Across Zimbabwe, enticing luxury resorts beckon in diverse landscapes, from the thunderous spectacle of Victoria Falls to the ancient granite majesty of Matobo Hills, the wildlife haven of Mana Pools, and the tranquil banks of the Zambezi. While each safari camp boasts its own unique character and charm, they all share an unwavering commitment to unparalleled location, blissful relaxation, impeccable service, and crafting the ultimate luxury travel experience.
Whether you’re looking for a private island, a thrilling plunge into the wilderness, an opulent jungle retreat, a serene overwater bungalow, an all-inclusive resort you never have to leave, a relaxing honeymoon destination, each of these exquisite properties deserves a place on your travel bucket list.
1. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Located just 4 kilometres from the iconic Victoria Falls, this stunning lodge is set in the heart of the Zambezi National Park. With breathtaking views of the African bush and wildlife, the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is an ideal place to relax and unwind.
2. Tsowa Safari Island
Tsowa Safari Island is an intimate eco-friendly tented camp that is surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of the Zambezi environs in a wildlife-rich concession. This luxury modern-day explorer’s camp offers 8 luxury tents with en-suite indoor and outdoor showers. Each tent is carefully positioned in the shade of the forest to ensure guest privacy and maximize the river views.
3. Hide Safari Camp
The Hide Safari Camp is an award-winning camp is situated in the heart of the Hwange National Park and offers guests an authentic African experience. With luxury tents and personalized service, The Hide Safari Camp is a must-visit destination for those looking to explore the wilds of Zimbabwe.
4. Mpala Jena Camp
Mpala Jena Camp is an exquisite tented camp, located in a private concession within Zambezi National Park overlooking a beautiful stretch of Zambezi River and in the shade of indigenous trees. The Zambezi National Park has a healthy population of wildlife including buffalo, elephants and lions and offers excellent bird-watching, particularly between November and April.
5. Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
Located on the shores of Lake Kariba, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is a stunning luxury resort that offers guests breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding wildlife. With comfortable accommodations, gourmet dining, and guided tours, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is a must-visit destination.
6. Amalinda Lodge
This exclusive, privately owned safari lodge, Amalinda lodge is located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Matobo Hills, the oldest National Park in Zimbabwe, tucked away into an ancient Bushman’s shelter. Drift away on crisp linen, whilst the scents of Ancient African aromas swirl under the canopy of thatch and rock. Drops of aromatherapy oils are added to generous amounts of carrot and nut oil for that exclusive and private massage by our expert in-house masseuse.
7. Batoka Gorges Lodge
Gorges Lodge is a luxury Victoria Falls safari lodge with 30 luxurious rooms overlooking the breathtaking Batoka Gorge and conveniently located close to the Victoria Falls. Gorges Lodge is an ideal place to explore the natural beauty of Zimbabwe.
8. Sian Simba River Lodge
Venture into the heart of the African savanna on exhilarating game drives, guided walks, and boat trips. Discover the diverse wildlife that roams the land, from majestic elephants to elusive leopards, and marvel at the captivating beauty of the natural world.
9. Changa Safari Camp
Changa Safari Camp Located on the shores of Lake Kariba, Changa Safari Camp offers guests an unforgettable African experience. With luxury accommodations, gourmet dining, and guided tours, Changa Safari Camp is perfect for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing retreat.
10. Little Makalolo Camp
Little Makalolo Camp Situated in the Hwange National Park, Little Makalolo Camp is a luxury tented camp that offers guests an authentic African experience. With guided tours, gourmet meals, and personalized service, Little Makalolo Camp is a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and unforgettable safari experience.
Matetsi Victoria Falls
Experience the magic that is Matetsi Victoria Falls, the ultimate safari experience and idyllic accommodation retreat from which to visit the largest waterfall on earth. For those in search of seclusion and privacy, Matetsi River House epitomises the luxury of space for you, with family or friends.
In conclusion, Zimbabwe is a spectacular destination with some of the best holiday resorts in Africa. Whether you are seeking a peaceful retreat, a romantic getaway, or an adventure-filled holiday, there is a resort in Zimbabwe that will cater to your needs.