Singita Ebony Lodge Renovation: A Modern Safari Renewal

Ebony Lodge
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THE RECENT RENOVATION OF SINGITA EBONY LODGE IN SABI SAND HAS SUCCESSFULLY BLENDED TRADITIONAL AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE WITH MODERN DESIGN ELEMENTS, OFFERING GUESTS AN UNFORGETTABLE SAFARI EXPERIENCE. THIS TRANSFORMATION HONORS THE LODGE’S RICH HERITAGE WHILE ENHANCING THE OVERALL GUEST EXPERIENCE WITH NEW AMENITIES AND SPACES.

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Singita’s iconic Ebony Lodge in Sabi Sand has undergone a remarkable transformation, merging classic safari charm with contemporary elegance. The recent renovation breathes new life into this historic property while honoring its rich heritage.

The renovation of Ebony Lodge harmoniously blends traditional African architecture with modern design elements. Careful attention to detail ensures a seamless transition between the old and the new, preserving the lodge’s authentic charm. The chunky walls and rough-hewn plaster are complemented by lightweight timber and canvas elements, offering guests uninterrupted views of the Sand River.

Ebony Lodge Renovation: A Fusion of Old and New

Geordi De Sousa Costa, Design Director at Cecile & Boyd, describes the renovation as a fusion of traditional and modern styles. From sturdy antique furniture to contemporary African art, every detail reflects a thoughtful juxtaposition of the past and the present. Natural fabrics, silks, and linens add a touch of luxury while maintaining a sense of uncluttered simplicity.

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Significant updates have been made to enhance the guest experience at Ebony Lodge. The addition of a new bar/deli area and an informal guest lounge provides guests with greater convenience and comfort during their stay. The Conservation Room serves as a thought-provoking space for guests to engage with Singita’s conservation efforts.

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A New Chapter in Ebony’s Legacy

The renovation of Ebony Lodge marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in its storied history. While embracing change, the lodge remains true to its roots, offering guests an unforgettable safari experience in the heart of Africa.

About Singita

Singita, a renowned conservation and ecotourism brand, has dedicated itself to the preservation of Africa’s wildlife and wilderness for nearly three decades. With a portfolio of 16 luxury, award-winning lodges and camps spanning four countries, Singita offers guests extraordinary safari experiences. In collaboration with non-profit Funds & Trusts, Singita strategically implements conservation projects in each region, aligning with its 100-year mission to safeguard and nurture extensive tracts of African wilderness for generations to come.

Article courtesy Singita
Author: Denise Slabbert

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