Moon Mountain Lodge
Lodges near Sossusvlei - Namibia
The 4-star Moon Mountain Lodge, (which opened late 2009) is situated reasonably close (50km) to Sesriem, the main entrance gate to the dunes. It is therefore ideally suited for a visit to the worlds highest dunes at Sossusvlei and then on to Sesriem Canyon.
Sossusvlei is home to the highest, most spectacular and beautiful dunes in the world. They have to be seen to be believed, and the energetic climb to the top can be rewarded with a fun run down! Sossusvlei, 'the gathering place of water', is more defined by the lack of it. It is a huge clay pan, enclosed by enormous mountains of sand that are home to barking geckos, sabre-horned gemsbok, and 'thermal dancing' lizards! Sossusvlei is the highlight of any trip to the Namib Desert!
Moon Mountain Lodge's striking environment makes it an ingenious location for wedding ceremonies and receptions. They can cater for up to 60 guests, with the lodge staff taking on the bulk of the arrangements, removing the usual pre-wedding dramas and anxieties.
Traditional cuisine is served from the lodge’s Nebula Restaurant, which offers seating for 46 people. Pre and after-dinner drinks can be ordered from the fully-licensed Cosmos Bar and enjoyed on the raised, adjoining sun deck. This is the perfect spot for watching a beautiful sunset, or star-gazing on a clear Namibian night. The same venue provides a sensational view of the petrified dunes of the Namib Desert.
Guest relaxation is a Moon Mountain Lodge priority, so therefore rooms are not fitted with televisions. The lodge does have, however, a small cinema, complete with large flat screen TV, surround sound system, DVD player and satellite TV channels. The television room is also suitable for small conferences, seminars and meetings, for a maximum of 17 people.
Accommodation is in 'fixed' units that have all the comfort and luxury of rooms, but retain the airy and outside ambiance of a tent. They are elevated above the surroundings by stiltz, constructed on wooden platforms, and especially designed so you can admire the sensational Namib Naukluft outlook. Apart from dramatic mountains and dunes scenery, springbok, oryx, mountain zebra and a variety of species of birds fly-in or pass by. Stopover for a few nights in:
- Luxury Tented Rooms: 11 Luxury Tented Rooms have an en-suite shower, toilet, twin wash basin, fridge and telephone. Some of the rooms have air-conditioning and a mini-bar. Head for an afternoon nap and a dip on your private deck with splash pool, also the perfect position for a romantic sundowners. Shaded parking is available.
- Suites: 6 suites with an en-suite bathrooms and bidet, telephone, fridge, lounge, private deck and splash pool and facilities similar to the Luxury Tented Rooms.
Drift over the dune fields at Sossusvlei and enjoy a champagne breakfast wherever the wind takes you
light aircraft regularly depart on scenic flights over Sossusvlei and its surroundings
Offering a choice of rooms or campsites around 45km north of Sesriem
Budget choice, catering for both large bus groups and individual travellers
Competitively priced self catering lodge - very close to the entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park
Mid-range accommodation offering some of the best value for money in the area. Horse riding an added activity
Mid range lodge located only 22km from the Sesriem gate to the Namib-Naukluft Park
Up-market lodge with private entrance to the dunes at Sossusvlei
Moroccan inspired architecture seems strangely out of place in Namibia. The location, spa and general amenities are good.
Luxury lodge with guided tour to the dunes using the lodges own private entrance, excellent choice for those looking for a little extra luxury
Reasonable value for money - on the main route to Sossusvlei
A new hotel with raised rooms built on wooden platforms 40km from Sesriem
Budget choice, fairly far from the dunes and next to the fossil dune cliffs
Good solid choice, on a beautiful property some distance from the park entrance
Closest to the dunes - camping only
Brand new luxury camp inside the Namib Park borders
Most luxurious lodge in the area, air-conditioned rooms and private butler
Large establishment right next to the Sesriem Campsite, best for keeping driving to a minimum
A friendly owner run lodge offering excellent value for money. Rooms have private verandah's offering views of sunsets over the Namib Desert dunes & spot-lit waterhole.
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