Okavango Delta, Botswana — Lavish enclave facing a picturesque savannah floodplain in an area teeming with wildlife near the northwest tip of Chief’s Island. The camp consists of two separate facilities connected by elevated walkways: Mombo, with nine stylish guest quarters; and Little Mombo, with three.
Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa — Refined riverside enclave about five minutes’ drive from Singita Boulders Lodge, comprising 12 expansive air-conditioned suites that evoke the colonial era with antique furniture, handwoven fabrics, 19th-century prints, wood fires and African artifacts.
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania — Intimate, comfortable camp of just six tents overlooking a huge U-shaped bend of the Mara River and providing a front-row seat from which to observe the annual wildebeest river crossings.
Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa — Deluxe riverside enclave under a canopy of ebony trees on its own private game reserve adjacent to Singita. The five independent, family-run camps (totaling 32 chalets and suites) are connected by trails.
Okavango Delta, Botswana — Luxury camp amid a shady grove of trees overlooking an immense lagoon on Chief’s Island. Pavilions are raised on stilts and feature polished teakwood floors, sturdy canvas ceilings and siding, insect-proof net windows and French doors offering access to private verandas.
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — Ideally located on the exclusive western side of the Maasai Mara National Reserve, this idyllic camp, comprised of 14 “tented” bungalows, overlooks the Mara River.
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya — Sumptuous property with four elegantly appointed tents, a two-bedroom cottage and a self-contained three-bedroom house within private 100-square-mile conservancy on Lewa Downs with clear-day views of snowy Mount Kenya.
Rajasthan, India — Luxury camp at the edge of Ranthambore National Park. Its 25 air-conditioned tents come with teak floors, embroidered canopies, luxurious baths, DVD players and broadband Wi-Fi, plus private walled gardens.
Chobe National Park, Botswana — Comfortable camp overlooking an oxbow lagoon in the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve (on the western boundary of Chobe National Park), with excellent wildlife-viewing and a large elephant population, especially during winter.
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