Our curated accommodation in Damaraland sorted by popularity ranking
Mowani Mountain Camp
Looking like a traditional African kraal high up in the rocky mountains of Damaraland, Mowani Camp is the pinnacle of luxury and sophistication in this vast and rugged region.
Embracing the Damaraland scenery, built as dome chalets incorporating tree trunks with thatched roofs, in between the iconic stone boulders, Cape Kipwe is a one of our top picks for location and hints of luxury.
Madisa Camp & Campsite
Madisa Camp is a back-to-basics camp of Meru-style tents and campsites in the heart of Damaraland. Home to the desert adapted elephants.
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
Damaraland is a region of ancient oddities and Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is slap bang in the middle. Its cool interior, camouflage exterior and all-important swimming pool turn this humble lodge into a veritable oasis.
Doro Nawas in the Abu-Huab River valley is the spot from which to explore Twyfelfontein or search for elephants. Push your bed out onto your private verandah to sleep under the stars of Damaraland.
Old Traders' Lodge Erindi Private Game Reserve
Erindi Private Game Reserve is an iconic safari spot. At Old Trader's Lodge, stay in luxury, enjoy the watering hole and witness the big five.
Malansrus Tented Camp
Half an hour from Twyfelfontein, Malansrus is a tented camp in the heart of Damaraland. Spacious. Private. Remote. Immersed in nature. True wilderness.
Grootberg Lodge in Damaraland, undoubtedly has one of the best views in Namibia. The Grootberg Plateau the perfect setting for sunrise and sunset and you’re right there on your private deck to take it in.
Etendeka Mountain Camp
The eco-friendly Etendeka Camp makes all the nothingness of its location into something rather spectacular. A destination on its own and a must to include for nature walks and wide open spaces under the Namibian stars.
No joke, you’ll feel like you’re in a modern art installation. On another planet. A remote desert one. Think Star Wars’ Tatooine, this place is cool. Stylish, contemporary, minimalist it’s literally embedded into the rocks of Spitzkoppe.
Between Etosha and the Skeleton Coast lies Palmwag Lodge in the heart of Damaraland. A family-friendly option with a pool, bar, restaurant and nature drives.
Twyfelfontein Adventure Camp
Twyfelfontein Adventure Camp is a small, charming back-to-basics tented camp in a sublime location in the heart of Damaraland, Namibia.
Camp Elephant Erindi Private Game Reserve
Erindi is a private game reserve, with self-catering chalets and campsites in the bush around a thriving water hole and offers game drives for the whole family.
Damaraland Camp in the Huab River Valley looks out over a landscape of bleached grass, bush and distant mountains. A luxury tented camp in a remote area home to the desert adapted elephant.
Palmwag Campsite is a hassle-free stopover between the Skeleton Coast and the northern reaches of Kaokoland. The sites blend into the surrounds and elephants often wander through.
Brandberg White Lady Lodge
Sheltered by bush, at the Brandberg White Lady Lodge, with the mountain in full view, all you need to do is kick back by the pool or go in search of the elephants nearby.
Hoada Campsite is built into the boulders, sheltered and private. Individual sites immersed into the surroundings of Damaraland with the luxuries of your own bathroom, an outdoor shower with hot water and a swimming pool.
Ai Aiba Lodge
Joining the ranks of Stopover Destination, Ai Aiba Lodge is a small, comfortable lodge at the foot of a picturesque granite outcrop looking south towards the Erongo Mountains.
The Ugab Terraces in central Damaraland occupy an area of outstanding beauty and Vingerklip Lodge is a one of the best places to experience the endless vistas and vast open skies of Namibia.
Take in the vast emptiness and peacefulness at Buruxa Camp in Damaraland; rustic and natural at its best. What you see is what you get and comes with an endless view and a surreal sunset.
Desert Rhino Camp
Between Etosha and the Skeleton Coast, Desert Rhino Camp in the Palmwag Concession, is a remote tented camp and base from which to explore the wilderness of Damaraland and track free-roaming black rhino.
Damara Mopane Lodge
Damara Mopane Lodge in no man’s land of central Damaraland gets the basics spot on. Then add the endless landscape of Mopane trees, an impressive pool to escape the heat and a mighty fine sunset.
Among the boulders with a view out over the endless Damaraland landscape. Mowani campsites are private and well located in the remote Twyfelfontein area.
Huab Lodge is midway between Khorixas and Kamanjab in the heart of Damaraland. A private reserve with eight stone and thatch bungalows, birdlife, rock paintings and warm hospitality.
By far the most decent accommodation option in the small mining town of Uis. You are a half hour from the Brandberg massif. Uis Guesthouse is a clean and comfortable stay, with friendly hosts and great food.
Sorris Sorris Lodge
Sorris Sorris is a designer lodge with designer views of the Brandberg Mountain in the eponymous community conservancy of central Damaraland. While deeply entrenched in the community's conservation policies it is worlds, many worlds, away in every other respect.
Ugab Terrace Lodge
Compared to say, Switzerland, Namibia is a relatively flat country being the floor of an ancient seabed and all. So when it comes to views that go on forever, Ugab Terrace Lodge easily tops the list.
Mowani Mountain Camp Private Suite
An elegant take on a traditional kraal-like design with the added luxuries of a suite. Pure exclusivity with a private butler and chef. Unrivalled view of the Damaraland landscape.
Epako Safari Lodge & Spa
Epako Safari Lodge and Spa sits on 11,000 hectares of private game reserve in the Erongo Region, smack bang in the centre of Namibia. A place where the game viewing is as good as the rooms are luxurious.
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