Top Destinations & Accommodation Luxury Safaris
Characterized by breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife and divine food and culture, Namibia is commonly regarded as the soul of Africa. From the rugged mountains in Damaraland to the vast sand dunes of the Namib desert, this former South-African territory has been attracting hundreds of thousands of safari-loving adventure-seekers for decades.
Now, with scores of fabulous new camps and amazing lodges being added to the nation’s portfolio of luxury accommodation in recent years, even more families, couples and solo travellers have been flocking to the country in their droves, lured in by the pull of a once-in-a-lifetime indulgent safari escape.
Stargazing in Sossusvlei
Located in the largest conservation area in all of Africa, Sossusvlei is arguably Namibia’s most iconic attraction. Enveloped by the mighty mountains and sand dunes of the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei is a stunning place to visit all-year-round and serves as the ultimate destination for photography enthusiasts seeking to capture some truly jaw dropping snaps.
The Sossusvlei areas boasts an abundance of luxury lodges and high-end accommodation options, complete with heated pools, spa facilities and much much more. The famed Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is the standard bearer for a luxury Namibian retreat; offering visitors the opportunity to kick with a 5-star picnic or gaze up at the serene Namib Desert stars.
Indulgence at Etosha
Etosha National Park is renowned for its abundance of extraordinary wildlife: from springbok to cheetahs, zebras to elephants, Etosha has it all. If you’re thinking of booking a luxury Namibia safari, you’ll be delighted to know that Etosha National Park is home to some of the most stylish and elegant accommodation options available anywhere in the country.
The Fort at Onguma Game Reserve is one example of what luxury looks like, Namibian style. Built on the perfect spot to view a dreamy African sunset, this luxury lodge overlooks the vast Etosha Pan and is constructed with traditional massive raw brick walls to give it a true ‘African’ feel. The lodge even features its own tall tower, providing guests with the perfect opportunity to soak up the compelling natural landscapes.
Where better to retreat to after a long day spotting some of Etosha National Park’s amazing animals?
Splendour in the Skeleton Coast
Namibia’s Skeleton coast is often regard as rugged and remote but that doesn’t mean that visitors to this area have to compromise on luxury accommodation options!
For a taste of splendour on your safari, check out options like the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, which sits in a valley amongst the Hoanib River, close to the Palmwag area and the iconic Skeleton Coast National Park.
This superb camp serves as the ideal place for newlyweds to relax and unwind following their nuptials, featuring seven large tents each fitted with a stylish bedroom, en-suite, a shaded outdoor deck and a range of luxury amenities. Nestled between rugged hills to the east, and the west, there’s no better place to sit, have a glass of wine, and absorb the beautiful scenery.
If you’ve ever imagined yourself soaking in a pool, closing your eyes and listening to the soothing sounds of river rapids then head to the Hartmann Valley, located in the extreme northwest of Namibia- on the banks of the Kunene River.
This area is hugely popular amongst locals and safari-goers alike, boasting a vast array of stunning accommodation that provides the ultimate in luxury lodging. Lodges in this corner of Namibia, like Serra Cafema, feature eight riverside wood thatched villas that are purposely elevated so you can soak up some unforgettable views. Serra Cafema even boasts some incredible indoor and outdoor dining areas, a sunken lounge and a top-class swimming pool situated against the backdrop of the lush Kunene River.
Grandeur and Peace in Namibrand
Serving as the ultimate peaceful retreat, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better place to relax in comfort and luxury than Namibrand Nature Reserve.
With no towns, houses or people in site, this area is one of Namibia’s lesser-known gems but camps such as Wolwedans, which offer visitors to this region the chance to experience a mix of both style and solitude, should be considered.
Spend your days sunbathing on the wooden decks, retreating to the elegantly-designed study or simply kick back in the open-plan and modern living room where you can absorb the stunning landscapes around you. What more could you want?
If you’ve been inspired to book a luxury Namibia safari escape, please get in touch with one of our safari consultants today. We offer a range of luxury safari packages that can be tailored to your requirements, as well as some amazing Namibia Holiday packages for 2022.