Leylands Drift Camp is located in central Kaokoland in northern Namibia and forms part of the renowned Schoeman’s Skeleton Coast flying safari. We believe it is one of the finest experiences available in Africa today.
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp has a fabulous location in the northern part of the Palmwag Concession – it sits in a broad valley where two tributaries of the dry Hoanib River meet.
Serra Cafema is situated in the far north of Namibia on the Angolan border. It is one of the finest lodges in the country and one of our favourites in Africa.
Kunene River Lodge is located in the far north of Namibia on the Angolan border. It is very remote, – a no-man's-land where nomadic tribes live off one of the most arid landscapes in the world
This sophisticated property holds plenty of appeal, as a real oasis in the desert offering absolutely loads to do! Highly recommended by YZ. This area is famous for its lush landscape in an otherwise arid climate.
We reckon Khowarib is something of a little gem, dazzling us with its understated elegance and authentic style. Highly recommended!
Okahirongo River Camp is set in a very remote location, providing a truly magical feel! The property is completely eco-friendly, using solar power.
Little Ongava is one of the country's most luxurious properties and the flagship property of the Ongava Reserve.
Ongava Tented is one of three camps in the private Ongava Reserve and our favourite in its price bracket.
Ongava Lodge is one of three camps in the private Ongava Reserve, adjacent to the southern border of Namibia’s Etosha National Park.
Dolomite Camp is home to a wide range of wildlife. Endangered species such as black rhino and black-faced impala have been successfully bred here.
Established in 1957, Okaukuejo is the oldest rest camp in Etosha! Hugely popular due to its perfect position for game viewing, it offers stays to suit all budgets and is well equipped with its array of on-site facilities to cater to your every need.
‘The place you don’t want to leave’, Onguma Tented Camp offers an exclusive and sophisticated approach to relaxation mixed with safari chic.
All in all, Mushara ranks pretty highly at YZ. The recent renovations have made quite an improvement to the property, bestowing plenty of character – and kids love having their own climbing frame!
If you are searching for family friendly, Mushara Bush Camp is hard to beat. Their own swimming pool… their own playground… kids love it here! And the place is popular with solos too, due to its very welcoming atmosphere.
If you like a little luxury on safari, you will love Mushara Outpost! Certainly the most sophisticated of the Mushara properties, the Outpost has a fabulous location too. Highly recommended by YZ!
Offering spectacular sunset views, the best in Namibia for certain, Onguma Fort is poles apart from anything else you will find on a safari trip in Africa.
Onguma Bush Camp offers luxury and comfort with a smile – what is there not to like? Highly recommended by YZ!
Andersson’s Camp has been designed to impress. This property provides a pleasant and comfortable base camp from which to explore some of the most strikingly beautiful nature and wildlife on the planet!
This eco-friendly property in the Etosha Central area offers luxury accommodation in a remote setting.
A vast and well-equipped property in Etosha East, Mokuti Etosha Lodge is the largest in the area and is more like a hotel than an African safari lodge.
Etosha Village is an affordable campsite based on traditional African design and architecture. It is situated in the gorgeous green-and-gold mopane forests on the outskirts of Etosha National Park in the north-central region of Namibia.
Villa Mushara is fabulous for travellers who like a little seclusion on holiday. Each villa has a very elegant and sophisticated atmosphere, guaranteeing a super stay here!
Onguma Tree Top Camp is named for its location within Onguma Game Reserve and its raised position into the tree line! Both the communal lodge and all guest units are set up on wooden stilts, lending an awesome adventurous feel.
Damaraland Camp is located in a large private reserve in the north of Damaraland, one of the best wilderness areas in Namibia.
Located in northern Damaraland, Rhino Camp sits in the private Palmwag concession. This is one of the finest rhino viewing areas in Africa.
Kuidas Camp is booked as part of a Schoeman’s Skeleton Coast flying safari. They are some of the most adventurous camps in the country, and some of our favourites in Africa. In fact, they are contenders for best camp experience anywhere.
Etendeka's walking safaris give a wonderful all-round introduction to its desert environment.
With its unusual landscape and vast surroundings, there is something special about Mowani Mountain Camp! While it may not have the lush surroundings of other camps, it certainly has enough to keep you busy – and you can be sure of a memorable stay.
Camp Kipwe offers top-notch accommodation and an excellent assortment of activities. A true phoenix from the ashes (Kipwe's main communal areas were burned down in 2012), well worth a visit if you are considering Damaraland!
Grootberg Lodge was built in 2005, with help from the local Khoadi/Hoas community. It is believed to be the first of its kind that is owned entirely by local people!
The sandstone cliffs of Twyfelfontein and Aba-Huab Valley are majestic to view – and at Doro Nawas Camp you are right at the heart of both, with a glorious example of a community-inspired conservation lodge.
