Archive for ‘Sustainable Lodge of the Week’

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Stephen Cunliffe - 14 Feb 2017

Mumbo Island Camp in Lake Malawi National Park is a piece of paradise surrounded by the azure waters of the ‘lake of stars’. The small, eco-friendly island resort is popular not only with R&R-seeking sun lizards…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 24 Jul 2016

Northeastern Madagascar is home to Masoala Forest Lodge: one of the frontrunners in the sustainability drive of genuine eco-lodges. Before Masoala Lodge was established, the adjoining national park was being illegally and indiscriminately logged…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 19 Jul 2016

With 97% of Madagascar Island Safaris workforce employed locally and a host of support services – including medical care, emergency transport and nutritional natal supplements – provided to neighbouring communities…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 21 Jun 2016

Dominated by the hippo-choked Shire River, Liwonde National Park is the crown jewel of the Malawian park’s system and the home of 16-bed Mvuu Lodge, which rather unsurprisingly means ‘hippo’ in the local language…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 10 May 2016

The Gorongosa National Park restoration project is without doubt one of the most ambitious and outstanding conservation and sustainability success stories taking place in Africa today…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 26 Apr 2016

While African Parks proved its sustainability model with its rejuvenation of Majete Wildlife Reserve, it is their Liuwa Plain National Park project in western Zambia that takes the cake for being the most exciting wilderness…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 12 Apr 2016

Inspired by the local Malagasy house construction methods of northern Madagascar, Eden Lodge was built using predominantly local materials. Situated amidst a wasteland of slash-and-burn agriculture, Eden is…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 22 Mar 2016

Azura Benguerra Island – just a short dhow-trip off the coast of southern Mozambique – is one of the continent’s most stunning island retreats and home to an eco-lodge of note…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 09 Feb 2016

From its infancy as a tiny self-catering getaway, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve in Hermanus-Gansbaai area of South Africa’s Western Cape has evolved into a world-class eco-tourism act…

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Stephen Cunliffe - 27 Sep 2015

Situated in the previously denuded western corridor of the Serengeti, Singita Grumeti Reserve is one of Africa’s great conservation success stories. Investing heavily in the area’s wildlife…

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