Singita Ebony Lodge stands steadfast amongst enormous trees on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of South Africa’s ‘big cat country.’
A blend of European heritage and African boldness welcomes visitors with the down-to-earth warmth of a much-loved family home. Spacious interiors are styled with a varied mix of rich colours, and inviting textures and layers, making Singita Ebony Lodge an idyllic retreat.
Safari can open a child’s eyes to the beauty of the natural world, which is why children of all ages are welcome at Singita Ebony and Boulders Lodges. With various accommodation options to choose from, Singita Sabi Sand is an ideal destination for families of all shapes, sizes and ages.
Singita Ebony Lodge comprises 12 suites, each with its own private plunge pool. Interiors feature curated still-life collections of antiques and artefacts, as well as vintage campaign furniture from the Bailes’ family collection. Singita Ebony Lodge boasts a lounge and timber deck dining areas, where guests can admire the views of the Sand River. There is also a bar area and open-air boma or enclosure, ideal for dinner under the stars. Guests can make use of the gym, health spa, library (with computers and internet access) and the main lodge pool.
Ideal for families with small children. The family suites include an en-suite master bedroom and an en-suite twin bedroom as well as a dining and lounge veranda area with a stone fireplace, and a private viewing deck with heated plunge pool.
Enjoy traditional Big Five game viewing whether it’s in an open Land Rover or by foot on safari. Enhance your safari in South Africa with health spa and gym sessions or enjoy a community tour amongst other activities.
Driving in open safari Land Rovers allows for a panoramic vision of the bush. Only 6 people are permitted per vehicle, leaving space for photographic and binocular equipment. For guests wanting private drives on their safari in South Africa, Land Rovers can be hired.
Night game drives are a must for observing nocturnal wildlife. Drinks are served in the bush at sunset as a gentle introduction to this exciting experience. Afterwards, the drive continues with the aid of a powerful spotlight to illuminate the shy and sometimes rare wildlife. When the heat of the day has subsided, predators such as Lion, Leopard, Hyena and Black Backed Jackal begin to hunt.
The lodge offers entertaining activities such as board games, wildlife shows, cooking and baking with the chefs, also tours to community schools.
The Mini-Rangers Programme is a fun and educational course with a certificate of merit presented on completion. Activities include animal tracking, frogging, flower-pressing, butterfly capture and release, star-gazing and nature quizzes.