At YZ, we highly recommend Damara Mopane to travellers looking for a comfortable base from which to venture out into Damaraland. And there aren’t many properties where you get your own veggie garden!
The Country Lodge is an impressive property, excellent for checking out the best of Twyfelfontein!
At YZ, we reckon Sorris Sorris has a lot to recommend it. Awesome location, gorgeous main areas, ace accommodation, exciting activities, super service… that’s a lot of boxes ticked!
Hobatere Lodge is situated within its own concession, so guests can check out a wealth of wildlife both on site and in the National Park.
Little Kulala overlooks a waterhole visited by animals such as gemsbok, jackal, aardwolf, and ostrich. Not only is it the most luxurious camp in Sossusvlei, but also the most expensive.
Kulala Desert Lodge is located in the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve.
Wolwedans Boulders Camp is located in the private Namibrand Nature Reserve in south-west Namibia. The Namibrand region is very scenic; the desert here is a combination of red dune fields, granite mountains and gravel plains.
Wolwedans Dune Camp is located in the private Namibrand Nature Reserve in southwest Namibia, a scenic desert area, made up of red dunes, gravel plains and granite mountains. There is also game, including recently re-introduced cheetahs.
Wolwedans Dune Lodge is located in the private Namibrand Nature Reserve in southwest Namibia, a scenic desert area, made up of red dunes, gravel plains and granite mountains. There is also some game, including recently re-introduced cheetahs.
With stunning views across the desert, this camp has a superb location, albeit one at a fair distance from Sossusvlei itself.
Guests come here for the amazing scenery – wide open plains, mountains and the great dunes of the Namib Desert.
To see the Sossusvlei Dunes in the early hours of dawn is a very special experience. Dune Lodge is the only lodge where guests can do this.
Owned and managed by Thomas and Henreza Becker, Hoodia Desert Lodge, named after a South African flowering cactus, was opened in 2008. At YZ, we love this stylish lodge, so well situated for all sorts of adventures!
Desert Homestead Lodge has something for everyone, from quiet time by the pool to quad biking through the dunes! A reliable all-rounder, receiving a big thumbs-up from YZ.
At YZ, we have a lot of love for Desert Quiver Camp. With very comfy accommodation and an excellent assortment of activities on offer, this camp has loads of appeal!
At YZ, we really like the combo of luxury living and amazing activities! The balance at Desert Homestead Outpost is perfect, providing an oasis in the Namib.
Desert Camp is the perfect location for visitors who would like to take an exciting self-drive trip into Sossusvlei and the rest of the Namib Naukluft Park.
At YZ, we reckon Sossusvlei Lodge is pretty special! Location, accommodation, activities – all are truly first rate. Just get in touch with us to start planning your trip to Sossusvlei!
Located in the North Namib, close to the Namib Desert, one of the oldest and largest deserts in Africa, Moon Mountain Lodge offers sophisticated and elegant accommodation, tucked away in the scenic Naukluft Mountains.
A stay at Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp presents a fantastic opportunity to get up close to Namibia’s large carnivores!
If you want an active stay in Namibia, including being close to nature and taking in some astonishing sights, YZ recommends Erongo Wilderness Lodge!
It was used as a cattle farm from the early 1920s until the 1970s, when it was purchased and run by established breeders Val and Rose Hassen. The Hassens continued to farm cattle until interest grew in Namibia as a tourist destination.
Hohenstein is a brilliant option for travellers to Central Namibia. Those mountain views are truly breathtaking and keen hikers will love all the trails!
Built in a lovely situation overlooking an estuary, Stiltz manages to be funky yet homely.
Pelican Point Lodge is the renovated harbour control building adjacent to the lighthouse at Walvis Bay. The lighthouse was built in 1932 and stands at an impressive 35 metres!
At YZ, we reckon Villa Margherita is well placed to bring you the very best of Swakopmund! Whether you visit at the beginning of end of your safari, you are guaranteed an amazing time.
We recommend Cornerstone for travellers seeking a deluxe B&B in Swakopmund, while anyone looking for self-catering accommodation is well advised to consider any of the three apartments! Children are welcome, and there are accessible rooms.
Namib Guesthouse is located in a quiet suburb, near the centre of Swakopmund. With restaurants, leisure activities, gorgeous natural beaches, bistros, and the possibility of excitement in every direction, it is perfectly situated!
Located within the 450 sq. km Canyon Nature Park, which forms part of the much larger Great Fish River Conservation Complex, the Lodge boasts breathtaking views and excellent access to the wildlife of the area!
Sitting on the rim of the canyon, Canyon Lodge's position affords the most spectacular views of the landscape below and the mountains beyond.
