8 Places You Might Not Know Existed in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is a vast country with so much to explore. When we talk of beautiful destinations in Zimbabwe most think of Victoria Falls, Kariba, Chinhoyi Caves etc.
Here We put together 8 cool places you probably didn’t know existed in Zim.
Nesbitt Castle, formerly Holdengarde Castle is a neo-gothic castle located in Bulawayo. The castle was built in 1920. In 1988 Digby Nesbitt bought the Castle and with his friend John Osborne it was renovated to its current splendor as a boutique hotel.
They describe themselves as a boutique hotel and wedding venue offering first-class hospitality and amenities.
Mutorashanga Green Pool
The Mutorashanga pool is one of the hidden treasures of Zimbabwe. It was created from an abandoned mine. The pool is located only 98 km from Harare. You should definitely go there and check out the amazing scenery. If you are an adrenaline junkie you can also experience cliff diving into the pool, the jump is between 5 to 10m.
Located in Gonarezhou National Park, South-eastern Zimbabwe, Chilojo Cliffs is one of the most prominent and enduring natural features in Zimbabwe. These magnificent red sandstone cliffs have been formed through eons of erosion and overlook the scenic Runde River valley.
Somalisa Camp is an award-winning tented camp in the heart of Hwange National park. Nestled in a stunning location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, Somalisa provides guests with breathtaking views of the Savannah plains across the famous Kennedy Vlei line.
Binga Sand Beach
Yes, you heard it right, a beach in Zimbabwe! Binga is a district on the southeastern shore of Lake Kariba in the province of Matabeleland North. Binga is known as one of the most remote parts of Zimbabwe. But its home to the Binga Beach which is a natural sand beach stretching for about a kilometer.
Blue Swallow Lodges
Blue Swallow Lodges are self-catering lodges and are located overlooking the Troutbeck dam in Nyanga. The Blue Swallow Lodges offer wonderful views of Troutbeck Lake, the 9-hole Golf Course and the evergreen mountains decorated with the whistling pine. A popular place for family holidays as only a three and a half-hour drive from Harare.
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is situated atop a range of remote hills affording breathtaking panoramic views over Lake Kariba. It offers guests a multitude of ways to explore Lake Kariba and its surroundings.
Bridal Veil Falls
The Bridal Veil Falls are located in Chimanimani, Manicaland province. The falls offers some beautiful views and it’s also great for camping.