Top Resorts in Africa: Condé Nast Traveler's Awards 2016

October 24 2016

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa & Richard's River Camp in Kenya take the top spots at the Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2016.

#1 Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve is located in the western sector of the Sabi Sand Reserve in South Africa, close to Kruger National Park. Owned by Sir Richard Branson, Ulusaba offers a superb high-end safari experience with a different perspective on the African bush. Each unique Safari Lodge aims to provide an exceptional experience perfect if you're looking for a child friendly, top-end safari adventure.

#2 Richard's River Camp

Richard's River Camp is located in the Mara North Conservancy in Southwest Kenya. Situated on the banks of the Njageteck River in the Mara North Conservancy, the camp allows for total privacy and exclusivity. The Ngoyanai springs provide permanent water, drawing in large numbers of animals to the area around camp. This camp is also particularly known for its resident lion pride which can often been seen hunting right in front of the camp, and most always can be heard roaring during the night. With only seven tents, this camp is ideal for individuals as well as exclusive groups who wish to experience the Masai Mara in a personal intimate setting.

#3 Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

Located in the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains in the Western Cape of South Africa, Bushmans Kloof offers a distinctive wilderness experience. It is a South African Natural Heritage site boasting an abundance of indigenous flora and fauna and is a sanctuary to more than 130 ancient Bushman rock art.sites. Bushmans Kloof consists of 16 luxurious guest rooms and suites, as well as Koro Lodge, a private, fully-catered villa close to the main lodge.

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