Ntwala Island Lodge


The exquisite Ntwala Lodge, member of the celebrated, elite hotel chain Islands in Afria, could well have been the setting for the inspiring movie Out of Africa with Robert Redford and Meryl Streep.


The adventure starts with the boat trip out to the remote lodge. Set most idyllically at the juncture of the Chobe with the Zambezi River, only 80 kilometres upstream of the world-famous Victoria Falls, the exceptional Ntwala Lodge features utmost luxury and fine comforts.


Despite the sophisticated read more » lodging, you are at the heart of the wilderness, where the countries Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana meet. Great news for the incurably romantic: The Ntwala Lodge is spread out over three small river islands.


This extraordinary setup allows for a maximum of privacy and idyllic lodging. In total, the boutique lodge accommodates no more than eight guests at any one time. Assuming responsibility for possible impacts on the environment, the Ntwala is committed to sustainable tourism, wildlife conservation and integration of the local population.


With the time, these noble notions have developed into a groundbreaking concept admired by many and fortunately copied by some. Great attention is also dedicated to providing a friendly and attentive service.


It is the accomplished service team’s sincere ambition to make you feel completely at home during you stay at the Ntwala Lodge. Of course, this entails providing finest cuisine. The lodge’s culinary creations combine a multitude of influences and flavours and charm even the most discerning palates.


White sand and green palm trees, intact nature and lush waterways, a thundering waterfall and prolific wildlife – welcome to Africa, welcome to Namibia and welcome to the gracious Ntwala Lodge!


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The exceptional setup of the Ntwala Island Lodge makes it the perfect accommodation choice for those who seek a romantic getaway featuring a maximum of privacy. The fine lodge’s installations are accommodated read more » on three different, small river islands.


The boutique lodge’s four luxurious suites house no more than eight guests at any one time. The suites are simply stunning. Each unit comes with a private swimming pool framed by soft, white sand.


A large wooden viewing platform commands a magnificent view of the pristine surroundings. Additionally, a boardwalk navigates the lush beauty.


Your private spa temple: Each suite features a generous and beautifully decorated bathroom with an extra large bathtub. On your request, the service team will draw you a foam-topped bath, light the setting with numerous candles and place a bottle of cold champagne within your reach.


In the mornings, it is your choice: You may start the day with a refreshing shower in your bathroom or alternatively step outside to make use of the exciting open-air shower, which is of course well-protected from potential onlookers. Nothing but the sounds of the wilderness accompany you while you shower.


Each of the four suites is individually furnished and designed, with great attention having been dedicated to even the smallest details. The large bed is draped in a billowing mosquito net.


Thus protected from undesirable nightly visits, the comfy bed and crisp linen welcome you and whisper the implicit promise of sweet dreams to come. Having rested, once again open your eyes onto the marvellous wilderness scenery. Incidentally, a laundry service completes the range of fine services.


Last but by no means least, a special highlight: Each suite comes with a private boat included, which is at your disposition at all times. An experienced driver and guide will take you exploring the waterways whenever your fancy strikes you!


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The motto at the Ntwala Island Lodge: Full range of options, no obligations. The leisure activities are organised in such a fashion that you may decide whether you spend a day filled with activity or rather read more » in happy idleness, indulging in the pristine surroundings.


The activities are focused on experiencing and understanding the intricate ecosystem. Surrounded by water, the wet element plays a large role at the Impalila Island Lodge. Board your private safari boat and cruise the lush waterways at your leisure, quietly floating closer and closer to the river’s wildlife.


Nevertheless, classic game drives are also part of the range of tours the lodge features. Explore Namibia’s exotic wildlife. A specialised bird watching tour focuses on the region’s prolific birdlife.


The cruises down the majestic Zambezi River’s fierce rapids are another exciting option. Included in the ride’s itinerary are guided walks on the river’s islands.


In fact, lonely river islands are so plentiful in this region that you might want to indulge in the deserted island feeling. Request to have a picnic for two arranged on the island of your choice. It is a pleasure for the service team to meet such requests. Just be sure to agree on a pick up time.


The endless waterways are also a paradise for fishing enthusiasts. Venture out onto the river in a canoe and cast a line. Good news, if you style of fishing includes the thrill of fighting for a catch. The Chobe and the Zambezi River enjoy an excellent reputation.


Your stay at the Impalila Island Lodge should definitely include a day trip to the world-famous Victoria Falls. Witness the thundering might of the falls as they take a tumble over the edge, the spray rising for hundreds of feet.


Highly recommendable are the scenic flights over the Victoria Falls. Only a bird’s perspective can reveal the sheer power involved. A memorable experience! Almost as memorable as your stay at the exceptional Impalila Island Lodge.


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