Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
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Just a short walk from the majestic Victoria Halls sits your award-winning accommodation for your stay in Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Here, you’ll experience everything Africa’s wild has to offer. The entire hotel faces the sunset, which means you’ll get to enjoy spectacular horizon views, overlooking the African bush and sparkling waterholes which are often visited by elephants, buffalo and kudu. You can keep a watch over the wildlife’s coming and going at the waterhole from the comfort of the lodge’s viewing deck, pool deck or over drinks or a meal at the Buffalo Bar and MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant.
Picture a beautiful open-plan tree house, and that’s exactly what this enchanting lodge feels like. Built using thatch and timber, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge rises an impressive seven levels, with an even more impressive two-tiered swimming pool. Again, you can watch the sun set over the African bush and waterhole while taking a dip in the pool, or lounging poolside. All guest rooms at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge are spacious and light, with glass sliding doors opening on to private balconies with unrivalled views of the bushveld at sunset. So should you want to look out onto the beauty of the African wild in private, you can do so from the comfort of your own room.
Dining at the MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant
The award-winning MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is widely-known for its amazing views overlooking a game-rich waterhole. Take a look at the a la carte menu to sample some local specialties, including flame-grilled warthog, Zambezi bream, seared kudu fillet and crocodile stir-fry. At lunch the restaurant serves a selection of pies, salads, a sushi platter, and the legendary Buffalo Bar burger, while breakfast offers an extensive continental buffet and an a la carte selection of cooked dishes.
Also at the hotel is The Buffalo Bar which featured on Heineken’s “Great Bars of the World” list. Many deem it as the best spot in Victoria Falls to enjoy a sundowner thanks to the spectacular views of the African sunset and the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge’s wildlife-rich waterhole. Here you can enjoy its signature African Sunset cocktail, a mix of rums shaken cold with blood-orange extracts, fresh cranberry juice and lime. You can also choose from a selection of South African wines, local and imported beers, and spirits.