PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nestled on the Southern edge of the Namibian desert in the Karas region within an extraordinary Nature Reserve, Sonop is created in the form of a luxurious tented camp constructed on top of boulders. A romantic hideaway in the middle of the Namib desert. ⁠
  • The ten lavish tents invite guests to live the life of yesteryear’s wealthy explorers from the early 20th century. 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.
  • 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. Just like those travellers who traded their beloved homes for the bare Namibian desert dunes, the guests of Sonop will get a taste of living in complete isolation while enjoying the comfort of their accommodation.
  • With its warm atmosphere, the cocktail & cigar lounge evokes with subtlety the splendor of colonial interiors.
  • For guest’s ultimate comfort, Sonop also offers a spa with 2 double treatment rooms, a fitness center and heated outdoor infinity pool, all facing the desert’s vastness. Sonop also has its own stables. Many once-in-a-lifetime experiences will bring a bygone era to life.

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.

ACTIVITIES:


Photographic Tour with Leica

Discover some of the most spectacular and untouched parts of Africa through an unforgettable journey through Namibia, led by two professional Leica photographers and Zannier Hotels. This adventure focused Namibian photo safari affords you the chance to experience this magnificent and memorable country in a very personal way. Accompanied by Tibo & Sebastien (Leica ambassadors) as well as experienced safari guides – they will enhance your enjoyment of this unique country by making it a fascinating and stress-free journey of discovery, photography and adventure, amidst very dramatic scenery. From incredible landscapes, personal meetings with wildlife and conservation experts, and engaging with local ethnicities, this special trip is a unique opportunity to discover incredible Namibia all the while receiving personalized coaching from two expert photographers. This is a very privileged immersion within the intimacy of two exclusive private reserves (owned by Zannier Hotels), that will allow you to return with the photographic reportage of your life.



9 nights all-inclusive

9 nights all-inclusive in luxury accommodations at Omaanda and Sonop.



Private game drives

Private game drives in private conservancy reserve with wild animals.



Excursion

Excursion to Sossusvlei: discover sunrise and sunset at the world’s tallest dunes for an exceptional photo
experience, in complete luxury.


Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes tour, with possibility to discover a wildlife sanctuary, have a private tour of the research centre and meet with wildlife animals rescuers.



Stargazing experience

Unique stargazing experience in one of the world’s rare international dark sky reserves.

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Sonop Zannier Hotel Namibia Pool Sunset

Nestled on the Southern edge of the Namibian desert in the Karas region within an extraordinary Nature Reserve, Sonop is created in the form of a luxurious tented camp constructed on top of boulders, a romantic hideaway in the middle of the Namib desert. ⁠Ten lavish tents invite guests to live the life of yesteryear’s wealthy explorers from the early 20th century. Just like those travellers who traded their beloved homes for the bare Namibian desert dunes, the guests of Sonop will get a taste of living in complete isolation while enjoying the comfort of their accommodation. 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. The tents are 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. With its warm atmosphere, the cocktail & cigar lounge evokes with subtlety the splendor of colonial interiors. For guest’s ultimate comfort, Sonop also offers a spa with 2 double treatment rooms, a fitness center and heated outdoor infinity pool, all facing the desert’s vastness. Sonop also has its own stables. Many once-in-a-lifetime experiences will bring a bygone era to life.

Nestled on the Southern edge of the Namibian desert in the Karas region within an extraordinary Nature Reserve, Sonop is created in the form of a luxurious tented camp constructed on top of boulders. Ten lavish tents invite guests to live the life of yesteryear’s wealthy explorers from the early 20th century. Just like those travellers who traded their beloved homes for the bare Namibian desert dunes, the guests of Sonop will get a taste of living in complete isolation while enjoying the comfort of their accommodation.

