The Best Pools With A View On African Safaris
Most luxury safaris take breaks in the middle of the day, during the animals’ siestas, that travelers are welcome to spend at the camps. The best among them offer their customers the option of lounging by a nice, cool pool, or even go for an exhilarating swim! However, there are some luxury safaris that are such a long way ahead from the rest, that they have created spots of paradise on earth, and offer their travelers only the best; gloriously beautiful pools with the absolutely best views into the heart of Africa’s most breathtaking landscapes.
Saruni Samburu is located in the Kalama Conservancy, and is surrounded by a vast expanse of private reserve and wild bush land, that can be enjoyed from the camp’s elevated lodge. Just below the lodge, there is a water hole, which makes seeing various wild animals from up close very easy to the residents. Elephants, leopards and other beautiful wild animals are clearly visible from the cool pool where visitors can take a dip within the safety of the camp, while enjoying the extravagant comforts provided by the company. In the distance, Mount Kenya frames the gorgeous view, and Saruni Samburu seems to be able to offer one of the best safari experiences in the world.
Enjoy the hospitality of the Samburu people, who come from a nearby village, and they are experts at helping visitors discern each species they observe from the lodge. Four super luxurious rooms are available, including 2 family villas which have enough room for up to 5 people. This is definitely the best lodge in Kenya, so give yourself and your loved ones the best present ever, and make the time to live life to the fullest by enriching it with wonderful memories, right here, in Saruni Sambaru!
With 10 villas of various sizes, each featuring a private pool, Singita Sasakwa offers their customers a main infinity pool with a breathtaking view of the surrounding natural environment. This old colonial home, which is located in Grumeti Reserves, in Western Serengeti, is the perfect destination for travelers who are looking for the best views in Africa.
The main area has a dining room, a spa, a home cinema and a tennis court, and wi-fi is available throughout the lodge.
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Pamushana is a remote, ultra luxurious VIP safari lodge, which is located in the Malilangwe Wildlife Resserve, near Gonarezhou.
Six luxury suites and one villa are available for their guests’ accommodation. Each features their own bathroom and shower, an outdoor shower, a private plunge pool, a double-sided fireplace, a mini-bar and a fridge, a room safe and many other extras, the most special of which is the game viewing deck, featuring a Swarovski spotting scope!
The main area has an indoor dining room, an outdoors dining room, a bar, a library, a wine cellar, two heated swimming pools and a jacuzzi, among other amenities.
The gorgeous lodge offers fantastic views of the Malinagwe dam, and of the various animals and birds that have found sanctuary in the reserve; antelopes, rhinos and other species, some of which are endangered, can be easily surveyed from the comfort of the lodge.
The surrounding Mopane forests and Baobao trees complete the fantasy, and the lodge’s architecture incorporates elements from the surrounding flora in a magical way. The infinity pool has an excellent view of the lush gardens and the lake that rests below them.
Pamushana is the perfect destination for travelers who have a special interest in rock formations, as there are various rock sites nearby, which date back more than 2000 years!
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Elsa’s Kopje is one of the most luxurious retreats in Kenya, built into Mughwango Hill using naturally sourced materials. It’s camouflaged by the surrounding natural environment, and is located right above the site of George Adamson’s original campsite. It is named after Elsa the Lioness, and offers 6 cottages, 3 honeymoon suites, 1 two-bedroom cottage and 1 private house with 2 bedrooms.
Its gorgeous infinity pool offers marvelous views of the animals and birds of the Savannah, and is one of the best safari pools in Africa! In addition, the food in Elsa’s Kopje is awesome, and the general decor is glamorous and ultra luxurious.
Game viewing, day and night game drives, bush walks and sun-downers, cultural visits and excursions to the Tana river, line fishing and other activities are available to the lodge’s guests.
Enjoy the hospitality of the staff from the local Kanjoo community and take your vacations to the next level in Elsa’s Kopje!
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Molori is an ultra-exclusive safari lodge, located in the Madikwe Game Reserve, in South Africa. The cool, refreshing infinity pool offers fantastic game viewing of the local wildlife, with the Dwarsberg Mountains in the background.
The gorgeous, super luxurious suites are fitted with floor-to-ceiling glass walls that allow the lodge’s guests to observe the wildlife from the safety of their room, which can be easily retracted, to open up the rooms. There are two presidential suites available, which offer their tenants absolute privacy for as long as they want it.
There are unlimited activities, and the Molori Lodge seems like the perfect luxury safari destination for people who want to partake in exciting adventures!