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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 just 20 adobe and canvas chalets that really do look at home in the desert. Each unit has twin beds and a double sleeper couch good 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, everywhere in your chalet actually, 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

20 eco-friendly self-catering chalets; en suite bathrooms; hot running water; twin plus sleeper couch family units; shaded verandah and barbecue area; kitchenette; power points; swimming pool; bar; communal cooking area (mainly used by groups); restaurant and shop, fuel and internet at the nearby sister lodge.

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

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.

Agama River Camp

Agama River Camp is a charming, home-made rustic campsite and lodge 50km from the entrance to Sossusvlei Park in the Namib-Naukluft Nature Reserve.

Little Sossus Lodge & Campsite

Little Sossus Lodge offers homegrown goodness in the middle of the world's oldest desert. About half an hour's drive from the entrance to the Sossusvlei park at Sesriem, this charming little desert lodge is a great option for self-drivers on a budget but looking for something unique and interesting.

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