From four-poster star beds elevated on platforms above the African bush to luxurious open-air suites, here are 16 magical retreats where sleeping and stargazing merge into a magical experience that will linger in your memories forever.
1. Sleeping Deck at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge, South Africa
Nestled in the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve, Sanctuary Makanyane lets you sleep under the stars, surrounded only by the sights and sounds of the African bush. The bed sits on a raised platform illuminated with lanterns, allowing for stunning views during the day and uninterrupted star-spotting at night.
2. Lake of Stars’ Bed at Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique
Whether you choose to spend the night on a pristine baobab-lined beach or on the rocky shores of a small private island, the Lake of Stars’ Bed at Nkwichi Lodge in Mozambique is an experience you don’t want to miss.