Sand Rivers is a boutique, stylish camp, offering breathtaking views across the Rufiji River in Nyerere National Park. Set amongst an intricate network of sand river channels and with wildlife in abundance, enjoy your days exploring the surrounding wilderness by vehicle, boat or on foot.
This property epitomises the essence of Nyerere National Park. A seriously well-run camp that has an incredibly well-established reputation. Fantastic for walking safaris and boating trips.
Nestled within the remarkable Nyerere National Park, also known as "The Selous," in Southern Tanzania, Sand River Selous Lodge offers an intimate and tranquil escape. Situated on the banks of the Rufiji River, surrounded by trees, the lodge boasts awe-inspiring views across the water, providing abundant wildlife sightings. Immerse yourself in a complete experience characterized by exceptional service, luxurious accommodations, and enthusiastic guiding. Explore the captivating wilderness through thrilling driven, walking, or boating safaris.
The central areas of Sand River Selous Lodge exude spaciousness and comfort, with a prime location overlooking the flowing river waters. Built with a combination of thatched roofs, round stones, and cement, the lodge's whitewashed walls and exposed stone create a visually appealing atmosphere. The dining room offers a mix of private tables and a larger communal table, catering to individual preferences. The interleading sitting area is adorned with plush upholstered furniture, African carvings, and natural wood sourced from fallen trees, evoking a relaxed and homely ambiance. A selection of books and a curio shop add to the charm. Outside, a viewing deck awaits, adorned with cushioned hardwood chairs, while a refreshing swimming pool, surrounded by recliner chairs, provides respite from the midday heat.
Sand River Selous Lodge features just eight rooms, including five standard rooms and three suites. Designed in harmony with the lodge's style, the open-air viewpoints foster a sense of immersion in the bush rather than a barrier from it. Both room types offer ample privacy and include writing desks, shelving, and double or twin beds adorned with crisp bedding and mosquito nets. The en-suite bathrooms are equipped with showers and sinks boasting hot running water. The suites offer additional space and the added luxury of a private plunge pool.