My stay at this hidden gem over Christmas prompted me to write my first-ever review on Tripadvisor! I chose Chobe Bakwena Lodge after searching for something different from places I have previously stayed in the Kasane region. Coming from Botswana and with my best friend visiting the country for the first time I was looking for an experience that would be atmospheric, unique and as close to nature as we could be - but with comfort! I am so happy that I took a chance on a smaller, newer lodge because I discovered what I can now say is my number 1 place to stay in Botswana. What makes the lodge unique is that it transcends the usual luxurious (and highly expensive) exclusive lodges characteristic of Botswana's higher-end tourism scene. It does so by combining personalised attention to detail, a genuine passion for and knowledge of the surrounding wilderness and a strong sense of the ideal of mentoring the staff to deliver top rate service. Above all, the warmth and considerate nature of the whole team at Bakwena, their passion for their work and commitment to providing visitors with a beautiful experience are what sets the lodge apart. On top of all that it is an excellent value, affordable option. I couldn't recommend it more!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Chobe Bakwena Lodge is a small owner run eco lodge built on the banks of the Chobe River. The lodge is built using sand bag technology and offers an eco friendly, affordable option for a responsible tourism option. ... more less