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A selection of our favourite places to stay in Tanzania

Greystoke Mahale

Barefoot Beach & Bush Luxury

Greystoke Mahale Camp sits on its own secluded beach on the shores of Lake Tanganyika where 6 two-storey cottages are tucked amongst a wild date palm grove on the edge of the forest line. This is an exceptionally un-spoilt wildlife sanctuary with white sandy beaches and clear fresh water. The mountains rise up behind camp supporting lush evergreen semi-tropical forest, colourful butterflies, glades of jasmine and around 1,000 wild chimpanzees. Few camps have a more beautiful or secluded location. Read More

Mwiba Lodge

Front row seats for calving season

Set amongst stone boulders and acacia trees overlooking a rocky gorge, Mwiba’s setting has ‘wow’ factor. Located in a vast, private reserve adjoining the southern Serengeti, Mwiba hosts exceptional wildlife whilst remaining quiet and exclusive with only a handful of visitors. It’s particularly exciting at the start of the year when the migration is right on the doorstep and calving season is in full swing. With a delicate balance of cultural authenticity and remarkable wildlife, Mwiba offers an outstanding safari experience. Read More

Lamai Serengeti

Remote, private wilderness for those in the know!

Lamai sits in the remote northern Serengeti, tucked amongst the rocks high up on a hill, with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. It is just a few miles from a known crossing point on the Mara River, utilised by thousands of wildebeest during the annual migration and, with luck, guests may witness the heart-stopping drama of a crossing unfold. At Lamai Serengeti you can be as active or as relaxed as you like. Morning and afternoon game drives and walks are on offer daily, or you can simply sit and enjoy one of the best views over the Serengeti. Read More

Mnemba Island

Romantic beachside hideaway

The pristine white beaches of Mnemba, surrounded by deep blue ocean, combine to make this intimate island your own private tropical paradise off the coast of Zanzibar. While the dazzling sands and brilliant sunshine invite you to spend idle hours on shore, magnificent coral reefs create an underwater wonderland that lures you to explore the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. This exquisite private island is renowned as one of the world’s most romantic ocean destinations, offering a seclusion and rustic exclusivity unparalleled on the African coastline. Read More

Jabali Ridge

Wild, remote, luxurious

Jabali Ridge is set high on a rocky outcrop overlooking the wild beauty of Ruaha National Park and the 8 suites, hidden among rocky boulders, are designed to maximise the views of the stunning landscape. Ruaha is the largest national park in Tanzania and is renowned for being truly wild. Concentrations of lion, leopard and elephant are exceptionally high and the endangered African wild dog is often seen preying on the abundant impala. Very few visitors venture this far off the safari circuit but those in the know enjoy the luxury of pure seclusion and remarkable wildlife encounters all to themselves. Read More

Matemwe Retreat

Exclusive island retreat

Matemwe Retreat is located on an amazing stretch of private land on Zanzibar’s east coast, opposite the Mnemba Atoll. The luxury beach lodge consists of four self-contained private villas, each with uninterrupted views of the ocean. The villas have been designed to cater for those looking for pure escapism. They feature in-house dining and private butler service, a private bar area, bedroom and bathroom complete with an oversized bathtub looking out towards the ocean. Read More

Namiri Plains

Tented camp in remote eastern Serengeti

Namiri means ‘’big cat’’ in Swahili and the name could not be more apt for this camp. This area was closed to the outside world as a cheetah sanctuary for over 20 years and the result is an exceptional population of big cats, including the highest density of cheetah in East Africa. In addition, the wildebeest migration passes through this area twice annually and the giant herds are accessible from camp for three quarters of the year. Namiri Plains is a camp for safari enthusiasts wanting bush luxury, advanced guiding and a deeper wildlife experience. Read More

