Very special self-catering (self-contained) accommodation near Sossusvlei in Namibia.



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Discover the stark beauty of the Namib desert at Sossusvlei - famous for its spectacular giant sand dunes. Sossusvlei Desert Camp - near Sesriem in Namibia, offers self-catering (self-contained) accommodation and is a budget-friendly option for a family holiday in Namibia.

Sossusvlei Desert Camp gives visitors an unforgettable 360° view of the surrounding desert landscape and mountains and is close to the Sesriem gate of the Namib-Naukluft Park.

Guests are accommodated in 20 luxury self-catering (self-contained) safari tents below ancient gnarled camel thorn trees. All units are en-suite. The tastefully decorated interiors of the self-catering (self-contained) units reflect the colours of the Namib Desert, complete with cool granite floors.

Sossusvlei Desert Camp has received the Silver Award of Excellence and is wheelchair friendly.

The units at Sossusvlei Desert Camp ar fully equipped, offering a two-plate stove, bar fridge, kitchen sink and braai facilities. A lock-up kitchen box with cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils can be hired at reception. Each unit has its own shaded parking area.

Firewood can be found at the reception area, as well as meal starter packs (order on the previous day before 6pm). Explore the area by strolling along the hiking trails. Only keep to this route - you do not want to have a surprise meeting with a snake, scorpion or other wild animals! After this excursion you may want to cool down in the swimming pool or enjoy a refreshing drink at the bar.

The main attraction in this region is of course the sand dunes of Sossusvlei. Drive on your own or join a guided drive from the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge. Sossusvlei Lodge offers various other activities, like quad-biking and hot-air

You will need a good 4x4 vehicle to reach Sossusvlei. We recommend that you hire a 4x4 vehicle in either Windhoek, Walvisbay or Swakopmund. Johannesburg 4x4 hire can provide you with the perfect vehicle.



Most visits to Sossuvlei will start in Walvisbay where you will land. From there you will most likely visitSwakopmund with its German architecture and greaty variety of accommodation ranging from hotels to self-catering.

Sossusvlei Lodge is an upmarket and luxury lodge only a few km from Sossusvlei Desert Camp. It is our sister lodge and you are allowed to have your meals there if you stay at Desert Camp.

Grunau Country House is the best place to stay overnight if you drive from Cape Town to Sossusvlei.

Canon Lodge is to the south of Sossusvlei at the Fish River Canyon in Namibia and 
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is still in the Namib desert but to the north in Kaokoland or Damaraland, near the petrified forest at the famous Twyfelfontein rock paintings. To the East of Twyfelfontein and two days drive from Sossusvlei is the Etosha National park where you can stay at Etosha Lodge just south of the park or at Halali in the central part of the park..

After your visit to Etosha you can visit the Caprivi which is two days from Sossusvlei Desert Camp. You can select  accommodation from Caprivi Accommodation such as Kwando Camp, Mazambala Island Lodge, Lianshulu and Ngepi Camp.


Perhaps you would like to visit Botswana after you visit to Namibia and Sossusvlei. The best might be to fly to Gaborone and to hire a vehicle from Temba Car Hire. Spent you first night at Cresta Lodge in GaboroneBotswana.  This lodge is one of the most popular hotels in the CBD. From Gaborone you can drive to Botswana second city and than overnight at Woodlands Stop over is near Francistown. They offer offers self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation.

Alternativaly drive from sossuvlei via Windhoek to Maun the gateway to the Okavango Delta. Here you can stay in either Rileys Hotel or Thamalakane River lodge. Both these lodges are the banks of the Thamalakane River and the perfect place to prepare yourself for the Okavango Delta Safari. An Okavango Delta Safari is for most people a once in a lifetime experience. Select the lodge or lodges to suit your needs.


Although Namibia borders on Zimbabwe in the Caprivi most people fly between the countries. if you plan to travel by road from Sossusvlei Desert Camp to Zimbabwe allow at least three days to do so. You will most likely enter the country at Victoria Falls and the Desert camp strongly recommends A'Zambezi River lodge,the only hotel on the banks of the Zambezi River as your accommodation there. From Victoria Falls you will drive along the southern shores of lake Kariba to the town of Kariba. Spent two nights at Kulizwe Lodge in Binga before you continue you trip to 
Caribbea Bay Hotel the most luxurious hotel on the riviera of Southern Africa. Make sure that you include a few nights in Fothergill Island a luxurious lodge on an island in Lake Kariba.  The island is in the Matusadona National Park inear the southern shores.

From Kariba you will drive south to Mavingo and the Great Zimbabwe monument. Sossusvlei Desert Camp suggest two nights at Norma Jeane's Lakeview Resort They offers both excellent hotel accommodation and very spacious self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation near Masvingo in Zimbabwe.


Misty Mountain Lodge is in the Misty Mountain Reserve in the Tsitsikamma district of South Africa.  This beautiful lodge offers excellent accommodation with breathtaking coastal views.
Hole in the Wall hotel on the Wildcoast of South Africa.  This hotel offers both hotel style accommodation as well as self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation near Coffee Bay along the Transkei Wild Coast. 
Hanover Inn is a self-catering ( self contained ) lodge in Hanover along the N1 highway in South Africa.  Hanover is halfway between Gauteng and Cape Town. 
Hanover Lodge offers bed and breakfast accommodation or hotel in Hanover in the North Cape of South Africa.
Kob Inn is a resort along the Wildcoast of South Africa.  The family resort is both luxurious and affordable.

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