A Tanzanian Lodge Was Just Named The Best Hotel In The World


Singita Game Reserves

Travel + Leisure just declared Singita Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park to be the best hotel in the world.It received a score of 98.44 out of 100 on a list based on reader surveys.

The hotel, which is made up of two lodges and a tent camp, offers unparalleled luxury in the thick of the wild.

It is located on the migratory route traversed annually by more than a million wildebeest, providing guests with incredible photo opportunities from their bedroom windows.

Despite its remote location, Singita’s guests are treated to five-star service and accommodations.

Rooms in the tents and villas start at around $1,095 per person per night; rates include daily game drives, food, and drink.

Singita's Faru Faru lodge can accommodate up to 22 guests at a time

The lodge's two swimming pools lie directly above a watering hole

Elephant sitings are not uncommon

Faru Faru has eight villa suites and a regular suite

Twice daily game drives with professional guides are included in the cost

Guests can enjoy an outdoor bath

Inside one of Faru Faru's suites

Faru Faru's luxury villa costs $4,730 per night

It has incredible views of the reserve

And a private outdoor area

The Sabora tented camp is reminiscent of a bygone era

Even the gym is in a tent

A lamp-lit dinner on the plains outside the tent camp

The tent camp gets a visitor

Not bad for a bathroom in a tent

The Sasakwa Lodge is built in the style of an Edwardian manor house

It has nine cottages and a private retreat

A bathroom with panoramic views at Sasakwa Lodge

Activities including archery, lawn croquet, stargazing safaris, mountain biking and tennis are available to guests

A canopied bed

One of the lodge's gorgeous sitting areas

Each cottage has a private infinity-edge pool

The dining room

There are spa, yoga, and gym facilities

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