Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
At a Glance
From ZAR 9 265 pp/pn
Just twelve exclusive suites overlooking endless sand dunes
Retractable skylight for inbed star gazing
Set in the Namib, the world's oldest living desert
Beautiful private plunge pools with stunnig views
Star Dune suite is ideal for families or friends traveling together
Activities include, big dune walk, Sossusvlei excursion and cultural experience
The wonders of the Namib desert includes extraodinary night skies, endless views in all directions and peace and tranquility. This unique location boasts some of the most spectacular accommodation to be found in the worlds oldest desert.
This lodge has some of the worlds latest technology in sustainability which includes state of the art water saving mechanisims, solar power generation and recycling programmes.
Designed to capture the splendour and solitude of the desert, beautifully appointed rooms spread out long the curve of the escarpment, allowing absolute privacy. Each air conditioned glass-fronted suite is designed to complement the expansive views of the different habitats, perfectly framed from the spacious internal areas. Featuring a private veranda, bedroom with retractable skylights for in-bed star-gazing, a living room with a fireplace, en ensuite bathroom with a glass-encased rain shower offering 180 degree views, and a perfectly-positioned private plunge pool for some sublime respite after a long day in the desert heat.
All suites include star-viewing skylights, discrete music systems and customised personal bars. One of the most innovative features of the accommodation design is the way in which the extremes of the natural environment are harnessed to create energy and recycle waste water.
The Star Dune Suite consists of two suites linked by a covered walkway, with a private lounge and dining space, ideal for families or friends travelling together.
Emerging from the landscape is Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, a spectacular masterpiece of glass, rock and steel pavilions with a bold geometric structure at the centre. The lodge extends over an ocean of dunes and gravel planes, in perfect harmony with its elemental surrounds. The guest area features floor to ceiling, frameless glass panels that fold away to reveal unobstructed desert vistas. An inviting central-island bar and comfortable sitting room allows for convivial conversation, while a number of smaller spaces offer a more intimate option.
Other signature features include a one-of-a-kind gym, elevated and ideally positioned to catch the desert sunrise while doing an early-morning yoga session, or quick session on the treadmill before breakfast. A two-part wellness centre offers a treatment room and a private spa-bath, as well as a wet treatment room with a shower and bath, complete with its own skylight for early-evening star-gazing.
Activities available to guests of Sossusvlei Desert Lodge include a Sossusvlei Excursion to the famous ‘Big daddy’ dune and the deadvlei. The Desert Spirit Experience involves exploring the dunes by foot and quad bike. Learn about the ancient San Bushmen era on the Desert People Experience along with the fascinating geology of the area on the Desert Rock Experience.
Wellness treatments, helicopter flights and hot air ballooning trips are also available as optional extra activities.
At additional cost
Three meals daily
Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees and refreshments on scenic nature drives
Experiences (one morning Sossusvlei excursion, Living Dunes, Desert People, Desert Rock, Desert Drive, Big Dune Walk, Stargazing, E-biking and Hiking)
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip
A complimentary pair of Swarovski Optik binoculars per room for use during your stay
Check In / Check Out
14h00 / 11h00
Sleep Out Platform
Private 4x4 Safari Vehicle
Land Based Activities
Quad Biking, Hiking, Dune Walking, Cultural Experience, E-Bikes, Star Gazing,
Water Based Activities
Scenic Flights, Hot Air Ballooning
What's not included:
Experiences (Wellness Treatments, Scenic Helicopter Flights, Hot Air Ballooning)
All items of a personal nature
Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars