Joys Camp, Shaba National Reserve, Kenya

For an authentic wildlife experience you’ve got to go remote. Joys Camp is a drop of luxury in the scenic Shaba wilderness of Northern Kenya. The views alone are a visual feast.

Accommodation: 10 luxury en-suite safari tents (7 doubles, 3 twins)

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, bush meals, museum, massage, pool, art, shop

Highlights: Stunning setting, natural springs and the Ewaso Nyiro River

Destination: Shaba National Reserve, Northern Frontier, Kenya

It’s no wonder Joy Adamson chose this amazing place to release a Leopard called Penny back into the wild. Be inspired by her story on a safari in Kenya at Joys Camp. You can read her book “Queen of Shaba” and then visit a small museum near camp which is dedicated to this outstanding conservationist of “Born Free” fame.

Joys Camp is situated next to some natural springs and an active waterhole. You’ll be able to watch from the comfort of camp, the comings and goings of Elephant, Waterbuck and Buffalo when they visit this water resource. You may also spot rare animals such as the Gerenuk, Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Lesser Kudu and Grevy’s Zebra. Birdlife is prolific.

On morning and evening game drives or guided bush walks you can track game and keep a look out for Lion, Cheetah and Leopard which also favour this area. Back at camp rest and relaxation will claim you. There is a lovely pool and massage therapy to enjoy or you can capture what you see with drawings and watercolours.

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Kitich Camp, Mathews Range, Kenya

Make your East African safari truly unique and visit one of the most special camps in Kenya. Kitich Camp is set in a rare mountain forest brimming with exceptional wildlife and plants.

Accommodation: 6 double or twin en-suite tents

Activities: Samburu guided forest walks, game viewing, river swimming, birding, culture

Highlights: Rare forest flora and fauna, butterfly watching, nocturnal game viewing

Destination: Mathews Mountain Range in the Northern Frontier

The Mathews Mountain Range is home to the Forest Elephant amongst many other unusual species. Your safari holiday in Kenya at Kitich Camp will be filled with beautiful images of this ancient indigenous mountain forest as you explore on foot with your Samburu guide.

This biodiversity hotspot is all the more unique in that it rises out of the arid plains of the lowlands in the wild Northern Frontier. Kitich Camp is remote but it offers old fashioned safari comforts and privacy in a great Kenyan wilderness. You can look forward to an unforgettable atmosphere and wonderful meals in various settings.

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Samburu Intrepids, Samburu, Kenya

Samburu Intrepids offers safari accommodation in a luxury tented camp in the Samburu Game Reserve. The lodge specialises in walking and camelback safaris and it has a great children’s programme.

Accommodation: In luxurious tented safari suites

Activities: Star gazing, game drives, Camel rides, Samburu cultural excursions, nature walks, kid’s adventure club

Highlights: Seeing desert adapted animals such as Gerenuk on Camelback safaris

Destination: Samburu, Northern Frontier District, Kenya

Samburu Intrepids, a luxury Kenya safari lodge is located under the shady trees on a scenic stretch of the Ewaso Nyiro River in the Samburu Game Reserve. It is perfectly positioned to make the most of game viewing in the arid northern regions of the country where herds of Elephant and the long necked Gerenuk can be seen during an East Africa safari.

Delight in exploring on game drives, or for the more daring, a camelback safari. These are led by local Samburu guides and are a lovely cultural experience. Imagine seeing Giraffe and other animals up close. The guides also conduct nature walks which are a good opportunity to see the regions many species of birds.

This Kenya safari lodge has a really good programme that will ensure children have hours of fun attempting the obstacle course and learning about the animals and life in the bush. In the evenings sip on sundowners before sitting down to a tasty meal under the star studded sky. Perhaps enjoy some star gazing and let the guide tell you the myths of the Samburu relating to the stars.

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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, Shaba National Park, Kenya

Sarova Shaba Lodge is an oasis in the heart of the arid Shaba National Park. This lodge in Kenya offers comfortable accommodation, game drives and bush walks in the company of the Samburu tribe.

Accommodation: In chalet style en-suite rooms and suites

Activities: Game Drives, bush walks, camel safaris, Samburu cultural encounters, a range of games such table tennis at the lodge and a children’s programme.

Highlights: Spot rare animals such as the Gerenuk and Besia Oryx while on game drives.

Destination: Shaba National Park, the Northern Frontier, Kenya

The Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is an elegant oasis in the heart of the Shaba National Park, in the arid northern regions, which was where Joy and George Adamson lived for many years. It is located on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River and is surrounded by lush gardens. It offers Kenya safari accommodation in chalet style en-suite rooms.

The lodge is family friendly and is surrounded by an electric fence, creating a secure environment. There are a number of exciting nature walks and other activities that will keep children busy for hours. Relax and be pampered with an invigorating massage at the wellness centre and enjoy excellent game viewing excursions.

This lodge in Kenya has lush gardens and a huge free-form pool which is a wonderful place to cool off in between memorable game drives. See many animals that are not seen in the rest of Kenya, such as Besia Oryx and Gerenuk. Safari activities are led by knowledgeable local guides. Bush walks can be organised and are a wonderful way to see the areas many species of birds. For something different have the lodge organise a Camel safari with a local Samburu warrior and learn about their lifestyle.

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Saruni Samburu, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

Saruni Samburu is a beautiful lodge in the Samburu National Reserve that offers a tranquil retreat during a safari in Kenya. Explore the region spotting rare endemic species such as the Gerenuk and Reticualted Giraffe.

Accommodation: In elegantly appointed villas which have wonderful views

Activities: Game drives, bush walks,

Highlights: See species endemic to the region, visit ancient bushmen paintings,

Destination: Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

The stylish Saruni Samburu Lodge is a small lodge of just five villas, which is situated in the Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy near the Samburu National Reserve. It is the ideal place to enjoy an exclusive safari that’s off the beaten track. The villas are situated on the edge of the Kalama Hills and have endless views across the South to snow capped Mount Kenya. Delight in seeing endemic species such as the Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich and Besia Oryx while on game drives with local Samburu trackers.

As Saruni Samburu is situated in a private conservancy game walks and night game drives are permitted. These are a wonderful opportunity to learn how the Samburu read the secrets of the bush. It should offer many chances to see the regions many birds and gain insights into the Samburu culture. Many animals are more active at night, so night game drives allow you to see predators on the prowl and nocturnal birds such as Owls with the aid of a spotlight.

This Kenya safari lodge is an oasis in the heart of an arid land. Cool off with a dip in the free from swimming pool built into the rock face. Relax in the loungers with a refreshing drink and admire the view. Be pampered with a massage and other wellness treatments in the serenity off the bush. The lodge also allows guests to delve into the culture of the Samburu through excursions to the local village where they will learn about everyday life in the region.

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Great Rift Valley Lodge, Lake Naivasha, Kenya

The Great Rift Valley Lodge is perfectly situated as a stopover between Samburu and the Masai Mara. This lodge in Kenya has stunning views, a championship golf course and many activities for the whole family.

Accommodation: In en-suite twin or double rooms with private balconies

Activities: Golf, star gazing, Excursions to Hells Gate National Park, Nature walks in the Eburu Forest

Highlights: One of the best golf courses in Kenya, an excellent Kids club, day trips to Lake Naivasha

Destination: Naivasha, Southwest Kenya, the Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley Lodge sits on the edge of an escarpment called Ol Donyo Opurru or “mountain of smoke” at an altitude of 7000 feet. It has sweeping views over the Valley and Lake Naivasha and the volcanic crater of mount Longonot. This lodge in Kenya is an easy drive from Nairobi and is known for its 18-hole Championship golf course.

This lodge in Kenya offers accommodation in standard en-suite rooms, three storey villas and private chalets, all of which have wonderful views, either over the golf course or the Great Rift Valley towards the Lake. They are all equipped with all the modern amenities needed to ensure a comfortable stay.

The lodge is perfectly positioned for day excursions to Lake Naivasha and the Hells Gate National Park – allowing you to make the most of your East African safari. The Lodge offers many activities such as golf, tennis, cycling and horse riding. It has all the facilities of a resort hotel and has one of the best children’s programs in the area.

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Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort, Great Rift Valley, Kenya

Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort has scenic views of the freshwater lake and spacious cottages for a stay in the Great Rift Valley area of Kenya.

Accommodation 21 cottages

Activities Fine dining, conferencing

Highlights Wildlife on the hotel grounds

Destination Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley

At Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort guest can enjoy an unforgettable Kenya getaway. Great Rift Valley accommodation is in one of 21 spacious cottages. Each cottage comes equipped with modern room amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.

The resort is set on the 150 acres of grassland that boasts beautiful Acacia bushes and trees. Guests can enjoy game viewing at the resort as it is home to resident Giraffe, Waterbuck, Hippo, Vervet and Colobus Monkeys.

This Lake Naivasha accommodation has state-of-the-art conference and meeting facilities. Delegates will delight in the wonderful conference packages that include equipment and sumptuous delicacies.

Plan your special day at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort and let the professional wedding planners assist you with your wedding arrangements.

Facilities

  • Baby sitting
  • Board games
  • Children’s menu
  • Children’s pool
  • Conference venue
  • Fitness centre
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor dining
  • Spa & sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • WiFi
  • Bars
  • Restaurant
  • Pizzeria
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Loisaba, Laikipia, Kenya

There are not many lodges in Kenya which combine the essential safari with adventure activities in the heart of Africa. At Loisaba lodge you’ll get that and so much more!

Accommodation: Private cottage, en-suite Star Beds

Activities: Game drives & walks, Lion tracking, camel treks, horse riding, river rafting, biking, quad biking, cultural visits

Highlights: Star Beds and exciting activities in a private wildlife haven

Destination: Private Conservancy, Laikipia, Central Kenya

Loisaba offers exciting game viewing in a private wildlife conservancy in Laikipia. If you love big skies and dramatic views, this special place is for you.

The en-suite Star Beds alone are a unique and different way to experience a safari holiday in Kenya. Each platform bed overlooks a water source where wildlife comes to drink and refresh. At night under a thousand stars and with the sounds of the bush around, you’ll sleep and dream of Africa.

Day and night game drives in open-sided 4×4 safari vehicles and guided bush walks take you into the wilderness. The conservancy is located in an Elephant migratory path and you’ll also have excellent opportunities to see Wild Dog and the elusive Leopard. For another kind of foot safari, you could go camel trekking with Samburu guides.

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Loldia House, Lake Naivasha, Kenya

Holiday in Kenya at Loldia House, an early settler country house at the edge of Lake Naivasha. Enjoy game viewing and birding, Nakuru day trips and much more besides.

Accommodation: Old country house and cottage, 2 new cottages (honeymoon and family)

Activities: Game viewing by boat, night drives, birding, culture, guided walks, day trips

Highlights: Views of the lake and the incredible birdlife, plus Nakuru day trips

Destination: Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley, Kenya

At Loldia House you’ll experience the colonial style and grace that is synonymous with the Governors Camp Collection. Soak up the views and welcoming ambiance at this homely country house. The elegant and comfortable interiors make for a relaxing retreat between activities. Wildlife is free to roam around the grounds and Hippos are often seen near the water in the evening.

Each meal is an event at Loldia House! Everyone sits around a beautifully dressed table savouring the fine food and conversation. Your host has many a fascinating tale to tell and you are welcome to ask questions or share your stories and insights. Breakfasts and lunches are served in the lush garden and dinners in the traditional dining room. The farmhouse lounge has a magnificent fireplace.

During the day you can set off on a variety of explorations offered by Loldia House. A highlight is game and bird spotting while boating around Lake Naivasha. Night drives are a wonderful opportunity to spot Leopard and many other nocturnal creatures. Further afield, Flamingos and big game are a top attraction but you can also enjoy guided walks and picnics at popular spots.

General Facilities

  • Children are welcome and catered for (all ages)
  • Telephone and fax, cell phone reception and Wi-Fi access
  • Curio shop – open daily
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Mfangano Island Camp, Lake Victoria, Kenya

Relax in peaceful tranquillity on a safari holiday in Kenya and visit the source of the Nile. Mfangano Island Camp on Lake Victoria is a blissful retreat overlooking the water.

Accommodation: 6 cottages of traditional ethnic design

Activities: Swimming, fishing, birding, boating and dhow trips, walking, cultural visits

Highlights: Fabulous lake views and a truly restful atmosphere

Destination: Lake Victoria, Great Rift Valley, Kenya

Escape city stresses and the heat of the wilderness on a Kenya holiday safari at Mfangano Island Camp. Savour the lake views while dining on fish caught that day and enjoy delicious fruit and veggies plucked fresh from the gardens.

The camp is set in a small bay and features magnificent views of the deep blue waters of the freshwater lake. You’ll wake up every morning to this magical vista and hear birdsong throughout the day. Children are welcome and catered for at Mfangano Island Camp.

The island is lush and the deep waters of Lake Victoria are full of life. Little villages dot the shore interspersed by groves of banana trees, and Arab style fishing boats called Dhows sail along the lake as they have done for centuries.

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Olerai House, Lake Naivasha, Kenya

Olerai House offers welcoming colonial style accommodation in Naivasha. Experience farm life where Zebra where the wildlife roams the tropical garden during a safari holiday in Kenya.

Accommodation: In individually decorated en-suite rooms

Activities: Excursions to Lake Bogoria, Hells Gate National Park and Lake Nakuru, horse riding and bush walks

Highlights: The Flamingos of Lake Bogoria; experience colonial farm life

Destination: Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley, South Western Kenya

Olerai House is a beautiful colonial style farm and wildlife sanctuary on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley. It is perfect for a safari holiday in Kenya where guests can experience colonial life. The house is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and endless lawns which wildlife such as Giraffe and Zebra wander. Colobus monkeys swing and chatter in the trees with tropical birds.

Spend the day relaxing in the tranquility of the gardens before savouring a delicious three course Italian inspired meal created from organic produce grown on the farm. Fall asleep in a romantic individually decorated room that is constructed from local wood and stone. As a former family home each room of this accommodation in Naivasha is eclectic in its style and decor.

Explore the region on excursions to see the thousands of Flamingos on Lake Naivasha. Always a popular stop on Kenya tours and safaris, Lake Nakuru is one of the best places in the country to see the endangered White Rhino. Take a trip to the Crescent Island Sanctuary, an island in the heart of Lake Naivasha which is home to plains game. Delight in a gourmet picnic on the beach.

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Rusinga Island Lodge, Lake Victoria, Kenya

Rusinga Island Lodge is a remote lodge in Kenya on the shores of Lake Victoria. It is the perfect place to relax at the end of an East African safari. Enjoy excellent fishing and water sports.

Accommodation: Thatched cottages overlooking Lake Victoria

Activities: Waterskiing, Fishing, Biking, Hiking, Archaeological tours, wellness treatments

Highlights: Its remote position ensures tranquillity and the fishing is excellent.

Destination: Lake Victoria, Kenya

Rusinga Island Lodge is a remote and unspoilt destination that is ideal for an East African safari that’s off the beaten track. The lodge is situated surrounded by beautiful grounds on the shores of Lake Victoria. Stay in comfortable thatched cottages that have scenic views over the sparkling water.

Relax and enjoy a bit of fishing. Head out in one of the boats and try catching a huge Nile Perch or Tilapia which the chef will be willing to cook for dinner. Go for a cycling trip around the island passing local villages. There are many species of birds in the area, many of which are not found in the rest of Kenya.

The lodge is built close to an archaeological dig where thousands of fossils have been found. Guests staying at the lodge can go on a guided tour of the dig and learn about the fossil finds. Grab one of the mountain bikes and go for a cycle round the island or just relax on one of the loungers by the pool. Savour delicious meals out on the lawns, on the jetty or by the pool and take in the tranquillity of the Island.

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Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Lake Nakuru, Kenya

The Sarova Lion Hill offers Kenya safari accommodation on a hill overlooking the scenic Lake Nakuru which is famed for its many Flamingos.

Accommodation: In standard rooms and suites

Activities: Game drives, kids programme, wellness and beauty treatments

Highlights: Seeing White Rhino and Flamingos in Lake Nakuru National Park

Destination: Lake Nakuru, South Western Kenya, the Great Rift Valley

The Sarova Lion Hill is situated on the side of a hill overlooking Lake Nakuru in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. It offers safari accommodation in elegantly furnished en-suite rooms or suites. The lodge offers twice daily game drives to see the wildlife and the famous Flamingos of Lake Nakuru. This is one of the best places to see endangered White and Black Rhino in Kenya.

Cool off with a dip in the swimming pool after an exciting morning game viewing. In the afternoon have a siesta or be pampered with a soothing wellness treatment in the tented pavilion by the pool. Parents can rest easy knowing that the children are having fun, doing obstacle course and learning survival skills with the Adventure club.

In the evening meet at the bar and sip on a refreshing ice cold drink before going into the amphitheatre and enjoying an extravaganza of traditional dancing. Afterwards have a sumptuous buffet dinner in the dining room. Fall asleep to the peaceful sounds of the African night.

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Fairmont The Norfolk, Nairobi, Kenya

Enjoy the grace and elegance of The Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi Kenya. This historic address has seen the start of many great safaris and adventures in the heart of Africa.

Accommodation: 165 en-suite guest rooms and suites

Activities: Conferencing, heated outdoor pool, health spa, gym, sauna, steam rooms

Highlights: Historic and luxurious setting in private gardens

Destination: Nairobi city centre, Kenya

Set amidst private tropical gardens in the city centre, this Nairobi luxury hotel is a must do for business and leisure travellers. Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel is more than 100 years old and an iconic landmark in the safari capital of East Africa.

You’ll find an oasis of calm at the Norfolk. Its traditional Victorian heritage is beautifully integrated with modern sophistication. The city of Nairobi has grown up around The Norfolk and many famous travellers have passed through its doors.

Dining

You certainly won’t go hungry at The Norfolk as there are a number of excellent venues to choose from. The Delamere Terrace is open all day and offers a full range of meals and snacks with themed buffets during the week. The award-winning Tatu Restaurant is a contemporary venue for fine dining.

The Cin Cin Wine Bar is chic and cosy with champagne on tap and an impressive drinks menu, you can also dine here. The intimate Pool Restaurant is open daily for drinks and an a la carte lunch menu. The Tea Lounge is the place to go for morning refreshments with savoury treats and traditional High Tea in the afternoons.

General Facilities and Services

  • Restaurant, terrace, tea lounge, wine bar, poolside restaurant
  • Childcare services, kid’s menu, family excursions
  • Inter-connecting rooms for family accommodation
  • Tailor-made weddings
  • Business Centre
  • High speed internet
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Gift shop
  • Express and Late Check-Out
  • Transfer service
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Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

Get ready for an urban safari at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi! Feed the resident herd of Giraffes from your window on an unforgettable Kenya adventure in one of the fastest growing cities in Africa.

Accommodation: 10 luxury en-suite double rooms with 4-poster beds

Activities: Giraffe feeding, sightseeing and shopping tours , game drives, nature walks nearby

Highlights: Elegant 1930’s manor with friendly Giraffes roaming the grounds

Destination: Nairobi, Kenya

Enjoy a superb Kenya safari holiday when you stay at Giraffe Manor. You’ll be surrounded by unique city attractions and there will never be a dull moment with so much to see and do. You can also just relax in the comfort and serenity of the manor with its gracious ambiance and enjoy the facilities. The wide veranda and terrace has views of the Ngong Hills.

Giraffe Manor was built in the 1930’s and resembles a traditional Scottish hunting lodge. There is a grand 2 storey entrance hall and a sweeping staircase flanked by elegant rooms furnished with antiques and art decor. The manor is surrounded by beautiful rolling lawns and gardens where the resident herd of Rothschild Giraffes and Warthogs meander about.

The Giraffes and their babies are quite at home around the manor and they regularly stick their heads through the windows and doors. Giraffe Manor and The Giraffe Centre for breeding Rothschild Giraffes, share the same property which is near the Nairobi National Park.

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Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya

Hemingways Nairobi is a luxury hotel set in Karen, a small suburb in Nairobi, for guests on an African safari in Kenya.

  • Luxury rooms
  • Butler service
  • Fine dining
  • Spa treatments

Hemingways Nairobi is beautifully nestled in Karen – a suburb in Nairobi – and serves as luxurious accommodation in Kenya for the ultimate holiday in Africa. Each room is opulently appointed with modern amenities and among the ultra-luxurious amenities at Hemingways Nairobi is the butler service.

Hemingways Nairobi has a spa where guests can enjoy therapeutic treatments during their leisure time at this Kenya hotel in Nairobi. All treatments are conducted by trained, professional beauticians that makes use of state-of-the-art products for all soothing treatments.

At the Brasserie at Hemingways Nairobi, many fine dining opportunities can be experienced. The incredible team of chefs make use of the latest cooking methods to whip up culinary delights. Private dining can be arranged for guests who prefer to dine in room.

The location of Hemingways Nairobi is perfect to explore Nairobi and the surrounding areas. Cultural tours, game excursions and visits to the animal rehabilitation centres can all be arranged.

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House of Waine, Nairobi, Kenya

House of Waine accommodates guest visiting the bustling city of Nairobi in tranquil rooms, minutes away from the vibrant city centre.

Accommodation 11 luxury bedrooms

Activities Dining, conferencing, trips to nature reserves

Highlights Cuisine, conference facilities, exclusivity, craft shopping

Destination Nairobi, Kenya

This luxury family owned accommodation in Nairobi invites guests to an exclusive number of individually designed suites. Guests staying here will experience warm hospitality and exquisite service in a tranquil setting.

This boutique hotel in Nairobi has a restaurant where guests can indulge in delicious traditional Kenyan cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. Savour sumptuous seafood and decadent desserts every evening.

House of Waine has a boardroom with state-of-the-art conference equipment. Only an exclusive amount of delegates can be seated in the boardroom for an intimate meeting or brainstorming session.

The hotel is close to nature conservancies and wildlife rehabilitation centres where guests can enjoy unique and unforgettable interactions with animals. Guests can embark to craft and curio stores on their free time to purchase one-of-a-kind African treasures or spend the day poolside at the hotel.

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Palacina Suites, Nairobi, Kenya

Palacina Residence & Suites offers boutique hotel accommodation in Nairobi with 5-star luxuries to delight the travellers of today. High comfort and style combine with gracious African hospitality.

Accommodation: Luxury suites, 2 penthouses, 1 – 3 bedroom apartments

Activities: Dining, conferences and functions, pool, spa, fitness room

Highlights: Attention to detail and the Moonflower Restaurant

Destination: State House Valley, Nairobi, Kenya

This family owned and managed accommodation in Kenya is a breath of fresh air when it comes to Nairobi hotels. Intimate and homely interiors with welcoming touches await you. At the Palacina Hotel you can soak up the atmosphere, surrounded by soothing décor in neutral tones which invites relaxation.

The Palacina Hotel is known for its superb service and attention to detail, whether you are a business or leisure guest. The sumptuous suites and apartments are designed to make you feel at home. You can eat in or out as the rooms are equipped with what you need.

Breakfasts are served from the hotel’s farmhouse kitchen and you can sit in the sun filled breakfast room, on the terrace, or in the lobby which has a variety of cosy spots where you can make yourself comfortable at any time.

Guests who would like to keep fit can swim in the pool and stay in shape in the fitness room, which has up-to-date aerobic and anaerobic equipment – both facilities are for the use of guests only. You can also spend time at the spa which offers a range of treatments.

General Facilities

  • Events, functions, banqueting, conferences
  • Private Lounge for guest use when entertaining
  • Restaurant, bar, lounge and private dining facility
  • Business centre (open 24 hours)
  • Reception for any assistance you may require (open 24 hours)
  • The Lobby is a Wi-Fi hotspot

*Winner of Trip Advisor’s Travellers Choice Award 2013

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Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya

The Sarova Panafric is a classic Nairobi hotel that has a contemporary African chic feel. It is situated just outside the city centre.

Accommodation: Standard en-suite rooms, superior rooms, apartments and suites

Activities: Spa treatments, conferencing, city tours

Highlights: Close to Nairobi’s attractions

Destination: Nairobi, Kenya

The Sarova Panafric is a classic hotel in Nairobi Kenya. It has a prime position just outside the city centre and is surrounded by lush tropical gardens. It is named after the Pan African movement and is decorated in an eclectic contemporary African style. This historic hotel is a popular starting point for many on holiday in Kenya.

This Nairobi luxury hotel offers accommodation in elegantly appointed en-suite rooms and suites that have a contemporary feel. The hotel has well-equipped banqueting and conferencing facilities for all business needs. Sip on a refreshing drink at the bar and relax before dining in style in the Flame Tree restaurant.

Be pampered with a rejuvenating wellness treatment that will leave you feeling refreshed. The hotel is in a great position close to local attractions such as the Giraffe Centre, the Karen Blixen Museum and the Nairobi National Park. There are also excellent shops and markets nearby which sell wonderful East African souvenirs. In the evening, dine at the hotel’s award winning flame tree restaurant.

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Sarova Stanley, Nairobi, Kenya

One of the oldest and best known hotels in Kenya Nairobi, the Sarova Stanley has stood the test of time to offer today’s travellers a 5 star experience on an East African safari.

Accommodation: 217 guest rooms and suites over 8 floors

Activities: Heritage tour, heated pool, gym, sauna, steam, massage, fitness classes

Highlights: Colonial grace and style meets modern luxury in the city

Destination: Nairobi city centre, Kenya

Colonial charm combines with elegance and sophistication at the Sarova Stanley. This historic hotel has launched many a holiday in Kenya and welcomed its fair share of VIP’s and celebrities. You too can feel special as you enjoy the excellent facilities.

Sarova Stanley is located on a graceful boulevard in the centre of Nairobi for easy access to the CBD, stock exchange, government offices and shopping districts. The hotel has a stylish shopping arcade and an excellent health club with a sparkling pool for all your fitness needs, including yoga and African belly dancing classes.

Dining

For superb authentic Thai cuisine in Nairobi, the Thai Chi Restaurant is acknowledged to be the best. For a range of popular dishes, wood-fired pizza and deli foods, beers and coffees, the Thorn Tree Cafe with its lovely courtyard is a great favourite. The cafe has a well known message board based on the legend of an Acacia tree where travellers left ‘tree mail’ nailed to the trunk. The Pool Deck on the 5th floor offers al fresco dining with Tandoori and grill specialities, plus a healthy buffet.

General Facilities and Services

  • Secure valet parking and guest parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Arcade shopping (books, gifts, curios, boutique, chemist, optician, car rental, locksmith
  • Wireless Internet
  • Business Centre and conference facilities
  • Health Club
  • 3 restaurants and an historic bar
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Elsas Kopje, Meru National Park, Kenya

One of the most elegant Kenya safari camps, Elsas Kopje is where you can gaze at the great Meru Plains just as Elsa the Lioness of “Born Free” fame, did.

Accommodation: Hilltop cottages, honeymoon suite, private house

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, excursions, fishing, cultural, pool, massage

Highlights: Only lodge in the park and a full range of activities

Destination: Meru National Park, Central Highlands, Kenya

At this safari accommodation, you’ll have the Meru National Park to yourself. This is increasingly rare on safari and a much sought after feature. Elsas Kopje is perched on a rocky outcrop (kopje) which affords the most spectacular views of the volcanic plains of Meru. You’ll find yourself lingering over your morning coffee as you take in this mesmerising outlook.

Your East African safari at Elsas Kopje will be unforgettable. It is the type of place that guests return to again and again. There is a great sense of history here in connection with the Born Free book and George Adamson’s original camp just below Elsas Kopje. Game viewing activities are exciting and explorers will be in their element discovering the wonders of this unspoilt gem.

In between game viewing activities and excursions you can savour the high comfort and welcoming atmosphere of the camp. Local and international dishes combine with delicious North Italian cuisine, homemade pasta, just baked bread and fresh salads from the garden – not forgetting the addictive Danish Layer Cake. Swim in the pool, have a massage and just relax.

