Desert Homestead Lodge & Desert Homestead Outpost are friendly lodges in the Namib region, ideally situated for exploring Sossusvlei. The wide grassy valley in which the Desert Homestead is situated is sheltered by the Nubib, Tsaris and Naukluft Mountains with a view reaching the distant dunes of the Namib Desert in the west. Deep in the 7000 ha nature reserve of Desert Homestead Outpost also offers relaxed hospitality with a wonderful natural Namibian atmosphere.
Desert Homestead offers relatively simple but stylish accommodation in 20 thatched chalets, with views extending to the Rotterkaum Mountains from each of the verandas. The lights and fans in the rooms are powered by batteries charged by daytime wind and solar power, and all the guest amenities (soaps, shampoo, body lotion etc.) are also environmentally friendly. Tranquil surroundings, Alfresco dining, fresh farm cuisine, refreshing dips in the pool, stunning sunsets and sunrises are the basic pleasures at this popular lodge. From Desert Homestead Outpost enjoy the impressive panoramic views from the 11 chalets (Kulalas) & family apartment, or relax at the main lodge with restaurant, lounge and pool area, set on the base of a mountain.
Desert Homestead Lodge is well-known for its guided trail rides in the Namib desert. Morning and evening trail rides may spontaneously be booked in the lodge. Horse riding safaris lasting several days can be booked by experienced riders as well as beginners. Spending the night in a romantic tent camp around a campfire under the starry sky of the Namib desert will be an unforgettable experience. Trail rides with overnight stays have to be booked at least one week in advance. On the wide open plains there are often cheetahs to observe, roaming the endless grasslands.
The Outpost is located in a private nature reserve, adjacent to the world heritage site ‘Namib Sand Sea'. A half-day guided hike for experienced hikers, the NAMIB MOUNTAIN TRAIL is leading over mountains and through the plain. Starting in the early morning at Desert Homestead Lodge, the walk goes through breathtaking landscape to the Outpost, where a cold drink and the pool are waiting. In the adjacent plains you can frequently watch some animals, that are roaming in the endless savannah. Guests are welcome to take advantage of all the activities of the Desert Homestead Lodge. Excursions to Sossusvlei as well as horse-safaris on Sundowner drives.
DESERT HOMESTEAD LODGE
DESERT HOMESTEAD OUTPOST