Xaranna Camp


The celebrated safari chain &Beyond, formerly known as CC Africa, has created a new luxury destination par excellence: The Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp unites sophisticated tent accommodation, memorable safaris and a shared love for nature’s splendour.


The adventure starts long before the check-in: A scenic flight takes you deep into the Okavango Delta. Touch down at the Xudum airstrip, where a 4x4 already awaits you. After a short but beautiful ride, you board a local dugout canoe, a Mokoro.


In read more » complete stillness you glide across an intricate network of waterways that form part of the world’s largest inland delta. A stunning first impression of your holiday destination!


Slowly approaching the Xaranna Camp, which is set amidst the floodplains, the carrying voices of the camp’s staff become discernible. In keeping with tradition, the staff welcomes you with a song.


The warm-hearted welcome gives a first idea of sincere African hospitality. Every employee and every guide of the &Beyond Camps has been trained to provide first-class service. Professionalism and the naturally sociable African disposition ensure an easygoing, relaxing ambience.


Beautifully integrated into its lush surroundings, the Xaranna Camp offers only nine comfortable tent suites. Luxuriously furnished and decorated with African style elements and a corresponding colour scheme, the refined units are an oasis of peace and quiet that is only intruded upon by the sounds of the wilderness.


The design is a masterpiece that manages to blend a contemporary, airy style with natural materials and African impressions. Refined elegance amidst the dramatic African nature!


Undoubtedly, Xaranna has flair and ranks among the most beautiful camps in the vast Okavango Delta. The sophisticated facilities certainly contribute but the secret really is the delightful people’s charisma and their rousing lust for life.


The Xaranna’s dining area is located on a raised platform that commands a breathtaking view out over the wide open landscape. Scrumptious gourmet cuisine seasoned with an Okavango Delta view… quite something!


Of course, the Xaranna also boasts an African boma. On fine night, dinner is served next to a crackling camp fire beneath a brilliant night sky. Enjoy a moment of star gazing in the southern hemisphere!


Incidentally, the camp is open all year round and welcomes kids! And, of course, the exciting safaris are the main attraction. The first wildlife is usually spotted in all comfort from your tent’s entrance.


Explore the Okavango Delta on one of the safaris accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, who introduces you to the region’s fascinating flora and fauna. Start out either on a safari hike, a classic game drive, in Mokoro boat … or on a scenic helicopter flight!


No matter your preferred style of exploring, Botswana always presents a new side of its diverse beauty. And the Xaranna Camp offers the great advantage of being located directly on an ample canal.


Birding enthusiasts are best advised to visit the Xaranna Camp in the African summer months. Once the summer’s rain has set in, the resident bird population is boosted by countless migrating species.


One almost arrives at the conclusion that the wildlife must enjoy the Xaranna Camp just as much as the human guests. It is not at all uncommon to have a herd of elephants dropping by for a quick visit.


And at night, the sound of calling hippos can be heard from the waterways all around. Keep your eyes and ears open for the seemingly so sluggish animals but be sure to keep a safe distance.


INTOSOL inspected the Xaranna Camp in the summer 2009. It is a pleasure for our service team to share personal experiences with you! We are looking forward to your call.


The refined comforts of the Xaranna Camp and 25 000 hectares of unbridled wilderness – everything for a fantastic safari holiday in the Okavango Delta, Botswana!


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The Okavango Delta and the luxurious Xaranna Camp: a nature paradise at the heart of the famous Kalahari Desert! It is quite astonishing to discover such a lush ecosystem and permanent water source in read more » such an arid setting.


Enjoy mind-blowing natural beauty and the refined comforts of the Xaranna Camp’s nine tastefully furnished and luxuriously equipped safari tents.


The Xaranna Camp is the perfect destination for all those that are searching not only for exciting safaris but also for supreme relaxation and a secluded setting offering well-protected privacy.


No more than eighteen guests are accommodated at the Xaranna at any one time. Moreover, the guest units are generously spaced apart and separated by a minimum of twenty metres.


The service is superb! Five well trained and friendly employees are available for every two guests. The luxury tents are available either with air-conditioning or ventilators – depending on your preferences.


The contemporary design playfully incorporates the colours of the water lily, which is a frequent species in the Okavango Delta. Hues of green that range from a soft pastel green to vibrant grass green set against a brilliant white and accentuated with dashes of discreet pink.


When it comes to scrubbing yourself clean of the Okavango’s dust, you face a tough decision: the open-air shower or the private plunge pool? Or would you rather draw yourself a foam-topped bath or stick with a classic shower?


Furthermore, your tent features a safe to protect your valuables and a private viewing deck that includes a Sala, a roofed open-air lounge perfect for unwinding in harmony with nature.


It is just the right spot to enjoy a romantic moment with your loved one by your side… a glass of wind and just the sounds of the Okavango Delta at night for company. Cuddle up and listen to the frogs, elephants, hippos and lions calling all around!


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The Okavango Delta has often been described as the “river that never finds the sea“. Lodged at the luxurious Xaranna Camp, explore the magnificent surroundings at leisure.


Amidst sparkling lagoons, read more » the twisting tangle of tiny waterways and thousands of islets, the Okavango Delta pulsates with an abundance of wildlife that is sure to raise the pulse of any passionate safari adventurer.


The game drives in the morning, the afternoon or even at night introduce you to the magic world. Spot lions, leopards and cheetahs that share their habitat with elephants and buffaloes.


Later, explore the waterways silently gliding along in a Mokoro, a local canoe. Keep your eyes peeled for hippos, birds and frogs that thrive near the water.


It is also highly recommendable to include a guided bush hike into your itinerary. With a trained guide and tracker watching your back and explaining about the intricate ecosystem, you can explore every small detail at a much slower pace and creep up close to the wildlife.


In case you forgot something at home, a well-stocked safari shop sells adventure gear as well as local arts and crafts that make for enduring portable memories and small gifts for your loved ones at home.


Having exhausted yourself out and about, kick back and unwind with a cup of tea or coffee at the lounge or take a refreshing dip in your private plunge pool.


Of course, you may also decide to treat yourself to relaxing massage applied by caring hands in the comfort of your safari tent. Indulge in sweet idleness and spoil yourself a little – the Xaranna Camp and the Okavango Delta are a magnificent place to spend a holiday.


Please call us for more information. It is a pleasure for our experienced travel consultants to answer all your questions about this safari gem in Botswana!


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