Abu Camp

Okavango Delta, Botswana


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Distinctive camp known as the preeminent place to ride African elephants, set on a 500,000-acre private concession in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Overlooking a tranquil lagoon and shaded by hardwood trees, the six exceptionally elegant and individually decorated accommodations are idiosyncratic structures that are part tent, part cabin. Huge, splendid baths provide walk-in showers and twin basins; glass doors open onto decks with soaking tubs; also attractive sundecks. Lavish contemporary African public areas include a library and an adjoining communications center. Exceptional cuisine. Large game species are common; the birdlife is prolific; and guests may ride on, or walk with, the camp’s trained herd of elephant.

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February 2012 Hideaway Report

It is a 40-minute Cessna flight from Selinda to the heart of the Okavango Delta. There, over the past 20 years, Abu Camp has acquired a reputation as the preeminent place to ride on African elephants. Now partly owned by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, Abu reopened in April 2011, having been completely rebuilt and refurbished. Set on a 500,000-acre private concession, it has just six accommodations. Overlooking a tranquil lagoon and shaded by hardwood trees, the suites are idiosyncratic canvas-and-beam structures tha ...

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Tented Suite, from $5,115 for two (all meals, house beverages, twice-daily scheduled camp activities and park fees included).

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