Mpala Jena offers the perfect Victoria Falls accommodation and is an intimate safari camp positioned along the beautiful tree-laden banks of the mighty Zambezi River.
The architect team of Craig Hayman and Hannah Charlton and interior designer Tracy Kelly have created a haven that epitomizes “Barefoot Luxury” at its best. Mpala Jena, located on the white sandy edges of Zimbabwe’s Zambezi River and in the Zambezi National Park. They sought to combine the elements of both by using thatched roofs in the main areas and flowing canvas luxury tents for the bedrooms. The sand floor in the bar area, and the adjacent swimming pool, set the scene for guests to kick their shoes off and relax after their morning game drive or river cruise. The pool lounge makes you feel that you are right on the river and is the ideal place to hang out with a book during the heat of the day. Mpala Jena is highly sought after for those wanting Victoria Falls accommodation.
‘Mpala Jena’ means “White Impala”. According to the local National Park rangers, when the Zambezi National Park was separated from the Victoria Falls National Park and declared as a National Park in 1979. Sightings of an albino impala were reported during that time.