Set within a 33,000-acre private concession in South Africa’s iconic Kruger National Park, the reinvented Singita Sweni Lodge is a hidden jewel that provides a bold, new African context for contemporary design.

Casually glamorous, the new-look lodge features a base spread of neutral tones to bring in light, which is reflected by gold and bronze ore, polished mud, gleaming recycled timbers, richly hued marble and splashes of vibrant colour that give a dramatic feel to the space. Guests can expect a revamped dining experience and show kitchen, new indoor and outdoor dining areas, Marble Bar and lounge, a new pool area with views over the Sweni River, a fire pit, and viewing deck, and the addition of a secluded Pool Suite.

Renowned chef Liam Tomlin has made his mark on Sweni with an exciting new dining experience which features an experimental style of dining featuring the many artisanal cooking techniques that continue to define the global food scene. Reflecting what’s hip in food right now, simple combinations of healthy, seasonal ingredients borrow from different global cuisines.

Powered by solar, the lodge puts sustainability at its core by setting new standards in energy management and environmental sensitivity and is a major milestone in Singita’s evolution as a conservation company.