Kruger National Park, South Africa- Reported by Emily Misencik for Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Sabi Sabi Game Reserve in South Africa has just relieved the hassle and stress of planning your next luxury African getaway with their new fly-in safari packages. Guests at the award-winning reserve in Kruger National Park are now able to book their flight and accommodations at the same time with the utmost ease and convenience.
The package includes flights direct to Sabi Sabi airstrip from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg with transfers to and from the airstrip. Guests also have the choice of three or four-night stays at one of the reserve’s four camp sites- Earth Lodge, Selati Camp, Bush Lodge and Little Bush Camp. The package also includes three meals a day, open Land Rover day and night game drives, and safari walks led by qualified guides.
Each lodge at the reserve has its own unique flair and feel. The newly re-designed Earth Lodge is sculpted into a slope and is described as the most environmentally sensitive lodge in Africa. The lodge has 13 luxe suites, each equipped with individually designed furniture, private plunge pool, en-suite glass fronted bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower and butler service. Guests at the Earth Lodge will also enjoy exploring the underground wine cellar, which holds over 6,000 bottles of rare wine.
The Selati Camp is perfect for couples searching for a romantic African getaway. The lodge is furnished with a historic railway theme and is filled to the brim with colonial charm. Guests do not have to sacrifice a drop of luxury as the camp has all the trimmings expected from a five-star luxury safari lodge. The camp is romantically lit by oil lamps, lanterns, and the glow of the fire, allowing couples to relax and enjoy each other’s company.
The Bush Lodge is the property’s flagship lodge and has an overwhelming abundance of warmth, vibrancy, and hospitality. The 25 thatched suites are decorated with ethnic décor and contain en-suite bathrooms featuring al-fresco and glass-fronted indoor showers with spectacular views.
The Bush and Earth Lodge also contain the award-winning Amani Spa, which features a variety of holistic body, skin, and beauty treatments. Services include signature Amani treatments like unique crystal massages, luxurious body treatments like Leraga mud detox body wraps, deluxe Babor facials, and a collection of traditional massages from Europe, the Far East and Africa.
Rates for three-nights at Selati Camp start at $2,053 per person based on double occupancy and Bush Lodge starts at $2,071 per person based on double occupancy. Rates for three-nights at Earth Lodge start at $3,439 per person based on double occupancy and a four-night stay at Little Bush Camp starts at $2,513 per person based on double occupancy