San Camp
Luxury text exterior Luxury tent interior
Luxury text exterior
Luxury tent interior

San Camp

San Camp was re-opened in 2011 after a complete re-build. Since the re-opening San Camp has been listed in: The Robb Report 100 Resorts 2012: Africa & The Middle East; Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards 2012: Trip of a Lifetime; Harper's Bazaar Travel Hot 100 2013.




The classic white tents are set amidst by clusters desert palms right on the edge of the otherworldly Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Intimate and romantic, San Camp offers guests the opportunity to explore this fascinating area.

Need to Know

San's magnificent mess tent contains a small natural history museum and library, and a 'tea tent' replete with cushions and Persian carpets provides a sanctuary from the sun. There are six guest tents: four twin and two double with en-suite bathrooms and spacious verandah. San Camp is open only in the dry season.


Driving, walking, quad biking All guides are trained by Ralph Bousfield and most are zoologists or biologists. Guests enjoy a holistic approach to safari comprising ecological, zoological, archaeological and cultural elements.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Habituated meerkat, brown hyenas, zebra, bat-eared fox, kudu, caracal, aardvark, gemsbok, springbok, vulture, eagle, aardwolf, porcupine, honey badger, a large variety of desert birds and animals.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Game drives Interacting with habituated meerkats Walking with bushman guides Visiting Chapman's baobab Quad biking on the pans (dry season)

Horseback Safaris


Central area with small natural history museum, lounge and drinks cabinet. Tea tent, Yoga and Meditation Pavilion.


Six spacious en-suite guest tents with spacious verandahs.


No. 9 Travel Hot 100 - Harper Bazaar UK 2013
Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award - Fodor’s Travel USA 2012
World’s Top 100 Resorts - Robb Report USA 2012


Dry Season: 16th April - 15th October

Average StayAverage Stay

3 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Dry Season: US$1,249 sharing per person per night

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children welcome; guests with children under 8 years require a private vehicle.

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To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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