Batoka Zambezi Sands Lodge

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Set along the banks of a roaring river in the midst of Zimbabwe’s lush wilderness, the all-inclusive Batoka Zambezi Sands lodge emerges like a luxury oasis from the surrounding foliage. Designed with sustainability and longevity in mind, it is eco-friendly, solar powered, community-minded, and has achieved the ‘Beyond Green Planet Earth’s Most Sustainable Hotels’ award.

With an intimate number of luxury Bedouin-style tents, Batoka Zambezi Sands offers an exceptional safari experience a stone’s throw from one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the Worlds, Victoria Falls. Start your day to the soundtrack of nature’s chorus on your private deck before indulging in a delicious breakfast.

Discover the natural beauty and local wildlife of the Zambezi National Park from the comfort of your tent, or venture out on daily sunrise and sunset game drives and river drift cruises. If creativity strikes, enjoy a complimentary painting experience on the deck or out along the river.

For the adventurous at heart, head out for an explorative game walk with one of the experienced lodge guides. A lodge walk is also available for children who wish to discover their


  • All-inclusive (meals, drinks, & daily laundry)
  • Located a few steps away from the Zambezi River
  • Riverside swimming pool
  • Several complimentary activities (and optional extras)
  • Sunken fire pit boma
  • Theatre-style dining room and kitchen
  • On-site spa treatments (optional extra)


  • Bird watching
  • Day tours
  • Fishing
  • Game drives
  • Scenic flights


Tented Suite

Batoka Zambezi Sands offers an opportunity to step away from everyday life and into a wild oasis on the banks of the Zambezi River. Uninterrupted views of the surrounding bush and river featured throughout the lodge and suites, ensure maximum immersion.

Exquisite tented suites have been carefully curated with comfort in mind. Each suite features an inside seating area as well as a private outside deck with loungers and seating. Selected suites also include a private splash pool integrated into the deck. Opt for an opulent king size bed, a double, or even twin beds. Each luxury tented suite features an open plan en-suite bathroom with twin vanities, an outdoor shower, and a freestanding bath. Tea and coffee making facilities are also available if you’d prefer a slow start to your morning.


Watch the masters at work with the open theatre-style kitchen before indulging in each delicious meal. Make the most of the outdoor deck and dine alfresco or enjoy the tastefully decorated dining room. When you’re not enjoying one of the complimentary activities, relax in the lodge swimming pool, expertly built into the Zambezi River, or in the lounge and bar.

A comprehensive wellness experience is available at Batoka Zambezi Sands for those who are interested – from guided bush mediations and yoga to intention-setting practices. For total relaxation, consider treating yourself to an on-site spa treatment. Wi-Fi is available throughout the main lodge and all electricity is provided by a solar plant and backup generator.


At Batoka Zambezi Sands, meals are served in the spacious dining room with an open theatre-style kitchen where in-house chefs create culinary masterpieces. Enjoy signature dishes that combine the best of local Zimbabwean classics with timeless international fare. Expect only the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

A lounge and bar featuring a shaded outdoor deck sets the perfect stage for an alfresco dining experience. Alternatively, relax and unwind with a refreshing drink and enjoy your wild surroundings before migrating to the dining room for a delicious meal.

General facilities

  • Laundry service
  • Private pool
  • Safe

Why travel with us

  • Independent experts since 1998
  • Our best price promise
  • Full service, flights included
  • Complete financial protection
  • 24/7 on-safari support
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