Sindabezi is a top eco lodge and has only five open-sided thatched cottages on wooden decks, allowing guests to soak up the sights and sounds of the African bush in the perfect, pristine setting. Sindabezi has zero grid dependence, so rooms are romantically lit with hurricane lamps, candles and starlight. Despite its remote island setting, the chalets are luxuriously comfortable with king size beds, white cotton linen, mosquito nets, plush carpets, en-suite bathrooms with vanity table, free-standing bath and shower, and a private deck from which to soak up the birds and wildlife. The cottages have solar heated showers, and distinctive ‘loos with a view’ set along private wooden walkways. The main camp is set on the sand, with comfortable seating, reading and dining areas and a raised deck in the trees for catching the afternoon breeze. At night a trail of hurricane lamps lights your way back to the chalet across the soft sand.
Sindabezi is located some 17 kms upstream from Victoria Falls. Access to the Falls is from the Zambian Side at Livingstone, a journey of about one hour. There are views across the flood plains of the Zambezi and into the nearby National Park where game such as elephant, impala and wildebeest come to quench their thirst on the banks of the river.
Activities include river cruises, guided walks and fishing trips.
Luxury open chalets and a Honeymoon chalet
Open all year round
Activities are based out of Tongabezi where guests have the choice of a visit to Victoria Falls (one per stay), island lunch, canoeing on the Zambezi, sunrise and sunset boating, game drives into Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, guided walks, fishing and a visit to Simonga Village. Guests can enjoy a large variety of birds and river life from camp.
The grounds are usually not visited by any game other than vervet monkeys, squirrels and occasionally hippos at night. For safety guests are always escorted to and from their rooms at night.
It is possible to spot a large number of birds, plains game and the Black Rhinoceros in the local National Game Park.
Elephants are plentiful.
Guests wishing to see more of the big five can take a day trip to Chobe National Park which lies just across the border into Botswana.
Bespoke itinerary for every guest
Meals can be taken in a variety of locations ranging from your bed to the middle of the Zambezi River,
Sindabezi Island is the ultimate in romance and eco-friendly travel