by the owner himself.