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Location:NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia

NamibRand Nature Reserve

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

In parts of Namibia you tend to feel like an ill-prepared explorer just landed on Mars. To continue the fantasy, no small suspension of disbelief is required when you arrive at Wolwedans - a collection of lodges so serene, so natural, they could only be at home in the Namib Desert.

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge has nine luxurious chalets on stilts with corrugated iron roofs, roll-down canvas sides and enormous bathrooms. The views - available in abundance in every direction - are not of this earth. If you take your luxury and privacy a little more seriously than most, you can opt for the Mountain View Suite, which has nothing to do with the main lodge - if you so desire.

The main lodge is also on stilts and the lounges, dining rooms, library and wine cellar are surrounded by a platter of sun decks, verandahs and a swimming pool. The food has critics flying in from all corners smacking their chops in glee; the service and attention to detail are tempered only by a manic commitment to your personal privacy.

A colour palette that reflects the surrounds in neutrals and ochre reds. Allow the desert breeze in. No matter where you look, a marvel. It's almost hard to believe a place as incredible as this can exist. A place where the serenity is so tangible you almost feel like you could take it with you when you leave.

The pinnacle of luxury and seclusion lies in a small valley adjacent to the lodge and is called Wolwedans Private Camp. The villa has two suites and the same leather-bound luxury of Wolwedans Dunes Lodge. Choose to be left alone and fend for yourself in the kitchen; or you can opt for the Full Monty with a private chef and a personal safari. The other lodges within the Wolwedans Collection are Wolwedans Dune Camp & Boulders Safari Camp

Facilities

Full board accommodation; nine en suite chalets; outdoor shower; private verandahs; sundowner decks; lounges; open fireplace; wine cellar; dining room; billiards; swimming pool

Activities

Scenic drives; nature walks; hot air ballooning; scenic desert flights; walking and hiking trails

Nature, the desert and the great big sky are the most important items on the agenda at Wolwedans. Your safaris are conducted by knowledgeable and passionate guides who will reveal the intricate details of an ancient living desert.


Similar Properties in NamibRand Nature Reserve

Wolwedans Dune Camp

Wolwedans Dune Camp is a paired down, luxury camp on top of a large dune. Six tents are pitched on enormous wooden decks and the en suite bathrooms look out over the desert. The main lodge is comfortable and relaxed with sublime views at every turn.

Wolwedans Boulders Camp

With just four suites, hugging a massive jumble of granite overlooking a ridiculously scenic Namib Desert, Wolwedans Boulders Camp is the most exclusive and luxurious in the Wolwedans line-up of desert accommodation.

Wolwedans Private Camp

While there is a colonial depth to Wolwedans Private Camp, there is also evidence of the new approach to the great African safari where environment assimilated into every feature of the safari lodge.

About Us

  • Edward Edward
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Jessica Jessica
  • Kirstie Kirstie
  • Wayne Wayne
  • Simone Simone

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Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”

Kirstie is always professional with a friendly pleasant manner and she is always welcoming.”

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Simone was outstanding and gave us very useful advice for the trip. She provided all the necessary support during our journey.”