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Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Serenity and Elegance on the Sossusvlei Pan

Offering direct access to the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei, the towering red sand dunes and famous pan of Sossusvlei, and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon, Sossusvlei Lodge provides a perfect gateway to Namib Naukluft Park. Enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole from the al fresco terrace, or indulge in the sparkling pool, bar, sundowner deck and beer garden as the thoughtful and attentive staff introduce you to the height of hospitality.

Why Book with B&R?
Because you’ll pay the same price as you would if you booked through the property itself, but receive a number of upgrades and benefits only available through B&R. See “Additional Amenities” below to learn more.

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Who It’s For

Those looking to bask in the serene isolation and sweeping beauty of the Namib desert.

Luxury Desert Lodge
The towering red sand dunes of the Sossusvlei pan
10 air-conditioned suites
Adventure-Seekers, Couples, Families, Honeymooners
$570 to $925 USD


  • Rates not inclusive of meals; see Meals below for more information
  • Rates include VAT, tourism levy

Displayed rate based on double occupancy of Standard Units; rates vary between low and high seasons


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Michele Harvey

The star-gazing is great throughout Africa – but having an astronomer on hand makes it unforgettable!

Sossusvlei manages to blend two paradoxical experiences – serenity and adventure – seamlessly. Quad-biking, hiking trails and nature walks are perfectly complemented by incredible meals in an oasis-like atmosphere.

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How to Get There

Namibia’s main airport is Hosea Kutako International Airport, about 40 km (25 miles) from Windhoek.

British Airways, South African Airways, Condor and TAAG fly to Namibia, as does its national carrier, Air Namibia.

Most international airlines also fly to neighbouring South Africa, with good connecting flights to Namibia.

Activities & Amenities

Sossusvlei offers multiple ways to immerse yourself in the open expanses of the Namib desert.

Lodge Features

  • Guided Excursions
  • Elim dune walks
  • Sundowner Trips
  • Quad Buggy Nature Drives
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Scenic Flights



Meals at Sossusvlei are not included in the room rate for the Standard and Superior units. In the Junior Suite, room rate includes dinner and breakfast for two people each day.

Meal rates for 2018 (listed in USD) are as follows:

  • Breakfast: $10
  • Lunch: $14
  • Dinner: $24
  • Lunch Pack: $7.50

Additional Amenities

On top of the activities and amenities available through the inn, when you book with B&R you’ll receive:

  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in-room guests served in private room or other area
  • One private desert stargazing dinner
  • Personalized Leather Travel Wallet, two leather luggage tags, and Beyond pen, guests summarized itinerary and supporting documents (provided per couple)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

In addition, you’ll have access to our talented team of Travel Advisors and Trip Designers who can help you coordinate, plan, build upon or expand your trip into an even grander journey.

*Subject to availability


Cradled against the ancient mountains, &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is renowned for its luxurious accommodation overlooking the starkly beautiful Namib Desert. Designed to capture the splendour and solitude of the desert, just ten stone and glass suites spread out along the curve of the escarpment, allowing absolute privacy.

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