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Azura Selous Game Reserve

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family have visited many game lodges in Tanzania over the past 17 years but never have we been so welcomed, pampered and spoilt . The staff go the extra mile to ensure that your every need is catered for , they are friendly yet professional . The food was unique for this type of experience and you can see...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Azura for four dsys and I have to say it was one of the most amazing places my family and I have stayed at. The Villas are beautifully decorated with every detail taken care off. The staff is amazing ready to cater for every need. The overall facilities make you feel as in a five star hotel...

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Diegutie, Thanks for a lovely review, it is such a pleasure reading all about your stay at Azura Selous. We are glad to hear that Azura is one of the most amazing places you and your family have ever stayed at. We hope to welcome you soon to one of our properties in Mozambique or Tanzania. Kind Regards Salome...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 18 April 2017

For anyone wanting a truly magnificent African experience, the Azura Selous Game Reserve will give them just that. Top notch experienced staff, amazing game safari drives, beautiful surrounds, superb food, wonderfully relaxing massages and so much more.

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear susani1, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review and for recommending us. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards Salome PR and Marketing

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Azura is a serious luxury game reserve! Our expectations were blown out the park. Extremely private and remote, don't think of some reserves that our jam packed with other people confined to following a strict route! The team of hosts and guides are fantastic, food is excellent! A big shout to Nenga our guide!

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear ryan m, Thank you for a lovely review. We are glad that you had an amazing stay with us, and that you enjoyed the private and remote location. That is what makes Azura Selous truly special. The team of hosts and your guide Nenga will be pleased with your review of their service. We hope to welcome you again...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Stayed at Azura for 4 nights over the New Year period 2016 / 2017. This was our first stop of a 3 1/2 week tour. We were very impressed. Martin, our butler was wonderful and couldn't have been more attentive, helpful and wonderful company. Our guide, Vitus went out of his way to make our game drives informative and full...

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear k9todd Thanks for taking your time to write all about your stay with us at Azura Selous. It is such a great pleasure reading all about your New Year experience. Will pass on your words of thanks to Phillip and Rajabu and the rest of the team. We are flexible in the way we do our meal times, and...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had an amazing time at Azura the staff were extremely friendly and helpful , our villa overlooked hippos in the river with fabulous decor. Our safari guide Christian was so knowledgable and made our trips out very memorable . Azura is an exclusive , quiet tailor made safari , they are very flexible and so pleased Imagine Africa recommended...

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Bridget W Thanks for a lovely review. Glad to hear about your perfect safari. Will pass on your words of thanks to the team. We have 2 other properties in Mozambique, they are also exclusive, tailor made itineraries and flexible. They provide a great bush and beach combo with Azura Selous. We hope to welcome you back soon for...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We spent 3 nights here on Safari and found it to be an incredible experience with excellent service, food and tours. All the staff were very welcoming, helpful and knowledgable. Our tour guide, Joseph was incredible and made each game drive slightly different and made sure we saw all the key animals. The food was excellent and of a very...

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear charlotteamcmahon, Thanks for the review. We are pleased to hear that you had a "once in a life time trip" experience with excellent game drives and dining. Will pass on your compliments to Joseph and the whole team. We hope to welcome you again soon to Azura Selous. Kind regards Salome PR and Marketing

Truckee, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Wow, what a great trip to Azura Selous Game Reserve and Camp. Really enjoyed everything about it. The lions, the painted dogs, the hippos in the river next to my tent, the great tent and the great food. The staff, managers, our guide Nenga and our waiter Imma were perfect!

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Jake M, Thanks to you for a great review. We are glad you enjoyed everything about Azura. We hope to see you again soon at one of our Azura properties. Will pass on your words of thanks to the team, they will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Salome PR and Marketing

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Felt like we were the only people on the planet-the most amazing experience -everything was perfect. Stunning location fabulous accommodation wonderful staff (overseen by great managers/hosts and great company-Rajabu and Philip). Joseph-the nicest guide you could hope for-so much knowledge such enthusiasm & a great sense of humour. Great at finding the best locations for a sun downer! Martin -you...

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Donna W, Wow. What a pleasure reading all about your bush experience. The team will be so happy to hear that they made your experience in the bush perfect. The walking safari is always a highlight, and we are glad you enjoyed it. Will pass on your review to the team and we hope to welcome you again soon...

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I was lucky enough to spend 5 days at Azura Selous ... and what a treat ... the serenity of this resort is perfect for recharging ... the thrill of seeing the animals in their natural habitat is breathtaking... we were lucky enough to see lions, elephants, baby impala, herds of buffalo, crocodiles and an abundance of birds ... not...

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SalomeKgoale, Public Relations Manager at Azura Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Tiddlyfan Thank you for an amazing review and for highly recommending us. Glad to hear that you had a good game sighting experience and even got excited over termites, this is proof that safari is much more than the big 5. Will pass on your words of thanks to the team at Azura Selous and hope to welcome you...

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Hidden away in the heart of the Selous Game Reserve, Azura Selous merges nature with extravagance to provide lavish comfort and secluded luxury in the middle of the African bush. Come and explore vast expanses of pristine wilderness in Africa's largest game reserve & one of Tanzania's UNESCO World Heritage sites. AWAKEN to a daily symphony of hippo snorts and birdsong. RELISH in moments of treasured serenity as you sip a cocktail & watch the African sun dip beneath the horizon in a lurid display of color. INDULGE in a sensory delight of spectacular wildlife, secluded luxury and ethereal beauty. Azura Selous is the best luxury tented lodge in the Selous, 12 opulent suites all with outside showers and plunge pools overlooking the river - slow African safaris at their very best! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Azura Selous Game Reserve

Address: | On the Great Ruaha River, Simbazi, 10100, Tanzania (Formerly Amara Selous)
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,509 - $2,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Azura Selous Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Most rooms are the same I think along the riverbank. just be aware there is an expectation of quite a high level of tipping for the staff that we weren't wholly prepared for. ”
Siany67, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room No 5 is the closest to camp”
MinnieThe, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we ask for room 5, near to the main lodge and great to watch the hippos. Impala walk by the verandah. But all tents are great”
JHELondon, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a private villa that I hear has an outdoor bathtub overlooking the river. Rooms are well spread out and very private”
570laraw, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Think all the rooms are the same and very private. ”
Jeff694, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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