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TravelBotswana Bound: Inside Belmond's Redesigned Savute Elephant Lodge

Botswana Bound: Inside Belmond's Redesigned Savute Elephant Lodge

Botswana Bound: Inside Belmond's Redesigned Savute Elephant Lodge
By Juliana Loh
June 28, 2018
The luxurious tented oasis offers guests front row seats watching wildlife in a lush, rustic environment.Built and designed sustainably by Inge Moore at Muz Lab, the Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge is located by the Savute Channel, in the heart of Chobe National Park.
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

A tented oasis

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge was completely redesigned and rebuilt sustainably by Muz Lab, respecting nature and the locale of the region.

The lodge boasts 12 luxurious tented rooms with breathtaking views of elephants in their natural habitat, a luxury spa and a viewing hide overlooking the watering hole.

 

 

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Open-air buildings

Relax in the rustic open lounge and bar on an open deck and watch the wildlife in their natural habitat.

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Breakfast with elephants

The lodge offers unrivalled views of wildlife from first light to dusk.

 

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Understated luxury

Spacious, airy bedrooms with four poster beds and a neutral palette reflecting the tones of the savannah with a pop of colour in decorative details. 

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Poolside viewings

Enjoy front row seats animal watching while lounging by the pool.

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Dinner with a view

Feast under African skies on your own private dining deck.

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Campfire stargazing

Huddle by campfire at dusk and enjoy a spot of stargazing over a cocktail or two.

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Safari adventures

Choose from the different option of game drives and activities to get up close and personal with the wildlife of Chobe National Park. The area is known for its elephant community, but is also home to predatory wildlife.

Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Photo: Courtesy of Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

 Into the Wilderness

Head out to the lodge's unique viewing hide overlooking the watering hole to see elephants, and other wildlife in their element.

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