Aquila offers a host of world class facilities.


Fine DiningBuilt from natural materials found on the reserve such as rocks, river pebbles, reeds, wood and thatch to blend with the surrounding environment, this spacious, high ceilinged, African character building with large fireplaces is the perfect setting for the superb buffet meals served.

Meals are prepared by an internationally acclaimed chef and traditional meals are offered as well as the standard fare, Catering for special dietary requirements is provided. The restaurant can seat 180 diners in comfort.

Conference Boma

Conference BomaUnder thatch, this boma is situated outside the conference centre and can seat up to 40 guests. Contact us for further details.

Public Lounges

Public LoungesAquila has two public lounges, one situated at the Restaurant the other adjoining the Cigar Bar. Both have comfortable fully upholstered furniture and superb views .The Restaurant Lounge has a large feature fireplace and the Cigar Bar lounge has DSTV facilities.

Swimming Pool

aquila-facilities-thb-008This saltwater pool, with rock finishes is made good use of in the summer months.

Pool Bar

Situated off the swimming pool and next to the restaurant this “African” styled bar seats approximately 20 guests overlooking the pool area.

Cigar Bar

The intimate colonial style Cigar Bar offers one the opportunity of enjoying an after dinner night “cap” whilst enjoying the quality cigars on offer in a tranquil environment with the Aquila trademark large fireplaces.

Cigar Bar Boma

An intimate outdoor boma with raised fire area is surrounded by seating all under thatch and suitable for approx 12 people.

Restaurant Boma

Outdoor dropped open air Boma, situated outside the Restaurant and can seat 64 guests.


This wood paneled, book lined room with its large fireplace invites one to relax and take time out. It offers many reference books as well as novels for the guests enjoyment.

Curio Shop

The well stocked curio shop is situated at the reception area and offers various African souvenirs for sale, as well as some locally manufactured goods. It also offers various “Aquila” branded apparel and gifts.

Besides curios it stocks items for tourist such as camera spools etc.