Africa’s ultimate water-focused safari

Discover a modern, sophisticated sanctuary on a private island at the heart of the Okavango Delta

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge brings timeless luxury to the Botswana wetlands. High-ceilinged tented rooms flood with light; each has a plunge pool and oversized bed with views of the Delta. Get closer to the wildlife of this UNESCO World Heritage Site—silently glide past hippos in a traditional canoe as fish eagles soar overhead.



Just 12 large, light-flooded tented rooms make up the total accommodation of this intimate retreat. Each is carefully positioned to afford total privacy—and unspoiled Botswana vistas.

Shelter from the midday heat for a cool siesta, or soak in your private plunge pool. Take to the terrace for a front row seat and watch the theatre of the savannah unfold.


A Visual Journey

Take a closer look at the hotel and its beautiful surroundings.

Africa with Alexander McCall Smith


Africa with Alexander McCall Smith

Accompany celebrated author Alexander McCall Smith on an unforgettable six-night trip in Botswana.

Combine sensational Belmond Safari adventures with the opportunity to spend time with Smith, as he shares tales of the country that captured his heart.

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