South Africa is a country of exquisite landscapes; it’s a giant cup that spills over with a bounty of scenery, with places galore to enjoy a memorable cocktail or sundowner.

Inyati Game Lodge

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Inyati Game Lodge offers a superb safari on the banks of the Sand River in one of Africa’s most visited game reserves – the Sabi Sands, which is situated adjacent to Kruger National Park and which is well known for its frequent leopard sightings. Beautifully appointed leisure and dining areas overlook the river and the lush riverine vegetation that is the natural habitat of elephant and hippo. Mail us.

Singita Boulders

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Singita Boulders is one of South Africa’s most exceptional safari sanctuaries, and it also stands along the banks of the Sand River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. It is an oasis of luxury where organic interiors find union with the wilderness. Generous open-air areas, walls of glass and creative design ensure that the landscape and animals can be seen from almost everywhere in the camp. Gorgeous suites are situated near the river. Mail us.

Cheetah Plains

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Cheetah Plains is a splendid and contemporary safari destination in the renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa. Three exclusive-use Plains Houses make sublime bush homes for small private groups and families. The houses integrate effortlessly with the surrounding wilderness. Mail us.

Leopard Hills

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Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve is an exclusive ‘Big 5’ safari destination in Sabi Sand Game Reserve bordering Kruger National Park. The main lodge is beautifully set on a rocky outcrop, with views of a vast wilderness and an active waterhole.Glass-fronted suites have private sundecks and plunge pools overlooking the wilderness – the perfect place for a cocktail or sundowner. Mail us.

Chitwa Chitwa

Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge rests on the edge of one of the largest lakes in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve – a serene and magnificent safari location. From the wide central sundeck and pool you can watch animals gathering around the lake. Mail us.

Dulini Moyo

Dulini Moyo is set on the banks of the Mabrak River in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, in an ancient forest of Ebony and Leadwood trees. The main lodge is a haven of modern luxury, and extends onto an inviting bush-view verandah. A handful of exquisite guest suites have beautifully romantic interiors, private pools and mesmerizing views of the riverbed. Mail us.


Lukimbi Safari Lodge is an exclusive 15 000 hectare private concession in the accessible southern Kruger National Park. Guests are privileged to be taken deep into a pristine part of the Kruger wilderness on twice-daily guided safari drives, with scenic sundowner stops in the late afternoon. Mail us.

Jock Safari Lodge

Jock Safari Lodge is beautifully set where two rivers meet, and lays claim to 6 000 hectares of exclusive traversing in the Kruger National Park’s first private concession. Twelve secluded thatched suites offer privacy and uninterrupted views of the riverbed. Mail us.

Madikwe Hills

At Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge ten superbly luxurious suites, complete with private verandahs and plunge pools, stand amongst old Tamboti trees and boulders on a hillside near the Madikwe Plains – a spectacular wildlife region in North-West province. Sundowners in the bush is one of the many highlights of the safari day at Madikwe Hills. Mail us.

Delaire Graff

Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa is a magnificent, premier Cape Winelands property overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch. Exclusive guest lodges and opulent sole-use villas have private verandahs overlooking the vineyards. These are gorgeous spots for a cocktail on a warm winelands afternoon, or for a shared drink when the sun goes down over the vines. Mail us.

African Oceans Manor on the Beach

African Oceans Manor on the Beach enjoys a breathtaking seafront position in Mossel Bay on the Garden Route. Beach and ocean views enhance every moment at this wonderfully scenic place where there are often scenes of whales and dolphins in the surf. Mail us.

Samara Karoo Lodge

Samara Karoo Reserve is a magical place in the Great Karoo. It is a magnificent, malaria-free wilderness of 70 000 protected acres – “a landscape of space, stars and silence, of heart-lifting scenery and specially-adapted wildlife“. Mail us.

Lions Valley Lodge

Lions Valley Lodge is set in the heart of Nambiti Private Game Reserve just outside Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal. At the Main Lodge the pool terrace provides a wonderful infinity pool and comfy poolside loungers from which to take in panoramic views over the reserve and waterhole, cocktail in hand. Sundowners are usually taken out in the wilderness. Mail us.

Sala Beach Lodge

Sala Beach House basks at the seafront at Shaka’s Rock, Ballito, a picturesque holiday spot on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Here, unimpeded views of the ocean are yours to enjoy, along with an infinity pool perched above the sea, and private access to a tidal pool and beautiful swimming beach. The views are perfect for enjoying the Sala Beach House cocktail of the day and sunset canapés. Mail us.

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