This luxurious camp consists of 8 accommodation tents, each measuring 45 square metres to include a private verandah. Each tent sits atop a wooden platform raised 30 centimeters from the ground and will have a generous sleeping area complete with lounge space. An ensuite bathroom with his and hers wash hand basins, large shower and proper flush toilet completes each guest tent. A great deal of thought has gone into the detail of each tent and, as you would expect in a property of this standard, an in-tent safe, hairdryer, toweling robes, a gas fired heater for use on cold nights, leather fasteners with brass buckles on windows and doors and an array of other carefully thought out finishing touches are only some of the surprises in store for guests
Because of its natural beauty and the abundance of wildlife to be found in the area, the management of the Tanzania National Parks chose this site to host a group of visiting officials from Yellow Stone National Park in the United States. The site still appears on many official maps of the Serengeti National Park as Yellow Stone. This camp has therefore managed to obtain a perfect location. The famous Hippo pool, the Serengeti Research Centre and the departure point for balloon Safaris are also conveniently close by.
The Highlands redefines the Ngorongoro experience. Set high on the slopes of Olmoti volcano, with views all the way to the Serengeti, you can be at the famous Ngorongoro Crater floor at dawn yet far from any other camp. This warm and stylish high altitude camp, deliberately positioned deep in this highland wilderness for maximum privacy, offers a richness of adventure and range of activities not possible elsewhere in Ngorongoro.
The Highlands strikes the perfect balance between a wilderness experience and a stylish tented retreat with all the desired creature comforts. The seven luxurious tented suites offer king size beds with bay windows so you can enjoy the endless views from the comfort of your bed. Wood burning stoves will keep your domed suite warm throughout the night. The main area has been designed so you can enjoy the camp fire experience, even when it is too cold to go outside. The heart of the camp is built around an inside fire place, the perfect place to unwind at the end of the day exploring.
The Highlands’ views span both east and west, offering both sunset and sunrise views. From camp you are able to see the Gol Mountains in the North West, Empakaai in the East and the Olmoti crater rim to the South. The northern flank of the Olmoti offers good wildlife viewing possibilities including Buffalo, Zebra, Porcupine, Hartebeest, Bushbuck, Hyena, Leopards and Elephant (seasonally). The Olmoti climb as well as visits to the rural Maasai villages are possible by foot, directly from camp making The Highlands an excellent
starting position to get a full Ngorongoro experience, not limited to just the crater.
Set in 50 acres of Tanzanian bush in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, this all inclusive and all suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate and 20 minutes drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater. This all inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with fire place, a restaurant and a bar. Indulge in moments of relaxation at the swimming pool or at the Mvua African Rain Spa after a full-day game drive. Real hospitality fused with traditional wood log type lodge architecture and elegant European and African furniture and décor welcomes guests in splendid style, surrounded by the natural magnificence of the highlands of Tanzania and the world heritage site namely the Ngorongoro Crater.
Rivertrees lies nestled in the foothills of Mt Meru and commanding a majestic view of Kilimanjaro. This picturesque country estate combines old-world ambience, rustic African elegance, excellent farm cuisine,
personal service and genuine warmth from your hosts. The inn’s timeless tranquillity is complemented by its contemporary comforts, rendering it the perfect spot for rest and rejuvenation: weary travellers, mountain-climbers and safari-goers alike gather here to commence or conclude their adventures.
Idyllically situated amongst ten acres of lush greenery and riverine vegetation, Rivertrees is perfect for birdwatching, wandering in the gardens, and taking in the memories or the prospects of the trip of a lifetime.
The lodge is conveniently located just off the main road, 40 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport, halfway to Arusha, and only 15 minutes from the Arusha National Park gate.
Each well-appointed cottage at Rivertrees is individually styled and tastefully furnished, making it the ideal choice for travellers looking for peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city hotels. The open grounds and winding paths create a serene setting for resting, relaxation and extended stays, with possibilities for massage treatments, lounging by the swimming pool, river walks, bird watching, and of course gourmet meals in the renowned restaurant. While staying here guests can expect personal attention as well as discretion and privacy.
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo sits in the heart of Colombo, nestled between a lake and the bustling city, creating the perfect, urban getaway the perfect way to escape within the city and find the luxuries of resort life. Enjoy the swimming pool, spectacular landscaping and an atmosphere of adventure. The hotel also has a floating restaurant, an aqua foot lounge, and delectable international cuisine. Many rooms come with expansive private terraces that open up to a breathtaking view of the poolside and the lake beyond. Walk in and find yourself relaxing to the pace of a resort, surrounded by definitive, exotic richness. Comfort, personal attention, sincerity and warmth define the resort.
