Castleton

Private lodge & charming farmhouse
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Formerly the family home of Singita founder Luke Bailes’ grandfather, Singita Castleton is an exclusive use lodge set within 45,000 acres of private reserve.

Singita Castleton consists of a main house with communal living spaces, and accommodation located in six individual cottages within the grounds, catering for up to 12 people. It is steeped in history, capturing the spirit of the original Castleton house, giving the lodge a historical and comforting nature. Singita Castleton has been designed to combine the best elements of a private safari lodge with the rustic charms of a country farmhouse,

with the added benefit of extensive high-end facilities, including a vast garden, swimming pool, wine cellar, gym, tennis court and spa treatment room. Guests can relax together in the courtyard, gather around the traditional ‘boma’ or meet in the country-style kitchen, yet the individual cottages allow guests to retreat to the privacy of their own space as and when it’s needed. All of this is overlooking a waterhole where animals regularly gather to drink.


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Singita Castleton has been designed to combine the best elements of a private safari lodge with the rustic charms of a country farmhouse.

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Spring is here and it seems that it may have brought summer along with it. The temperatures have been soaring quickly during midday, much to the delight of the guests lounging around their private pools, whilst taking in the sightings and sounds on their decks. The wildlife retreats to the shade and find any cool...

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Conservation at Singita Sabi Sand

The team’s primary task is ensuring that the land, complete with its diverse flora and fauna, remains as close as possible to the untouched state in which the Bailes family found it some 85 years ago. The earliest aerial photographs, taken in 1935, are used by the team as a template to guide them in…

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Revitalised spaces encourage relaxation, togetherness, and a deep engagement with the African wilderness.

Your safari begins as you stand on broad verandas overlooking a watering hole where animals gather to drink – a life-changing adventure where your story becomes a part of ours.


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Awards & Accolades for Castleton

Recognising Singita’s outstanding contribution to environmentally-conscious hospitality.

Best Safari Lodge/Property

Best Resorts 2010