(Formerly Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge) Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is situated in the northern foothills of the vast NamibRand Nature Reserve. This is a first class lodge and is situated in a beautiful and remarkable location. The eerily beautiful Namib Desert Reserve has been painstakingly reclaimed for conservation to create the largest private nature reserve in Southern Africa, which exclusive to lodge residents. It's a world of vast space, far horizons, desert-scapes and jagged mountain heights. The lodges accommodation is in 10 beautifully designed cottage suites all with air-conditioning and their own viewing veranda's. Exceptional guiding by knowledgeable specialists bring this genuinely remote and area alive with fascinating talks and expeditions on foot , in 4x4 or on quad bikes. The valleys and slopes are home to a unique gathering of wildlife including springbok, ostrich, oryx, Hartman's zebra, Grant's golden mole, spotted hyena, Cape and bat-eared foxes. This is home to more than 115 bird species, including Sociable Weavers, Black Eagles and Martial Eagles.
In the Lodge's airy dining room, you can enjoy delectable African cuisine, prepared by a first-class Namibian chef. The split-level lounge has a fireplace for cooler desert evenings. Open all year, best months are September and March. Very hot in December and January and chilly at nights in June &July.
|No. of Bedrooms||10 stone and glass desert suites accommodating up to 20 residents in spacious, air-conditioned rooms. Spaced well apart, each suite has a shaded deck overlooking the Namib Desert. For the hot desert days, there are showers in the en suite, glass-encased bathroom. There are also outdoor showers. |
|Activities||Game drives - explore the open grass plains, fossilized sand dunes and orange sand dune belts of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. |
Hot-air ballooning over the Namib
Excursion to spectacular Sossusvlei, site of the highest sand dunes on earth.
Guided 4x4 excursions to Sesriem Canyon or the famous Sossusvlei pans
Excursions on all-terrain motorcycles
Stargazing using the Lodge's own powerful electronic telescope - the most powerful in Namibia outside the National Observatory.
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