Chobe Water Villas
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Chobe Water Villas

Chobe Water Villas, an exclusive and intimate “boutique” Lodge is located on the Chobe River at the eastern tip of the famous Caprivi Strip now known as the Zambezi Region.

The Lodge is built on stilts directly on the banks of the Chobe River and opposite the renowned Chobe National Park and the Safari Town of Kasane, in Botswana. This location affords unobstructed views into the National Park and over the world renowned Sedudu Island. This spectacular location ensures that this exciting view into untamed Africa is available from the Lodge and every one of its 16 exclusive Water Villas. 

Chobe Water Villas nestles under magnificent shading Acacia Trees and exclusively hosts a maximum of only 32 guests in its uniquely positioned 16 luxurious Water Villas 

Country

Namibia

Highlights

Pool   
Free Internet   
Restaurant   
Bar/Lounge   
Free Breakfast
Wheelchair Friendly

Need to Know

  • Chobe Water Villas is Wheel Chair friendly
  • The Lodge welcomes young adults 13 years and above
  • Check in time is 14:00
  • Check out time is 10:00
  • No pets allowed with the exception of Guide Dogs
  • IMPORTANT: As access to Chobe Water Villas is only via the town of Kasane in Botswana special attention needs to be paid to the operating hours of Immigration/Customs Offices in both Botswana and Namibia.  OPENING HOURS: 7 days a week from 07:30 to 16:30


SafarisSafaris


Please refer to the activities list


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Chobe National Park itself is furthermore home to Giraffe, Wild Dog, Leopard, Cheetah, Jackal, Hyena and one of the greatest Zebra migrations after the Masai Mara or Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. The 10,800 km2 Chobe National Park’s wildlife statistics confirm that it is home to the largest elephant population the world stated to be in excess of 160,000 along with some 164 mammal species representing one of the largest concentration of wildlife in Africa. Antelope species include Roan, Sable, Lechwe, Waterbuck, Eland, Puku, Gemsbok, , Klipspringer, Impala and the occasional rare Sitatunga.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Activities included in daily Room Rate:

Choices of the following four activities (two per night booked) are included in the daily room rate:

  • Morning 4 to 5 hour open 4x4 Game Drive Safari into Chobe National Park (08:00 – 12:00/13:00) including Park Fees, Tea, Coffee, Biscuits or Rusks and Bottled Water.
  • Morning 3 to 4 hour Chobe River Safari cruise along the banks of the Chobe National Park (08:00 to 11:00/12:00) including Park Fees, Tea, Coffee, Biscuits or Rusks and Bottled Water.
  • Afternoon 3 hour Chobe River Safari & Sunset cruise along the banks of the Chobe National Park (15:30 to 18:30) including Park Fees, Snacks, Soft Drinks, Local Spirits, Beers, Wines and Bottled Water.
  • Afternoon 3 hour Cultural & Sunset Boat Cruise on both Chobe and Zambezi Rivers (15:30 to 18:30) including the historic Kasai Channel and Impalila Island along the shores of Botswana, Namibia and Zambia. Includes Snacks, Soft Drinks, Local Spirits, Beers, Wines and Bottled Water.

FacilitiesFacilities

FACILITIES & SERVICES:

• Free Internet Wi-Fi in all public areas, around the Pool and in all Water Villas

• Infinity Pool

• Conversation view-pits perched on the river bank with open fires

• Pool deck with lounge, dining and sunbathing areas

• Indoor/outdoor Dining

• Indoor Cocktail Bar and Lounge

• Indoor Library Lounge

• Activity & Adventure Desk

• Private dual purpose 16 seat Photographic Lounge or Board Room with large screen TV and 170+ channel cable TV

• 24 hour Laundry service

• Curio & Logo Shop

• Professionally guided Game Safaris on land and water

• Cultural Village Tours

• Birding Safaris by traditional Makoros – hand hewn wooden canoes

• Professional Fishing and Photographic river cruises in specifically built boats

ADDITIONAL FACILITIES & SERVICES:

• Chauffeur driven transport services between Chobe Water Villas and the nearby 4 “gateway” Airports serviced by various IATA Airlines: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Livingstone (Zambia), Mpacha (Katima Mulilo-Namibia) and Kasane (Botswana). 

• Medical doctors and nurses in Kasane

All Villas feature:

• En-suite bathroom with double vanity and separate bath, shower and toilet

• Air conditioning

• Security Door Locks

• Mosquito Nets

• Hairdryers

• Bathroom Amenities

• Torch

• Multi 220v Plugs

• Linen Bathrobes & Slippers

• Room Safes

• Intercom Phones

• Tea/coffee station including Nespresso machines

• Stocked Mini-Bars

• Free Internet Wi-Fi access

• Front and back private terraces

• Large outdoor day-beds with river views

• Each Water Villa is privately set in its own building on stilts over or at the river’s edge. 

2 X Pilot/Tour Guide Rooms

Standard twin rooms with spectacular sunset views from a private terrace featuring a separate bathroom with single vanity, shower and toilet. This 34m2 room is comfortably furnished with 2 x single beds, which can be converted into one King bed. Furniture includes a desk, reading armchairs and coffee table.

Amenities include free Wi-Fi, Intercom Phone, Air-conditioning, and Tea & Coffee making stations, Mini-fridge, Hairdryer, Electronic Safe, multi 220v plugs.

AccommodationAccommodation

16 X Luxury Water Villas

The Luxury Water Villas all feature a guaranteed 180 degree unobstructed view of the Chobe River into the Chobe National Park. Perched on stilts over or at the water’s edge the Villa’s elevated view includes the world renowned Sedudu Island.

These “junior suites” with 82 m2 of living space feature an open plan lounge and bedroom area and include a 19m2 front terrace facing the Chobe River with built in day-bed and a 11 m2 rear terrace facing the natural bush and spectacular sunsets. The generous bathroom features a double vanity and separate bath, shower and toilet. The open-plan bedroom and lounge face the spectacular Chobe view through floor-to-ceiling glass doors, which fold back completely along the entire width of the Room and onto the front terrace. Each Villa offers a mattress/bed configuration of either extra-length King or 2 x 3Ž4 beds.

Average StayAverage Stay

2 Nights

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children age 13 and up are welcome

NOTE: Children in their own villa pay full adult rate.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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