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Lilongwe, Malawi
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were well received and well brifed The specious rooms are on stilts located by the Zambezi river The pool overlooks the river too Food and wine were excellent and the setting of the dining toom lovely One lunch was on an island in the Zambezi which made it the meal to remeber We visited the Falls and went on...

Thank Timothy F
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The location, food, staff and ambiance of this lodge is fantastic.However we were unlucky enough to be there along with a group of 18 who completely took over the lodge and this diminished the experience for other guests. The managers and staff did a great job to try to overcome this and we were moved to a Chuma House that...

1Thank Kerry C
Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you have been to another Sanctuary Resort this one will live up to the high standard. The place is amazing. Most days we were visited by elephants either in the camp or the next island. The hippos would come out at night on the resort. The area is just beautiful. The pool overlooking the river was very relaxing. The...

1Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our travel arranger insisted we stay in Chuma 2, a two bedroom house with private chef, butler, and housekeeper. It was the perfect last stop for our second trip to Africa. The service was outstanding and the accommodation was wonderful, a great place to unwind after a hectic photo safari. We enjoyed home cooked meals on our spacious deck with...

Thank Sharla T
St James, New York
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was the best place to stay in Zambia!! My husband and I are just loved it. The staff where so friendly! Our tree house room just beautiful overlooking the Zambezi River... You must stay here if you are visiting Zambia.. The guide tour driver Luckson was excellent. He arranged all our events while staying there from our safari walk...

Thank pixie19726
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We visited in August 2016 as part of a set of educationals to Livingstone lodges. Sussi does not disappoint one bit. Of the well known and reputed Livingstone lodges, it is the best value for money by far. It's close enough to the town to enjoy the activities that involve the Falls and the river but far away enough, to...

Thank Jomi K
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this camp after having made reservations for another camp with Sanctuary Retreats in Botswana, however we had visa issues so that didn't work out last minute. The staff at Sanctuary Retreats was extremely helpful. Although we were not refunded (which was a stretch), they were willing to transfer our payment towards their other camp in Zambia, and we...

1Thank riddle930
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We visited in Sussi and Chuma in July. Upon arrival, my kids were delighted by the monkeys running along the pathways between the tree houses. The setting is beautiful along the Zambezi River. We enjoyed a lovely sunset cruise on the river and then sat by the fire listening the the sounds of the hippos before dinner. In the morning...

Thank Shannon R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Words cannot express how wonderful our time was at Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma... from the guides, to the staff, food, facilities and special attention we were given... we were made to feel like we were so special at all times with surprises every day... lunch on an island, on a boat, a romantic fireside dinner. The accommodation is excellent and...

Thank tarynhenderson
Moree, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This retreat consisted of lovely tree house type lodges clustered around central bar and dining areas and all connected via elevated boardwalks. They each have a large balcony on the river from which you can view the hippos etc. They were very comfortable, with good facilities and well serviced. Our washing appeared promptly each afternoon. We liked all the staff...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stunning main area an elevated bar, superb wine cellar, lounge and open air dining area, curio shop and swimming pool. Full English and continental breakfast is served and high tea is available on request. The elegant shaded deck offers fantastic bird's eye views across the river. And last but not least, when all the excitement of the day has caught up, a revitalising spa treatment is the order of the day. Sussi Tree Houses: Twelve luxury tree houses are built into the canopy of majestic ebony trees lining the river bank. The air-conditioned rooms all with their own private viewing deck boast superb views over the white waters of the Zambezi. And if the fancy takes you, enjoy a private dinner on your deck, while the sounds of the bush provide enchanting background music. Chuma Houses: The two private Chuma Houses are perfect for families with young children. Each house has two en suite bedrooms, a spacious lounge and dining area and private plunge pool. Each of the houses also come with their own private chef, house staff, guide and private vehicle for activities for the duration of their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma

Address: Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone 0100, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Southern Province > Livingstone
Price Range: $1,173 - $2,625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms are good. It is a small resort so you will get good service. I think cabin 8 might have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles 402BrendaM, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stay in room 11 or 12 all the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles pixie19726, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All are nice, families should stay at Sussi or Chuma house!”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms were great, right on the river, monkeys waiting on the path. It was my favorite place.”
 of 5 bubbles 57carmelvalley, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“there are two large, detached, ground-built houses for families, as well as the tree-houses”
 of 5 bubbles TheHistoryProfessor, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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