We had a wonderful stay at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa. We were transported from the airport to the hotel by a welcoming and friendly member of staff and met at the hotel with warm/fragrant handtowels and a welcome drink - a very nice touch. Gardens and lawns are well kept and we enjoyed walking on the golf course which adjoins the Chobe River. Great to see the odd elephant and "daddy"bushpig in the hotel grounds.
Our room had a beautiful view of the garden and river, was very well appointed (guest amenities) clean and very comfortable - what more could we ask for. It was air-conditioned and also had flyscreens on sliding doors to balcony.
We had all our meals at the hotel. Breakfast,lunch and dinner was great. The selection on the buffet was fantastic and the service friendly - thank you Tshepo for the excellent service.
The activity desk was more than accommodating - thank you. Chris - our ranger - we so enjoyed our game drives and river cruises - your knowledge of Chobe National Park and the game/birds was informative - you do have a love for the bush.
We did not use the Spa but it looked clean and inviting - had we stayed longer we would have made use of it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa situated on the banks of the mighty Chobe River in Botswana is one of southern Africa's sustainable tourism destinations where luxury exists in harmony with nature, providing a unique location from which to explore the magical wonders of untamed Africa. Game, including herds of elephant, antelope, giraffe, zebras, lions, leopard and many more, roam freely in the nearby Chobe Game Park. Sunrises and sunsets in this part of the world, with the Chobe River and Namibian flood plains as a backdrop are the substance of dreams. Birdlife is in abundance. Bird species unique to this part of southern Africa can be seen on the property as well as on the banks of the Mighty Chobe River. Facilities at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa include 110 luxury air conditioned bedrooms and 4 suites all with river views, a 9 hole golf course and fully equipped spa. Each guest room has a private balcony. In these tranquil surroundings you will come to experience true comfort, superb accommodation, gourmet cuisine and African inspired menus and only the best in personalised 'African-style' service. Play a round of golf on the famous golf course or enjoy bird watching on the banks of the mighty Chobe River. Take time to interact with the un-spoilt natural and beautiful surroundings while enjoying a leisurely massage at the Mowana Spa. All 110 bedrooms and four suites boast spectacular river views and have been tastefully decorated in an ethnic style to compliment the natural ambiance. Both the Serondella Restaurant and Savuti cocktail bar overlook the Chobe River and Namibian flood plains, the ultimate place to watch the abundant wildlife gathering at twilight. The Spa at Cresta Mowana is beautifully designed, featuring natural textures and ethnic elements. It is in harmony with the surrounding Chobe National park, a serene space that offers sanctuary from the stresses of life. With four private treatment rooms complemented by a raised deck overlooking the mighty Chobe River on which open air pampering sessions are highly recommended, the Mowana Spa offers state of the art facilities and a range of Clarens treatments and therapies that will have you spoilt for choice. Life doesn't get much better than this. Day trips can be organized to Victoria Falls, just 80 kilometres away from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mowana Safari Hotel Kasane
- Mowana Safari Lodge