Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Take a breather from your hectic schedule and reconnect with yourself and with nature at &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge. 

Surrounded by the mountains and sand dunes of the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is an escape to the world as it should be. Sheer silence, total tranquillity and romantic luxury. From stargazing to intimate picnics in the desert, this is an extraordinary desert wilderness.

Nestled deep in the heart of Namibia's ancient Namib Desert in Southern Africa, the lodge is a secluded and serene oasis that overlooks awe-inspiring dunes and stony outcrops. A world of vast spaces, endless horizons and rugged mountain heights, the utter tranquillity and extraordinary clarity of light make this area one of Africa’s most compelling landscapes.
In this spectacularly beautiful location, spacious and serene suites envelope guests in pure indulgence, complete with an outdoor shower and a dramatic skylight over the bed for late night star gazing.

If you're up for something more active, quad biking adventures, hikes and walks will let you explore the surrounding scenery and satisfy your sense of adventure.

Morning Nature Drive

Explore the NamibRand Nature Reserve on a scenic nature drive, which concentrates on unique desert-adapted plants and wildlife, as well as the starkly beautiful desert landscapes.

Breakfast

Return to the lodge for a delicious breakfast, with platters of fruit and cheese followed by a selection of hot breakfast dishes. Choose from eggs, oats, waffles or a number of other options.

Lunch

If you wish, you can walk off your breakfast on a short walk near the lodge. It is safe for you to walk alone, but you can ask your guide to accompany you on a longer walk to a cave with San Bushman paintings, sharing his invaluable insight into the smaller animals and vegetation of the area en route. Return to the lodge in time for lunch, served on the wraparound verandas.

Afternoon Tea

Cool off with a refreshing dip in the pool or indulge in a siesta before afternoon tea.

Quad bike trail

If you're feeling adventurous enough, venture out on a quad bike trail, led by an experienced guide. Well established trails lead over the dunes and rocky outcrops.

Dinner

A mouthwatering dinner awaits back at the lodge or in a dramatic desert location. After dinner, a resident astronomer unlocks the secrets of the southern skies at the lodge's observatory. End your night looking up into African stars through the skylight positioned above your king sized bed.

DESERT ACTIVITIES
Scenic drives in open 4x4x safari vehicles on the NamibRand Nature Reserve. Closed air-conditioned vehicle excurisons to Sossusvlei and the Sesriem Canyon. Guided nature walks and marked hiking trails. Stargazing from the lodge's sophisticated observatory and hot air ballooning and scenic flights over the desert (at an additional cost) are all examples of some of the activities available.

NATURE DRIVES
Set off on a scenic drive to the fascinating petrified dunes, a frozen landscape of endless undulating waves or choose to explore the massive boulders of Bushman’s Koppies, haphazardly strewn one on top of the other like a giant’s building blocks. Stop to admire the thousand hues of a desert sunset before returning to the lodge in the evening. Scenic drives offer an opportunity to encounter a variety of desert-adapted animals such as gemsbok, zebra, springbok, bat-eared fox, aardwolf, caracal and jackal.

QUAD BIKE EXCURSIONS
Set out on a quad bike trail through the dunes, led by an experienced guide. Enjoy the solitude and majesty of the desert as the trail winds over the dunes and rocky outcrops. As the day winds to a close, stop to enjoy a chilled sundowner as a dazzle of stars slowly comes to full, blazing life in the velvety night sky.

SOSSUSVLEI HOT AIR BALLOONING
As the sun’s first rays peek over scarlet sand dunes, the hot air balloon drifts slowly upward revealing the undulating landscapes of Sossusvlei. This soul-satisfying journey offers excellent photographic opportunities and lifelong memories! Additional costs apply

STAR GAZING
The lodge’s observatory provides the ideal place to gaze in awe at the wonders of the clear desert sky, with the resident astronomer on hand to point out the brightest and most beautiful constellations.

NUMBER OF SUITES
10

MAXIMUM GUESTS
20

CHILDREN
Yes - children 5 years and younger cannot participate in scheduled safari activities; children aged 6 to 11 can participate in scheduled safari activities at the lodge manager’s discretion; children under the age of 16 cannot participate in quad bike (ATV) excursions

CHILDMINDING
Available at an additional cost  

TRIPLES
One (only for children 16 years or younger)

TWIN BEDS
All convertible to doubles

AIR CONDITIONING
Yes

FIREPLACE
Yes

LODGE POOL
Yes

INDOOR SHOWERS
Yes

OUTDOOR SHOWERS
Yes

BATHS
No

SEPARATE W.C
No

IN-ROOM SAFE
Yes

PERSONAL BAR
Yes

TELEPHONE
Yes

HAIRDRYER
Yes

LAUNDRY INCLUDED
Yes

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS
Not recommended, but possible with assistance

DISTANCE BETWEEN ROOMS
20m / 65ft

CHECK IN / CHECK OUT
12h00 – 14h00 / 11h00

POWER
220v AC Please note that the generator is generally switched off overnight; with prior notice we are able to provide 24-hour electricity for guests with special requirements

INTERNET ACCESS
Yes, wifi in guest area only

CREDIT CARDS
Visa, MasterCard

IN-ROOM MASSAGE
Yes

EXERCISE EQUIPMENT
Dumbbells, Pilates ring and floor mat available on request

WEATHER
Namibia has hot summers with comfortable nights and warm, sunny winters with cold nighttime temperatures

RAINFALL
Rain can be experienced from January to March. Average rainfall varies widely, from less than 50mm / 2” per year along the coast to 350mm / 13” in the central regions

TEMPERATURE
Summer: 18˚C / 65˚F to 42˚C / 107˚F Winter: 5˚C / 41˚F to 32˚C / 90˚F

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL Year-round

MALARIA
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is in a malaria-free area

AIRSTRIP
Private gravel airstrip; coordinates are 24˚48’11” S and 15˚53’29” E

CAMP CLOSURE
Open year-round

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Free Hot Air Balloon Safari
Valid for bookings 3 nights or more

New bookings only. Cannot be combined with other offers.