Accommodations & Cuisine
Exceptional Accommodations & Cuisine
Whether you’re sipping sundowners as twilight paints the Okavango Delta or listening to a Maasai chef describe how he learned to cook from his grandmother, you’ll feel at ease on a CW Safari. Our carefully chosen safari lodges, tented camps, and boutique hotels are the best in the business, featuring unique design, personalized service, and welcoming amenities. Most are small, many are family run, and virtually all command prime perspectives on the surrounding landscapes and wildlife.
Relax in old-world, premium bush camps that bring you close to the wildlife and magnificent views. Dine on linen tablecloths before a lush expanse of green plains grass, serenaded by a chorus of birdsong. Take pleasure in menus that incorporate international cuisines and local delicacies. Every detail has been attended to so you can immerse yourself in the safari spirit without a care.
Depending on the safari, you may find yourself staying in a luxurious tented camp among the migrating animals of the Masai Mara, perched at the primeval edge of Ngorongoro Crater, waking up to birdsong in remote Zambia, or overlooking a jungle canopy full of birds and monkeys in Rwanda.
Elsewhere, you’ll dine with crystal and silver in early 20th-century style, soak in a hot tub under the stars, or watch animals congregate around a watering hole from your comfortable private deck. Sip sundowners along the water in Botswana, enjoy the intimacy of an exclusive bush camp with only four tents in the heart of a Zambian national park, or unwind in a beachfront cabana in Zanzibar. Whichever safari you choose, the common denominator is superb quality, attention to detail, and top-of-the-line service.
Meals on safari are plentiful, fresh, and delicious. Expertly prepared international cuisine is the mainstay of most menus, but you’ll also have numerous chances to sample the local fare, such as fragrant curries, braais (barbecues), fish stews, roasted maize, or fresh-grilled seafood with Madagascar spices.
Our chefs also incorporate European, Indian, and Arabic flavors, from the German-style sausages of Namibia to the Cape Malay cuisine of South Africa. Regardless of your destination, you’ll be spoiled with the freshness and variety of the food. Bottled or boiled and filtered water is available at all camps and lodges, so safety is never a concern. Simply put: mealtime is a highlight of every safari!