African sleepouts provide a stargazing experience unlike anything else in the world. There are few sights in the world that can rival the night sky of Africa. Low population densities in the bush and desert mean little light pollution to interfere with sky-watching. Only the sounds of the animals in the night lull you to sleep. With luxury tree houses, elevated sleep out decks, and star beds attached to your suite, there’s a stargazing experience for everyone. To that end, we’ve gathered up our top 12 favorite African sleepouts for stargazers.
A little strange and definitely unique, these are some of the most outrageous places to spend the night. The Manta Resort Sleep under the sea in the Underwater Room off the coast of Zanzibar. This floating structure at The Manta Resort gives you an up-close look at the schools of colorful fish that swim by during the day, and the curious nocturnal creatures that glide by your windows in the inky depths. Located in the middle of a reef, the room is only accessed via boat. Three levels include a landing deck, a roof for star gazing, and an abode […]