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Location:Windhoek, Namibia


Guesthouse Terra Africa

Terra Africa is an owner-managed guesthouse in an upmarket suburb of Namibia's capital city, Windhoek.

From its vantage point in the heights of well-wooded Olympia, Guesthouse Terra Africa has a wonderful view of the capital city and its southern valleys. Doubling as an art gallery, the interior is no less dramatic and the guesthouse exhibits a well-planned design throughout.

Guesthouse Terra Africa has nine en-suite rooms decorated with a strong nod to the colours and textures of the Namibian landscape, each receiving individual attention. Autumnal warmth pervades and the result is plush and relaxing.

Owner Rolf Hansen puts a special emphasis on personal service and attention to detail, where planning your day and making dinner reservations are all in a day's work.

Life at the guesthouse in Windhoek's year-round sun revolves around the heated pool in the thick of a lush tropical garden inhabited by a variety of indigenous birds. The art gallery has paintings, photographs, sculpture and jewellery by renowned Namibian artists and Rolf presides over a wine bar stocked with award-winning vintages from South Africa's famous Cape wine regions.

All the rooms at Terra Africa are air-conditioned with en suite bathrooms. Garden rooms open onto the terrace and poolside patio, sun deck and several secluded lounging areas scattered throughout the garden. Breakfast is served on the patio on warm mornings or in the breakfast room. Most shops are within a 5-minute drive from the guesthouse and Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport is about 30 minutes from town.


9 individually decorated rooms; en suite bathrooms; air-conditioning and heating; ceiling fans; satellite TV (cable); tea and coffee making facilities; mini-bar; wi-fi; electronic safe; airport shuttle service


Most visitors to Namibia arrive and depart from Windhoek so there are plenty of restaurants, museums, galleries and exhibitions to occupy you for a day or two. The city has some interesting neo-Gothic architecture and many historical buildings worth seeking out.

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