Chobe & Savute, Botswana
Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge lies on the banks of the river in the heart of the Chobe National Park, in Botswana. As well as the finest accommodation, this luxury boutique safari camp has a delightful swimming pool and a traditional Boma. It will appeal to adventure-seekers wanting an authentic and memorable escape in the heart of the African bush.
The lodge provides twelve supremely elegant and spacious, thatched roof tents built on raised wooden platforms. Each room features safari-chic décor, a four-poster bed, an outdoor shower and an expansive private deck with uninterrupted views of the savannah.
The lodge is a magnet for wildlife and the highlight is the game drives, where you will get the chance to spot the Big Five. After a tiring day, cool off in the pool, enjoy mouthwatering local cuisine under the stars around the campfire, or simply relax in the privacy of your room as you watch the wildlife wander by.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate the Savute, Chobe National Park 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 Savute Elephant Lodge Information
- Location & Getting there
The lodge is situated in the Chobe National Park and is accessible via scheduled flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Maun, a 50-minute flight away. It has its own private airstrip.
The 12 tents are spacious and beautifully appointed with four-poster beds draped with mosquito netting, spacious bathrooms and expansive decks complete with hammocks.
- 20 m swimming pool
- Restaurant (private dining also available)
- Traditional Boma
- Private airstrip
- Reference library
- Watering hole with observation deck
The wide array of activities includes morning and evening game drives, walking safaris, stargazing, bird watching and visiting ancient rock paintings.
Children over 8 years old are welcome.