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Lewa Safari Camp, Lewa, Kenya

Enjoy the finer things in life at Lewa Safari Camp on the Laikipia Plains in Kenya. The stunning safari accommodation and exceptional big game viewing will take your breath away.

Accommodation: 12 spacious and romantic en-suite tented bedrooms

Activities: 2 daily game drives, bush walks, horse and camel riding, massage, pool

Highlights: The Rhino sanctuary, wildlife and sweeping views of the plains and Mt Kenya

Destination: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia, on the Central Highlands of Kenya

This Kenya safari camp is favoured by those in the know. With private access to an huge protected area, abundant wildlife including Black and White Rhino and exciting safari activities, Lewa Safari Camp is a winner anyway you look at it.

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a leading light in Rhino conservation and home to a thriving population of Grevy’s Zebra which is critically endangered. Predators such as Lion, Jackal and Leopard hunt a great variety of prey here and many other animals such as Elephant, Cheetah and Giraffe move freely in an out of this area.

Lewa Safari Camp stands on the Laikipia Plains at the foot of Mount Kenya. Laikipia is a vast plateau with striking scenery changes and Big Five game. Wildlife numbers continue to grow and this region now supports the second highest density in the country.

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Naro Moru River Lodge, near Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya

Naro Moru River Lodge is situated near Mount Kenya National Park in a small market town north-northeast of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The lodge boasts some of the finest Mount Kenya mountain climbing facilities along with a prolific list of bird species.

Accommodation: A choice between rooms, self-catering cottages and country homes.

Activities: Mountain climbing and hiking, biking, bird watching, variety of sports.

Highlights: Mount Kenya mountain climbing.

Destination: North-northeast of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.

Considering the natural environment and the local communities, the lodge attempts to improve the lives of its employers and those living in close proximity to the lodge. In addition to meeting their social responsibilities, the lodge also makes provisions for the conservation of the environment.

Dining

Dining takes place in various forms – buffets, a la carte restaurant menus, bush dinners, garden barbeques or theme nights around a bonfire. A wide range of cuisines are available to cater to conservative eaters as well as the more adventurous appetites.

General facilities and services

  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Conference and special event facilities
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Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, Ol Pejeta, Kenya

At Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, discover the simple pleasures of game viewing in the heart of Africa. This is one of the more traditional Kenya safari camps in a scenic game rich area.

Accommodation: 6 comfortable en-suite safari tents

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, tracking, self-drive, Chimps, Mt Kenya climbs

Highlights: The Rhino Sanctuary, conservation insights, owner run and guided

Destination: Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Central Kenya

At this authentic Kenya bush camp you won’t be admiring chandeliers and artwork, instead you’ll be immersed in the wilderness and experience a real safari in one of the most abundant wildlife areas in the country.

Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is set on a pioneering wildlife conservancy and working cattle ranch. You’ll gain insight into conservation practices and enjoy superb safari activities led by the hands-on owners and their experienced, resident guides. This conservancy also hosts the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary which is a unique Jane Goodall project in Kenya.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy at the foot of Mount Kenya is home to a range of sought after wildlife and around 200 bird species. Animals that can be seen include Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Buffalo and Rhino amongst plentiful plains game. Other unusual species such as Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Jackson’s Hartebeest can also be spotted.

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Porini Rhino Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya

Escape to Ol Pejeta Conservancy for an unforgettable and informative wildlife experience on your Kenya safari.

Accommodation: Eco safari tents

Location: Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Activities: Walking safaris, game drives, visit to chimpanzee sanctuary

Located in a secluded valley in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Porini Rhino Camp brings a game viewing experience away from the crowds of tourists in mini buses. This small and intimate eco-camp is designed for the true wildlife enthusiast.

Learn all about the local conservation efforts that helps Ol Pejeta Conservancy preserve its exquisite wildlife. While staying at Porini Rhino Camp, you have the opportunity to witness Kenya’s largest rhino population on your game viewing adventures.

Ol Pejeta is home to a diversity of wildlife that freely roams these grassy plains and rolling hills, including the critically endangered northern rhino. Knowledgeable game rangers conduct all your action-packed safaris and with the snowy top of Mount Kenya as your backdrop, your safari in Kenya is sure to be spectacular.

Enjoy deliciously prepared bush meals and picnics. On late afternoon game drives, sip a refreshing gin and tonic while witnessing the magical sunset. After dinner, take a night game drive searching for nocturnal animals.

At Porini Rhino Camp, you are embraced with warm hospitality from members of many different Kenyan communities that are inextricably linked with the conservancy.

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Sabuk Lodge, Laikipia, Kenya

Sabuk Lodge offers luxury safari accommodation in the Laikipia Plateau in Kenya. Enjoy wonderful wildlife encounters while on camel back and walking safaris with a Samburu guide.

Accommodation: In en-suite open fronted thatched cottages

Activities: Guided nature walks, game drives, camel safaris, cultural excursions, bush breakfasts and river tubing

Highlights: Explore on bush walks and Camelback safaris

Destination: Northern Laikipia Plateau, Kenya

Sabuk Lodge is a luxury eco-friendly lodge that is situated in a private game reserve in the Northern Laikipia Plateau in Kenya. It is sustainably constructed out of locally sourced wood and stone, so it has a quirky feel. As it is on a private nature reserve, this lodge in Kenya can offer many alternative activities to enjoy on an East African safari holiday.

Guests can spot wildlife such as Reticulated Giraffe from the back of Camels which can go on safari where the game drives cannot. Alternately, head out on foot with an armed Samburu guide and learn about bird calls, how to track animals and which plants can heal or be used to make poison arrows. Go swimming in the Ewaso Nyiro River or have hours of fun river tubing.

The lodge works closely with the local community and has many conservation initiatives. Guests can visit the traditional homesteads of the Samburu and Laikipak Maasai to learn about their pastoral way of life. The Laikipia area has more endangered wildlife than anywhere else in Kenya. Chances of seeing Black Rhino are good and there is a thriving population of African Wild Dogs.

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Rekero Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Rekero Camp in the Masai Mara Kenya is located at an ancient river crossing where thousands of animals pass during the Great Wildebeest Migration every year. Game rich plains surround this magnificent setting.

Accommodation: 9 spacious en-suite safari tents (including 2 family tents)

Activities: Game drives, birding, bush walks, cultural interaction, bush meals, ballooning

Highlights: The riverside setting and award-winning guides

Destination: Talek River, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Kenya safaris holidays and family adventures should include a visit to the Masai Mara during the annual migration. At Rekero Camp, your safari dreams come true when you can watch wildlife at the river below the camp or set off on superb game drives with truly exceptional Il Dorobo and Masai guides.

Rekero Camp was pioneered by the Beaton family who have been a part of Kenyan life for more than a hundred years and at the forefront of conservation. Everyone in the camp was born and bred in Kenya and they bring their individual experience and knowledge of the Mara and other areas to create an exceptional team.

Awarded ‘Best Guiding Team in Africa’ by the Good Safari Guide 2011

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Richards River Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

A Masai Mara safari experience that will surpass your wildest imagination can be experienced at Richard’s River Camp in Kenya.

  • Accommodation: Safari tents
  • Location: Masai Mara
  • Activities: Game drives, walking safaris, cultural experience, bush dinners

Catered to discerning travellers who want to indulge in luxury while curing their wanderlust, Richard’s River Camp offers exclusive tented accommodation. Wake up every morning with Masai Mara on the doorstep of your luxury explorer-style tent, and be inspired to conquer the day.

Every day you will embark on a new adventure. Explore the bush on action-packed game drives and tantalise your senses on walking safaris. Take sightseeing to newer heights on optional hot-air ballooning safaris.

No Masai Mara safari is complete without a visit to the local community, for an unforgettable cultural interaction. The ideal to end the day in the African bush is on a late afternoon bush cruise, followed by sundowner drinks while witnessing the sunset.

Experience traditional bush dining at Richards River Camp. Every evening you will gather under the open African skies to take a seat at the candlelit table. Sit back and take delight in the feast prepared by the world-class local chefs.

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Royal Mara Safari Lodge, Masai Mara, Kenya

The Royal Mara Safari Lodge is a luxury lodge situated in a prime position of a private conservancy of the Maasai Mara Kenya.

Accommodation: In Classic tented safari suites

Activities: Game walks, Game Drives, Hot Air Balloon Safaris, Cultural Excursions,

Highlights: A fantastic area for Lion and on the Great Migration route.

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

Come and explore one of the greatest wildlife destinations on Earth. The Royal Mara Safari Lodge is located in the heart of the Maasai Mara Kenya, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Ideally positioned for the best game viewing and on the route of the Great Migration, memorable wildlife encounters are assured.

The Mara is also famous for its many predators, mainly Lion and Cheetah. Visitors can see the Big Five (Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and Leopard) while on their Kenya vacation. Stay in comfort in luxury safari suites which have tented sides and tiled roofs. Relax on the deck and admire the views over the river where Hippos are often seen.

As this Kenya luxury lodge is situated in a private conservancy so set out to explore the African bush with all your senses on a guided bush walk. Wander between plains game and let the Maasai guide teach you about survival in the bush.

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Sarova Mara Game Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Well positioned to access the Wildebeest and Zebra migration, the Sarova Mara Game Camp offers great resort facilities to enjoy during a Kenya safari tour.

Accommodation: In standard en-suite safari tents

Activities: Exciting game drives, Bush dining, wellness treatments, walking safaris, cultural excursions, Maasai entertainment, fishing and kayaking.

Highlights: Some of the best game viewing in Kenya, including the Great Migration.

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

In the iconic Maasai Mara Game Reserve lies the Sarova Mara Game Camp. It is built on a slight elevation between two streams and is laid out in sprawling grounds planted with indigenous and exotic plants. It has a great position between two rivers. There is an adjacent Maasai village and the lodge is perfectly positioned to make the most of the great Wildebeest and Zebra Migration.

While on a Kenya wildlife safari, guests can enjoy exciting game drives in search of Lion, Elephant, Giraffe and abundant plains game. These are conducted by experienced guides who will help track down the wildlife. Have memorable cultural encounters with the Maasai and go on exciting bush walks with them.

This Masai Mara camp offers a number of resort facilities. Delight in fishing, kayaking, and nature walks around the grounds. Relax and unwind with a massage at the wellness spa or cool off with a dip in the pool. In the evening sip on a refreshing drink, delight in live entertainment and dine on tasty buffet meals up at the restaurant or dine out on the deck, under the star studded sky.

Children at Sarova Mara Game Camp

The Sarova Mara welcomes children and for children over the age of 5 years there are supervised activities such as swimming, nature walks, cultural visits, fishing and games on offer. There are kiddies menus on offer and babysitting on request.

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Serian Camp, Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

Serain is a traditional bush camp which is perfectly positioned in the Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara to make the most of the Wildebeest migration during an East African safari.

Accommodation: In 7 Spacious luxury safari tents with en-suite bathrooms

Activities: Game drives, guided walks, fishing

Highlights: Seeing the Great Migration while on a walking safari with a Masai Warrior

Destination: Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

The Serain Camp is a traditional bush camp situated on the banks of the Mara River in the Mara North Conservancy. The Mara is where the annual Great Migration of the Wildebeest culminates every year and the game viewing in the area is excellent. This traditional Kenyan safari camp has a wonderful colonial feel to it with spacious tents pitched on wide wooden decks.

While staying at Serain guests can explore the savannah plains of the Mara on game drives in the company of experienced local Maasai guides and trackers or experience Africa the way our ancestors did – on foot. These walking safaris are a wonderful way to learn about the ecosystems of the bush and spot some of the regions smaller creatures on your East African safari.

Serain is also a base from which Hot Air Balloon Safaris are done. Set out before dawn to the balloon and take to the air as the sun crests above the horizon. There can be no more tranquil way of game viewing than floating above the rolling plains, taking in the endless views and spotting wildlife scattered across the plains.

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Siana Springs, Masai Mara, Kenya

Siana Springs Intrepids Lodge offers a fully inclusive safari for the whole family in the game rich Masai Mara in Kenya. The indigenous forest setting fed by seasonal streams is an idyllic spot for relaxing between activities.

Accommodation: 38 spacious tented camp suites in 3 different settings

Activities: Day & night drives, guided walks, ballooning, massage, culture, talks & slideshows

Highlights: Excellent facilities for a family-friendly safari

Destination: Ngama Hills, Masai Mara, Kenya

This tented camp is located on a private ranch just east of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, which means you have access to night drives and walking safaris amongst a full range of activities. The Masai Mara is renowned for its game viewing and even more so during the wildebeest Migration season when more than a million Wildebeest and Zebra throng the plains and cross the Mara River.

You can set off on a variety of wilderness adventures with professional rangers and Maasai guides, exploring the great Mara plains and following the streams around the Ngama Hills. The “Siana” springs are the largest in the Masai Mara eco-system and a valuable water source for animals. Breakfasts and sundowners in the bush are all part of the safari experience.

Back at camp, there is an adventure centre for children and a swimming pool, or you can head to your tent for a siesta. Swedish massage therapy is available and particularly welcome after an intense game drive. Drinks around the camp fire and dinner under the stars ensure your day is rounded off beautifully before you turn in.

Facilities

  • Fully inclusive safari rate
  • Interesting “adventure centre”’ for kids
  • Open air camp fire and dining terrace
  • Freeform swimming pool, loungers and shady terrace
  • Board games and reference library
  • Boutique with curios and safari essentials
  • Safety deposit for valuables
  • Medical assistance – 24 hours

Services

  • Complimentary airstrip transfers
  • Chilled towels and welcome drink at check-in
  • Swedish massage available after safari activities
  • Postal services, telephone, fax and email
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Mara Explorer, Masai Mara, Kenya

The Mara Explorer Tented Camp offers a classic Maasai Mara safari experience. It is situated in a rich game viewing area and is ideally situated to make the most of the Wildebeest Migration.

Accommodation: In 10 luxury en-suite safari tents

Activities: Hot Air Balloon safaris, game drives, bush dinners, nature walks and Maasai cultural visits

Highlights: The game viewing is some of the best in the Mara and it is close to the Wildebeest migration routes. Hot Air Balloon safaris are one of the iconic experiences of an East African safari.

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

On the banks of the Talek River in the heart of the Masai Mara lies the Mara Explorer Tented Camp. One of the best Kenya safari camps, it has a prime position at the confluence of the best game viewing areas in the Mara. The experienced Maasai guides will take guests out on game drives in search of Giraffe, Elephants and more.

This Masai Mara camp lies in the path that the Wildebeest take during the Great Migration between July and September, ensuring great game viewing from the lodge itself. The rest of the year there is still plenty of animals to be seen, especially predators such as Lion. One of the most thrilling experiences is going on an early morning Hot Air Balloon safari. Watch as the sun changes the landscape from monochrome to colour and spot thousands of animals dotted on the plains below.

Extend an early morning or evening game drive with a tasty breakfast out on the savannahs. Go on a nature walk with the Maasai guide and learn about their culture and how to behave around wild animals. The lodge can even arrange for guests to visit a traditional Maasai home called a Manyatta.

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Governors Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Round up your friends and family for a Kenya wildlife safari at Governors Private Camp in the Masai Mara. A bend in the Mara River is where you will be located, which is perfect for game viewing.

Accommodation: 8 en-suite safari tents on the riverbanks

Activities: Game drives, guided walks, birding, culture, ballooning, Lake Victoria trips

Highlights: Watching wildlife at the Mara River, wildebeest migration (seasonal)

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

This camp is a gem in the Governors Camp Collection. Private Camp is well suited to small groups, but it accommodates individual bookings as well. With just a few luxury tents on a grassy stretch overlooking the river, you will enjoy a wonderful sense of privacy and exclusivity.

In between exciting game drives and walking safaris led by professional and experienced guides, you can return to the shady tranquillity of Governors Private Camp. The river is a magnet for wildlife and birdlife including Trogons, Turacos and Hornbills is abundant in the surrounding trees.

Personal attention and service is what this camp is known for. Your host and camp manager will see to all your needs and answer any questions you have. You certainly won’t go hungry or thirsty as the camp cuisine is truly delicious and all drinks are included, with the exception of champagne.

General Facilities and Services

  • Meals served with crystal glassware and fine bone china
  • Tailor-made menus by the Executive Chef
  • Open bar and dining area overlooking the Mara River
  • Meals in the bush are on a request basis
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • 220 Volt plugs at Reception
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Karen Blixen Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Karen Blixen Camp allows guests to step back into a bygone era while on a safari holiday in the Masai Mara in Kenya. Delight in exceptional game viewing, dinner under the stars, hot air balloon safaris and wellness treatments.

Accommodation: In 22 luxury en-suite canvas tents

Activities: Game drives, nature walks, balloon safaris and cultural visits

Highlights: The Mara River crossing is one of the most dramatic moments during the Great Migration, the camp replicates the lifestyle of Karen Blixen’s Out of Africa, hot air balloon safaris

Destination: Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

Karen Blixen Camp is a luxurious camp that has a colonial ambiance reminiscent of the 1920’s when Karen Blixen went on safaris on the savannahs of the Masai Mara. This Kenya safari camp consists of 22 luxurious canvas tents situated on raised wooden platforms overlooking a scenic stretch of the Mara River.

The camp is perfectly positioned for optimal game viewing during the Great Wildebeest Migration, as one of the most dramatic points in the annual cycle is when thousands of these antelope have to cross the Mara which is home to some of the largest Crocodiles in Africa.

Explore this vibrant region under the guidance of an experienced Maasai tracker while on game drives during your Maasai Mara safari. Experience the vastness of the African plains while on a bush walk or gain a bird’s eye view of the wildlife while floating above the Acacias during an early morning hot air balloon safari.

Cool off in the afternoon with a dip in the swimming pool and be left refreshed with a soothing massage. In the evenings delight in discovering the regions nocturnally active animals during a night drive before returning to camp and delighting in a feast under the star studded sky.

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Mara Bush Houses, Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

Experience endless adventures and private luxury family friendly accommodation at Mara Bush Houses on a Masai Mara safari in Kenya.

Accommodation: Family friendly private bush houses

Location: Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

Activities: Game drives, family safaris, walking safaris

In the heart of the Mara North Conservancy, enjoy a private and very personal wildlife Masai Mara safari in Kenya. The Mara Bush Houses are three separate houses, each providing a private sanctuary that can accommodate up to six people, ideal for a group or family safari in Masai Mara. Exclusive, private and pampered, with a chef, private game guide, a tracker and a house manager enjoy the freedom to design your own safari itinerary.

Mara Bush Houses, tucked away in the Mara North Conservancy, South Western Kenya, are far away from all modern distractions. They are perfectly located and very isolated, avoiding noisy crowds, but still enjoy spectacular game viewing experiences in Kenya. Enjoy the sunrise over an aromatic cup of coffee before setting out to track any predators as they return from their hunt in the early morning light.

Perfect for families on holiday together, game drives can be altered to suit the needs of the little ones. A private chef will cater to your dietary requirements and satisfy even the most discerning palate. Specialised game safaris will ensure that the kids are always entertained, and have the chance to witness an abundance of wildlife.

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Mara Bushtops, Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Bushtops is an exclusive luxury tented camp that is located on a private conservancy in the wildlife paradise of the Masai Mara, Kenya.

Accommodation: In spacious tented suites

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, night drives, hot air balloon safaris

Highlights: The Great Wildebeest Migration

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Bushtops offers Kenya safari accommodation in an elegant luxury tented camp in the heart of the private Bushtops Conservancy in the Masai Mara. The camp is a sophisticated retreat in the heart of the savannah. Stay in spacious comfortably furnished suites and fall asleep in the tranquillity of the wild. Dine on delicious bush dinners or breakfast picnics out in the savannah, or have a romantic dinner on the deck under the stars.

Explore the Mara on game drives led by experienced rangers and spot animals such as the Big Five (namely Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo) as well as Wildebeest during the Great Migration. Venture out after dark on a nocturnal safari to see the regions creatures that are active at night. Wake early and go on a sunrise Hot Air Balloon safari which gives you a bird’s eye view of the Mara.

A truly wonderful experience is going on a walking safari with the guide. Experience the thrill of approaching wildlife on foot. They will also tell you about the uses of the many species of plants that occur in the Park, as well as point out the regions diverse birdlife.

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Mara Rianta Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Rianta Camp is one of the Mara tented camps that offers an all-inclusive safari in one of the greatest safari destinations on Earth. Discover the regions incredible wildlife through game drives and hot air balloon safaris.

Accommodation: In luxury en-suite safari tents

Activities: Game drives in the Mara, bush walks, hot air balloon safaris, spa treatments

Highlights: The Great Wildebeest migration between October and November

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Rianta Camp is the perfect base for an all inclusive luxury safari in Kenya. It is situated in the north of the Masai Mara Reserve on the banks of the Mara River. This area is teeming with wildlife, and the famed Great Migration of Wildebeest pass through between October and November every year. This Kenya safari lodge offers accommodation in elegant tented suites that have tranquil views over the River.

See the areas abundant wildlife, including herds of Elephants, Giraffe and prides of Lion while on guided game drives led by expert local rangers. Your guide will show you how to read the signs of the bush during a walking safari. Experience the thrill of encountering wildlife on foot. After an exciting morning of memorable wildlife encounters, relax at the lodge and be pampered with an invigorating wellness treatment.

While staying at Mara Rianta Camp you can also enjoy seeing the Mara from the air during a hot air balloon safari. These start just before dawn, and you float over the plains as they get flooded with light, spotting wildlife such as Wildebeest and herds of Elephant below. Go on a cultural excursion and learn about the Maasai Tribe who have lived in the region for centuries. In the evenings savour delicious al fresco meals under the star studded sky surrounded by the tranquil African night.

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Governors IL Moran Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

One of a group of prestigious Kenya safari camps, Governors IL Moran in the Masai Mara is a tranquil retreat for those who love luxury in the bush.

Accommodation: 10 luxury safari tents along the river

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, birding, ballooning, culture, Lake Victoria trips

Highlights: Wonderful forest setting on the Mara River

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

Enjoy an intimate and exclusive Kenya African safari at Governors IL Moran. The shady banks of the Mara River provide an idyllic setting in a prime game viewing area. You will have a ringside seat for watching animals at the water and in the Masai Mara Reserve. Highly trained and experienced guides ensure you have the best game viewing and photographic opportunities.

Game viewing in the Masai Mara is exceptional experience at any time but you won’t believe your eyes if you visit during the annual Great Migration (July to October). More than a million Wildebeest and Zebra cross the plains in order to reach nutritious grasses on the other side of the Mara River. It is a journey fraught with danger as predators lie in wait.

General Facilities and Services

  • The camp accepts children of 8 years and older
  • All guest areas have superb views over the Mara River
  • Plugs and adaptors at reception for charging cameras and video equipment
  • Curio shop at the camp
  • Bush meals on request
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Mara Intrepids, Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Intrepids Camp is a luxury tented safari lodge located in the heart of the Masai Mara, Kenya. The region is known for its Big Cats and is perfectly positioned for the Wildebeest and Zebra migration.

Accommodation: In Luxury tented suites

Activities: Hot air balloon safaris, bush dinners, kid’s adventure club and photographic safaris

Highlights: This lodge is in a good region for predators such as Lion, Hyena and Leopard. It also has a wonderful kids program.

Destination: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

The Mara Intrepids Camp is situated on the bountiful plains of the Masai Mara Kenya, one of the great destinations for safaris in Africa. This classic tented camp is in the heart of a game rich region and has good sightings of the Big Cats; in fact much of the BBC’s Big Cat Diary was filmed in the area. The camp overlooks the Talek River and is in the middle of the best game viewing region.

Stay in elegant tented suites and delight in exploring the region on game drives under the guidance of a knowledgeable Maasai guide. There can be no thrilling experience than to go on a early morning hot air balloon ride over the savannahs with millions of Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle and Elephants dotted across the plains below.

The lodge is very family friendly and has one of the best Kids adventure activity programs in the region where they will delight in the challenge of the obstacle course, learn about tracking, animals and bush survival from the resident Maasai naturalist. Mom and Dad can sip on a refreshing drink and watch the sun slip below the horizon before savouring a delicious meal out under the stars during their Kenya safari holiday.

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Naboisho Camp, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya

An exclusive Kenya family safari awaits at the quarters of Naboisho Camp in the Greater Masai Mara, where endless adventures await.

Accommodation: Tented suites

Location: Mara Naboisho Conservancy

Activities: Game drives, walking safaris, picnics, kids program

Indulge in sheer luxury and comfort during your stay at Naboisho Camp, located in the Greater Masai Mara, adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve. Peace and serenity are the keywords for your Kenya family safari getaway at Naboisho Camp. Accommodation is in one of only 9 opulent tented suites, each equipped with plush, modern amenities.

Naboisho Camp offers activities especially designed for children, which is ideal for families wanting to explore Kenya. Kids can enjoy the safari of their life, tracking animals they only see on television. New friendships await at the local community, where both you and your family will marvel in a life-changing experience.

As the Mara Naboisho Conservancy is outside the jurisdiction of the game reserve, game drives are not restricted by the same rules. Travellers can therefore expect a wildlife experience like no other. Off road driving, bush walks and night game drives enhance the safari repertoire and increases game viewing opportunities.

This private conservancy is renowned for being a Big Cats haven, and action-packed game drives are a highlight. Follow free-roaming predators as they stalk antelope on your morning and afternoon bush excursions.

On guided walking safaris, discover the hidden gems of the bushveld as you slowly move from bush to bush. Occasionally you may be able to have a close encounter with the wild game, quietly observing from a hidden vantage point, unobtrusive and undetected. Slowly creeping away from the adrenaline rushing encounter, safe that the animal is blissfully unaware of your presence.

Apart from the traditional Masai Mara safari activities, rekindle the romance and adventure taking your partner on a scenic hot-air balloon safari.

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Porini Lion Camp, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

Porini Lion Camp is the ideal adventure getaway for those seeking an eco-friendly and exclusive Kenya safari.

Accommodation: Eco-friendly tents

Destination: Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara

Activities: Game drives, walking safaris

Tucked away in the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Porini Lion Camp is ideal for the eco conscious traveller who wants a traditional African safari. Accommodation offered is in spacious eco-friendly safari tents tastefully furnished with en suite facilities and a private veranda.

Porini Lion Camp shares a border with Masai Mara National Reserve, and is an ideal game viewing destination. Perfect for Big Cat enthusiasts, Porini Lion Camp offers action-packed bush adventures daily.

Hear the roar of the lion every morning while indulging in a steaming cup of coffee, as you peruse the bush on a game drive. Embark on a day tour of the Masai Mara Reserve to see what lurks in its bushes. Venture into the vast wilderness along with a Maasai warrior on epic walking safaris.

A stay at Porini Lion Camp is ideal for those seeking a thrill of adventure and want to experience rich culture. Learn all about the survival skills and life in Africa from the incredible Maasai warriors.

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Porini Mara Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

The Porini Mara Camp is situated on a private conservancy in the Mara ecosystem. Explore the region on game drives, night drives and bush walks while staying in a deluxe Kenya safari camp.

Accommodation: In 6 tented suites accommodating 12 guests

Activities: Game drives, night game drives, bush picnic, bush walk led by a Maasai Guide

Highlights: Bush walks and night game drives in the private conservancy create an authentic safari experience.

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

The Porini Mara Camp is situated in the Ol Kinyei private conservancy bordering the Masai Mara Kenya. Accommodation is offered in deluxe tented safari suites which are situated on a scenic stretch of the Laetoli River. Being a conservancy means that guests have the freedom to explore the region, not just on game drives, but to experience Africa on foot during a bush walk. These are led by local Maasai guides who know the region intimately.

Spend a full day out in the Conservancy and the Masai Mara National Reserve discovering Africa’s incredible wildlife. Enjoy a picnic and a rest under an Acacia tree in the warm afternoon before the adventure continues. Take in the spectacular sunset while sipping on an ice-cold cocktail or beer.

