Xugana Island Lodge is situated on a private concession area. This luxury lodge in Okavango Delta takes full advantage of this magnificent site. Xugana Island Lodge has an expansive deck and al fresco dining area. They overlook the vast, pristine body of water that makes up the permanent Okavango Delta. Xugana Lagoon is widely recognised as the most spectacular permanent water site in the entire Okavango Delta, which itself is Africa’s largest and most awe-inspiring oasis. The Okavango River rises in the highlands of Angola yet never reaches the sea; instead its immense waters empty over the sands of the Kalahari, where the great thirst of the desert is quenched in a wilderness of freshwater lagoons, channels and islands.
There is a lounge, bar and dining areas at Xugana Island Lodge. They are set back under the Ebony and African Mangosteen tree canopy. This is in open-sided thatched structures. The swimming pool is located within the mature gardens. This is in the centre of the island, is a perfect place to relax.
Accommodation at Xugana Island Lodge
Xugana Island Lodge accommodates only sixteen guests. This is in large, raised, reed and thatch lagoon-facing chalets. The chalets have en-suite facilities. They also have private viewing decks optimally placed on the shaded fringe of the island.
Activities and Wildlife Sightings at Xugana Island Lodge
Xugana Island Lodge is a pure water paradise. It therefore gives you the chance to experience a true Okavango Delta safari. All activities are conducted by experienced professional guides. You can explore the crystal-clear waterways by mokoro. These are traditional dugout canoe that is paddles with long sticks. You may also make use of a motorboat. Here you will enjoy the magnificent variety of bird, plant and reptile species found in the area.
Birding is absolutely spectacular. This is especially during the summer months. It is the time when the migrant birds come to breed. Your experienced guide will also take you on a guided nature walk on surrounding islands. This is within the concession and gives you the chance to experience nature up close and personal. Fishing for bream and tiger fish is also offered as an activity at the lodge. Xugana Island Lodge is a water-based camp and game drive activities, using safari vehicles are not possible.
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Xugana Island Lodge Botswana has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Xugana Island Lodge Botswana booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Xugana Island Lodge Botswana will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Xugana Island Lodge Botswana. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Xugana Island Lodge Botswana is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Xugana Island Lodge Botswana. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express