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Sanctuary Retreats portfolio of luxury safari lodges and river cruise boats brings the boutique experience to guests with the added promise of authenticity. Located in some of the most stunning locations in the world, each property is completely individual in its design. Born in Africa with Sanctuary Olonana, in Kenya, we now own and operate additional lodges and camps in Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Namibia.

Building on our heritage of luxury adventure travel, we also manage and run four spectacular river cruise boats in one of the most amazing cultural and ecological sites in the world, the epic river Nile in Egypt. 

Besides offering exceptional luxury and some of the most impressive game viewing in the world, Sanctuary Retreats is also dedicated to philanthropy. We continue to build long lasting relationships with the rural communities in which we operate. Our goal is to identify and sponsor long-term, viable and self-sustaining projects that will have the support of our staff and visitors. The projects listed on these pages are all collaborative. We work closely with the local communities to determine their needs and improve their well-being.

Over the past 20 years, we’ve earned a reputation for quality, with our exclusive collection of boutique lodges, camps and ships. This means impeccable service, stylish accommodation, exquisite food, local expertise and immersive experiences. Think cinematic views of African wildlife from a plush king-sized bed or private plunge pool. Or relaxing in a luxe pool cabana on an elegant ship as epic scenery glides past.

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