Okonjima Villa

Reviews of Okonjima Villa

Excellent(100%) From 12 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 12 of our travellers who have visited Okonjima Villa, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs N from Hants
Arrived on: 21-Sep-2008 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Okonjima Villa review

We were very fortunate to be upgraded to the Villa from the Bush Camp. Our room, in the main villa, was amazing - we had a lovely view over the waterhole and into the bush. The service and food were excellent. Aldo is a very good chef.

The first night at Okonjima, we were the only guests and felt very spoilt, having a chef, guide (Johann) and hostess (Anya) to ourselves. Our evening trip was tracking hyena, which was a bit different.

On our second day, the morning activity was a bushman walk, where we learnt about how bushman tracked, hunted and survived. The afternoon activity was tracking leopard. We started a bit late, but found a leopard in a dry river-bed. It appeared to be sleeping, but then climbed into the tree next to us to protect it's most recent kill.

On our last morning, we went to see the cheetahs and wild dogs. The cheetahs are in a fenced reserve, but it was great to see them being fed.

Okonjima was a great end to our holiday - we may never stay anywhere as exclusive again.

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Mrs C from Thames Ditton
Arrived on: 1-Aug-2007 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
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Location:
Excellent
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Rooms:
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Service:
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Food:
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Activities:
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Facilities:
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Heavenly

Showering outside with the African sun beating down on me and a crimson breasted strike in an adjacent tree - heavenly!

Landing on the narrow airstrip and our 6 seater plane being chased by 4 cheetahs was an experience we will never forget.

The villa was perfect for a family. We particularly liked the fact that the housekeepers etc left the site for a few hours in the day so we really did have it to ourselves. Though they were excellent company and we enjoyed chatting with them in the evening.

The bush walk was a new experience for us and something we would recommend.

Coming face to face with the leopard was "awesome"

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