Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve: Accommodations

Located in Sabi Sand Reserve, South Africa

The four lodges—Bush Lodge, Selati Camp, Little Bush Camp, and Earth Lodge—each have a distinctive character and ambience. All suites include air-conditioning, en suite bathrooms, fans, hairdryers, a sitting area, telephone, safe, Wi-fi, and tea/coffee making facilities.

Earth Lodge

Earth Lodge is built into and of the landscape, so blended into the scenery that elephants have been known to wander onto the roof. Adobe walls and rugged wood décor achieve modern elegance in each of the 13 suites; all feature glass-fronted bathrooms, indoor and alfresco showers, and a secluded plunge pool with lounging chairs facing the bushveld, so that you might catch sight of an impala or a springbok while enjoying a swim.

  • 13 suites including the Amber Presidential Suite, each with a private plunge pool
  • Amani Spa with treatments that incorporate local minerals and herbs
  • A variety of dining venues, including the garden, a boma, and a wine cellar with South African vintages
  • Library, boutique, and fitness center with views of grazing wildlife
  • Zen meditation garden
  • Day bar and pool bar

Bush Lodge

The 25 suites at Bush Lodge are sprinkled along a meandering waterway, each spacious and secluded in nature. En suite bathrooms include large tubs and outdoor showers. The lodge common areas are spacious and comfortable, with broad views of a watering hole where wildlife often passes by. Beyond game drives, there are a wealth of activities for families and groups. The Elefun Center engages kids in fun, hands-on learning projects—and also doubles as a fully equipped home schooling center for children of lodge staff.

  • 25 suites, including a handicap accessible suite, 2 luxury villas, and a Presidential Suite
  • Two swimming pools
  • Elefun Center, with Junior Tracker and Junior Ranger programs for younger and older children
  • Dining available in the safari lounge, a reed-enclosed boma, and on the viewing deck
  • Amani Spa with treatments that incorporate local minerals and herbs
  • Boutique that sells safari gear and handicrafts
  • Children of all ages are welcome.
  • Triples are available; some suites can be configured to accommodate two children.

Little Bush Camp

Ensconced in the bush at the edge of a riverbed, Little Bush Camp is a secluded oasis of style and comfort with inspired African décor. Each of the six thatched suites feature a private deck with a day bed and heated spa bath looking out on the riverbed. The beautiful design elements of the main lodge include a fireplace plated with copper coins and curtains of metal and glass.

  • 6 thatched suites with an outdoor spa bath and private deck
  • Common space with bar and lounge
  • Swimming pool
  • A variety of dining venues, including on the riverbed, in a boma, or in the main lodge

Selati Camp

Lit by flickering lanterns and reminiscent of the steam trains that once passed nearby, Selati Camp evokes the spirit and fancy of the colonial gold rush period. The thatched suites and intimate common area are decorated with turn-of-the-century furnishings and set under tall trees with expansive views of the bushveld. This lodge is ideal for honeymooners and small family reunions.

  • 8 elegant thatched suites, including a presidential suite and a honeymoon suite
  • Suites feature private balconies with lovely views, a bathtub, and an indoor and outdoor shower
  • Common space with bar and lounge
  • Swimming pool
  • A variety of dining venues, including a boma, a farmhouse kitchen, and the wildlife viewing deck

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