Eagle Island Camp - Okavango Delta
Eagle Island Camp is a paradise hidden from the world, deep within Botswana`s Okavango Delta. Situated on the island of Xaxaba and surrounded by Illala Palms, the camp overlooks a surrounding lagoon fed by the tranquil waterways of the delta.
The 11 en-suite luxury tents set on raised wooden decks overlooking the lagoon. All luxury tents are housed on raised wooden platforms, offering great views, and shaded by a traditional African thatch roof. The large private decks are furnished with easy chairs and a hammock, ideal for viewing wildlife, or for enjoying a private dinner in complete privacy. The tent interiors are luxuriously appointed with such comforts as an en suite bathroom, private fully stocked mini bar, four poster bed complete with mosquito netting, as well as a discreet air conditioning.
Facilities include: 'His and hers' vanity unit, a private viewing deck, an outside lounge with hammock and ceiling fan, air conditioning, mini-bars, in-room safes, hair dryers, electric overhead fan (24 hour use), 110v/220v plugs for electric razors, facilities for charging video batteries, 24-hour DC battery lighting in guest rooms, and an intercom system to reception.
The area offers exceptionally high quality wildlife viewing with prolific birdlife and mammal sightings. It is also the site of one of the most romantic bars in the world, the Fish Eagle Bar, as voted by the New York Times. The camp offers a cool retreat from the African sun and is shaded by a canopy of indigenous trees.
Also offered at Eagle Island are spectacular game viewing over Botswana by private helicopter, based at Eagle Island Camp. 'Naturally Wild' spa treatment are also available for indulgent treatments in the privacy of your own tent.
Extra services include, Private game drives and boat cruises, exclusive use of the environmentalists, private dinning, use of satellite telephone, naturally wild spa treatments, helicopter excursions - An inclusive helicopter gameviewing flight of 45 minutes is offered to all guests as part of their safari program.
Camp facilities include, separate under-cover dining and lounge areas with views over the surrounding floodplains, Fireplace and lounge area, the Fish Eagle Bar for game viewing and private dinners, Swimming pool, Extensive grounds, off site cocktail and dinner venues.
Eagle Island Facts:
Price Range $$$$
A water based Camp
11 Luxury Safari Tents set on raised wooden platforms accommodating a maximum of 22 people
Electricity is obtained by a generator - Air Conditioning
Showers are hot water
Video and camera charging possible
Spa facilities available
Safari Activities: Motor Boats, Mokoro excursions, Safari Walks, Helicopter excursions, Game Drives only offered December - March depending on water levels
Island-Safari.com last visited this Camp in October 2008
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