- Magnificent game viewing deck
- Your own private plunge pool
- Birdlife and wildlife sightings
- Guided safari walks
- Outdoor showers and those baths
- Safaris in the Sabi Sand Reserve bordering the Kruger National Park
- Large luxury air-conditioned suite options
- Beautiful main swimming pool
General Lodge Information
- Lodge type; Luxury Safari Lodge
- Location; Sabi Sand Game Reserve
- Lodge size; 12 suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Singita Ebony, The Pioneer Lodge Of Luxury Safaris And Wildlife Viewing In Africa
Singita Ebony Lodge is the standard with which all other South Africa lodges are judged.
As of July 2015, Ebony has had a complete re-design taking this pioneering lodge to a whole new level of luxury.
Large natural open spaces now immerse guests as they take in the surrounding wildlife and vistas. The decor of the central guest areas is inspired by local tribal culture, the wildlife of the Sabi Sand all mixed with the palette of black and white from the ebony trees from which the lodge gets its name.
Ebony Lodge is located in the Singita Game Reserve (within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve), which is adjacent to the Kruger National Park.
Ebony Lodge is set in a natural environment that provides excellent opportunities for spotting wildlife, including Africa's "Big 5". This, the original Singita Lodge provides an unforgettable safari experience with sheer decadence and fantastic wildlife.
Sabi Sand Reserve Information
The Singita Game Reserve is one of the most beautiful private game reserves in South Africa.
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve, within which the Singita Game Reserve lies, is known for its high concentrations of birdlife and wildlife, including frequent leopard sightings.
The reserve offers guests the opportunity to go on safari and witness Africa's wildlife in their natural habitat.
You are guaranteed to see plenty of wildlife when staying at Ebony Camp.
Rooms and Suites
Singita Ebony Lodge features twelve luxurious suites suspended above the Sand River banks, each with an outdoor private deck and private heated plunge pool in complete seclusion.
Canvas and glass walls with thatched roofing create a safari concept that is there to maximise the surrounding space and views out over and into the bushveld.
The suites themselves are vast in nature, with interiors that feature curated still-life collections of antiques and artefacts, as well as vintage campaign furniture.
All the suites offer up private wooden leisure decks with a heated private plunge pool and sun loungers.
Air-conditioning is standard throughout.
En-suite sumptuous bathrooms offer freestanding baths, indoor and outdoor showers and all the space one could need.
The twelve suites are made up of the following;
- Six River Facing Suites (Couples or single travellers)
- Two Bush Facing suites (Couples or single travellers)
- Two Lewis Suites (ideal for families with teenage children or two couples travelling together)
- Two Family Suites (ideal for families with small children with two interleading en-suite rooms)
- One Villa option (when one combines the 2x family suites above into one villa that sleeps eight in total, suitable for a larger family group or a small group of friends)
Cuisine and Wine
Cuisine and wine are an important part of the Singita safari experience.
The cuisine at Singita Ebony Lodge is of a World-Class nature, whether it be breakfast, brunch, lunch, high tea or dinner.
Many of the latest global food trends trickle down to the kitchen, where chefs prepare cuisine with classic French inspiration combined with local ingredients and ideas to create meals that are simply out of this world.
Simply put, there are no better lodges in South Africa than that of Singita Sabi Sand collection when it comes to cuisine.
The wine cellar is overseen by a sommelier who can help guests select the perfect bottle to complement their meal. The wine cellar at Singita Ebony is home to an impressive collection of South Africa wines, which can be enjoyed in the comfort of your suite or the central lounge area.
The central guest and main lodge at Singita Ebony Lodge provides a stunning backdrop for game viewing, with the ebony trees providing natural shade and privacy.
The lodge facilities include a central lounge and bar area, a wine cellar, an outdoor boma area, a swimming pool, and a spa and wellness center.
The central lounge and bar area is the perfect place to relax after a day of game viewing, with its comfortable sofas and stunning views over the Sand River.
A boutique shop and gallery is available onsite for those last-minute gifts that one needs to purchase for family and friends (or yourself)
A television in the library is available for guests to catch up on the latest news, rugby, soccer or cricket match.
Complimentary WiFi access is available (due to the remote location of the lodge, the wireless connection can be slow and intermittent).
Singita Private Game Reserve features a variety of safari activities to enjoy while staying at the Ebony Lodge.
Game drives with professional guides are a popular option, and guests can explore the vast Sabi Sands Game Reserve in search of elephants, Cape buffalos, lions, leopards, and other exceptional wildlife sightings.
Walking safaris are also available and offer a more up-close and personal experience with the wildlife.
Other activities available at Singita Ebony include stargazing, bird watching, and visiting the on-site spa.
No matter what type of Kruger National park safari experience you are looking for, Singita is sure to have something for you.
A private safari vehicle is available should one desire private game drives with one's own private guide and tracker.
Family Friendly In The Kruger National Park
Singita Ebony Lodge is one of the most family-friendly lodges in South Africa for those looking to explore the wilds of the Kruger National Park region.
There are a host of age-appropriate safari activities, fantastic family-orientated accommodation options as well as delicious meals suitable for children of all ages.
Safari activities available include bush walks, mountain biking, astronomy and stargazing, and mini rangers' courses.
This is the perfect lodge for families looking to experience an African safari.
Spa and Wellness
The Singita Ebony spa and wellness centre offers an array of treatments and massages to choose from. From 30-minute options through to half-day options should one desire, there is something for everyone here.
Guests can enjoy a range of treatments, including massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa also offers packages for singles or couples.
You can enjoy a treatment in the tranquillity of the spa area, outdoors on the deck, or in the privacy of your suite.
All treatments and massages at any of the Singita Lodges are performed using Dermalogica and Terres d’Afrique products, so you can be sure you’re getting the best possible care.
Looking for an unforgettable safari experience with sheer decadence, look no further than Singita Ebony, a classic safari lodge.
This pioneering lodge has been completely redesigned as of July 2015 and now features large natural open spaces that immerse guests in the surrounding wildlife and bushveld vistas.
Singita Ebony Lodge is the perfect choice for an unforgettable safari experience. With its luxurious suites and central location in the Singita Game Reserve, guests will have plenty of opportunities to spot Africa's Big 5 and explore the great outdoors.
Rates from R33 370.00 pp
- Singita Ebony Lodge Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals and beverages (including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs, but excluding French Champagne)
- Twice daily open Land Rover safaris, walking safaris and archery
- Return road transfers between the Singita airstrip and the lodges
- Laundry service
- Tourism Levy and Conservation Contribution
- Telephone calls
- Purchases from the Singita Boutique and Gallery
- French Champagne
- Spa treatments
- Transport to and from the reserve