Nearly ½ million votes - here's who got listed
15 October 2018

THE BEST OF THE BEST OF TRAVEL

Almost half a million readers submitted their favourites in Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 READERS' CHOICE AWARDS, the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry.

We are proud to list our members included in CNT's RCA 2018:

ANGAMA MARA, Mara Triangle, Kenya


#1 in the Top Resorts in Africa and #5 in The Best Resorts in the World. So well-deserved and well done to this fabulous team.

CNT comment — "gobsmacking, 180-views of the savanna, whether you're lying in bed or taking a shower."

CHINDENI, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia


#5 in the Top Resorts in Africa and #11 in The Best Resorts in the World, we are incredibly proud of The Bushcamp Company for this achievement, as well as for Mfuwe Lodge being voted #14 in the Top Resorts in Africa.

CNT comment — "Chindeni's strength is its simplicity. But for our buck, it's the views from the evening sundowners, taken on your terrace, overlooking the lagoon where herds of hippo wallow, that will stay with you long after you return home."

GIBB'S FARM, Karatu, Tanzania


Voted #6 in the Top Hotels in Africa, Gibb's Farm remains everyone's darling on the Tanzanian safari circuit. If you've visited, you'll know why.

CNT comment — "This farmhouse on the wooded slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater overflows with history and character."

GIRAFFE MANOR, Nairobi, Kenya


Voted #9 in the Top Hotels in Africa, a kiss from an endangered Rothschild's giraffe is probably on most people's bucket list. Our advice? Make it happen!

CNT comment — "No matter how many safaris you've been on, there is nothing quite as wonderful and unforgettable as having breakfast or tea with the giraffes here."

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We are incredibly fortunate to work with such a fantastic portfolio of elegant boutique hotels, ultimate safari experiences and ground-breaking conservation initiatives. Our team of 21 is based across 3 continents, sharing our passion for a sustainable Africa far and wide.

If you are interested in joining our team, take a peek at our new CAREERS PAGE.
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Suzanne

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South Africa

WHAT WE LOVE: Many of our team are South African and we are all extremely passionate about the country, its people, wildlife and scenic beauty – who would not be with an office in the Cape winelands! But most of all we are proud of what South Africa has achieved and the challenges we have overcome. It is a country that has diversity as its hallmark. From lush forests, vast savannahs, beautiful beaches, arid semi-desert, dramatic mountain ranges to its cosmopolitan cities, ‘Big Five’ wildlife reserves, winelands, gourmet restaurants and colourful shanty towns: South Africa has all any visitor could ask for. Strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife, it is also a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism.

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Sangha Lodge

CONGO CONSERVATION COMPANY launches their collaboration between Odzala Discovery Camps and Sangha Lodge with combined Congo Basin Discoveries effective from 3rd January 2019.

Located 5 kilometers outside the Dzanga-Sangha Special Reserve in the Central African Republic, the central heart of the African continent, you will find wildlife as you have never seen it before, with forest elephants congregating en-masse in the bai, often accompanied by forest buffalo, bongo, red river hog or giant forest hog. The river and birding experiences are dynamic and engaging and you may enjoy a cultural opportunity of witnessing the indigenous Ba‘Aka (pygmies) practicing traditional net hunting, hut building and collecting medicinal plants still in use today.

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