Best of the Best 2018 - 43
BELMOND SAVUTE ELEPHANT LODGE
CHOB E, B OTSWA N A
N E I G H B O R H O O D Savute, Chobe National Park
Perched on the banks of the Savute Channel, Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge is a spectacular
base from which to explore the area. Drama unfolds here daily, with interactions between
the high concentrations of elephants, the large lion prides and the many hyenas that inhabit
the area. Savute is also unrivaled for its sightings of excellent predator and prey interaction
during the drier months of August through October, and should be included on any Southern
Private dining experience on your room's
deck, once per stay.
The unpredictable Savute Channel dries
up from time to time, but the permanent
watering hole attracts large volumes of
elephants and wildlife to the lodge.
Distance from Maun Airport (MUB): 40 minutes by light aircraft
CHOB E R IVER , B OTSWA N A & N A MIB IA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Chobe River near Kasane
Located on the Chobe River, the Zambezi Queen captures the elegance and adventure of a
bygone era in a unique and contemporary setting. Enjoy unobstructed views from any of the
14 tastefully appointed suites featuring private balconies and air conditioning. On the top deck,
floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding doors lead out onto the pool deck and offer superb wildlife
viewing. With the area's estimated elephant population of around 120,000, the game-viewing
from this elevated vantage point is astounding. A variety of activities are offered, from boma
dinners and cultural village tours to tiger and bream fishing (when in season).
A DV I S O R T I P
$100 value credit to be utilized during stay.
Valid on additional premier drinks, excluding
French champagne. Up to 50% of the credit
available in the gift shop.
Experience a dramatic river safari on the
Chobe River near this breathtaking hotel,
encompassing both Botswana and Namibia.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Distance from Kasane Airport (BBK): 10 minutes
Size: 14 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual
BELMOND KHWAI RIVER LODGE
MOR EMI WILDLIFE R ESER VE, B OTSWA N A
N E I G H B O R H O O D Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Nestled on the edge of a leadwood forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and
beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, lies Belmond Khwai River Lodge. Situated in one of
Africa's most sought-after wildlife-viewing locations, the Lodge is renowned for providing access to impressive concentrations of large mammals, such as elephant, buffalo and hippo, in
addition to lion, leopard and wild dog. Day and night game drives are offered in open 4x4 vehicles. Belmond Khwai River Lodge is an ideal location for experiencing Botswana at any time
throughout the year.
30-minute massage, once per stay.
Being located on a private concession allows
clients the opportunity to take guided safari
walks, helicopter safaris and night game
Distance from Maun Airport (MUB): 30 minutes by light aircraft
Size: 15 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen
A FRICA & MIDDLE EAST
Size: 12 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen