Classic white tents perched on the shore of an enormous sparkling salt pan, each sheltered by a cluster of stately desert palms. Spectacular vistas, soothing and serene – pared down safari elegance with minimal ecological impact, it is the nothingness that attracts. San Camp runs almost entirely on solar energy, thus dramatically reducing the use of fossil fuels. The perfect place to relax, unwind and retreat.
Offering 5 twin and 2 double tents with en-suite bathrooms and spacious veranda, the rooms are spacious and stylish.
San Camp is open only for 6 months of the year during the dry season (16th of April to 15th of October).You are encouraged to go quad biking across the lunar expanse of the pans, lie out on the pans as the sun sets watching the planetarium show unfold with horizon-to-horizon stars. Get unbelievably up close and personal with meerkats; spend time walking and interacting with a group of Zu/’hoasi Bushmen to gain insight into their ancient culture; game drive to experience unique desert wildlife. You can visit Fallen Baobab, campsite of Livingstone & Selous and one of the three largest and oldest trees in Africa. Relax into the solitude of your environment under canopy of the yoga pavilion.
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- Pure Cotton Linen
Game drive into this unique environment to find its special desert wildlife that includes lion, plains game, brown hyena and bat-eared foxes.
Get up close and personal with our families of habituated meerkats. Head out from camp at sunrise, so that you are ready to tail these delightful omnivores as they set off in search of their breakfast. Walk amongst them (advised by your guide) and if you take a seat you might be lucky enough to…
Spend time walking and interacting with a group of Zu/’hoasi Bushmen and gain insight into their ancient culture.
Explore this wild, unspoilt area in the same way many of the earliest explorers, hunters and missionaries did – on horseback.
During the dry season, go quad biking across the lunar expanse of the pans. This once in a lifetime experience is truly unique.
Visit the site of the Fallen Baobab – one of three of the largest and oldest trees in Africa.
Summer rainfall attracts the awe-inspiring spectacle of southern Africa's last surviving zebra and wildebeest migration.