You probably have never heard of this majestic gem located on an isolated concession in the majestic Okavango Delta. But here is why the andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge should be on the top of your must-visit list for your next romantic getaway, family trip or vacation with friends.
1. Exceptional Game Viewing
It’s special location in the Okavango Delta and proximity to the Moremi Game Reserve mean that visitors get the chance to see most of the animals they have always dreamt of – Red lechwes, lions, cheetahs, leopards, African wild dogs, hippos, elephants and many more. Visitors can participate in day and night safaris, as well as bush walks.
2. Magical Architectural Paradise
The architecture of Sandibe is a spectacular miracle in the middle of the Okavango wilderness. The design on the lodge is well thought out, relevant to the surroundings and visually dazzling.
The interior is made up of bent pipe beams in a pangolin-like shape. It’s beauty justifies its place as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
3. Splendid Nature
Sandibe blends perfectly with the beauty of its surrounding landscape of wild palms and gnarled fig trees. Behind the lodge, golden-grassed floodplains inhabited by a staggering variety of wildlife stretch into the distance, framed by lush palm islands and the spires of giant termite mounds. A channel of clear waters runs directly in front of the elevated guest suites, offering glorious views over the twinkling beauty of the Delta.
4. Warm Staff
The ever-smiling staff at Sandibe add to its royalty. They are kind, attentive and full of life. The safari guides are also very knowledgeable and entertaining.
5. Luxurious Suites
The rooms at Sandibe are huge, well decorated and comfortable. They are also perfectly positioned to overlook a vast area of papyrus filled swamp inhabited by hippos. They also have private plunge pools, fire places, private outdoor showers and other exquisite amenities.
6. Family Friendly
Sandibe meets the needs of all family members, from adventure-seekers, wildlife enthusiasts, photographers, nature lovers, couples and children. There is only one catch; young kids must be ready for the squeaky night bush noises.
Definitely, once you go there, you will always wish to go back.