Olakira Migration Camp

Luxury tented camp on the move

'Olakira' means 'star' in Masai and with its sister camp, Sayari, on the Mara River, they cover the best areas of the vast Serengeti National Park. Olakira Camp moves through the southern and northern Serengeti, in areas of great wildlife concentration. From December to March, the camp is in the southern Serengeti, or Ndutu area and otherwise follows the migration path from June to November up to the Mara River in the Northern Serengeti. Either way, you get up and close to the action as much as possible! Read More

Zawadi Hotel

Coral reefs, mangroves & red colobus

Zawadi sits atop a cliff on the south east coast of Zanzibar with a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean and a beautiful cove of pristine white sandy beach. Being small and exclusive, it is a peaceful hideaway offering the best of idyllic island life on Zanzibar. The nine private villas are secluded and spacious with over 100m2 of ocean-facing space to enjoy. Lying in one of the most coveted locations on the island of Zanzibar, Zawadi is relaxed luxury at its best. A place where you can unpack, unwind and luxuriate. Read More

Gibbs Farm

Coffee estate guesthouse

Gibbs Farm is a charming farmhouse, first constructed by a German farmer in the 1930's to be the homestead of a large coffee plantation. In 1948 it was sold to war veteran James Gibb, who returned the neglected property to working order. Now a warm and inviting safari lodge, Gibbs imparts a sense of well-being and tranquillity as you take in the beauty of nature, relax into the rhythm of farm life and experience the warm hospitality of the local community. Read More

Sand Rivers Selous

Riverside camp for a total Africa immersion

Located in south-eastern Tanzania the Selous is in remote unspoilt country without a trace of human habitation beyond the few camps north of the great Rufiji River. Sand Rivers Selous has just eight stone and thatched cottages, all of which are open-fronted and raised on decks overlooking the river. In the Selous, game viewing takes on a quicker pace and sightings are often very exciting, especially during the hotter months when wildlife congregates around permanent water sources. Whether you choose game drives, walking safaris, fishing or boating it never disappoints. Read More

Singita Sasakwa

A sense of grandeur in the Serengeti

Sasakwa Lodge offers panoramic and awe-inspiring views over the iconic Serengeti plains – an iconic safari destination and the stage for the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle of the Great Wildebeest Migration. The lodge is built in the grand style of an English manor home blending quaint charm with the drama and predator action which surrounds the moving herds. Between game drives try your hand at archery, lawn croquet, mountain biking or equestrian pursuits, and don’t miss a sunrise hot air balloon ride! Read More

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Luxury Lodge with sublime Crater views

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is perched on the edge of the world famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania on the site of the former British Governor's private hunting lodge. Versailles meets Maasai here with brocade sofas, gilt mirrors, beaded chandeliers and panelled walls and it is one of the most architecturally spectacular safari lodges in Africa. Glancing outside you are instantly transported into one of the most famous African landscapes – the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. Each suite is tended by a personal butler, who will bring you tea in bed, stoke your fire and even draw your bath. Read More

Entamanu Ngorongoro

Ngorongoro benchmark

Entamanu Ngorongoro takes in the sharp air of the highlands on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater ‐ one of Africa’s most iconic wildlife destinations. There is no safari experience like Ngorongoro when you have a piece of it all to yourself, and as an idyllic retreat in a privileged location that is what Entamanu Ngorongoro provides. Read More

Singita Sabora

Opulent 1920s-style explorer’s camp

Singita's Sabora Tented Camp is located on the vast Sabora Plains and offers spectacular views of the surrounding savanna, as well as the opportunity to experience the elegant safari lifestyle of Hemingway, Blixen and Roosevelt. The lavish tented camp has been gracefully decorated in rich fabrics and professionally guided daily activities will allow you to explore the encompassing wilderness in truly authentic safari style. Read More

Singita Explore

Exploratory private luxury tented camp

Enjoy an authentic safari experience in an area boasting game rich savannahs and stunning natural beauty during your stay at Singita Explore. This luxury mobile camp has been purposefully built for private-use, with each room having the capacity to be configured to suit your exact requirements. A stay at Singita Explore places you in the heart of the action where the sense of luxury is undeniable and one of true immersion. Read More

