Tongabezi Lodges


“Look for the bare necessities, the simple bare necessities, forget about your worries and your strife…” – do you still know this old classic from childhood days?


The song perfectly describes the easygoing atmosphere at the three Tongabezi Lodges. Unquestionably, Tongabezi belongs to the most spectacular lodges in the whole of Africa.


The main lodge is located directly on the waterside of the powerful Zambezi River. It is a paradisiacal hideaway set amidst pristine nature snugly positioned read more » under tall and lush ebony trees. It is exactly the right place for you if you seek secluded privacy.


Consequently, the lodge is very popular with honeymooners. Nearby, at only 20 kilometres distance, one of the great natural wonders takes a plunge into churning froth – the majestic Victoria Waterfalls.


Should you schedule permit it, try to visit Tongabezi at full moon. The full moon causes a special effect which is probably unique in the world – rainbows shimmering in fine spray of the falls by the light of the moon. The beautifully effect was coined “Moon Bow”.


The culinary highlights are another of Tongabezi’s sophisticated pleasures. The tasty meals are served either in the stylish and spacious dining room in the main house or on the viewing deck which sports a fantastic panorama of the river.


The Tongabezi Lodge - enjoy with all your senses. The comfortable lounge in the main house is a popular meeting point for a drink and chit-chat.


The marvellous pool is integrated into a natural cliff and promises refreshment on a hot day. Indulge in the peace and quiet of Africa and spend memorable days at this truly fantastic and extraordinary lodge!


Moreover, Tongabezi offers two equally wonderful accommodation options: The first is the Zindabezi Island. Set amidst the rushing Zambezi, the island features five luxurious suites only and ensures absolute privacy and solitude.


The trip to the island is the start of the adventure: You reach the green island by canoe. At night, the electric light is switched off and the lodge will only be lit by oil lamps and the glow of the campfire – the most romantic setting for honeymooners. Should you long for more privacy, the island can be chartered to you exclusively.


The second accommodation option is the Tangala House which is situated a little off the main lodge in a beautiful nook, directly on the Zambezi. The Tangala House is a superb and luxurious option for families. The colonial house offers four bedrooms and a private pool.


No matter where you accommodation preferences lie, Tongabezi belongs to one of the most extraordinary products Intosol features and we are sure: You will come back thrilled!


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The Tongabezi Lodge: The gentle rush of the Zambezi River will sing you to sleep and wake you in the morning. Is there a better start into the new day?


In total there are just five thatched “River read more » Cottages” and five houses. Each unit has been completely individually designed and attention to detail is apparent in every aspect.


Natural African construction materials and an African colour scheme setting the tone, you will go on time travel back to the colonial period. Furnishing the units, special attention was paid to the bathrooms. An Open-Air Bath has been set into the floor – bathing delights deluxe!


The name River Cottages already says it all – the suites are located directly on the river. The big and comfortable beds with flowing mosquito nets ensure sweet dreams under a twinkling starry sky.


Apart from a bathtub, the bathroom offers an extra shower. Relax wherever you. Both the interior and exterior have been designed to provide ultimate comfort…to dream, fantasize, theorise or just plainly snooze.


The Honeymoon House is logical solution for romantic couples on a getaway – indulge and relax in the private ambience. From the balcony you enjoy a wonderful view of the river. This is the perfect location for a romantic candle-light-dinner under the stars.


The Tree House clings to the cliffs above the river, view included as a courtesy. The side facing the Zambezi is open to nature’s sweet grace. Of course, a tree house is located among the tree tops. This one even extends over two stories. Moreover, the open-air bathroom includes a beautiful stone bathtub featuring a great view of the river.


On the top of the hill is luxuriously furnished Bird House. The Dog House is located at the waterside.


The Garden Cottage is situated amidst a private garden, however, without a view of the river. The cottage offers not only a luxurious bath and bedroom but also a living room with an open fireplace perfect for snug evenings beside the crackling fire.


The five suites on Zindabezi Island offer not only absolute silence and privacy but also the highest comforts decked out in a rustic colonial style.


The Tangala House is furnished in a contemporary and precious style infused with colonial flair and offers four bedrooms and a private pool – ideal for families with children.


Save the best for last: on your request, you can combine and mix the various accommodation options – talk to us, it is pleasure for us to tailor your perfect holiday.


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Apart from experiencing the serene ambience and refined luxury and comforts, guests at the Tongabezi Lodge are spoilt with an extremely large variety of activities.


Of course, the awe-inspiring Victoria read more » Falls are a must-see attraction. Accompanied by an experienced guide you can learn about the geological formations and history of the falls.


The brave can test their courage with a hair-raising bungee-jump. An equally impressive but less strenuous activity is canoeing on the Zambezi River. Those who enjoy fishing may also want to cast out a line for the fabled Zambezi Wolf Fish.


Undoubtedly the most romantic activity is a river cruise at sunrise or sunset. Ever fantasized about being stranded on a lonely island? On your request you can be dropped off on a river island, equipped with a hearty picnic to keep up your survivor spirit.


Take the time and enjoy an unforgettable riverside dinner on a pontoon boat. We also recommend, you do not miss out on a trip to the unspoilt Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.


With a little luck on your side, you can see one of the very rare white rhinos of Zambia. Peruse the typically African market at Maramba, haggling with stall owners, or visit the village Mulani!


The Mikuni Park in Livingstone is the perfect place to buy yourself a souvenir. Visit the museums to learn about the Zambia’s eventful history or improve your handicap golfing at the superb course “Elephant Hills”.


On a lazy day, you may simply opt for a game of croquet in the lodge’s gardens. Of course, your regeneration is a top priority. The team of the Health & Beauty Treatments Spa is at your disposal. Apart from soothing massages, manicures and pedicures, you can let yourself be pampered by aromatherapies.


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