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1 THE HOMESTEAD
Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

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With your own chef, butler and ranger on hand in this sole-use villa, you call all the shots as to how you want to take advantage of Phinda Private Game Reserve, which features no less than seven distinct habitats and excellent Big Five-spotting the surroundings opportunities. The Homestead's interiors are inspired by and the area's Zulu heritage, and open out onto decks, pool all positioned to make the most of the vistas. phinda.com. SMS 'HL Lodge 1, Your

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2 SINGITA SWENI LODGE

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Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga
HARMONY WITH NATURE

This luxury lodge hugs the edge of the Sweni River and is elevated on stilts with timber decks. The result is that even when you're indoors. you have the sensation of being close to the river and trees. The decor has been carefully created to bring in the textures and shades of the bush, while the six intimate suites are designed with open-plan living in mind and feature spectacular Contact 021-683-3424, outdoor showers that overlook the river. singita.com. SMS 'HL Lodge 2, Your

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3 GRANITE SUITES, LONDOLOZI
Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga

4 TSWALU KALAHARI
Near Kuruman, Northern Cape

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5 BUSHMANSKLOOF WILDERNESS RESERVE

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If the notion of roaming across Tswalu's hectares of private Kalahari landscape isn't appealing enough, the glamour and relaxed charm of the reserve's three lodges meet every criterion the most picky guest could concoct. The food, decor and personal touches ensure that the Oppenheimers' paradise is very much worthy of billionaires. And that's before we mention the animals, which, when we visited, ranged from black rhino to aardvarks, meerkats and a pride of lionesses and their many cubs. SMS Contact 011-274-2299, tswalu.com. hlpromotions@assocmags.co.za SMS 'HL Lodge 4, Your Name' to 35443 or email

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Cederberg, Western Cape
STARRY, STARRY NIGHTS Wildemess Reserve kind

The granite rocks that flank the three private suites give the Granite Suites camp its name. Chic interiors reflect the rocky extrusion in soft tones of elephant grey and silver, and all the luxurious suites have picture windows and doors that open onto arresting views of the peaceful Sand River, which is often visited by herds of elephant. Game drives and bush walks will keep you busy. while quality 'me-time' can be spent soaking in londolozLcom. your suite's heated plunge pool. Contact 011-280-6655, 'HL Lodge 3, Your Name' to 35443 or email hlpromotions@assocmags.co.za

Just three hours' drive from the Mother City, Bushmanskloof Retreat offers a different

of lodge experience. There are no Big Five or lapas here; instead, the R&R is all about hiking and mountain swimming biking in the Cederberg, rock pools and in crystal-clear

exploring San rock-art sites. You can expect a warm welcome and superb cuisine (the garden) spa. lodge has its own organic vegetable as well as a spectacular

Contact 021-481-1860, bushmanskloof.co.za. SMS 'HL Lodge 5, Your Name' to 35443 or email hlpromotions@assocmags.co.za
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