Alex Walker’s Mobile Serengeti South

Moving with the migration in style

At Alex Walker's Mobile Serengeti South, set up from mid-December to May, stay in one of 6 spacious and comfortable tents in prime position to witness the wildebeest birthing season. The area is surrounded by predators ready to feast, zebra dotting the landscape and there is the chance to spot wild dog. Enjoy staying in canvas tents and having exclusive use of a 4WD safari vehicle and a dedicated guide and spotter. Read More

Singita Faru Faru

Serengeti safari chic

Faru Faru Lodge is built on a gently sloping hill, overlooking a waterhole and the Grumeti River. It is built in the style of a classic East African safari camp, with the suites and lodge areas decorated as a throwback to the timeless Colonial era. The professionally guided activities include game drives in open vehicles, walks, night drives, mountain biking, and access to an equestrian centre. Read More

Singita Mara Tented Camp

Serengeti finesse

Singita Mara River Tented Camp is located on the world-renowned Mara River in the Lamai triangle, the northern most tip of the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Singita is a name univerally known for luxurious style and uncompromised quality on safari Read More

Singita Serengeti House

Exclusive use

Singita Serengeti House was specifically designed to welcome families and friends. It is the perfect base for a personalized adventure, impeccable service, a little luxury and a classic, game rich safari experience thanks to its location within a reserve that forms an integral part of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Read More

Chem Chem Safari Lodge

Active Tanzania

Chem Chem Lodge is situated within a privileged area between Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara. Experiences on offer include game drives, walking (or running!) with the Maasai, sundowners on Lake Manyara, animal tracking, photography, helicopter rides and more. Read More

Little Chem Chem

Authenticity in Tarangire NP

Little Chem Chem in Tarangire National Park offers an authentic and exploratory experience, well off the beaten track. With only five guest tents and game drives in search for abundant wildlife such as elephant, lion, giraffe and cheetah, tied together with a fire-pit in the evening to talk safari-stories, an 'Out of Africa' adventure awaits. Read More

Chada Katavi

Remote Tanzania

Chada Katavi is stylish and wonderfully comfortable, but the camp’s footprint remains light. The game is everywhere and elephants frenquently visit camp, attracted to the shady fruit trees. Few people venture to Katavi National Park but it is one of Africa’s hidden treasures. Read More

Rubondo Island

Chimpanzee island

Rubondo Island lies just off Tanzania in the southwest corner of the famous Lake Victoria - the second largest lake in the world. There is just one lodge on the island offering guided forest walks through wild chimpanzee territory. It is one of the most remarkable wilderness destinations on the planet. Read More

Kigelia Ruaha

Mighty Ruaha

Kigelia Ruaha, named after the Kigelia Africana, or ‘Sausage Trees’ which surround camp, sits in an area full of game within Tanzania's vast and remote Ruaha National Park. It is not uncommon to find elephants walking along the paths connecting the tents! Read More

Kaskaz Mara

River Crossing Craziness

Kaskaz Mara Camp is just a short drive from the exciting Mara River viewing area, a prime spot to watch herds of blue wildebeest plunge into the infamously perilous Mara River. The resident game here is also prolific for a fantastic year-round safari experience. Read More

Baraza Resort Zanzibar

Spices, sand and Swahili style

The Baraza Resort & Spa is located just 50 minutes from Stone Town on the pristine Bwejuu beach, which was once named as one of the top 30 island beaches in the world by Conde Nast Traveller magazine. It is undoubtedly one of Zanzibar’s most exclusive boutique resorts. Read More

Tarangire Ndovu Camp

Exploratory Tanzania

Nasikia Tarangire Ndovu Camp is located in the heart of Tarangire, known for its massive elephant herds and ancient baobabs. The camp is not permanent, but instead built each year between the months of June and October, when huge elephant herds travel through the area. Read More

