26 F O R R E S E R V A T I O N S C A L L U S O N 0845 130 6982 Safari Houses of Africa Elsa’s Private House Meru, Kenya This beautiful two bedroom house sleeps four and sits in the untamed wilderness of Meru National Park, made famous by the film ‘Born Free’ and George Adamson’s lions. It provides complete exclusivity and privacy. The living area spills into your very own private swimming pool with a spectacular view overlooking the Meru plains. The private safari house, private villa or camp is the fabulous new way to enjoy Africa at your own pace. Perfect for families and groups of friends looking for something different - it is a wilderness experience par excellence that allows you the freedom of your own secluded luxury retreat. This relaxed and personal alternative to the traditional safari holiday gives you the chance to enjoy private game-viewing with your own vehicles and guide, and unlimited flexibility over game viewing times – perfect for families and small groups! Most of the safari houses have pools, and all come with their own personal team of staff, who will serve meals wherever and whenever you like - the ultimate in bush luxury! The best news is that for a group of six or more it is often little more than the cost of a traditional safari lodge - for one that is personally tailored just for you! Loisaba Cottage Laikipia, Kenya This cottage offers a truly exclusive experience and has panoramic views for hundreds of miles from the Rift Valley escarpment. It has two double bedrooms and sleeps four. As well as your own staff, game-drive vehicle and guide, you can also use the main lodge’s facilities including the spa, swimming pool, and tennis court. Additional activities include horse riding, bush walking, game driving, and camel trekking.
S E E U S O N T H E W E B AT wildlifeworldwide.com 27 Africa / Safari Houses Jasmine House Lamu, Kenya Jasmine House was built by a family in 1989 and has always rung with peals of children's laughter. It remains a family's holiday home. With five bedrooms, four bathrooms, its many terraces and patios and the safe and secluded pool garden, Jasmine is an ideal choice for families with children or groups of friends. For up to five couples sharing it's an unbeatable oasis to relax in. A private chef and host will ensure you have a memorable stay. Robin’s House South Luangwa, Zambia This private family house in one of Zambia’s top wildlife parks is open year round and offers amazing views of the animals that come down to drink from the Luangwa River. Comprising two luxury bedrooms (a double and a triple), each with its own bathroom, a sitting room and dining room, it can sleep four to five adults, or more if the group includes children. Chongwe River House Lower Zambezi, Zambia This large new four bedroom house sleeps eight, and sits on the banks of the Chongwe River. The enormous sitting room and bedrooms look out over the deck and pool to a spectacular view of river and mountains beyond. The river is the main water source and you will be able to watch game feeding and watering throughout the day. There are walking safaris, canoes and boats for river activities, a wide range of hosted activities for children (minimum age 7), and a child minder. Luangwa House South Luangwa, Zambia This stunning new four bedroom private house is situated on the edge of a seasonal lagoon where the game, including herds of elephants and giraffe, feed and water throughout the day. Sleeping eight, there is an enormous shared living area, balconies, verandas, a swimming pool and an open terrace for dining. There are hosted activities for children (minimum age 7) independent of parents, and a child minder is also available.