Grounds a very nice. But camping with only a tent is difficult since there is very little shade. Tour out to the pans was a little disappointing. We just drove to the edge if a pans and we expected to drive a bit more in, however the suns set was worth it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- LOCATION & ACCESS: Nata Lodge is an oasis set among the Mokolwane Palms on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. The lodge is ideally situated close to the entrance of the Nata Bird Sanctuary, is just off the main road and 10km south of Nata Village. This is the junction to the Okavango, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls Zimbabwe/ Zambia and Francistown areas. ACCOMMODATION: Nata Lodge offers 22 Luxury thatched chalets built on stilts and set in rustic African style, with bathroom en-suite including indoor bath and outdoor shower and now boats air-conditioning. 10 custom designed meru tents set on wooden decks with en suite bathroom and outdoor showers. All our beds are of twin bed configuration. 2 Family Chalets to accommodate 4 pax ( twin beds and bunk bed) and 1 Chalet has been built to accommodate not only the physically challenged but also those guests who require easier access to the shower and toilet. Our camping site boasts stylish semi open ladies and gents ablution facilities with hot and cold showers. FACILITIES: 50 - seater indoor restaurant with open air patio. Continental and English breakfast with buffets served over busy periods. Lunches consist of a patio/terrace menu with some of the old favorites and some new ones. Dinner menus vary between a la carte and traditional African buffet/ braais on busy occasions. The bar area overlooks our crystal blue swimming pool and offers a wide range of ice cold refreshments. Curio shop offers African crafts, jewellery, reading material, maps and clothing. Onward booking facility for accommodation and activities on the Chobe River as well as at Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta. ACTIVITIES: Activities on offer are quad biking around the dusty tracks of the pans and surrounding areas and exploring the Nata Bird Sanctuary in our open 4x4 safari vehicles. The Sanctuary is a Community based project and boasts lots of birdlife species including spectacular sightings of Flamingos and Pelicans in breeding season. ... more less