Surrounded by the vastness of the Namib Desert this elegant lodge blends seamlessly into the magnificent landscape. Stone and glass suites are furnished in muted, desert tones, each featuring a shady veranda, split-level bedroom, large panoramic windows and a unique star-viewing window positioned above the bed. Dine at the edge of the camp by candlelight as the sun sinks below the dunes or take a picnic deep into the Sossusvlei desert for a more intimate experience. Activities include nature drives and dune walks, with opportunities to see the majestic oryx, Cape fox and Hartmann’s mountain zebra. Early morning balloon safaris reveal the terrain at its most unforgettable, while at night a professional astronomer reveals the extraordinary beauty of the desert night skies at the private observatory.
Prices per night on fully inclusive basis: all meals, local brand drinks, 2 scheduled safari activities daily, one Sossusvlei excursion, return airstrip transfers and laundry.
Low season for Namibia is generally between the months of January to May, high season runs from mid June to October. Prices are based on 2 sharing. Regional departures and single supplements are available on request.
The stargazing at andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge can best be described as an almost extra-terrestrial experience. The lodge perfectly caters to its astronomical appeal with a dedicated observatory and a resident astronomer, on hand to detail the midnight sky constellations. Guests can fall to sleep below the starry sky in the comfort of their room with a unique star-viewing window above the bed. Wake up just before the sun's first rays break for a hot air balloon ride above the dunes.
Namibia is generally pleasant year round with less rain than neighbouring countries. December to March can be more humid and rain may be expected. April and May are the greenest months, with some beautiful landscapes. Between June and August, temperatures can be cooler, dropping dramatically at night in the desert.
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