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Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a magical experience at sandrivers, flying in over the river, amazingly friendly staff, managers natasha and erik are lovely and taking the best care of you, the food is unbelievable and so fresh and the location is just stunning and so luxurious with open rooms facing the river and letting you experience the bush to the fullest while... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most perfect holiday there - absolutely flawless.Eric the manager was fantastic with each of us, as was Ernest our guide. Mornings began with Safari up the river, complete with hippos, giraffe, Lions and all manner of birds. Followed by an exquisite picnic breakfast and a some fishing. I am not a fisherman nor are our kids, but... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This camp is real luxury, especially in the suites with plunge pool. The weather was very hot, so repeated plunging during the hot afternoons was perfect. The fan above the bed was on all night. The location overlooking the river was exceptional with hippos talking almost continuously. A boat trip upriver with a bit of fishing and breakfast on shore... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the last leg of our safari, we spent three nights at this amazing lodge. When we flew in from Tarangire, we immediately loved the fact that the lodge is built on the banks of the wide Rufiji river, home to many, many hippo's and crocodiles. When the young (but seemingly experienced) manager Eric introduced us to the camp, he... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In common with other reviews, I have nothing but great things to say about Sand Rivers! We stayed for 4 amazing nights at the very end of a trip to Tanzania and I would recommend this location to absolutely anyone. We booked a suite which comprised 2 large open-fronted rooms separated by a little plunge pool. It was a huge... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sand Rivers is a fantastic safari lodge, period. From the flight into Selous, the drive to the lodge, the food, the welcome and the way in which we were looked after by Eric, all of the guides, cooks and support team, during our stay, we can't praise Sand Rivers highly enough. It is set in a perfect location on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights here as part of our honeymoon and had a truly wonderful experience. It is expertly hosted by Tash and Eric and all the staff are of a very high standard. Our guide Ernest was friendly and super knowledgeable and showed us 4 of the big 5 in two days! The little touches from this camp make... More 

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the last leg of our Tanzanian holiday here, having spent some time in Ruaha and Zanzibar - setting the bar very high. Having already had some excellent guiding and sightings in Ruaha we wonderered how Selous could match our expectations. Edward did - yet another personality but with the same HUGE bank of knowledge and understanding of this... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Sands River is just wonderful & we had a very memorable stay. With just 8 stone & thatched lodges it is a personal home from home experience. This was our 4th safari & our favourite by far. The accommodation is superb with all rooms open fronted & raised on decks enabling panoramic views over river & bush. They're rustic chic... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

From the moment we got there, the staff looked after us with immaculate care. Boat trips amongst Hippos and crocodiles. Walking safaris, safaris in jeeps and amazing food, all made this a wonderful three day visit.

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When Richard Bonham built Sand Rivers, he was offered any area in the Northern Selous. There were good reasons why this site, overlooking the mile wide Rufiji River, was the only place he wanted to be.At the heart of an intricate network of sand river channels, oxbow lakes and open plains, Sand Rivers opens a window on the private lives of Africa's big mammals. Creep up on elephant as they wallow in hidden lakes; drift silently down the river at dusk or sleep out under the stars at night.With just eight open-fronted rooms looking out over the Rufiji River, Sand Rivers offers variety, spontaneity and a gradual immersion in a seductively wild part of Southern Tanzania. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania

Address: Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Price Range: €463 - €475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sand Rivers Selous Hotel Selous Game Reserve
Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania Selous Game Reserve
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“i believe that all rooms overlook the river - but ensure you get one that does.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelman6666, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The huge suites with plunge pool were really great in the hot weather.”
 of 5 bubbles JFB777, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No-one would be disappointed with any of the lodges at Sand Rivers, they all overlook the Rufiji River.”
 of 5 bubbles StevenPallett2016, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The further away from the main hub, the better the view.”
 of 5 bubbles JupitusWilson, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had suite 2, which had a plunge pool. All the rooms have a view over the river.”
 of 5 bubbles hettyhammonds, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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