Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

Sandibe Okavango Delta Camp elephant

andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge is in the heart of the Okavango Delta, on a diverse, wildlife-rich private concession, luxury accommodation that is fantastic for honeymoons.

Set in a cool forest canopy of wild palms and gnarled fig trees, this flagship lodge with a unique design that resembles a giant scaled pangolin at rest; blends seamlessly with one of Africa’s most breath-taking landscapes.

Where is Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge and what does it offer?

Situated on a private concession in the magnificent Okavango Delta; Sandibe boasts exclusive traversing rights over a vast stretch of land adjacent to the wildlife-rich Moremi Game Reserve. The lodge features the best the Okavango Delta has to offer in terms of both outstanding wildlife viewing and warm local hospitality.

Golden grassed floodplains inhabited by a staggering variety of wildlife stretch into the distance, framed by lush palm islands and the spires of giant termite mounds. A channel of clear, cool waters runs directly in front of the elevated guest suites; offering unrestricted views over the shimmering beauty of the Delta.

Guests can awaken to the sound of animals, laugh at the antics of baboons and squirrels over breakfasts and tread in the footsteps of elephants as they walk the ancient paths that bisect the forest. Days are spent exploring a maze of papyrus and the wide floodplains in search of wildlife.

andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge accommodation
andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge bedroom

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge accommodation:

Décor complements the natural lines of the exteriors. The giant king-sized bed looks out on spectacular Delta views from underneath a dazzling white mosquito net. The sounds of Africa lull and soothe when you wake, as elephants, splash in the water, baboons chatter, and birds call in the trees.

Outdoor showers cater to those who simply cannot tear themselves away from the views, while discrete butler hatches add an aura of intimacy.

Sparkling private plunge pools mirror the cool waters of the Delta channels; while two large day beds invite guests to daydream away the afternoon gazing at a tranquil vista of water and sky. Private meals are served on the large, elevated deck under starry skies; with the chorus of an orchestra of frogs. Back inside; a wood-burning fireplace creates the ideal spot for cozy winter nights.

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge private plunge pool
Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge private plunge pool
Suite Rates at &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
Rates per nightSuite rates
(Per person)
11th January to 31st March 2022$1 350
1st April to 31st May 2022$1 950
1st June to 31st October 2022$3 150
1st November to 20th December 2022$1 950
21st December 2022 to 10th January 2023$3 150

Family Safaris

Children are welcome at &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge. Should parents wish to share a room with children; the lodge can accommodate one triple room for children 16 years or younger to share with parents. A family suite is also available for families traveling together.

Family Suite Rates at &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
Rates per nightRates
(Per Family Suite)
11th January to 31st March 2022$4 725
1st April to 31st May 2022$6 825
1st June to 31st October 2022$11 025
1st November to 20th December 2022$6825
21st December 2022 to 10th January 2023$11 025


Big 5 safari game drives:
Enjoy the best game viewing in the Delta. Safari vehicle enhancements include bucket seats with customizable seat configurations, padded roll bars, charging points equipment, strip lights in the bin of the vehicles, camera bean bags on clamps, and a cooling canvas-covered roof.

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge safari
Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge safari

Guided Walking Safari:
If you’re looking for a thrilling view from the ground, this is your chance to discover a multitude of natural wonders in the company of your experienced walking safari guide. Tread in the tracks of the wildlife and breathe in the scent of crushed wild grasses.

andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge walking safari
andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge walking safari

Helicopter Flights:
Take to the air: scenic helicopter flights over the Okavango Delta’s mosaic of islands, plains, channels, and lagoons perfectly illustrate its ever-changing beauty. The Delta is one of the world’s greatest natural phenomena, featuring a series of both permanent and seasonal waterways and floodplains.

Interactive Kitchen:
Join the chefs in the kitchen and play with fresh ingredients: create delicious meals, learn about local cuisine and flavors.

Rates Include / Exclude

Rates include:

Three meals daily.
Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, and refreshments on game drives.
Safari activities.
Emergency medical evacuation insurance.
Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip and park fees.
A complimentary pair of Swarovski Optik binoculars per room; for your use during your stay.

Rates exclude:

Telephone calls.
Safari shop purchases.
All items of a personal nature.
Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits, and cigars.
Landing fees.

Solo Travelers

Single Supplement:
11th January until 30th April and 1st November to 20th December:
A single supplement of 50% is only charged from the third single room per booking.
1st May until 31st October and 21st December to 10th January:
A single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms.

Accommodation special offers at &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge:

Helicopter me to Sandibe Offer

Stay for 2 or more nights at &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, and we will upgrade your fixed-wing flight to a scenic helicopter transfer! Arrive in style and enjoy the complete comfort and convenience of a helicopter transfer, complete with prime Delta views. No need to stop at the Chitabe airstrip or do the hour long drive from the Chitabe airstrip to the lodge. Additionally; for your return trip; you have the choice to helicopter onward to another &Beyond lodge or one of our partner properties in the area; otherwise head directly back to Maun.

There’s a saving of USD 161 per person when using this offer.

Stay longer for less in Botswana

Visit Botswana on a luxury safari and save up to 25%. Marvel at massive elephant herds on lush flood plains, kaleidoscopic birdlife that swoop across the skies, and scan the shoreline for wildlife as you glide down sparkling waters on the Okavango Delta.
This is based on the per person per night rates with longer than a 3-night stay. The longer you stay, the better the discount.

Long Stay Rates: May be applied for a combination of &Beyond lodges in Africa (subject to the seasonal availability of the offer), for the same guests on a single itinerary. These cannot be used in conjunction with any other &Beyond offers.

Safari Honeymoon Offer:

Book a romantic African safari honeymoon at &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge and one of you will get a 50% discount on your accommodation! What a great way to celebrate your union. Combine with any other &Beyond lodges / camps for an even better honeymoon.
Valid for up to 6 months after the marriage date. However; due to the impact of COVID-19 travel restrictions, guests who were married between 1st March 2020 – 31st December 2021 now also qualify for this honeymoon offer if they travel before 15th December 2022.
Excludes family suites, family rooms, and villas
May not be combined with other offers or long stay rates at &Beyond
Valid all year for a minimum 2-night stay

Fly Me around Botswana Package:

From USD 5,720 per person for the 7-night all-inclusive package!
For your 7-night tour; you have the choice of where (which lodge) and when (dates and how long); using a combination of &Beyond lodges and camps in Botswana.

Discover the dramatic contrasts of Botswana’s iconic wildlife landscapes:  Visit the Okavango Delta teeming with wildlife, take a photographic boating safari on the Chobe River or explore the exceptional numbers of lions, which have become known for hunting elephants in the Savute region.

All these choices, for so much less! Not only will you benefit from flight savings; but also a range of included accommodation and activities per person. In fact; a potential saving of up to USD 5 300 per person; per 7-night stay.

What are the inclusions in this package deal?

All intercamp flights
Road transfers between airstrips and lodges or camps
Accommodation: 7 night’s accommodation at any combination of &Beyond Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp, &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, &Beyond Chobe Under Canvas, &Beyond Savute Under Canvas and &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge (a supplement applies to Sandibe); with all their standard inclusions.

Additional nights may be added to this by using the applicable long stay rates

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
Okavango Delta Botswana

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