- Grootberg Lodge, owned by the local community, is located in a private reserve in northwest Namibia. Set on the rim of the Grootberg Plateau, the lodge has panoramic views over the Klip River Valley.
- Grootberg probably has the most spectacular views of any lodge in Namibia – and a range of activities from rhino-tracking to walks and interactions with the local communities.
- The accommodation at Grootberg Lodge comprises 14 twin and two family rock and thatch chalets. Each of the charming en-suite chalets has wonderful views over the gorge, is comfortably furnished and has a private outside deck.
- The main area of the lodge includes a lounge, bar and dining area, swimming pool and spacious verandah.
- Guests can explore the pristine wilderness around Grootberg Lodge on foot or by vehicle, and possible wildlife sightings in the area include desert adapted elephant, kudu, oryx and lion. Specific elephant tracking activities and visits with the Damara people at a local village are also available.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Grootberg Lodge by Journeys Namibia offers a rustic luxury eco safari on the private Khoadi Hoas Conservancy with spectacular views of the Klip River Valley on the Etendeka Plateau in Palmwag, Damaraland. Funding from the European Union allowed Grootberg Lodge to be built, becoming the first lodge to be wholly owned by the local community. The friendly staff are employed from the surrounding area and offer a high level of service, and the lodge itself has an authentic African style, with high thatched ceilings and wooden beams. The lodge is situated almost 1,700 metres above sea level, with each of the chalets positioned to take advantage of the exceptional views over the Klip River Valley below. The pool area and outdoor deck also afford sweeping views of the surrounding landscape, which you can enjoy over a drink after a day’s safari.
The accommodation at Grootberg Lodge comprises 14 twin and two family rock and thatch chalets. Each of the charming en-suite chalets has wonderful views over the gorge, is comfortably furnished and has a private outside deck. The main area of the lodge includes a lounge, bar and dining area, swimming pool and spacious verandah. Guests can explore the pristine wilderness around Grootberg Lodge on foot or by vehicle, and possible wildlife sightings in the area include desert adapted elephant, kudu, oryx and lion. Specific elephant tracking activities and visits with the Damara people at a local village are also available.
We’re bringing a touch of Natural Selection character to the Namib Desert and Kwessi Dunes will feature our usual cool and comfortable style with a few quirks along the way. In the bedrooms, you can expect vintage four-poster beds, striped canvas walls and a separate ‘star gazer’ room that’s completely open to the sky for maximum galaxy-gazing as you fall asleep. Each bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom with both indoor and outdoor showers and a shaded, outdoor veranda. High thatched roofs will keep you cool during the hot desert days (and nights!) and you’ll be pleased to hear that the bedrooms are air conditioned too.
The view from the lodge is spectacular and the glass windows and doors at the main area look out onto the undulating sand that only ends when it meets the mountains, far in the distance. Inside, there’s a well-stocked bar, library area and several seating and dining areas. When the sun rises in the morning, head to the camp fire for a morning cuppa, whilst in the heat of the day, the swimming pool is the only place to be
- 12 air conditioned chalets: 10 twin/doubles, 2 family.
- Ensuite bathrooms with indoor showers and outdoor showers.
- Separate open-air ‘star gazer’ room in each chalet.
- Air conditioning throughout.
- Swimming pool at main area.
- Entirely solar powered.
- Wifi available: Yes
- Hairdryers: On request
- Battery charging facilities: Yes.
- Complimentary laundry service.
- Child policy: We welcome children of all ages.
There’s a well-stocked bar, library area and several seating and dining areas.
Delicious and wholesome meals are prepared by expert chefs and dining pivots around enjoying meals in the open air.
Rates include all meals and local drinks; game drives and most activities. Bar/Lounge, Free Parking, Outdoor Pool, Free Parking, Wi-Fi.
*Morning and afternoon scenic drives in the striking NamibRand Nature Reserve. *Nature walks. *Skybeds experience and star gazing. *Quad biking. *Day trips to the dunes of Sossusvlei. ** *Hot air ballooning. ** *Horse riding. ** *Scenic helicopter flights. ** ** Additional costs apply.
Here, it’s not about chasing big game but rather soaking up the beauty of the colourful landscape, admiring the antelope that scatter the sand, and gazing at the stars the light up the night sky.