The panoramic windows provide a great opportunity to watch the Lions enjoy their natural habitat.
Port Lympne also boasts a 600-acre wildlife reserve, stunning sea views, a safari park and treehouse hotels which can all be explored on a personal golf buggy. The master bedroom boasts huge windows for optimum viewing.
With all profits going directly to The Aspinall Foundations, guests can help the vital work of restoring endangered species, offering not only a unique escape, but one with positive impacts on the animals themselves.
Guests will also enjoy a range of luxurious amenities in the Lion lodge, including a huge fire place, underfloor heating, a bespoke bar, 6ft African clay beaded chandelier and a private terrace.
The master bedroom boasts the most incredible views of the lions, with the other bedroom being accessible through an opulent spiral staircase. Furnished with a 65-inch TV screen, wi-fi, wireless sound system, coffee machine and minibar, visitors to the Lion Lodge will feel right at home.
WHO'S IT FOR?The lodge is embellished with stylish, opulent furniture as well as a 6ft chandelier.
This resort is made for thrill-seekers and animal-lovers. As the world's first Conservation Hotel, Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve works with Howletts Wild Animal Park, one of the most successful breeders of endangered species. All profits made from these unique overnight stays are put directly into helping protect and release endangered species. So, not only are guests indulging in a completely one-off experience, they are also giving back to the animals and helping to positively impact the lives of the animals. Sleeping up to four, it makes for a perfect retreat for families and couples alike.
WHY WE LOVE IT
Exquisite love the one-off experience this provides guests, and how close it is to Essex - only one hour and 30 minute drive away. Knowing that payment of this lodge will also help go towards care and protection of these beautiful animals, it is also a rewarding stay as well as a unique one. The Aspinall Foundation have a range of achievements, from 140 gorilla births, 41 black rhino, 125 clouded leopards, 38 Javan gibbons, 104 Javan langur and 21 African elephants.
WHAT TO DOOne of the bedrooms in the Lion Lodge, boasting a small window
There is so much choice. Watch over 700 animals and 90 species dotted throughout the whole award-winning park, as well as living with the lions that are literally on your doorstep. Other unique experiences to choose from include the outdoor Scandinavian baths which overlook the lions, private Ranger guided safaris, Keeper For The Day experiences, afternoon tea in the Moroccan Courtyard, as well as home cooked cuisine put together with local produce.
WHAT'S THE COST?
Priced at £1,200 per night, the lodge will include breakfast, welcome drinks, golf buggy usage, complimentary truck safari from Base Camp, entrance to Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve and enterance to Howletts Wild Animal Park.
Only an hour and a half drive from Essex to Port Lympne in Kent.