You say there’s no place like home? Get out of here!


You say there’s no place like home? Get out of here!

Two sterling safari lodges to put on your wish list, with big five sightings and splendid isolation on the menu

Nokubonga Thusi and Nothemba Mkhondo


You’ll probably run into all the members of the big five, and that’s just on your way from the entrance of the Madikwe Game Reserve to Molori Safari Lodge ( Each of Molori’s handful of suites comes complete with jacuzzi, swimming pool, and an open-plan design with fully-folding glass doors that face out onto the seemingly endless landscape – you’re deep in sunset-watching territory here.

The spa is small but charming and the treatment menu has something for everyone. The Afrique Harmony massage uses botanical-infused Terres d’Afrique products, deep-tissue massage techniques, and a tri-touch stick that feels like a rolling pin on your muscles. The massage, which is described as a lymphatic drainage treatment, kneads the tension out of your entire body...

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