Belmond Khwai River Lodge
Belmond Khwai River Lodge, Khwai Concession, Botswana
Belmond Khwai River Lodge is situated on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve.
Khwai is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife from the comfort of your own private deck. In the centre of camp there is a large thatched bar and dining area.
There are comfortable chairs, books, magazines and even a chess set. Outside there is a large swimming pool on raised decking and a small observation deck with a telescope and thatch roof - ideal for game spotting in the heat of the day.
Khwai's sixteen canvas rooms are spread out in a long line, thus meaning the furthest is a good 5 minute walk from the bar. All the rooms are very luxurious, raised on platforms with polished wooden floors and shaded by a thatch roof.
Each luxury tent has a large four poster bed with mosquito netting, air conditioning, a safe and en-suite bathroom with double shower. In the front of each tent a large and shady veranda has safari chairs overlooking the river and dinner can be served on your veranda on request.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
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Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Your morning and afternoon activities will be taken either within the Khwai Concession, or in the lodge's community owned concession area, where you will be able to take part in night drives.