At Hideaways, we are committed to creating bespoke experiences and putting our guests’ desires first. Our lodges are set in the heart of nature, offer excellent service, gourmet food and lavish accommodation with a sustainable and eco-friendly approach. We want our guests to experience Africa’s sounds, scents, views and tastes in absolute comfort and style.
COME AND EXPERIENCE
Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
The best Zimbabwe has to offer, Elephant’s Eye, Hwange lodge presents an unforgettable experience with African wildlife in an intimate and welcoming setting. Attention to detail and friendly service in the heart of the African bush will ease you into a peaceful, serene escape. You will enjoy the quiet, beautiful views overlooking the waterhole, which is frequented by elephants and other game, allowing you to feel at one with nature.
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Elephant’s Eye, Hwange lodge is a model for sustainable tourism encouraging our guests to embrace “off the grid” luxury in keeping with our eco-friendly philosophy. We are committed to finding alternative ways to reduce the unnecessary use of energy and non-biodegradable materials for the conservation of this pristine wilderness and its flora and fauna.
These are our latest rates for Elephant’s Eye.
Please note, rates for Southern African Residents are available on request.
Green Season: 03 Jan 2017 – 31 March 2018 & 1 Dec – 31 December 2018
Double/ Twin per person sharing: USD 350
Mid Season: 01 April – 30 June 2018 & 1 November – 30 November 2018
Double / Twin per person sharing: USD 435
High Season: 1 July – 31 October 2018
Double/ Twin per person sharing: USD 560
The beauty of our eight private tented chalets is that they have been designed to almost completely blend into their natural environment whilst still offering uninterrupted panoramic views of the watering hole below and the surrounding African bush.
Each chalet, screened by indigenous trees for exclusive privacy, includes a spacious bedroom, fireplace, outdoor shower, wrap-around viewing deck and an en-suite bathroom. The comfortable interiors are contemporary with an African touch striking the perfect balance between luxury and functionality.
En-suite bathroom with bath and double basin
Wireless internet at the main lodge building
Communal boma area
Credit card facilities
Natural ozone eco swimming pool
Solar power electricity
Zimbabwe boasts good climate throughout the year.
You will experience the most rain during February and May. Everything is green and lush. Thunderstorms paint the skies. It’s harder to spot wild animals in the green, lush bush.
November – February:
You can expect lots of heat but cooler nights between November and February.
March – November:
Bring warm clothing during this time as the nights can get very cold. It’s the best season for game viewing as the bush is less dense.
The Elephant’s Eye Experience
A Closer Look at our Lodge and Chalets
The Eye – Our Sleep-out Deck Experience
Elephant’s Eye is situated in the northwest corner of Zimbabwe about 2.5 hours south of the mighty Victoria Falls. Allow us to whisk you away into the heart of nature, and spoil you with excellent service, gourmet food and bespoke accommodation.
Our kind-hearted and exceptionally friendly lodge staff encapsulate the warm reputation Zimbabwe is so well known for. They play a key role in ensuring that your experience at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange is an unforgettable one by attending to your every need and are therefore one of our most valued assets and a great source of pride!
THE HOUSEKEEPER ~ Naomi Ushendibaba
THE OWNER ~ Garth Jenman
THE CHEF ~ Nomalanga Moyo
HOSPITALITY MANAGER – Sulet
Our in-depth knowledge of Southern Africa and all that it has to offer has allowed us to curate the top safari experience packages available in the country. We focus on creating custom-made tours to suit all your requirements down to the last detail, at the best rates and all whilst ensuring that no travel time is wasted on route to your destinations.