Formerly the family home of Singita founder Luke Bailes’ grandfather, Singita Castleton Lodge in Sabi Sands, South Africa is an exclusive use lodge set within 45,000 acres of the private Sabi Sand Reserve. Discover this inviting hideaway overlooking a high-traffic waterhole and the thrilling game encounters that await.

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Singita Castleton Lodge in Sabi Sands, South Africa is an exclusive use retreat accommodating up to 12 guests at a time. Singita Castleton is a colonial homestead encompassing a stonewalled farmhouse serving as the main communal area and six charming cottages, each offering a welcoming ambiance of understated luxury.

Singita Castleton adopts the best elements of a private safari lodge and a country farmhouse to create a personalized and altogether unique stay. Four twin rooms and two double rooms are distributed among the cottages, providing guests plenty of space to spread out and a healthy balance of privacy and fellowship, while the main farmhouse boasts a suite of extensive high-end facilities for enjoyment, including a vast garden, wine cellar, swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor trampoline, traditional open-air boma, and fire pit. There is also an indoor lounge with a television and cozy library for those who simply wish to stay inside, and the beautiful spa treatment room is the ultimate hideaway for holistic healing and indulgent relaxation.

Guests find a haven of their own at Singita Castleton, with a dedicated staff tending to their every need and resident wildlife always within view of the nearby watering hole. All meals are prepared by an executive chef and served with a selection of South African wines and spirits pulled directly from the property’s extensive wine cellar. The country style kitchen is the heart of the home and guests are encouraged to pop in whenever they wish for cooking lessons or simply observing the preparations for mealtime get underway. Trackers and guides lead both game drives and guided safari walking expeditions into the Sabi Sand Reserve, one of the best places in the region to see leopard, and the rest of the Big Five, plains game, and plentiful birdlife and also likely to be encountered. As with all of Singita’s illustrious properties, Singita Castleton guests also benefit from mountain biking, archery, and local community visits during their stay. Discover Singita Boulders Lodge and Singita Ebony Lodge, also in the Sabi Sand.

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