The Retreat Selous

The Retreat Selous, Selous Game Reserve

Discover a sanctuary so unique that it preserves both the natural environment, the culture of the local people and the spiritual needs of its guests. The Selous Retreat hides within the enormity of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest protected wildlife sanctuary in Africa.

The Retreat Selous Gallery


  • Choose any 2 adventure or leisure activities daily
  • Experience the largest protected wildlife sanctuary in Africa
  • Track wild animals and exotic bird, sleep under the stars or in the romantic treehouse
  • Choose a special retreat to suit your needs as you immerse yourself in nature
The Retreat Selous Overview
  • Senses to Africa Spa
  • Bar at the Fort and Hippo Point
  • Dining at the Fort and in the bush
  • Boutique shop
  • Accommodation: luxury tents on raised timber platforms with private decks, outdoor copper baths, king sized beds, designer African antiques
  • 6 Eagle Hill Suites on the hill
  • 3 River Suites on the river bank
  • 1 Lion’s River Suite with plunge pool and extra beds for families
  • 1 Hippo Point private safari house with own staff
From $775


  • Morning, afternoon or evening game drives with expert guides
  • Exciting morning or afternoon safari walks with armed rangers and professional guides
  • Morning or afternoon boat jaunts on the Great Ruaha River with guides
  • Try your best to catch Tiger Fish and Catfish
  • Superior birding outing with an informative guide
  • Spa therapies

  • Accommodation
  • All meals or picnics
  • All soft drinks, tea & coffee, house wine (red or white), local beers, one cocktail daily
  • Choice of two activities per day: game drives, walking safari, boating safaris (if Hippos and water
  • levels permit) fishing off shore or spa treatment.
  • Tanzanian host service
  • Return transfers from/to Sumbazi airstrip
  • Free Wi-Fi in The Fort
  • Laundry

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