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Sindabezi Island is unique - the discerning traveller's best kept secret. An idyllic, exclusive camp on our very own private isle on the Zambezi River, it is the only luxury bush camp from where Victoria Falls can comfortably be explored. Experience the large number of activities in the area during the day and return to a tranquil haven, a thousand light years away from the bustle at night. Fodor’s consider Sindabezi one of the top 10 eco lodges in Africa. There are only five open-sided thatched Chalets on the entire island, allowing guests to soak up the sights and sounds of a pristine African bush setting. Views across the flood plains of the Zambezi and into the nearby National Park complete the experience.
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Livingstone Airport12 km
Victoria Falls Airport31 km
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Sindabezi is a beautiful, quiet and private destination - perfect for a honeymoon. The staff were incredible and informative and excellent in detail-oriented service. The food was also above and beyond - we had several "best dishes ever" during our stay. We had several great...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Lennyonthego
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 5 days ago

Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review regarding your wonderful stay on the magical island of Sindabezi – truly a romantic little hideaway! We very much appreciate your comments about our staff as well as the fresh meals we...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

We had a wonderful time at Sindabezi. We were originally only visiting the area to see the (magnificent) Victoria Falls, and had no idea we could stay in such a lovely place. Our room looked out over the wilderness (we saw elephants from our room)...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Hywelrobinson
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 30 October 2018

Sindabezi offers the best of both worlds, great comfort but with the lovely twist of authenticity and wilderness on your doorstep. You know you are in Africa! It is a real treat to have the elephants come by to greet you and nothing is better...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Our family of 10, 2 grandparents, 2 adult children and spouses and 4 grandchildren, stayed here for 1 night at the end of our stay at Tongabezi Lodge. It was a magical experience. Sindabezi is without most of the amenities associated with a luxury hotel,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank jimandhebe
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 30 October 2018

Many thanks for writing a review on Sindabezi too! It is a great way to change things up by spending a few nights at both properties as they are both very different experiences. Your review perfectly captures the experience we wish our guests to have...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

We stayed here on the recommendation of our travel agent. We told him we were looking for a quiet place to chill as a family and didn’t want a “busy” hotel. I was a bit surprised at the high price tag. It was in the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sean S
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you for writing such a lovely review of your time spent on the idyllic and peaceful Sindabezi Island and their outstanding crew! We are delighted to hear that Brenda took care of your every need and paid attention to all the little details. A...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

For two New Yorkers looking to get out of the city and have a romantic, and authentic, and a bit off-the-beaten-path honeymoon, Sindabezi was truly perfect for us. We originally booked two nights at Tongabezi and one at Sindabezi, but switched to spend our last...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank eberman09
Response from Tongabezi, Guest Relations Manager at Sindabezi IslandResponded 8 September 2018

Sindabezi has secretly (not so secretly now!) been a long-term favorite for us. Did you know that our founder and director got married right on the island? So we are unbelievably glad that you appreciated just what a unique and memorable place it is -...More

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"All 5 rooms comparable. Rooms open-air except for cloth curtains; nights can be cool. Take warm nightwear...."
27 Oct 2018
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"Highly recommend Chalet 1- beautiful river views and a wonderful sunrise each morning (but it's not..."
06 Sep 2018
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"All rooms are separated by vegetation, face out towards the river, and even though open are entirely private."
18 Oct 2017
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"Chalet 1 has magnificent sunrises and views across the the National Park in Zimbabwe."
09 Sep 2016
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US$923 - US$1 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ZambiaSouthern ProvinceLivingstone
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