Sweni Lodge

A tranquil, intimate hideaway
Kruger National Park, South Africa - South Africa Kruger National Park - South Africa

Resting lightly upon the ground within a 33,000 acre, private concession in the Kruger National Park, Singita Sweni Lodge is nestled beautifully amongst hundreds of trees at the edge of the Sweni River.

Tucked into the banks of the Sweni River, this intimate lodge is a hidden jewel that provides a bold, new African context for contemporary design

With its proximity to the river, guests at Singita Sweni Lodge are treated to up-close sightings of the incredible number of animals and birds that wander down to drink or wallow in the river.


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Sweni Lodge's Inspiration

The decks of the lodge seem to hover in the branches, while inside, rich calming colours & textures echo the hues of the natural surroundings.

Renewable Energy at Singita Kruger National Park
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Latest Kruger National Park Wildlife Report

Singita Kruger National Park

November was another amazing month. Right at the beginning of the month we saw the first baby impala. Since then the majority of pregnant female impalas have given birth and the babies have gathered into small crèches. They are very cute! We are well into spring now and have already had a few drops of...

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Conservation at Singita Kruger National Park

For more than a century an extraordinary diversity of wildlife and wilderness has been protected within its boundaries. In 2001, to strengthen Kruger’s future financial sustainability, the Park authority decided to make approximately 3% of its more remote areas available as private concessions for 25-year lease periods. Singita was awarded one of these concessions, and…

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This is a soulful place and it is so easy to slip into reverie and contemplation following the thrilling high of an exciting safari.

Serene and contemporary, this safari experience takes you into the heart of 33,000 acres of untouched wilderness.

Hot air balloon in the Serengeti | Singita

Honeymoon Safari: A Match Made in Heaven

Wedding preparations can be as stressful as they are enjoyable, and yet nothing can prepare you for the blissful whirlwind of that special day. A luxurious and extraordinary honeymoon is the perfect way to reflect, unwind and celebrate the beginning of a new life together. The romance and adventure of an African safari is difficult…

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Awards & Accolades for Sweni Lodge

No.2 in Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean

World’s Best Awards USA 2015

Ranked no. 12 in Africa

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014

Ranked no. 3

World’s Best Awards 2014 USA

Listed – Top Safari Lodges

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 USA

Listed Africa & the Middle East

Top 100 Resorts 2012 USA