Oliver’s Camp

Lush wilderness of the Tarangire

Located in the remote south of Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp offers a privacy and exclusivity rarely found anywhere inside a national park. Ideal for those who really want to experience nature in its purest form, Oliver’s Camp offers undisturbed open vehicle game drives, adventurous private fly camping (on request) and walking safaris. Read More

Dunia Camp

Heart of the Serengeti

Dunia Camp, is a seasonal camp located in the Moru Kopjes in the central Serengeti, giving you access to a prime game viewing area. Morning and afternoon game drives are unlike anything else in the Southern Serengeti. It is not uncommon to be out all day - there is so much to see! Read More

Nasikia Mobile Migration Camp

Follow the migration

A fully mobile safari camp which tracks the great wildebeest migration from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the Serengeti National Park. Being fully mobile the camp allows for exceptional viewing of the wildebeest movement, as well as fantastic encounters with the resident game and the predators that follow. Enjoy being in the thick of it with the promise of some phenomenal wildlife encounters. Read More

Ubuntu Migration Camp

Small, seasonal travelling camp

Ubuntu camp is a seasonal camp that travels with the natural flow of the wildebeest through the Serengeti ecosystem and where hospitality, great food and a wonderful relaxed environment make up its essence. Enjoy morning and afternoon forays, or day long adventures with a picnic lunch at Ubuntu. Read More

Legendary Lodge

Location and convenience

Legendary Lodge is a luxury Colonial Plantation Farmhouse located on the outskirts of Arusha, just ten minutes from the airport. Surrounded by a working coffee farm and set in lush tropical gardens with views of Mount Meru, it is a cool and peaceful city retreat - the ideal spot to spend a couple of nights pre– or post-safari. Read More

Sayari Lodge

Serengeti exhilaration

Sayari Camp lies in a remote part of the Northern Serengeti, on the banks of the Mara River. Here you can enjoy off-road game viewing across the fertile plains and the rare and exhilarating opportunity to experience the Serengeti on foot. Read More

Ehlane Plains Camp

Serengeti Savannah

‘Ehlane’ is a Zulu word which translates to ‘wilderness’ and this is reflected in the camp’s location, which has only recently become accessible. Eight canvas tents are designed to merge seamlessly with the Serengeti eco-system with clear views in every direction. Read More

Mkombe’s House

Private Serengeti House

The stylish and contemporary Mkombe's House sits majestically around the rocks of Kogakuria Kopje in the Serengeti. As an exclusive use, completely self contained private house, it is perfect for families and groups of friends. Read More

Arusha Coffee Lodge

A 'home-base' between safaris in Tanzania

Arusha Coffee Lodge is situated within colourful gardens and on the picturesque Burka Coffee Estate - a working coffee plantation spanning 17 acres located on the edge of Arusha. Offering a true oasis, Arusha Coffee Lodge is a perfect ‘home-base’ for any overnight stay between safaris. Read More
Greystoke Mahale
Mwiba Lodge
Lamai Serengeti
Mnemba Island
Jabali Ridge
Matemwe Retreat
Namiri Plains
Olakira Migration Camp
Zawadi Hotel
Gibbs Farm
Sand Rivers Selous
Singita Sasakwa
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Entamanu Ngorongoro
Singita Sabora
Singita Explore
Alex Walker’s Mobile Serengeti South
Singita Faru Faru
Singita Mara Tented Camp
Singita Serengeti House
Chem Chem Safari Lodge
Little Chem Chem
Chada Katavi
Rubondo Island
Kigelia Ruaha
Kaskaz Mara
Baraza Resort Zanzibar
Tarangire Ndovu Camp
Oliver’s Camp
Dunia Camp
Nasikia Mobile Migration Camp
Ubuntu Migration Camp
Legendary Lodge
Sayari Lodge
Ehlane Plains Camp
Mkombe’s House
Arusha Coffee Lodge

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