A 50 unit resort on the coastline of the Inangu Peninsula, north of the NsuIt‘s with no doubt that the awareness and the interest of the modern-day holidaymakers worldwide has changed a lot over the past decennia.
Lately, we have seen a rapid increase in 4 and 5 star luxury hotels and resorts, located at exclusive spots all over the globe. Wildlife safari’s and animal watching are a major growing tourist industry. Eco-tourism and green holidays, adventure holidays and expeditions as well as visits to culturally diverse locations are receiving a strong interest from the high-end holiday consineur. In recent history, people’s awareness for personal health and fitness has increased greatly. We have seen that the fitness centers and aerobic-classes grew like mushrooms all over the world, followed by the development of spa’s and beauty treatments for the pleasure and well being of the millions of customers all over the world at their home destination and at holiday destinations.
The awareness of “global warming” and the need to treasure nature has made “the green label” one of the strongest marketing tools for modern day businesses.
For the 1st phase of the Kasaba Bay Resort, 5 cornerstone elements have been identified as the basis of the projects concept.
1 High-end, 5 star luxury accommodation 2 Wildlife and animal watching in a superior setting 3 Exclusive spa and beauty facilities 4 Breeam.UK certification 5 Socio-economic development of the communities
The concept and philosophy of the project will be in accordance as set by the principals and the design team as well as the Zambia Wildlife Authority.
The product will be a unique, Beeam.uk certified contemporary resort that has no equal in the world.
It will contain 50 villas with all associated high-end facilities and a very high international standard of services as described in next paragraph 3, Resort & Services.
The visiting guests will enjoy a unique resort holiday with relaxation, personal interests and nature activities. Wildlife safaris, cultural tours and day and night entertainment of a variety of choice.
The in-house product will be completed with various all-inclusive services and ad- values for a unique Nsumbu National Park safari and exploring the Lake Tanganyika.
Wellness, healthy spa-treatments and the use of the complete range of health and beauty products, will be offered by the Kasaba Bay Resort.
Zambia, Kasaba Bay / Nsumbo National Park
Loxodrome design & innovation, The Netherlands Venlo www.loxodrome.nl
Project architect: Robert Kleuskens Architect: Jana Beermann Project: Coordinator: Walter Hertogs Draughtsman: Christian Keijsers
The Program, U.S.A. Las Vegas Nevada
Arup, South Africa Durban-Johannesburg www.arup.com
Bureau B+B stedebouw en landschapsarchitectuur, The Netherlands Amsterdam www.bplusb.nl