Ugab Terrace Lodge enjoys a fantastic setting, nestled on the top of a plateau with superb views. Expect friendly and helpful staff combined with homely and comfortable accommodation.
The lodge is situated in the heart of many of Namibia's tourist attractions in the Damaraland Region. It works well as a stopover when visiting Vingerklip, Brandberg Mountain, Twyfelfontein or the Petrified Forest. Travellers can then head off to Etosha Park or Swakopmund, depending on their itinerary.
The lodge pride themselves on their attention to detail, personalized service and exquisite cuisine. Their chefs prepare delicious meals with fresh vegetables and salads, seasoned with aromatic ingredients from the herb garden. Meals and drinks can be ordered from a set menu in the restaurant and bar, including light lunches of sandwiches or pasta, and a selection of starters, game meats and a dessert for dinner. The lounge is a great spot to sip a sundowner as the sun sets, chat to other guests and there is also a fireplace and open-fire to ward off that winter chill.
An unusual feature at the lodge is the swimming pool, constructed in the rocks at the top of the mountain. It has some great views and guests can take a dip, sunbathe or just unwind and read a book on a sun-lounger. Local artifacts can be bought from the Ugab Terrace Lodge curio shop and there is a laundry service, 24hr security and parking, and 2 of the bungalows have disabled access. Power is supplied from either a generator or batteries/inverter, providing 24hr electricity to charge cell-phones and cameras.
Accommodation is in 16 well-appointed furnished bungalows, all with an en-suite bathroom with shower and a toilet/washbasin and ceiling fans. The private verandah affords breathtaking views of the Ugab Terraces.
Activities include bird-watching, exploring the local area on hiking trails and mountain bikes.
Birding: Although the species of bird here are fairly limited a number of Namibian endemic birds (and near-endemic) can be observed in and around the lodge or on a hiking trail.
Hiking: Trails varying lengths are available including a 2 hour walk that ends at a cave where you can arrange to be picked up by the owners. The scenery is stunning with some incredible viewing points along the way.
Mountain Biking: This is a more adventurous way to explore the region. Ideal for keeping up your fitness levels while on holiday.
We are absolutely convinced that this is where Nelly the Elephant decided to live, after deciding to run away from the circus! A bit run down - but in an excellent location.
Small private lodge consisting of thatched domed bungalows scattered amongst large granite boulders. It is well situated near Twyfelfontein and several other major Damaraland attractions.
Damaraland is home to a community of people who have survived and thrived through a remarkable adaptation and deep connection to the land and to one another. Here lies their history, inscribed in the crumbling rock and stone. This is the community spirit that we offer to our visitors: warm, unexpected, village-esque, and always memorable. Delve into the community setting in the unique cottages, each with its own small vegetable garden. Enjoy the view of unique landscapes from the sunset deck, where the glow of light reflects off the majestic mopane trees. Or select one of three walking trails, to experience the woodland in a more personal setting.
This camp was started by Wilderness Safaris and is now managed by the local community. Expect luxury, desert elephants and rhino.
A good quality lodge located close to the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein. Excursions to the engravings and in search of desert adapted elephant are available.
A fairly basic establishment just outside the town of Khorixas.
Private campsites in a beautiful setting.
One of the most luxurious lodges in the area - accommodation is in luxury tents or more 'solid' suites.
This is Africa, infused with unmistakeable Namibian flair, visible all around you in the staff’s gleaming smiles and the tastefully curated suites
Nestled in rolling boulders of a granite outcrop, Twyfelfontein Adventure Camp is conveniently situated a ten minutes drive from Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings, within walking distance.
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is much more than just accommodation; it is a destination in itself.
The Vingerklip is a 35m high finger like rock structure - this popular and well equipped lodge has two swimming pools and apart from being close to Vingerklip is in close proximity to Twyfelfontein, Burnt Mountain, Petrified Forest and other wonders of Damaraland.
These are honest reviews, both good and bad, from our travellers who visited this property.
The view from the terrace is stunning - worth a detour - The dinner as well as the breakfast are great. The Â´chalets' are very spacious and have a great view.
Drive westwards from Outjo towards Khorixas on the C39. After approximately 90km turn left onto the D2743. Ugab Terrace Lodge is 10km along this roadDownload Map
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