Elegant Guesthouse is situated in Klein Windhoek, a peaceful residential area. Effortlessly combining comfort and style, this bijou B&B is perfectly placed for guests to explore Namibia’s capital city!
We reckon Olive Grove Guesthouse really has a lot to offer, perfectly placed for a city break before or after your safari. Highly recommended by YZ!
Situated in Klein, a lovely leafy suburb of Windhoek, is Villa Violet, a gem of a bed-and-breakfast whose hosts have a well-deserved reputation for being warm and welcoming! Guests stay here for a variety of reasons.
For a little luxury before or after safari, The Olive Exclusive is ideal. We love those individually designed suites! High marks from YZ.
The early explorer Sir Francis Galton is the inspiration behind the name of this quiet and comfortable guesthouse in the suburb of Eros in Windhoek. Only a 10-minute drive from the capital’s city centre, Galton House was opened in 2011.
Hilton Windhoek is situated in the centre of Namibia’s capital city and is perfect for travellers who are keen to experience all the local attractions! With a wide selection of suites and rooms, the hotel has something for everyone.
Strand Hotel Swakopmund is an excellent option for exploring this vibrant town, whether you are here for just a couple of days or a longer stay!
This property provides comfortable accommodation within a spectacular setting! It’s highly recommended for travellers wishing to make a thorough exploration of the Namib Desert area.
This opulent property is an excellent option for stopovers as well as longer stays in Windhoek! Children of all ages are welcome, and wheelchair-accessible accommodation is available on request.
We recommend this hotel for travellers seeking a touch of grandeur for their Swakopmund stay! There’s no minimum age requirement, and accessible rooms are available on request.
Privately owned and operated, this chic B&B is very conveniently located for guests to explore Swakopmund and surrounds! Children of all ages are welcome, and wheelchair-friendly accommodation is available.
This new property is an excellent addition to the camps and lodges in the Hoanib area, providing superb accommodation and exciting activities! Children aged 6 years and over are welcome, and access for disabled persons is available on request.
We recommend this hotel for travellers seeking a lavish base from which to explore Swakopmund and farther afield! All children are welcome, and access for disabled persons is available on request.
Capturing the imagination of all who visit, this property offers shipwreck-style rooms and exhilarating things to do in the spectacular Skeleton Coast N.P. Children aged 6 years and older are welcome, and access for disabled persons is available.
This modern hotel is perfect for travellers seeking comfortable accommodation in Swakopmund, with good access to many local attractions. Children of all ages are welcome, and the accommodation includes one wheelchair-accessible room.
This great-value property is an excellent base from which to explore Etosha, on guided vehicle safaris or self-drives. Children of all ages are welcome, and access for disabled persons is available on request.
Located in a quiet suburb of Windhoek, this deluxe guesthouse is an excellent option for travellers seeking a comfortable stopover before or after a safari! Children of all ages are welcome, and wheelchair-accessible accommodation is available.
We recommend this property to travellers seeking deluxe accommodation in the Etosha region! Activities are available both in the park and in Safarihoek’s private reserve. Children of all ages are welcome, and there are two accessible chalets.
This is a classic safari lodge in the Onguma Reserve, offering excellent accommodation options as well as exciting activities in both Onguma and Etosha National Park! Children aged 7 years and over are welcome.
This camp is perfect for travellers seeking authentic wildlife and cultural experiences within the Damaraland region! Accommodation for families is available, and access for disabled persons is supplied on request.
Fabulously located within a wildlife-rich reserve, this lodge is great for stopovers and longer stays alike! Children of all ages are welcome, and accessible rooms are available on request.
If you are interested in exploring a spectacular desert region between Swakopmund and Usakos, this lodge comes highly recommended for you! Children of all ages are welcome, and accessible rooms may be made available on request.
This characterful property provides a comfortable base from which to enjoy classic safari activities and cultural tours! Children of all ages are welcome, but they must be supervised at all times.
Offering a range of luxurious suites and a vast assortment of activities, Old Traders Lodge is an excellent option for travellers to Central Namibia! Children of all ages are welcome here.
This property is perfect for travellers seeking good access into Etosha as well as plenty of activities at their lodge site! Children of all ages are welcome, and there are wheelchair-friendly rooms.
Conveniently positioned just 30 minutes from Windhoek’s international airport, this property provides luxurious accommodation in a wildlife-rich location! Children of all ages are welcome here.
This deluxe lodge property offers thrilling vehicle and walking safaris in its own reserve, as well as trips to Etosha, Walvis Bay, and Sossusvlei! All children are welcome, as long as they are well supervised.
Described as a Wellness Village, this property is fantastic for travellers seeking a very relaxing stopover or longer stay outside Windhoek! Children of all ages are welcome, and access for disabled people is available on request.