Top properties in Africa that don’t Charge a Single Supplement

Top properties in Africa that don’t Charge a Single Supplement

We can cater for all, but we’ve recently seen a noticeable increase in travelers ‘going solo’ on safari – and why not? The experience can be very rewarding! So with that in mind, we’ve asked our experts to put together their top properties in Africa with no single supplement charge. There has never been a better time to book your solo adventure!

Top Properties in Africa with No Single Supplement: Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Location: Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Single Supplement: None

lounge decor at sabi sabi bush lodge
Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge boasts gorgeous spaces for guests to enjoy.

Room types: 25 private Suites including two Luxury Villas and a Deluxe Suite

The Lodge: Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge has a history that spans over 35 years ago and is best described as a “luxury home in the bush” designed to offer tranquility and relaxation. With its well-appointed suites that feature outdoor glass-fronted showers and gorgeous views of the bushveld, personalized service, and sumptuous cuisine; Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge is the ideal destination for an unforgettable luxury safari vacation.

Facilities: Guest lounge, atrium, dining area, outdoor boma, bar, African spa, children’s play center, two swimming pools, and viewing decks that overlook the riverbed.

The Experience: The Sabi Sabi area is home to an abundance of wildlife including the famous Big Five. The Sabi Sand Game Reserve offers phenomenal big cat sightings, particularly of the elusive leopard, and is a bird watcher’s paradise with an extensive bird population.

The safari experience includes dawn and dusk open-vehicle game drives led by professional rangers and local Shangaan trackers, guided bush walks, bird watching, stargazing, local community tours, and bush dining.

Top Properties in Africa with No Single Supplement: Linyanti Bush Camp

Location: Chobe Enclave, Botswana

Single Supplement: Only in peak season

linyanti bush camp main deck overlooking the bush
Get lost in the views offered on the main deck at Linyanti Bush Camp.

Room types: Six Tents

The Camp: Linyanti Bush Camp nestles on the banks of the Linyanti Marsh which is a prime game viewing area all year round. The intimate camp is ideal for those seeking a peaceful retreat and a private safari experience with fewer vehicles and crowds. The graciously sized tents are well-appointed with comfortable sleigh beds, lounge areas, and solar-heated showers.

Facilities: Dining area, lounge, bar, and swimming pool.

The Experience: The Chobe Enclave is located on the western border of the famous Chobe National Park and is well-known for incredible year-round bird watching and sightings of large elephant herds congregating at the Linyanti River which is an important source of water for animals during the dry winter months. Lion, sable, roan, leopard, and wild dog are also frequent visitors to Linyanti as is the elusive sitatunga antelope, red lechwe, hippo , nd crocodile.

The safari experience includes game drives, walking safaris, game viewing from hides, bird watching, guided mokoro safaris when water levels permits, and seasonal half hour scenic
helicopter flight between April and November.

Top Properties in Africa with No Single Supplement: Thorntree River Lodge

Location: Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia

Single Supplement: Only in peak season

jetty out over the water at thorntree river lodge
The jetty at Thorntree River Lodge is the perfect place to watch the sun set over the water and African bush.

Room types: 8 Twin Rooms and 2 Family Units

The Lodge: Thorntree River Lodge boasts a modern contemporary design with tented roof structures to maintain the feel of authentic Africa. The intimate camp offers the perfect base from which to explore the region’s top attractions, in particular, the Victoria Falls which is one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World”. The opulent rooms are positioned to offer complete guest privacy and have the unique features of outdoor showers, Salas, and private plunge pools.

Facilities: Lounge, bar, open dining area, outdoor boma, infinity swimming pool, a nearby gym, spa, floating wooden decks, an activity desk, and library.

The Experience: Activities offered at the lodge include tours of the iconic Victoria Falls, Rhino trekking on foot, game drives in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, cultural village visits, private sunset river cruises, fishing, canoeing and visits to the Livingstone Museum.

There are a number of other activities on offer in and around Victoria Falls, including white water rafting (seasonal), scenic helicopter flights, and high-wire activities.

Top Properties in Africa with No Single Supplement: Singita Boulders Lodge

Location: Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Single Supplement: None

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The opulent Singita Boulders suites boast private plunge pools and loungers that overlook the plains of the Sabi Sands.

Room types: 12 Luxury Suites

The Lodge: The luxurious Singita Boulders Lodge is inspired by the boulders on which it rests, designed to blend in seemingly with the natural surroundings. The stone and thatch lodge is set along the Sand River, offering gorgeous wilderness views from the main guest areas and suites. Each opulent suite features outdoor showers, double-sided fireplaces, and viewing decks with heated plunge pools. The incredible attention to detail in the suites is complemented by the exceptional standard of service and decadent cuisine.

Facilities: Guest lounge, bar, library, outdoor boma, swimming pool, bush spa, and a viewing deck that overlooks the Sand River.

The Experience: The Sabi Sand region is one of the most prolific wildlife areas in the world. The region is famous for its big cat activity and leopard sightings are common. The area is home to the Big Five, and a huge diversity of other mammals. It is also a bird watcher’s paradise with an extensive bird population.

The safari experience includes dawn and dusk open-vehicle game drives led by professional rangers and trackers, guided bush walks, bird watching, stargazing, bush dining, mountain biking through the reserve and fishing trips.

Top Properties in Africa with No Single Supplement: Sanctuary Olonana Camp

Location: Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Single Supplement: No supplement charged for a maximum of 3 suites during the low season

people standing on deck overlooking the river with no single supplement
Some of the best game viewing and bird watching is offered from the deck of Sanctuary Olonana which overlooks the river.

Room types: 14 Suites

The Camp: This boutique tented safari camp nestles on a private stretch of the Mara River, boasting incredible game viewing opportunities from an expansive viewing deck. Olonana is an eco-friendly camp that prides itself on offering opulent accommodation with its floor to ceiling glass doors, outdoor daybeds, and rain showers; along with an attentive personalized service and scrumptious cuisine.

Facilities: Dining area, lounge, spa, laundry service, and a swimming pool.

The Experience: The breathtaking game-filled plains are known for the awe-inspiring spectacle of the annual Great Migration. Whilst the migration is spectacular, the Masai Mara teems with wildlife throughout the year, boasting incredible sightings of the Big Five.

The safari experience includes game drives, cultural visits to a Masai Village, nature walks, school visits, and unforgettable hot air balloon safaris.  

 

If you love exploring places on your own timeline but worry about the costs, then planning your African vacation around properties that don’t charge a single supplement is the best choice. Let one of our Safari Experts help you find your dream safari vacation at the best price.

 

Want to learn more about solo travel in Africa? View our guide on planning your dream safari.