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...private-use tented camps, houses, secluded villas, and private islands

Shrike's Top 10 Exclusive—use Properties.,...perfect for honeymoons, families, and groups of friends wishing to travel together.


A wonderful sense of privacy and intimacy with the surroundings is another great advantage of exclusive-use properties

Think of being on a secluded villa, house, or private Island that is sophisticated and exceptional, offering cutting-edge personalized service—privacy, flexibility, and nearly undivided attention to every detail. All activities [constantly with your personal safari guide/ leader], world-class food in private settings, premium drinks, and more...
A personal handpicked selection of exclusive—use properties located in the most coveted and off-the-beaten-track destinations in Africa. We’ve picked out our favorite places to call home whilst you’re exploring East Africa. There are up a stunning variety of hideaways to rest your head after exploring this beautiful region.
Rest and recharge in some of the world’s most outstanding private-use properties. Whether it’s an exclusive-use safari camp, a private island, or an elegant city escape, we carefully select the best available property for its amenities, authenticity, service, and proximity to the sights.

The finest selection of exclusive—use properties

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Thanda Private Island, Mafia—Tanzania

Known as the “last paradise on earth,” Thanda Island is a sprawling archipelago of pristine tropical beauty, where coral islands, verdant gardens, turquoise lagoons, and friendly local culture await you.

With its idyllic waters, unspoiled beaches, and sailboats aplenty, Thanda Island could have been directly taken from the pages of your favorite travel magazine. The island is 100% protected, resulting in an exceptional ecosystem.

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Four Seasons Villas, Serengeti—Tanzania

Four Seasons Villas sets the standard for individualized service and personal care. Each safari-style villa blends state-of-the-art convenience with timeless luxury.

With its exquisite safari-style pool villas in the savannah plains of the Serengeti, Each Four Seasons Villa is a savannah haven. Stand on the expansive veranda to take in the swaying acacia treesor soak up the sun while relaxing in the swimming pool.

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Serengeti House, Serengeti—Tanzania

It has been called the most extraordinary resort in the world. And perhaps it might just be. Visitors cannot help but be awestruck by its soaring architecture, royal splendor, and unapologetic luxury.

Everywhere the eye turns it is delightfully distracted by marvelous detail: soaring columns, elaborate mosaics, bronze statues, life-size elephant sculptures, and hand-carved furnishings. Remarkable!

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Bailey's Banda, Nyerere National Park 'Selous'—Tanzania

A luxurious safari lodge situated in the breathtaking Serengeti National Park. The lodge offers a variety of room options including secluded private villas for both honeymooners and family or groups of friends.

Tucked in the hillside overlooking the hippo pool, this private house reflects local cultures and offers stunning views of the valley and attentive service from the local hosts.

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Cottar’s Bush Villa, Masai Mara—Kenya

The contemporaneous African-style villa is designed for an exclusive-use basis... Cottar’s Bush Villa won the World Travel Award for Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa 2016 and is Global Eco-sphere Retreat accredited.

Cottar’s fortuitous position in the Mara—located on a concession of private land bordering the Serengeti—it has a spacious living and dining room, a splendid viewing deck, and five en suite bedrooms each with breathtaking views from the swimming pool.

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Mkombe's House, Serengeti—Tanzania

Mkombe's House Lamai is located on a rocky hilltop overlooking the Mara Mara River, which is where the famed Great Migration crossings occur.

The architecture and decor give you a feeling of openness and oneness with the environment while being elegant and luxurious. It's one of the closest camps to the Mara River.

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Entamanu Private, Ngorongoro—Tanzania

Located at the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater in a secluded glade The home is exotic and offers diversions beyond our wildest imagination—and created a wilderness paradise that a very privileged few can share.

In truth, this private bush home takes luxury, privacy, and adventure to dazzling new heights. Simply stated, Entamanu Private is an utterly perfect safari experience ...your exclusive Ngorongoro Crater experience

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Forest Chem Chem, Tarangire—Tanzania

Discover the essence of an authentic African safari. Forest Chem Chem offers many alluring and private places to escape to between game drives and camp activities

It is a place for families and friends to connect with each other, with the bush, with Africa, and with themselves.

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Siringit Villa, Arusha—Tanzania

Siringit Villa is a spacious, elegant, and luxurious villa property located within the confines of the magnificent Kilimanjaro Golf and Wildlife Estate.

The six generous and exquisitely decorated bedrooms, each with its own private en-suite bathroom, have been designed to meet the requirements of the most discerning of visitors.

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Singita Explorer, Serengeti—Tanzania

Singita Explore features a mixture of early hunters' camps with luxury touches, and a true escape from modern-day distractions – immersing guests in an authentic African safari experience unlike any other.

Set in Singita Grumeti, which forms part of the Serengeti Mara ecosystem, the camp provides you with access to a 350,000-acre concession on the renowned migratory route traversed annually by more than a million wildebeest.

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