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Insights Adventure Travel

Kimberley

Nottingham

NAMIBIA

LODGES & HOTELS

hand-picked for their location, comfort and conservation credentials

 

Hoanib Valley Camp

Set amongst the mountains, dunes and desert of Kaokoland in the wild north-west of Namibia lies a sophisticated and elegant retreat, the Hoanib Valley Camp. With just six rooms in one of the remotest parts of one of the least populated countries in the world Hoanib Valley Camp brings a new meaning to getting away from it all.

 

A joint venture between the local communities and the Giraffe Conservation Foundation the camp immerses you in the wilds of the desert. Days are spent tracking endangered rhino, desert-adapted elephant, and of course desert-adapted giraffe, before retiring to your private veranda to marvel at the magnitude of your surroundings (G&T in hand).

Shipwreck Lodge

Travelling along the skeleton coast of Namibia you will find an array of old hulks, victims of the sea fog or unfavourable tides and from June 2018 there will be a new edition. Unlike the longstanding residents, this new shipwreck has been placed there deliberately and is neither a ship nor a wreck but actually the newest and most eagerly anticipated lodge in Namibia.

 

Set in perfect isolation within the Skeleton Coast National Park, Shipwreck Lodge will provide a luxury base from which to explore. With game drives to view the wildlife of the area, including the renowned desert-adapted elephant and lion, this is much more than a wilderness camp.

 

Onguma Bush Camp

Onguma Bush Camp offers 16 rooms and is ideal for families with children. Family loft rooms ensure the kids will have a great safari.

 

The lounge and dining areas overlook a stunning waterhole that affords great opportunities to see nature at play around the clock.

 

You don’t even have to leave the camp to see game – they come to you! What better place to enjoy a sundowner drink.

 

The Waterhole/Pool-Side Rooms are built with views of the newly enlarged waterhole or views across the pool.

 

There is a swimming pool and a thatched bar, lounge and dining area that overlooks the extensive waterhole. A small games room and meeting room, further increases the versatility of this much loved camp.

 

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

From its position on a dune plateau within the NamibRand Nature Reserve, Dunes Camp enjoys panoramic views across the ancient desert of the Namib. 

 

Nine spacious rooms, with large canvas blinds which open up to the views utside, reflect the ambience of a tented camp but provide the comfort and protection of a permanent building.

 

The two lounge areas and dining rooms, sun decks and swimming pool provide ample space for guests to relax and enjoy the unique surroundings of the camp.

 

Experienced guides are on hand to take guests on a variety of activities including walking tours of the desert and game drives through the reserve.

 

Visitors helps to sustain the Reserve, by paying a fixed daily park-fee, which is channeled directly into the conservation of  the NamibRand

 
 

Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani Mountain Camp nestles amongst the boulders of the beautiful Twyfelfontein area on a high spot commanding distant views over the ancient landscape.

 

The luxury tented accommodation is built unobtrusively, so as to ensure minimum impact on the natural environment.

The main complex at Mowani consists of a reception, bar, dining room and a lounge which overlooks the waterhole. Accommodation is in 12 luxury East-African-style en-suite safari tents which are spread around the mountain crest.

 

The tents are built on raised wooden platforms, each with its own private veranda and great views of the Aba-Huab Valley.

Sossus Dune Lodge

Sossus Dune Lodge is built in an environmentally sensitive manner, primarily from wood, canvas and thatch, in an attractive ‘afro–village’ style.

 

Situated within the Namib Naukluft Park, close to the Sesriem Canyon, and providing sweeping vistas of the dunes to the west, guests benefit from being able to reach Sossusvlei before sunrise, or to stay until after sunset.

 

Accommodation units are interlinked by elevated wooden walkways and consist of 23 well-spaced en-suite desert chalets, equipped with tea stations and small fridges, with an additional relaxation gazebo.

 

All units offer magnificent open vistas of the surrounding landscapes.

 

 
 

Onguma Tree Top Camp

Onguma Tree Top Camp is a small & intimate camp, designed for those travellers who would like to truly experience the bush in all its raw splendour.

 

The Camp is built on wooden stilts amongst the treetops with full views over one of the most beautiful waterholes on Onguma Game Reserve.

 

The Camp consists of only 4 thatched rooms with canvass walls, a dining room in the main complex. Ideal for exclusive-use and small parties travelling together.