Return to the lodge and savour a delicious safari meal. Being out in the open air all day works up an appetite which the chef is more than able to satisfy. In the morning set out on foot. There is no more thrilling way to explore the savannahs than walking among the wildlife. Learn about this ecosystem and the basics of tracking and bush survival. In the evenings night game drives allow guests to discover the regions nocturnally active animals.

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Cottars 1920s Safari Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Romantic and colonial Cottars 1920s Camp in the Masai Mara is straight out of the pages of “Out of Africa” and a superb setting for a Kenya luxury safari.

Accommodation: Tented suites including honeymoon and family; Cottars Homestead

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, fishing, cultural interaction, pool, spa

Highlights: Best of both – game viewing in the reserve and on private land

Destination: Private conservancy near Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

At this luxury safari camp you’ll step back in time to a different era. The antique furnishings and silver service enhance your safari experience in an unforgettable way. Alternately, for families and groups who want an exclusive fully staffed home, Cottars Homestead is a contemporary retreat close to the main camp.

Cottars Camp and the private homestead are situated in a premier location where the Serengeti, Masai Mara and Loliondo reserves meet. At Cottars you are in the perfect spot for witnessing the Great Migration on land, away from the river crossings which are a magnet for mass tourism. The annual migration occurs between July and October.

Cottars Conservancy offers an undulating wilderness where you can enjoy wonderfully private safari activities and not lay eyes on another Masai Mara lodge, tour bus or balloon. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the game rich landscape and the undivided attention of an impressive team of guides including the owner of the camp.

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Elephant Pepper Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Little luxuries and superb game viewing are just some of the delights at Elephant Pepper Camp in the Masai Mara, where your Kenya camping safari unfolds in a private African wilderness.

Accommodation: 8 authentic en-suite safari tents plus a honeymoon suite

Activities: Day and night game drives, guided bush walks, cultural visits, bush meals

Highlights: Eco-friendly camp with all the safari comforts in a private wilderness

Destination: Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

This traditional Kenya safari camp is very comfortable but also unobtrusive and kind to the environment. No noisy generators to scare the resident Lion pride or disturb you in your blissful safari experience. Elephant Pepper Camp enjoys a secluded setting within a grove of trees overlooking the Mara Plains.

Your days will be filled with exciting safari activities that take place in a protected and private conservancy close to the Mara River. Picnic baskets are popular for breakfast on morning game drives and also for lunch during the migration season on extended all-day game drives. The Mara plains are alive with game and even more so from July through to October.

Mara North Conservancy is big cat territory but you could also see Hyena as well as Elephant, Buffalo, Giraffe, Wildebeest and Zebra. Back at camp after romantic sundowners in the bush you can enjoy delicious meals including fine Italian recipes handed down through the generations such as Osso Bucco and Melanzane Parmigiana, plus homemade pasta and salads using organic produce.

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Encounter Mara, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya

Encounter Mara has an exclusive location in Mara Naboisho Conservancy for a wild Kenya safari in the Masai Mara.

Highlights: Exclusive location, classic safari experience

Accommodation: Safari tented accommodation

Activities: Game drives, hot-air ballooning, cultural tours

Location: Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara

Encounter Mara is located in the exclusive Mara Naboisho Conservancy, shaded by thick acacia forest, and brings guest a Kenya safari like no other. The salt licks attract a diversity of wildlife that can be seen on game viewing activities.

Comfort and a traditional classic safari is offered at this Masai Mara safari camp. Find accommodation in one of the well-appointed, cosy tents that feature en-suite bathrooms. Paired with traditional cuisine, and wonderful scenery on your doorstep, Encounter Mara strives to give you an authentic taste of Africa.

A traditional African safari experience at Encounter Mara entails daily game drives and guided walking safaris. Witness an abundance of wildlife while flying over beautiful landscapes and spot wildlife while on a hot-air balloon safari.

Child Policy

Children aged 5 years and older are welcomed to stay at Encounter Mara.

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Entim Mara Luxury Tented Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya

Entim Mara is a luxurious tented Kenya safari camp that is situated in the middle of one of the best game viewing regions in East Africa – the Masai Mara. It is perfectly positioned to take in the highs and lows of the annual Great Migration.

Accommodation: In luxury en-suite canvas tents

Activities: Game drives, bush picnics and breakfasts

Highlights: Perfectly positioned close to two popular river crossing points during the Great Migration.

Destination: Masai Mara, Kenya

Entim Mara is a Kenya safari camp that is situated between two of the major crossing points on the Great Migration Route in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The lodge is discreetly positioned in the forests overlooking the Mara River. This Masai Mara lodge offers accommodation in comfortably appointed safari tents.

This Kenya luxury camp is in the heart of one of the iconic game viewing destinations of East Africa and no matter the season excellent wildlife sightings are guaranteed. Of course a highlight is the twice yearly treacherous crossing of the Mara River by hundreds of thousands of Wildebeest.

Explore the savannahs under the guidance of skilled local Maasai guides who know the area intimately. They will help guests plan their activities each day based on where the best wildlife sightings are likely to be had. They are also willing to give insights into their culture and way of life. Guests can arrange to visit a traditional homestead, called a Manyatta outside the Reserve.

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Kipungani Explorer, Lamu Island, Kenya

Kipungani Explorer is a secluded resort in Kenya that offers barefoot luxury accommodation on the island of Lamu which is just off the East Coast of Africa.

Accommodation: 13 Eco-friendly thatched bandas that have en-suite bathrooms

Activities: Dhow trips, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling, tours of Lamu and deep sea fishing

Highlights: Sunset strolls on the 12 kilometres of sandy white beach, snorkelling with wild dolphins, perfectly cooked fresh seafood meals

Destination: Lamu Island, Swahili Coast, Kenya

Kipungani Explorer offers accommodation in Lamu, an island off the Swahili Coast. This lodge has one of the most enviable positions near a mangrove forest on the south-western tip of the Island. This resort in Kenya has been built in an eco-friendly manner with 12 makuti thatched bandas (chalets) which overlook a stretch of pristine white beach and the warm tropical waters of the Indian Ocean.

This resort in Kenya offers a barefoot luxury escape where visitors can get away from it all. The resort offers a range of leisure activities such as kayaking up Kipungani Creek and enjoying bird watching, sunset sailing trips in traditional Arabian-style dhows, snorkelling trips where sightings of Dolphins are almost guaranteed or just relaxing on the beach.

Kipungani Explorer offers a barefoot luxury Kenya beach holiday where guests can have a dip in the pool before sipping cocktails from the bar or head out on a tour of the interesting historical Swahili town of Lamu with its vibrant markets and interesting mosques and museums.

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Kinondo Kwetu, Diani Beach, Swahili Coast, Kenya

Visit south Diani Beach and soak up the beauty and peace of Kinondo Kwetu on a Kenya holiday. Warm, azure seas and sparkling white beaches – what more could you want?

Accommodation: Spacious Villa suites, family Villa, cottages and beach house

Activities: 2 pools, sauna, massage, yoga, water sports, horse riding, tennis

Highlights: The quiet beach setting and personalised service

Destination: South Diani Beach in Kenya

Enjoy a sublime Kenya beach holiday at Kinondo Kwetu, a small boutique hotel which offers a tranquil setting for intimate honeymoons or get-togethers with family and friends. Avoid the crowds at this beach retreat and savour the freedom to do just as you please.

Your Kenya vacation can be filled with a variety of activities at Kinondo Kwetu, or you can simply relax and enjoy the stylish surroundings and delicious cuisine. The hotel is situated in a private beachfront estate with acres of lush gardens and a pristine stretch of white sand to explore.

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Manda Bay, Manda Island, Kenya

Manda Bay Island Resort is situated in the Lamu Archipelago just off the north Kenyan coast. This remote beach resort is known for its fantastic fishing, watersports, game viewing and soft sandy beaches.

Accommodation: In 16 cottages built sustainably out of local materials

Activities: Fishing, dhow sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, sailing, game drives, historical tours, scenic flights

Highlights: The region is renowned for its big game fishing and archaeological ruins

Destination: Manda Island, Lamu Archipelago, Swahili Coast, Kenya

Manda Bay Island Resort is situated on the north western tip of Manda Island in the Indian Ocean. The island forms part of the Lamu Archipelago. Manda Bay offers a barefoot luxury experience with Kenya accommodation offered in beachfront palm thatched cottages.

Manda Island offers a unique bush and beach experience with its endless beaches of soft sand and a wide variety of watersports such as sailing, windsurfing and wakeboarding. Behind the lodge the area is full of wildlife and thick vegetation where game drives reveal an astounding number of birds and animals, including; bush buck, buffalo, dik dik and a host of small predators such as civets and mongoose. The birdlife includes; carmine bee eaters, fish eagles, osprey and Eastern nicators. Delight in discovering the beauty of the coral reefs on snorkelling expeditions or enjoy sipping on refreshing sundowners during a sunset sail on a traditional dhow.

The region around Manda Island is renowned for its excellent sport fishing for Marlin and Sailfish. Shore fishing on the island is also rewarding for avid anglers. Explore the coastline on excursions to the interesting historic town of Lamu and the Ruins of the Manda Settlement surrounded by ancient Baobab trees. If that these activities sounds like too much, then just relax and soak up the sun during your Kenya beach holiday.

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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, Swahili Coast, South of Mombasa, Kenya

The Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa is a tranquil retreat on a beautiful sandy beach on the Swahili Coast in Kenya. Pinewood Beach Resort offers affordable accommodation and a range of water sports, diving and deep sea fishing expeditions.

Accommodation: In en-suite rooms and suites

Activities: Tennis, squash, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, kite surfing, snorkelling, windsurfing

Highlights: A wide range of water sports, great fishing, snorkelling and diving off the coast

Destination: Mombasa, Swahili Coast, Kenya

The Pinewood Beach Resort is a boutique hotel situated on the scenic shores of the Swahili Coast. This beach resort is a wonderful destination for holiday. The calm waters of the bay are ideal for water sorts including kite surfing and wind-surfing. The resort is close to some of the best diving spots on the East African coast where divers can see Whale Sharks and Manta Rays.

Avid fishermen can challenge themselves with a fishing excursion to the Pemba Channel where they can try their hand at fishing for Marlin, Sail Fish Wahoo and many other species. Dolphins and Sharks are also often spotted on fishing expeditions.

If all you want to do is get away from it all then the long stretch of beach is ideal for a stroll. Be pampered with a massage or a wellness treatment at the spa which will leave you feeling invigorated and able to enjoy your Kenya Beach holiday.

Relax and take in the beauty of the sunset while sipping on a cocktail and being caressed by a cooling breeze. Delight in freshly prepared meals made using fresh local produce from the garden or straight from the Ocean. Fall asleep to the gentle sound of the surf in a comfortably furnished room or suite.

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Saruni Ocean, Msambweni Beach, Kenya South Coast

This Kenya South Coast beach resort enjoys deserted beachfront, luxury villas, impressive cuisine and exciting activities.

  • Accommodation: 7 Eco-design villas totaling 18 suites
  • Activities: Game viewing, snorkeling, diving, cultural visits, stargazing, spa treatments
  • Highlights: Relax on the pristine beaches of Kenya
  • Destination: Msambweni Beach, South Coast, Kenya

Children of all ages are welcome at this family-friendly Kenya beach lodge where children under the age of 5 years stay free of charge. Activities on offer introduce you to the diverse south coast vegetation, wildlife species and culture.

Explore the coral reefs while snorkeling or go on a guided safari drive in the Shimba Hills National Reserve. Interact with the native Kenyan people during a cultural visit to the coastal villages.

Return to a comfortable villa – thatched and air-conditioned to combat the sometimes humid climate of the south coast. Accommodation is in a total of 18 suites that are built into 7 villas. There are larger suites available for families or groups of friends travelling together.

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Voyager Beach Resort, Nyali Beach, North of Mombasa, Kenya

Whisk your family away for an exciting Mombasa beach holiday in Kenya. Voyager Beach Resort is just the place for all inclusive fun in the sun enjoying the excellent facilities available.

Accommodation: 236 en-suite rooms (garden and sea facing)

Activities: Watersports, glass-bottom boats, resort sports, gym, pools, kids activities

Highlights: All inclusive rate plus excellent facilities and entertainment

Destination: Nyali Beach, north of Mombasa in Kenya

Heritage Hotels in Kenya pull out all the stops at the ship-themed Voyager Beach Resort on Nyali Beach. Each day is a culinary and entertainment adventure and there is something for everyone to enjoy. Cruise-mates of all ages can relax and do as much or as little as they desire.

Voyager Beach Resort has lush tropical gardens and is located right on the beach. The resort is built to resemble a fort with whitewashed turrets but it has an amazing array of facilities including a shopping arcade and a hair salon. The surrounding area is steeped in history and offers a variety of options for excursions and activities.

General Resort Facilities

  • 3 pools (1 at the beachfront, 1 with a whirlpool for kids and 1 for sports)
  • 3 restaurants (3 meals included and all-day snacks)
  • 4 bars (one lounge bar is open 24 hours)
  • Exciting hotel shopping arcade
  • Top hair salon with hairdressers from Paris
  • Mini gym and weightlifting centre
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Business Centre plus internet, email and fax facilities
  • Medical clinic and doctor on call
  • Private taxi and shuttle services on request
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Tawi Lodge, Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Tawi Lodge enjoys extensive views of the surrounding wetland, home to an abundance of wildlife, and Mount Kilimanjaro from its location close to Amboseli National Park.

Accommodation: 12 en-suite cottages with double or twin beds and an en-suite bathroom

Activities: Game viewing, mountain climbing and hiking, optional spa treatments and helicopter flights.

Highlights: Spot and photograph the large numbers of elephants parading on the flat terrains.

Destination: Outside Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Tawi Lodge is located on a private conservancy of 6 000 acres. The conservancy, together with African Wildlife Foundation, promotes the development of both the wildlife found in the community-run conservancy as well as the local Maasai people residing between Amboseli and Chyulu Hills.

Situated in an ideal game viewing spot, Amboseli National Park is home to over 50 mammal species, including elephants, hippos, black rhinos, games plain like impala and gazelles, as well as carnivores like spotted hyenas, lions and caracals. Baboons and vervet monkeys occupy the woodlands while the elephants and hippos enjoy the papyrus-decorated swamps. Tawi Lodge is placed a short 5 minute drive from the Kimana Gate, which allows entry into Amboseli National Park for a superb Kenya safari.

This Kenya safari lodge is in the prime position to enjoy wildlife and bird viewing. The 1000 resident elephants are a sight to look forward to during your stay at the lodge. Indulge in traditional cuisine and allow your taste buds to be tantalized by the Swahili Coast spices. Enjoy sundowners or post-dinner drinks at the bush bar, while you watch as the sun disappears into the horizon and is replaced by a ceiling of sparkling stars.

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Tortilis Camp, Amboseli, Kenya

See the legendary Elephant herds of Amboseli and admire the spectacular views of Kilimanjaro while on an African safari in Kenya at Tortilis Camp.

Accommodation: En-suite luxury tents (doubles, twins, family) and a Private House

Activities: Game drives, bush walks, birding, Elephant research, pool, spa

Highlights: Outstanding views of Kilimanjaro

Destination: Private land concession bordering Amboseli National Park in Kenya

At this award winning safari lodge, high comfort without damaging the environment, is a winning formula when it comes to eco-tourism. Luxurious and beautifully designed, Tortilis Camp epitomises style with grace. It is a haven for those who love the big skies of Africa and its spacious landscapes.

This Amboseli safari camp has a raised position which enhances the breathtaking outlook. Your eyes are constantly drawn to the snowy peak of Kilimanjaro which is the highest free-standing mountain on the continent. The sweeping plains are home to at least 1 000 Elephant and abundant plains game which attracts predatory Lion, Cheetah, Hyena and Jackal.

*Winner of the British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow Award

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Voyager Ziwani, Tsavo West, Kenya

Voyager Ziwani Camp is a Tsavo safari camp situated on a private conservancy on the edge of the Tsavo West National Park. It offers a tranquil wildlife retreat during a Kenya safari holiday.

Accommodation: Luxury Twin and double tents

Activities: Excursions to local landmarks, game drives, star gazing, Children’s activities

Highlights: Watching Elephants on the plains with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background

Destination: Tsavo West, South East Safari Circuit

Voyager Ziwani is a luxury safari camp which is located in the wilds of a conservancy adjacent to the Tsavo West National Park. This Tsavo West accommodation is situated on a tranquil dam on the Sante River and has views over the plains of Mount Kilimanjaro. The lodge is built on the site of the German Schutztruppe garrison and there are many nearby World War I and II battle sites.

Tsavo West is one of the largest conservation areas on Earth. Spot abundant wildlife, including the Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino) while on day trips into the Park. Tsavo is known for its herds of Elephants that often appear red due to wallowing in the red coloured dirt. Set out on trips to the crystal clear Mzima Springs where you can see many Crocodiles and Hippos. At this Tsavo safari camp you will stay in elegant tented suites and dine on superb cuisine.

As Voyager Ziwani is situated on private land you can set out on guided night game drives which are a great opportunity to spot the regions nocturnal animals such as Hyena or Leopards on the prowl. This Tsavo West accommodation also offers one of the best Children’s programmes in the region. Voyager Ziwani is the ideal lodge to include in your Kenya tours and safaris.

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Galdessa Camp, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

Take a walk on the wild side at Galdessa Camp in the Tsavo East National Park. Your Kenya safari tour unfolds around the scenic Galana River where wildlife comes to drink and refresh.

Accommodation: Traditional riverside bungalows and a private camp

Activities: Game drives, walking safaris, birding, bush meals and picnics

Highlights: Game viewing and walking at the beautiful Galana River

Destination: Galana River, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

This Kenya safari camp is built on the southern bank of the river under shady Doum Palms. The inviting guest areas look out across the water to the Yatta Plateau which is an ancient fossilised lava flow – the world’s oldest and longest. At the end of the day in a secret spot by the river you can watch the sun setting over Mount Kilimanjaro while enjoying canapés and chilled cocktails.

The camp is designed to integrate with the natural environment and features natural woods and earthy tones in the décor. The Galana River is a magnet for wildlife and you can watch the parade without having to leave the camp. All guest areas have an uninterrupted view of the water, so you can also savour delicious meals while keeping a look out for game.

A bush breakfast after a morning walk or game drive is a highlight, but you can also have a superb picnic at the end of a half-day drive. A stay of 3 nights is recommended to fully explore the richness and diversity of Tsavo East National Park where Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Cheetah and Masai Giraffe roam accompanied by a great supporting cast of African wildlife.

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Ol Tukai Lodge, Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Ol Tukai Lodge offers Kenya safari accommodation in the heart of the Amboseli National Park. It is perfectly positioned with excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro with herds of Elephants on the plains below.

Accommodation: In Luxury chalet-style rooms with views of Mount Kilimanjaro

Activities: Game drives in Amboseli National Park, nature walks, weddings and conferencing

Highlights: Huge herds of Elephants with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background.

Destination: Amboseli National Park, South Eastern Kenya

The Ol Tukai Lodge is a safari lodge that has a wonderful position under some Fever trees in the heart of the scenically beautiful Amboseli National Park. The Lodge has wonderful views of Mount Kilimanjaro and often has herds of Elephants on the plains just in front of the lodge. Ol Tukai Lodge offers comfortable Kenya safari accommodation in en-suite thatched chalets.

Discover the abundant wildlife that calls this region home while on guided game drives. These are led by experienced local guides who will reveal secrets about life in the bush. Besides herds of Elephants that number in the hundreds and big tuskers, the plains are home to herds of Buffalo, Zebra and Wildebeest. You can also see predators such as Lion and Leopard while on game drives.

Nature walks in and around the lodge in the company of the ornithologist are a great opportunity to spot the many species of birds that call the region home. Raptors and bee-eaters are especially common sightings. In the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner out under the stars or tuck into a sumptuous buffet spread in the main dining room. Afterwards, be entertained with the energetic moves of the Maasai as they showcase their traditional dancing and singing.

Ol Tukai Lodge also has its own chapel and is a great venue for a bush wedding. The Lodge can help you arrange all the details to create a dream wedding. It also has well-equipped conferencing facilities to meet all your business needs.

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Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, Taita Hills, Kenya

Sarova Salt Lick Lodge is a uniquely designed safari lodge in Kenya. It is situated in the wildlife rich Taita Hills Conservancy between the Tsavo East and West National Park.

Accommodation: In unique en-suite rooms built on raised platforms

Activities: Game drives and bush walks in Taita Hills, Tsavo East and West

Highlights: The unique accommodation facilitates excellent game viewing from the comfort of your room.

Destination: Taita Hills, bordering Tsavo West National ParkSoutheast Kenya

The Sarova Salt Lick Lodge is built on raised stilts overlooking a couple of waterholes in the private Taita Hills Sanctuary, on the border of the Tsavo West National Park. The lodge offers luxury accommodation and excellent service. Nearly all the rooms have views over waterholes where large numbers of wildlife come to drink, so there is always good game viewing.

Explore the Conservancy and the Tsavo West National Park on guided game drives in the company of knowledgeable rangers. Night game drives, conducted on the conservancy, are a wonderful opportunity to see nocturnally active animals such as Striped Hyena, Porcupine and Mongoose. While nature walks with a knowledgeable ranger offer insights into the ecosystem. The ranger will speak about the use of plants and wonderful sightings of birds.

Set out on excursions in the region. Pay a visit to a traditional village and see how local tribes live or go to the clear Mzima Springs in the Tsavo West National Park which is home to many Hippos. Alternatively, go on game drives in the Tsavo East National Park and visit the Lugards Falls. Delight in dinner out under the stars – enjoy a barbeque and entertainment by local musicians.

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Satao Camp, Tsavo East, Kenya

It’s the little things that count at Satao Camp in Tsavo East – the warmest of smiles and a can-do approach to everything is what sets this Kenya safari camp apart.

Accommodation: Wheelchair friendly camp with 20 en-suite safari tents

Activities: Game drives, birding, sundowners

Highlights: Only a few camps in the park so you have an exclusive experience

Destination: Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

Satao Camp is located in a quiet part of the Tsavo East National Park where you will have great opportunities to see Lions on your Kenya wildlife safari. There is just one lodge and a few camps within the park so you will feel as if you have the place to yourselves.

Expert safari guides at Satao Camp know this region like the back of their hands and they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to each adventure. The open game vehicles are well equipped and there is always a cool box with chilled drinks on every game drive. All vehicles have been adapted for visitors with disabilities.

Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and biggest parks in Kenya. It is well known for its massive Elephants which are often coloured red from taking dust baths. Large prides of Lion and herds of Buffalo are also big attractions. Birdlife is prolific with around 500 species in the park including migratory species.

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Satao Elerai, Amboseli, Kenya

Enjoy stunning views of Amboseli and Mount Kilimanjaro on your Kenya African safari at Satao Elerai Camp. Watch wildlife pass by in front of your tent while staying in a private wilderness.

Accommodation: 12 luxury en-suite tents and 5 luxury lodge-style suites

Activities: Day & night game drives, bush walks, bush sundowners, cultural, ballooning, pool

Highlights: Superb private land outside the park affords a full range of safari activities

Destination: Private conservancy near Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Set in a private conservation area, Satao Elerai offers night drives, game walks and bush sundowners which are not available in Amboseli National Park. The camp looks down over the game rich plains and up at the largest mountain in Africa.

At Satao Elerai you’ll enjoy a friendly welcome and truly delicious a la carte meals. On clear nights you can dine on the terrace under starry night skies and even see Kilimanjaro lit up by the moon. You could also spot animals at the camp waterhole or out on the plains. Groups can enjoy a memorable bush dinner at a special place in the Elerai wilderness.

Satao Elerai is a community project pioneered by Satao Elerai Camp, the Elerai Community and the African Wildlife Foundation. The camp sits in a wildlife corridor that has been identified as critically important for conservation. The project aims to provide sustainable income for the local Maasai through tourism and unite all concerned parties in the protection of wildlife on a long-term basis.

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Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Amboseli National Park, Kenya

The Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is situated in the World renowned Amboseli National Park and enjoys panoramic views towards Mount Kilimanjaro.

Accommodation: Twin en-suite rooms, Double rooms, Family rooms and 1 suite

Activities: Guided nature walks, day and night game drives, wellness treatments

Highlights: Wonderful views of Mount Kilimanjaro

Destination: Amboseli National Park, Kenya

The Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is situated in the beautiful Amboseli National Park with Africa’s highest mountain, the superlative Mount Kilimanjaro towering in the background. The lodge has sweeping views over the golden savannahs and lush green marshes that attract Buffalo and Elephant.

The lodge reflects the lifestyle of the local Maasai people through its design and decor. At the heart of the lodge is an oasis, the swimming pool shaded by palm trees. The rooms stretch out on either side enjoying uninterrupted views over the plains. The central areas of the lodge are a great place to relax and savour a delicious meal around the campfire.

Set out on game drives to discover the magnificent Elephants of Amboseli, stopping off to admire the beauty of the sunset from Observation Hill. In the evening be entertained with performances by traditional Maasai dancers or learn more about the traditions of these proud people while visiting a Maasai Village.

This lodge is the perfect spot to take a moment to relax on your Kenya African Safari. Enjoy a pampering wellness treatment or a tasty breakfast out in the bush. Explore the area on a gentle guided nature walk. For families, the lodge has a very good children’s program where they will have lots of fun learning how to track animals and about the traditional Maasai way of life.

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Finch Hattons Camp, Tsavo West, Kenya

At Finch Hattons Camp in Tsavo West National Park you’ll come to understand what “personal service” means on a Kenya wildlife safari. Life will never be the same again.

Accommodation: Tented safari suites on raised platforms with thatch roofs

Activities: 3 daily game drives, escorted nature walks, bush meals, excursions

Highlights: The food and service with tranquil country lodge appeal

Destination: Tsavo West National Park, Kenya

The camp is named after Denys Finch Hatton, a big game hunter and guide who inspired an era of luxury on safari in Kenya. The classic film Out of Africa depicts part of his life and his affair with Karen Blixen who was the author of the book on which the film is based. Denys was renowned for his charming manner and stylish safaris into the heart of Africa.

Finch Hattons Camp is located in a lush and scenic setting which is a wonderful thing after safari activities on the savannah. The camp overlooks some natural springs and is surrounded by a forest. The cathedral thatch ceilings of the main building and the genteel atmosphere within make Finch Hattons a cool and peaceful haven in which to relax.

In between game viewing excursions you can spend time at the swimming pool with its shady terrace. The bar is open all day and the main lounge and restaurant offer gracious spaces for relaxing and dining. On the mezzanine level you can admire the lovely thatch ceiling while reading in the cosy library which also has a range of classical and slightly more modern music.

General Facilities

  • Secure parking for self-drive guests (guides accommodation on request)
  • Gift shop (quality books and gifts)
  • Wi-Fi hotspot service
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The Victoria Falls Hotel

Colonial Grandeur and Old World Charm…

Introduction

The Victoria Falls Hotel was built in 1904, at the time when the Cape to Cairo Railway line first reached Victoria Falls, this classic and colonial hotel has been established for over 100 years. Visiting members of Royal families, international and local statesmen as well as celebrities have chosen to stay at The Victoria Falls Hotel.

The Victoria Falls Hotel has a prime position, with views overlooking the Victoria Falls Bridge……

Being the first hotel to be built it has prime position, with views overlooking the magnificent Victoria Falls Bridge and gorge below.

It has it own private pathway down to the Victoria Falls Rainforest entrance and is also situated within walking distance of the town centre.

It is steeped in history…..

The Victoria Falls Hotel has an atmosphere steeped in history. The old fashioned and traditional décor throughout the hotel is full of colonial grandeur and old world charm.

The manicured gardens and beautiful buildings together with the courtyard filled with lily ponds in the middle of the hotel gives a feeling of tranquillity and sheer relaxation.

The 161 rooms are decorated in a way that recaptures the comfortable charm of  a bygone age, with colonial prints, Edwardian styled furniture and well-chosen artefacts.

