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Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge
Why we like it
- Located in the private game reserve of Sabi Sabi
- A romantic luxury safari lodge reflects the bygone era of the explorers
- Eight opulent suites
- Activities include morning and afternoon game drives in open 4x4 vehicles and bush walks
- Small and intimate camp offering exceptional personal safari experience
- Knowledable guides and expert trackers
- Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge is ideal for couples and families with older children who require a relaxed, personalised and exquisite safari experience
Dinner in the intimate outdoor boma lit by oil lanterns under the spectacular African skies is the perfect way to the end of the day in the African bush.
Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.
- FJ, Perthshire
Sabi Sabi's intimate all-suite Selati Camp, furnished with a historic Railway theme and 19th century charm, meticulously created as an authentic home in the bush, is the most unforgettable of all African experiences. The railway theme extends from original steam engine name plates, signals and other memorabilia in the lounge, to collector's pieces in each room and shunter's lamps lighting the way to the suites. Originally created without electricity to preserve the ambience, Selati Camp now has overhead fans and air-conditioning, while the camp is still lit at night by the gentle flicker of oil lamps, the warm glow of fires and the spectacular canopy of the Southern night sky. There are eight luxury thatched suites, each with full bathroom and private alfresco shower, blend perfectly into the surrounding bush. Home-cooked cuisine is served on decks built over the river-bed, in the open air "boma" or in the "farmhouse kitchen". For travellers who desire privacy and space choose the Ivory Presidential Suite. It offers turn of the19th century colonial grandeur in the form of original antiques, a draped four-poster bed, private terrace, and fireplace. The magnificent en-suite bathroom, complete with Persian carpet and antique chaise-longue, also features a very private pool as well as private safari activities. Selati combines turn of the century elegance with an exceptional personalised safari experience.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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