Utterly Out Of The Ordinary…Introducing Xigera Safari Lodge

Striking and magnificent nature meets unique and innovative design in the heart of Botswana’s enchanting Okavango Delta.  Expect the extraordinary.

Opening in June 2020, Xigera Safari Lodge is set in the unspoilt wilderness of the Okavango Delta promising experiences that are utterly out of the ordinary.

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As the new custodians of Xigera, The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is world renowned for exceptional service, generous hospitality, extraordinary dining and beautiful interiors.  As you’d expect from a Red Carnation creation, it’s no surprise that it’s the people that define Xigera, with 105 exceptional staff looking after 24 guests, allowing an experience of exclusive flexibility.  Here guests have a unique chance to explore the bush the way they want to, defined by the Red Carnation art of hospitality.  Dining takes an ‘anything, any time’ philosophy, fully catering to individual needs within a spectacular setting. African-inspired menus are complemented by Beatrice Tollman’s much-loved signature recipes and a cellar that showcases a superb selection of award-winning Bouchard Finlayson wines.

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Expert guides share their lifetimes knowledge on game drives, photographic safaris, walking safaris and mokoro craft or motorised boat expeditions into the Delta.

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Situated on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta, Xigera Safari Lodge offers just 12 fully air-conditioned suites, one of which being the Xigera Family Suite.  Each suite offers full bathroom, outdoor shower, private deck with outdoor daybed, stretched canvas tented roofs and wooden decks reached by elevated wooden walkways.  The Xigera Family Suite consists of two complete full bedrooms each with their own full bathroom, dressing area and outdoor shower joined by an interleading lounge area that opens up onto a deck with a daybed.

Guests can expect extraordinary works of art and design, each handmade and unique, created by a roster of Africa’s most globally recognised designers.  The 100% solar powered lodge has been sensitively designed to echo the surrounding natural world.  Each suite has been carefully sited so as to maximise the protection given by the magnificent Jackelberry, Mangosteen and Leadwood trees, while at the same time allowing endless views out over the floodplains and passing wildlife.

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The main lodge which is situated on a large island and surrounded by deep channels and lush vegetation offers stunning river views, a lounge and dining room with open fireplace, African-inspired cuisine, bar and wine cellar, air-conditioned library, traditional boma and outdoor fire-pit, star deck, swimming pool, well-equipped gym and wellness centre, spa and African art.

Xigera Safari Lodge is available for booking.  Contact your Thompsons Africa consultant today to be the first to make a booking at this magnificent lodge!


Email: info@thompsonsafrica.co.za

Tel: +27 31 275 3500



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