Some of the deluxe rooms and suites offer breathtaking views across the Victoria Falls Bridge and Zambezi River Gorge, but not all of them, so if a view is important to you make sure you book through an agent who knows the hotel well (like us for instance). We can try to get the best rooms for you when possible, booking quite well in advance is essential for this.

Another word of caution here is that the standard rooms although still pricey don’t have particularly nice out looks and are quite small.

Summary

• The first hotel in Victoria Falls, built for the construction of the bridge and railway line
• Grand views of the Victoria Falls Bridge and gorges
• Royalty, celebrities and heads of states have stayed at Victoria Falls Hotel
• Numerous room options with different views

Accommodation at Victoria Falls Hotel

64 Standard rooms with single, double and twin configuration,
some inter-leading
46 Central Deluxe rooms with twin or double configurations
44 Stable Wing deluxe rooms with twin or double configurations
2 Honeymoon deluxe rooms with extra special amenities and services
2 Deluxe suites with king sized beds
2 Executive suites with extra service and VIP suite supplies
1 Batonka suite with spectacular views of the Batoka gorges,
extra amenities and service
1 Royal suite with more spacious lounge, inter-leading with
bedroom and bathroom
1 Presidential suite with spacious lounge and bathroom, extra
amenities and full service

All rooms have:
• En-suite bathrooms
• In-Room Safe
• Mini Bar
• Complimentary Wi-Fi
• Telephone
• Hairdryer
• Fully Air Conditioned
• Satellite TV
• Express Valet Service
• Same-day laundry and dry cleaning
• Tea and Coffee making Facilities

Dining

• The famous Livingstone Room with its high ceilings makes dining an elegant and memorable affair. Formal evening dress is no longer a requirement.
• The Stanley Terrace – over looks the manicured gardens, the Victoria Falls Bridge and the rising spray from the Victoria Falls, this is the only hotel to have such a magnificent view of this.
• It’s a delightful place to sit and enjoy a meal or the renowned traditional afternoon tea which is served every afternoon.
• Later enjoy a famous Livingstone cocktail whilst listening to the mighty roar of the Victoria Falls. A la Carte lunch and light dinners are also served.
• The Jungle Junction – Breakfast and dinner buffet. This is a great setting just past the swimming pool and entertainment by the local Makishi dancers takes place every night.

Advantages

• This is the only hotel with a view of the bridge and gorges below.
• It is only a ten minute walk from the hotel to the Victoria Falls entrance and there is a private path from the hotel which brings you out at that entrance to the Victoria Falls.
• Grand and colonial atmosphere, steeped in history.

Facilities

• 24-hour room service
• Room safe
• Telephone
• Wireless internet
• Television
• Air- conditioning
• 161 rooms – en-suite bathrooms
• Livingstone Room – formal dining
• Stanley Terrace-afternoon tea, a la carte menu
• Jungle Junction – buffet
• Tennis Court
• Fitness centre/gym
• Swimming Pool
• Hair/Beauty Salon
• Chapel
• Curio Shop
• Sculpture garden
• Art gallery
• Private Path down to Victoria Falls

Weddings and Honeymoons

The Victoria Falls Hotel is a delightfully romantic setting for
a wedding in Victoria Falls and
for honeymoons. From the charming little in-house chapel to the luxurious Honeymoon Suites. The honeymooners will be made to feel special with chocolates, red roses and a fresh fruit platter.

The Chapel is available for private ceremonies and weddings. Outdoor receptions can be organised in the hotel’s gardens with views overlooking The Victoria Falls Bridge.

Conferences

The Centenary Room is available for meetings for a maximum of 20 people. The room is set up in boardroom style and is for use by in-house guests only. This room is also available for small executive meetings and private dining.

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N1 Hotel Victoria Falls

Comfortable budget accommodation in a bustling part of town only 1.1kms from the Victoria Falls

Introduction

The N1 Hotel was established in 2010 for clean and affordable accommodation in Victoria Falls. Refurbished in late 2015, the hotel has a fresh look and now caters for both budget travellers and campers. Its location is within easy walking distance of one of the 7 wonders of the world on one side, and the town centre on the other side. It is adjacent to one of the curio markets, and a stones throw from the Elephant’s Walk Shopping Centre, which has upmarket curios shops and some nice restaurants. It is only 1.1km distance from the Victoria Falls rainforest entrance, so it is perfectly positioned.

The hotel is typical of a budget hotel with minimal amenities in order to keep the prices low but there are tea and coffee making facilities in each room. All rooms have double beds – twin rooms are still to be added. The bathrooms are smart and have a shower and washbasin only. The superior room has the most space and the bathroom has a washbasin and both a tub and shower.

The new campsite at N1 Hotel offers campers a pleasant experience on soft green manicured lawns, with lighting, power sockets and a small barbecue grill at each point. The entertainment area of the hotel is located on the campsite grounds. There, campers and hotel guests can relax and watch television, cool off in the sparkling swimming pool, or have a braai on the larger grill next to the pool. The ablution facilities are clean, with showers and shaving sockets in the men’s block. The campsite is wheelchair friendly.

 

Our Opinion

The N1 Hotel is located in a very central area close to town and only 1 km from the Victoria Falls entrance so everything is with easy walking distance. The accommodation is very reasonably priced and is typical of a budget hotel (nothing fancy). It is very clean and comfortable. It is ideal for those who feel that they are going to be out most of the day and therefore don’t want to splash out on pricey accommodation but still want a clean and comfortable bed at night. Having said that it does have a nice garden and pool area close to the campsite. Great Value!

The N1 campsite is a great new addition to Victoria Falls town with lovely green lawns and a sparkling pool with comfortable entertainment area and Barbeque stands for cooking (Hotel guests can utilise this area). The Hotel has limited restaurant facilities and only provides breakfast but a host of good restaurants are with easy walking distance such as the Africa Cafe, Three Monkeys and Nam Took which are all near the hotel, or the ones a little further such as Ilala Lodge’s The Palm, the various eating places at the Victoria Falls Hotel or Kingdom Hotel, the Shearwater Cafe, Lola’s Tapas & Bar or Mama Africa Eating House. Other Victoria Falls Restaurants are a great option, and for alternative dining options, contact us.

Summary

• Camping and budget hotel refurbished in 2015
• Located close to the town centre and 1.1kms from the Victoria Falls
• Basic but comfortable room amenities
• New campsite and central entertainment area open to all N1 guests
• Affordable accommodation for hotel guests and campers

Accommodation at N1 Hotel Victoria Falls

• 12 standard rooms with double beds
• 2 deluxe rooms with double beds
• 1 superior room with a queen bed
• Camping units – 6 for over-landers, 10 for cars

All HOTEL rooms have:
• Air conditioning
• Overhead fans
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• En-suite bathroom with shower (only the Superior room has bathtub)
• Flat screen digital satellite television

Advantages

• Close to the town centre, restaurants and activities
• Very reasonably priced
• Just over 1 kilometre from Victoria Falls
• Clean and comfortable with a few accommodation options
• Suitable for those on a budget wanting a clean and comfortable bed without anything fancy
• Lovely camping area with beautiful gardens, pool and entertainment area

Disadvantages

• Breakfast is not included in the rate
• Very basic amenities, but comfortable lodging
• The area sometimes gets traffic from curio sellers, especially during the busy season

Dining

Tea and coffee making facilities are available in each room. Breakfast is served at the restaurant downstairs near the hotel entrance for $5 per person. Braai facilities are available on the campsite grounds.

Facilities and Services

• Parking
• Wireless Internet
• Laundry service (surcharge)
• Swimming pool
• LiquouRama convenience store in the main building
• Payment using credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.)
• Entertainment area in the campsite grounds
• Restaurant in the main hotel building
• Curio shop in the main hotel building
• 220v electricity with backup generator

Children

• Children of all ages are welcome
• Only one child per room with parent/guardian

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Cresta Sprayview Hotel

An affordable 3 star option which is clean and modern

Introduction

Cresta Sprayview Hotel is a 3 star establishment located on the corner of Livingstone Way and Reynard Road. Formerly known as the Sprayview Hotel, Cresta Sprayview used to be a family owned business until it was acquired by the Cresta Hotels group, refurbished and reopened on 31st July in 2013. Much of the qualities of the old hotel were kept in the design. The “motel style” layout of the buildings remained.

The hotel is located 2.2km from the Victoria Falls Rainforest entrance so it is convenient for those who are driving themselves, although you can take
the hourly shuttle which goes to the CBD and onto the Victoria Falls, or hire taxi to take you around town. Transfers to and from activities are included in your activity price.

There are 65 en-suite rooms in total at Cresta Sprayview Hotel. The rooms are clean and lavish, and more modern since refurbishment. The hotel grounds are neat and secure, and you can park your car right outside your room. The hotel restaurant, the Terrace @ Sprayview which is on the terrace by the pool serves tasty and wonderfully arranged food. Other amenities include a gift shop, sculpture gallery, internet café and the Rainforest Bar. The accommodation pricing has changed slightly, meaning guests still get good value for their money. Vacationers travelling alone, in groups or as a family will be quite comfortable at Crest Sprayview
Hotel.

Summary

• Officially opened on July 31st 2013 and welcomed guests in August of the same year
• Located on Livingstone Way and Reynard Road, 2.2km from the Victoria Falls
• 65 en-suite rooms
• 24 hour reception, curio shop, sculpture gallery, internet room, restaurant, lounge and bar in main area
• Large swimming pool also in central area

Accommodation at Crest Sprayview in Victoria Falls

• 65 rooms in total
• 30 double rooms
• 30 twin rooms
• 3 family rooms
• 2 double suites

All rooms have:

• En suite bathroom with shower, sink, bathtub and toilet
• Each have air conditioning, tea/coffee bar, DSTV, telephone, cupboards and safe

Advantages

• Clean and modern yet still affordable accommodation
• 3 star Cresta experience
• Completely refurbished and upgraded 2013
• Own parking bays
• Reasonably priced
• Quiet surroundings
• Only 2.2kms from the Victoria Falls entrance gate

Dining

• Tea and coffee facilities for each suite
• The Terrace Restaurant and Rainforest Bar in the main area of the hotel
• Room service

Facilities and Services

• 3 star hotel with 65 rooms, en-suite bathrooms
• Main guest area consisting of the reception, shop, gallery, bar, restaurant, lounge, swimming pool, deck with outside seating
• Internet and communication facilities
• Parking next to each room
• Wedding, honeymoon, conference facilities with boardroom ( The Think Tank
– max 20 people) and conference room (The Green Room – max 100 people, cinema style seating)
• Wheelchair accessible in some areas
• Laundry service
• Hourly shuttle service

Children

• Children less than 2 years of age stay for free
• 3 – 11 year olds stay on half-price.

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Elephant Hills Hotel

Introduction

The Elephant Hills, situated 4kms out of the town on a small hill, provides panoramic views of the Zambezi River and spray from the Victoria Falls.

This luxury hotel is decorated with an ethnic essence of Zimbabwe and even boasts an impressive miniature replica of The Victoria Falls in the middle.

The rooms are spacious, each with its own balcony and views over the gardens or surrounding area. Many of the rooms have connecting doors which is ideal for families.

The  Elephant Hills hotel certainly does not lack entertainment with a casino, two swimming pools, tennis courts, squash courts and much more.
The building with its thatched roof is an unmistakable landmark in the area. Even though it does blend into the surroundings.

The golf course is the only golf course in the area. This 18-hole course designed by Gary Player is a must play! Although the course might not be in as good a condition as it used to be – one can very often find impala and warthog grazing along side of the greens – a unique and magical sight.

There is regular hotel bus shuttle to the Victoria Falls and town centre.

Advantages

• Panoramic views
• Golf Course

• Casino

• Inter leading family rooms

• Lots of activities for children

Facilities

• 276 rooms en suite

• Air conditioning

• Direct dial telephone

• Dual voltage power points

• Mini Bar

• 24 hr Room service

• In room safe

• Tea and coffee making facilities

• Remote controlled television with movie and satellite channels

• 3 restaurants
• Two swimming pools

• Golf course

• Tennis courts

• Beauty salon and barber

• Squash courts

• Bowling green

• Gymnasium

• Sauna
• Free shuttle to and from town centre and the Falls

Conference Facilities at Elephant Hills Hotel

• Full Conference and Banqueting facilities are available up to 500 pax theatre style and 350 pax classroom style with a variety of rooms available to cater for all sizes.
• Standard equipment – Overhead projectors and stands, 35mm slide projectors and carousels, LCD projector, mounted screens and portable television monitors, VHS, VCR, Laserlite Infra Red Pointers, White Boards & Flip Charts. Sound System – Tape Deck, PA, Multi-system, MIC Box, Microphones/Lapel Microphones, PA System Mixer, PA Monitor, Speakers.
• Tables – Round, Trestle and Conference.
• Stage – Fixed/Lectern

Dining

• The Samukele and Kasibi are both informal dining areas serving both buffet and a la carte menus.
• The Pool Side Grill – serves a traditional barbeque
• Mapopoma Bar and Terrace, and the Halfway House golf course are other snack areas.

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Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is set on a high plateau, westward facing towards the Zambezi River and over looking a waterhole and the natural bush of the Zambezi National Park

Introduction

Vic Falls Safari Lodge is without doubt one of the most popular places to stay in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The Lodge is situated on a high plateau overlooking the vastness of the Zambezi National Park, giving you the superb feeling of being out in the remote African wilderness, yet a short 15 minute drive takes you into the town centre and the Victoria Falls Rainforest entrance.

A waterhole, well frequented by wildlife is situated directly below the lodge which can been viewed from most of the bedrooms, the bars, the pool deck,
restaurants and lounges. A constant stream of animals coming down to drink provides 24hr entertainment (the waterhole is floodlit at night).

The central lodge area which encompasses the Reception, the gift shop, the Buffalo Bar, the MaKuwa Kuwa restaurant and various lounges underwent a complete facelift in 2012, and the rooms in mid 2014, bringing the lodge up to truly international standards.

All the bedrooms at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge are en-suite and the sliding glass doors open onto balconies with uninterrupted views of the National park, some rooms overlooking the waterhole. The rooms all have soft natural fabrics and brightly coloured African paintings giving them a wonderful contemporary safari lodge feeling.

There is a complimentary bus shuttle available every hour from the Lodge to designated points in town starting at 07h45 with the last bus leaving at 21h45.

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge has high and low season rates, please contact us for these rates (High 1st July to 31st Dec) and (Low 1st Jan to 30th June).

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is a top of the range hotel and is therefore amongst the highest priced hotels in town but it is well worth it and you wont be disappointed.

Summary

• Located 4.6kms from the Victoria Falls entrance
• Safari lodge design and feel
• Four star accommodation
• Award winning restaurants
• Onsite game viewing
• Wonderful views across the National Park
• High and Low season rates
• Very popular hotel with excellent reviews
• Top end price but you won’t be disappointed

Accommodation at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

72 en-suite rooms

Standard Rooms
• Balcony with view overlooking the National Park and sunset facing
• Bathroom with eco-friendly rainfall shower

Waterhole Facing Room
• Balcony with view overlooking the waterhole, National Park and sunset facing
• Bathroom with eco-friendly rainfall shower

Waterhole Facing Suite (6 only)
• Duplex style with entrance into sunken lounge leading onto private balcony with views overlooking the waterhole as well as the Zambezi National Park and facing the African sunset
• Guest toilet/cloakroom off the lounge
• Open staircase leading up to the bedroom and en-suite bathroom
• Raised bathroom with large luxury bath and separate shower cubicle with massaging jets, bathrobes and guest amenities
• Remote controlled air conditioning, and ceiling fans in bedroom and lounge
• Telephone in lounge, bedroom and bathroom
• Variety of coffee table books

All rooms have:

• Digital safes
&#8226 IDD phones
• Remote control air conditioning
• Hairdryers
• Fans
• Minibar
• Mosquito nets
• Extensive range of customized toiletries including insect repellent
• Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
• Extra length beds

Advantages

• Fantastic views
• On site game viewing
• Luxury Accommodation
• Popular Boma restaurant
• Award winning MaKuwa Kuwa Restaurant
• Complimentary hourly shuttle bus into town
• Disable friendly
• Refurbished 2012 and 2014

Disadvantages

• None come to mind

Dining

MaKuwa Kuwa Restaurant – a la carte – situated overlooking the waterhole (floodlit in the evening) on the open balcony. Internationally styled cuisine, with a hint of African and game dishes thrown in.

The Boma – “The Place of Eating” – Set in the nearby Gusu Forest, just 500 metres from the Safari Lodge. The Boma offers a unique African experience including traditional dancers and mouth watering local dishes. Highly recommended !!

Both restaurants have received major accolades at the recent ‘Zimbabwe on a Plate’ annual national restaurant awards.

• Buffalo Bar – An open plan bar with its own game-viewing platform overlooking the waterhole.

• Pool Deck & Viewing Deck – A delicious snack menu and full bar service are available. Additionally this offers a wonderful
view of the ‘Vulture Restaurant’ in front of the waterhole. This attracts hundreds of vultures every
lunchtime

• Room Service – Limited room service available

Facilities and Services

• 24 hour Reception services

• Internet Café with e-mail access, digital photo downloading, CD printing and photo printing facilities

• Wireless Internet access from all rooms and public areas

• TV lounge with satellite link

• Private shower facilities for early-arrival and late check-out guests

• Ample free car parking space

• Facilities for guests with disabilities

• Baby sitting service (advance notice required)

• Guest library and Games Room

• 24 hour security

• Telescope viewing facilities over the onsite waterhole and surrounds from the activities desk

• 72 rooms – en suite bathrooms
• Private viewing decks
• Telephones
• A complimentary bus shuttle service runs every hour into town and back. Up till 10pm
• Remote Air conditioning/Ceiling Fans
• Room safes
• Spa
• MaKuwa Kuwa Restaurant
• The Boma Restaurant

Children

• Infants under 2 years Free
• Children 2 to 12 years pay 50% of adult per person sharing rate (room shared
with parents or inter-leading room)

Conference Facilities

1. Open Air Amphitheatre – max 200
2. Indaba Conference Room – Cinema style max 120, Banquet max 75, U-shape max 35
3. Boardroom – Banquet 26 max, Classroom 18 max, Boardroom 26 max – 3 Breakaway rooms
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Victoria Falls Safari Suites

Luxury family suites at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge complex

Introduction

The newest addition to the Africa Albida Tourism complex at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, the Victoria Falls Safari Suites opened its doors on December
20th, 2013. The luxury suites were converted from 6 of the Lokuthula Lodges in the same complex in order to accommodate more people and provide an extra special experience to Victoria Falls guests.

The Suites are next to the Victoria Falls Safari Club and the Hotel. They are located adjacent to the Zambezi National Park, just 4.6km from the Victoria Falls Rainforest, and are surrounded by 80 hectares of well-preserved wilderness and wild-life.

There are 6 split-level Safari Suites, all en suite. Four of them are 2 bed-roomed and the other two are 3 bed-roomed. All bedrooms have 2 three-quarter beds, but have a king size bed option available. There is an additional couch which can be used for sleeping in the lounge. Each suite has a spacious lounge and a separate TV lounge for gaming and playing music (Xbox, Nintendo, Wii, PS3 and iPod not included). Also provided are LCD satellite TVs, Wi-fi internet, mini-bar and beverage station, Nespresso machines, and popcorn makers. The lavish suites have a patio equipped with tables and chairs to seat 6 (in the 2 bed-roomed suites) or 8 people (in the 3 bed-roomed suites), and a parasol in each. The 6 suites are air conditioned, and have fans, mosquito nets, hairdryers, telephones, a range of toiletries, digital safes in each of the bedrooms.

Meal options are vast with breakfast being provided at the Makuwa-Kuwa
Restaurant at the Lodge for all Victoria Falls Safari Suites guests. Dinner is available at the Victoria
Falls Safari Lodge with a view that overlooks the water hole where an assortment
of wildlife comes to have a drink. There is a complimentary transfer service to The Boma – Place for Eating which is within walking distance from the Victoria
Falls Safari Suites. For a more private dining option, a bush dinner is
available upon request. Of course there are other restaurants in the Victoria
Falls area where guests may choose to dine. A shuttle service is available to
take guests into town. Local taxis are also on call at all hours of the day.

Other convenient facilities that are available for Safari Suites guests
include a complimentary hourly shuttle into the Victoria Falls town and the
Rainforest, facilities for guests with disabilities, a swimming pool with sun
deck, a curio and gift shop, baby sitting services, guest library and private
lounge, and in-house event co-ordination services for weddings, conferences and
team building programs.

Summary

• Opened in December of 2012
• Within the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge complex, 4.6km from the Victoria Falls,
adjacent to the Zambezi National Park
• 6 fully furnished and air conditioned split-level luxury suites with 2 and 3
bed-roomed options, complete with LCD televisions with digital satellite,
wireless internet, bar, coffee and beverage station, safes, and other
provisions, and furnished patio with parasol
• Easy access to fine and famous restaurants that have local accolades, as well
as private dining options
• Convenient transport and on-site facilities making Victoria Falls Safari
Suites a home away from home

Accommodation at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

The Victoria Falls Safari Suites have 6 split-level suites.
• Four of the suites have 2 bedrooms (upstairs and downstairs), which can accommodate up to 5 people, with Three-quarter beds or king-size bed options, and a sofa bed in TV lounge (recommended for a child).
• Two o the suites have 3 bedrooms (upstairs and downstairs), which can accommodate up to 7 people, with Three-quarter beds or king-size bed options, and a sofa bed in TV lounge (recommended for a child)
• Lounge with a 46-inch LCD TV with satellite TV, Wi-Fi, iPod docking station (iPods not supplied), hospitality/courtesy counter with refrigerator, preparation sink, Nespresso machine, beverage station, popcorn maker, cookie tin. Telephone.
• Separate adjoining TV lounge with a 22-inch LCD monitor for connection to Xbox, Nintendo, Wii, PS3 for iPods. (NB: Xbox, Nintendo, Wii, PS3 not supplied)
• Patio, table, chairs and garden umbrella with seating for up to 6 (in the 2 bed-roomed suites) or 8 people (in the 3 bed-roomed suites)

All rooms have:
• En suite bathrooms
• Air conditioning
• Safes 
• Mosquito Nets
• Hair Dryers
• A range of toiletries including sunscreen lotion and insect repellent

Advantages

• Award winning restaurants within walking distance
• Hourly shuttle into town and the Victoria Falls
• Adjacent to Zambezi National Park
• Private and exclusive location

Disadvantages

• Price

Dining

The Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant
This award winning restaurant is located in the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, minutes away
(by foot) from the Safari Suites. Breakfast is provided for Victoria Falls Safari Suites guests.

The Boma – Place for Eating
The restaurant is very popular for
its creative dining experience including an interactive drumming show,
traditional dancers, face painting together with delicious local and
international cuisine. It is an award winning eatery located just 300m from the
Victoria Falls Safari Suites.

The Buffalo Bar
The bar is located within Victoria Falls Safari
Lodge and offers a beautiful view of the National Park with a nearby water hole
where different animals come to have a drink.

Room Service
Room service is available up to 22:00hrs for meals.
Beverages are available 24hours.

Facilities and Services

• 24 hour reception services
• Complimentary hourly bus shuttle to the village market and Victoria Falls Rainforest for hotel residents
• Complimentary evening transfers available to The Boma – Place of Eating
• Ample free, secure open parking space
• Swimming pool with sun deck located at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
• Credit cards accepted: VISA, Amex and MasterCard
• Private and bush dinners available on request
• Curio and Gift Shop at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
• Baby sitting facilities on request by prior arrangement
• 24-hour security
• In-house activities: guided walks and nature trails; The ‘Vulture
Culture Experience’ occurs daily at 13:00hrs, below the Buffalo Bar viewing deck
(duration is approx 30 minutes). This is a conservation exercise to help
maintain the local vulture populations, providing guests with a thrilling
insight into the lives of these raptors
• Guests may use the lodge’s
complimentary shuttle bus to visit the town centre and the Victoria Falls Rainforest.
• In- house event coordination services available: Tailor made wedding services;
Conference facilities; Incentive and team building programmes

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Rainbow Hotel Victoria Falls

Good quality family accommodation in the right location

Introduction

The medium sized Rainbow Hotel is conveniently located only 500 meters from the town centre and 1.5 kms
from the Victoria Falls
Rainforest entrance. It is an ideal family hotel with a lovely
swimming pool and fits into the 3star bracket of hotels in Victoria Falls.

The Rainbow Hotel is part of the Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) which owns and operates an array of Hotels and Lodges across Zimbabwe. In Victoria Falls it’s
sister hotel is the A Zambezi River Lodge.

Summary

• Conveniently located
• Nice, clean rooms
• Doesn’t have the style and luxury of the more expensive hotels
• Great pool and bar area
• Pretty Gardens

Accommodation at Rainbow

The Rainbow hotel has 88 rooms comprising of:
• 56 twin rooms
• 12 double rooms
• 16 family rooms
• 2 family suites
• 2 deluxe suites
• Among which there are 10 pairs of inter-leading rooms
• These rooms overlook lush gardens or the immaculate swim and sip pool

All rooms have:
• Air conditioning
• En-suite bath & shower
• Direct dial telephone
• Balcony
• Colour television with DSTV
• Tea / Coffee making facilities – option of morning teas served in room
• Safe deposit box in room + use of the hotel safe storage.

Advantages

• Location close to town
• Good value
• Pool Bar

Facilities and Services

• Swimming pool with pool bar
• Barbecue area
• Laundry service
• Gift and curio shop
• Secure on-site parking
• A-la-carte restaurant with marimba band
• Room service
• Children’s playground
• Baby sitting facilities
• Courtesy bus to designated points
• Airport transfers on request.

Dining

The Simujinga Restaurant
The Simujinga restaurant (Rainbow in the local Tonga dialect) with its enticing African aura and blending in of Western & African cuisine. 
Enjoy a Buffet Dinner whilst watching traditional dancers on the pool terrace.

The Rainbow Kraal Shop & Dine
Built using reeds mats, the kraal shop & dine is a place where after a long day of activities, people from all walks of life come together to relax, shop & dine and enjoy an evening filled with African Culture.

The main aim is to rekindle the evenings from long ago when our ancestors used to host the traders from overseas and give them a night filled with entertainment and feasting with game meat being the centre of the meal.

During the meal guests will be entertained by the traditional Ndebele Dancers and the Makishi from the Matonga tribe.

The Swim and Sip Bar
Unique design – the bar stools are in the swimming pool. Enjoy a cold drink while cooling yourself off as well. Open for both in-house and walk in guests. Complimentary snacks whilst enjoy a drink. Open from 1000hrs to 2200hrs.

The Summit
A roof top bar overlooking the "Smoke that Thunders" (Victoria Falls). Early morning breakfast served when the spray is at it’s best. (Jan to July). Exclusive dinners and ideal cocktail party spot.

Conference Facilities – available on request

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Ilala Lodge

Ilala is a distinguished and upmarket hotel situated within 5 minutes walk of the Victoria Falls……….

Introduction

It is one of the small privately owned Victoria Falls lodges, situated within walking distance of the mighty Victoria Falls and the town centre. The
Lodge offers upmarket accommodation in a gracious and secluded ambiance and the décor evokes a feeling of adventure and romance.

Borders the Zambezi National Park and one can often see warthog and other wild animals grazing on the lawn…

On arrival in the vibrant reception area you are served with a long cold drink and made to feel welcome in this small and personal lodge.

The hotel grounds are secluded and well maintained and borders the Zambezi National Park and one can often see warthog and other wild animals grazing on the lawn.

The hotel has a large terrace running along the front of it and the view from here, of the never ending spray from the Falls, is enchanting.

The swimming pool has a large wooden sun deck perfect to sit around and soak up a bit of the African sun.

In late 2015, an entirely new section of the hotel was build to increase capacity. Ilala Lodge went from having 32 standard and deluxe rooms to 56 rooms which now include regular suites and executive suites, still holding that personalised and intimate level of service and attention to detail. All the
rooms are fitted with attractive railway (tie) sleeper furniture adding a magical touch of Africa.

