Okavango Delta, Botswana
This luxury boutique lodge lies on the edge of the Leadwood and Fig Tree forest of the Khwai River floodplains in the Moremi Wildlife Reserve in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. This area is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals and other wildlife. As well as supremely stylish accommodation, Belmond Khwai River Lodge has a superb swimming pool, a gym and a traditional Boma. It will appeal to discerning travellers seeking a unique and unforgettable retreat from which to spot some of Africa’s most spectacular wildlife.
The lodge offers 15 lavishly appointed, thatched roof rooms including a private suite. Each chalet is set on a raised wooden platform and features safari-chic décor with a four-poster bed, elegant bathroom and private deck with spectacular views of the African plains.
There are endless unforgettable adventures to be had including night safaris, complete with night vision goggles. You can also head out on a walking safari, go bird watching or visit a nearby village for an insight into local life. After a tiring day, laze by the pool, indulge in a pampering massage in the privacy of your room, enjoy a candlelit dinner for two on your deck or enjoy a spot of stargazing.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate the Okavango Delta into a greater Botswana and African holiday. Take a look at Wild Bush Luxury as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Belmond Khwai River Lodge Information
- Location & Getting there
The lodge is located on the edge of Botswana’s Moremi National Park and is accessible by scheduled flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Maun or Kasane. It is a 20-minute flight from Maun Airport and a 60-minute flight from Kasane Airport.
The 15 rooms come with lavish interiors, four-poster beds draped with mosquito nets and private decks with outdoor showers. The secluded private suite offers a more romantic experience and has a heated splash pool and an open-air bathroom with a copper-framed Victorian bath.
- Restaurant (private dining also available)
- Spa facilities
- 20 m swimming pool
- Traditional Boma
- Private airstrip
As well as thrilling game drives, you can go on walking safaris, go bird watching, see ancient rock paintings or visit local villages.
Children over 8 are welcome.