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Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa

Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa


18°6’55.2"S 21°35’19.1"E

Reviews of Divava Lodge & Spa

Wildlife sightings and reviews

7 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Divava Lodge & Spa and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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Piotr & Glen
London

"Nice place for 1 night stay"

1 night Arrived 29 Nov 2017
"Whilst the accommodation was very luxurious, comfortable and relaxing, we found Divava to be exactly what it is, a luxury hotel & spa rather than a Namibian wildlife destination.

We enjoyed the dinner which was served to us in a private room, which was a nice touch; the food was nicely presented but perhaps the quality could have been better (definitely hotter in terms of temperature), bearing in mind that Divava advertises itself as a 5 star location.

It was a nice place to stop over at though but perhaps on the next travel would not be staying there and have chosen a more remote, or more wildlife-based, option." See all these reviews: 6n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Mr P & Mrs E
Camden

"Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa review"

2 nights Arrived 12 Sep 2017
"Lovely place and people. Very nicely designed rooms, but some details need a bit of attention. Good place after a long drive. Some great singing by the staff too." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 1n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs H
Woodbridge

"Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa review"

2 nights Arrived 14 Nov 2016
"Excellent in every way. Service, meals and an interesting enjoyable river cruise.

A good base to visit nearby Mohambo game reserve" See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs & Mr A
Australia

"Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa review"

1 night Arrived 12 Nov 2016
"Maybe the lack of sign posts to find this place could have been a clue. We found this Lodge to be old and sad with some of the staff trying hard and others just confused.
The lounge and dining area played the same old music over and over, I think they only had one recording.

Our dining experience lived up to the rest of the stay with the food being very ordinary.

The rooms had a nice view over the river and the location of this Lodge is superb it is a pity it does not live up to it.

The one highlight was the afternoon boat cruise with our guide John who was knowledgeable and did a great job.

Being close to the Mahango National Park was a plus as this is very worthwhile doing a self drive around here." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 8n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Average
Mr d
Kilburn

"Divava excellence"

3 nights Arrived 10 Aug 2014
"Excellent facilities, great food and bar and very good activities.

We were not told of the cost of the activities on our arrival, so when we did find out it was a bit of a shock.. but in the scheme of things did not detract from our enjoyment of divava one bit. The activities themselves on the river and on land were excellent." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 3n in Zambia; 2n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
B Family
Nottingham

"Luxury by the river"

2 nights Arrived 25 Jul 2013
"Superb location and outstanding rooms with excellent views over the river. Outdoor showers with a river view available for exhibitionists...

The small game reserve nearby- Mahango- was surprisingly good and we saw lots of wildlife in a few hours of slowly driving around. It was not busy, just a handful of other people there. The river trip is worth the effort, very relaxing and a nice sunset view over the local Popa Falls (more like small rapids than a waterfall).

Note that the Falls were inaccessible when we were there since a new government complex was in the process of being built there.

There was no opt out of the native dancing/singing- not everyone wants to see this. Food was generally good, but like many places they did not cater at all for vegetarians.

Internet available only in the reception area and like most connections in Namibia you can expect only the slowest of connections, but fast enough for our teenage sons to use Facebook etc." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
The W Group
Berkshire

"Stunning vistas at Divava lodge"

2 nights Arrived 5 Oct 2011
"Wonderful central restaurant perched above the river with lovely views.
Beautiful large individual thatched accommodations all with river views and outside private decks. Bath with a view!

The staff entertained us with their own show of African music.
The lodge is well placed for Mahango game park which is easy to self drive and is a good place to see riverine wildlife.

We enjoyed the sunset cruise to the Popa falls.
Steep steps so not suitable for people with mobility problems." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 9n in Zambia; 2n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
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