Botswana Hotels

Kwetsani Camp

Pros

  • Gorgeous views
  • Genuine delta feel

Cons

  • Game can be sporadic

Published 03/01/2016

Fodor's Review

Perched on high wooden stilts amid a forest canopy on a small island surrounded by enormous open plains, Kwetsani is one of the loveliest of the delta camps. The public areas overlooking the floodplains are built around huge, ancient trees, with a giant jackalberry dominating the bar. Each spacious room, made of canvas, wood, and slatted poles, is set like a child's building block in the middle of a large wooden deck built high into the trees. Polished wooden floors; coir mats; comfy armchairs; butlers' tables with tea, coffee, and biscuits; billowing mosquito nets; cow-hide covered ottomans; and indoor and outdoor showers all contribute to a warm, homey atmosphere. After enjoying a game drive or mokoro trip, end your day with a sundowner (cocktail) party by the lagoon lighted by flickering lanterns, with entertainment by the best in local talent—snorting hippos, whooping hyenas, and keening waterbirds.

Hotel Information

Address:

Jao Concession, Okavango Delta, North West, Botswana

Phone:

27–11-807–1800-in South Africa

Website: www.kwetsani.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 5 Tents
  • Rate includes: All meals

Published 03/01/2016

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