Singita Mara River, Serengeti
This new camp opened in the northernmost tip of the Serengeti in December. Situated in an area known as the Lamai Triangle, it offers just six luxury tents, a decked outdoor pool and unfettered views of the Mara River. The area is famed for its year-round wildlife viewing, but the period between August and October is best for close-up views of the Great Migration, when thousands of wildebeest, antelope and zebra make the perilous journey north to the plains of the Maasai Mara, dodging predators as they go.
Singita Mara River, Serengeti National Park (00 27 21 683 3424; singita.com). Doubles from US$1,900 (£1,188), all inclusive.