Hotels in Botswana
A 1940’s safari feel in the otherworldly salt pans, plus a shaded swimming pool.
Two groups of tents, featuring plunge pools and unshaded decks for prime bird-watching, linked by raised walkways.
The middle of nowhere, recast as one of the sexiest places on earth?Only in Africa—the stark Makgadikgadi Pans in northeastern Botswana, to be precise.
Moorish-themed, eco-conscious property known to offer great wildlife spotting: it’s set on a river frequented by elephants.
Xudum’s design is eclectic and contemporary—a departure from traditional safari décor. The nine suites have canopied platform beds, and atop each structure is a viewing deck furnished with a king-size bed and binocular—perfect for viewing the elephants as they graze around the camp.
The unique location of this safari camp—it’s set on the island of Xaxaba, smack-dab among the waterways of the Okavango Delta—means you’ll do more of your game viewing via mokoro (traditional carved canoe) than you will via Jeep.
10 thatched-roof tents (all have en suite bathrooms and outdoor showers) in a mangosteen grove on the edge of a hippo-filled lagoon.
Set along the Boro River in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Sanctuary Retreat's intimate eco-lodge is built from plaster, burlap, and 150,000 aluminum cans collected from the local community.
The Moremi Wildlife Reserve—an 1,880-square-mile national park in the heart of the Okavango Delta—provides the dramatic setting for this luxury tented camp.
Set alongside the wildlife-rich savannas of Chobe National Park, this luxury tented camp has something special to celebrate this year: the 2010 return of water to the Savute Channel—Chobe’s major waterway—after a three-decade absence.
Activities at this renovated tent encampment include canoeing in the river delta and guided tours on nearby islands.