Prior to the pandemic, there was already a host of established exclusive-use properties throughout the African continent. However, several exclusive-use properties have launched amid the pandemic with more following suit in 2021.
The Residence by Atzaro, Cape Town, South Africa
The Residence by Atzaro is a luxury, midcentury-style private villa at the foot of Table Mountain.
Tswalu Kalahari Tarkuni Homestead, Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
Once the Oppenheimer family home at Tswalu, Tarkuni Homestead offers travelers their own secluded piece of the Kalahari.
Tembo Plains Camp, Private Sapi Reserve, Zimbabwe (set to launch in mid-2021)
Tembo Plains has four double- or twin bed-configuration tents, each with its own private indoor lounge area, outdoor swimming pool (with exercise bikes on a wide veranda) and outdoor dining area.
Siringit Migration Camp by Mantis, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania (set to launch late 2021)
The newest addition to the Siringit Collection, the Siringit Migration Camp features eight luxury, ensuite canvas tents built on raised platforms that provide a front-row seat to the world's greatest spectacle, the great annual migration.
Marataba Star Camp, Limpopo, South Africa
Located at Marataba Conservation, every booking is on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis and always gets a private safari vehicle and guide. Here you not only have an exclusive option in camp but also the opportunity to engage in meaningful conservation activities. Marataba Star Camp was launched this month and is an exclusive luxury camping experience for up to eight guests and all about building nature connectedness.
Nkarhi Homestead, Tanda Tula, South Africa
At Tanda Tula, Nkarhi Homestead was opened as an exclusive option aimed at a more affordable price point.