purros lodge in Namibia

What are the best safari lodges in Namibia?

Eagles Rock tour operator has selected a range of lodges that offers a very high level of tourist reception and it is therefore possible to organize author itineraries with overnight stays in lodges with African charm.

Many of these lodges are ideal also for families and represent the perfect solution for a post-covid tour where standard requested by tourists are changed for example as regards to health and hygiene!. These lodges represent the excellence!.

1) Onguma the Fort - Etosha east

Onguma The Fort is unlike any other, the only one of its kind in Namibia. It is built in exactly the right spot to give guests probably one of the best sunset views in the whole of Namibia - overlooking the beautiful scarceness of the Etosha Pans, decorated only with its wild animals and hundreds of Camel Thorn trees.
Main features: 
  • 5 stars Safari Lodge
  • Nice place for amateur and professional photographers
  • The lodge is inside a 34.000 hectares of Namibian wilderness with lot of animal species
  • bush walks
  • massage terapy

Best for: Wildlife enthusiasts, wellbeing experience, exclusive retreat, wine & dine, families looking for digital detox, couples in honeymoon.

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2) Zanier Sonop Lodge - Namib

Zannier Sonop Lodges is a luxurious tented camp nestled at the Southern extremity of the Namib desert, in the Karas region. Designed as a refined British colonial experience from the 1920’s, this out-of-the-ordinary lodge offers a perfect retreat in a stunning panoramic desert landscape. Constructed on top of boulders, the ten spacious tents aim to offer a unique journey through time. Richly furnished with antiques made of fine materials, colourful carpets and precious wood, they are an invitation to live the life of yesteryear’s wealthy explorers. A sophistication that contrasts with the simplicity of the endless surroundings. At Sonop everything is orientated towards the desert’s richness: all views are awe-inspiring and a large list of adventures allow guests to admire the desert’s genuine beauty at leisure. Every evening guests are invited to enjoy an opulent gastronomic experience, where silverware and candelabras set the mood, enhanced by black-tie and white gloves service. Flawless service and attention to detail characterise all facilities of the camp.
Main features: 
  • 5 stars Safari Lodge
  • Nice place for amateur of Yoga, Stargazing, Horse riding
  • The lodge is inside a 34.000 hectares of Namibian wilderness with lot of animal species
  • custom excursions
  • private landing strip for those who would like to access the lodge by the air or explore the area

Best for: Wellbeing, mindfulness, nature experience, relaxation, stargazing, wine & dine Gourmet, Hiking, Leisure.

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3) Zanier Omaanda - Zanier Reserve

Zannier Omaanda in Zannier Reserve: Omaanda, meaning rhinoceros in Oshiwambo, is a five-star lodge set within the Zannier Reserve by N/a’an ku sê, an incredible private animal conservation reserve of 9000 hectares in the countryside surrounding Windhoek. Overlooking the boundless savannah, the lodge offers 10 comfortable round thatched huts, paying tribute to the traditional architecture of Ovambo. It also features a restaurant and a cosy bar, overlooking a heated infinity pool. A spa and a boma complete the lodge facilities, offering a typically local place to meet and mingle by the fire. For safety reasons Omaanda only welcome children from 6 years onwards. The close proximity to Windhoek and the International Airport make Omaanda the perfect choice for the first and last nights of guest's stay in Namibia, promising a locally authentic experience.
Main features: 
  • 5 stars Lodge
  • Nice place for experiencing the wild beauty of Namibia
  • The lodge is inside a 7.500 hectares private wildlife conservancy
  • game drives, private game drives, rhino tracking, elephant tracking

Best for: people looking for digital detox and wellbeing safaris

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4) Sossusvlei Lodge - Sesriem

Luxury right at the entrance gate to Sesriem Canyon and the famous Sossusvlei Situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. The Superior Accommodation units at Sossusvlei Lodge feature a patio to enjoy views over the Desert landscapes, a spacious air-conditioned twin-bedded room and a full en-suite bathroom. The Standard Family Units feature two rooms back to back connected by a lockable inter-leading door between the two private bathrooms. An elegant Junior Suite boasts a spacious bedroom, living area, patio with a splash pool, large bathroom and inspiring views. Experience the true art of Hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to a truly memorable experience. Facilities include a sparkling pool, bar, sundowner deck, beer garden and an al fresco terrace where one can enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole. The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities including Guided Excursions to Deadvlei and Sossusvlei, Elim dune walks, Sundowner Trips, Quad Buggy Nature Drives, Hot Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights and much more to explore the area’s natural beauty.
Main features: 
  • 5 stars Safari Lodge
  • The lodge is situated at the entrance of Nambib Nautkluft Park
  • Excursions to Deadvlei and Sossusvlei, Elim dune walks, hot air balloning
  • Sundowner trips, quad buggy nature drives, scenic flights, 

Best for: lot of activities make the hotel suitable for everyone

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5) Casa al mare - Swakopmund

True hospitality at the West Coast now has a name: Casa al mare. This quaint little but exclusive guest house only two minutes from the beach offers a warm and passionate welcome to the weary traveller who wants to rest his head after a long journey under the scorching sun through the barren wide open spaces of the Namib Desert. And here, where the desert meets the Ocean, two hearts have amalgamated to offer their guests something really special: Unrivalled exquisite and precious Namibian – Italian hospitality.

This is choice if you want friendly, warm Namibian reception with Italian “allegria”, a cosy relaxing and inspiring atmosphere with the sound of the ocean waves only a few steps away and truly feeling at home. Because here is where your heart is happy.

Guests really do enjoy Italian-Namibian hospitality in five Italian-styled cosily equipped sea facing bedrooms with satellite TV, a sea facing lounge and breakfast restaurant that also offers dinner on demand – obviously with World Heritage Quality pizzas on the Mediterranean menu and many other passionately prepared and home-made dishes that leave the palate lingering for more. And a sun terrace for that healthy seaside tan to the envy of your neighbours complete the service.

Main features: 
  • 2 stars Guest house
  • Nice place for amateur of Ocean
  • The guest house is situated at only two minutes form the beach, 400 mt from the Dome and 15 min from Swakopmund city center
  • mediterranean menu and a continental breakfast 
  • this guest house was selected to meet sustainabilty practices

Best for: wellbeing, gourmet experience, true Italian-Namibian hospitality, the great outdoors, people looking for relax in front of the ocean 

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6) Okahirongo Elephant Lodge - Purros

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is situated in the Purros Conservancy in Kaokoland, one of the last truly wild areas in the North West of Namibia and it features beautiful mountain landscapes and rugged tranquility. Activities include game drives in open 4x4 vehicles, tracking the renowned desert adapted elephants, walks and visits to the local Himba village.

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is located in the Purros Conservancy, 55 km from the skeleton coast and around 200 km south of the Kunene River in the north of Namibia. Often described as one of the last true wilderness areas, the Kaokoveld is home to the nomadic Himba tribe as well as uniquely desert adapted Elephant, lion, black rhino and giraffe.

The lodge, in the Purros Conservancy area, is a no risk malaria destination and can be reached by 4x4 vehicles. Alternatively a 2 ½ hour flight from Windhoek in a small aircraft will take you to a landing strip, which is located approximately 5 minutes from the lodge.

Main features: 
  • 5 stars Safari Lodge
  • Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is possibly one of the most remote lodges in Namibia. If you make it here, you will be rewarded with a genuine safari experience.
  • Lodge is perched on a hill above the banks of the ephemeral Hoarusib River
  • beautiful wildlife, stunning viwes, infinity pool, library
  • fine food & cocktails below billions of stars visible during clear nights

Best for: amateurs of last true wilderness areas

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge - Purros