Epako Safari Lodge

Posted on June 6, 2017 by -

Epako Safari Lodge

Epako Safari Lodge is one of Africa’s finest and most exclusive game reserves. The Lodge is located in a beautiful mountainous setting of the Erongo mountains. As such it lies in the heart of northern Namibia, bordering the renowned Damaraland region. It is conveniently located midway between Windhoek, Swakopmund and the Etosha National Park.

To stay at Epako is a taste of Namibia at its finest! Set within a breathtaking 11,000 hectare private reserve, Epako has an atmosphere of stylish sophistication yet is elegantly down to earth.

Accommodation at Epako Safari Lodge:

All of Epako Lodge accommodations are of very high standard, luxuriously appointed in an African style. Each room features its own private furnished terrace overlooking the gardens or Namibian bush. All rooms have air conditioning, bathroom, mini-bar, satellite television and telephone.

Relax here in total peace and quiet or join in with other guests at the outside terrace and dining area, which overlooks a waterhole – it is an ideal spot to watch the animals come to drink. Enjoy your meal inside or outside. A combination of Namibian and French cuisine is served daily with specially picked South African wines.

Activities at Epako:

An abundance of activities await you…

Experience a wide variety of animals at the heart of their natural wildlife sanctuary. Visit numerous and well preserved Bushman rock art sites. Take a bush walk or experience Cheetah’s up close in the Cheetah rehabilitation boma. With many animals and 170 bird species Epako’s 11,000 hectare bushveld private game reserve ensures that their guests get an exceptional experience of Namibia’s untamed wilderness.

Offering afternoon safari game drives and/or bush walks, the friendly and attentive guides will impart age old stories and interesting facts about the wildlife, birds, plants and trees and the local geological formations and features.

The reserve is home to two of Africa’s “Big 5”, namely white rhino and leopard. Other key species of interest include spotted hyaena, cheetah, Damara dik dik, Hartmans Mountain zebra and bat eared foxes.

Dawsons Game & Trout Lodge

Posted on June 2, 2017 by -

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Dawsons Game & Trout Lodge

Set in a spectacular, natural setting near Badplaas, Dawson’s is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed stopover between the Kruger National Park and the scenic delights of KwaZulu Natal. It offers charming accommodation, good food and friendly service. Dawson’s is also a perfect romantic retreat, weekend getaway or relaxing hideaway.

Set between Machadodorp and Barberton at the end of a scenic, secluded valley, the reserve is a beautiful place of paradise occupying 5500 acres where trout dams and herds of game can be found. Guests can enjoy sun-downers while admiring herds of Zebra, Eland, Wildebeest, Springbok and Impala.

Accommodation at Dawsons

At Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge they offer accommodation ranging from the fully inclusive pampered hospitality of the Lodge to the secluded self-catering Homestead and the Crooked Creekside Cottage. At the original Dawsons home you will find the reception, 3 lounges, dining room, library and bar. The rich décor and veranda with its stunning view creates an unforgettable African ambiance.

The Lodge provides eight rooms, all of which are decorated in an African colonial theme creating a comfortable and stylish place. Every room offers a large Victorian style en-suite bathroom with a big bathtub, a spacious shower as well as heated towel rails. The room’s fireplaces provide warmth and coziness during the cooler months of the year.

The dining room at the lodge reflects an inviting and relaxed atmosphere. Guests have the choice of enjoying breakfast and lunch in the privacy of their hotel rooms or the dining room. An unforgettable and mouth-watering dinner is served in the outdoor boma around an open log fire, African style.

Romantic picnic baskets for lunch can be booked on request whereby guests may enjoy it anywhere within the wildlife reserve. There is also a variety of activities on offer if you feel the need to be active – archery, fishing in one of the dams, quad bike rides or a walking trail up to the waterfall. Spa treatments are available but needs to be pre-booked.

Taleni Etosha Village

Posted on June 2, 2017 by -

Taleni Etosha Village

Taleni offers affordable luxury at Etosha National Park near Okaukuejo. Situated only 2 km from the Andersson entrance gate to Etosha National Park, Taleni Etosha Village uniquely combines affordability with comfort, style and exquisite cuisine.

Etosha National Park, the famous wildlife reserve is one of Namibia’s main attractions where excellent game viewing can be enjoyed.  The national park has unusual topography, much like a lunar landscape, and provides incredible photographic opportunities!

The Accommodation:

Taleni Etosha Village is styled like a traditional African village, but with modern comforts! Uniquely positioned amongst the an indigenous Mopane forest, the accommodation units ensure maximum privacy and tranquility. The 45 luxury individual suites offer a fully air-conditioned bedroom with an modern en-suite bathroom and a patio to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Two small children (under the age of 12 years) can be accommodated on the fold-out sleeper couch.

The chalets all have a electronic safe, hanging space and tea/coffee-making facilities. The patio and outside seating area is an ideal space to sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty.

The facilities at the main lodge include an open-plan bar with big screen television, 2 sparkling pools plus a kiddie pool. A restaurant serving delectable cuisine as well as a fully stocked utility and curio shop.

Explore Namibia’s animal kingdom with morning, afternoon or full day guided game drives to Etosha National Park. Enjoy the walking trails on the reserve where various small game can be spotted from the lookout decks and hides. Sun-downer Drives and Stargazing Sessions allow guests to experience the magic of the sunsets and famous star studded skies. Finally experience the enchanted venue in the Mopane Forest for a magnificent boma dinner …