Southern Africa Safari Resorts

The days of roughing it in the wilds on a safari are long gone. If you’re headed to Southern Africa, here are our recommendations for the best luxury safari hotels, destinations and lodges in each region. These are our experts’ top picks for where to stay when checking off the Big Five and more, from luxury hotels to private reserves and rustic tented camps.

Location

Umlani Bushcamp
Umlani Bushcamp
3 Star Hotel
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Hoedspruit
South Africa
Badplaas Forever Resort
Badplaas Forever Resort
2 Star Hotel
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Mpumalanga
South Africa
Sabi River Sun Resort
Sabi River Sun Resort
4 Star Hotel
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Hazyview
South Africa
Moditlo River Lodge
Moditlo River Lodge
5 Star Hotel
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Hoedspruit
South Africa