We would suggest that this hotel is best suited to the slightly more mature traveller, because of the quiet and peaceful ambiance.

Summary

• Upmarket privately owned hotel
• Secluded hotel grounds
• Terrace has view of the spray of the Victoria Falls
• New wing built in 2015 to increase hotel capacity
• Well suited for older travellers

Accommodation at Ilala Lodge

• 32 standard rooms – 26 twin (3-quarter beds) and 6 double rooms (king beds
• 20 Deluxe rooms – 12 double, 8 twin
• 2 Standard suites – One king bed, one 3/4 bed in each
• 2 Executive suits – 1 king bed

Dining

* Palm Restaurant – located on the terrace is an elegant
restaurant offering an a la carte menu which includes some local
dishes.

They have a piano player to entertain guests and the
atmosphere with the sound of the mighty Victoria Falls in the
background is lovely.

Breakfast is full English buffets, or continental depending
on your mood. Light snacks are also served for lunch from the a
la carte menu.

Advantages

• Location close to the Falls and walking distance to town centre
• Romantic and intimate
• Suitable for the more mature traveller
• Elephant and other wild animal are sometimes seen in the gardens

Accommodation at Ilala Lodge

• 56 Rooms in total
• 32 Standard Rooms – 26 twin and 6 double rooms
• 20 Deluxe Rooms – 12 double rooms and 8 twin rooms
• 2 Standard Suites – double rooms and an additional 3/4 twin bed is offered for either an extra adult or child, and is neatly tucked around the corner in a private section of the room
• 2 Executive Suites – double rooms

All rooms have:
• En-suite Bathrooms
• Air Conditioning
• Satellite TV
• Overhead Fan
• Balcony

Facilities & Services

• The Palm Restaurant
• Cocktail Bar
• River Cruises
• Laundry
• Room Service
• Swimming Pool
• Conference Facilities – Fully air conditioned and equipped conference facility. With seating for 40 people classroom style and 80 cinema style

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Kingdom Hotel Victoria Falls

Kingdom Hotel Victoria Falls is the closest hotel to the spectacular Falls

Introduction

The Kingdom Hotel Victoria Falls was built in 1999. This architectural masterpiece is designed in the style of The Great Zimbabwe
Ruins. The design and bright African themed décor makes for a great atmosphere and authentic feel.

It has a beautiful pool area with two swimming pools…….

It is one of the closest hotels to the Victoria Falls being a short five minute walk away down a private path from the hotel.

The accommodation is extremely well priced for this area and is good value for money. It is one of our recommended hotels.

The design of the Kingdom Hotel Victoria Falls has taken into account the needs of families, groups, conferences and holiday makers wanting a fun, resort style hotel.

The Kingdom Hotel Victoria Falls also has a beautiful pool area with two swimming pools, a pool terrace with one of the resort’s many bars.

A great atmosphere and authentic feel….

A great deal of attention has been paid to the smaller details such as the cast iron ‘seed-pod’ bar and the hand sculpted statues on the lawn – all adding to that ‘magical kingdom’ effect.

The hotel has 294 rooms which are situated in separate two and three storey units, built around the large water feature lake. The rooms are bright and spacious and decorated to match the African theme. The newer wing called the Kings Club is a refurbished section of the hotel, but offers more services to guests. Additions such as complimentary airport transfers, a personal hostess throughout your stay, a bottle of wine and complimentary hand massage, gives an extra special experience as a guest of the
Kings Club.

All the rooms have balconies and some of them overlook the lake, while the other’s overlook the property’s gardens.

Many of the rooms have extra bunk beds for families and there are two twin bedded paraplegic rooms.

There are also four suites each with a separate lounge and extra bedroom, as well as a mini bar.

The Kingdom Hotel Victoria Falls also has elevators and ramps to assist guests with special needs.

Summary

• Design inspired by the ancient city of Great Zimbabwe
• One of the closest hotels to the Victoria Falls entrance – a 5 minute walk
• One of our recommended hotels, it is good value for money
• Rooms built around a large water feature lake, and have an African inspired design
• The hotel has elevators and ramps for the physically challenged guests

Accommodation at Kingdom Hotel

• 294 rooms in total
• 112 rooms have king-sized beds
• 102 have queen beds
• 34 rooms have a king bed and a bunk bed
• 40 of the rooms have twin beds and a bunk bed
• Paraplegic rooms are available

All Rooms Have:
• Air conditioning
• Telephone
• Heaters
• Digital Satellite TV
• En-suite bathroom
• Hair dryer
• Digital safe
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Safety deposit box
• Shaver socket

Advantages

• The closest hotel to the rainforest entrance
• Accommodation suitable for groups and individuals
• Close to town centre and most activities, although operators do pick up from the hotel
• Various facilities on site
• Great rates

Disadvantages

• It is one of the large hotels, and it can get busy especially during the festive season and conference days

Dining

• White Water – Is the main hotel restaurant which seats 240 people. This restaurant and its terrace overlook the Pool Island and the panorama of surrounding rooms. It is open for a buffet breakfast and dinner.
• The Great Enclosure – This entertainment complex is popular with both tourist and locals. It hosts two bars, a food court and of course the Makasa Casino, which are all detailed individually below.
• Quartermains – is a sophisticated Edwardian themed bar
• Wild Thing – is an action bar with live entertainment and a big TV screen – very popular with the young at heart and the locals.
• Panarotti’s – is situated in The Great Enclosure and is a relaxed and informal Italian restaurant serving a selection of delicious pizza and pasta combinations. It also serves great coffees and pastries.
• Thundercloud Spur – A family steakhouse also situated in The Great Enclosure. Children are made welcome with lots of fun activities to keep them occupied. Open for lunch and dinner.

Facilities

• Entertainment complex with restaurants, bars and casino
• Reception and guest relations services
• Secure Parking
• Swimming pools
• Child mind services on request
• 24-hour room service
• Laundry service
• Curio shop
• Conference facilities

Children

• Children are welcome at the Kingdom Hotel
• Children 2 years and under stay for free if in the same room as their parents
• Children under 12 years stay for free in a Family room (max 2 children)

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A Zambezi River Lodge

The only Hotel in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe situated on the banks of the Zambezi Rive

Introduction

The Four Star A Zambezi River Lodge was completely refurbished in 2011
at a cost of US$4.5 million, the biggest investment of its kind in Victoria
Falls in the last 10 years. The hotel is owned and managed by the
Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) who also own the Rainbow Hotel in Victoria Falls and many other hotels throughout Zimbabwe.

The A Zambezi River Lodge is located right on the banks of the Zambezi River about 5kms out of the town and 6kms from the Victoria Falls entrance gate.

A hotel shuttle bus goes into the town every 2 hours so even though you are a little way out of town it does not prove
to be a problem.

No other hotel in Zimbabwe has this situation on the river and it’s truly lovely

On arrival an impressive water feature and teak covered walkway lead you through to the reception whereupon your eyes are treated to a wide view of the Zambezi River. Setting the mood and scene for this great hotel.

The thatched double story A Zambezi River Lodge is set in well maintained gardens with sweeping lawns down to the river. The sparkling swimming pool finished in chip tile is very inviting.

Warthogs can be seen roaming the lawns and a local resident hippo comes up most nights from the river to graze.

All rooms have been finished to a very high standard with all the latest mod cons. Highly efficient air-conditioners cool your room in minutes which is very welcome in the very hot summer months. The beds are very comfortable and everything is clean and new. The attractive neutral decor is very appealing.

The lodge is also the closest hotel to the gates of the Zambezi National Park.

It’s an excellent family hotel with a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and is an ideal location to spend a few days in Victoria Falls.

Advantages

• Location on the Zambezi River
• Closest hotel to the gates of the Zambezi National Park
• Refurbished to a high standard

Facilities

• 83 en-suite air conditioned double rooms with balcony/terrace
• 2 inter-leading family rooms
• 2 Suites
• Room safes
• Phone
• Bar fridge in each room
• Hairdryer
• Tea and coffee making facilities
• Colour flat screen TV with Satellite channels
• Swimming pool
• Poolside bar
• Free shuttle service to town and the Falls
• Conference Facilities
• Onsite restaurant as well as room service

Dining

• The wooden decked and thatched Amulonga Restaurant overlooking the river is a great place to enjoy your meals whilst staying at the hotel (watch out for the monkeys!).
• Every night the hotel has traditional musicians and dancers around a huge outdoor fire – next to the Amulonga restaurant
• The restaurant has a buffet dinner but an a la carte menu is available on request. Mostly traditional western dishes but there is also a selection of local dishes like warthog and crocodile tail for you to sample.
• Snacks and cold drinks can be enjoyed in the open bar area or around the swimming pool.

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Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge

Clean and comfortable, medium budget accommodation with a variety of options from camping to executive suites, right on the banks of the Zambezi River

Introduction

On the Zambian side of the Zambezi River, about 4km upstream of the Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world, is the Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge. This reasonably priced lodge with a range of accommodation options is built on the banks of the Zambezi River and has lovely views of Siloka Island. The Waterfront Lodge is only 9kms by road from the Falls and 5kms from Livingstone town. Transfers can easily be arranged between the lodge and Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) or Livingstone Airport, taxis are also readily available.

There are a few accommodation options at Waterfront Lodge which include, camping and tents, standard, riverside, executive and family thatched chalets. All the family and executive rooms are on the upper floor while the standard and riverside rooms are on the ground level. Riverside and executive rooms have views of the Zambezi River while the rest have views of the gardens. At the back of the property is the Adventure Village, designed for self-drive campers and over-landers. Guests in this area share simple and clean ablution facilities. The campsite and permanent tents have views of the gardens only.

The Waterfront Lodge boasts lush green gardens where some wild animals occasionally wander freely, so always keep a watchful eye out for hippos, monkeys and other animals.

The large central dining and bar area of the lodge offers lovely open views of the Zambezi River in a relaxed and friendly environment. Being such a great venue this is a popular spot for the locals and can on occasions get very festive.

To cool off in the hot summer months, guests can take a dip in the large swimming pool near the Adventure Village campsite or in the smaller plunge pool set on the raised deck by the main bar and dining area.

Our Opinion

The Waterfront Lodge is good accommodation at a reasonable price, and so is ideal for families and travellers on a medium budget. In its price range we highly rate this lodge. Its position on the banks of the river is very appealing and being not too far from either the Falls or Livingstone town, getting around by taxi or transfer is quite easy, however please note it’s not within normal walking distance of either.

The riverside and executive rooms have lovely views of the river and the overall standard of accommodation is clean and comfortable and in line with the price being charged.
The central dining and bar area is what makes the Waterfront Lodge a great choice with great views plus a friendly and vibrant atmosphere.

For self-drive and campers this is probably your best option in Livingstone, with nicely laid out campsites and clean ablutions, however it is set back from the river so only has garden views.

Summary

• Zambian accommodation 4km upstream of the Victoria Falls
• Lovely location on the banks of the Zambezi River
• 9km by road from the Falls themselves (Zambia)
• 5km from Livingstone town
• Accommodation is camping, tents or thatched double storey chalets with varying rooms in each
• Green and lush tropical gardens with lots of birdlife
• Covered and outside restaurant and bar
• Popular bar which attracts local and international tourists
• Lodge owns two cruise boats with daily sunset cruises
• Ideal for self-drive, over-land, couples, groups and families on a tighter budget

Accommodation at Victoria Falls Waterfront

Double story thatched chalets have:
• 3 Executive rooms – double bed, private mini lounge, upper floor, river views, sleeps 2
• 4 Family rooms – double bed + 2 single beds, upper floor, garden views, sleeps 4
• 10 River view rooms – twin single beds, garden views, sleeps 2
• 6 Riverside rooms – river views, twin single beds, sleeps 2
• 16 Adventure Village Rooms
• 20 Adventure Villge Tents

Adventure Village has:
• Camping – electrified sites, shared ablutions for up to 100 guests
• 24 Tents – permanent lockup dome tents, 2 beds, shared ablutions

All chalet rooms have:
• Private balcony/patio
• En-suite facilities
• Either views of the river or the gardens
• Fan
• Air conditioner
• TV
• Fridge
• Safe
• Tea/coffee facilities
• Mosquito nets

Advantages

• Right by the Zambezi River with great river views
• Affordable, yet clean and comfortable
• Variety of accommodation options
• Relatively central location in “Livingstone town terms”
• Nice dining and bar area, very popular with locals
• Lush gardens with plenty of birdlife
• Best option in Livingstone for campers

Dining

• Restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner – indoors or outdoors
• Bar (riverside open-air beer garden)
• Sandwiches and snack available throughout the day

Facilities and Services

• Curio Shop
• Electricity
• Laundry service (surcharge)
• Activities office
• Secure parking

Credit card facilities
• 24 hour security
• Safes in the chalets (not in campsite)
• Barbecue facilities
• Raised deck with plunge pool by the bar
• Larger swimming pool by the camp site
• Internet cafe and wireless internet
• TV Lounge and lively bar
• Complimentary shuttle between the lodge, Livingstone town and the
Victoria Falls
• Nearby activities include: Game drives through the Mosi oa Tunya National Park; Daily river cruises on the MV Makumbi; Chief Mukuni Village tour; Tour of Livingstone including the Livingstone and Railway Museums; Curio / Craft markets visit; Other Victoria Falls activities

Rates Exclude

• Mosi oa Tunya National Park fees to be paid per person per day
• Airport transfers
• Activities

Children

• Children are welcome and must be in their parent’s company at all times.
• Family rooms are available at Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge.

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Royal Livingstone Hotel

A beautiful 5 star hotel fashioned to take you back to the 1800’s

Introduction

The Royal Livingstone Hotel was built on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls and opened in 2001. This former Sun International hotel was built from scratch right beside the Zambezi River. If you are familiar with the colonial style of architecture, you will greatly appreciate the design of this magnificent accommodation option. You will find ceiling fans in all areas of the hotel, beautiful artefacts, paintings and drawings from the Livingstone era.

This 5 star establishment is on the Mosi oa Tunya Road, a 1.4km drive or walk from the Victoria Falls themselves. Of-course the view of the Victoria Falls from the Zambian side is quite different from that on the Zimbabwean side. Shuttle service to and from the falls is available at the hotel.

From the Royal Livingstone Hotel reception you can immediately see the Zambezi River across the rolling lawns. There are 173 rooms at the Royal Livingstone Hotel.
All of the spacious rooms have en-suite bathrooms and a private veranda. They do face the Zambezi River although not all of them will have the view because of trees in front of buildings. Located near the reception is the business centre where guests can use computers with internet, although wireless internet is available all around the premises.

The restaurant, lounge area and bar face the magnificent Zambezi River so guests can lounge with an awesome view. In front of the lounge also is the swimming pool with sun beds, rolling evergreen lawn and the decks. These decks are wonderful and guests can enjoy drinks and meals while watching the river flow by. The never ending rising spray from the falls less than a kilometre downstream is clearly visible from these decks.

Guests at the Royal Livingstone are welcome to treat themselves in the health spa in the main area of the hotel, and in the gazebos near the river bank, as well as the gym. It is expensive to stay at this luxury hotel but then it is a beautiful and opulent 5 star hotel and is therefore suited to guests who are more concerned about the quality of their accommodation than the price.

Summary

• Luxury and opulent 5 star Sun International hotel opened in 2001
• Located along the Zambezi River on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls with views of the rising spray of the falls
• 173 rooms spacious en-suite rooms with private veranda
• Reception, gift/curio shop, business centre, lounge, bar, swimming pool, spa and gym for use by all guests

Accommodation at the Royal Livingstone Hotel

• 173 rooms in total
• 80 twin rooms
• 16 corner twin rooms
• 54 king rooms
• 17 corner king rooms
• 3 luxury suites
• 2 paraplegic rooms
• 1 presidential suite

All rooms have:
• En suite bathroom with shower, sink, bathtub and toilet
• Air conditioning and ceiling fan
• Coffee machines and mini bar
• Digital satellite TV
• Telephone with voicemail and international direct dial
• Cupboards with safe and chest of drawers
• Hair dryer
• Writing desk

Advantages

• Located right next to the Zambezi River, and a short walk from the Victoria Falls entrance
• 5 star Sun International experience
• Spacious grounds with beautiful views everywhere you go
• Zebra, impala and giraffe roam around the greater hotel grounds
• Includes spa treatment and gym use which are on the premises

Disadvantages

• Price

Dining

• Tea and coffee making facilities in each room
• Mini bar in each room
• The Travellers Bar and Royal Livingstone Dining Room in the main complex
• Room service available
• The Lounge (light meals and snacks)
• 2 sundecks (bar)
• Tables under the “Monkey Trees” (a la carte, dinners on request)
• The Royal Livingstone Express (a la carte on a steam train)
• An African Boma within walking distance
• High Tea (light meals and snacks)

Facilities and Services

• 5 star hotel with 173 rooms
• Main guest area consisting of the reception, spa, shop, bar, restaurant, lounge, swimming pool, terrace with sun beds, 2 decks near the Zambezi River bank
• Afternoon high tea
• Room service
• Butler service
• Banking facilities and credit card facilities
• Board rooms and conference rooms and wedding amenities
• Baby sitting and children’s programs
• Clinic services
• Wireless internet and communication facilities
• Parking
• Wheelchair access and 2 paraplegic rooms
• Laundry service
• Gift/curio shop and florist
• Gym, health spa and hair salon
• Star watcher for star gazing
• Shuttle service between The Royal Livingstone Hotel and the Zambezi Sun Hotel
• Complimentary entrance into the Victoria Falls park (Zambian side)

Children

Children under 2 years do not pay for accommodation. However, their meals are charged at discounted children’s rates. Children over 2 years are accommodated in their own room with a maximum of 2 children per room.

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Waterberry Zambezi Lodge

A simple, intimate and charming lodge on the Zambezi River shoreline, far from the crowds but near enough to enjoy other activities offered in Livingstone and Victoria Falls

Introduction

Waterberry Zambezi Lodge is a charming private lodge situated by the Zambezi River bank on the Zambian side of the river. Its location is on Old Constania Farm on Nakatindi Road, about 35km from the Victoria Falls park entrance on the Zambian side, and 30 minutes from Livingstone Town. Transfers are provided by the lodge to and from the Livingstone Airport.

Waterberry Zambezi Lodge has seven thatched cottages scattered within the complex with a main double storey lodge which faces the river. Each of the rooms has a name of a different bird and either faces the mighty Zambezi River or the small private lake at Waterberry Zambezi Lodge. The lake is home to various species of birds and wildlife including crocodiles and hippo. All rooms at the lodge have a private deck with wooden chairs and table, ideal for sundowners, relaxation, bird watching, or a private dinner which the lodge can arrange for guests.

Beautiful, luscious green lawns bring the lodge to life along with different animals and birds which can be spotted on the lodge grounds. Near the main lodge is a clear blue swimming pool with a small plunge pool safe for the younger guests. For relaxation in the main area of the complex, Waterberry Zambezi Lodge offers a floating deck with a view of the river, pontoons located right on the river banks, lounging on the terrace and lounge of the main lodge. Meals are simple, but a pleasure with a few dining options to choose from, from al fresco to picnics to bush dinners.

Guests are welcome to take a nature walk around the lodge and to the private lake. Other activities at the Waterberry Zambezi Lodge include half day fishing trips by boat with guides, fishing on the pontoon, all day and sunset boat cruises, picnics on the island on the Zambezi River, guided birding excursions, cultural visits to the nearby village, Livingstone Town tours, and tour of the largest waterfall in the world.

All in all, the Waterberry Zambezi Lodge is a great place for those who want to get away and not be too far out – it is not far from town, but not close enough to experience the hustle and bustle of Livingstone and Victoria Falls towns. On a Fully Inclusive basis, which is what most guests usually chose, the lodge offers plenty at a reasonable price. Guests may opt for the Bed and Breakfast rates which excludes activities and the other meals. Waterberry Zambezi Lodge staff is well versed in the area, activities and are there to offer advice whenever it is needed. Information booklets and an orientation are given when you get to the lodge.

Family vacations are ideal in this location, although safety is a bit of a concern since there is no fencing around the swimming pool, and animals (elephants, hippo, etc) do come and graze on the Waterberry Zambezi Lodge grounds. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes and clothes for excursions, and warm jackets especially for the early morning activities. Although there is electricity and a backup generator, you may want to bring a flash light and extra batteries as there are frequent power cuts in the area. In the summer months, loose clothing, lip balm, sun hats, sun screen, sun glasses and swimming attire are essential for your trip. The Zambezi is generally Malaria zone, so make sure you have taken preventative measures, and protect yourself with insect repellent and long sleeves in the evenings especially. Travel and health insurance is also a must.

 

Summary

• Private secluded lodge upstream from the Victoria Falls along the Zambezi River
• 35 km from Victoria Falls on the Zambian side of the border
• 30 minutes from Livingstone Town, transfers are provided
• Private dam home to several birds and animals
• Thatched cottages surrounding the main lodge and swimming pool
• Several areas for relaxation around the lodge, and for activities as well
• Good for family vacations – children are welcome

Accommodation at Waterberry Zambezi Lodge

• 7 thatched cottages either facing the river or the private lake
• Single, double and twin rooms

All rooms have:
• En suite bathroom
• Private terrace with table and chairs for relaxing or dining
• Mosquito nets
• Overhead fan
• Air conditioning
• Side tables and chest for extra storage
• Small safe
• Bath robes
• Hair dryer
• Tea/coffee making facilities

Advantages

• Activities inclusive for Fully Inclusive rates
• 3 Meals inclusive
• Private, spacious and in close proximity to Zambezi River
• Only 30 minutes from Livingstone town, transfers are provided
• 35km from Victoria Falls, transfers are provided
• Private dam gives guests opportunity to view birds and animals
• Great for couples, families or groups

Dining

• Dining room in main lodge
• Al fresco on the terrace by the main lodge
• Bush dinners
• Barbecues
• Private dinners can be arranged on the cottage terrace
• Tea, coffee and cookies are available all day in the main lodge
• Packed lunch for activities outside the lodge

Facilities and Services

• 220V electricity and backup generator
• Double-storey main lodge with lounge, dining room and bar
• Outside fire pit
• Floating deck near the river
• Laundry service
• Friendly guides and staff
• Credit card facility
• Wireless internet and mobile phone coverage
• Swimming pool
• Waterberry Zambezi Lodge Activities: Half day fishing trips by motor boat; Fishing by the river bank; Nature walks; Birding; Morning, daytime and sunset boat cruises on the Zambezi River; Picnics on nearby island; Visits to local village by boat; Victoria Falls trips (Zambian side only); Livingstone Town tours
• Rates are either Fully Inclusive (only excluding drinks) or Bed and Breakfast

Fully Inclusive Rates Include

• Accommodation
• Road transfer from Livingstone Airport
• 3 meals, tea, coffee, snacks and local beverages
• Waterberry Zambezi Lodge activities detailed above
• Laundry service

Fully Inclusive Rates Exclude

• Imported Drinks

Children

• Children are allowed. Extra caution is called for as swimming pool and area in front of the river is not fenced. There are animals that come to graze on the lodge grounds so keep a watchful eye.
• Children 12 and below pay 50% of adult rate and share room with adult.

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Tongabezi Lodge

A wonderfully romantic African getaway nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River, Tongabezi Lodge offers you a variety of houses to choose from, each with is own unique charm

Introduction

Situated in a dense forest on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River is a truly romantic treasure called Tongabezi Lodge. This exclusive lodge is located 18km upstream from the Victoria Falls on the Zambian side of the border. To get there, guests can arrange road transfer from Victoria Falls Airport (Zimbabwe), Kasane Airport (Botswana), Livingstone Airport (Zambia) or the Zambia-Zimbabwe Border. It is also near the Mosi oa Tunya National Park.

Guests at Tongabezi Lodge will feel well at home in a variety of accommodation options available there. The first of the rooms at Tongabezi is the Honeymoon House which has an open plan and direct view of the river. The house is complete with a private veranda with sun beds and a private garden. The Bird House also has an open plan and veranda with a deck for private dining. It is unique with a sunken bath perfect for winding down after a day of activities. A more secluded lodging which has its own hidden path is the Tree House. It literally feels like you are living within the Ebony tree which it is built around. Its open plan lets you experience the surroundings and the Zambezi River without you having to even leave your bed. It is slightly more enclosed and has a private deck closer to the river where you can enjoy sundowners or an intimate dinner. At the far end of the lodge is the Dog House where you are guaranteed views from every space in and around the house. The Dog House is one of the larger ones with a separate lounge and bar, and has large glass windows instead of walls. It is unique in that guests have their own private vehicle with a guide and a boat. On the other end of Tongabezi Lodge is the Nut House which is elevated on the Zambezi River bank. This house is enclosed with walls that let in light from every direction. It also has its own beautifully sparkling plunge pool out on the deck. Then there is the Garden House – ideal for a family lodging with a double room, master bedroom and lounge with dining room. The Garden House is home away from home, complete with a large green garden, a swimming pool. This house is not river-facing and is more private and safe so that the kids do not go to the river banks unattended. For guests who prefer a more normal lodging with closed fronts, there are five River Cottages which all have decks with sun beds to enjoy the view of the river.

The main communal building of Tongabezi Lodge is open-sided, facing the river with dining area with long table and lounge area. Dining is al fresco on the deck, in the dining area, or in private dining spots scattered around the lodge. Another shared area is The Lookout – a two storey open-fronted structure built on the deck right over the edge of the river. This is where guests can use the computers with internet, lounge and take in the view, or have a dinner party.

At Tongabezi Lodge, guests will experience real pampering in the bush. Besides the luxurious accommodation, there is a private valet who will take care of all your dining, activities and making sure that your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The lodge also offers a “San Pan” candle-lit dinner on a large wooden platform right in the middle of the Zambezi River, with your own waiter to tend to your meal. Spoil yourself at Tongabezi’s health spa which offers massages, reflexology and Shiatsu.

Other activities offered at Tongabezi Lodge include river cruises, canoe excursions, trips to the Victoria Falls, fishing trips, game drives, nature walks, shopping and cultural excursions. The lodge founded a school which it continues to support through its work at the lodge and contributions made by the guests of the lodge over the years. The lodge continues to support the community by employing mostly Zambian nationals, which also gives guests a taste of Zambian hospitality.

Tongabezi Lodge puts emphasis on romance, relaxation and rejuvenation. There aren’t very many animals in that particular area although you may get visits from hippo or elephants at the lodge. However, the Mosi oa Tunya National Park is close by and you may see animals during your game drive. Also, the price of staying at Tongabezi is on the high end, but you get real value for you money with all that is included in the rates.

