|Chilwero quite literally means place of the high view and accurately describes this lodge which sits above the Chobe River and offers unparalleled views across the islands, flood plains and as far as Namibia.
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Location
Chobe Chilwero is located on the border of the Chobe National Park, just 5 minutes by road to Kasane and 1½ hours from Victoria Falls. This ideal location provides superb access to the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls and the Caprivi Strip.
Chobe, forming part of Botswana`s northern most border, is a contrast of desert aridity and flood plains. A symbol of Africa`s diversity and inconsistencies. Dominated by the Mababe Depression the Chobe Region is best known for its vast national parks, splendid forest reserves and imposing elephant population.
Chobe Chilwero offers travellers a full taste of Africa`s pristine Wilderness.
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Activities
Safari Lodge Wildlife Game Drives Safari Self Drive Fishing Photography Birding Spa Game Cruise Swimming Pool Price Range - Southern Africa: $600 - $800 Child Friendly
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Attractions
Chobe National Park covers a diversity of landscapes ranging from riverine forests to floodplains and periodic marshlands. The area is home to the largest concentration of elephants in Africa, as well as an abundance of hippo, buffalo, antelope and lion.
Botswana`s land mass is slightly larger than that of France. The country spans the tropic of Capricorn. Classified as semi-arid, evaporation exceeds rainfall monthly. Rainy season starts in late December and lasts through February. The average rainfall in Chobe is 600mm.
Botswana`s local population is estimated at 1.4 million.
70% of the land is covered by Kalahari Sands.
Chobe National Park stretches 11,700km`s.
The country`s estimated elephant population is +- 50 000.
The Chobe River flows into the Zambezi River, both are known for their excellent fishing with more than 90 species of fish in the waters. Commonly sought after are the Tiger Fish and other fresh water fish.
The Chobe River area is one of the few areas in Botswana where the Puka Antelope is found.
There are over 400 bird species found in the Chobe National Park, among them the African Skinner, kingfishers, numerous storks and bee-eaters.
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Facilities
Chobe Chilwero offers nine double and six twin luxury cottages, all of which are individually designed to blend in perfectly with the topography and natural vegetation of the surrounding area. The cottage floor plates measure 61 square metres in area. Each luxury cottage has its own en-suite bathroom with a large sunken handcrafted bath, indoor and outdoor showers, private garden, “sala” or private balcony, mosquito nets, ceiling fans and air-conditioning.
Our new (2014) honeymoon suite features a private plunge pool and deck area where guests will be able to enjoy private dinners for two under the stars (weather permitting) and special turn downs every night. Guests booking this room will automatically receive a private vehicle and guide for all game viewing activities.
The main public area includes an elegant lounge and dining room, which are linked to spectacular outdoor viewing decks.
The well-stocked wine cellar is temperature controlled and houses a large variety of the finest South African and European wines.
This superb lodge also boasts a swimming pool, library, curio and an e-communications centre that allows guests to keep in touch with e-mail and internet information.
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Additional Information
For game viewing, Chobe Chilwero offers guests complete flexibility. Our highly qualified professional guides lead game drives in customized open 4 x 4 game viewing vehicles. Sundowner Cruises are particularly spectacular for sunsets on the Chobe River. Fishing excursions are also available.
SAFARI SPA TREATMENTS AT CHOBE CHILWERO
We are delighted to announce that the new in-room beauty treatments, which were launched in February 2002 at Chobe Chilwero, have added a new dimension to game lodge stays in Botswana. We believe that this level of indulgence compliments the superior service and excellent game viewing already being experienced at Chobe Chilwero, and ensures a truly exclusive stay for your clients at this boutique lodge in Botswana.
These treatments can be booked at the lodge on the guest’s arrival.* VIEW OUR CURRENT SPECIAL ON SANCTUARY CHOBE CHILWERO:
Sanctuarys Family Special - Children under 15 stay FREESanctuarys Green Season SpecialSanctuarys Stay 5, Pay 4
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Children Policy
All children aged 0-2 stays free of charge
Children aged 2-12 pays 50%
Children 12+ pays the full rate
Children below 15 years of age are required to share a room with an adult
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM