Mokuti Etosha Lodge… a large lodge that earns a big recommend from YZ! If you like your accommodation supersize, this is one of the best options in the Etosha area. Service is of a high standard at Mokuti Etosha Lodge – it has to be, in order to cater for the large number of guests at any given time! However, the two restaurants and two bars ensure that it never feels overcrowded, which is fantastic for young families and small groups.
ACCESS & LOCATION:
Ideally located for those wanting to explore the famous eastern side of Etosha National Park.
ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES:
The communal areas at Mokuti Etosha Lodge really have to be seen to be believed, due to the expansive and exhaustive facilities! All of the lawns and garden areas are lush and well looked after – and you will find that, even at its busiest, the lodge feels spacious and never overcrowded. Mongoose and squirrels have been known to appear on the lawns, especially when food is around! Two sparkling swimming pools offer guests the chance to cool off with a leisurely swim, the perfect way to begin a bright day, or to wind down during an afternoon doze in the sun – and a splash pool for the kids completes the set! If you are an active type, why not serve some aces and make your partner play for love on one of the floodlit tennis courts? Alternatively, you can make use of the 24-hour gym, with its spectacular views of the waterhole! When you need to quench your thirst, the property has two bars – a pool bar, offering drinks and snacks waterside throughout the day, and a bar offering traditional African drinks, including beers. There are also two restaurants – one with a new buffet every day as well as an à la carte menu, the other serving traditional African cuisine. Mokuti Etosha Lodge is all about sanctuary from the outside world, so why not take advantage of the extensive spa facilities on site? Here you can take your pick from a massage, manicure, sauna and Jacuzzi.
Guest accommodation at Mokuti consists of 106 rooms, making it the largest single lodge in the area. Even with such large numbers to cater for, the owners do a sterling job looking after guests here. Each room is built under thatch and kept cool with air conditioning. There is also a mini bar, plus tea- and coffee-making facilities, a telephone, a hairdryer, and a room safe. Electronic door locks add to the secure feel of the property, while satellite television is among the home comforts. All rooms are spacious – eight luxury suites also have a cosy lounge area! The en-suite bathrooms are large and have a shower, with a cool contemporary décor.
Visitors have plenty to keep them occupied on site, but Mokuti Etosha Lodge also provides countless opportunities for you to take advantage of some of the most spectacular wildlife on the planet, with Etosha National Park on its doorstep! Guests can book onto private game drives in the Mokuti Reserve, where there are three waterholes with glorious photo opportunities, or head out with guided game drives into the National Park itself. You can also enjoy a guided walk, go birdwatching, listen to a storytelling session, or visit a nearby village and meet with the locals! And back at the Lodge, there is a reptile park, where you can watch baby crocodile being fed at weekends. This truly is a sight to behold!