Meet Camilla Rhodes: Philanthropy Coordinator, Zambia

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I have been the Philanthropy Coordinator in Zambia for almost two years; it is a role that is hugely gratifying with no two days the same. Alongside my duties in camp I can find myself overseeing the drilling of a borehole, having a meeting with government officials to discuss school literacy requirements and presenting a lecture on conservation practices to school pupils all in the same week. It certainly keeps me on my toes!

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5 Reasons to Spend Christmas with Sanctuary Retreats

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Christmas. For some it will evoke visions of home comforts, bubbly beverages and pine needles covering the living room floor. For others, Christmas is a time to travel. Whether that means travelling to warmer or colder climes, Christmas is the perfect opportunity to take a much needed vacation.

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Operation Phoenix: Madikwe Game Reserve

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When planning a luxury safari, South Africa will no doubt be one of the top destinations in your mind. However, choosing which park or reserve to spend your time in can be a daunting prospect. At Sanctuary Retreats, we think Madikwe Game Reserve is the greatest private game reserve South Africa has to offer.

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Meet Luckson Situmbeko: Expert Guide at Sussi & Chuma

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Meet Luckson Situmbeko, one of our expert guides at Sussi & Chuma in Zambia. Having fallen in love with nature as a child, he is now one of the top guides in the lodge, and never fails to deliver on his promises to our guests. We spoke to Luckson to find out what makes him tick, and why he is so good at what he does.

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World Elephant Day 2014

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Olonana beadwork group

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The latest updates from our Maasai beadwork project in Kenya...

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Updates from Nakatindi

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New water tank for Nakatindi school, plus improvements to the garden...

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Nakatindi clinic in operation

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We're delighted to share with you that Nakatindi clinic is now in operation and has had it's first patients through the doors...

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Olonana undergoes authentic Maasai refurbishment

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Olonana has recently had an authentic Maasai refurbishment, with the help of the local Maasai ladies.

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Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

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Today we celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival - the second largest annual festival in China...

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Saadani engagment

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Friendship, promises and fairy tale endings at Saadani Safari Lodge

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The man behind the paintbrush

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Let us introduce you to Maung Thiha, the man behind the creation of our beautiful watercolours...

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