dining in the bush ona botswana mobile camping expedition

Through the eyes of our guests

Our goal with each and every guest is, quite simply, to welcome them as friends, spoil them with unexpected surprises along the way, help them create lasting memories and ensure that they return home feeling like one of the &Beyond family.

We constantly strive to thrill our guests by day and spoil them by night. Adventurous days are spent exploring, learning, experiencing new things and rejuvenating the soul. Each night is a welcome contrast – an invitation for guests to relax, unwind, indulge and get utterly, and unapologetically, pampered.

But don’t just take our word for it. Have a look at what some of our guests from around the world have to say about their own personal &Beyond journeys of discovery and take a look at just some of the countless surprises we have orchestrated in their honour.

private dining at andbeyond ngorongoro crater

Our 15 favourite surprise feasts Celebrating our 15 favourite surprise feasts for &Beyond guests on 3 different continents…
by Claire Trickett14th July 2017

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guests at andbeyond phinda interacting with local community kids

Imagination is universal The journey of a guest who inspired imagination in the community and emerged all the richer for it…
by Claire Trickett18th August 2017

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guests at andbeyond dressed up as star wars characters on safari

Star wars on safari We give thanks to each and every guest, some of whom often entertain us as much as (if not more than) we entertain them…
by Claire Trickett14th November 2016

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andbeyond staff at kichwa tembo

Life is about the people you meet This eloquent letter from guests Moi and Tanya had our hearts bursting with pride…
by Claire Trickett12th September 2016

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massage on the beach at andbeyond benguerra island lodge

It’s time for a tech detox Take a much-needed tech detox, get back to nature and indulge in our new range of amenities and massages…
by Claire Trickett20th February 2017

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guests celebrating birthday at andbeyond phinda with staff family

What defines adventure? Adventure travel means something different to every person. To us, adventure is simply not knowing what comes next…
by Claire Trickett8th September 2016

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wilddog made out of cardboard to surprise a guest on safari

Celebrating the element of surprise As we celebrate #25YearsandBeyond, we take a look back at one of our most favourite guest delight moments...
by Claire Trickett8th August 2016

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guest area with swimming pool overlooking zambezi river at andbeyond matetsi

#MatetsiMonday Just three months ago, our beloved &Beyond Matetsi River Lodge completed its grand, highly anticipated makeover and officially re-opened its glamourous doors to guests.
by Claire Trickett24th October 2016

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guide at andbeyond sabering a bottle of champagne

Masters of ceremony In the spirit of celebration and not knowing what comes next, our rangers love the element of surprise…
by Claire Trickett6th January 2017

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private dining at andbeyond ngorongoro crater

Stop & smell the roses While many have roses on the mind for Valentine’s Day, we delight guests’ senses with roses every day…
by Claire Trickett13th February 2017

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Khaki confidential

Khaki confidential Guests say and do the darndest things. This totally anonymous blooper reel will make you smile…
by Claire Trickett13th December 2017

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Dining under the stars Million-star Lodges

Million-star lodges Planning a first-time trip to Africa but not sure what to expect from a luxury safari?
by Claire Trickett24th October 2017

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