South Africa Safari Lodges

South Africa safari lodges cater to the many travelers on a South Africa vacation who choose to experience a safari. There are numerous national parks and game reserves throughout the country where safari tours are offered, and visitors will find a variety of South Africa safari lodges to choose from. When staying at a South Africa game lodge, you can expect excellent service, beautiful natural surroundings, and comfortable luxury accommodations.

One good example of a safari lodge in South Africa is the Motswari Game Lodge. The Motswari lodge is located in the Timbavati Nature Reserve, which is part of the larger Kruger National Park. Kruger National Park is South Africa's largest game reserve, spanning 7,332 square miles (18,989 square km), and it's home to lions, African elephants, rhinoceros, Cape buffalo, leopards, giraffes, cheetahs, zebras, impalas, spotted hyenas, African buffalo, and more. At this four-star South Africa game lodge, there are fifteen luxury en-suite bungalows, which feature air-conditioning and fans. Safari tours can be taken with professional guides and trackers, and during these tours you could see some of the Big Five (lions, leopards, black rhinos, Cape buffalo, and elephants); afterward, relax by the swimming pool or in the on-site library.

Another popular park among tourists is the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa's Northwest province. This malaria-free reserve is home to the Big Five game species, and it is easily reachable from cities such as Johannesburg and Pretoria. One of the South Africa safari lodges to consider if you travel to Madikwe is the Motswiri Safari Lodge. The five-star lodge offers five luxury bush villas, all with air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor rock showers, ceiling fans, fireplaces, and private wraparound decks. The main building offers indoor and outdoor lounges, a wraparound viewing deck, a dining room, and a swimming pool. This South Africa game lodge overlooks a watering hole where elephants often can be seen; you'll see even more wildlife by taking a guided safari tour.

There are many luxury safari lodges in South Africa to consider, but one that's particularly popular is the Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge. The Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is located in the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, which in turn is located in the southwestern section of Kruger National Park. The lodge is one of four Sabi Sabi lodges, and if you don't want to sacrifice any luxury just because you're in the middle of a game reserve, this is one to consider. The thirteen suites feature custom-designed furniture, an en-suite glass-fronted bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers, a private plunge pool, and butler services. There is an indoor/outdoor dining area that overlooks a waterhole, a library, art gallery, garden, and 6,000-bottle wine cellar. In addition, the lodge is home to the Amani Spa, where you can enjoy massages and other body treatments. When it comes to choosing a luxury safari lodge in South Africa, this one will not disappoint.

No matter which of the country's many parks and reserves you choose to visit, rest assured that there will be numerous South Africa safari lodges to choose from. Deciding on the level of luxury you want to enjoy will help you narrow down your search to the perfect safari lodge in South Africa for your trip. Seeing the country's range of wildlife is one of the quintessential things to do on a South Africa vacation, and in addition to seeing the larger cities and historical sites, you'll want to make sure that you set aside time in your itinerary for this unrivaled experience.

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