Our Top 10

Our top ten selection of the top 10 hotels and lodges in Africa are constantly updated and in our opinion the most magical places to visit. Enquire with us if you would like further information.

Maia Luxury Resort

Location: Mahe, Seychelles

Set on a dramatic hillside location, Maia is an all-villa resort. Each villa has sea views, plunge pools and very friendly butlers. There is a gorgeous spa with outdoor treatment rooms. Amazing honeymoon option.


La Residence

Location: Franschhoek, SA

One of our favorite hotels, this winelands oasis offers individually decorated rooms that are all stunning. Imagine beautifully decorated spaces, delicious cuisine, great staff, views of the mountains and a feeling of total luxury.

Bushmans Kloof

Location: Cederberg Mountains, SA

A peaceful escape and sanctuary, offering a wilderness experience that reconnects you with nature. Exceptional attention to detail, beautiful rooms and dining areas and a spa make it a perfect escape.

Ngorongoro Crater

Location: Tanzania

A fantastic lodge with a remarkable setting on the edge of a volcanic crater. The views are phenomenal and game drives in the crater excellent. There are around 30,000 animals in the crater. An amazing lodge!

Royal Chundu

Location: Vic Falls, Zambia

The first Relais & Chateaux property in Zambia set on the banks of the Zambezi River. The rooms are wonderful and there are plenty of activities on offer. A perfect place to explore Victoria Falls and visit Chobe on a day trip.

Sausage Tree Camp

Location: Lower Zambezi River

This camp is a true favorite. The activities offered are varied and include day and night drives, walking, motorboat and canoe safaris. A fabulous African experience with the comfort of staying in a luxury lodge.

Huvafen Fushi

Location: Maldives

One word…Paradise. This resort is amazing with over-water and beachfront suites. The spa is out of this world and even offers underwater treatment rooms. Everything about Huvafen we love – staff, food, activities…

Serra Cafema

Location: Namibia

This camp is tucked in the northwest of Namibia. It is expensive but it is truly one of the most special places in Africa. Enjoy quad biking, walking, desert scenery & game, boat trips and remote villages. A super-luxury camp.

Mombo Camp

Location: Okavango, Botswana

Situated on Mombo Island, this is the flagship camp of the Okavango Delta. The game viewing is incredible and the lodge itself offers genuine luxury. Mombo comes with a price tag but it an authentic super-luxury safari experience.

Chitwa Chitwa

Location: Sabi Sands, Kruger

Owner run high end lodge with 8 spacious suites all with private plunge pools. The lodge overlooks a waterhole that is constantly visited by animals. An intimate safari experience with good rates compared to similar luxury lodges.

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