Lagoon Camp, Linyanti Wetlands
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Our rating: Premium | Property style: Tented Camp
Set beneath a towering grove of wild ebony and marula trees on the banks of the Kwando River, Lagoon Camp is a wonderful place to pass a few days in this game rich corner of Botswana. The views from all around the camp are superb and the location looking down to the river means animals can always be spotted coming to drink when relaxing in camp. With seven double or twin rooms and one two-bedroom family unit, it is a small camp that retains a wonderfully warm and friendly feel. The tented rooms are spacious and comfortable, with Persian rugs, deep leather armchairs, en-suite bathrooms and stunning views out to the river. The main lodge has a thatched roof, open sided lounge area housing the bar and dining room with the nearby swimming pool, a popular spot for guests during the afternoon to take in the views to the Kwando River. A stay here offers some of the most outstanding game viewing in Botswana, with your guide and tracker team always going the extra mile to capture exciting sightings. This is regarded as the best camp in Botswana from which to see wild dogs and the elephant herds in the region.
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