Oshakati Country Lodge
Owamboland - Namibia
Oshakati is referred to locally as the capital of the north. The town is the hub of trans-border trade with Angola, and is an ideal base for business people and tourists alike to explore Namibia's northern region. The regions chief city is surrounded by Oshonas (inland water channels), palm trees, farmlands and settlements.
Oshakati Country Lodge is situated in an impressive thatched main building that houses a restaurant, lounge, bar and conference facility.
This three-star facility has 48 air-conditioned double rooms. Each room has an en-suite shower room, TV, telephone, room service, mini-bar, tea/coffee station and mosquito nets are fitted to the windows.
Order breakfast, lunch and dinner from the restaurant's a-la-carte menu. A buffet style service will be provided in peak season or for larger groups. Dinner can also be served in the palm shaded courtyard around the swimming pool.
Quench your thirst in Oshakati Country Lodge's bar. Decorated with traditional drums and murals of dancing tribesman, it is the ideal spot to relax and unwind amidst the customs and ideas of the thriving and bustling neighbourhood.
The conference room seats 150 people and is popular for banquets and wedding receptions.
Learn about the traditional Ovambo lifestyle. Visit Oshonas (African settlements) or Ovambo " kraals". Discover the nomadic lifestyle of the Himba tribe in the barren Kaokoland. Take a trip to the magnificent Ruacana Falls, or the mind-blowing white water rafting of the Kunene River. Round off your tour of the Northern region with a visit to Etosha National Park, Namibia's most famous and popular holiday destination!
- Cultural experience
- A visit to a traditional Ovambo 'kraals' or to the pastoral, nomadic lifestyles of the Himba tribe can be organized.
- Ruacana Falls
- Best viewed in the rainy season when the water is released over the spill way. To visit the gorge, visitors must temporarily exit Namibia by signing an immigration register.
A large hotel in Ondangwa, popular with business people and tourists alike
A traditional Owambo homestead which offers a unique opportunity of interacting with the local community while getting involved in local activities such as cattle herding and basket making.
These far northern regions of Namibia are home to most of the country's population. Oshakati where this lodge is situated is the heart of the region - expect vibrant markets, cows, goats, fisherman and a general hive of activity
Situated at the Ruacana falls on the Namibia / Angola border - this lodge serves as a gateway between Kaokoland and Owamboland
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