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Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa

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District road TransCaprivi Highway (B8) | Bagani Area – Okavango River - West Caprivi, Namibia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lodge is in a divine spot right next to the river. Each room is an individual house/hut with luxury bathroom incl a view of the river. The restaurant is superb and the wine list extensive - try the Rust En Vrede Estate.. Dinner is served on the terrasse and afterwards you can sit by the fire inside. There is... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We will forward your feedback to the team. I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having planned and booked our accommodation using on-line resources and recommendations, this was a truly surprising experience. Exceeding the view from the web, this is a real gem of a place, by the river, with great views from each chalet. The chalets themselves are excellently furnished with indoor and outdoor showers, a bath with a river view and his and... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your pleasure with us. We are delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Lakewood, New York, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had not planned to stay at the Divava Okavango Lodge but some unfortunate travel issues changed our plans. This ended up being very serendipity because the lodge is fantastic. The deck is a great place to sit and relax. We did an evening "sundowner" boat ride and saw hippos. The rooms are lovely, very romantic. We ate our meals... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review and the personal praises of the team. We are delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Sittard
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

the room had a bad smell because of water. We tried other rooms, but they were all the same. The view is not as good the most people say, because the trees take all the view away. it was terrible cold in the room. the terras is big but cold because the sun can't reach the terras. the kitchen is... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. After a year of only positive reviews, it was a pity to receive a negative review (your partners review in Dutch). As I tried to explain, we are one of the only lodges who can arrange outdoor- and indoor diners. You visited our lodge in the coldest week of the year, so outdoor was indeed... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

How nice to see a place with such friendly and helpful staff Food was very good a five course set menu and the selection of wines was also excellent Spacious rooms with an outside shower The view from the SPA is also stunning The activities where also done well

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your enthusiastic review. I will definitely let our staff members know about your kind words. Wishing you many more returns to Divava! More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The friendliest staff which are very helpful and who make every penny worth it. We had a fantastic stay at Divava. The rooms are magical and the food is perfect every time. Fishing was exciting and the trip to the Popa falls was very fun. Thank you very much.

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review and the personal praises of the team. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stopped for one night here. And it is one of the best lodges in Namibia. Truly five stars, well if they would improve their meals it would be even better then 5. Positioned right on Okavango river, 15 min to Mahango NP, rooms are big, nice beds, huge bathroom with free standing bath tub, top notch gardens and pool. Really,... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review. We are delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Although not part of our original travel plans, we unexpectedly found ourselves staying here for two nights. Having visited the rival lodges in the immediate area of Divava, this IS the most luxurious of them all. The rooms are spacious and beautiful - each having a beautiful balcony overlooking the river. Perhaps a couple of sun loungers would have been... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Divava. We are most grateful for your 5-star review and detailed feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Divava lodge was impressive! Stunning view, spacious rooms with an extra outdoor shower (a bonus during hot summer days), private, good service, excellent chef (on of the best in the whole of Namibia!). This is , for sure, the most luxurious lodge in Bagani. Unfortunately we didn't have time for spa, but the references from the guests were very good,... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review. We are delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future! More 

Dendermonde, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Unfortunately, we only spend 2 nights, should have been more... Fantastic lodge with luxury, spacious rooms (all with a great view on the river), beautiful bar and restaurant area (again all with a view on the river), good food, perfect service and very friendly staff (they all are...believe it or not, on the day we left we found our car... More 

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Maarten Z, Guest Relations Manager at Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review and the personal praises of the team. We are delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future! More 

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