Save and Malilangwe Conservancy
Chishakwe Camp is a small private camp situated on the sublimely tranquil and shaded banks of the Msaize River. Visitors receive a high standard of freshly prepared food and discreet service in an environment that still allows them to experience the daily nuances and occasional dramas of the surrounding African bush. Each of the five comfortable, two bed thatched chalets has an en suite shower bathroom and a private balcony overlooking the river. There is a small safety deposit box in each room. Chishakwe camp is booked exclusively to only one party at a time; allowing visitors to enjoy a visit which is tailored to their particular requirements.
Singita Pamushana – Malilangwe Conservancy
One of Africa’s best-kept secrets, Singita Pamushana Lodge is found within the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in south-eastern Zimbabwe. Nestling beneath the trees, the lodge incorporates the natural environment and the forest-like architecture enhances views of the pool, the lush gardens and the lake below. Pamushana Lodge comprises six luxury suites and one villa, each offering incredible views of the Malilangwe dam.
All master bedrooms feature en suite bathroom and shower, as well as an outdoor shower, private plunge pool, double-sided fireplace, mini-bar and fridge, room safe, air conditioning, overhead fans, private lounge, direct dial telephones and game viewing deck with Swarovski spotting scope. The main lodge area offers an indoor dining room, open dining room, teak-deck dining areas, bar, library, open-air lounge, wine cellar, two heated swimming pools and a Jacuzzi, all overlooking the Malilangwe dam and sandstone hills. High-speed wireless internet, satellite TV, fax facilities and US telephones are available.
Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge – Adjacent to Gonarezhou National Park
The 5 000 square kilometres of Gonarezhou comprise Zimbabwe’s second largest National Park, proclaimed in 1975. Greatly varied habitat provides for a broad variety of wildlife, from the alluvial forests at the convergence of the Save and Runde Rivers to the eroded sandstone escarpment that forms the majestic and famous Chilojo Cliffs. Chilo Gorge safari lodge is a CAMPFIRE project; this is an innovative approach to conservation at village level which seeks to empower local people to manage their natural resources in a sustainable way, and to use revenue derived from this to the benefit of the community. Stylish comfort in a wild and remote part of Africa; the lodge commands spectacular views of the Save River and adjacent national park. Local designs and materials including woven reed walling complement the architecture.
Twenty-eight guests in fourteen twin-bedded lodges, each with elevated views over the Save River. Glassed sliding doors open onto a private balcony, and each room is equipped with mini-bar, overhead fan, separate bathroom with bath, shower and toilet, direct dial telephone, safe box.
The spacious central living area features a dining room, bar and lounge under sweeping thatch. The conference room (overhead fans) holds 44 people; a swimming pool and sun deck overlook the river.