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Lupita Island Resort & Spa

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Lupita Island is the ultimate private retreat, offering luxurious accommodations set amidst a pristine natural habitat. Located on Lake Tanganyika, this 130-acre private island has eleven lavishly decorated, thatched-roof living spaces and two family cottages that offer breathtaking, uninterrupted views of Africa's second largest lake. As a guest of Lupita Island, you may enjoy a variety of water sports or soak in the tranquil beauty of the island from the privacy of your open-air room.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Lake View
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Getting there
Kalemie Airport228 km
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All reviews well stocked bar lake tanganyika total privacy an unforgettable experience luxurious rooms no matter local community spectacular views the main lodge plunge pool fond memories open air amazing staff heaven on earth the cottages private beach every meal
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

We are a well traveled family and our experience with Firelight Safaris ended with a magical stay at Lupita Island which tops all of our global adventures. After a a week of experiencing the wonders of the Serengeti and Ngorogoro, we arrived to Lupita Island...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

I've put off writing this review for a few weeks, as every time I sit down to write - words fail me. However, several weeks after returning to our hectic lives back home the fond memories of our trip to Tanzania and Lupita Island remind...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Lupita Island has been such an amazing experience, in every way. I cannot even begin to describe how stunning this place is. Aside from its beauty, there where numerous exciting activities which kept us entertained, with many great locations in the area and around the...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

After a week or two bouncing around game parks over hot dusty trails, sleeping in tents (no matter how luxurious), and chasing chimpanzees up and down the hills at Mahale, a few days of R & R at Lupita Island Resort were the absolutely perfect...More

Thank BradBr
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Lupita Island was an unforgettable experience!!! Belinda and Tom were incredibly helpful during our entire experience. The staff welcomed us with open arms and provided impeccable service throughout our entire stay. Every meal was home cooked gourmet goodness. The sunset cruises and swims in the...More

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"We stayed in the Livingston family suite which was perfect for our family of four."
Jul. 18, 2018
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"All the rooms had a lake view, and were outstanding!"
Feb. 6, 2017
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"They are ALL the best!"
Aug. 5, 2016
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"Rooms are in private villas. If there are mobility issues, request an accessible villa ahead of time"
Sep. 1, 2015
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