Amidst mountains swathed in mist and dotted with tea plantations, stand the quaint old mansion of Jetwing St. Andrews. A Former country house converted into a Jetwing Hotel, life at St. Andrew’s is reminiscent of the days of the British Rulers. Old World charm ensconces the atmosphere. A favorite holiday destination for the Colonial rulers, this mock Tudor Country house is the ideal location to retreat to for those in search of cooler climates. Wake up to a typical English breakfast of bacon and eggs, high tea on the lawn and a stiff brandy at night. Enjoy a round of gold, fishing on the lake or hiking through Horton Plains.
Nestled in the hill country with a postcard view of the Mahaweli River, the Cinnamon Citadel Kandy caters to those looking for quiet relaxation not far from Kandy, Sri Lanka’s bustling hill capital and the last domain of the Sinhala kings. The serene location with subtle reminders in the form of vibrant tones of red and traditional Kandyan art, reminding you that you’re still very much in the majestic realm of the ancient kings. As a Green Globe-Certified hotel, many notable green initiatives to reduce the carbon footprint and be more at one with our pristine surrounding have been introduced. The luxurious amenities, panoramic views, boat rides and nature walks that get you up close and personal with the wild inhabitants of the surrounding forests, stylish interiors and warmth of ever-smiling staff, combine to create the perfect getaway.
Every aspect of the Trinco Blue Cinnamon Hotel accentuates the joy that comes from being so close to nature’s charming presence. Lovers of marine life will delight in whale watching, snorkeling and diving. A Green Globe-certified hotel, goes to great lengths to protect the marine life and villages in the local community. Trinco Blu is a classic resort with retro interiors and plush comforts to make you feel right at home. Wake up in the early hours and take a peek outside your window as the skies throw beams of white and yellow across the horizon, paving the way for the sun as it rises each morning.
Kapama Buffalo Camp offers a unique and intimate experience in the African bush. It is ideal for discovering big game Africa in true safari tented style without compromising on comfort.
Ten luxury newly built canvas tents, each sleeping two, are set on wooden decks built on stilts over a steep-sided riverbank. Wooden walkways interconnect the rooms, which are all in the upper reaches of tall riverine trees. The river below rarely flows and antelopes are seen daily walking along the sandy riverbed. Each tented room has all the usual comforts of electricity, en-suite bathroom, safe, writing table, wardrobe, low impact climate control, mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities.
The communal areas of Buffalo Camp are on the riverbank, where gardens of succulent aloes and euphoria are tended around the thatched bar, dining room, pool terrace and campfire. But the thick African bush is just a glance away, inhabited by animals like lion, hyena and jackal whose calls can be heard in the dead of night. Lanterns, rather than electric lights, glow at night under the trees, creating a special intimate ambiance particular to Buffalo Camp.
With a maximum of 20 guests at Buffalo Camp, special attention is paid to personal service and the staff become like friends. Kapama Buffalo Camp is a truly authentic way to experience the African bush.
Paradise Island Resort & Spa opened in 1994 and is located in the North Male’ Atoll.
The Resort boasts of 260 rooms – all rooms have ceiling fan, bath/shower, air conditioning, terrace, IDD phone, Plasma TV, Tea & Coffee and Mini Bar.
This is good news for surfing enthusiasts – the best surfing areas are easily reachable and special trips can be arranged for resident guests who would like to go surfing.
Situated on the northern reef of the Lhaviyani Atoll lies Kuredu Island Resort. A 40 minute sea plane transfer brings you to the Resort of exotic thatched bungalows and spacious villas.
The bungalows line up most part of the northern beach of the island and are comfortably furnished with rattan furniture and a spacious open-air bathroom with walk in shower and tastefully done garden.
Olhuveli Beach Resort is a 45 minute transfer by speedboat from Male International Airport and is set amidst stunning tropical scenery. The prevailing relaxed atmosphere makes it the perfect destination for honeymooners.
All rooms have air-conditioning, writing desk, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, balcony or terrace and sea view. Deluxe rooms are beachfront and have four poster beds. The six deluxe treatment pavilions are complete with open shower, garden and luxurious spa bath. Within the spa complex is also a manicure, pedicure and facial beauty room, a beauty and hair salon, separate wet areas for men and women, including sauna, steam, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath and chilled plunge pools as well as a boutique offering select spa products and accessories. The Ayurvedic pavilions provide a full range of treatments.