Sonop Hotel 1 Bedroom Tent
Sonop Hotel Bathroom

One Bedroom Tents

The eight 1-bedroom tents are built onto boulders overlooking the vast panorama of the Namib Desert. Inspired by the journey of 1920’s British explorers, the tents provide the genuine experience of a bygone era. They are spacious with 42 sqm interior and accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 child between 6 and 12 years. The bedrooms feature a four-poster bed with king-size mattress, a distinct living area where guests can relax in comfortable arm chairs, a large desk, vintage chest of drawers to store all travellers’ belongings, as well as an en-suite bathroom. Offering also breathtaking views over the desert, the bathroom is built around a central bath tub and features a rain shower, double vanity, elegant amenities, dressing table and separate toilet. Whilst no TVs are provided in the tents, an open-air cinema experience is proposed every evening. Thanks to the roll-up canvas, guests can admire the vastness of the landscape at any moment of the day, whether from inside or through the exterior platform that faces the Namib desert.

Sonop Hotel 2 Bedroom Tent

Two Bedroom Tents

With their 75 sqm interior, the spacious 2-bedroom tents are an ideal place for a quiet retreat with family or friends, while observing the desert’s immensity.
They can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children between 6 and 12 years, with the two large bedrooms with each an en-suite bathroom that share a cozy living area. The bedroom features a four-poster bed with king-size mattressconvertible into twin beds, a distinct living area with comfortable armchairs, a desk, a large walk-in dressing roomand a telescope to view the distant surroundings.

At every moment of the day, Sonop promises a pleasant gastronomic journey full of amazement and sobriety, like the desert’s offering. From 7 am to 11 am, an energizing ‘à la carte’ breakfast is served in the main area, at the center of the camp. This same space turns into a quiet restaurant at noon, offering light dishes to share. Overlooking the desert, the pool bar offers drinks and small bites to nibble from 11 am until 5 pm.

Sonop Hotel Restaurant

Restaurant

Every evening, at 8 pm precisely, guests are invited to a gala-style dinner. A large communal table in a prestigious setting reveals itself to the twenty guests in a room yet secretly kept. Silverware and candelabras set the mood for the elegant dinner, where butlers serve a delicious 5-course meal with black-tie and white gloves, such that the entire occasion becomes an unforgettable gastronomic experience in the middle of the desert.

Sonop Hotel Bar

Bar

The evening can be extended in the Cocktail & Cigar Lounge, designed in the style of an authentic gentlemen’s club with a billiard table and parlour games taking centre stage. A selection of cocktails and exclusive spirits, presented with utmost care on a slate, are served in a convivial atmosphere by our skilled barman.

At Sonop, our aim is to enhance the life and well-being of each and every one of our guests. From our spa to our rooms, all the spaces have been carefully designed to provide with complete serenity and ultimate comfort.

Sonop Hotel Pool
Sonop Zannier Hotel Namibia Pool

Pool

Majestic yet melting into the background, our heated outdoor infinity pool offers a superb view over the desert, from sunrise to midnight dip.

Sonop Hotel Spa

Spa

Our spa, compromising of two double treatment rooms, offers a wide variety of treatments designed to balance, restore, and relax your body. Experienced therapists create a natural, relaxing and heartfelt spa encounter. All of our treatments use only the finest natural and organic ingredients to deliver outstanding and long-lasting results. A tranquil and peaceful relaxation area is also available to all guests.

Sonop Hotel Yoga

Yoga

Unplug from your daily routine and reconnect with your inner self through this eight days yoga & nature retreat in Namibia with Zannier Hotels. Live a completely immersive experience all the while indulging ultimate relaxation in incredible surroundings and within the comfort of Omaanda and Sonop. Your journey will include yoga, meditation, wellness moments, mesmerizing activities and nature discovery and will be lead by Katy Misson, admired yoga teacher, physiotherapist and posturologist.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Zannier Reserve, Namibia
Nearest Airport
Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport, Namibia
Local Currency
Namibian Dollar (NAD)
Time Change
GMT +1
Language
English
Best time to go
The weather is good all year round

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