And again we had another memorable stay at The Retreat! We were pampered from the moment we arrived till we left. Nothing was too much for the superb staff. Our drivers were great and did their enormous best to show us many animals. Thanks to them we saw the leopard which is rare to see in the reserve. The meals... More
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Retreat, located in Northern Selous, is a twelve-suite exquisite hideaway that offers complete seclusion in the heart of remote bush lands. The set tented suites under palm thatched roofs with expansive distance between each suite have been constructed to correspond with the surrounding habitat, whilst guaranteeing privacy and romance. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Selous Game Reserve is the largest protected wildlife sanctuary in Africa and is widely accredited as being the most pristine wilderness and one of the "secrets of Africa." Elephants, lions, black rhinos, leopards, wild dogs, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles and more than 400 different birds can be seen among many other wildlife. Sumbazi airstrip, 30 minutes drive from the Lodge, is served by several airlines from Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Ruaha. Seek adventure, rejuvenate the soul, re-define the balance of life in taking a breath from the hectic world. Tailored made activities are assuring that every guest can explore and experience The Africa right for him or her. Our passionate and experienced guides are true "guides" into such tailor made experiences made as daily excursions from the lodge on foot, boat or road in tracking untamed animals in combination of a night in a fly camp or in our love nest. A serene point of relaxation is our outdoor "Senses to Africa SPA" at the shores of the River with wet and dry treatment areas and a Jacuzzi using ancient traditional and medical ingredients and wisdoms. ... more less
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