Sleeping Under the Stars: Exhilarating African Safari Experiences
What can be more exciting than sleeping under the stars on an African safari? Whether it’s a luxurious star bed attached to your suite, a treehouse, or a lone bed set up in the veld, there are numerous options to choose from. In this article, we will highlight 10 stunning star bed experiences that we especially like.
Khwai Private Reserve, Botswana
The Khwai sky bed in Botswana is situated on a platform overlooking a waterhole. Guests can enjoy a unique sleeping experience while observing the beautiful surroundings.
Singita Sweni, South Africa
At Singita’s Sweni in Kruger National Park, guests can sleep under the stars in a star bed located near one of the suites. It offers a perfect blend of luxury and natural beauty.
Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique
Set on the Mozambican shore of Lake Malawi, Nkwichi Lodge provides an enchanting sleep-out experience. Guests can enjoy the tranquility of sleeping under the African sky.
Meno a Kwena, Botswana
Sleep outs at Meno a Kwena camp in Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans National Park offer a unique opportunity to connect with nature. Guests can choose to sleep in the open veld and marvel at the starry sky.
Elawana Loisaba, Kenya
Elawana Loisaba in Kenya boasts handcrafted four-poster wooden beds on raised wooden platforms. Guests can roll out these beds each night to enjoy a memorable sleep under the endless African sky.
In the Serengeti, Tanzania, Olakira camp offers star beds for guests to marvel at the African night sky. It’s an unforgettable experience in the heart of the wild.
Little Kulala Lodge, Namibia
Located in Sossusvlei, Namibia, Little Kulala Lodge by andBeyond is a haven for those seeking a unique star bed experience. Guests can sleep under the stars and wake up to breathtaking desert views.
Jaci’s, Madikwe, South Africa
Jaci’s in Madikwe, South Africa, offers two new Starbed Suites that provide the ultimate private and romantic safari accommodation. Guests can choose to sleep indoors or under the African sky on a king-size bed.
Lion Sands, South Africa
Lion Sands private reserve in Sabi Sand boasts three treehouses. The Chalkley Treehouse, located on the site of an ancestral camp, offers a historical and atmospheric sleepout experience.
Tswalu, Kalahari, South Africa
Tswalu’s Malori, meaning ‘dreamer’ in Tswana, offers a unique sleepout experience. Guests can choose to sleep under the thatch or on a completely open deck. The Malori deck provides a raised platform and a thatched overhang for protection in case of rain.
For more information and bookings, please contact Tswalu.