We won't beat around the bush. Africa is home to several of the most luxurious villas on the planet for you to enjoy. From architectural marvels overlooking the vast plains of Africa to over-the-top villas in prime wine country to cutting-edge penthouses with sublime views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, it just doesn't get better than these.
Zarafa Dhow Suites is an intimate and exquisite two-bedroom tented villa located on the 320,000-acre Selinda Reserve in northern Botswana, an area linking the Okavango Delta and the Chobe/Savute corridors. The villa boasts a spacious 210 square metres under canvas, with canopy ceilings and completely open (netted) sides. The Suites are located adjacent to Zarafa Camp, Botswana’s first and only Relais & Chateaux property. Overlooking the crystal waters of Zibadianja Lagoon, the source of the famous Savute Channel, every area of the villa has a magnificent view. The lagoon is also the water source for a tremendous population of wildlife – dry season sightings boast buffalo and elephant by the hundreds, and big cats and other predators in large numbers.
Located on the slopes of Sasakwa Hill in the expansive 350,000-acre Grumeti Reserve in Tanzania, Singita Serengeti House is designed to welcome families and friends in an environment of total relaxation for a carefree stay in one of the most stunning safari houses in Africa. The property has two suites in the main house and two garden suites situated on either side, with staff and management on site daily. The property enjoys picturesque views of a watering hole from its perch on the southeast slopes of the hill. Singita Grumeti is located in northern Tanzania, forming part of the Serengeti Mara ecosystem. Singita Serengeti House is ideally positioned on the renowned migratory route traversed annually by more than a million wildebeest.
North Island is arguably the Seychelles' most exclusive island. Located off the eastern coast of Africa in the warm, crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the 115 islands of the Seychelles archipelago are scattered across 1,300,000 square kilometers of sparkling ocean. Home to healthy populations of giant tortoises, the Seychelles has been described as the “Galapagos of the Indian Ocean”. At over 8,000 square feet, Villa North Island offers the perfect setting for honeymooners. On land, in or under the water, North Island offers a range of diverse activities. Cool, shady forest trails and mountain biking create an air of tropical exploration and snorkelling, diving or sea-kayaking in the warm seas reveal the biodiversity of reef life.
Experience the magic of Cape Town from an extraordinary residence located high above the glorious beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. A mix of serene landscapes, chic decor, private decks, beautiful gardens, granite boulders and a refreshing swimming pool, the residence has five elegant suites designed with style, elegance and comfort in mind. The Presidential Penthouse is in a class of its own. The back of the property opens on to the Table Mountain nature reserve, a World Heritage Site, and allows you to access several hiking trails up Lion’s Head, Signal Hill and Table Mountain itself.
One of the most impressive and talked about pieces of real estate in South Africa, 'The One Above' Penthouse offers the ultimate in privacy in Cape Town's V&A Waterfront. This double-storey 13,700-square-foot penthouse has wraparound terraces with 360 degree views of Cape Town along with stunning vistas of two world heritage sites, Robben Island and Table Mountain. Enjoy two private swimming pools, an outdoor bar and entertainment deck, a private gym and sauna, and access to a 280-bottle cellar stocked with some of the finest wines that South Africa has to offer. A private chef and butler are on 24-hour standby to cater to every whim, resulting in a flawless experience of the finest that luxury hospitality can offer.
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