Our curated accommodation in Sossusvlei sorted by popularity ranking
Desert Homestead Lodge
Farm style hospitality, horse trails and excursions to Sossusvlei. Desert Homestead Lodge, a string of well-spaced thatched chalets, offers a comfortable stay in the Namib Desert.
Desert Homestead Outpost
Desert Homestead Outpost is the more upmarket option to Desert Homestead Lodge, on the same reserve. In the distance the dunes of Sossusvlei. The drive, 30km to the entrance gate at Sesriem.
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Their sundowner viewpoint and their Sossusvlei excursion second to none. Offering personal service at a standard we admire, Hoodia Desert Lodge is a luxury stay in a setting that leaves you equally in awe.
Sossusvlei Lodge is a comfortable and welcoming lodge on the edge of the Sossusvlei dunes and right at the entrance to Sesriem. Service and attention to detail is thorough and the chalets have private patios overlooking a floodlit waterhole and the desert and mountains beyond.
Kulala Desert Lodge
On the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve you’re overlooking the park and home to the red dunes of Sossusvlei. Kulala Desert Lodge has a private entrance into the park and family-friendly tented chalets.
Desert Hills Lodge
Well located to the main attraction in the area, Sossusvlei - the neatly thatched, yellow grass huts look out over the vast and endless desert landscape. Luxury and pure tranquillity await you.
Sossus Oasis Campsite
More a glampsite than a campsite, Sossus Oasis Campsite is an exceptional and much needed camping option in the Sossusvlei area hitherto dominated by the government-run Sesriem Campsite nearby.
Le Mirage Desert Lodge and Spa
Le Mirage Desert Lodge and Spa appears as a palace in the middle of nowhere. Beyond the old stone walls an oasis in the Namib Desert.
Dead Valley Lodge
Inside the Sossusvlei Park, Dead Valley Lodge is a luxury tented lodge that much closer to Sossusvlei and its namesake, Dead Vlei.
Little Kulala Lodge
Little Kulala is a luxury safari lodge in the privately-owned Kulala Wilderness Reserve near Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert.
Desert Hills Glamping Camp
Desert Hills Glamping Camp is exactly what it says; a pretty snazzy tented camp with the luxuries of an en-suite, a comfortable bed and WiFi in the Namib Naukluft National Park, south of Namibia.
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is one of our top picks for a luxury lodge in the Namib Desert. In fact, since its makeover, Sossus Desert Lodge is a strong contender for best in Namibia.
Little Sossus Lodge & Campsite
Little Sossus Lodge is a combination of basic lodge and decent campsite about about half an hour from the entrance to the Sossusvlei park in the Namib Desert.
The Elegant Desert Lodge
On approaching Elegant Desert Lodge, about 40km from Sesriem, the first thing you will notice is that it’s not exactly all that elegant. In fact it’s a fairly solid, stone-built, thatched-roofed monolith in the typical farmstead style of the early Dutch settler.
Namib Desert Lodge
At Namib Desert Lodge, your view is of million year old fossilised red sand dunes. Your accommodation is comfortable and you are only 60 km from the entrance to the famous Sossusvlei.
Desert Camp makes one remember why basics are all you need in a setting as beautiful as this. Comfortable chalets, vast desert views, a pool and you’re only 5km from the entrance gate at Sesriem into the park.
Desert Quiver Camp
Skewed A-frame rustic chalets at Desert Quiver Camp offer a spacious and comfortable stay with the option to self-cater. It’s either a luxury camping experience or a back-to-basics lodge. You decide.
Agama River Camp
Agama River Camp has a home-made look and feel with the added fun of an infinity pool, a lively restaurant or a night under the stars.
The Desert Grace
Unique. Elegant. The Desert Grace is a marvel of architecture and design with character and luxury in balance. Attention to detail and a view out over the desert landscape.
The Elegant Desert Eco Camp
A paired down annexe of the more formal Elegant Desert Lodge, The Elegant Desert Eco Camp is almost a camp-out under the stars and one seriously peaceful place.
Sesriem Oshana Campsite
One of only two campsites inside the Sossusvlei Park, Sesriem Oshana Campsite is the newer, nicer campsite and offers the same exclusive, early-bird departure into the dunes.
Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge
Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge between the Skeleton Coast and Sossusvlei is a convenient stopover with hut-shaped bungalows, beautiful hiking trails and open views of the Namib Desert landscape.
Beneath the trees along the Tsauchab River, you’ll find a peaceful spot to camp. Hauchabfontein Campsite is hidden and quiet, away from the masses and yet still close enough to explore Sossusvlei and the Namib Naukluft.
Namib Dune Star Camp
An under-the-stars experience in the Namib Naukluft Park. From your chalet, watch gemsbok traverse the endless red sand dunes by day and observe the dark southern skies and the Milky Way by night.
We Kebi Safari Lodge
Roughly an hour from the entrance to view the famous sand dunes of Sossusvlei, We Kebi Safari Lodge is a place of tranquillity and comfort. Great value. A luxury stay at a standard rate.
Solitaire Country Lodge
Solitaire. In addition to the mystic appeal of a settlement so aptly named, the Solitaire Country Lodge is an excellent stop en route to or from Sossusvlei.
Despite the many excellent private accommodation options around Sossusvlei, the Sesriem Campsite, owned and run by Namibia Wildlife Resorts, draws a steady stream of campers and groups.
Tsondab Valley Lodge
A remote desert lodge in the Namib Desert on the edge of the Namib-Naukluft National Park. This is central Namibia.
Zebra River Lodge
A charming and comfortable farmhouse, Zebra River Lodge is situated in the Zaris Mountains on a 13,000h of private land that is made up of canyons, rivers, springs, mountains and hiking trails.
South of Solitaire, Namib Naukluft Lodge is a string of rooms overlooking the oldest desert in the world. A simple getaway with a pool.
Moon Mountain Lodge
The vast and endless view from Moon Mountain Lodge is easily one of the most impressive in the south. Perched atop the Naukluft Mountains, you’re only 50km away from Sossusvlei.
Sossus Dune Lodge
Sossus Dune Lodge sits in an enviable location as it is the first of only two lodges built inside the restricted Sossusvlei area.
BullsPort Guest Farm Campsite
Bullsport Guest Farm Campsite is classic Namibia: acacia trees, windswept sand, big rocky mountains and blue-blue sky giving way to a starry wonder.
Inside the Gondwana Park, not all that far from Sossusvlei, Desert Whisper is a hideaway retreat. A luxury pod with endless panoramic views and nothing else to see but the beauty of the desert landscape. All alone the wonder is all yours.
Naukluft Campsite may be basic, but for its location at the foothills of the Naukluft Mountains just east of Solitaire, it’s a winner. Go find the waterfall. This spot is known for its hikes and trails.
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