Situated in the Namib Desert right at the entrance gate to the famous Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon. Desert Lodge has breathtaking views of the uninterrupted horizons and rugged stony outcrops. It is the perfect oasis stop over destination to add to your Namibian itinerary and a great base from which to explore Sossusvlei. Despite the area being a premier tourist attraction, Surrounded by vast, endless spaces and awe-inspiring dunes the lodge blends in perfectly, bearing testament to the ingenuity of environmentally-considerate design.
There are 45 units designed to blend into the surrounding desert landscape. They are air-conditioned with canvas roofs and adobe-style plaster walls. There are 3 family units with inter-leading doors and there are 3 wheelchair friendly units
You can arrange your excursions through the Adventure Centre. Experiences in the Sossusvlei area include hot air ballooning, quad biking, climbing the dunes, guided drives, bush dinners, archery and star gazing.
After an eventful day, guests are invited to take a cooling dip in the sparkling pool, or relax under the shady trees in the Acacia beer garden. The al fresco restaurant offers great views over Elim Dune and the floodlit waterhole where guests can have dinner while watching oryx, springbok, jackal, ground squirrel and hyena.
During the day guests are invited to explore this unique desert environment in open viewing vehicles along with an experienced guide. These nature drives head out in the early morning and late afternoon offering guest the experience of varied terrain, desert fauna, mysterious fairy circles and a diverse array of wildlife.
Explore the surrounds on foot with a fascinating dune walk, or on quad bikes, where an expert guided will lead you on an adventure along established quad bike trails. Photographic safaris are also available, where guests can capture memories that will last a lifetime.