AVANI Victoria Falls Resort a 3-star hotel offers a choice of 212 en-suite rooms. Each room has a view of either the lush African bush or the large landscaped swimming pool that lies at the heart of the hotel. While the adults enjoy the myriad of adventure activities on offer, the AVANI Victoria Falls Resort 's Kamp Kwena will entertain the young children.
The Boma an intimate setting under the trees, right on the banks of the Zambezi River, and with the thunder of the falls in the background provides a relaxing outdoor area.
Opened in 2001, the 3-star AVANI Victoria Falls Resort is a sprawling resort hotel with an informal atmosphere, and a colourful, fun design throughout. The closest hotel to the Victoria Falls, it’s really all about the location as you’re just a few minutes walk from one of the Natural Wonders of the World.
Each room has a view of either the lush African bush or the large landscaped swimming pool that lies at the heart of the hotel, and the rich, earthy colour of the rooms is a constant reminder that you're in the vibrant heart of Africa. Built over two levels, they’re either pool or garden facing. The ground floor rooms having a sliding door that opens up directly onto the grounds, while the 1st floor rooms each have a balcony.
With walls painted in geometric designs – a mix of earthy tones and some brighter colours – most of the 208 standard rooms have either either twin or double beds, although there are also rooms with two doubles, which are suitable for families with young children. All have a television, tea and coffee making station, a telephone and an electronic safe. The en-suite bathrooms, with a bathtub, separate shower, toilet and washbasin. Soap, shampoo and moisturizer are also provided. The four suites are broadly similar to the standard rooms, but have an extension to a separate lounge (with sleeper couch) and an additional bathroom with a shower, toilet and washbasin.
At the centre of the hotel is a huge, curving swimming pool with sun loungers and umbrellas dotted about on the grass. Adjacent to the pool is an al fresco café and bar, with the main restaurant just beyond.
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The AVANI Victoria Falls Resort's Theatre of Food restaurant caters for a variety of palates with its themed dinners. This relaxed family restaurant is the perfect start and end to your day. Located alongside the main swimming pool, the Theatre of Food serves a delicious breakfast as well as a variety of themed buffet dinners.
The Poolside Grill and Pool Bar offers light lunches and drinks while you soak up the African sun. A live band at the pool bar will entertain you long into the night. Been There, Eaten That: If you really want to get into the local flavours, then you have to try the Mopani worms as well as chikanda. Chikanda is called the African polony. It is made from a root vegetable and looks a bit like a meatloaf.
The Squires Grill in the Falls Entertainment Centre offers a tempting menu of tasty lunch and dinner dishes, making it the perfect place to refuel after a hard day of adventure.
On the sprawling property, just a few minutes from the main hotel complex, is also the Falls Entertainment Centre. The Crocodile Café in the Falls Entertainment Centre offers light meals, croissants, pastries, coffees and drinks. Sit outside and enjoy the scenery, or browse the arts and crafts being sold nearby. Here you’ll find an informal a la carte restaurant, a small café, a few craft and souvenir shops, as well as an activity centre – which is also generally a pick up point for many of the activities such as white water rafting etc.
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The Falls Convention Centre can be subdivided into separate areas depending on your requirements. There is a business centre that offers guests faxing, printing and internet facilities. AVANI Victoria Falls Resort regularly hosts conferences drawing delegates from all over Africa hence, making it one of the leading conference venues. The centre has six sophisticated conference rooms, three boardrooms and fully equipped business centres.
The AVANI Victoria Falls Resort Convention Centre is able to host a total of 450 delegates. It can host delegates in a range of styles such as 240 in the banquet buffet, 400 banquet served, 450 cinema, 450 cocktail, 360 dance served and 342 in the school room style.
The Falls Convention Centre has four venues that include:
The Kafue boardroom
This is a small breakout room that holds a maximum of 10 people in a typical boardroom style. Located in close proximity to the conference and business centre, the Kafue board room can be easily accessed during a conference.
Tonga meeting space
Perfect for an office, breakout meeting or board meeting during a conference, the Tonga meeting space can hold up to 25 people i.e. 10 in meeting style, 25 cinema, 15 cocktail, 20 schoolroom and 10 delegates in the u-shaped style. It can also be combined with the Lozi Meeting Space to host up to 50 attendees and is also located close to the conference and activity centres.
Lozi meeting space
This is similar to the Tonga meeting space and is also ideal for an office, board or breakout meeting during a conference and also holds up to 25 people. It can hold 10 in the boardroom style, 25 in cinema, 15 in cocktail, 20 in schoolroom and 10 in the u-shaped style. The Lozi meeting Space can also be combined with the Tonga Meeting Space to host a maximum of 50 delegates. This meeting space is also located close to the conference and activity centres.
This is a slightly larger breakout boardroom and is able to host up to 12 delegates in the boardroom style, and ideally located close to the conference and business centre.
There is a variety of accommodation options, with two leading hotels on the resort, AVANI Victoria Falls Resort and Royal Livingstone. This centre is in close proximity to the Victoria Falls with many outdoor activities making it the best place to hold a conferencing.
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The Activity Centre at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort offers a range of activities such as gorge swinging, river safari cruises, surfing on the Zambezi and ventures into Livingstone for more attractions. The hotel’s Activity Centre gives information on everything from jet boat rides to abseiling, bridge swings, microlight flights, river cruises, elephant safaris, helicopter flips, and so much more. A wide range of safaris are also offered such as 4X4 game drives, safaris and canoeing.
Experience the true wild heart of Africa. Both adults and kids are catered with Avani Victoria Falls Resort 's Kamp Kwena designed to entertain the young children while the adults enjoy the many activities offered. Enjoy nature walks that offer a choice of three trails of adventure throughout the entire Falls Resort. Guests at the hotel enjoy complimentary and unlimited access to the mighty Victoria Falls.
The Avani Victoria Falls Resort is the perfect base from which to explore the playground of Africa. Have an opportunity to visit the the beautiful Livingstone Island located in the middle of the Zambezi River on the edge of the Victoria Falls. This beautiful island is unique and it is for this reason that it is only able to have 10 visitors.
The Falls Resort offers a breathtaking experience of the mighty Zambezi River while on the African Queen. This is a twin-deck, 120-seater cruiser and provides an outstanding tour. Choose from the mid-morning cruise or the sunset cruise. Well trained and experienced guides will teach you about the bio-diversity.
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