The awe-inspiring Victoria Falls is considered to be one of the greatest wonders of the world. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mose-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. Columns of spray can be seen from miles away as, at the height of the rainy season, more than five hundred million cubic meters of water per minute plummet over the edge, over a width of nearly two kilometers, into a gorge over one hundred meters below.
Fun and lively, The Victoria Falls Waterfront (formerly Zambezi Waterfront) is the perfect place to stay when you are looking for centrally located, yet affordable Livingstone accommodation.
Zambia’s warmth and hospitality shines through in this family-orientated 3-star hotel, just a 5 minute walk from Victoria Falls. From its colorful decor to its unpretentious and welcoming style, the AVANI Victoria Falls is as vibrant as the people themselves. Opened in 2001, the hotel has established itself as a high value getaway for families.
One of the world’s Classic five-star hotels commands prime location overlooking Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, an acclaimed Natural Wonder of the World. A proud member of Leading Hotels of the World, the Edwardian-style hotel, built in 1904, was splendidly redecorated in 2013 to combine its traditional majesty with modern sophistication. For more than 110 years The Victoria Falls Hotel has been a luxury icon in Africa.
Just 30 minutes from Livingstone but in the heart of the wild. The comfortable bedrooms are in thatched cottages set around sweeping lawns – some on the riverbank, some overlooking our own secluded private dam with its beautiful birdlife. Every room has its own deck or terrace for sunbathing, birdwatching, private dinners or just relaxing……ideal for recovering from a long flight to reach us, or relaxing after the rigours of early morning and late night safari drives.
An informal style with friendly, welcoming staff who do all they can to make your stay a really memorable Zambezi experience.
The Elephant Camp is nestled on a ridge between the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorges, giving guests an uninterrupted view of the breath-taking spray that swells above the Victoria Falls rainforest. Set against a backdrop of indigenous teak woodland, the imaginative use of eco-friendly canvas tents allows this unique camp to live in harmony with the surrounding environment.
The Islands of Siankaba luxury lodge is located on two private islands in the middle of the mighty Zambezi River situated between the ‘Seventh Wonder of the Natural World’, the magnificent Victoria Falls, and the world famous Chobe National Park.
The unique feature of the lodge is the series of walkways and bridges that link the two islands together. The quirky design incorporates the use of natural materials that blend in with the feel of the surrounding bush while taking full advantage of the beauty of the riverine setting.
The lodge boasts 8 twin rooms and 2 family units comprising of 4 beds each. Each unit has its own indoor and outdoor bathrooms, as well as a luxurious private plunge pool. The main lodge consists of a lounge with an open dining area, where the fine dining experience of African cuisine will come to life.
The communal deck is set on the edge of the stunning riverside and is home to a sunken boma area and an infinity pool. Wooden decking floats on the edge of the river and moves with the water level to create the illusion of sailing a boat and help to achieve a seamless feel between river and land.
Eleven spacious, private suites are individually nestled within the tree line along the edge of the magnificent Zambezi River. From their elevated positions, each separate, perfectly situated suite looks across the river to the Zambezi National Park on the opposite bank, home to an array of wildlife and birds in an area of abundant natural beauty.
Sip a sundowner and enjoy a spectacular African sunset while relaxing on one of the decks or in the comfort of your private rooms. In honour of the local heritage, each suite is named after individuals who have special places in the history of Zambia.
Set on a hill bordering the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and overlooking unspoilt bush, Stanley Safari Lodge is only three kilometre from the Victoria Falls. The views are splendid: the spray of the Falls in the distance, the mighty Zambezi River and on top of that yet another beautiful African sunset.
The ten uniquely designed chalets are constructed of teak and local stone and are open fronted or more colonial style brick and tiled rooms which are closed.
Overlooking the mighty Zambezi River and some of its islands, Toka Leya is the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure; ideal for the beginning or the end of your African safari. Morning explorations on the river, the surrounding Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park or the nearby Victoria Falls can be followed by a tranquil afternoon at the spa or practising inspired yoga on the panoramic deck of their gym.
The camp’s twelve spacious en-suite safari-style tents (including three family tents) with expansive decks soak up the dramatic views and active wildlife. Wooden walkways snake between the units and the main area where the dining room, bar and lounge are complemented by an infinity pool, a sundeck for sumptuous meals and a convivial fire pit for night-time gatherings.
Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma is built on a dramatic bend of the Zambezi River in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, twelve kilometres upstream from the world-famous Victoria Falls.
Accommodation is in twelve Sussi tree-houses, connected by wooden walkways. There are also two private Chuma houses, each with two bedrooms. In April 2018, this boutique riverside retreat will reopen with an enlightened take on sophisticated safari life. Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma is in the heart of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, and all 12 treehouses set amid jackalberry trees have been restyled. To maximise the magic of staying right here at the edge of a dramatic bend in the Zambezi there are also new lounges and decking added as communal spaces.
Rates are per person, per night based on 2 people sharing. Per night discounts are available if you stay longer.
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A romantic hideaway on the banks of the Zambezi River just upstream of Victoria Falls. The friendly team welcomes guests to a selection of houses and cottages, each beautifully styled with furniture and embellishments from all over Africa. Guests can dine beside the river or on their private terrace. Privately owned and run, Tongabezi combines an exclusive ambience with the legendary warmth and hospitality of the people of Zambia.
Royal Chundu is a sanctum of quiet solitude and untouched beauty and the first Relais & Châteaux property in Zambia. The luxurious lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, just upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls on a 15km stretch of private waterway which is protected by two sets of rapids.
Royal Chundu was created in complete harmony with its natural surroundings and embraces the tradition and geography of the area while incorporating stylish and sophisticated accommodation, world class service and sumptuous pan-African cuisine.
The Royal Livingstone Hotel is a luxurious 5*plus hotel situated on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. The hotel stretches along the banks of the Zambezi River, just a short walk to the entrance of The Victoria Falls.
It’s named in honor of the explorer Dr. David Livingstone, and it’s interior design reflects the elegance of days gone by, using an African architectural style. Royal Livingstone consist of 17 colonial-style buildings, with large verandas. The main hotel building incorporates the lounge, restaurant and bar.