Top 10 Luxury African Safari Swimming Pools with a view

Posted by Binny Shah-Patel     Posted on 08/03/2018
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    Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

    When you are on a luxurious safari, there is no better place for some relaxing downtime on a hot day than lazing by a pool with a jaw dropping view of the African wilderness. Imagine being able to observe some of the amazing animals in the distance while cooling off from the heat in one of these fantastic swimming pools! Make a splash and book a luxury safari at one of these picturesque locations.

    Mahali Mzuri, which translates as ‘Nice Place’ in Swahili, is Sir Richard Branson’s 12-tented luxury safari camp situated in the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the Masai Mara, Kenya. It has a 12 metre outdoor infinity pool overlooking the conservancy and is the perfect place for a refreshing swim.

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    Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Tanzania

    Four Seasons Serengeti

    This spectacular free-form infinity pool overlooks a watering hole and the Serengeti plains. You can see elephants, wildebeest, giraffes and so many more magnificent animals while soaking in this gorgeous pool. It is the perfect spot to enjoy a sundowner or watch the sunrise. There are plenty of sun loungers to relax on by the pool as well as a bar service which runs all day.

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    Sanctuary Swala Camp, Tanzania

    Sanctuary Swala Camp

    Sanctuary Swala Camp is located in a secluded area of Tarangire National Park, in Tanzania. It has an infinity pool that overlooks a waterhole, where you can spot various game whilst taking a leisurely swim.

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    Kapama Karula, South Africa

    Kapama Karula

    Meaning ‘place of peace,’ Kapama Karula, found in the Kruger National Park, is a luxurious lodge with suites that have heated pools for year-round swimming.

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    Lion Sands Tinga Lodge, South Africa

    Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

    Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is the perfect place to unwind after a wonderful safari, and it has a large infinity pool, or you could opt to stay in one of the suites and have  the privacy of your own plunge pool.

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    Chongwe River Camp, Zambia

    Chongwe River Camp

    Located at the confluence of the Chongwe and Zambezi Rivers, The Chongwe River Camp’s pool has views of the rivers as well as the terrain. A gorgeous location at one of the most relaxed and unique camps in the Lower Zambezi.

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    Mowani Mountain Camp, Namibia

    Mowani Mountain Camp

    The Mowani Mountain Camp, whose name means ‘Window on Heaven,’  is located amongst the dramatic rock kopjes in the Twyfelfontein area of Damaraland, Namibia. Its pool has a majestic view of the kopjes and is the perfect spot to enjoy sundowners and a swim in an incredible natural setting.

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    Azura Selous, Tanzania

    Azura Selous

    After an exhilarating Tanzanian safari, the amazing pool at Azura Selous is a heavenly spot in which to relax and watch hippos play in the nearby Great Ruaha River. It’s location, in one of the largest game reserves in Africa, makes it perfect to spot lots of wildlife.

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    Elephant Camp, Zimbabwe

    Elephant Camp

    The Elephant Camp, Zimbabwe is a luxurious intimate lodge close to the Victoria Falls. It has luxury tent accommodation for up to 24 guests. Every suite has its own  plunge pool, private viewing deck, and private lounge area, making it the ultimate place to unwind after an adventure-filled day.

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    &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, Kenya

    &beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

    The &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp is located along the Sabaringo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment, and looks out onto the plains of the Masai Mara. It has a rim-flow, outdoor swimming pool, and set on an enviable location at the edge of the Mara, where you can experience some extraordinary views.

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