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Sossus Dune Lodge

Sossus Dune Lodge
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Sossus Dune Lodge’s Ovambo style huts rest at the base of a mountain overlooking the poignant, star-shaped, red dunes of the Namib Desert, some as high as 325 meters. The lodge is located merely a short walk from the Sesriem Canyon and is the only hotel inside the Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia’s most versatile conservation area and a vast wilderness of almost 50 000 square km.

The spacious lodge offers many central areas where guests can relax. Sink into a deep leather chair in the light lounge and enjoy breathtaking views of maroon, apricot and orange tints of sand that contrast with the dazzling white surfaces of the desert’s large clay pans or retreat to the library with a book. Those who prefer can enjoy a drink at the sumptuous indoor bar, sip sundowners on the deck, or cool off from the Namibian sunshine in the sapphire pool.

Rooms
Guests can choose from 23 spacious, en suite desert chalets with twin beds or two honeymoon suites, each with a private gazebo. Modern furnishings, richly coloured curtains and luxurious white linen compliment polished wood floors, airy thatch ceilings and cool canvas walls in these desert retreats. Chalets are built in an environmentally sensitive style and raised on stilts to minimise impact on the environment. All suites open onto a private terrace overlooking the surrounding dunes and are interlinked by wooden walkways.

In-Room Amenities
Air Conditioning. Private terrace. En suite bathroom. Tea and coffee facilities. Room service.

Restaurant
Enjoy extravagant buffet breakfasts and carefully prepared gourmet dinners in the open plan restaurant where large glass doors overlook the dunes. Guests can also dine al fresco on the deck or in the comfort their chalet.

Facilities
Bar. Restaurant. Library. Curio Shop. Travel desk. Luggage store-room. Birding. 4x4. Game Viewing. Nature Reserve. Shaded parking. Lounge area. Fitted Kitchen. Child friendly. Astronomy.

Visitors can explore the Sesriem Canyon on guided walks or venture into the mountain behind the lodge. Sossusvlei Dune Lodge offers guided nature drives into the surrounding areas of the Naukluft National Park and sunset drives to Sossusvlei. Those who prefer can explore the park at their own pace on a self drive to the nearby Elim Dune, which is popular to climb.

Enjoy magnificent star gazing under the clear African sky or discover the beauty of Namib Desert by night on a guided after dinner stroll. Experienced trackers will point out exotic plant life, insects, minerals and mysterious creatures, like sand-diving lizards and scorpions.