Overview of Accommodation in Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Sabi Sands Game Reserve boasts some of the most luxurious and famous safari lodges in the world. First-class fine dining, world-class wines and superb service are a feature at all of Sabi Sands’ lodges, while most also offer a variety of luxury spa, activities and wellness offerings. Between them, Sabi Sands’ lodges also offer a range of different day and night game drive options, bush breakfasts and dinners, bird watching, walking safaris and even world-class wine cellars. Below you will find an overview of the many spectacular safari lodges located in the exceptional Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

All rates on this website are for 2018:

Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Umkumbe Safari Lodge is an owner-managed and family-friendly lodge; ensuring guests enjoy a personal, rustic and real South African safari experience. It boasts ten cozy chalets with most overlooking the Sand River.

Elephant Plains Game Lodge

This owner-run lodge sleeps a maximum of 24 guests and offers excellent Big 5 game viewing, luxurious accommodation and sumptuous fusion cuisine. You can expect personal service and a warm atmosphere.

Nkorho Bush Lodge

Nkorho Bush Lodge only sleeps a maximum of twelve people in six stylish thatched chalets. The spacious rooms have en-suite bathrooms, contemporary interiors, and offer complete privacy.

Idube Game Lodge

Idube game lodge is family owned and offers just ten luxury suites. Each suite is individually decorated to provide supreme comfort and a touch of safari romance. This is a great option for an affordable African safari.

Notten’s Bush Camp

As one of the original private game lodges in South Africa, Notten’s Bush Camp offers a truly authentic African safari experience. The lodge features 8 private, beautifully appointed suites, with open plan bedroom and en-suite bathroom.

Cheetah Plains Game Lodge

Cheetah Plains is a warm and down-to-earth safari lodge that offers intimacy and exclusivity accompanied by superb service. This 8 room luxury safari lodge is the perfect place to enjoy the African bush in complete relaxation.

Arathusa Safari Lodge

Arathusa Safari Lodge is a classic-style safari lodge and offers an affordable wildlife and Big 5 Safari experience. In front of your chalet is a lake that attracts lots of wildlife: perfect for game viewing from the comfort of your chalet.

Ulusaba Safari Lodge

Ulusaba Safari Lodge overlooks a dry riverbed, a nearby waterhole and is shaded by ancient trees. The eleven rooms provide a luxurious safari experience in complete privacy and a tree house offers the ultimate in seclusion and is ideal for honeymooners.

Inyati Game Lodge

Inyati Game Lodge is situated on the banks of the Sand River providing stunning river views. The eleven en-suite chalets offer the classic bush experience in the midst of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Jaci’s Sabi House

Jaci’s Sabi House accommodates a maximum of 6 guests for exclusive-use bookings only. This thatch home is the ideal destination for the ultimate bush getaway, with access to prime game viewing areas within the Sabi Sands Reserve.

Lion Sands River Lodge

This award-winning lodge is all about nature, warmth and luxury and is situated on the banks of the Sabie River, allowing unparalleled game viewing. Thatched luxury suites overlook the unfenced African bush or the Sabie river.

Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Little Bush Camp is a luxury safari lodge for family, friends, or small groups and offers unparalleled intimacy and seclusion. It boasts six luxury suites, each with a private viewing deck and heated spa bath overlooking the riverbed.

Sabi Sabi Selati Camp

Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge reminiscent of a bygone era, infused with artefacts and vintage décor. Nights are illuminated by oil lamps and stories from the game rangers. This romantic lodge conjures up images of a time when life was a little slower, a little gentler and a lot more indulgent.

MalaMala Main Camp

Mala Mala is one of the oldest lodges in the Sabi Sands. As such, you can be sure it has one of the best locations in the reserve. Mala Mala Main Camp provides a unparalleled safari experience, while enjoying the comforts of staying in a classic South Africa bushlodge.

Savanna Private Game Reserve

This classic semi-tented 5 star lodge is a longtime favourite and much loved true South African safari lodge. Nine magnificent suites offer spacious and luxurious accommodation in an area where ‘Big 5’ sightings are very frequent.

Simbambili Game Lodge

With its Moroccan-styled suites that have been designed to blend with the environment and carefully positioned to enhance privacy, this is a must for the romantic at heart. Each suite has its own plunge pool and Sala overlooking the watering hole.

Ulusaba Rock Lodge

Perched high on a hill with stunning panoramas over the savannah. Each of the 10 rooms and suites reflect African tribal influences and style, with private plunge pools.

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge has earned a reputation of a “luxury home in the bush”, service excellence and effortless personal attention. It is located deep in the bushveld overlooking a waterhole and an open plain and has 25 suites in total.

Chitwa Chitwa

This magnificent family-owned private lodge overlooks the largest lake in the Sabi Sands. Each lake-view suite is individually decorated and features an eclectic fusion of African chic and contemporary European design to create gorgeous, unbridled luxury.

MalaMala Sable Camp

Situated at the southern end of the main camp, in a prime elevated position overlooking the Sand River and surrounding bushveld, Sable Camp accommodates a maximum of 14 guests.

Londolozi Varty Camp

Heart and soul of Londolozi, Varty has eight chalets and two superior chalets. The campfire has burned here for over 82 years making Varty Camp the symbolic heart and soul of Londolozi.

Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve

Expect to enjoy some amazing views over the African bush when staying at this award-winning lodge. Eight glass-fronted luxury suites offer private plunge pool and spectacular views over the African bush.

Rattray’s on Malamala

Mala Mala Rattray's Camp offers a safari feeling of a bygone era. It takes you back to Karen Blixen's 'Out in Africa'. This is a colonial style safari lodge, with each of the eight rooms situated on elevated sites so that there are picture perfect views over the Sand River.

Dulini Lodge

This stylish private lodge set in the sanctuary of a riverine grove offers six exquisite suites. The stylish suites have plunge pools and a shady private deck from which you can see wildlife at the dry riverbed.

River Lodge

River Lodge offers only eight luxury suites spread out along the shady bank of the Sand River. All suites are more than just spacious and have elegant bathrooms. Relax in your own private plunge pool, while enjoying the sight of a herd of elephant drinking from the river.

Leadwood Lodge

The intimate Leadwood Lodge is the ideal choice small groups of friends or family sharing an African safari. All rooms have private plunge pools, fireplace, lounge area and large game viewing deck.

Londolozi Founders Camp

The ultimate classic style Sabi Sands safari lodge. It offers a taste of the past, while offering you the best of a modern day African safari. Founder's Camp is famous for its child friendliness.

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

Earth Lodge is a safari haven, sculpted into a slope of the earth, almost invisible from its surroundings, the lodge uses texture, light and space to present a lodge like no other. It has been described as the most environmentally friendly lodge in Africa.

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

A modern style -6 suite only- exquisite lodge on the Sabie River. Indulge yourself in the huge villas, all equipped with lounge area, private swimming pool and open plan bathroom. This must be one of the best lodges in the Sabi Sands Reserve.

Londolozi Pioneer Camp

This elegant small lodge is the most secluded of the Londolozi lodges. Three massive suites can host up to 14 guests in total. It is ideal for families or friends travelling together.