The stylish main buildings extend over the Khwai River and are set on raised platforms to maximize the views over the surrounding lagoons and islands.

Constructed of local timber, reed and thatch they comprise of an elegant lounge containing a small but comprehensive library, dining room, expansive sundeck, plunge pool and sala with day bed as well as a fire-deck set under giant Jackalberry trees.

The reception lounge boasts a curio shop. The camp operates on generator power but at night all lighting is supplied by battery powered lamps, candles and paraffin lanterns, giving the camp an authentic African ambience.

Lettie Letsile, ably assisted by Timothy Hanks Damion, create a camp environment in which guests experience a seamless service in the warm, friendly style for which Africa is famous.

The emphasis is on discreet personal service, to ensure maximum guest enjoyment. Like Lettie, a great number of the camp staff have been looking after guests at Xakanaxa for more than ten years.