For the ultimate family holiday, why
not take the children on safari in Zambia and stay at a luxurious
private home on the banks of the Zambezi River.
Tangala House, located just 10 miles upstream of Victoria Falls,
sleeps eight in comfort and comes fully-staffed. It has its own
private swimming pool, dining terrace and lawned garden.
Beautifully furnished, Tangala has been specifically designed with
families in mind. The house has four bedrooms, three of them
ensuite, with a spacious kitchen-diner, a children's playroom and a
living room that opens onto a superb thatched verandah. All the
windows can be closed to keep out insects.
Overlooking the magnificent Zambezi River, the house enjoys
spectacular sunsets across the river and views of large herds of
elephants on the opposite bank. Hippos can be seen and heard in
abundance and more than 145 species of birds have been spotted from
the kitchen window.
Tangala offers all the comforts of a luxury modern home, including a
fully-fitted kitchen, a huge dining table, satellite TV, video, hifi
and a Jetmaster fireplace. Most rooms have high thatch ceilings and
the large dining area has a 15ft window with a stunning view over
The master bedroom overlooks the Zambezi and has a king-size teak
bed, sofa, sitting area and a bathroom with shower and large double
The second bedroom also faces the river and has a queen-size four
poster bed with a walk-in bath and shower.
The third bedroom has a king-size teak bed with a large ensuite
double bath and shower, while the fourth has twin beds and a
bathroom across a passageway.
The house has 250 yards of prime waterfront and no adjoining
properties, so you feel utterly secluded and private. The 11m x 5m
pool has a shallow area for young children and the large verandah
opens out onto a lawn with a picnic table fashioned from railway
Tangala comes with a house assistant, who will help with cooking,
housekeeping and laundry, plus two groundsmen and three friendly
• Originally the family home of Ben and Vanessa Parker, the owners
• Designed by Ben and others.
• On private land, on the banks of the Zambezi River – 15 km
from the Falls
• 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pool
• all the usual activities of the Falls area.
• No minimum age
• Open all year