Best Solo Travel Accommodation

We’ve tried and tested the places we recommend, which means you can count on great service, a warm welcome and solo-friendly settings when you stay at any of the hotels, lodges and beach resorts in our collection of Africa’s best single traveller vacation accommodation. You'll find communal dining options, opportunities for shared excursions and zero to low single supplements. Our best solo accommodation options give you the freedom to balance activity with relaxation and make the most of in-house facilities, whatever your age and fitness level.

Browse our selection of Africa’s best solo traveller accommodation and let us know which you’d like to include in your safari holiday package.

Solo Traveller Accommodation: Our Experts Recommend

  • Kwando Lagoon Camp

    From $625
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Linyanti, Botswana

    Wild dogs & big cats are a speciality at this classic tented camp, set in Botswana's private Kwando concession in the Linyanti Wetlands.

  • Linyanti Bush Camp

    From $580
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Linyanti, Botswana

    A huge safari experience is on offer at this six-tent camp, enjoying a private reserve setting in Botswana's game-packed Linyanti wetlands.

  • Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp

    From $940
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Secluded deep in Botswana’s ancient delta, Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp is a luxurious way for seasoned travellers to explore these thriving wetlands

  • Camp Xakanaxa

    From $510
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Okavango Delta, Botswana

    One of the Okavango Delta’s original lodges, Xakanaxa Camp lies on the Khwai River in the Moremi Game Reserve & is a favourite with families & first-time safari-goers

  • Tongabezi Lodge

    From $655
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Victoria Falls, Zambia

    A top choice for honeymooners & independent travellers, this tucked-away lodge has amazing accommodation overlooking the Zambezi River.

  • Somalisa Camp

    From $420
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

    A private setting in Zimbabwe's famous Hwange National Park means exclusive big game viewing at this intimate & romantic bush camp.

  • Kanga Bush Camp

    From $480
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

    Perfect for an adventurous safari, rustic Kanga lies in Zimbabwe's super-wild Mana Pools National Park - explore by 4X4, boat & on foot.

  • Changa Safari Camp

    From $380
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe

    Changa Safari Camp offers complete relaxation, thrilling big game encounters & sport fishing in a spectacular Lake Kariba setting.

  • Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

    From $535
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Kruger, South Africa

    This classic safari lodge sits in Big 5 country at the heart of the Sabi Sands & boasts excellent facilities & great kids' activities.

  • Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

    From $990
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Kruger, South Africa

    There's always great game viewing but the exotic design & amazing suites of this deluxe lodge make it a Sabi Sands honeymoon favourite.

  • Ngala Safari Lodge

    From $410
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Kruger, South Africa

    Ideal for families, this colonial-style safari lodge is set in a private Big 5 Kruger reserve & offers a wide range of activities.

  • Phinda Vlei Lodge

    From $510
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    Discover the wonders of KwaZulu-Natal's extraordinary Phinda Reserve from this exclusive lodge - it's deluxe Big 5 game viewing at its best.

  • Singita Faru Faru River Lodge

    From $1210
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Serengeti, Tanzania

    Combine laid-back elegance with witnessing the Great Migration at Singita Faru Faru River Lodge in the wild heart of Tanzania’s Serengeti plains.

  • Singita Lebombo Lodge

    From $1435
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Kruger, South Africa

    Set in a private Kruger concession, this intimate, award-winning lodge delivers sensational Big 5 safaris & super-indulgent romance.

  • Singita Ebony Lodge

    From $1435
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Kruger, South Africa

    Located in the game-rich Sabi Sands Reserve, this award-winning lodge delivers exceptionally luxurious Big 5 safaris - expect the best.

  • Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

    From $330
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Masai Mara, Kenya

    Lying in the path of the wildebeest migration, this Hemingway-style tented camp is our top choice for an exclusive Masai Mara safari.

  • Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

    From $1040
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

    With its dramatic on-the-rim setting, this deluxe lodge offers extraordinary views of the Ngorongoro Crater plus classic Big 5 safaris.

  • Serengeti Under Canvas Migration Camp

    From $765
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Serengeti, Tanzania

    Enjoy exceptional game viewing as you follow the Serengeti's migrating wildebeest from the comfort of this luxurious mobile tented camp.

  • Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

    From $365
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Sossusvlei, Namibia

    Overlooking the sand dunes & rocky outcrops of the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is a tranquil & exclusive oasis set in a dramatically stark landscape.

  • The Z Hotel

    From $105
    Per person sharing
    None
    Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

    The northern tip of Zanzibar is the dramatic location for this super-chic but value-for-money boutique hotel - enjoy all the activities!

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