My husband and were originally supposed to stay at the Lion Sands River Lodge (which was fabulous!) but we got upgraded to the Ivory Lodge for our last two nights. The staff were so accomodating and the food was magnificent. This lodge caters a lot to honeymooners and couples who prefer a lot of privacy. The private plunge pool was amazing and the room and living area were immaculate. It was our honeymoon and the staff decorated our room with rose petals and had champagne waiting for us when we returned from dinner one night. The staff really pays attention to detail and they cater to your every need. They even have a hatch in the living room where they bring you coffee in the morning before the first game drive and you can have all of your meals delivered that way if you want. We preferred to dine on the main deck, but we did get a couple meals delivered. This is the most luxurious place I've stayed! The game drives were great and we saw the Big Five within the first couple drives. I would highly recommend this lodge. If it's too pricey, opt for the Lion Sands River Lodge, which is also great.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Family owned since 1933, this international award winning private game reserve spans across the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Lion Sands has four lodges; Lion Sands Ivory Lodge & Lion Sands River Lodge (Sabi Sand) and Lion Sands Tinga Lodge & Lion Sands Narina Lodge (Kruger Park). Each has a unique style, but is a reflection of Lion Sands' five-star signature of sophisticated interiors, unique experiences and service excellence. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Lion Sands Ivory Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
- Lion Sands Ivory Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa