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Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia
Honeymoons in Namibia

Sleeping under stars on your Honeymoon is an unforgettable experience.

Honeymoon in Namibia

Best camps and lodges for honeymoons in Namibia

A honeymoon in Namibia can be stunning - just imagine sleeping under the sparkling stars, whilst the Namib's red desert dunes and the Naukluft Mountains isolate you from the outside world! Many camps have lovely honeymoon suites, often set in tranquil spots away from the rest of the camp, to ensure maximum privacy. Namibia offers a romantic Africa honeymoon, in picture perfect scenery.

We would often recommend honeymooning during Namibia's dry season, which is from late May to November. However, substantial parts of Namibia are covered by the Namib desert and other adjacent deserts, and in these areas rainfall is exceedingly low year-round. In the areas where rainfall is more common, it is usually localised and fairly short lived, in comparison to some of its neighbouring countries.


Okonjima Bush Camp

The large, luxuriously appointed chalets at Okonjima Bush Camp come with their own separate day room and are perfect for a Namibian honeymoon. For something extra special, consider the larger honeymoon suite.

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

The red dunes of the NamibRand and Sossusvlei are very romantic. For a memorable honeymoon to Namibia, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is a perfect choice; enjoy a romantic sleep out under the stars or massages your room for an extra treat.

Mowani Mountain Camp

Treat yourselves to a few nights at the superb Mowani Mountain Camp on your Namibia honeymoon. Keeping nature close but luxury and romance closer, this is a perfect honeymoon destination. For something even more special consider the Mountain Suite.

Little Ongava

The privacy and luxury offered by Little Ongava is perfect for those wanting to spoil themselves on their honeymoon to Namibia. They offer special treats for honeymooners such as private dinners, and will even run a relaxing bubble baths for you.


Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

The red dunes of the NamibRand and Sossusvlei are very romantic. For a memorable honeymoon to Namibia, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is a perfect choice; enjoy a romantic sleep out under the stars or massages your room for an extra treat.

Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp is in a beautiful and tranquil location, perfect for a Namibia honeymoon. Enjoy the lovely 'honeymoon' chalet with elegant and luxurious furnishings, lots of privacy and great views down the valley and of the hills.

Serra Cafema

For a magical and exclusive honeymoon in Namibia, Serra Cafema is a very special choice. The camp is one of the most remote in southern Africa, and combines rustic and luxury elements in a starkly beautiful and peaceful location.

Omaanda

Omaanda is located on a private reserve but wildlife isn’t the sole focus here. The lodge has an on-site spa and a stunning pool, and the food is some of the best we’ve ever had on safari. Where better to start or end a Namibian honeymoon?


Little Kulala

Little Kulala can be a very romantic destination on your Namibian honeymoon. Each chalet has its own plunge pool, and sleep-out platform. Stay here and enjoy romantic dinners on your private deck with stunning views of the surrounding desert.

Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp is in a beautiful and tranquil location, perfect for a Namibia honeymoon. Enjoy the lovely 'honeymoon' chalet with elegant and luxurious furnishings, lots of privacy and great views down the valley and of the hills.


Okonjima Bush Camp

The large, luxuriously appointed chalets at Okonjima Bush Camp come with their own separate day room and are perfect for a Namibian honeymoon. For something extra special, consider the larger honeymoon suite.

Wolwedans Desert Lodge

The landscapes of the NamibRand Reserve seem to inspire romance and a sense of wellbeing: perfect for a honeymoon in Namibia. It's easy to steal time alone in this spectacular and remote setting, especially in the secluded Mountain View Suite.

Mowani Mountain Camp

Treat yourselves to a few nights at the superb Mowani Mountain Camp on your Namibia honeymoon. Keeping nature close but luxury and romance closer, this is a perfect honeymoon destination. For something even more special consider the Mountain Suite.

Otjimbondona

The villas at Otjimbondona are perfect for honeymooners. Indeed, with so many creature comforts you could be forgiven for hiding away in your villa and never venturing out on activities or to the main area to enjoy the fantastic Namibian hosting.


Weinberg Hotel

With couples' packages at the Soulstice Spa, a choice of five restaurants within the estate's grounds, and the option of private dining, The Weinberg would make an excellent start or end to a honeymoon in Namibia.


Serra Cafema

For a magical and exclusive honeymoon in Namibia, Serra Cafema is a very special choice. The camp is one of the most remote in southern Africa, and combines rustic and luxury elements in a starkly beautiful and peaceful location.


Weinberg Hotel

With couples' packages at the Soulstice Spa, a choice of five restaurants within the estate's grounds, and the option of private dining, The Weinberg would make an excellent start or end to a honeymoon in Namibia.

Shipwreck Lodge

Honeymoon or not, Namibia is synonymous with escaping into the wilderness and Shipwreck Lodge is about as remote as you can get! This stylish lodge beautifully contrasts the Skeleton Coast’s hostility with cosy cabins, perfect for a romantic escape.


Omaanda

Omaanda is located on a private reserve but wildlife isn’t the sole focus here. The lodge has an on-site spa and a stunning pool, and the food is some of the best we’ve ever had on safari. Where better to start or end a Namibian honeymoon?


Mowani Mountain Camp

Treat yourselves to a few nights at the superb Mowani Mountain Camp on your Namibia honeymoon. Keeping nature close but luxury and romance closer, this is a perfect honeymoon destination. For something even more special consider the Mountain Suite.


Weinberg Hotel

With couples' packages at the Soulstice Spa, a choice of five restaurants within the estate's grounds, and the option of private dining, The Weinberg would make an excellent start or end to a honeymoon in Namibia.

Best camps & lodges for honeymoons in Namibia


Fish River Lodge

Fish River Lodge

If you’re after solitude, jaw-dropping views and activities that can fuel your sense of adventure – or spa treatments to pamper yourself on your Namibian honeymoon – look no further than Fish River Lodge, perched right on the edge of Fish River Canyon.


93% (76 reviews)
Skeleton Coast Shipwreck Lodge

Shipwreck Lodge

Honeymoon or not, Namibia is synonymous with escaping into the wilderness and Shipwreck Lodge is about as remote as you can get! This stylish lodge beautifully contrasts the Skeleton Coast’s hostility with cosy cabins, perfect for a romantic escape.


96% (9 reviews)
Onguma The Fort

Onguma The Fort

Onguma the Fort is an isolated and exclusive camp with lovely views across Fischer's Pan. Spoil yourselves with the delicious food and great wines on your Namibia honeymoon. For an even more special stay consider the even more luxurious Fort Suite.


96% (41 reviews)
Wolwedans Plains Camp

Wolwedans Plains Camp

For extra privacy, honeymooners can book Wolwedans Plains Camp for just themselves. The beautiful NamibRand desert landscapes combine with comfort and unobtrusive service to create a romantic hideaway, a stunning setting for your Namibia honeymoon.


100% (1 review)
Villa Mushara

Villa Mushara

The peace, quiet and isolation of the two villas at Villa Mushara allow honeymooners to take some time to themselves. Tailored touches, such as flowers, champagne or private candlelit dinners will make for a special stay on your Namibian honeymoon.


95% (4 reviews)
Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani Mountain Camp

Treat yourselves to a few nights at the superb Mowani Mountain Camp on your Namibia honeymoon. Keeping nature close but luxury and romance closer, this is a perfect honeymoon destination. For something even more special consider the Mountain Suite.


94% (152 reviews)
Little Ongava

Little Ongava

The privacy and luxury offered by Little Ongava is perfect for those wanting to spoil themselves on their honeymoon to Namibia. They offer special treats for honeymooners such as private dinners, and will even run a relaxing bubble baths for you.


97% (25 reviews)
Otjimbondona Kalahari

Otjimbondona

The villas at Otjimbondona are perfect for honeymooners. Indeed, with so many creature comforts you could be forgiven for hiding away in your villa and never venturing out on activities or to the main area to enjoy the fantastic Namibian hosting.


100% (4 reviews)
Wolwedans Desert Lodge

Wolwedans Desert Lodge

The landscapes of the NamibRand Reserve seem to inspire romance and a sense of wellbeing: perfect for a honeymoon in Namibia. It's easy to steal time alone in this spectacular and remote setting, especially in the secluded Mountain View Suite.


95% (81 reviews)
Little Kulala

Little Kulala

Little Kulala can be a very romantic destination on your Namibian honeymoon. Each chalet has its own plunge pool, and sleep-out platform. Stay here and enjoy romantic dinners on your private deck with stunning views of the surrounding desert.


98% (73 reviews)
Omaanda

Omaanda

Omaanda is located on a private reserve but wildlife isn’t the sole focus here. The lodge has an on-site spa and a stunning pool, and the food is some of the best we’ve ever had on safari. Where better to start or end a Namibian honeymoon?


94% (10 reviews)
Cascade Island Lodge

Cascade Island Lodge

For a exclusive and luxurious Namibia honeymoon, Cascade's beautiful suites are perfect for honeymooners. Activities are always available and travelling by boat always seems somehow 'softer' and even more romantic than by rugged 4WD.


85% (4 reviews)
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

The red dunes of the NamibRand and Sossusvlei are very romantic. For a memorable honeymoon to Namibia, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is a perfect choice; enjoy a romantic sleep out under the stars or massages your room for an extra treat.


99% (39 reviews)
Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp is in a beautiful and tranquil location, perfect for a Namibia honeymoon. Enjoy the lovely 'honeymoon' chalet with elegant and luxurious furnishings, lots of privacy and great views down the valley and of the hills.


95% (122 reviews)
Serra Cafema

Serra Cafema

For a magical and exclusive honeymoon in Namibia, Serra Cafema is a very special choice. The camp is one of the most remote in southern Africa, and combines rustic and luxury elements in a starkly beautiful and peaceful location.


97% (35 reviews)
Onduli Ridge

Onduli Ridge

Spectacular views of the rolling hills of Damaraland, ancient rock art, free-roaming desert wildlife, a small intimate camp and top-quality service combine to make Onduli Ridge an ideal stop on your Namibian honeymoon.


93% (6 reviews)
Weinberg Hotel

Weinberg Hotel

With couples' packages at the Soulstice Spa, a choice of five restaurants within the estate's grounds, and the option of private dining, The Weinberg would make an excellent start or end to a honeymoon in Namibia.


93% (42 reviews)
Okonjima Bush Camp

Okonjima Bush Camp

The large, luxuriously appointed chalets at Okonjima Bush Camp come with their own separate day room and are perfect for a Namibian honeymoon. For something extra special, consider the larger honeymoon suite.


97% (253 reviews)
Nambwa Tented Lodge

Nambwa Tented Lodge

If your honeymoon plans include Namibia’s Caprivi Strip, stop and spoil yourselves at Nambwa Tented Lodge. Large suites include baths and private lounge areas; the service is superb and the food excellent.


95% (22 reviews)

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Where to see wildlife species in Namibia

Maximise the chances of seeing your favourite animals based on traveller sightings reports from the field.


Oryx

Oryx

Oryx sp.

Oryx are impressive antelopes, with a powerful physique and elegant markings set off by rapier-like horns. They cut a distinctive dash in some of Africa’s harshest landscapes.

70% SUCCESS

1,338 sightings from 1,922 observations

Where to see oryx in Namibia

Cheetah

Cheetah

Acinonyx jubatus

The cheetah is the fastest land animal and the only cat that hunts by pure speed. Found largely in open grasslands, its slim, elegant form is today an increasingly rare sight.

33% SUCCESS

1,056 sightings from 3,213 observations

Where to see cheetah in Namibia

Black Rhino

Black Rhino

Diceros bicornis

The black rhino is the smaller and rarer of Africa’s two rhino species but has the more fearsome reputation. Shy and heavily persecuted, it tends to stick to cover.

30% SUCCESS

626 sightings from 2,064 observations

Where to see black rhino in Namibia

White Rhino

White Rhino

Ceratotherium simum

The white rhino is the largest and most numerous of the world’s five rhinoceros species. They are larger, easier to see and generally more approachable than the black rhino.

44% SUCCESS

498 sightings from 1,144 observations

Where to see white rhino in Namibia

Elephant

Elephant

Loxodonta africana

By far the biggest of the so-called Big Five – indeed, the largest land animal on the planet – the elephant shapes the very landscape it inhabits and is a defining presence on any safari.

91% SUCCESS

3,665 sightings from 4,035 observations

Where to see elephant in Namibia

Lion

Lion

Panthera leo

Lions are at the top of the food chain and also most safari wish-lists, but with their numbers falling fast, any encounter with these majestic apex predators always feels like a privilege.

81% SUCCESS

3,059 sightings from 3,770 observations

Where to see lion in Namibia

Meerkat

Meerkat

Suricata suricatta

These highly sociable little mammals have an endearing appearance and comical antics. Found in the drier areas of Southern Africa, close encounters are a sought-after experience.

21% SUCCESS

90 sightings from 420 observations

Where to see meerkat in Namibia

Buffalo

Buffalo

Syncerus caffer

One of the ‘Big Five’, buffalo earned a fearsome reputation in hunters’ tales. By contrast, big herds of these sociable bovids are placid, but mount formidable defences against predators.

83% SUCCESS

2,585 sightings from 3,121 observations

Where to see buffalo in Namibia

Giraffe

Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

The world’s tallest land mammal, giraffes are herbivores which have evolved many unique adaptations. Their iconic outlines tower above the bush in many of Africa’s wildlife areas.

86% SUCCESS

3,537 sightings from 4,114 observations

Where to see giraffe in Namibia

Hippo

Hippo

Hippopotamus amphibius

The territorial calls of the hippo create a signature soundtrack to Africa’s rivers & wetlands. Despite an endearing smile, this aquatic herbivore has a notoriously aggressive disposition.

89% SUCCESS

2,677 sightings from 3,002 observations

Where to see hippo in Namibia

Spotted Hyena

Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta

The spotted hyena may be thought of as ‘ugly’ and ‘cowardly’. In fact, this versatile and intelligent carnivore is one of Africa’s most fascinating and warrants attention on any safari.

55% SUCCESS

2,189 sightings from 3,983 observations

Where to see spotted hyena in Namibia

Brown Hyena

Brown Hyena

Parahyaena brunnea

This largely solitary scavenger is one of the more elusive and little-known of Africa’s carnivores. Shaggier than its spotted cousin, it occurs only in the arid southwest of the continent.

16% SUCCESS

249 sightings from 1,537 observations

Where to see brown hyena in Namibia

Leopard

Leopard

Panthera pardus

The most numerous of Africa’s big cats, leopard occur across many habitats, from wild tracts to populated areas. Their grace and their elusive nature make them a unique safari drawcard.

47% SUCCESS

1,959 sightings from 4,184 observations

Where to see leopard in Namibia

Wild dog

Wild dog

Lycaon pictus

African wild dogs are among the continent’s most compelling animals. Much misunderstood, these rare, tie-dyed canids are amazingly efficient hunters with a fascinating social life.

32% SUCCESS

884 sightings from 2,803 observations

Where to see wild dog in Namibia

Wildebeest

Wildebeest

Connochaetes sp.

Superficially bovine in appearance, wildebeests are known for their spectacular migrations sometimes in huge numbers. These resilient animals are some of Africa’s most successful herbivores.

68% SUCCESS

2,509 sightings from 3,705 observations

Where to see wildebeest in Namibia

Pangolin

Pangolin

Smutsia sp.

Pangolins appear to be more pine cone than animal in their unique armoury of scales. These nocturnal, ant-eating oddities are not only highly elusive but also increasingly rare.

2% SUCCESS

55 sightings from 3,360 observations

Where to see pangolin in Namibia

Aardvark

Aardvark

Orycteropus afer

The aardvark is one of Africa’s most bizarre and enigmatic animals. A shy, nocturnal termite-eater, signs of its presence may be scattered about the bush whilst sightings remain elusive.

2% SUCCESS

69 sightings from 3,351 observations

Where to see aardvark in Namibia

Eland

Eland

Taurotragus oryx

Africa’s largest antelope, eland are culturally important from prehistoric rock art to modern game farms. Though widespread, they are also shy so sightings are uncommon and often fleeting.

49% SUCCESS

1,472 sightings from 3,002 observations

Where to see eland in Namibia

Zebra

Zebra

Equus sp.

The zebra is a quintessential African animal: the horse in stripy pyjamas at the end of every child’s A–Z. There are three species, of which the plains zebra is much the most common.

84% SUCCESS

3,864 sightings from 4,591 observations

Where to see zebra in Namibia

Roan antelope

Roan antelope

Hippotragus equinus

Africa’s second largest antelope and one of its most handsome, with a powerful build and distinctive markings, roan are wary of people, but renowned for their bravery against predators.

23% SUCCESS

481 sightings from 2,048 observations

Where to see roan antelope in Namibia

Sable antelope

Sable antelope

Hippotragus niger

Perhaps Africa’s most beautiful antelope, sable are renowned for their combative nature, even holding off lions. Shy and restricted in range, sightings of sable are always special.

23% SUCCESS

463 sightings from 2,041 observations

Where to see sable antelope in Namibia

Sitatunga

Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekii

The sitatunga is the most aquatic of Africa’s antelopes and specially adapted to its swampy habitats. Though widespread across Africa, only a handful of places offer reliable sightings.

19% SUCCESS

63 sightings from 337 observations

Where to see sitatunga in Namibia

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