Summary

• 18km upstream from Victoria Falls
• On the Zambian side of the Zambezi River
• Near Mosi oa Tunya National Park
• Unique housing options to choose from – each room with different designs and facilities
• Open-fronted main lodge, deck and Lookout building on deck
• Luxury facilities and services including valet
• Various lodge activities inclusive

Accommodation at Tongabezi Lodge

• 5 River cottages with the same basic design – these are close fronted with king-size bed
• 6 different rooms/houses
• The dog house – king-size beds; big enough for families and group of friends; private plunge pool; view of the river; raised deck; open plan; own guide, vehicle and boat
• The bird house – king-size bed; open plan; outside sunken bath
• The nut house – king-size bed; open plan; walled; private plunge pool; open shower; elevated
• The honeymoon house – king-size bed; high on top of the river bank; first house of the lodge; private garden with chairs; outside bath tub
• The garden house – perfect for families or small groups; one of the newer additions; three buildings (one double room, one master bedroom with double bed, lounge with dining room); private garden; swimming pool; faces garden and pool
• The tree house – king size bed; claw footed bath tub; most secluded of the houses
• Total capacity at Tongabezi Lodge is 36 people

All rooms have:
• Safe
• Air Conditioning
• Private deck
• En-suite bathrooms with lavatory and shower
• Fan
• Mosquito nets
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Clothes Press
• Fridge and mini bar
• Outside shower
• Fireplace
• Private lounge
• Personal valet

Advantages

• Very romantic getaway
• Beautiful secluded setting
• Less than 30 minutes from the Victoria Falls
• First class treatment with valet service, own guide for excursions
• Lots of activities included

Disadvantages

• Costly but with lots of value

Dining

• Dining is indoors and outdoors
• Ala carte menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Private dinners can be arranged on private deck, lodge pontoon or other areas of the lodge
• 24 hour room service
• Snacks, tea and coffee available throughout the day at main lodge

Facilities and Services

• Internet cafe
• Wireless internet
• Electricity supply
• Electricity supply
• The Lookout – lounges, dining, computers with internet
• Swimming pool
• Fire pit in communal area
• Spa treatment
• Valet
• Fire extinguishers around the lodge
• Full laundry service
• Credit card facilities
• Curio shop
• Airport shuttle (surcharge)
• Chauffer service
• 24 hour room service
• Friendly and helpful staff
• Activities desk
• Baby sitting service with prior arrangement
• Activities at Tongabezi
Lodge: Canoeing trip; Sunrise and sunset cruises on the Zambezi River; Lunch on local private island; Private dinners on pontoon in the middle of the river (with your personal waiter) – “San Pan” dinners; Village visits; Guided bush walks on local island; Game drives in the Mosi oa Tunya National Park (park fees surcharge); Fishing (equipment included); Victoria Falls visit (park fees surcharge); Gorge hike below the falls; Museum tour (Museum fee surcharge); Market visits/shopping trip. Other activities and transfers to those activities are booked at the client’s expense.

Fully Inclusive Rates Include

• Accommodation
• All meals, soft drinks, local beers, spirits and South African wines
• Tongabezi activities
• Transfers to and from Tongabezi activities detailed above
• Valet service
• Full laundry service

Fully Inclusive Rates Exclude

• Imported spirits
• Cost of Victoria Falls tour, and other non-Tongabezi activities
• Transfers to non-Tongabezi activities
• National park fees
• Airport transfers to and from Tongabezi Lodge

Children

• Children 7 and older are allowed
• Children under 14 years old pay 50% of adult rate unless they are in their own room
• Family houses are available (max 4 people)
• Child-minding service can be arranged
• Warning! There are no fences on the river’s edge at Tongabezi
Lodge and animals such as crocodile and hippo sometimes come out of the water to roam the grounds, so parents should keep their children close. The swimming pools also do not have fences and children should be watched at all times while swimming.

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Avani Victoria Falls Resort

A 3 star resort right beside the Zambezi River on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls

Introduction

The Avani Victoria Falls Resort is a sister hotel to the Royal Livingstone Hotel located a few hundred metres upstream of the Victoria Falls and Avani. This 3 star quality Minor Hotel Group (ex Sun International) establishment is located a few minutes walk from the Royal Livingstone in The Falls Resort, and is also right next to the Zambezi River, although the view of the river from the hotel is minimal. The hotel is on the Mosi oa Tunya Road on the Zambian side, and it is a 500m walk from the Victoria Falls themselves. Shuttle service to and from the falls is available at the hotel, as well as golf carts between the hotel and the Royal Livingstone.

Guests have a pick of 212 en-suite rooms at Avani Victoria Falls
Resort. All of the rooms have a private balcony and after refurbishments in
2016, they are characterised by a mixture of African and a touch Mediterranean
influence, with bright colours in the suites and lighter colours in the standard
rooms. Bathrooms also hint at native patterns blended with northern designs.

The grounds are expansive with all the facilities guests would
need from the reception at the entrance which attends to guest services, gift
and curio shop and florist, to a very large swimming pool, banking facilities
with Barclays Bank, a clinic, Kamp Kwena Children’s Club with baby sitting
services. Guests at Avani are welcome to use some of the Royal Livingstone
facilities such as the gym and hair salon. Similar to the ones at the Royal Livingstone Hotel,
there are gazebos where guests can enjoy relaxing massages and rubs. The Falls Resort
keeps a few zebra, impala and giraffes which guests will definitely spot when
they walk around.

There are a few dining options at the hotel. Room service is
available for all guests; Little Squires is a steakhouse which is near the
activities centre; the Theatre of Food is the buffet restaurant near the pool
area; the Pool Grill and Bar are on the other side of the pool; At the edge of
the resort is Kingfisher Braai area which is a barbeque site available for
functions on request. Their Boma is located on the path between the Avani
and the Royal Livingstone Hotels. This is a traditional African restaurant with
plenty of entertainment, fire place and grill only opens for dinners. The
hotel’s suites have a dining area for private dining within the rooms.

The Avani Victoria Falls Resort is very family friendly and caters for all
types of guests. The location in relation to the Victoria Falls is most
advantageous, and guests at Avani can visit the falls as many times as they like
without paying the National Parks fees. For 3 star accommodations, staying this hotel is a bit pricey.
However, the convenience, facilities and services offered at the resort make up
for it.

Summary

• 3 star Avani collection resort
• Refurbished rooms and public areas
• Located along the Zambezi River on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls
• 212 bright en-suite rooms some with private veranda
• Reception, gift/curio shop, business centre, steakhouse, restaurant, grill and
bar, swimming pool, spa and gym at the Royal Livingstone Hotel

Accommodation at Avani Victoria Falls Resort

• 212 rooms in total
• 102 double rooms
• 65 twin rooms
• 39 queen rooms
• 4 suites
• 2 paraplegic rooms

All rooms have:
• En suite bathroom with walk in shower, sink, bathtub and toilet
• Each has air conditioning
• Coffee and tea making facilities
• Digital satellite TV
• Telephone with international direct dial
• Storage space
• Safe
• Hair dryer
• Writing desk

Advantages

• Located right next to the Zambezi River, and minutes away from the Victoria
Falls entrance
• 3 star Avani experience
• Spacious grounds
• Zebra, impala and giraffe are kept in the area
• Hair salon and gym use which are at The Royal Livingstone Hotel

Dining

• Tea and coffee making facilities in each room
• Room service available
• Little Squires (grill/steakhouse – lunch and dinner)
• The Theatre of Food buffet restaurant (breakfast and meals)
• The Pool Grill and Bar (lunches, pre-dinner drinks and night caps)
• Crocodile Cafe (sandwiches and light meals)
• Kingfisher Braai area
• An African boma within walking distance
• Private bush dinners by the

Facilities and Services

• 3 star hotel with 212 rooms with en-suite bathrooms
• Main guest area consisting of the reception, shop, bar and grill area,
restaurant, swimming pool
• Room service
• Banking facilities (Barclays Bank) and credit card facilities (Visa,
MasterCard and American Express)
• Conference facilities and wedding services
• Kamp Kwena children’s centre and baby sitting services
• Clinic services
• Wireless internet, communication facilities and secretarial services
• Parking and security
• Cable car to and from jet boats
• Laundry services
• Wheelchair access and 2 paraplegic rooms
• Gift/curio shop and florist
• Sundeck, gym and hair salon at Royal Livingstone
• Shuttle service between Royal Livingstone and Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Children

• Children under 3 years do not pay for accommodation or buffet meals.
Children between 3 and 11 years pay 50% for buffet meals. Children 12 and
over pay full price for buffet meals.
• Children under 4 years old stay free of charge. Children aged between
4 and 12 years stay free of charge in a family room and those 13 and over
are considered adults and pay full price.
• A single parent staying with one or 2 children will be charged the single room rate.

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Ngoma Safari Lodge

Intimate 5 star safari lodge within the Chobe Forest Reserve

Introduction

Ngoma Safari Lodge is another Africa Albida Tourism gem, but one with a difference. The lodge, which opened in 2011, is community and privately owned and funded. This means that the people living in the area benefit in a variety of ways and locals are employed by the lodge.

The five star safari lodge is located in northern Botswana within the Chobe Forest Reserve on a small private concession, close to the Ngoma gate entrance of the Chobe National Park. Ngoma Safari Lodge is situated along the Chobe River, adjacent to the Caprivi floodplains, 55km from Kasane (a town in Botswana), 135km from the Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), and 7km from the Namibian border.

The Ngoma Safari Lodge has eight luxury suites in total, two of which are triples. Each room has 2 three-quarter size beds, which can be converted into a king-sized bed. The triples have an Indian day bed, which sleep one additional guest. All rooms are en-suite, and have a private outdoor shower as well. Each suite is equipped with a ceiling fan, air conditioning, mosquito nets, a mini-bar and a safe.

From each of the bedrooms and the private patio, which is on the outside of each luxury suite, there are breath-taking views of the plains and the Chobe River where you are likely to see groups of zebras, elephants, kudu, impala, sable, buffalo and other animals. Each suite has also has a private plunge pool.

In the common main area of Ngoma Safari Lodge, you will find the reception, as well as the dining room, sitting room and bar. Out on the deck, also with a splendid view of the plains and the river, is a plunge pool and separate seating area.

Activities to be enjoyed at Ngoma Safari Lodge include bird watching, game walks (accompanied by an armed guide), game drives (day or night), river cruises on the Chobe, as well as picnic lunches and sundowners. Some game drives and walks including the night drives are conducted on its own private concession but many of the game drives take you into the Chobe National Park through the Ngoma gate entrance.

Our Opinion

This is a truly 5 star luxury lodge which has been well designed and built with all the latest modern comforts and features. Its elevated position on a ridge offers breath-taking views across the Chobe floodplains. Being located close to the Ngoma gate on the western side of the Chobe National park is, in our opinion, a massive advantage as this end of the park has far less tourists than the very busy area around Kasane where most of the hotels and lodges are situated. For clarity Chobe in the peak season is a popular and busy park, but this side of the park has less tourists so here you will be able to enjoy a game viewing experience without the barrage of other game viewing vehicles on day trips. Being a small intimate lodge means that at Ngoma Safari Lodge, you will get a more personalised safari experience unlike Chobe Game lodge for instance which is essentially a big hotel.

The outstanding elevated views across the flood plains allow for game viewing right from your comfy bed or your own private patio. On the plains there is resident game all year round, but in the peak game viewing season from July to October, as the water recedes from the floodplains, literally thousands of animals can be seen on the plains below you – a truly remarkable privilege and spectacle.

Despite the fact that this lodge is situated far from the maddening crowd, Ngoma Safari Lodge still has easy access via a good tar road from Kasane. This transfer takes about an hour which in itself is a game drive where I would be highly surprised if you did not see elephant and other species.

We would highly recommend staying at this lodge for the reasons we have given above.

Summary

• Opened 2011, community and privately owned
• Located in northern Botswana near the Botswana-Namibia border, 135km from the Victoria Falls
• Eight en-suite luxury suites with private outdoor patio with table and chairs, private pool, and outside shower
• Suites equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, mosquito net, mini bar and safe
• Dining room, sitting room and bar in main common area, with pool, sundeck and seating area in the back
• Outdoor activities include birding, game walks and drives, cruising on the Chobe River, picnic lunches and sun downers, within their private concession and the Chobe National Park

Accommodation at Ngoma Safari Lodge

• Eight safari suites, 2 of them triples
• Three-quarter bed with king size option

All rooms have:
• En-suite bathroom, his and her wash basins, and shower
• Air conditioning, ceiling fans, mosquito nets, mini bar and safe
• Private outdoor patio with table and chairs, private pool, and outside shower

Dining

• Mini bar, tea and coffee facilities for each suite
• Guest dining room and bar in the main area of the lodge
• Fine dining
• Room service

Facilities and Services

• 5 star bush lodge
• Private pool and outside area for each suite
• Main guest area consisting of the reception, sitting room, dining room, bar, swimming pool, deck with outside seating
• Internet and communication facilities
• Secure parking
• Wedding and honeymoon facilities
• Wheelchair accessible
• Airport shuttle
• Laundry service

Fully Inclusive Rates include

• Accommodation
• Full Board
• All house beverages
• Laundry
• Scheduled activities
• Road transfers from Kasane or Kazungula borders
• Park fees and community levy

Fully Inclusive Rates exclude

• Premium beverages
• Shop purchases
• Private vehicle activities
• Gratuities

Children

No children under the age of 10 unless if you are block-booking the entire lodge, in which case each child pays 65% of the adult sharing rate.

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Zambezi Queen

Moored on the northern banks of the Chobe River, the Zambezi Queen offers luxury sailing – traversing 25km of the river in unsurpassed elegance and comfort … a unique African river safari

Introduction

Moving along the banks of the great Chobe River, Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42-metre long luxury houseboat offering unparalleled sophistication in one of the most remote locations on the planet. Best of all, as a guest on the vessel, you can enjoy a truly unique and adventurous river safari holiday while still being surrounded by complete comfort and elegance.

Each of the 14 suites on the vessel features air-conditioning and your own private balcony, where you can enjoy unobstructed views of the Chobe River and African landscape beyond. Wake up to the sight of an elephant drinking from the river, or watch a fish eagle take flight – all from the comfort of your own luxurious bed.

Unlike a land-based lodge, Zambezi Queen navigates roughly 25km of the Chobe River, allowing you to explore different vantage points and enjoy unparalleled game viewing. In fact, the banks of the Chobe River boast one of the densest populations of elephant on the African continent. The Chobe National Park on one side of the river is also home to a large number of buffalo, leopard and lion, along with a variety of antelope and abundant birdlife.

Built in the early 1990s, Zambezi Queen was first designed to carry guests on extended journeys from Katima Mulilo down the Chobe and Zambezi rivers and back. However, the sheer size of the vessel made navigating difficult, and shortly after her inception, Zambezi Queen ended up moored along the river bank, eventually becoming a floating hotel to visitors to the Caprivi Region of Namibia. In 2014, Zambezi Queen was grouped with her three Chobe Princesses to form the Zambezi Queen Collection, a stable of luxury houseboats that capture the true spirit and adventure of Africa.

All suites within the Zambezi Queen come with en-suite bathrooms (shower only) and full length sliding shutters for both privacy and protection from the sun. Hairdryers, toiletries, gowns and slippers are provided for your comfort, while electronic safes in each room are ideal for storing your valuables. All suites accommodate two adults, and two of the larger standard suites can take a maximum of three adults. Suites can be configured with either one double or two single beds.

Several environmentally friendly standards have been set on the
Zambezi Queen. They run the latest, most fuel efficient and lowest emission
generators during the day. After 22h00, the entire boat switches over to the
battery power through the night. Hot water is provided by a solar heating system
on-board the vessel and energy-saving lights are installed through the vessel.
All cleaning detergents and amenities on the houseboats are biodegradable, and
they use an eight-stage river water purification plant for water in showers,
taps and the pool. A water jet propulsion system replaces the conventional
propeller system causing no damage to the riverbed and/or fauna and flora.

A stay on-board Zambezi Queen is a different kind of safari. It’s the kind where you get to decide if you want to be up with the birds, or prefer to laze all morning watching game from the comfort of your bed. The itinerary is flexible so while there are a range of activities on offer, you can choose just how much you want to pack into your holiday or how relaxed you want to be. The houseboat offers 2 and 3 night itineraries, as well as 4 night sailing dates in October and December.

Summary

• 5-star luxury houseboat which sails on the Chobe River
• Comfortable suites with views of the Chobe River and surrounding landscape
• Large herds of big game can be seen from the houseboat
• Used to carry guests from Katima Mulilo all the way down to the Zambezi River
• Part of a collection of houseboats which include three Chobe Princess vessels
• Eco-friendly houseboats
• 2, 3 and 4 night itineraries

Accommodation on the Zambezi Queen

• 14 suites in total with either a double bed or two single beds
• 10 standard suites – can accommodate 2 adults
• 4 master suites which are larger than the standard suites, and have larger balconies – can
accommodate up to 3 adults
• 2 of the rooms are triples, which can accommodate a third adult or child sharing with parents
All rooms have:
• En-suite bathroom with toilet, wash basins, and shower
• Air conditioning
• Standing fan
• Mosquito proof windows
• Large sliding doors in front and on the side
• Outer deck
• Hair dryers
• Electronic safe
• Guest amenities

Advantages

• Excellent location on the Chobe River, with views of the Chobe National Park
• Luxury accommodation and facilities
• Great rates that are fully inclusive

Dining

• A set dining room on the upper deck of the houseboat is where meals are served.
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner are inclusive in the rate.
• A bar is also on the upper deck. Local beverages are inclusive.

Facilities and Services

• Common area with lounge, bar and dining room
• Plunge pool on the upper entertainment deck with views of the Chobe wilderness
• The lower level contains a gift shop and a Guest Relations desk
• Limited wi-fi connection and Mobile access is available
• Tender boats for excursions
• Curio shop and reception in the lower deck
• There are two outside areas on the top deck, one aft which provides a shaded area with comfortable seating and the other on the
fore deck, including a pool and sun bathing area
• 220V electricity powered by generators and battery
Activities: Game viewing by river safari; Tiger and Bream fishing in
season; Birding safaris; Cultural excursions to a Namibian village

Fully Inclusive Rates Include

• Accommodation on board Zambezi Queen
• All meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee & tea, beer & wine throughout your stay
• Activities
• Road Transfers to & from Kasane Airport and Kasane Immigration Office on the Botswana side of the Chobe River on Zambezi Queen Arrival & Zambezi Queen Departure Day

Fully Inclusive Rates Exclude

• Air tickets
• Alcoholic beverages (such as bubbly, spirits & dessert wines)
• Additional transfers to/from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia of any of the Kasane Lodges
• A land-based half- day 4×4 game viewing in Botswana’s Chobe National Park (passport required). This game drive can only be done on the arrival or departure day depending on your arrangements

Children

• Children 7 years of age and above are welcome
• Triple rooms are available for kids sharing with their parents (Max 1 child per suite) – a third single bed which can be used for either a 3rd Adult
or 1 child (aged 7 to 15 Years)
• One Child sharing with One Adult, Child receives a 20% discount off the applicable adult rate
• One Child sharing with Two Adults, Child receives a 50% discount off the applicable adult rate
• Children 16 years and above are considered adults
• There are no special activities or meals for children

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David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa

An outstanding 5 star safari lodge and spa on the bank of the Zambezi River in Zambia

Introduction

The David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa is located about 9km from the Victoria Falls on the Zambian side of the upper Zambezi River. Shuttle services are available to and from the falls and Livingstone town. Opened in 2008, the safari lodge is a few minutes off the Mosi oa Tunya Road within the Mosi oa Tunya National Park which is managed by the Zambia Wildlife Authority. This means that guests must pay the national park fees for each day that they stay at the lodge. However, this means that guests do have access to the park if they wish to go on game drives.

David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa has 77 beautiful and comfortable en-suite luxury rooms with a private balcony, all of which face the Zambezi River. The executive suites are fully equipped with a separate lounge/entertainment area, and have a Jacuzzi bath as well. Guests can enjoy the services in the health spa and the gym which offers personal training. These facilities are inclusive. Staying at the lodge is costly and suitable for those who are willing to spend a lot of money.

The safari lodge has beautiful luscious gardens, a swimming pool and terrace all facing the river. Docked on the shores is The Lady Livingstone cruise boat which belongs to the safari lodge. This 144 passenger, 3 deck boat offers David Livingstone Safari Lodge
and Spa guests sunset cruises with light meals, snacks and drinks for an additional fee. Dining options at the lodge include the Kalai Restaurant which serves Afro-Arabian cuisine and the Ujiji Bar.

Summary

• 5 star safari lodge located 5km from the Victoria Falls, opened 2008
• Located along the Zambezi River on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls
• Transfers available to the Victoria Falls and Livingstone town
• 77 en-suite rooms, 5 suites, 72 standard rooms
• River facing rooms
• The Lady Livingstone cruise boat with a maximum capacity of 144 people

Accommodation at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa

• 77 rooms in total
• 72 standard rooms: 3 inter-leading for family rooms, 2 for people with disability
• 5 suites with private entertainment area, separate toilet and Jacuzzi

All rooms have:
• En suite bathroom with shower, sink, bathtub and toilet
• Air conditioning
• Coffee and tea making facilities
• Digital satellite TV
• Telephone
• Storage space
• Mini-bar
• Wireless internet
• 24 hour room service
• Safe
• Hair dryer
• Writing desk

Advantages

• Located right next to the Zambezi River
• 5 star safari lodge
• Spacious grounds
• Lady Livingstone cruise boat available for David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa guests
• Health Spa and gym use inclusive
• Access to the Mosi oa Tunya National Park

Disadvantages

• National park fees not included
• 10% service fees for meals not included
• $10 per person bed levy not included in the charge

Dining

• Tea and coffee making facilities in each room
• Room service available
• Kalai Restaurant
• Ujiji Bar
• Breakfast buffet on the Gwembe Terrace
• The Lady Livingstone

Facilities and Services

• 5 star safari lodge with 77 rooms with en-suite bathrooms and private balcony
• Main guest area consisting of the reception, shop, bar, restaurant, terrace, swimming pool
• 24 hour room service
• Credit card facilities (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
• Conference and boardroom facilities, and wedding services
• Baby sitting service
• 24 hour reception
• Wireless internet
• Secure Parking
• 24 hour laundry service
• Wheelchair access and 2 accessible rooms
• Gift shop
• Health Spa and gym inclusive for all guests
• Activity centre
• Lady Livingstone river cruise
• Shuttle service to Livingstone town, Livingstone Airport

Children

Children under 12 do not pay for accommodation provided they are accompanied by an adult. Meals are discounted to 50% of the adult rate.

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Chobe Game Lodge

The only permanent Lodge situated inside the Chobe National Park

Introduction

Being the only permanent lodge located within
the Chobe National Park in Botswana, Chobe Game Lodge has a distinct
edge over the many other lodges situated outside of the park. All the
other lodges are located together in the town of Kasane, but this lodge is on it’s own, surrounded by national park with stunning views
over the Chobe River and it’s flood plains which are traditionally
teaming with animals and birdlife.

It is a luxury lodge as is reflected in
the prices. Here you will be totally pampered, enjoy fantastic cuisine,
sleep in absolute luxury and have the safari experience of a lifetime.
It’s reputation speaks for itself, probably gaining initial notoriety
when Liz Taylor and Richard Burton got remarried here in the 1970’s. The
Moorish architecture and lush tranquil gardens at Chobe Game Lodge, I
must say do give it a
rather splendid feel.

It’s a large lodge accommodating up to 94 guests in 47 bedrooms so although
the staff are extremely hospitable friendly and accommodating it is not the same
intimate experience that one would have in an exclusive 20 bed safari camp, but
for some that is not what they want and prefer the luxury of a larger
established hotel.

As Chobe Game Lodge is right on the river they
can offer both land and water based activities. A choice of morning and
afternoon, drives and river cruise are all included in the price. Being
inside the park gives you more game viewing time than those lodges based outside the park.

Chobe National Park is famous for having the largest elephant
concentrations in Africa. In the dry season (July to October) not only do
these enormous herds of elephant gather but also large herds of buffalo congregate along the
Chobe River’s fertile flood plains which has the only water and
grazing in the area. Sightings of
giraffe, sable, roan antelope, painted dog, lion, red lechwe and puku are
also common to mention just a few.

During the green season (Dec to April) much of this
game disperses inland, natures way of allowing the floodplains to
restore themselves. However resident game is always present, just not in
the intense volume of the dry season. The green season has the advantage
of seeing hundreds of newly born plains game and an absolute profusion of plant
life.

Accommodation prices at Chobe Game Lodge vary through out the year according to the seasons and the peak tourism
times. Green season rates literally being half the cost of the peak season.

Some trip advisor reviews rave about the game guides others say they are
appalling. My view on this is that Chobe Game Lodge is "a hotel in a game park". One of the
best game parks in Africa which teams with game in the dry season and the game
viewing therefore speaks for itself. Guiding here however I believe will not be
of the same standard as in a smaller exclusive safari camp, which offer a more
intense wildlife experience.

Summary

• Quick and easy access to the Chobe National Park as it is the only lodge located within the park.
• Exclusive riverside location with stunning views over the Chobe
river and it’s flood plains
• Large Lodge with 47 bedrooms all of which have river facing views
• Expensive, luxury lodge (5 star) with a strong reputation.
• Well known for it’s outstanding cuisine
• Championship sized billiard
table, well stocked reference library, gym and beauty salon.
• All inclusive in-house land and water based game activities
• Accommodation prices vary considerably according to the seasons

Accommodation at Chobe Game Lodge

• 43 Standard rooms
• 4 Exclusive Suites with a separate lounge and private plunge pool
• A total of 94 guests can be accommodated

All rooms have:
• Private terraces
• Suites have their own plunge pool
• All rooms are stylishly decorated with paintings and original
African carvings

River facing views (in some rooms natural bush does obscure a clear
river view)

Air conditioning

Overhead fans

Complimentary mini-bar

En-suite bathrooms

Advantages

• Only lodge in the Chobe National Park
• Absolute luxury
• Great additional facilities (salon, gym, library, billiard table)
• Lovely location with great views of the Chobe River and
Caprivi floodplain
• Direct access to Chobe National Park which is home to thousands of elephants, buffalo
and other wildlife
• Can accommodate large numbers of people for weddings,
conferences etc.

Dining

Game Lodge is well renowned for it’s copious amounts of excellent
food. These buffet meals are served at either the terrace restaurant in
the main complex overlooking the Chobe River or on the grassy banks of
the riverside Boma where
there is also traditional dancers in the evening to entertain you.
Private romantic dinners under the stars can be arranged for special
occasions. These really do add a memorable touch to a honeymoon,
birthday or anniversary.

Facilities and Services

• All inclusive land and water based game viewing activities.
• Drives are in 4×4 vehicles with open sides to ensure greater
visibility, river cruises are in
small but highly manoeuvrable, shallow draft boats.
• Mosi-oa-Tunya the double-decker river
cruiser offers evening sunset cruises on the Chobe river, stargazing
on the upper deck is a treat
• In-house beautician
and beauty salon
• Gym
• Broadband internet
access is available at the Thwene bar at an additional cost
• Adequate cell phone signal is available around most of the grounds,
but the use of modern technology is not encouraged and not allowed in
public areas or on game drives
• Stylish cigar bar (Thwene bar) with a champion
sized billiard table
• Well-stocked reference library with lounge
and terrace.
• Well stocked curio shop
• Large swimming pool
• Electricity is available 24 hours a day so electrical equipment can be recharged in guest rooms.

Fully equipped and air conditioned conference room catering for up to
100 people
• Visa and MasterCard accepted

Children

Children of all ages are welcome however families with children under
six years old will be asked to book private activities at an
additional cost. Under 15 year olds must share accommodation
with a parent, however this is not available or possible in a suite. No childcare or babysitting service
is provided and children remain the responsibility
of their parents at all times.

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Chobe Princesses

Guests on the Chobe Princesses can expect a flexible and personalised safari experience on small but luxurious houseboat, enjoying 50km of the Chobe River with views of the African wild

Introduction

With only a small number of guests per boat and no set itinerary or departure dates, staying in one of the three Chobe Princesses is like being on your very own luxury houseboat. The entire boat can also be booked exclusively, giving you your very own private villa on the water. As you drift down the Chobe River and spot incredible wildlife scenes, you’ll be able to completely relax in an intimate river safari experience.

Each houseboat has a minimum of three smaller “tender” boats for use on daily excursions that take your fancy: mark off over 450 bird species found in this wetland paradise, try your hand at landing a tiger fish, or capture Africa’s unique beauty on a photographic safari. Whatever you choose to do, your day trips will be personal and flexible because you’ll be sharing the tender boats with a small number of guests. Alternatively, simply laze on a deck chair with an ice-cold drink in hand as you soak up the tranquility that surrounds you.

Each cabin on board the Chobe Princesses is tastefully decorated in a contemporary style, and each has its own private view onto the ever-changing landscapes beyond. As you lie on your king-sized bed, spot an elephant grazing on the riverbank nearby, or see a fish eagle diving for its prey. On the upper entertainment deck, a spacious lounge and bar area encourages you to take time out while there’s also a plunge pool that’s perfect for a refreshing dip. After a day spent doing as you please, fall asleep with the calls of hyena or even a lion drifting through the open doors of your cabin.

