My Top Ten Bathtubs with views in Southern Africa

March 19, 2024
top ten bathtubs in southern africa

In the middle of spectacular natural scenery and opulent lodgings.  I want to celebrate the best bathtubs in Africa. Southern Africa provides a wealth of unforgettable experiences, one of which is a dip in some of the world’s most beautiful bathtubs.

In the midst of some of Africa’s most breathtaking landscapes, visitors may unwind in one of these five-star baths and have an experience they will never forget. While I usually, on everyday life, just get in the shower and go, nothing beats a relaxing soak in a tub while on vacation! And with a view, what an absolute pleasure!

I have made a list of the ten most jaw-dropping bathtubs in Africa.

The Silo Hotel – Cape Town

First thing to remember, this hotel is located in the world-famous Silo District. The Silo Hotel boasts opulent rooms with breathtaking views of the sea and Table Mountain.  Including the working V&A Waterfront working harbour. For example, you are able to have a soothing soak in one of the suites’ luxurious baths, with breathtaking views of the city.

The Silo Hotel in Cape Town

Somalisa Acacia: Zambia

Sinking into the deep, luxurious bathtub at Somalisa Acacia instantly transports you to a place of peace. Oneness with nature. As you relax in the warm water, your views are endless. Maybe you’ll see a herd of elephants leisurely strolling by. Or a dazzling array of zebras munching quietly in the distance. Making your bath luxury and memorable.

Best bath in Hwange Zambia

Singita Lebombo Lodge: Kruger National Park 

Without a doubt, another winner is Singita Lebombo Lodge is a haven of luxury and tranquility amidst the untamed beauty of Kruger National Park. Offering you unforgettable safari experiences. But is also characterized by exceptional hospitality, breathtaking landscapes, and unparalleled wildlife encounters. Indulge in a soothing bath while gazing out over the expansive Kruger National Park wilderness at the Singita Lebombo Lodge in South Africa. Soak in peace as you gaze out at distant nature in the infinity-edge bathtub.

Lebombo Bath

Phinda Forest Lodge: KwaZulu Natal

Set deep in the heart of a rare and beautiful dry sand forest, Phinda Forest Lodge fuses spectacular design with the ultimate in conservation principles. Just, 16 handcrafted, minimalist, glass-encased suites. Additionally, these lush rooms are all built on stilts among the trees and boast luxurious en-suite bathrooms. With, viewing decks where guests can take in the sight of graceful nyala and duiker in the shade of the forest. Situated in Phinda individual Game Reserve in Kwa Zulu Natal, Beyond Phinda Forest Lodge provides five-star accommodations in the shape of treehouses. For instance, you have a complete deck with an outdoor bathroom. Overlooking the serene forest canopy, some include opulent baths perfect for relaxing.

Phinda Forest lodge

Royal Chundu : Zambia

The “meeting place of the Chief,” Royal Chundu, is a haven of pristine natural beauty and complete seclusion. Located on the banks of the powerful Zambezi River, this stunning lodge offers amazing views of the river and the adjacent bushveld. Stunningly, Royal Chundu is on a wild stretch of Africa. Albeit, sheltered from the rapids both upstream and downstream. Above all, the sights and sounds of Africa can awaken your senses and make the most of your peaceful seclusion. Royal Chundu in Zambia is a five-star lodge with suites. This bathtub experience is really special. Soak in breathtaking vistas of the surrounding wilderness as you lose yourself with the sounds of the river. In reality, it’s so jaw droppingly gorgeous, you will want to spend hours, soaking and just being present.

best bath tubs in africa

Tintswalo Atlantic : Cape Town

Tintswalo Atlantic is a hidden treasure on Chapman’s Peak Drive, right on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in Cape Town. The hotel has unrivalled views of the rocky coast and enormous Atlantic. Its is famous for its intimate atmosphere, opulent rooms, and individualized service. In addition, its stunning location, Tintswalo Atlantic offers a multitude of amenities, including as a high-end spa. Chefs Warehouse Restaurant, and exclusive Pool Deck Net Beds. And each room has the best bathtubs in Africa.  The stunning coastline and first-rate facilities at Tintswalo Atlantic create an experience like no other.

Tintswalo bath tub

Granite Suites at Londolozi, South Africa

Resting in the Kruger National Park is a game lodge that is world renowned and celebrated!  For its sublime decor, superb service and unbelievable game sightings.  Granite Suites at Londolozi, South Africa. Now when it comes to breathtaking views from your bathtub. Londolozi Granite Suites in Kruger National Park takes the cake for a view of wilderness from your bathtub!

londolozi bath tub

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

In the rugged Northern Cape, you’ll find the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, the biggest private game reserve in South Africa. Furthermore, this area is one of my best personal places in South Africa.  Here, you may enjoy exclusive safari experiences and stay in magnificent lodgings. The reserve is located in the Kalahari Desert. Guests can soak beneath the expansive African sky. While taking in the desert vistas. See what I mean about the best bathtubs in Africa.

Tswalu bath tub

Grootbos Forest Lodge Overberg: Western Cape

Situated in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Without question, is a haven for nature lovers and affluent vacationers alike. The reserve is surrounded by hills covered with fynbos and looks out over Walker Bay. Bringing, incredible birds and wildlife.  Guests can unwind in the outdoor tubs on private decks. While, taking in breathtaking views of the mountains and water. Another spectacular bathtubs in Africa!

Grootbos bathtub

Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge : Eastern Cape

Designed to showcase the spectacular scenery with indoor-outdoor living and nine independent suites. Floor-to-ceiling framed glass doors fold back to reveal an uninterrupted wilderness complemented with en-suite bathrooms featuring an outdoor shower as well as indoor bath and shower. Relax by your private plunge pool on your private thatched terrace with unmatched views over the sweeping landscape beyond. After days spent on safari, unwind in the supreme comfort of your king-sized bed and cocoon in fresh linens with a star-filled view.

Kwandwe Bath tub

Besides, coming to Southern Africa, for all the most incredible wildlife, birds, people and experiences. In addition, try including a few properties that have magical baths, so that on your down time you can chill! After all, while you are enjoying the views, you are getting squeaky clean.

Relax and rejuvenate your soul in beautiful Southern Africa. Which bathtub in Africa would you choose?



  • Carolyn | The Organic Gypsy
    March 26, 2024

    Oh these are absolutely beautiful! The one thing i miss staying where I do now is having a bath. Gosh. i feel i should just create one outside surrounded by plants. Stunning photos. <3

  • Smiley
    March 26, 2024

    Absolutely beautiful! When I can travel long distances again, I would be happy to return to this continent one day…I could imagine having a bath in one of those…Thanks for sharing!

  • Amy Mayfield-Beyer
    March 26, 2024

    Oh my! The Royal Chundu in Zambia looks amazing!

  • Victoria Prasad
    March 27, 2024

    What a fantastic idea for an article! Stunning views indeed!!

  • Leonie
    April 10, 2024

    Love your photos. I always feel like I’m right there!

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