SUPERIOR LODGINGS: The quartet of five-star lodges in Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve to the southwest of South Africa’s Kruger National Park has joined National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, a brand based on authentic community-based experiences and sustainability. The family-owned property’s Earth Lodge has been a member since the 2015 inception of the international portfolio. More: sabisabi.com.
ALL THE RAJ: Abercrombie & Kent has savings of up to $4340 a couple on a 10-day private journey from Delhi to Agra and into Rajasthan, with accommodation at luxury hotels and palaces; bookings are open to July 31 for flexible departures from April 15 to September 30. Savings are also offered for solo travellers, with the price tag dropping by almost $3500. More: 1300 590 317; abercrombiekent.com.au.
SUITE DREAMS: To May 31, a Book Now Reward offer applies for Mediterranean voyages this year with ultraluxe Regent Seven Seas Cruises; receive a $US500 shipboard credit per suite or $US250 credit on other destinations; there are four ships in the fleet and the line celebrates its 25th birthday this year. More: 1300 455 200; rscc.com.
SRI LANKA LOOKS NICE: Elite Havens now has an online magazine with insider tips on villa stays, shopping and activities in destinations such as Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Maldives, Lombok and its home territory of Bali, where celebrity guests have included Paris Hilton at The Layar and Villa Adasa plus Lindsay Lohan at Seseh Beach Villas. Or to be quarantined from paparazzi, maybe opt for a charming colonial hideaway near Galle on Sri Lanka’s south coast where the fivebedroom Villa Pooja Kanda costs from $US343 ($457) a night, plus taxes. More: elitehavens.com.
WHATEVER NEXT: One-hour underwater yoga classes are now available in The Lost Chambers Aquarium of Dubai’s Atlantis the Palm ocean-themed resort on Tuesday and Friday mornings; expect a backdrop of thousands of curious marine creatures. More: atlantisthepalm.com.