The Elegant Farmstead is 26 km north of Windhoek and the perfect getaway from city life. This modern, up-market Guest house accommodation consists of 11 tastefully furnished rooms with en-suite bathrooms. It is stylishly finished with modern touches, offering comfort and privacy in equal measure.
The Elegant Farmstead offers a large variety of wildlife and plenty of birds on the 2500 hectare farm. Take pleasure in a game drive or view the game from the tranquil wooden deck, or stay connected with cellphone coverage and internet connectivity.
The name Etosha means ‘huge white area’ or ‘place of dry water’ in the Ovambo language, referring to the vast white salt pan that shines brightly under blue, blue skies. The pan is surrounded by grass and woodlands that is home to many species of wildlife.
Accommodation option 1 – Etosha Safari Camp
If you’re driving on a budget, then the Etosha Safari Camp is ideal: it’s comfortable, convenient and competitively priced. Etosha Safari Camp is just 10kms from Andersson’s Gate, one of the entry points to the world-renowned Etosha National Park. You’ll stay in one of 50 air-conditioned, en-suite safari bungalows, each tastefully decorated by local Namibian craftsmen.
Accommodation option 2 – Etosha Safari lodge
The magnificent view is just one of the things we love about the Etosha Safari Lodge. Feast your eyes on the vast landscape from the cool of one of three swimming pools (one which can be booked for private use), or from the shady verandah of your private chalet. The lodge is located just 9km away from the Andersson Gate, and offers full or half day safari trips into Etosha National Park.
Here, you’ll find The Brandberg – Namibia’s highest mountain where you’ll find the White Lady rock painting, ancient rock engravings at Twyfelfontein, ancient San history at Spitzkoppe, the fossilised tree trunks at the Petrified Forest and a 35m finger of limestone at The Vingerklip. Prehistoric water courses, open plains and grassland, granite koppies and desert elephant complete the magnificent picture.
Accommodation option 1 – Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
We’ve selected Twyfelfontein Country Lodge as an option for you to acknowledge the importance of its role in uplifting the local community, who have a joint stake in the lodge with Twyfelfontein-Uibasen Conservancy. It is located just 4kms away from the site of the famous rock engravings and built in perfect harmony with the surrounding mountainous landscape. Its 56 en-suite rooms and other amenities offer a very comfortable stay in the heart of this remarkable environment.
Accommdatio option 2 – Camp Kipwe
Located in the Twyfelfontein Conservancy, Camp Kipwe is a peaceful resting place for travellers who love to feel connected with the vast emptiness of the Damaraland landscape. Each of the eight en-suite bungalows has a private veranda that opens up to the surrounding plains. A highlight of a stay here is a three- or six-hour safari to find the last 600 desert-dwelling elephants. This truly is how memories are made.
Swakopmund is a coastal desert town, with an eclectic personality that matches its quirky location between crashing waves and desert dunes. Travel from your comfortable accommodation to visit the Cape Cross Seal Reserve; keep going into Walvis Bay and onwards to find the extraordinary fossilised Welwitscha plant or visit the marine dunes for a quad-biking adventure. If you’re looking for something more urban, you can take a tour through historical Swakopmund or the craft markets.
Accommodation option 1 – Central Guest House
A comfortable guest house located within walking distance of all that Swakopmund has to offer. You’ll be in good hands during your stay, with staff and managers who will prepare delicious breakfasts, give you great service and ensure your rooms are clean and cosy.
Accommodation option 2 – Swakopmund Boutique Hotel
This warm and intimate, stylish boutique hotel is ideal for business travellers and tourists alike. It’s close to the Swakopmund’s popular restaurants, bakeries and coffee houses and offers a delightful terrace which is perfect for sundowners at the end of a busy day of business or leisure. And Swakopmund’s foodies love the superb Sunday buffet roast.
This was a highlight of our journey, and is sure to be a highlight of yours. Sossusvlei offers a wealth of photo opportunities, with its huge clay pan surrounded by 300m high sand dunes and a turquoise lake that fills the vlei after heavy rains. The Sesriem Canyon is also a feast for Instagrammers who love the contrast of deep water lingering through the dry season in a barren desert.
Accommodation option 1 – Sossusvlei Dessert Camp
A beautifully stark self-catering camp located in the 40 000 hectare Taleni Africa private reserve, set among ancient Camelthorn trees with a 360° view of the Namib Desert. Each of the 20 units are fully equipped for comfort and relaxation. The Sossusvlei Desert Camp is priced at the higher end of the spectrum.
Accommodation option 2 – Sossusvlei Lodge
Sossusvlei Lodge is a desert haven built of adobe walls, tiled floors and canvas roofs, with all the amenities of quality accommodation. It’s close to the Namib Naukluft Park and the Sossusvlei dunes, which makes it an easy journey for early morning exploration of the area’s natural beauty.
This is the last day in your Namibian exploration before heading back home with your mind full of memories and a camera full of photographs. By global Windhoek is a small capital city, but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. Explore its colonial architecture, contemporary restaurants and fascinating museums.
Accommodation option 1 – The Elegant Guest House
This is a comfortable, stylish guesthouse that offers personalised service in tranquil surroundings.
Accommodation option 2 – Olive Grove Guest House
An upmarket, sought-after guest house that is ideal for the discerning traveller. Be pampered in the wellness room; relax in the lounge; or cool off in the plunge pool, before enjoying your last view of the Namibian night-time sky.
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