Singita Castleton
South Africa, Sabi Sands

16°C

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Enjoy supper in the secret boma where your private chef will cook up a feast and you can enjoy the tastes of Africa under the stars, accompanied only by the sounds of the wild animals in the distance and a bottle of top quality wine chosen from your very own private cellar.

Rooms

Six individual cottages within the grounds of Castleton sole-use villa

Food

Dining room * Outdoor barbeque boma * Breakfast, lunch and dinner included in room rate

Drink

Wine cellar * All drinks (including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs, but excluding French Champagne) included in room rate

Features

Private boma with uninterrupted view of the watering hole * Private Land Rover with experienced field guide and tracker * Swimming pool * Private gym * Massage room * Cooking with your private chef * Wi-Fi and mobile phone contact limited due to remote location * Walking safaris * Mountain biking * Private tennis court and pavilion * Archery * Croquet * Stargazing * Television with full satellite / cable with DVD player in the main house * Children of all ages welcome; Babysitting service * Baking with lodge chef * Mini ranger’s course * Tailor-made family activities * Daytime game drives * Walking safaris * Community visits * Board games * Kosher/Halal food (prior notice required) * Complimentary laundry and valet services * Electricity/power: 220V, converters available * Hairdryers in each suite

Airport

Singita’s airstrip (10 minutes from the lodge) is accessible via scheduled flights or private charters. 1 hour from Johannesburg and 30 minutes from Nelspruit * Complimentary transfers to / from Singita Airstrip

Nearby

Kruger National Park * Big 5 Wildlife * Mozambique border * Singita Boutique & Gallery and Premier Wine Boutique

Setting

An exclusive-use lodge and historic farmhouse, the Singita Castleton Sabi Sands South Africa is situated in a prime location for close-up wildlife viewing. Elegant, stylish and family-friendly, the lodge boasts an original charm and a beautiful setting with open access to the 45,000-acre Sabi Sands Reserve. With your very own team of staff dedicated to making every part of your stay totally enjoyable, the Singita Castleton Sabi Sands South Africa offers an unparalleled level of hospitality and privacy with the ultimate in safari chic.

Look & Feel

As the former home of Singita founder Luke Bailes’ grandfather, the lodge has undergone a design revamp with a concept that captures the vivacious spirit and essence of the original lodge and fuses it with a fresh new look that focuses on rich layers and textures. The stone and thatch cottages boast handsome interiors featuring traditional tartans and classic prints against gentle and calming neutral walls. Flagstone floors and country furniture with Shaker simplicity add ambience. The colour palette and materials at Singita Castleton Sabi Sands South Africa are earthy, warm and honest with greys, browns, greens and dried parchment grass colours along with worn leather, linen and bagged washed walls creating an eclectic boutique ambience. The décor fuses nostalgia, romance and the beauty of a bygone era with a rustic, homely tone, industrial design edge, antique furnishings, tribal artefacts and a host of creature comforts such as plush throws and beautiful linens.

“The décor fuses romance and the beauty of a bygone era with a rustic, homely tone and a host of creature comforts.”

Appeal

The Singita Castleton provides the best of luxury, private living along with a welcoming atmosphere infused with excitement. High-end facilities include the extensive gardens and spa treatment room, while there is ample opportunity to enjoy the experience of Africa up close, not only out in the wilderness on a private guided safari but in the immediate surroundings. The country style kitchen is the centrepiece of the lodge and, as such, there are informal cooking and baking classes readily available to enjoy, allowing guests to smell and taste the real Africa. The Singita Castleton Sabi Sands South Africa provides an unforgettable experience – in a location where you can sit under the sprawling branches of an old fig tree sipping a cold drink and watching elephant gather at the waterhole, it seems that the safari never ends.

Secret

While Castleton offers sights of a diverse range of wildlife, wild dog sightings are a bonus and a rare treat. They sometimes rush through on the hunt and if you are lucky, stay awhile so you can witness them in their natural glory.