Desert Camp Job Vacancies in Namibia
WELCOME TO DESERT CAMP
Desert Camp is situated just 5 km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon in the Namib Nauklauft Park. Nestled under centuries old camel thorn trees, Desert Camp offers unsurpassed views over the Desert landscapes and surrounding mountains – An absolute must for the nature lover and photographer!
The 28 affordable self-catering accommodation units are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, shaded veranda with a fitted kitchenette, barbeque, power points and an adjacent parking area. Each air-conditioned room features twin beds and a fold-out sleeper couch to accommodate 2 small children (under 12) free of charge when sharing with 2 full paying adults. Utility boxes with most utensils needed are available at reception and fresh food supplies can be ordered daily.
Facilities at the main building include a fully stocked and serviced bar with big screen television, a sparkling swimming pool and 2 communal bomas with cooking and wash up facilities which are perfect for groups travelling together.
Meals can be enjoyed at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge restaurant and their Adventure Centre offers a range of exciting Desert activities to explore the area.
A fully stocked shop, fuel and an Internet café is available at the Sossus Oasis Service Station.
Restaurant at Sossusvlei Lodge
Sossusvlei Lodge is well known for sensational cuisine and many guests have praised especially the delectable buffet dinner experience.
The al fresco terrace offers magnificent views over Elim Dune and of the floodlit waterhole where you can watch the passing parade of oryx, springbok, jackal, ground squirrel and hyena, whilst enjoying exquisite food and wine.
Start your day with a scrumptious buffet breakfast with an extensive selection of all the favourite delectable breakfast foods and treats. For lunch the chef will spoil you with the mouth-watering meal of the day accompanied by a variety of salads and side dishes. An a ‘la carte menu is available at the Sossusvlei Lodge Bar from 14h30 to 16h00. The popular buffet dinner will leave you spoiled for choice between the salads, side dishes, grilled meats and stir-fries – all prepared fresh and in front of every guest! For the perfect ending there is a range of decadent dessert sensations as well as a variety of cheeses and biscuits.
Desert Camp Pool
The large sparkling swimming pool at Desert Camp is sure to be a welcoming refreshment after a day of travelling or sightseeing in Sossusvlei!
Enjoy views over the Desert landscapes and roaming wildlife visiting the nearby waterhole whilst relaxing at the pool area.
Sun loungers are available around the pool area and pool towels can be obtained at Reception.
The pool is only available to paying guests and is used at one’s own risk. Children must be under the supervision of a responsible adult at all times.
Desert Camp Bomas
For groups travelling together, the two communal bomas provide an ideal area for everyone to get together for a barbeque or just to socialise. The one boma is situated next to the pool area and the other next to the bar area with walkways connecting both with the bar and pool areas.
Each Boma have a kitchen with a fridge, stove, preparation area, wash-up facilities and serving hatch. Wooden benches can be arranged as per your requirements and the large fire-pit creates a cosy atmosphere for a barbeque.
Desert Camp Reception
You are welcomed at Desert Camp by our friendly reception staff.
Upon checking in, guests can acquire our Utility / Ammo Boxes containing most cooking- and eating utensils needed for Self-Catering. We will request a N$ 300 deposit which will be refunded in full once the complete box is returned on check-out.
Fresh food supplies can also be ordered at Reception including fresh meats (house meats and game meats), chicken, salads, vegetables, bread and even breakfast items. These orders will be delivered to your unit before sunset.
Firewood and firelighters are also available at Reception.
Desert Camp Bar Area
The fully stocked Bar is located next to the pool area at Desert Camp and is the perfect place to relax after day of activities in the Namib. The views over the Desert landscapes and roaming wildlife will captivate your imagination especially during sunset when the spectacular colours play against the surrounding Naukluft Mountains.
There is Wi-Fi access available at the bar area and a big screen television for viewing news and sporting events.
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