Grootberg Lodge

Location: Damaraland | Namibia

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Offering the most breathtaking views of Namibia’s stark countryside, Grootberg Lodge perches on the edge of the Klip River Valley. This fully sustainable camp is owned entirely by the local community, its red granite exterior blending seamlessly into the mountainous environment. Here, you can live among the indigenous Himba community while marvelling at the unspoilt terrain of Damaraland.
Perfect forSoaking up the beauty and local culture of Namibia.
In the knowVisit the nearby Hoada Campsite to explore the remarkable landscape via horseback.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Guiding
  • Honeymoon
  • Lodge

Hotel Overview

Where

On a private concession, some twenty five kilometres east of Palmwag.

Rooms at Grootberg Lodge

12 thatched bungalows adorn the valley’s rim, each carefully positioned to offer the best vistas over the canyons from the veranda. Simple yet tasteful interiors decorate the inside, while an en-suite bathroom is installed in each.

Food and Facilities

Enjoy a la carte dining on the restaurant terrace, where you’ll also find a lounge and bar - complete with a rustic fireplace to warm you on the chillier evenings. Be sure to take a dip in the picturesque swimming pool that perches on the edge of the cliff face, where you can bathe atop miles of untouched scenery below.

Activities at Grootberg Lodge

Take a scenic drive or hike along the rim of the plateau, or go on an extraordinary rhino tracking excursion to find this rare species in their natural habitat. Alternatively, discover the culture of the region and explore the many villages of the area, which are all settlements of the indigenous Himba people.

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