perfect for Luxury African Safari Holidays
The luxurious and romantic location of Tongabezi Lodge on the Zambezi river banks is truly special. From the river back drop, open air dining and designed in privacy, Tongabezi is extraordinary.
Accommodation is laid out over 5 houses and 4 river cottages, individually styled and individually serviced by your very own private valet. Fully air-conditioned and with personal safes, each property also has uncapped Wi-Fi to enable you to keep friends and family as up to date on your adventures as you desire.
The grounds also contain a communal plunge pool by the fully stocked bar, a refreshing retreat from the heat and a great way to unwind. The daily laundry service is complimentary, and makes travelling light, travelling smart.
Accommodation - Which House to choose?
Honeymoon House is the ultimate in romance, privacy and indulgence. The most amazing view of the Zambezi from the private balcony almost declares its perfection as a romantic dinner setting. Its secluded open-air bath conjures up intimate evenings with views
incomparable. A couple’s private plunge pool sets Honeymoon House apart.
The River Cottages have their own unique view of the Zambezi River and are furnished a signature fusion of African style and elegance. High ceilings and glass windows and doors create airy light spaces, the pine decking providing a perfect setting for a private candlelit dinner, served by your own valet.
Bird House is quite different, perched on a cliff with a large suspended deck. Beautiful views for private dining or making the most of the open air claw-foot bathtub.
Tree House brings childhood dreams to life. Set back along a hidden path, nestled on a pine deck amongst the branches of 3 Ebony trees. Ample living space is magnified by the completely open front façade of the Tree House – bringing the outside in! As unique as it is beautiful, this is like no treehouse you will ever experience.
Dog House, a family escape on the edge of Tongabezi gardens. 3 separate decks connect the living space, raised so the Zambezi flows under the rooms during high water. An elevated walkway your route to the rest of the world. Your own private plunge pool overlooking the Zambezi River, exclusive bar and double sided fireplace add to the spectacular hideaway.
Nut House is a haven of African art and textiles. Whilst entirely enclosed from the elements, light bathes the rooms through every wall. Its elevated garden and exclusive infinity plunge pool add to its spectacular views.
Garden House brings family together, whether parents still wanting romance or children wanting adventure. Set back from the river, privacy and safety are amongst its qualities. Two en-suite bathrooms, spacious lounge, exclusive dining setting, private plunge pool and of course a garden to explore
Dining is as special as the setting at Tongabezi. Presentation and seasonal offerings are the foundation to legendary food served. A team of chefs and kitchen staff ensure the highest of culinary standards and many of the produce used comes from the grounds gardens.
Whether you choose the dining decks with private or mixed guest tables, experience your cuisine delivered by canoe to your anchored Sampan, or dine in the privacy of your accommodation you will not be disappointed.
Tongabezi take the planning out of your stay. Prided on its versatile, luxurious accommodation, nothing can be taken away from its included experiences. Book a guided canoe tour of the Zambezi, take in lunch on a nearby beach or even sundowners at sunset, and perhaps try your hand at fishing. Explore the Zambezi during sunrise or sunset on a power boat trip, visit the Maramba Market, or be introduced the people of
Book your activities as you please to suit you as part of your stay. From guided Bush Walks to open top vehicle Game Drives in Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Tongabezi ensures you see the Real Africa. Why not include a visit to Tujatane Trust School, indulge in the bazaar at Mukuni Park or take in Livingstone Museum. And of course no stay is complete without a trip to the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls
*please note entrance fees to Victoria Falls and the Parks are not included.
As an addition to the inclusive activities at Tongabezi we can organise non-inclusive trips at additional cost. Why not take a visit to Livingstone Island at the edge of Victoria Fall, enjoy the view from a thrilling microlight or helicopter flight over the Falls. Be exhilarated on the white water rafting, jet boating the Batoka Gorge, or bungee jumping. Enjoy the elegance of dinner aboard the five star Royal Livingstone Express, or visit Chobe National Park in Botswana to see one of the largest concentrations of game animals in Africa. African Safari Experience can book these and more in advance - see our Activity Booker here.