As you lie in bed and drink in your striking surroundings, you’ll find it very hard to leave the comfort of your cabin on board one of our luxury Chobe Princess houseboats. Tasteful decor cleverly combines local flavour with contemporary design, and the overall focal point is the large sliding window that frames the changing African landscapes perfectly.

Two of the 18-metre Chobe Princesses contain four cabin suites, while the third is slightly larger with five suites. Each cabin sleeps two people – either in a king-sized bed, or in two single beds if you prefer. Along with air-conditioning, cabins are fitted with mosquito-proofed windows and en-suite bathrooms with a shower, toilet and basin. Luxurious toiletries are provided for your comfort, as well as insect
repellent for a peaceful night’s sleep. Hairdryers are available on request.

Head to the upper entertainment deck of your luxury houseboat and relax in the spacious lounge and bar, as you take time to simply sit back and soak up the scenery. This deck also has an open-air dining area where you can enjoy superb seasonal meals prepared by experienced chefs.

Want to cool off? Take a dip in the plunge pool before unwinding on a sun lounger with an ice-cold drink served all day from our bar. Our lounge area comes with oversized leather couches, tables and chairs that are the perfect place from which to enjoy a spot of game viewing or simply to spend time with family and friends. As night draws in, enjoy some unforgettable stargazing under a vast African sky.

A major feature of the Chobe National Park is the elephants, whose resident population is estimated to be over 120 000. You’ll also be able to see large herds of buffalo, and if you’re lucky, rare sightings like herds of Roan Antelope and Sable. Besides the land and water-based mammals, this is also a birdwatcher’s paradise and you can expect to encounter over 450 species.

Because the Chobe Princesses are smaller vessels, they traverse about 50km of the Chobe River, as opposed to the Zambezi Queen, which traverses a shorter distance of about 25 kilometres. This doesn’t mean that either one is a better or worse game viewing experience – it’s just that the pace at which you move is different. Each day, you’ll stop at different mooring spots in the afternoon where you’ll stay for the night.

Several environmentally friendly standards have been set on the
Chobe Princesses. They run the latest, most fuel efficient and lowest emission generators during the day. After 22h00, the entire boat switches over to the battery power through the night. Hot water is provided by a solar heating system on-board the vessel and energy-saving lights are installed through the vessel. All cleaning detergents and amenities on the houseboats are biodegradable, and they use an eight-stage river water purification plant for water in showers, taps and the pool. A water jet propulsion system replaces the conventional propeller system causing no damage to the riverbed and/or fauna and flora.

Summary

• No set itinerary or departure dates
• Daily excursions possible with three
tender boats for each houseboat
• Comfortable, luxurious and tastefully
decorated cabins in contemporary style
• Only a few rooms per houseboat
• Set on the Chobe River in an area with excellent game viewing and vast bird
species
• Entertainment deck
with lounge, dining area and bar

Environmentally friendly houseboats

Accommodation Aboard the Chobe Princesses

• Two of the Chobe Princesses have four cabin suites while one houseboat has five
• King beds are the standard, although twin options are available at time of booking

All rooms have:
• En-suite bathroom with toilet, wash basins, and shower
• Air conditioning
• Mosquito proof windows
• Large sliding windows with river views
• Hair dryers (on request)
• Guest amenities, including mosquito repellent

Advantages

• Excellent location on the Chobe River, home to great game and birding
• Luxury facilities
• Great rates that are fully inclusive
• Small, intimate houseboats provide privacy

Dining

• A set dining area on the middle deck of the houseboat is where meals are served
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner are inclusive in the rate
• High tea is not at a set time, but tea and coffee making facilities, and snacks are available throughout the day

Facilities and Services

• Common area with lounge, bar and dining room
• Plunge pool on the entertainment deck with views of the Chobe wilderness
• Tea and coffee making facilities available throughout the day in the lounge area
• Semi-covered deck with sun loungers on the second level
• Three tender boats for each houseboat available for activities
• 220V electricity powered by generators and battery
Activities: Game viewing by river safari; Fishing; Birding; Photo safaris (am and pm); Cultural excursions to a Namibian village

Fully Inclusive Rates Include

• Accommodation
• All meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee & tea, ciders, beers & house wine throughout your stay on the Chobe Princesses
• Activities
• All fuel and equipment hire (e.g. fishing rods, lures, etc)
• All fishing licenses
• Road Transfers to & from Kasane Airport to Kasane Immigration Office on the Botswana side of the Chobe River
• Boat transfers between Kasane Immigration Office in Botswana and Namibia Immigration Office
• Boat transfers between Namibia Immigration Office and the Chobe Princess

Fully Inclusive Rates Exclude

• Air tickets and visa costs
• Travel insurance
• Evacuation cover
• Alcoholic beverages (such as gin, rum, brandy, whisky, dessert wines & sparkling wines)
• Additional transfers to/from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia or any of the Kasane Lodges
• A land-based 4×4 game viewing in Botswana’s Chobe National Park

Children

• Children of all ages are welcome
• Only one child under the age of 7 can share a suite with two adults (subject to availability)
• Children 13 years and older are considered adults and will be charged the adult rate
• There are no special activities or meals for children

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Chobe Safari Lodge

Conveniently located on the boundary of the Chobe National Park overlooking the Chobe River, this excellent lodge with plenty of facilities is a perfect place to stay whilst exploring this region…

Introduction

Chobe Safari Lodge is a magnificent and well established lodge located in Kasane, Botswana, on the banks of the Chobe River on the southern edge of the Namibian Caprivi Flats and bordering the Chobe National Park. Close by, where the four countries of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe meet in the middle of the Zambezi River.

Recently refurbished, the lodge’s large central thatched building includes a
cocktail bar and viewing deck area, surrounding a large swimming pool and
overlooking the river. The lodge’s restaurant offers a choice of cooked or
continental breakfast, daily light lunch a la carte menu or buffet lunch options
and buffet dinners with wide variety of choice, from exotic game meats to
vegetarian dishes.

Chobe Safari Lodge offers various accommodation options to suit all needs. The newest
additions to the lodge complex are the luxury safari room units, offering twin
and family combinations. Each individually decorated room offers
air-conditioning, en-suite bath and shower and private patio overlooking the
river.

The river wing, attached to the main complex buildings, includes luxurious
twin-bed river rooms and family rooms, all including air conditioning and large
en-suite bathrooms. The river complex has its own riverside gardens and both
upstairs and downstairs units have private patios.

Another option are the traditional thatched rondavels, detached units comprising
of bedroom and en-suite bathrooms, with ceiling fans and located close to the
river a short walk from the main complex.

Finally Chobe Safari Lodge’s campsite offers serviced camping spots, with its own power
point and nearby toilet facilities.

Two bars are located on the complex giving guests a choice between the Sedudu
Bar which overlooks the river and floodplains and is a great spot for riverside
sun-downers or Cocktail Bar overlooking Caprivi flood plain.

Game viewing by boat along the Chobe River is highly rewarding, with large
numbers of elephant, buffalo, antelope, hippo, crocodile and a rich and varied
bird life. Cruise options include game viewing and sunset trips, or dine under
the stars enjoying a three course menu whilst listening to the night sounds of
hippo.

Summary

• Well established lodge with great reputation
• Riverside setting neighbouring Chobe National Park
• Variety of accommodation options from luxury rooms to camping
• Affordably priced accommodation especially for families
• Not in the same category as the smaller, exclusive and highly priced lodges
• Central complex area that includes Terrace Restaurant offering fine cuisine catering to all diets and needs and including local traditional dishes, large dining area and swimming pool
• Close proximity to Victoria Falls International Airport, Livingstone International Airport and Kasane International Airport
• Lodge operated Game viewing activities

Advantages

• Chobe safari lodge is a well established lodge with high standards of service
• Variety of accommodation options – luxury to camping
• Affordably priced especially for families
• Riverside location neighbouring Chobe National Park
• Lodge operated game drive and river cruise options

Dining

• Newly built restaurant with indigenous flavours of Africa serving A la carte and Buffet style meals

Facilities and Services

• Cocktail bar with its own viewing deck
• Pool deck with new enlarged swimming pool
• Entertainment lounge with a viewing deck
• Health and Beauty Salon
• Curio & Craft Shop
• Squash Court
• Activities & Transfers Office
• Internet Hot Spots

Baby sitting facilities
• Laundry service

Game Viewing Facilities

• Game drives in 9-seater game viewing vehicles
• Game viewing cruises, Private boat cruises,
• Victoria Falls day trip, Okavango Delta day trip,
• Namibian Village walk, Scenic Flights,
• Fishing, Reptile Park visits, Birding,
• Transfers, Local Flights,

Children

• Children of all ages are welcome
• Activities and meals – Ages 5 yrs and under – Free
• 6 to 11 yrs – reduced rates, 50% of package rate
• +12yrs normal rate

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TEMBO HOTEL

LOCATION:
Tembo
Hotel, located at the heart of the Zanzibar
town, surrounded by historical buildings at the seafront is designed to offer
a delightful appearance of sunset in the Indian Ocean and a true picture of Zanzibar by night. The
19th Century restored Tembo Hotel is ornamented with Oriental and Zanzibar
traditional furniture and antiques which are rarely seen in the
islands.   It is only 15 minutes drive from Zanzibar airport and 5 minutes from the
harbour. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
All 30 rooms are fully air conditioned with hot and
cold showers, and telephone facilities.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
There
is a snack bar out by the pool, which is quite a nice location. As we said
before, this is a dry hotel too, so don’t get thinking about a cold beer
whilst you sit there in the shade by the pool.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The Hotel has a  swimming pool.

 

 

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MBWENI
RUINS

LOCATION: 
On the outskirts of Stone
Town, on the beach, is a magnficent botanical garden, popular with
romantics. Within this spectacular and secluded setting lies the Protea
Hotel Mbweni Ruins, 7km south of Stone Town, offering easy access to
spice plantations, the Jozani Forest and East Coast beaches.


NUMBER OF ROOMS
& DESCRIPTION:

Accommodation is exclusive (no more than 30 GUESTS), with breathtaking
views of the Indian Ocean and the gardens, which are home to a vast
variety of birds and butterflies, before leading down to the beach where
mangroves sprout out from the sea.
Mbweni offers 13 air-conditioned suites, each furnished in distinctive
Zanzibar style, with oriental rugs, mosquito nets and four-poster beds,
which echo the many cultural flavours that have infuenced the Swahili
Coast.
The Baobab Suite is perfect for honeymoons, and forf that extra special
treat. This spacious suite, complete with kig-sized four-poster bed, has
its own rooftop terrace with spectacular views over the ocean, the ruins
and the garden, which is vibrant with the colour of the frangipani,
hibiscus and oleander.
The rooms are situated in a picturesque setting dotted with palm trees
and a kaleidoscope of exotic plant life. Each suite is located close to
the attractive swimming pool and secluded beach and has a balcony
overlooking the sea.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:

Paths through the gardens lead to the cliff-top where the bar and
Raintree restaurant are situated, offering refreshing drinks, excellent
cuisine and impressive views over the grounds and the Indian Ocean. From
the terrace of the Sundowner Bar, Guests can gaze at the spectacular
sunset whilst sipping a gin and tonicm a Pimms or our uniquely blended
Zanzibar punch. Alternatively, we stock a variety of East African beers,
cocktails and a selection of South African wines.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:

Facilities include a beautiful swimming pool and a bar and restaurant on
the clifftop, overlooking the ocean. Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins magically
blends the living experience of Zanzibar`s historic past with modern-day
luxury and comfort. Here, the weary visitor can relax and pamper
themselves whilst enjoying nature`s true beauty.

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CHAVDA
HOTEL

LOCATION: 
Located
in the heart of Stone
Town
makes it ideal as
you are within walking distance of all amenities. They have a pleasant
restaurant and bar on the rooftop which provides good views of Stone Town and the ocean. The breakfasts
here are recommended. The hotel is very comfortable with some very laid back
staff. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
40 air-conditioned, self-contained rooms, with hot and cold shower,
telephone, satellite TV, mini bar, and safe box.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The hotel features two beautiful rooftop restaurants,
one having a bar, from where you have stunning views over Stonetown and the
nearby Indian Ocean.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The
hotel is in the center of Stone
Town
, and all
facilities needed are accessible from here.

 

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HOTEL INTERNATIONAL

LOCATION: 
Ideally
situated near to Stone
Town
‘s bustling market
and under new management, Hotel International offers comfortable and spacious
accommodation in twenty well-appointed guest-rooms.  Zanzibar town’s
historic tourist attractions including the old Slave Market, Arab Fort, House
of Wonders, Peace Memorial Museum, Stone Town Cultural Centre and many others
are all within walking distance of the hotel, making this the perfect
starting point for your visit to this tropical paradise. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Our guestrooms are airy and light, larger than the norm for Stone Town
Standard facilities in all rooms include:
Private balcony, En-suite bathroom with hot water, bathtub & shower
Air-conditioning, Satellite TV, Personal refrigerator and Hair-dryer.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
It has two excellent restaurants.  Local and international cuisine
is served on the ground-level whilst Swahili dinners are a regular favourite
in our rooftop restaurant.  Enjoy an authentic and delicious taste of Zanzibar with a superb view of the sun going down over
the magical scenery of Stone
Town
.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Hotel International has a bureau de change.

 

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BEYT AL CHAI

LOCATION: 
Perfectly
located on the famous Kelele
Square
the Beyt Al Chai, the Inn allows you to
experience the ambiance of the famous Stone
Town while uniquely allowing you to
find the peace and tranquility of over looking a beautiful grassy square
filled with hibiscus and tamarind trees to the Indian
Ocean
beyond. Can be reached by Road from Zanzibar airport in 10 minutes.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Built on 3 floors, this traditional house was at one time a tea house (where
its name comes from). Perfectly located on the famous Kelele Square the Beyt Al Chai, The
Zanzibar Stone Town Inn allows you to experience the ambiance of the famous Stone Town
while uniquely allowing you to find the peace and tranquillity of over
looking a beautiful grassy square filled with hibiscus and tamarind trees to
the Indian Ocean beyond. Only a few paces
form the sea, the house is cool and breezy and the top floor bedrooms have a
wonderful sea view. Experience the breathtaking sunsets of the Stone Town from the comfort of your room!
The hotel has 2 Sultan Rooms of about 40sqm each, with private
bathrooms and a superb sea view to admire while relaxing during the day or
with a drink at sunset 
– 3 Prince Rooms: +/- 25sqm, with private bathroom and separate dressing
room;
– 1 Princess Room: this room is slightly smaller but as original as the
others and has a good size bathroom with direct entrance from the room.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Beyt Al Chai are in easy walking distance to all the attractions
of Zanzibar
town and in the evenings all the restaurants are nearby.
ACTIVITIES:
Touring stone town at leisure

 

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SHOOTING STAR

LOCATION: 
Shooting
Star Lodge is located on the north east coast of Zanzibar,
about five kilometres to the north of the fishing village of Kiwengwa.
It sits on a hill above the back of the beach , looking out over a beautiful
palm-lined arc of white sand and turquoise lagoon beyond.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The best rooms here are the Sea View Cottages, which are built to the south
of the main area in two staggered rows, allowing each cottage to benefit from
the stunning view. These rooms are simple yet stylish, all with private
bathrooms, showers, hot and cold running water, ceiling or bedside fans and
Zanzibarian four poster beds with mosquito nets as pictured opposite.
The Garden Lodge Rooms, located on the northern side of and slightly behind
the main areas, are housed within a single structure and do not have the
outlook or feel. We would only recommend that you use these rooms if the
cottages were full.
The original Beach Bandas are still in place. They do enjoy a nice position
above the beach, but they are pretty rudimentary. Prices are from around $15
per person, but we do not usually take advance bookings because we feel that
customers should take a look around before deciding to staying there.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The food at Shooting Star is to a good standard, using the superb local
produce to create a wide range of dishes, many of which are authentically
Zanzibarian. Seafood obviously predominates, but other alternatives are
available.
All meals are taken in the main restaurant, generally most guests staying at
the lodge will pull a few tables together at dinner and get to telling safari
stories. More private romantic dinners for two can also be arranged.
We suggest that you just stay on a breakfast and dinner rate as it will leave
you free to take lunch out if you trip into Stonetown for the day.
The bar is well stocked with soft drinks, beers, South African wines and
international spirits at reasonable prices.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Shooting Star is definitely a nice option for people looking for this
kind of small, intimate lodge. The main detracting factors are the proximity
of the lodge to a couple of the larger, less sympathetic beach clubs along
the strand and the fact that there is no specialist dive facility at the
lodge. This is why Shooting Star gains such a relatively low rating in
comparison with its otherwise excellent standards.

 

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SULTAN
PALACE

LOCATION: 
Sultan Palace is a splendid resort situated on the southeast coast
of  Zanzibar Island with beautiful sandy beaches, some 60 km from
the airport or Zanzibar Stone Town.  

NUMBER OF ROOMS
& DESCRIPTION:

The 15 flower-named cottage are 180 square meters each, all with a
wonderful view of the Indian Ocean, a verandah and a private garden. The
cottages are furnished with local antique furniture including the carved
omanite doors and Zanzibari double beds. All the cottages have en-suite
bathrooms, air-conditioners, a ceiling fan, a telephone, a fridge and a
hair dryer.


RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The huge main building with its splendid terraces, include a bright
lounge, and the restaurant with its verandahs. On the beach there is a
bar and restaurant. 

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SAU INN

LOCATION: 
Sau
Inn hotel is located on the east coast of Zanzibar. Soft, pristine white sand between
your toes as warm, clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean lap up against
your feet…… looking out you see an endless vista of azure as sea meets
sky.Your imagination need go no further, as you have found Sau-Inn,
Jambiani’s little tropical oasis on Zanzibar’s East Coast.
Tucked away in the coconut trees and right on the beach you will find an
intimate, peaceful and cozy atmosphere with genuine warm and friendly comfort
and servcie.Lush, vibrant gardens surround you and your little white coconut
thatched cottageas you sit on your veranda overlooking the sea.
It’s only about 45km from the airport, a short safari through the rural
villages or shamba,on your way to the pride of Jambiani.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The hotel has 33 rooms; all rooms are self contained which
highly comfort and well lover chairs.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Dine
in our open-air restaurant facing the sea where a healthy gourmet food is
carefully prepared for you. Candlelit dinners, quality wines and evening
entertainment at the Pool side will soothe your heart to make a holiday of a
difference. Stylish bar is available. 

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Other facilities include a swimming pool.
Let us organize for you some rewarding outings to nearby sites such as the
walled city of kizimkazi, where the ruins of Shirazi Mosque, part of which
dates back nearly 900 years ago. Also at Kizimkazi you can swim with the
dolphins which are found so plentiful here.
Jozani forest reserve, and area of 10 sq km whose thick forests, with trees
over 100 years old, are one of the last remaining sanctuaries of the endemic
Red Colobus Monkey. Here you can families in their natural habitat and learn
more about this species of monkey found only in Zanzibar.


 

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SHANGANI HOUSE
LOCATION: 

This restored
Arab house is located on Shangani Point in the heart of Stone Town
and features a beautiful little rooftop tea-house, overlooking the rooftops
and the sea beyond.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Shangani House is a spacious, refurbished four-bedroomed home located on the
western side of Stone
Town
.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Has a restaurant and a bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
It is an extremely atmospheric house that oozes character. The old
buildings and slightly overgrown gardens are filled with vines and shrubbery
creating the magic of The Secret Garden of our childhoods. A perfect retreat
for the family.

 

 

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MNARANI BEACH COTTAGES

LOCATION: 
Mnarani Beach
Cottage is located on the north coast of Zanzibar along pristine unspoilt beaches.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Accomodation is in self contained beach cottages all with individual air
conditioning, satellite channels, in room safety locks and minibars. There
are 17 comfortable rooms at Mnarani Beach Cottages, situated along sandy
paths in the greenery. They’re all en-suite with hot water and mosquito nets.
The 12 standard makuti-thatched cottages are small, arranged in pairs and
face the sea. They are furnished in simple Zanzibar style and are decorated with fresh
blue, pink and white shades. If you’re into star signs, you’ll enjoy the
names of these rooms. 

RESTAURANTS & BAR:

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The
hotel provides a bar, restaurant, out door swimming pool and diving
facilities.

 

 

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SALOME’S GARDEN

LOCATION: 
This
beautiful early 19th Century is the last of the Royal country houses of Zanzibar still
standing. The house is truelly magnificent and has been completely restored
and refurbished in 1997 and is now a luxury guesthouse or used for full house
rentals. The house has only four bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 10 and is
managed like a private house rather than as a Hotel The house situated at
Bububu, 4 miles to the North of Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar, is
surrounded by 18 acres of walled private orchards and tropical gardens full
of bougainvillaea which run down to the beach.


NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The house is situated on two floors and has high ceilings throughout. All the
rooms and bathrooms are very large. The house is designed for eight but can
sleep a maximum of ten in four rooms. The property probably built in the mid
1800’s has a long history and has been leased by House of Wonders from the
Royal family of Al Busaid who once ruled the island. In the 1860’s, the house
is also believed to have been the last residence of Princess Salme, the
daughter from the liaison between Sultan Seyyid Said Busaid and a Circassian
Concubine (see "memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar"). Two large terraces have
been tastefully added to the house in the first half of the 1900’s.


RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The
first floor Terrace: massive with spectacular views large dining table and
lounge chairs.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Central atrium: Some 7 metres high and elegantly furnished. Three
bedrooms lead off the central atrium, these are Princess Salome which runs
the length of the house and nine double windows look out over the sea below,
Princess Bi Khole overlooking the orchard and Sultan Bargash with its terrace
looking towards Stonetown.




 

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CHUMBE ISLAND LODGE

LOCATION: 
Chumbe is a small forested island just a few kilometres
to the south of Zanzibar Stone town. It is at the center of a small marine
conservation area and is the site of a small and exclusive lodge.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
There are just seven of these fabulously wierd
constructions, for a maximum of around 14 guests, so the island never feels
busy, even when full. The bandas are reasonably well spaced, although could
have been farther apart for our liking, but do nonetheless give a real feeling
of being out in the wilds. All of the rooms look out towards the sea and it
takes just thirty seconds to stroll from the comforts of your hammock to
feeling the warm tropical ocean lapping at your feet. We had a slight
preference for the last two bandas, which give a greater sense of privacy.
Built from palm thatch and other natural materials, these constructions have
a light, airy feel. All rooms are equipped with double or twin mattresses on
the floor of the mezzanine sleeping area, accessed by a ladder. Beds can be
made up as a double or two twins. There are self-contained bathrooms with hot
and cold water shower, large living rooms equipped with handmade furniture
and decorated with African art and colourful fabrics … and very comfortable
hammocks



RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Last,
but not least, enjoy the classic Zanzibari cuisine – a delicious blend of
Arabian, Indian and African ingredients, specialising in seafood and tropical
fruits and always offering vegetarian choices. Dinner is often taken outside
under the clear and scintillating night skies, however, eating under the high
cathedral roof of the visitors’ centre is also an experience not to be
forgotten. Chumbe really is most special – it offers the warmest of welcomes,
the most soothing of ambiences, yet the guest is helping to protect this
ecologically important site.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Diving (in adjacent reefs) ,
Nocturnal tracking of rare coconut crab , Excursions – e.g.. Stone
Town, spice gardens and Jozani Forest, All electricity is solar powered
Composting loos , 7 bungalows facing beach with balconies, hammocks, sea
view from bed, and Visitors’ center with attractive exhibits and library.





 

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NUNGWI VILLAGE BEACH RESORT

LOCATION: 
Located
on the northernmost point of the island, consists of several seafront
bungalows with the traditional African style makuti thatched
roofs.  

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
There are 20 rooms, all rooms are self-contained, all sea front rooms have
A/C, some garden view rooms have A/C, diving and equipment hire.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Our
beautiful restaurant overlooking the blue Indian Ocean serves mainly seafood
as well as continental and vegetarian dishes prepared by our locally renowned
chefs. The foods are freshly prepared and combined mainly from organic foods,
especially fruits and vegetables which are derived freshly from our own
plantations hence ensuring a healthy diet. In the evenings candlelight
dinners and luscious barbeques on the beach are seasonally arranged.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Facilities available include massage center, telephone and e-mail
service, bureau de change, Medical Emergency membership by Flying Doctors of
Africa. 
Activities while at the resort include deep sea fishing, snorkeling,
windsurfing, dhow cruises, indoor and outdoor games

 

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THE
PALMS ZANZIBAR

LOCATION: 
Situated
along a pristine white beach on the island of Zanzibar, offering all the
facilities of a five star private resort. 





NUMBER OF ROOMS
& DESCRIPTION:

Beautifully
designed 6 private villas fully air-conditioned each has a master
bedroom, living room, standing bar, full en suite bathroom, large
furnished terrace, private outdoor Jacuzzi and an antique Zanzibar bed
for relaxing. Other features in the room include mini bar, tea/coffee-
making services, safe deposit box, satellite TV, DVD player and
telephone. Each villa has its own sea- front beach banda with a large
double mattress under palm that and two sun- beds. 



RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Has a restaurant which provides breakfast, lunch & dinner.


OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The
Palms has opened an exclusive spa overlooking the waters of the Indian
Ocean, offering a variety of therapies and treatments to ease the mind
and soother the senses. The facilities at the neighboring hotel are
available to all Palms guests, including the Frangipani Spa.

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OCEAN PARADISE RESORT

LOCATION: 
Set
within the unspoiled beauty of an extensive natural palm grove and
spectacular sandy beach Ocean. The grand pavilion style reception with its
vast colonnaded lobby thatched in traditional Makuti invites you to
experience the truly exotic ambiance of the resort and its natural
surroundings. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Accommodation consists of 100 bungalows designed in traditional native style
using only the finest building materials.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
 Other
facilities available include Two Restaurants, Bars & Nightclub

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Private Beach, Lagoon Swimming pool, Sun Lounging Terraces, Health &
Fitness Centre, Water sports Centre,Tennis courts & Volleyball Barbeque
areas,Tours & Activity desk, Kiosk & Souvenir Shops, Airport
transfers available, Conference facilities for 20 and Business Centre. Sport
activities like Table Tennis, Tennis
Court
(equipment available on hire), fitness
centre, Billiard & Canoes, Catamarans, windsurfing, scuba diving,
snorkeling and massages are also available.

