On this expedition, we will stay in some of the world's finest accommodations. Each one has been chosen for its fine amenities and prime location. In remote areas where choices are limited, we have selected the very best available accommodation to ensure your comfort. Below are several of the accommodations featured on this expedition.
Banyan Tree Seychelles
With gorgeous Creole-style pool villas along the Indian Ocean, Banyan Tree Seychelles is a tropical haven. Located in Intendance Bay, the resort lulls guests into a laid-back coastal pace. Stand on the expansive veranda to take in the swaying Takamaka trees or soak up the sun while relaxing in the infinity pool. The sweeping ocean views and lush greenery soothe the soul. Visit the luxury spa that utilizes pure essential oils and freshly prepared ingredients to repair and rejuvenate. World-class dining options at the resort provide an experience worth savoring.
Duba Plains is a remote camp located in Botswana's Okavango Delta. It is located in the 30,000 hectare Kwedi Reserve, in the extreme northern region of the Delta. The camp is situated on an island, surrounded by expansive seasonally flooded plains and shaded by tall ebony, fig, and garcinia trees. The camp is small and intimate, with accommodation in six tented rooms. Each of the tents has an en-suite bathroom and a veranda overlooking the floodplain. The dining room and bar area is raised on decks, and there is a pool with a view. The camp offers a variety of activities, ranging from mokoro and boating excursions to game drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles and walking safaris.
Mara Plains Camp is an intimate tented camp set in the private Olare Orok Conservancy on the edge of Kenya’s Masai Mara wilderness. Each luxury tent is built on a raised platform, affording panoramic views of the surrounding plains. The dining room and lounge tents are also elevated with broad decks for wildlife viewing. The Conservancy has established a program that provides incentives to local Maasai landowners to convert their land from farms to conservation areas.
Rocco Forte Brown’s Hotel opened in 1837 as London’s first hotel and has hosted celebrated authors, royals, and other esteemed guests over its storied 180-year history. Located in sophisticated Mayfair, the hotel is just moments away from Bond Street, the Royal Academy of Arts, and many of the city’s best-known sights. Revel in the history of this classic hotel, which offers first-class facilities, award-winning dining, and outstanding service in the heart of London.