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andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Sossusvlei, Namibia

Experiences – Spa & Wellness, Family Vacations, Wildlife & Safari, Romantic Escapes, Cultural Journeys, Heritage Trails

Getaway Experiences
  • Star gazing every night – complete with a resident astronomer, sophisticated on-site observatory, state-of-the-art telescope and a large stargazing skylight
  • Experience the bird eye view of the vast desert either by a helicopter or hot air balloon. 
  • Specialised led guided experiences shaped around your personal interests and abilities
  • Big Dune walking experience 
  • A Sunrise-view gym and sunset-facing wellness centre
  • Set amidst the vast sand dunes on the edge of the Namib Sand Sea
  • 10 beautifully appointed stone and glass suites & two Star Dune Suite 
  • Signature features include a sunrise-view gym and sunset-facing wellness centre
  • Sophisticated on-site observatory 
  • Dune walking experience 
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
&beyond sossusvlei desert lodge overview

The Namib Desert is a landscape of seemingly endless spaces, profound tranquillity, and extraordinary light. One of the most spectacular areas on earth, this pristine desert wilderness is one of Africa’s most compelling natural regions with iconic burnt-orange dunes in vast areas of nothingness. The stone and glass villas of the &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge offer utter tranquillity and extraordinary views in one of Africa’s most compelling landscapes. The night skies are heavenly, with the concession bordering the International Dark Sky Reserve of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. 
The lodge’s signature features include many shaded, private spaces like a sunrise-view gym and sunset-facing wellness centre which offers both a treatment room with a private spa-bath, and a separate wet-room spa. The lodge’s Signature Shop showcases Namibia’s finest craft offerings.


  •  The &Beyond-Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is located in the northern section of the NamibRand Nature Reserve, on the eastern boundary of the Namib Naukluft National Park.
  • If you are arriving private lodge airstrip: It’s a 1 hour 15 mins fixed wing or a 1 hour 30 mins helicopter flight from Windhoek, followed by a short 10 min road transfer to the lodge.  There are also scheduled daily charter flights to lodges private airstrip.
  • For self-drive: It’s advisable to use 4x4 vehicle during the rainy season, from November to May. It’s a 400km (248 mi) drive from Windhoek & a 308km (236 mi) drive from Swakopmund on good quality gravel roads.


The &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge consists of ten glass and stone desert villas cradled against the ancient mountains. Each villa has only the finest décor and is equipped to cope with the climatic extremes of the desert - air conditioned against the searing heat of day and cosy fireplaces to ward off the chill of winter nights.

  • Luxurious suites

    The 10 beautiful stone and glass air conditioned suites offers a secluded, shaded veranda complete with private plunge pool, a living room with a fireplace, a large retractable skylight above the bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a glass-encased rain shower offering 180º desert views. The sitting room also has a custom-stocked personal bar. Each bedroom is equipped with a CD system, a powerful personal compact telescope, and a service-intercom to the main lodge. The décor of the villa is dramatic, yet entirely natural and done in luxurious earthy hues combined with a subtle touch of the dusky pink colours of the natural rose quartz of Namibia.

Services & Amenities

  • Sophisticated on-site observatory, state-of-the-art telescope and resident astronomer
  • Other Amenities: A wine cellar, Swimming Pool, Safari Shop, Observatory, signature shop, CD and DVD players, wellness centre, Swarovski Optik binoculars
  • Self-explore E-biking and Hiking 
  • A host of unique activities for adults and children

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: From USD 1500 per night, all inclusive

Validity: Till further notice
Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges