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Elephant's Eye, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Our rating: First Class

This lovely eco-friendly lodge has a great position in Hwange. There are just eight tented chalets, raised on wooden platforms to enjoy uninterrupted views over a waterhole which is regularly visited by elephants and other wildlife. All of the chalets have double or twin beds, solar powered electricity, a log burning stove with fire guards, a wrap around deck, tea and coffee facilities, and en suite bathroom with bathtub and outside shower. Meals are enjoyed communally in the dining area or boma and private dining can be arranged on your deck. The lodge also has a treatment room offering massages and a small gym plus a slate lined pool. Activities are varied, including game drives, guided walks, bird watching and night game drives, all with exceptional guides.

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