Camp Kipwe

Camp Kipwe lies in the heart of Damaraland, ideally located a short drive from the local attractions in the area.

 

The Camp is nestled amongst an outcrop of giant granite boulders, a stone’s throw away from the ephemeral Aba Huab riverbed where desert-adapted elephants often traverse.

 

Each comfortable thatched bungalow is simply but tastefully furnished with en-suite open-air bathroom. In the centre of the camp lies a large alfresco dining area, bar, lounge and reception with an inviting fireplace nearby to relax beside in the evenings.

 

A refreshing swimming pool and sunset lookout with lovely views also complement the Camp.

 

 

The Desert Homestead

The Desert Homestead Lodge, 30km south-east of Sesriem and the entrance to Namib-Naukluft-Nationalpark, is the perfect starting point for tours to Sossusvlei or an oasis for a relaxing rest after visiting the world‘s highest dunes. The lodge is located in a private nature reserve adjoining the Unesco World Heritage site “Namib Sand Sea”.

 

Desert Homestead Lodge is famous for its horse safaris through the Namib Desert which are suitable for experienced riders as well as beginners (under guidance of experienced riding instructors). Several riding tours lasting 1 to 2 days are offered including all meals. The nights will be spent in a tent camp under Namibia‘s beautiful starry sky.

 

Frans Indongo Lodge

Is your heart yearning for Africa? For the savannah and the scent of grasses and acacias? For silence and wide horizons? And at the same time, you want to enjoy all modern comforts? Then Frans Indongo Lodge warmly welcomes you.

 

Relax on the sundeck at the swimming pool and watch a succession of Sable Antelope, Black Springbok and Nyala quench their thirst at the nearby waterhole.

 

Relish the special African atmosphere: the lodge and the interior decoration feature stylish traditional elements from the Ovambo culture in northern Namibia – the birthplace of Frans Indongo

 

 

Okaukuejo Resort

A visit to the Etosha National Park in Namibia will not be complete without staying at Okaukuejo Camp. Dating from 1957, this safari camp has been renovated and modernised without losing any of its game-viewing appeal.

 

Okaukuejo houses the Etosha Ecological Institute, which is tasked with conserving the wide variety of fauna and flora in this part of Namibia.

 

Okaukuejo Camp is situated only 17km from Anderson Gate, the southern entrance to the Etosha National Park.

 

Guests are accommodated in 104 chalets and 26 campsites. The chalets are scattered throughout the camp and there is a chalet type for every taste. The 5 Premier Waterhole Chalets overlook the floodlit waterhole and offer luxury accommodation. 

 

Swakopmund Guesthouse

Situated in the town centre, a mere five-minute walk from the beach and main shopping area, Swakopmund Guesthouse is owned and run by the Borg family.

 

It offers seven standard rooms, seven luxury rooms and one family suite for guests wanting to indulge in a comfortable stay-over close to the ocean.

 

The spacious rooms are fitted with crisp, white linen sheets. Wallpaper portraying a peaceful view of the ocean adds to the clean and neat atmosphere of the guesthouse.

The en-suite bathrooms with soft cream walls are decorated with beach pebbles that give them a unique atmosphere.

 

Etosha Mountain Lodge

The lodge is located on Etosha Heights and is part of a 60,000ha privately owned game reserve which shares borders, for about 65kms, with Etosha National Park.

 

Etosha Mountain Lodge consists of 1 suite and 6 luxury chalets, built with privacy in mind and with a breathtaking view. The main complex, also with wonderful view includes a reception area, lounge, dining room, bar, swimming pool with deck and wine cellar where you can taste the best wines.

 

With an array of animals which include various species of antelope, predators, birds as well as others.   Etosha Heights Namibia partakes in various conservation efforts and projects that are currently operational and many more still to come.The main goal and vision are to encourage and develop sustainable eco-friendly tourism, all to the benefit of the area, animals as well as the community.

 

 

The Elegant Guesthouse

The modern, upmarket guesthouse consists of 6 luxurious en-suite double rooms.

 

Guests can indulge in the contemporary flair and stylish surroundings of the Elegant Guesthouse.

 

During your time here, your hosts will endeavour to make your stay as comfortable as possible and to provide you with personalised service and genuine hospitality.