 

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MATEMWE BEACH RESORT

LOCATION: 
Matemwe
Beach is a small guesthouse which is located out on its own on a long stretch
of classic palm-lined, white sand beach on the the North East coast of
Zanzibar Island. Just off-shore from the guesthouse is the world-famous
Mnemba Atoll, whose circling reef has some of the best diving in East Africa. Along the beach from us are palm-thatched
villages, where friendly local people live a traditional life dominated by
fishing. Matemwe really is close to the classical notion of paradise.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
We have seventeen rooms at the guesthouse, all of which have ensuite
bathrooms and hot water. Sorry for the bad photo.
There are seven rooms on the front row, which are set back a little from the
beach for privacy. Next there are three rooms in a second group a little
further back. Finally there are another seven rooms which we have built 100
metres back from the beach which offer a glimpse of the sea and a cool breeze
though the night.
We try hard to make the rooms that little bit special and you will find
various of our "little touches" around the place. 
All rooms have fans. There are also two rooms which we have fitted with
air-conditioning, but again this is not usually necessary as there is almost
always a sea breeze. Electricity is 230Vac, powered by generator, which we
usually run most of the day and through the night. Plugs are UK
3-rectangular-pin pattern.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The
lodge is centred around a single large open-sided space looking onto the
beach, which serves at the lounge, bar and restaurant. As one guest put it :
"This is the most chilled chill-out spot I have ever found". We
have books and games to entertain our guests who want to take a break from
the beach and sun.
As we are a little place far away from supermarkets we use a lot of fresh
products provided by people within the community. Our menus are small but
good and change daily for every meal. Favourites amongst our guests are the
grilled fillet of fish with a passion fruit sauce, chicken kebabs with a chilli
garlic dressing. We don’t neglect vegetarians either and our chef Salum will
CHART to you if you have any special needs.
The atmosphere at Matemwe is chilled and laid-back but this does not mean you
wait half an hour for a beer – our staff are friendly and attentive – as
another guest put it : "I wish we could take your smiles home with
us."
The romantics amongst you will be left in peace but we often find ourselves
rearranging the tables at meal times as more and more new friends sit
together over a bottle or two of good South African red.
As some of our guests like to dive, snorkel, and explore the island we do not
offer a fullboard option which makes them feel tied to the hotel. However, as
we are on such an undeveloped part of the coast we do recommend that you book
for half-board as there are not that many dinner options.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
One
of the main reasons for coming to Matemwe is for the world class diving at
Mnemba atoll.
We usually say that there is enough variety on Mnemba for about 4 to 5 days
worth of good diving, maybe 8 to 10 dives, although the reef is always ready
to spring a surprise or two.
Mnemba is a circular reef, with aquarium conditions on the inside and some
good wall-diving on the outer. Diving here is a year-round event, with
reasonably good conditions to be found on the atoll under almost all weather
conditions and visibilities of 20 to 40 metres are the norm. We regularly see
turtles and dolphins here and are often lucky enough to see (or even get a
tow from) whale sharks and pilot whales.
We have a full 5 star IDC PADI dive school at the lodge, which works in
conjunction with our dive office in Stonetown. We are able to offer the full
range of PADI certificate courses, as well as try dives and snorkelling trips
for the non-divers. For PADI open-water courses we are happy to take a
referral certificate from those of you who want to do the theory and pool
work before you come.

 

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MNEMBA ISLAND

LOCATION: 
Protected
by a tranquil lagoon in a private island and just 15 minutes by boat from the
main Unguja (Zanzibar) Island
With staff and guests as the only human inhabitants on the Island,
Mnemba offers a privacy and exclusivity unparalleled on the African coastline.

NUMBER
OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:

Mnemba Island Lodge has 10 secluded cottages build from natural palm matting,
timber and thatch. The cottages have en-suite bathrooms, and a private
verandah overlooking the lagoon.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Thatched dining and sitting/bar areas have beautiful open views of the
beach and spectacular coral reefs beyond. Baskets of fresh fruit, fish,
lobsters, crabs and prawns are sailed into Mnemba daily on traditional
ngalawa outriggers, and prepared as exotic delicacies. Lunch is usually
served on large wooden carved Zanzibar
platters heaped with delicious mezze (fingerfood). Romantic candle-lit
dinners are enjoyed on the beach with the waves gently lapping at your feet. Private beach dinners are often enjoyed by
honeymooners.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
While relaxation is the hallmark of Mnemba, a variety of sea sports are
also offered on the Island including windsurfing, water-skiing, fly and
deep-see fishing and scuba diving.

 

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Zanzibar Hotels North Mapenzi






Welcome

MAPENZI
BEACH RESORT

LOCATION: 
Mapenzi
Beach Resort is situated on the East Coast, about 45 kilometres from the
airport. The resort blends in perfectly will with the surrounding
tropical landscape of beach and gardens, covering an area of two
hectares.



NUMBER OF ROOMS
& DESCRIPTION:

The resort consists of 87 spacious, comfortable rooms, of which 30 have
the garden view, 27 are standard rooms and 30 have sea front view. Each
room with private bathroom is furnished in the typical East African
style and has its own veranda, hairdryer, mosquito net, safety deposit
box, telephone and ceiling fan. Sea view or seafront rooms with
air-conditioning are available on request at an additional supplement.
 


RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The main restaurant serves appetising international cuisine with an
Italian touch, where breakfast and lunch are buffet style whilst dinner
is either a set menu or buffet.



OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Recreational activities such as tennis (hard court with night
light), "bocce", mountain-biking, table tennis, beach volley,
archery, snorkelling, professional deep-sea fishing, windsurfing,
canoeing and diving. For those who just want to "take it easy"
there are billiards, darts, cards, games, videos and a small library.
The hotel also offers day and evening entertainment, as will as the
assistance of friendly Italian, English and French speaking staff. All
sports are inclusive apart from marine activities (diving, snorkelling
and fishing ) as well as the use of the mountain bikes.

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Zanzibar Hotels East Znzsafariresort







Welcome







ZANZIBAR
SAFARI RESORT

LOCATION: 
Zanzibar Safari Resort is located on the East Coast
at Uroa Bay, some 40 km from Zanzibar Stone
town, a 40 minute drive through some of the most scenic spice and coconut
plantations.  Stroll along the pristine, white sands with great views of
the endless beach and Indian Ocean

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The Resort has 40 guest rooms furnished Zanzibari style with en suite
bathrooms, hot and cold water and air conditioning.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The
facilitates include a restaurant and bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
 Enjoy the resort facilities including the swimming pool, beach
volleyball, and flood-lit tennis court and a variety of sea sports such as
windsurfing, kayaking, snorkelling and deep-sea fishing.

 

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April
Zanzibar Hotels East Znzbeachhotelresort







Welcome




ZANZIBAR BEACH HOTEL & RESORT

LOCATION: 
This
exciting new beach resort is located on the north – east coast of the Spice
Island of Zanzibar overlooking the crystal blue waters of the Indian ocean.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The hotel offers a variety of accommodation including 36 standard rooms, 15
luxury rooms, 4 luxury family rooms, honeymoon/executive room and 4 family
villas comprising three bedrooms.
All rooms feature air conditioning, ceiling fans, mosquito nets, a mini bar
fridge, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities.
The rooms do not have their own safe but there is a hotel safe that clients
can put their valuables in.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Fat Harry’s
beach and snack bar (most
popular for late night cocktails), The
Deck
restaurant
that regularly serves scrumptious seafood dishes.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
A beautiful stretch of white sand beach with blue crystal water from the
warm Indian ocean offers a wide variety of
watersport facilities such as sea kayaking, snorkelling and much more.
The resort has it’s own 27 meter pool, conference centre, lounge,
restaurants, beach bar and cocktails "Spice – Island"
style.

 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Palms






Welcome







THE PALMS ZANZIBAR

LOCATION: 
Situated
along a pristine white beach on the island of Zanzibar,
offering all the facilities of a five star private resort. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Beautifully designed 6 private villas fully
air-conditioned each has a master bedroom, living room, standing bar, full en
suite bathroom, large furnished terrace, private outdoor Jacuzzi and an
antique Zanzibar bed for relaxing. Other features in the room include mini
bar, tea/coffee- making services, safe deposit box, satellite TV, DVD player
and telephone. Each villa has its own sea- front beach banda with a large
double mattress under palm that and two sun- beds. 

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Has
a restaurant which provides breakfast, lunch & dinner.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The Palms has opened an exclusive spa overlooking the
waters of the Indian Ocean, offering a
variety of therapies and treatments to ease the mind and soother the senses.
The facilities at the neighboring hotel are available to all Palms guests,
including the Frangipani Spa.
 

 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Karafuu






Welcome





KARAFUU HOTEL

LOCATION: 
Located
on the unspoilt Eastern Coast of Zanzibar, Karafuu Hotel is approximately 65
km. from Zanzibar
town and the airport. The hotel is built on seven hectares of pleasant
tropical garden with extensive beach front.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Consists of 61 cottages and 31 standard air conditioned rooms, all built with
local materials according to ancient Zanzibar
traditions: roofs made of Makuti (palm thatch) and walls of coral. The hotel
is furnished with traditional Zanzibar
furniture, and each room comprises of bedroom, veranda, dressing room or
wardrobe, and bathroom in Carrara
marble.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The
facilitates include four restaurants and bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Other facilities include a game room, discotheque, swimming pool,
conference room, two illuminated tennis courts, bowls, volley ball, a diving
centre, and a variety of sea sports such as wind surfing, water skiing,
canoeing, snorkelling, deep sea fishing and boat excursions. 




 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Hakunamajiwe







Welcome




HAKUNA MAJIWE

LOCATION: 
The Hakuna Majiwe Lodge is located between Paje and Jambiani, on the South East Coast of Zanzibar’Hakuna Majiwe’, the local
name for the hotel ground, means ‘place without stones’. As individual as its
name, this beach hotel has a special atmosphere, being different to other
hotels. Set on a fabulous 6 kilometres white-sand palmfringed and desert
beach, cooled by the ocean breeze, is the perfect gateway to an exotic
african paradise

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The hotel consists of 18 rooms in beach bungalows, facing the ocean. All
rooms have ensuite bathrooms with hot water, wardrobe, double or twin beds
with mosquitonets, ceiling fans and a spacious verandah. All rooms are big
enough for extra beds, perfect for families. The rooms have all been individually
designed to offer style, comfort and
personality.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
the restaurant offers
local and international cuisine, with an emphasis on italian pasta and
specialities. Enjoya wide range of beers, south african wines and liquors at
the bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
During low tide you can enjoy the waters of the 27m swimming pool…
If you are active, then we can offer you a range of activities:
– snorkeling trips to the nearby reef
– swimming with dolphins at Kizimkazi
– deep sea fishing
– bicycle, motorbike and car rent
– Spice Tour
– City Tour
Jozani
Forest Tour

 

 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Breezes






Welcome







BREEZES BEACH CLUB

LOCATION: 
Breezes Beach club is
situated on the east coast of Zanzibar
along a pristine beach stretching as far as the eye can see, some 50 minutes
drive from the airport.
          

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
There are a total of 70 rooms – 10 Standard, 40 Deluxe,
20 SUITES, beautifully decorated with a wonderful mix of hand carved
furniture,unique Zanzibar
antiques and innovative use of natural materials. All rooms are
air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms, and are located in landscaped
gardens with SUITES & Deluxe rooms being closer to the sea. ALL SUITES
are situated on the upper floor of the bungalow with a large balcony. Deluxe
rooms, as well as the Standard rooms are all on the ground floor with
terrace.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The resort has three main restaurants and two bars.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Conference facilities, ENTERTAINMENT ROOM, fitness
centre, flood-lit tennis court, a swimming pool and water sports
centre.Exclusively at breezes you will find the first SPA to
open its doors on the island of Zanzibar. The Frangipani SPA
offers a variety of massages, therapies and treatments in a beautiful
tranquil setting.

 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Bluebay






Welcome






BLUEBAY BEACH RESORT

LOCATION: 
Bluebay
Beach Resort
is situated on the finest wide, white, sandy beach on the island of Zanzibar. Located on the East Coast in
an area known as Kiwengwa, the hotel is only 35 minutes drive from the town
and the airport on a recently built tarmac road.


NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Bluebay Beach Resort offers 80 Superior rooms, 6 Deluxe rooms and 2
Sultan rooms, all of which enjoy magnificent views of the Indian Ocean Each
consists of spacious bedroom, separate dressing room, en suite bathroom and
verandah or balcony. 
All rooms are tastefully decorated using traditional Zanzibari furniture to
include large four poster beds with mosquito nets, a writing bureau, coffee
table and easy chairs. Split level air conditioners, ceiling fans, satellite
TV’s, mini-bars, hair dryers and telephones add a touch of luxury to each
room whilst the presence of smoke detectors and fire alarms are a sign of our
commitment to the safety and well-being of our guests.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The Bluebay Beach Resort
‘Makuti Restaurant’ enjoys magnificent views
over the modern deck-level swimming pool to the ocean beyond and offers
breakfast, lunch and dinner within our guests meal plan arrangements.
The main bar located beside the swimming pool serves a wide selection of
European and South African wines, local and imported beers, spirits and
minerals as well as coffee, Cappuccino and Espresso.
The Beach Bar and Restaurant, as the name implies, is situated on the very
edge of the beautiful Indian Ocean and is an ideal place for guests to sip
cold drinks or to enjoy a feast of seafood specialties, pizzas prepared in
our authentic wood fired oven as well as other light fare, all served in an
informal setting with toes in the sand and a magnificent thatched roof to
shade you from the hot tropical sun.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Bluebay Beach Resort
operates a high quality, tastefully decorated and
well stocked Boutique offering fashion garments ,accessories
and crafts sourced primarily from the East African region. Also available are
a wide range of products from books to postcards and suntan lotions to
toiletries.
The Hotel has a fully air conditioned Conference Room which
accommodates up to 75 people seated in theatre style. The equipment available
includes a slide projector, video projection system, overhead projector and
PA system.
A fully equipped Guest Services and Business Centre
is available to guests and offers secretarial services, e-mail and Internet
access as well as fax and photocopying facilities.
Other facilities include an open air discotheque, a wide
screen TV viewing facility, guest safes, a large fresh water swimming
pool
with adjoining open-air Jacuzzi and children’s paddling
pool
, a children’s club ( on demand ) and a well equipped
Dispensary with Doctor on call.
Sports Facilities
The hotel provides a Fitness Centre featuring a range of modern
equipment made in Italy by Technogym, a flood lit tennis court,
5 star PADI Scuba Diving Centre (One Ocean Diving) and a Water
Sports Centre with windsurfers, canoes and sailing boats. Table tennis
as well as snooker and billiards tables are also
available.

 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Chwaka






Welcome





CHWAKA BAY HOTEL

LOCATION: 
Located
on the East coast of Zanzibar,
near Chwaka, the hotel is set on a beautiful beach, built according to
Scandinavian standards with high demands for security, cleanliness and
sanitation.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
It offers 20 modern rooms set in 5 duplex houses and another 10 rooms in
single room bungalows. All rooms have ensuite bathroom, air conditioning and
ceiling fans.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
A
sea view Restaurant and Cocktail Bar.
Reception, lobby, restaurant with delicious sea food, swimmingpool, bar,
biljard pool, dart, beach volley ect.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Recently Chwaka Bay has been declared as National Park, it offers a wide
range of environmental interesting tours, like boat trips to the mangroves,
snorkeling. Other facilities found include a lobby with TV Lounge and
Internet access, Billiard and Darts, Swimming Pool and Beach Volleyball.

 

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10

April
Zanzibar Hotels East Blueoyster







Welcome




BLUE OYSTER HOTEL

LOCATION: 
A basic,
family run hotel, located on a beautiful stretch of beach near Jambiani
village.   

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
It is composed of 10 simple, clean rooms.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The airy restaurant is located on the top floor and overlooks the ocean.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
A variety of water sports and swimming with dolphins can be arranged at
very reasonable prices

 

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10

April
Wildlife Ngorongoro






Welcome




NGORONGORO WILDLIFE LODGE

LOCATION: 
Perched
on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater at 2,286 meters above sea level (with a
600 m sheer drop down to the crater floor), the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
affords one of the greatest views of the crater. The lodge is a 3-hour drive
from Arusha and 90 minutes from Manyara. The airstrip is only a 10-minute
drive away. The Lodge is moderately priced, as it is with the other
properties in the Wildlife Lodges chain. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Its
75 rooms have bathrooms en suite, and the lounge features a fireplace and
panoramic windows which open on to a terrace serving as an observation deck
for the crater below. 

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Empakai
Bar
:
There is one bar open daily in the main lounge area. It has a warm and
friendly atmosphere, very inviting on those chilly evenings at Ngorongoro
Crater.
Rhino Restaurant: The restaurant provides three meals daily, although
varied options are available dependent on occupancy, eg: bush dinner etc.
Menus are varied between buffet and a la carte depending on occupancy

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
24 hour reception. Mailing Service, Currency exchange facilities, Fax and
telephone, Major credit cards accepted, Game activities, TV lounge with
selected, DSTV, , Nature walks and hikes, 24 hour security, Outdoor
chess,  Laundry facilities, Safes at reception, Cellphone reception,
Nurse available for medical assistance, Airstrip nearby for domestic
airlines, Bird Watching, and Babysitting by prior arrangement.

 

 

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10

April
Wildlife Serengeti






Welcome






SERONERA WILDLIFE LODGE

LOCATION: 
Built
around an enormous rock in the heart of the Serengeti, Seronera Wildlife
Lodge is the ideal place to follow the migration of the wildebeest. With the Seronera River
flowing nearby, this is the perfect starting point for safaris setting out to
discover lions, cheetahs, leopards preying on the antelopes in the Seronera Valley. Some 145 km from Ngorongoro
and 335 km from Arusha.  The airstrip is 5 minutes drive from the Lodge.
This is a moderately priced property and one of the first to be built in the Serengeti National Park


NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The
Seronera Wildlife Lodge offers 75 rooms with private bathroom.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
There
is one bar open daily in the main lounge area.
The restaurant provides three meals daily, although varied options, such as
bush dinners, are available dependent on occupancy.
Menus are varied between buffets and a la carte depending on occupancy.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
24
hour reception. Mailing Service, Currency exchange facilities, Fax and
telephone, Major credit cards accepted, Game activities, TV lounge with
selected, DSTV, , Nature walks and hikes, 24 hour security, Outdoor
chess,  Laundry facilities, Safes at reception, Cellphone reception,
Nurse available for medical assistance, Airstrip nearby for domestic
airlines, Bird Watching, Swimming Pool, and Babysitting by prior arrangement.

 

 

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10

April
Wildlife Lobo






Welcome




LOBO WILDLIFE LODGE

LOCATION: 
This
is one of the finest buildings of its type. Like the Seronera Wildlife Lodge,
Lobo is built entirely of wood and glass amid the rough and ragged contours
of an enormous rocky headland to the north of Serengeti, and blends perfectly
with its surroundings. The lodge is 80 km from Seronera. The airstrip is 10
minutes drive from the Lodge. The property is moderately priced, and it was
the first Lodge to be built in Northern Serengeti.


NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The
lodge offers 75 rooms with private bathrooms.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
There
is one bar open daily in the main lounge area
The restaurant provides three meals daily, although varied options, such as
bush dinners, are available dependent on occupancy
Menus are varied between buffets and a la carte depending on occupancy

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
24
hour reception, Mailing Service, Currency exchange facilities, Fax and
telephone, Major credit cards accepted, Game activities, TV lounge with
selected DSTV, Nature walks and hikes, 24 hour security, Balloon Safaris,
Laundry facilities,  Safes at reception, Nurse available for medical
assistance, Airstrip nearby for domestic airlines, Bird Watching, Babysitting
by prior arrangement, Waterhole
and a Swimmming Pool.

 

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10

April
Western Circuit Hotels Kigoma






Welcome







KIGOMA HILLTOP HOTEL

LOCATION: 
Kigoma
Hilltop is situated on the hills, amidst natural landscape and gardens,
overlooking the calm blue waters of Lake Tanganyika and the majestic
mountains of Congo
from the rear. 
It is an ideal starting point for tours to Gombe Stream and Mahale Mountains
National Parks
.
   

NUMBER OF ROOMS
& DESCRIPTION:

The hotel has 30 cottage type rooms with en-suite bathrooms

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The camp has a restaurant and a bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
It has a swimming pool and water sports. 

 

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10

April
Tanzania Hotels






Welcome





ALL TANZANIA
ACCOMMODATIONS

PLEASE CHOOSE
HOTEL FROM THE
LEFT MENU


For Hotel Information, browse along the menu. Hotel Information viewed by
Chain Hotels, by Locations and also by Maps.

 

 

 

 

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10

April
Twc Tarangirerivercamp






Welcome




TARANGIRE RIVER CAMP

LOCATION: Located on an
impressive landscape of old monumental baobab trees and acacias that gives
the visitor an amazing natural welcome to an area extraordinarily rich in
wildlife. The camp is 3.5kms from the Tarangire    
National park Main gate.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
There are 18 luxury safari tents within 25,000 hectares.
Each of the 18 spacious tents are feature in generous wooden decks. They have
private veranda.

RESTAURANTS &
BAR:
Elegant
meals are served in the shaded dining tent by baobab and acacia groves.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Game drives, guided walking safaris. The camp
provides close access to premier wildlife viewing areas of the park.
Additional activities include tribal visits with Datoga and bush walks with
Maasai who live in the area. Special arrangements have been made with the
native residents to share their land and the income brought into the area
from the camp.

 

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10

April
Swala Safaris Properties Lakenatron







Welcome







LAKE NATRON CAMP
LOCATION

Lake Natron
is approximately 120 kms north of Lake
Manyara
and the road is
little more than a track. During the dry season months July to October the
track is extremely dusty. After some rains the road is at its best as the
rain compacts the sand and makes the going easier. There is an airstrip for
light planes close by. Getting to the camp from different places is shown
below:
Lake Manyara 115 kms. Four hours.  
Arusha 235 Kms. Six hours.
Serengeti 200 kms. Eight hours.

For those that want to spend ten days or
more on safari in northern Tanzania it is very worthwhile to include Lake
Natron in the itinerary as it is part of the circuit of Lake Manyara, Lake
Natron, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and returning to Lake Manyara. It is a great
circuit with some magnificent scenery.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
9 self-contained spacious tents with showers and flush
toilets. Thatched dining room and bar. Swimming pool. Lighting: 12 Volt solar
power in all tents and dining room. There is an airstrip for small
planes. A five acre camp site is close to the main camp. The only
accommodation available is at Lake Natron Camp. The camp is small and
comfortable. As the area is semi-arid, for most of the year there is no need
for mosquito nets.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
There
is a thatched bar and dining room under traditional style thatched grass.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The camp is an excellent base to explore the surrounding area and 
from which to climb Oldoinyo L’Engai. The Camp will organize the
climb.  A very pleasant hike is up the Engare Sero gorge that cuts
into the rift valley escarpment; there are some lovely waterfalls in a grotto
and the stream is wonderful for bathing. The lake shore has a wonderful
variety of   bird life. Wildlife safaris of longer duration
than 10 days are hardly complete without a visit to Lake Natron.
Although not normally included on the northern Tanzania
wildlife safari tourist route, the Lake
Natron area has some of the most
spectacular scenery in East Africa. The
active volcano of Oldoinyo L’Engai is a challenging one day ascent.Oldoinyo
L’Engai (the Maasai’s Mountain
of God
) is the only
active carbonatite volcano in the world. It takes 3 to 4 hours to climb to
the top from where there are spectacular views of the rift valley and the
lake. The ascent is not easy: it is steep and there is no shade. Normally the
climb starts in the early hours of the morning.For
those that would like to have an extended hike, Lake Natron Camp will
organize a walk from Embakai in the
Ngorongoro Highlands down to Natron. 
The hike takes two days, with an overnight basic fly camp near the Maasai village of Naiyobi.. There is a Maasai guide and
his assistant to help with the donkeys which carry provisions and camp
equipment. The walk is about six hours each day and covers 44 kms, descending
from 10,000 ft to 2,000 ft.

 

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April
Twc Ngorongorofarmhse






Welcome




NGORONGORO FARM HOUSE

LOCATION: 
Only 4 kms form the Ngorongoro conservation area
Lolduare gate.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
There are three separe an intimate camps of 9 comfortable
bungalows.  Attractively built on the style of an old colonial farm
and rustically decorated with local materials, full of details of good taste,
with the purpose of offering our guests an imaginary journey to days of the
past. 
Each bungalow consists of 80sq. meters, which includes a private veranda
facing the rift valley with an en suite bathroom, flush toilet and shower.

RESTAURANTS &
BAR:
The huge main building covered with an elegant thatched
roof, contain the reception, bar, dining area, library and lounge with
fireplace where guests can enjoy a rest during the cool evenings in the
highlands

.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
There is a swimming polls with super views of Oldeain
volcano, a craft shop and conference room.


 

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10

April
Swala Safaris Properties Migunga







Welcome







MIGUNGA FOREST CAMP

LOCATION: 
Migunga Forest
Camp is in an patch of acacia seyal forest close to Lake Manyara
National Park
. It is
ideally located for the start and finish of a safari to the game areas of
northern Tanzania.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Safari Bush Camp like Migunga Forest Camp have three very different
environments to accommodate those who would like have a feel for the real
African bush. Simplicity and rusticness are the ambiance of the camp. They
are small, comfortable, in secluded areas, and accommodate up to
20 guests.The specious twin-bedded tents have attached bathroom with shower.
Lighting is by solar power.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
All camps have their own locally thatched dining room and bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Electricity and hot water is supplied by 12V solar power. There is an
inverter for recharging batteries

 

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10

April
Southern Circuit Selous Utengule







Welcome





UTENGULE COUNTRY HOTEL

LOCATION: 
Nested
on the side of Rift Valley The Hotel offers an ideal stepping off point to
explore Mbeya Region
and the Southern Highlands of  Tanzania.


NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Enjoy the spectacular views from the excellent Arabica Restaurant and
Bar. They offer special daily menus, a delicious a la carte and regular
barbecues in our terraced gardens. For guests who prefer more privacy, they
can arrange separate barbecues at a bungalow or at a nearby scenic location.

 

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10

April
Southern Circuit Selous Selousmbega







Welcome






SELOUS MBEGA CAMP

LOCATION: 
The
SELOUS MBEGA CAMP situated in its own forest reserve on the banks of the
mighty Rufiji River,
bordering Africas largest protected area the
untamed Selous Game Reserve.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Large safari tents built on wooden platforms all facing the river-frontand
with ensuitebathrooms and verandahs.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Has a restaurant and a bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Game viewing in 4wd vehicles, by foot on walking safaris and on the Rufiji River as a boat safari. Cultural trips
to the local villages surrounding the Selous Game Reserve. Adventure, Fly-
Camping.

 

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10

April
Swala Safaris Properties Ikoma







Welcome






IKOMA BUSH CAMP

LOCATION: 
Ikoma
Safari Camp is a small, semi-deluxe tented camp situated three kms from the
Ikoma Gate of the Serengeti
National Park
, at its
north-eastern border. The camp is small, comfortable and secluded. Ikoma Bush
Camp has the concession for the area to operate night game drives and guided
game walks, an unique experience! Between May and July the annual Serengeti
migration passes close by!

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:

There are ten spacious tents, all having twin beds and attached bathrooms
with hot showers and flush toilets.  

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
There is a thatched bar and dining room under traditional style thatched
grass.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Electricity and hot water is supplied by 12V solar power. There is an
inverter for recharging batteries

 

 

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10

April
Southern Circuit Selous Rufiji







Welcome






RUFIJI RIVER CAMP

LOCATION: 
Rufiji River
Camp is located in the northeastern part of the Selous Game Reserve, on high
bank overlooking the mighty Rufiji
River
and beyond. 

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The Rufiji River Camp has 20 comfortable tents, each with twin beds, private
bathroom, protective mosquito nets and a verandah with magnificent views.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
It has a central restaurant and bar.
Dinning, bar and lounge are all shaded by a makuti roof with views of the
Rufiji River. Offers a well stocked bar and
international cuisine.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The camp has twenty tents, all with river views and each with veranda.

 

 

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10

April
Southern Circuit Selous Safaricamp







Welcome




SELOUS SAFARI CAMP

LOCATION: 
Situated
on the banks of the Rufiji River, the camp is designed to blend in with the
scenery in what is one of the most photogenic and wildlife rich areas of the
Selous.      
  

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Each
of 12 spacious safari tents is on a timber platform, with en suite bathrooms
and open-air shower.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The
raised dining area, affords spectacular views of the area.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The
camp has a swimming pool.

 

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Southern Circuit Selous Katavii







Welcome





KATAVI WILDLIFE CAMP

LOCATION: 
However
the catch is that currently the most cost effective way of reaching Katavi is
by light aircraft from Ruaha. To give you a perspective Katavi is half way
between Dar and Ruaha. Katavi is being extended and will supersede Mikumi as Tanzania‘s
third largest park.

NUMBER OF ROOMS
& DESCRIPTION:

Katavi Wildlife Camp is very exclusive with only six tents luxurious in size
and furnishings and cunningly set back in amongst the trees that line the
floodplain, providing both shade and camouflage in the prime game viewing
area of the park, where the wildlife are unaware of your presence. The camp
will be small and select with personalised hosting and guiding by an
experienced professional guide.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Katavi makes the perfect combination with Ruaha for the ultimate off the
beaten track safari.

 

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Southern Circuit Ruaha River