Windhoek – Hotel Heinitzburg (or similar)Heinitzburg Castle was built in 1914 by the Graf von Schwerin for his fiancée Margarethe von Heinitz. It is now a romantic castle hotel with far-reaching views over Windhoek and it combines nineteenth century charm with modern comfort. The hotel has 17 generously sized en-suite rooms with air conditioning, television, telephone, minibar and wonderful views. The terrace with its sundeck and swimming pool is a popular meeting point for visitors and residents wishing to enjoy a relaxing drink as the sun goes down. A stylish restaurant was built in 1999 where top-class haute cuisine is served with a distinct international and Namibian flavour.
Kalahari – Intu Africa Camelthorn Lodge (or similar)The Camelthorn Lodge, which is one of the Intu Afrika lodges, is located in the Kalahari desert. It is surrounded by unspoiled nature and red dunes and is located around a three-hour drive south east of Windhoek. The lodge is situated in the privately run wildlife and nature conservation area of the Intu Afrika Kalahari Reserve.
The lodge features 12 rooms which are all stylishly decorated. Each room has its own bathroom with twin sinks and a spacious shower, plus air-conditioning, minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have views of the Kalahari. The main building has a dining room, small pool and a terrace with views over the red dunes of the Kalahari.
Fish River Canyon – Fish River Lodge (oder similar)The Fish River Lodge is located on the western side of Fish River Canyon. Each room is situated on the canyon’s escarpment with heavenly views of the canyon scenery. The main building includes a restaurant and bar with a spacious veranda which reaches the edge of the canyon. This is the perfect place to see the glorious interplay of colour on the canyon walls that occurs at sunset. You can also make use of the hotel’s swimming pool.
Tirasberge - Kanaan Na’ankuse Desert Retreat (or similar) This unique privately run nature reserve directly borders the famous Namib Naukluft Park. Its breath-taking dune belt and the Tiras mountain range in the east make amazing subject matter and are truly a photographer’s dream. Kanaan Na'ankuse Desert Retreat is located in 33,000 hectares of unspoiled natural surroundings. The contrasts that can be seen in the desert landscapes are infinite from the moment the sun rises until it sets. Relax in one of the eight new luxury tents which all afford a unique view over the Namibia landscape that is so rich in scenic contrasts. Kanaan is the perfect location in which to disengage from the stresses and strains of daily life, relax in unspoiled natural surroundings
Namib Rand Naturreservat – Wolwedans Dunes Lodge (or similar)The Wolwedans Dune Lodge is located in the NamibRand Nature Reserve approximately a two-hour drive south of Sesriem. You can enjoy staggering panoramic views of the desert landscape and the Losberg Mountains from the lodge.
The Wolwedans Dune Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in eight tastefully furnished tent chalets with en-suite shower/WC facilities. The chalets are constructed in a unique, half-open style from wood and canvas. The Dune Lodge has its own central complex with a lounge area, bar and dining room. The whole camp is built on a wooden platform in order to minimise any environmental impact as much as possible. Captivating views in all directions are among the main attractions of the lodge. The range of activities on offer includes four-wheel drive tours and/or hikes across the magnificent scenery.
Namib Naukluft Park – Sossus Dune LodgeThe Sossus Dune Lodge is the only lodge within the Namib Naukluft National Park. It lies right in the middle of the spectacular dune landscape, and is built in the style of an African village. From each of the 23 generously proportioned chalets you can enjoy glorious views of the red-golden dune landscape. The chalets are connected to the main building via wooden boardwalks. Each chalet has its own spacious bathroom with shower and WC. The rooms also feature mosquito nets, solar lamps and fans. .
As the Sossus Dune Lodge is located within the National Park, we can be the first in the morning and the last in the evening to take pictures of the magnificent Sossusvlei dunes. The lodge also offers sunset tours, guided daytime and nightime nature tours, and guided nature tours in the nearby Sesriem Canyon. In addition the lodge features a restaurant and bar, plus a swimming pool, where you can relax after a strenuous day.
Swakopmund – Villa Margeritha (or similar)The luxurious boutique hotel Villa Margeritha lies in the heart of historic Swakopmund. The ocean, and all the town’s sights are just a few minutes’ walk away. The building dates back to the colonial era, has been lovingly and tastefully restored by the owners, with very stylish furnishings. The lovingly designed inner courtyard, a bistro with an excellent selection of food and wine, plus a lounge all invite you to take a break.
Spitzkoppe Lodge (or similar) The lodge offers 15 spacious and tastefully furnished chalets each with their own bathroom and a covered viewing deck. The lodge can accommodate a maximum of 30 guests. All windows and beds are fitted with mosquito nets.
The public area includes a dining room, lounge bar and pool. There are fabulous views across the landscape with its many granite rocks.
Erindi – Old Traders Lodge (or similar)The Old Traders Lodge will be your accommodation at the Erindi Private Game Reserve. This impressive lodge offers a restaurant, viewing deck and 35 beautifully appointed suites which all afford fantastic views over the watering hole. Erindi is one of the largest farms in Namibia covering approximately 71,000 hectares. It provides the very best opportunities for observing wildlife.
A few images of the lodges