Singita Sweni

The Lebombo Mountains are a 500-mile-long narrow range in Southern Africa, falling under the wilderness protection of Greater Kruger. Within this area a remote concession of 37,000 acres was exclusively granted to Singita for a unique eco-luxury model in low-impact, private safaris. This highly-prolific wilderness region named Lebombo Concession is hihgly regarded amongst rangers for its phenomenal numbers of game and rare sightings of rhino. Over the past years, Lebombo has been established as one of the most game rich areas in Africa and a fantastic place to spot varied wildlife in just a handful of days.

Enjoy the intimate excusivity of the 6-suite Singita Sweni Lodge, amidst the lush banks of Sweni river. The mountainous desert ecology of the reserve offers diverse wildlife and plentiful birds. All six suites at lodge as well as the scattered lounge areas and dining deck at main lodge offer the perfect spot from which to observe antelope and birds drawn to the Sweni River. Full lodge kitchen comes with a Head chef and famed Singita wine cellar.

Perfect setting for private use of an entire safari lodge, specially-designed for family safaris or couples travelling together. Get even closer to nature with Guided safari walks and biking trails, or take a fun archery lesson.

All suites overlook the Sweni River and wilderness. Built of glass and wood the suites surround you with the beauty, light and sounds of the riverine forest full of shy antelope, and the antics of hippo and crocs in their water habitat. A prolific birder’s paradise, common as well as rare resident species are frequently sighted from the step-out viewing deck of your suite. The master bedrooms have a writing desk with glass doors opening to the balcony and lush wilderness outside. In addition to a full indoor bathroom with his and her vanity, deep soaking tub and a glass-walled shower, the suites also feature a romantic outdoor nature shower built with wooden floor and an extra powder room at the entrance to the suite. A full mini bar is stocked with your favorites and is complimentary along with in-room wifi.

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The Lion Sands Luxury Treehouses

There is something exciting and romantic—even atavistic—about spending a night sheltered among the branches of an old leadwood tree. Few places in the world can offer such a treat—an experience not spoiled by the knowledge that the safety of the main lodge is only 5 minutes away.

The treehouses are completely private and secluded and in each a bedroom is set up to accommodate a single or sharing guests for the night, with secure access and as many of the modern comforts as possible.

Indeed the furnishings are more than perfectly adequate for a wilderness experience. The three tree houses are beautifully designed and are provided with vanity necessities, including the mosquito net is romantically draped on the four-pillar bed.

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Step back in the time when gold prospectors and explorers passed through the Lowveld, enjoy the intimate and tranquil haven on the wilderness and experience Africa’s ever-changing landscapes; from the clear light of dawn and the pastel haze of late afternoon, to the fiery sunsets and sudden onset of night. For more than 35 years, Sabi Sabi has evolved, protected and respected the wilderness in its care, and emerged to become the award winning icon it is today – a wildlife oasis in the heart of the African bushveld offering incomparable luxury at each of its four, 5-star lodges.