Located close to Singita Boulders, Singita Ebony is a much more traditional camp than its super famous neighbour; a seriously good safari camp with the same levels of service and hospitality as Boulders
Singita Ebony - The Details
Singita Ebony was the founding lodge of the Singita brand and is situated in the heart of the Sabi Sand Reserve, North Eastern South Africa. The reserve itself is over 18 000 hectares (45 000 acres) alongside the Kruger National Park. Access is by road or by air, with the Sabi Sands being 90 minutes flight from Johannesburg.
Singita Ebony is located on the Sand river that runs through the Singita Reserve. There are 12 super luxurious suites and a stunning communal area that looks over the sand river. The lodge also has a bar area and a traditional open boma as well as a gymnasium, health spa, library complete with computers and direct internet links as well as an incredibly well stocked wine cellar.
The 12 super luxurious suites complete with sumptuous bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, an expansive living area with double sided fire place, mini-bar and fridge, private wooden leisure decks with a private plunge pool as well as air conditioning and ceiling fans. The rooms have direct dial telephones. Quite simply, they are some of the most luxurious accommodations in Africa and Singita Ebony, along with its sister camp Singita Boulders are two of the continents most famous properties.
The main activities at Singita Ebony are game drives at day and night (into the evening). The swimming pool and private plunge pools provide extra areas to exercise and there are guided bush walks around the lodge vicinity. Community village trips can be made to the nearby villages outside the Sabi sand Reserve and the lodge shop is remarkably well stocked with a range of African artefacts and curios.
The Sabi Sand Singita Reserve is home to Singita Ebony and Singita Boulders and has its own private airstrip, serviced by a number of scheduled carriers as well as private charters. It is also possible to self drive into both camps though the vast majority of clients fly into camp.
The Sabi Sands is an area known for prolific wildlife and exclusive game viewing to match any Africa Safari
. The absence of fencing means that animals migrate between the Kruger itself and the Sabi Sands. The region is one of the most prolific wildlife areas in the world and the exclusive Singita reserve is one of the largest of the Sabi Sand private reserves.
Activities here inlcude game drives in open-sided vehicles and bush walks taken by your expert guide and tracker. The service and hospitality at Singita Ebony, is of the highest standard and is certainly worth every penny!
Combining a stay at Singita in the Sabi Sands with a trip to the Kalahari makes for one of the most extraordinary holidays one could wish for. Tswalu
in the Kalahari also delivers a first-class all round experience. The variety in wildlife and the diversity in habitats makes blending these two areas a perfect match.
Before, after or in between your safari experience, rounding the trip off with a visit to the world's most beautiful city is a must. Cape Town
is an exceptional city full of fantastic restaurants, bars and beautiful natural surroundings. With transport links across South Africa being some of the best on the continent, moving around the country couldn't be easier!