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The five star, award-winning Royal Chundu, camouflaged along the banks of the Zambezi River and hugging the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, is a hideaway of untold tranquility where romance and adventure are intertwined for the perfect getaway. Further downstream lies the iconic Victoria Falls, only 30km away. Royal Chundu comprises of two luxurious lodges on the banks of the Zambezi River, just upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls. River Lodge is the larger of the two Lodges, while Island Lodge is the more exclusive. Royal Chundu is a more intimate getaway. The exclusive Island Lodge is located on the private Katamura Island and is reached by a short boat ride from the main lodge. Surrounded by river channels and jackalberry trees, the four villas have private decks, open-air bathrooms, glass-walled showers, and large, cozy beds. Beyond the drama of the falls, the Zambezi is alive with various wildlife, including abundant hippopotamuses, crocodiles, African fish eagles, egrets, and herons. A sunset river cruise provides the perfect opportunity to relax while keeping an eye out for elephants and buffalo on the banks, and hippopotamuses and crocodiles emerging from the river for a breath of air.The river breathes life into the region, with canoeing and excellent fly-fishing possible. A short mokoro ride to a local village lets guests interact with villagers as they go about their daily tasks. Guides are well educated in local customs and traditions and can provide insight into making necessities such as soap, cooking oil, and medicines from plants and herbs. Guests of Royal Chundu dine on traditional pan-African and Zambian dishes prepared by the executive chef in the intimate outdoor boma. Fresh, local ingredients bring out Zambian flavors to reflect the heritage of the region.Established in France more than 50 years ago, Relais & Châteaux has become a renowned reference of excellence in the hotel and restaurant world. Royal Chundu is proud to be Zambia’s first Relais & Châteaux member. Royal Chundu also offers a child-friendly getaway where families can relax and play together. Children of all ages are welcome and specifically catered for in the unique Children’s Club with a scheduled daily program. Victoria Falls National Park is 14 km from Royal Chundu, while Victoria Falls Bridge is 9 km away. The nearest airport is Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport, 6 km from the property.
The five star, award-winning Royal Chundu, camouflaged along the banks of the Zambezi River and hugging the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, is a hideaway of untold tranquility where romance and adventure are intertwined for the perfect getaway. Further downstream lies the iconic Victoria Falls, only 30km away. Royal Chundu comprises of two luxurious lodges on the banks of the Zambezi Rive .... Read More
- Internet / Free! WiFi Internet / Free! WiFi
- Special diet menus (on request) Special diet menus (on request)
- Restaurant Restaurant
- Bar Bar
- BBQ facilities BBQ facilities
- Swimming pool Swimming pool
- Fitness centre Fitness centre
- Steam room Steam room
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