Exciting Lodges Namibia

Tourists coming to Namibia can choose between many exciting lodges to stay at during their holidays.
Here are some of the best lodges in the country that you should consider visiting during your stay.

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The best places to stay in Namibia

5. Onguma - The Fort (Etosha National Park)
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Onguma Private Reserve is located shortly before the Namutoni gate of the Etosha Park with 5 lodges built on the 84,000-hectare game reserve.

The Fort is the most significant lodge of the Ongava collection with it’s unique Moroccan-inspired architecture and stunning views over the Etosha horizon.

Accommodation options include 11 Bush Suites, a Honeymoon Suite and a Sultans Suite which are all overlooking the Fisher’s Pan.

Activities offered at The Fort include game drives into the Etosha Park, massage therapy, bush walks and sunset drives on the Onguma Reserve.

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Our rating
Lodge Area
5/5
Rooms
5/5
Food
4/5
Service
5/5
Landscapes
5/5
Wildlife
4/5
4. andBeyond - Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
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andBeyond’s Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is built on a 12,715-hectare private desert reserve and lies approximately 40kilometers away from the Sossusvlei entrance.

The stunning Namib Desert landscapes will blow your mind with extraordinary night skies that can even be viewed from the room through a skylight above the beds.

Apart from stargazing, the lodge also offers helicopter flights and hot air balloon trips to give a bird eye’s view of the beautiful landscapes.

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Our rating
Lodge Area
5/5
Rooms
5/5
Food
4.5/5
Service
4.5/5
Landscapes
5/5
Wildlife
1.5/5
3. Gondwana - King Nehale Lodge (Etosha National Park)
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Gondwana Collection’s Etosha King Nehale Lodge is the newest lodge in their collection which lies just 1 kilometre away from the Etosha Park’s King Nehale Gate.

The design of the lodge is inspired by culture from the local Oshiwambo tribe with the lodge’s shape portraying Nguni cattle.

Chalets are big and stylishly designed with private plunge pools that overlook the Andoni plains with seemingly endless horizons.

Accommodation at the lodge gives guests exclusive access to the Ontalelo Outpost which is a secluded waterhole of the Etosha National Park.

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Our rating
Lodge Area
5/5
Rooms
5/5
Food
4/5
Service
4/5
Landscapes
4.5/5
Wildlife
4.5/5
2. Zannier Hotels - Sonop
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Constructed on top of granite boulders in the southwestern part of Namibia lies the marvelous Sonop Lodge from Zannier Hotels. After Angelina Jolie inspired Arnaud Zannier to open the Omaanda Lodge in Namibia, his hotel group Zannier Hotels constructed the Sonop Lodge in addition.

Designed in authentic 1920’s British colonial style, Sonop takes guests on a deep dive into history with the remarkable old-fashioned architecture and decoration built in a magnificent location.

Sonop’s unspoiled 13,800 hectares of desert landscapes are home to animals including Oryx, Brown Hyenas, Rabbits, Bat-eared Foxes, Jackals, Leopards and more.

There’s a lot of exciting things to do including an open-air infinity pool, spa, fitness center and daily yoga, horse-riding from our own stables, private dining on sand dunes, electric fat-bike riding, hot air balloon safari and sunset safari drive.

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Our rating
Lodge Area
5/5
Rooms
5/5
Food
4.5/5
Service
4.5/5
Landscapes
5/5
Wildlife
2/5
1. Shipwreck Lodge (Skeleton Coast)
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The Shipwreck Lodge is located in a remote location in the famous Skeleton Coast area close to the Hoanib River. Guests sleep in unique cabins built in dunes that are shaped like shipwrecks inspired by the many ships which have stranded in the area over time.

Experience the tranquility with the stunning views of the desert and the Atlantic ocean and the misty weather.

Activities at the lodge include quad biking, sandboarding, sundowner drive, beach lunch and more.

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© Copyright | Shipwreck
Our rating
Lodge Area
5/5
Rooms
5/5
Food
4/5
Service
4.5/5
Landscapes
5/5
Wildlife
1/5
Gabus Game Ranch
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The Gabus lodge is built on 6200-hectares of Savannah-bushlands in the stunning Uiseb mountain ranges near Otavi. A range of different accommodation options are available including luxury rooms, family rooms, tented rooms and camping facilities.

Exciting activities are offered like horse riding, game drives, hiking trails, cave excursions, and more. Wildlife including Giraffe, Eland, Kudu, Waterbuck, Cheetah, Leopard, Hyena and more is home on the farmlands in addition to a huge variety of birds.

Gabus is centrally located which makes it a popular overnight accommodation on the way to the Etosha Park or the Caprivi Strip.

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