Spoil yourself with an unforgettable Masai Mara experience wildlife experience and enjoy complimentary flights between Wilson Airport and the Masai Mara.Kenya’s most famous national reserve, the Masai Mara runs along the country's south-west border neighbouring Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. This gigantic ecosystem is shared by the two countries and protected by a combination of national reserves and community-run conservation areas. Apart from its picturesque scenery and regal Maasai people clad in striking red garb, the Mara is best known for the annual Great Migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra.
Tucked under a canopy of mopane and tamboti trees, andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge boasts 21 classic thatched cottages, including a spacious family suite. Each ensuite cottage, with private veranda, exudes a romantic colonial ambiance with nostalgic safari memorabilia throughout. The gracious family suite accommodates four guests and includes a private swimming pool and the use of a private vehicle. The Lodge’s sparkling swimming pool and sundeck overlook a natural riverine woodland, ideal for avid birdwatchers. Hearty breakfasts and delicious lunches are served in the dappled shade of an enormous weeping boerbean tree. Upon their return from exhilarating evening drives, guests are welcomed by Ngala’s warm, hospitable staff and a banquet set in the elegant candlelit courtyard or an African feast in the open-air traditional boma. The Lodge’s spacious thatched bar, dining and sitting areas are open to the warm breezes of the inviting African bushveld.
Dramatically set into a cliff-face overlooking spectacular Leopard Rock, the unique Rock Lodge at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is an architectural fascination. Its six suites are seemingly suspended over the deep valley below, providing breathtaking views. Each romantic suite, constructed from contoured stone and adobe, boasts solid wooden shutters and doors, opening onto a private plunge pool and viewing deck. Complete with spacious ensuite bathrooms, these sublime suites also feature outdoor showers, providing some of the most scenic al fresco bathing on the African continent. The Lodge’s comfortable sitting areas are the perfect vantage point for viewing the abundant wildlife roaming the bushveld below. This is an intimate lodge, where guests are treated like treasured family members and time is shared with fellow safari adventurers who soon become friends. Striking sunsets are witnessed from the game viewing deck suspended over Africa’s bushveld.
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp enjoys luxurious solitude on its own Delta island within an exclusive 25 000 hectare (62 000 acre) wildlife concession. Drawing inspiration from the iconic Delta water lily, Xaranna is a delightful camp with just nine sleek ensuite safari tents that combine canvas and bleached timber, accented with shades of soft lily pink and olive green. Each tent has a romantic sala, private plunge pool, indoor bathtub and al fresco shower – all boasting sweeping Delta views. Experience guided walking safaris, interpretive game drives, seasonal water-based experiences including motorized boat, traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) and fishing excursions.
Located in an exclusive 25 000 hectare (61 775 acre) wildlife concession, the nine ensuite safari tents of andBeyond Nxabega Okvango Tented Camp look out over the expansive lagoons and channels of the Okavango Delta. Cradled under a canopy of African ebony trees, each tent sits on a raised wooden platform and boasts sweeping views. Burnished teak floors and a lofty roof frame the sitting and dining areas. Private bush dinners, breakfasts in bed, lamplit cocktails on a river island or a walking safari with al fresco picnic are provided with pleasure by Nxabega’s warm and friendly staff.
Situated on a private quay uniquely poised between Cape Town’s vibrant V&A Waterfront and the tranquil yacht marina, Cape Grace’s location is unrivalled. Near to the cosmopolitan city centre and crowned by Table Mountain, there is no better place from where to soak in the natural splendor of our Mother City and enjoy the very essence of Cape Town living at its best, while assured of your privacy and security. Elegance and warmth are our hallmarks, made evident in every fine detail, from our welcoming reception to our luxurious harbour and mountain-facing rooms. Inspired by tales of the Cape’s richly storied past, our stylish interiors create a unique sense of place. Hand-painted fabrics, intriguing artefacts and original antiques weave stories throughout each distinct floor, while local paintings and sculptures lend a contemporary flair to the atmosphere. Bright bouquets of Proteas, that hint at the wonder of the Cape’s rarest natural botanical kingdom, enrich each generously sized room with their array of colours and textures.
The offer is a flexible seven night, fixed-price, package including accommodation, flights and transfers. You may choose to start or end in Cape Town, and operate the itinerary as one of the following:
Seven nights' accommodation at a combination of the following lodges:
3 nights' stay at Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town, in a Luxury Room
4 nights' stay at one of the following &Beyond Lodges:
Inclusions are per individual lodges/camps:
Cape Grace Hotel:
Breakfast, use of the Hot Spa area (steam room, sauna, rain & body shower), limited wireless internet access (1 Gigabyte per room per day), morning local newspaper on request, use of playstations & collection of DVDs (available on request), use of boardroom (seats 14 people) subject to availability, luxury chauffeur transfers within the City Bowl (10km radius) from 07h00 to 23h00 subject to availability.
Three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, laundry, scheduled safari activities & VAT
The Following flights and transfers are included based on your safari option:
Return transfers between Cape Town International Airport and Cape Grace Hotel
Ngala Safari Lodge Option:
Scheduled flight between Cape Town International Airport and Hoedspruit Airport,
Return scheduled road transfers between Hoedspruit Airport and Ngala Safari Lodge,
Scheduled flight between Hoedspruit Airport and Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport.
Phinda Private Game Reserve Option:
Scheduled flight between Cape Town International Airport and Phinda Airstrip (via Nelspruit), Return game drive transfers between Phinda airstrip and Phinda Rock or Vlei Lodge,
Scheduled flight between Phinda Airstrip and OR Tambo International Airport (via Nelspruit).
Xaranna / Nxabega Option:
Scheduled flight between Cape Town International Airport and Maun Airport,
Scheduled flight between Maun Airport and Xaranna/Nxabega airstrip,
Return game drive transfers between airstrip and Xaranna or Nxabega,
Scheduled flight between Xaranna/Nxabega airstrip and Maun Airport.
All applicable conservation fees
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
All applicable flight taxes