Sabi Sand & Savé Conservancy

south africa & zimbabwe

A 14-night private stay at
Singita Castleton & Malilangwe House

DAYS 1-8 AT SINGITA CASTLETON

Steeped in history and set in the heart of the Sabi Sand Reserve, Singita Castleton is the former home of the grandfather of Singita’s Founder, Luke Bailes.

This stately African farmhouse overlooks a busy waterhole where game regularly gathers to drink and provides a bush experience characterised by an intimate and welcoming warmth, the utmost comfort, unrivalled luxury and complete exclusivity. A private outdoor boma with uninterrupted views of the surrounding landscape allows for magical fireside dinners under the stars – completing this quintessential safari experience. With its full staff complement, including a Field Guide, chef and host, every preference is catered for and guests have complete freedom to set the pace of their days.

Activites:

  • Private dinners tailored to specific guest/group preferences.

  • Guided bush walks.

  • Stargazing.

  • Private cooking classes with the onsite chef in Castleton’s home-style kitchen.

  • Learning the art of tracking animals in the bush.

  • Learning more about ancient African bush remedies.

  • Yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions (guided options available).

  • Visit to K9-anti poaching unit.

  • Beginner/intermediate birding course at the Khoza Pan hide.

  • Tailormade no-touch wellness treatments combining soothing, pampering products and carefully curated rituals. Guests are guided to connect with nature as they revive body, mind and soul and the treatments include sound therapy, aromatherapy, as well as harnessing the nurturing properties of Africa’s unique textures and tastes.

  • Private onsite facilities for guests: yoga pavillion and room, fitness centre, private treatment rooms, tennis court, swimming pool and boules court.

  • Private wine cellar and wine tastings.

inclusions

  • Conservation contribution and tourism levy.

  • VIP meet-and-greet arrival and access to VIP lounge.

  • Assistance with immigration and customs.

  • Direct private return charter flights to Singita’s private airstrip from Fireblade Aviation at
    OR Tambo International Airport.

  • All accommodation, meals, drinks and game drives.

  • Specially curated onsite activities and guest experiences.

  • Private guide, private host, chef and full house staff.

DAYS 9-15 AT MALILANGWE HOUSE

Malilangwe House is an elegant exclusive-use villa is perched on a sandstone ridge and offers inimitable views of the surrounding landscape and beautiful Malilangwe Dam below.

Designed for families and friends, it includes five expansive bedrooms – each with its own private deck – and offers guests the relaxed freedom to tailor-make their stay any way they want, with a dedicated private chef, game vehicle, Field Guide and host catering for their every need. Malilangwe House’s expansive living spaces include an interactive kitchen, a signature Singita ‘bar-deli’, various outdoor decks and a large rim-flow pool with panoramic views.

Activites:

  • Private dinners tailored to specific guest/group preferences.

  • Guided bush walks.

  • Stargazing.

  • Workout/training sessions with scouts (subject to availability).

  • Guided hikes to visit the 110+ rock art sites.

  • Bespoke boat picnics on the Malilangwe Dam among the hippos and Pamushana’s magical birdlife.

  • Tigerfish and bream fishing on the dam.

  • Guided photography sessions at the Whata Hide where animals gather to drink close-by on eye level.

  • Night-sound safaris.

  • Private onsite facilities for guests: yoga, fitness centre, interactive kitchen, rim-flow pool.

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Singita Malilangwe House Family dining a

inclusions:

  • Private charter flights: directly from Singita’s private airstrip in Singita Sabi Sand via Kruger Mpumalanga International to Buffalo Range International in Zimbabwe (to clear customs), and then to the Lonestar Airstrip.

  • All accommodation, meals, drinks and game drives.

  • Private guide, private host, chef and full house staff.

  • Specially curated onsite activities and guest experiences.

TRANSFER on arrival INCLUDES:

  • Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). (Hangarage available.)

  • Met by Equity Aviation on tarmac and escorted to VIP lounge outside main terminal building.

  • Clear immigrations and customs at VIP lounge. Well-managed process to avoid queues and any coinciding with other commercial flights.

  • Relax in lounge and enjoy refreshments.

  • Escorted by Singita Host to Grumeti Air private charter flight on Grand Caravan-aircraft.

  • Direct flight (1 hr 15 min) to Singita Sasakwa Airstrip.

  • Met by dedicated Singita Field Guide in open safari vehicle.

  • Short 10-minute transfer to Singita Serengeti House.

TRAVEL BETWEEN PROPERTIES:

  • 10-minute private charter from Singita Sabi Sand (Castleton) to Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport to clear customs.

  • Assistance with immigration and customs.

  • Continue to Buffalo Range International Airport (Zimbabwe); approximately 55-minute flight.

  • Assistance with immigration and customs at Buffalo Range Airport before departing to Lonestar Airstrip at The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve - a short 5 minute flight away.

  • Met at airstrip by dedicated Singita Field Guide in open vehicle.

  • Short 10-minute transfer to Singita Pamushana and Malilangwe House.

TRANSFER on DEPARTURE INCLUDES:

  • Private charter flight from Singita Sasakwa Airstrip to Kigali International Airport in Grand Caravan-aircraft.

  • Meet-and-greet by Akagera Aviation and assistance with clearing immigration and customs. Well managed process to avoid coinciding with arrivals of other commercial airlines.

  • Direct private helicopter transfer (30 min) in Agusta-helicopters to helipad at Singita Volcanoes National Park.

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