Chobe Chilwero

Chobe & Savuti Botswana

  • Stunning split-level pool 
  • Suites with terraces and gardens 
  • Game drives and boat ride in the park 
  • Luxuriate in the spa 
  • Extensive wine cellar
  • Sundowner cruises on the Chobe River

Open: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is open all year. 

Location: The lodge borders Chobe National Park and is set on a hill above the Chobe River. The lodge is just a ten minute drive from Kasane International Airport. 

Rooms: There are 15 air-conditioned guest suites, All have an en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower plus a separate outdoor shower. Rooms feature ceiling fans, a minibar, hairdyer and safe. Each has a private garden. Three of the suites have a second bedroom, making them ideal for families. The pool suite comes with a plunge pool and dining deck.

Activities: Twice daily game drives, motorised boat safaris and sundowner cruises on the Chobe River. You can visit the local village and the Dipetsana Women's Bike Shop, set up with funding from Santuary Retreats, and visit the Caracal animal rescue centre just 5kms from Chobe Chilwero. Catch and release fishing trips can be arranged, as can a guided tour of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, about a 90 minute drive away. These last two activities can be booked and paid for at the lodge. 

Facilities: The lounge and dining room are linked to outdoor viewing decks. There is a spa offering a comprehensive range of services and treatments, with private treatment rooms, an indoor spa bath, hydrotherapy and a plunge pool. There is a split-level swimming pool, a library and curio shop. 

Dining: A blend of African and Western cuisine is served. Meals are in the dining room or deck, but private meals can be arranged on request. Breakfast and lunch are buffets, while at dinner time there is an a la carte menu. Afternoon tea and snacks are also provided.  

Children: The lodge accepts children of all ages, although children under five years are not allowed on activities unless sole vehicle use is requested. This is subject to management discretion. 

Health: This is a malarial area. 

Communication: There is a communications area with complimentary wifi access and a mobile signal.

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Client Rating for Botswana 5/5 from 120 reviews

As we drove from the air port we saw Wild Dogs on the road side ! Things never looked back from then on. We were treated very specially here ! Our lodge was great and even had a private pool and wonderful facilities. The main area is very good with spectacular views over the river Chobe way below. When we arrived we could see hundreds of elephant, buffalo and other game. The evening boat trip took us right up close to these and we were lucky on our first night to see them crossing the river. The game drives were extensive and we had good viewings and perhaps the largest herd of Buffalo we were to see. Ishmael

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