Built of weathered woods and nestled among shoreline mangroves or perched above the Indian Ocean, Six Senses Laamu’s 97 expansive one and two bedroom villas make minimal impact on the pristine environment while maximizing every possible pleasure. Design details that evoke the golden age of exploration conceal modern technologies like flat screen swivel televisions and Bose entertainment systems with fully loaded iPods plus docking stations while all guestrooms inside and out can access Laamu’s complimentary high speed wireless internet.
At six waterside and over water lounges and restaurants, the Resort’s resident mixologist whips up bespoke concoctions while chefs from East and West prepare wholesome recipes made with herbs, vegetables and fruits grown in the island’s organic garden.
Take relaxing refuge in your unvarnished chic beachfront or over water villa built of sustainable materials and spread generously around this palm fringed paradise.
A combination of wood, different kinds of natural stones and modern design blended in creatively with the natural surroundings of the island is offered in the 119 stunning villas in 5 categories to choose from.
The dining experiences include an open sided restaurant with sand floors and views of the lagoon, showcasing some of the finest cuisine served in the Maldives!!
The over-water spa pavilions are designed to be sanctuaries for the inner self – to refresh and rejuvenate your spirit as well as your physical being. The privacy and tranquility of the Tamara Spa drifts you into a realm of blissful happiness and total relaxation.
One & Only, Reethi Rah is a 10 minute seaplane flight or 50 minute luxury launch ride from the Airport.
All its 130 villas and have direct access to the lagoon and an unprecedented degree of privacy and the nightlife/ restaurants are easily accessible by taxi or bus from the hotel. The look and feel is sleek and elegantly tropical, using beautiful natural materials and contemporary styling.
The resort offers 43 spacious private luxury villas including 6 types of spectacular guest villas and a whole range of first-class facilities. It boasts of a fully-equipped state-of-the-art Marina, built by Walcon Marine – a well-known Marina builder. The guest villas are designed with exceptional levels of attention to detail with custom-made, hand-finished natural materials used throughout. Whatever the time of day or night, the resort’s resident chefs remain entirely at your disposal to conjure up a myriad of succulent gourmet dishes to tempt your sensations and satisfy any taste at any time!
This five star resort is 25 minutes by seaplane and features a combination of 50 private over water oasis rooms, perched above a spectacular lagoon and house reef roofs with peek-a-boo views of the sky and glass-paneled floors that reveal lagoon fauna below and 28 bi-level beachfront oasis rooms with views of the crystal clear waters.
This five star resort is just 3 miles from the airport, taking 20 minutes by speed boat.
The resort houses 62 palm-thatched villas, most of them over water. 24 lagoon villas, among them, beach villas with private plunge pools and lagoon villas on stilts, perched over the ocean with their own private sun deck. Close at hand is the Taj Spa by Mandara – a tranquil haven where worry, stress and tension are alien.
Nestled on its own island amidst lush green vegetation, long white beaches and an adjacent house reef lies Kihaad Maldives. The resort offers 110 spacious, private villas in a haven of peace, tranquility and serenity.
Discover the crystal clear waters filled with magnificent marine life and unsurpassed underwater beauty, wind surf through the brilliant turquoise lagoons or embark on a fishing excursion and reel in the catch of the day. A wide selection of water sports activities are on offer for the avid water sports enthusiast.
The Sonesta Cairo’s 409 spacious guest rooms and suites, many with balconies, offer a variety of luxurious amenities. A room on the executive floor offers an exclusive lounge and 24-hour concierge service. The poolside bar and full-service spa with a Turkish steam bath are havens for relaxation. The hotel offers several options at its gourmet restaurants serving French, Italian or Lebanese cuisine. One of the best Cairo hotels, the Sonesta is ideal for both business and leisure travelers.
The Conrad Rangali is perched over two islands linked by a bridge and surrounded by a beautiful lagoon. It has 50 of the most luxurious water villas in the country, 79 exotic new beach villas and 21 fabulous new spa water villas with private treatment rooms.
Relax in one of the resorts 2 spas and indulge in a soothing aromatherapy massage. In the evening, enjoy a private barbecue on the beach, or savor the finesse of fine wines and tantalizing cuisine in any of the 7 world-class restaurants. Gaze out at coral reefs and marine life as you dine at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. This underwater Maldives restaurant is truly one of a kind.