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Nata Lodge

Luxury Chalets and Tented Accommodation in the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
Makgadikgadi Salt PansBotswana· 32 Rooms · ££

A truly unique lodge that will be any birdwatchers paradise

The vast salt pans and grassy plains of Makgadikgadi creates a unique oasis and the perfect setting for Nata Lodge

Nata Lodge is situated within Makgadikgadi, bordering Zimbabwe to the East, and approximately 10km from Nata on the main Nata-Francistown road. This is one of the main tourist routes to the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls Zimbabwe/Zambia and the Caprivi Strip in Namibia.

This accommodation offers 22 wooden thatched, air-conditioned chalets built on stilts, with en-suite bathrooms including a bath and outdoor shower. There are an additional 10 luxury safari tents at Nata lodge, each with en-suite bathrooms and outdoor showers. For those feeling more adventurous, you'll find a secluded camp site at Nata, accommodating up to 150 campers who can also enjoy hot water showers and toilet facilities. Nata lodge offers not only indoor dining, but an opportunity for guests to dine out under the vast African sky in the spectacular outdoor restaurant, set in the lush gardens amidst the Mokowane palms. Both continental and English breakfast buffets are served here, with lunches consisting of a terrace menu offering some old favourites. Dinner menus vary between a la carte and traditional African braais, with the opportunity for guests to indulge in evening cocktails in the a bar and lounge areas, overlooking the luxury swimming pool.

The shady tree canopy surrounding the lodge is a hive of activity, with a bird-feeding area providing bird watchers the opportunity of viewing a variety of species from the comfort of either the pool deck, open bar or restaurant. The Helmeted Guineafowl, Yellow Hornbill, Arrowmarked Babblers, Glossy Starling, Meyers Parrot and Paradise Whydah are just some of the species you'll encounter during your stay at the lodge. There are also Makgadikhadi Pan drives available for guests to experience, with a fleet of 4x4 game vehicles providing you with a fantastic opportunity to see some of the Makgadikgadi game and wildlife.

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