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Location:Sossusvlei, Namibia


Sossusvlei Lodge

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.

Despite its elaborate entrance, Sossuvlei Lodge is a down-to-earth lodge that offers good value and excellent service.

The 44 superior chalets and 6 standard chalets (inter-leading as family rooms) have interesting stretched canvas roofs and inside, an elegant, slight African theme with wooden finishes. Neat and comfortable with tiled floors, rustic and neutral elements to tie in with the desert surrounds and at the back an en-suite bathroom.

Each chalet has a private patio that looks out over a floodlit waterhole and the 44,000 hectares of private desert reserve. The rooms fan out sideways from the main complex, which is a maze of bars, dining areas, terraces, and a large swimming pool area.

On the furthest end, a junior suite, a step up from the rest and in complete privacy. A view out over the endless desert plains. Scenery. Tranquility. Silence.


6 standard rooms (3 family rooms inter-leading); twin beds; air-conditioning; corner couch; en-suite bathroom with walk-in showers; refreshment station with fridge; coffee & tea making facilities; safe; patio with views

44 superior rooms; twin beds; air-conditioning; corner couch; en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower & bath tub; refreshment station with fridge; coffee & tea making facilities; safe; patio with views

1 junior suite; king-size bed; air-conditioning; living room; en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower & skylight bath tub; refreshment station with fridge; coffee & tea making facilities; closet; safe; terrace with views; splash pool

Swimming pool; restaurant; barbecue; bar; beer garden; inside & outside dining; fire pit; sundowner deck; curio shop; laundry; conference facilities; shop; petrol station and workshop; airstrip; adventure centre


Sossusvlei Lodge is close to the entrance gate to the Sossusvlei dunes and has an efficient adventure centre that will arrange and book everything for you. Activities include nature trails, hikes, off-road buggies; scenic flights and hot air balloon rides, sundowner drives, bush dinners, and guided excursions to the Sossusvlei dunes.

The private reserve is a fascinating showcase for the ancient living desert of the Namib. Desert-adapted species of animals, birds, plants, insects and reptiles make for an interesting and out of the ordinary nature experience.

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 of only two lodges built inside the restricted Sossusvlei area.

About Us

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  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Chantelle Chantelle
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Bonique Bonique
  • Tessa Tessa
  • Janine Janine
  • Carmen Carmen
  • Anja Anja
  • Kirsti Kirsti
  • Petra Petra
  • Leandrie Leandrie
  • Jessica Jessica

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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.”

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“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen and the NTS team for their excellent work.”

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

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