From the forests of Uganda to the Masai Mara National Park, the luxury travel experts at Sanctuary Retreats have handpicked their top ten breath-taking rooms with a view.

The stunning sights take in everything from the spectacle of the Okavango Delta in Botswana from a luxurious tented camp to the ultimate luxury Nile cruise.

Sit back and enjoy…

Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, Botswana

Africa; Botswana; Okavango Delta; Sanctuary Chief’s Camp

A very special wake-up call at Sanctuary Chief’s Camp. Located on Chief’s Island in the Mombo Concession of the Moremi Game Reserve, this area is known as the Predator Capital of Africa. And you never know who you might see out the window of your luxury pavilion.

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Uganda

Uganda, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is nestled deep inside the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) in one of the most remote corners of Uganda – surely one of the most idyllic places to enjoy a relaxing spa treatment.

Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp, Botswana

Africa, Botswana, Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp

A classic tented camp located on a private concession in the Okavango Delta, Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp offers guests a unique elephant interaction with its Walking with Elephants experience. Plus, you can always be guaranteed to see plenty of pachyderms from your luxury tented suite.

Sanctuary Swala, Tanzania

Africa; Tanzania; Sanctuary Swala; Pool Sunrise

Nothing beats an early morning swim from the pool at Sanctuary Swala, located in a secluded area of Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. Except perhaps the view of course.

Sanctuary Olonana, Kenya

Africa; Kenya; Sanctuary Olonana

Overlooking Kenya’s Mara River, award-winning Sanctuary Olonana, Sanctuary Retreats’ first ever luxury safari property, is the perfect location to experience a classic and authentic African safari. And to say hello to a hippo or two from your veranda.

Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

South Africa; Madikwe Game Reserve; Sanctuary Makanyane

For the ultimate romantic date night, sleep out under the spectacular African skies atop a raised sleeping deck, surrounded only by lanterns and the African bush at South Africa’s Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge – an unforgettable experience!

Sanctuary Sun Boat III, Egypt

Egypt; Nile River; Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Evoking the heyday of Egypt’s past, enjoy the ultimate luxury Nile cruise from your beautifully designed private cabin on intimate river yacht, Sanctuary Sun Boat III, voted among the top 100 most beautiful boats in the world by Condé Nast readers. Modelled on the opulent era of the 20s and 30s, this graceful cruiser is the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy some of Egypt’s most iconic landmarks.

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, Zambia

Africa, Zambia, Sanctuary Sussi & Shuma

Hear the ‘smoke that thunders’ just downstream from your private treehouse at Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, built on a dramatic bend of Zambia’s Zambezi River in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park close by Victoria Falls.


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About Kate Webster

Kate Webster is an editor and travel journalist – writer and photographer – who travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the places she visits. Born out of a life-long love of travel and fascination with the world around her, is Kate’s inspiration behind her writing and photography.
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