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Ten Breathtaking Views..... Right From Your Room

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From the Irrawaddy River to the Masai Mara National Park, these ten breathtaking room views have been hand-picked by the experts at Sanctuary Retreats. The stunning sights take in the spectacle of the Okavango Delta from a luxurious tented camp and a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean right from the suites that open on to the beach.

1. Sanctuary Chief's Camp, Botswana

A very special wake-up call at Sanctuary Chief's Camp. Located on Chief's Island in the Mombo Concession of the Moremi Game Reserve, this area is known as the Predator Capital of Africa. Just look out for lions on the walkways...

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"I think I will run out of adjectives before I finish this review. We had such a wonderful experience at this camp."  Guest on TripAdvisor

2. Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Uganda

The Gorilla Forest Camp is nestled deep inside the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the gorillas sometimes pay a visit to the camp's curio shop... 

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"We enjoyed a marvellous 3 nights at at Gorilla Forrest Camp. We had high expectations for our entire Bwindi gorilla experience, and we were not disappointed!" Guest on TripAdvisor.

3. Sanctuary Stanley's Camp, Botswana

A classic tented camp located on a private concession in the Okavango Delta, Sanctuary Stanley's Camp offers our unique elephant interaction. 

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"Lovely setting, the "tents" have everything you need, with a great outdoor shower. Highlight definitely the morning with the elephant walk, and an evening ride in a mokoro." Guest on TripAdvisor

4. Sanctuary Saadani Safari Lodge, Tanzania

Saadani is the only wildlife sanctuary in Tanzania bordering the ocean. Game viewing varies throughout the year and the area is known for sightings of porcupines, civets, bush pigs, baboons and vervet monkeys.

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"The lodge itself is beautiful, we stayed in the Maridadi suite which was very private on the beach with the ocean as air condition." Guest on TripAdvisor.

5. Sanctuary Swala, Tanzania

Elephants and Sanctuary Swala are synonymous with each other and many a guest has not even ventured on drive while staying with us as everything can be seen from your deck. 

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 "This is a very special place and anyone planning a trip to Tarangire should certainly consider a stay here. You will be well cared for by the gracious hosts and their very well trained team." Guest on TripAdvisor.

6. Sanctuary Olonana, Kenya

Overlooking the Mara River, award-winning Sanctuary Olonana, our first ever luxury safari property, is the idyllic location to experience a classic and authentic African safari.

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"We stayed at the Olonana Sanctuary in the Masai Mara and it was breath taking. Excellent location on the river where a family of hippo resided." Guest on TripAdvisor

7. Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer, China

With the largest cabins and suites on the river, all with private balconies, as well as the highest crew to passenger ratio on the river of 1:1, this is a Yangzi cruise unlike any other.

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"A wonderful experience. An excellent and very informative trip. We felt the crew really made an effort to make our visit enjoyable and they were always friendly and entertaining." Guest testimonial.

8. Sanctuary Ananda, Myanmar

Set on the westernmost edge of Southeast Asia, Myanmar is one of the most physically diverse and beautiful countries in the region - if not the world. Sanctuary Ananda is custom built by local craftsmen using traditional materials, offering sleek contemporary luxury.

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 "I'll be honest, I tried. I really did. I gave it my full attention. I desperately tried to think of something I would have changed. But I couldn't think of a thing." Stan Cullimore, MailOnline journalist.

9. Sanctuary Sun Boat III, Egypt

Modelled on the opulent era of the 20s and 30s, Sanctuary Sun Boat III has exquisite facilities from delicious gourmet dining in the restaurant to sipping refreshing cocktails on the sun deck, or enjoying afternoon tea in the stunning lounge. 

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"Sanctuary Retreats' Sun Boat III takes passengers on a Nile River cruise in the ultimate lap of luxury. Fit for Cleopatra herself". Yahoo Travel.

10. Puku Ridge, Zambia

Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp has embraced a very natural African chic style in its decoration, blending in completely with its local environment. Overlooking the beautiful floodplains below, the tents are spacious and comfortable, with private decked balconies and secluded outdoor showers.

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"We have been to Africa three times and we loved Zambia for the people and the animal sightings. Better than in South Africa. One lodge stood out for me as simply the most wonderful experience yet." Guest on TripAdvisor.