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Re-launch of Sanctuary Swala Camp, Tanzania

Set to become one of Tanzania‘s most iconic retreats, Sanctuary Swala Camp is now fully open following a US$1.5 million rebuild. The camp offers guests a completely new safari experience of “luxury, naturally” whilst causing minimum impact on the local environment. Developed to the highest eco-friendly standards, the camp is located in the secluded area of Tarangire National Park. As one of the country’s most exciting yet least visited parks, this magical spot is renowned for its high concentrations of game. Guests will often only share their visit with the large herds of elephants that favour this exclusive corner of the park. Tarangire is also fast building a reputation for being one of the best locations to get up close to wild bat-eared foxes. Each of the 12 luxurious canvas pavilions at Sanctuary Swala has been exquisitely designed to a spacious open plan basis, with large living area, king bed and en suite bathroom with both indoor and outdoor showers. Floor to ceiling canvas windows lead onto large private lounge decks that overlook the main watering hole which regularly draws lions, leopards and resident bull elephants for which Sanctuary Swala is famed. A stunning infinity swimming pool has been added and the new main dining and lounge areas feature chic, contemporary African design below traditional thatched roof structures. The extensive decked area provides the perfect setting for leisurely sundowners and elegant al fresco dining whilst enjoying outstanding views over the waterhole and valley beyond.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Telegraph.

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  1. I had a good look at their site. Its good to see that they are working hard at providing sustainable accommodation, while having a positive contribution to the local communities.
    Shame they went and added an infinity pool though.

  2. Tarangire Nationa Park is one of the most important natural reserves in the world, more to it i like the fact that Swala Camp has been Eco friendly designed.

    Well done

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