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Reviewed 9 September 2017

An amazing place! Wish I had stayed a 3rd night. This is a smaller camp, and so very intimate. The staff is really amazing, learning all of our names. We loved our guides, Chili B, Glade, and Alan. They were so knowledgeable and friendly. Great...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We spent our honeymoon in Botswana and were recommended to stay at one land- and one water based camp. Most people stayed at the camps for 2-3 nights. At Xugana we stayed 3 nights and could easily have stayed longer. The rooms were very tidy...More

Thank Susanna_Patrick
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights and enjoyed every minute especially with such a wonderful staff. A very different experience because the game drives are done on water in 6-passenger boats and they also offer guided walking tours. It's a beautiful setting and I highly recommend adding...More

Thank Jorgeann S
Response from Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Xugana Island LodgeResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Jorgeann S Thank you for leaving a review from your stay at Xugana Island Lodge. A little hidden gem in the delta, and what better way to explore than on the water as you have mentioned. Thank you for the recommendation too. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We toured three Desert and Delta safari camps – Xakanaxa, Chobe Game Lodge and Xugana. Chobe is more hotel like whilst Xakanaxa and Xugana are much smaller and more personal. All the establishments were well run and the organisation of the trip (booked through Cedarberg...More

Thank jim01253
Response from Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Xugana Island LodgeResponded 8 September 2017

Dear jim01253 Thank you for choosing to do a circuit stay with us. Such a great way to see different Eco systems, and style of lodges, and as you have mentioned enjoy the hospitality of our staff. I will be sure to share the wonderful...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Xugana is an amazing camp in a pristine location of the delta. The camp is well appointed with everything you could need. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Likewise the food was great! Also the activities are a lot of fun and exciting, from...More

Thank Matthew H
Response from Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Xugana Island LodgeResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Matthew H Thank you for the great sum up of Xugana Island Lodge and highlighting the staff and accommodation. I will be sure to share this with the team, it is always such a pleasure for the staff to read. Thank you for staying...More

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Olaf L
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Dear Olaf Xugana is one of my personal favorite water-activity-only lodges in Botswana. It is such a special location! You will be traveling during peak season, so regular/nominal rack rates are US$920 per person sharing... More
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"All rooms are great, but as you are out at sunset, the best rooms are 1, 2 where you get to see the sunrise"
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"Personally, I would ask for one with a river view."
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"Rooms 1 & 2 have best views."
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"Rooms all have water views"
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