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Location:Sossusvlei, Namibia

Sossusvlei

Desert Camp

Desert Camp, depending on how you chose to tour Namibia is either a luxury no-tent camping option or a first-class self-catering facility. Either way, you'll get a tranquil and secluded setting, a comfortable bed, a glorious shower and a sensational desert sunset. Guaranteed.

Just 5km from the entrance to Sossusvlei, Desert Camp offers quiet, scenic hassle-free accommodation in the middle of nowhere. And if you really don't feel like cooking for yourself, you can toddle down to the restaurant at Sossusvlei Lodge, another Taleni Africa success story.

The camp consists of 32 sun-dried brick chalets that really do look at home in the desert. Each unit has twin beds and a double sleeper couch, so great for families with young children. The bathrooms have hot running water and flushing toilets. The kitchenette forms part of the shaded verandah and the units have power points and barbecues.

From your bedroom and, well, every window in your chalet, you have a wonderful view of the desert for miles and miles around. And a truly beautiful desert it is. Formed over 20 million years ago, the blue-grey mountain range that rises out of the grassy plains gives true meaning to the expression 'as old as the hills'.

Being at the entrance to Sossusvlei is another plus for Desert Camp because, once inside, it's at least a 45-minute drive to the dunes and you'll more than likely overshoot that estimate stopping for several photoshoots of the unique scenery and maybe an oryx or two on your way.

We recommend Desert Camp as a comfortable no-frills, value-for-money self-catering accommodation option right by the entrance to Sossusvlei.

Facilities

32 eco-friendly self-catering chalets; en suite bathrooms; hot running water; twin beds plus sleeper couch; shaded verandah and barbecue area; kitchenette; power points; swimming pool; bar; communal cooking area (mainly used by groups); WiFi at the main area.

Restaurant; curio shop, fuel and adventure centre at the nearby sister lodge.

Order meat, accompaniments and salads on arrival. This will be delivered to your unit. Catering equipment boxes can also be requested and provided at an additional cost.

Activities

Guided and self-drive day trips to Sossusvlei; walking trail on the lodge grounds, scenic sundowner drives; the lodge has a dedicated adventure centre offering a booking service for balloon trips, eco-bike trails, nature drives, romantic bush dinners, scenic flights, stargazing and more activities seem to be added every month so check with us when you book

Similar Properties in Sossusvlei

Desert Homestead Lodge

The Desert Homestead is a tranquil and unfussy lodge near Sossusvlei. Comfortable thatch chalets compliment the rich tapestry of the Namib Desert and the main living area is a serene salutation of the passing days.

Kulala Desert Lodge

At Kulala Desert Lodge the sense of isolation is exaggerated by the vast plains, desolate dunes and rugged mountains that make up its 21,000ha private reserve.

Sossus Dune Lodge

Sossus Dune Lodge sits in an enviable location as it is the first and currently the only lodge built inside the restricted Sossusvlei area.

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Leandrie was very patient listening to my needs and catering to my budget... Everything worked perfectly!”

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