Chobe National Park, Botswana
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero lies on a hilltop above the Chobe River on the edge of Chobe National Park, in Botswana. The park is home to the world’s largest remaining population of elephants and there is an abundance of other wildlife including wild dog and lion. This luxury boutique lodge has a painted red exterior with rustic chic décor.
Offering a combination of impeccable service; mouthwatering cuisine; superb facilities including a spa and a split-level pool; and spectacular panoramic views across the islands and the floodplains, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero will appeal to couples and families seeking an intimate and unforgettable safari experience in an enchanting setting.
This exclusive riverside retreat provides 15 elegant and spacious thatched cottages including a romantic honeymoon suite, each featuring a mix of African and Aztec-style décor and a colour palette of browns, oranges and yellows.
When it comes to activities, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Experience thrilling game drives or an unforgettable water safari; indulge in a private dinner for two under the African sky; cool off in the pool; or be pampered at the spa.
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Information
- Location and getting there
The lodge is located ten minutes by road from Kasane international airport in Botswana. It is an hour and a half from Livingstone and Victoria Falls.
The 14 cottages and Honeymoon Suite are designed to blend in with the surroundings. Each one features mosaic floors, wooden furnishings, traditional fabrics and local artifacts as well as an en suite bathroom with a handcrafted, sunken bath, outdoor shower and private garden. The Honeymoon Suite comes with a deck and private plunge pool as well as a private vehicle and guide.
- Dining room
- Swimming pool
An array of activities is on offer including game drives, photographic safaris and sundowner cruises. Fishing excursions and a tour of Victoria Falls can also be arranged.
The lodge is an ideal choice for families with children of all ages. There is a fence around the lodge’s perimeter and an array of activities for kids on offer from guided walking safaris and game drives to making pizzas with the chef. Children aged between five and 11 are allowed on game drives.