A fascinating savannah fit for any explorer

Situated in a remote corner of the Chobe Desert, various animal clans congregate at the Savute. Safari lovers are enamoured by the region's geology, along with the high concentrations of majestic elephants and lions in the area. It's here where you will find Savute Elephant Lodge, our eco-conscious and ideally located oasis.

At A Glance

  • ACCOMMODATION 12 luxury tented rooms, lodge capacity of 24 guests
  • DINING All-inclusive breakfast, lunch and dinner, including Boma rituals and campfire dining, as well as an open air lounge, dining area and bar
  • FEATURES Spa treatments, curio shop, TV lounge, reference library, lookout hide and swimming pool
  • ACTIVITIES Game drives, star gazing, birdwatching, spa treatments
  • LOCATION Savute Channels, Chobe National Park

Savute Elephant Lodge


Cocktail o’Clock

Bar and Lounge

Settle in and relax with a cocktail in hand and absorb the views from our chic and airy bar.

Sublime Dining


Whether feasting al fresco or sheltered by a canopy, enjoy signature African specialities in our savannah restaurant.

Splash with a View

Swimming Pool

Ever wanted to swim a stone’s throw from elephants? Cool off in our serene pool with views over the plains for a dip like no other.

Front-Row Seats

Lookout Hide

For fabulous wildlife sightings on your doorstep, head to our lookout hide for the chance to see elephants, hyenas and cheetahs in their element.

Captivating Chobe

Savute Channel

Our lodge is ideally located to explore the wonders of the mysterious Savute channel, as well as the wider Chobe National Park.

African Botanicals

Spa Tent

Spoil yourself to a soothing spa treatment surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature.

Come On In


From the moment you step inside our award-winning lodge, the spirit of safari comes to life. Welcome to the wonderful world of Belmond.

Authentically African

Mothupi’s Boma

In this unique dining experience, savour tender barbecued meats and other delicacies as we transport you to a land that time forgot.

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Getting Around

  • Belmond Safaris will arrange everything for you. As soon as you land in Maun or Kasane, leave it to us to take care of all your inter-camp transfers.
  • From Maun to Savute Elephant Lodge: 50 minutes
  • From Savute Elephant Lodge to Eagle Island Lodge: 45 minutes
  • From Savute Elephant Lodge to Khwai River Lodge: 45 minutes
  • From Savute Elephant Lodge to Kasane: 40 minutes
  • From Kasane to Livingstone: 24 minutes
  • From Maun to Kasane: 1 hour 5 minutes

Different. Better. Special.

Endless exploration awaits in the Savute Channel. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

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