The Private Collection


The Royal Portfolio

The Royal Portfolio was established and is wholly owned by Liz and Phil Biden. The portfolio comprises of one ultra-luxurious bush lodge and four exquisite boutique properties that have received many accolades from around the world. Since its inception, ten years ago, the Royal Portfolio was recognized as one of the finest on the African Continent and in the world. Liz Biden has created the most beautiful portfolio of properties and is considered a South African icon as well as a global hotelier of note… view more


Tintswalo Lodges

Tintswalo lodges comprises of a portfolio of four exquisite lodges. Ernest and Gaye Corbett as well as Warrick and Lisa Goosen and their family spearhead the business. Their dream was to create distinctly African properties in prime locations. Collectively Tinswalo lodges offer an experience that combines the traditions and diverse cultural tapestry of South Africa… view more


Londolozi

Andrew Shapland is an honoury Roving Ambassador for Londolozi. This iconic eco-tourism site’s only association lie with the Paris based Relais and Chateaux. “Londolozi” is a Zulu word meaning ‘to protect’ and underscores the vision of the Varty family to conserve “Africa’s Eden.” Established more than eighty years ago, this family run business is conscious of its responsibility to the planet and conservation… view more


Azura Island Retreat

Azura is an eco-boutique retreat on Benguerra Island and Mozambique’s first Carbon-Neutral Hotel. Located within the Marine National Park in the Bazaruto Archipelago, the “Robinson Crusoe” styled beach villas and Presidential Suite, were entirely hand built by members of the local community and constructed of natural materials. Stella and Christopher Bettany own the retreat in partnership with Gabriel Cossa and the local community… view more


Morukuru Lodge

Morukuru is a child-friendly bush lodge, located on the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province, owned by Ed and Anka Zeeman. This malaria-free sanctuary is an eclectic safari destination covering over 75 000 hectares of awe inspiring land and forms part of one of the biggest National Parks in South Africa… view more


Losinj Hotels & Villas

Discover the undiscovered and the Vitality Island of Losinj located in the clear waters of the Adriatic Sea in the North of Croatia. The Island is one of the most beautiful of all and it’s Champagne air is filled with the aroma of pine, rosemary, thyme and lemon. Croatia is renounced for the quality of it’s spas and wellbeing centres, Vitality Hotel Punta has the finest spa and rejuvenation experiences in Croatia and forms the gem of the Adriatic! Vitality Hotel Punta is the flagship of Losinj Hotel & Villas. view more


The name gives it away – this Bespoke Hotel is set in the heart of England’s most famous area of outstanding natural beauty. Cotswold House Hotel & Spa is in Chipping Campden – a classic market town of quirky shops and beautiful heritage architecture of honey-coloured limestone.

Cotswold House Hotel & Spa is your perfect stopping point, where you can enjoy bedrooms with state-of-the-art facilities, a wonderfully tranquil spa complex with hydrotherapy pool, treatment rooms and steam room, combined with all of the attractions you’d expect of a traditional town-house hotel – idyllic gardens, award-winning food, log-fires and comfortable lounge areas.