Located in Sesriem, in Namib Desert, Desert Camp offers luxurious self-catering units, with private bathrooms. Only 3.1 mi away from Sossusvlei Lodge, it features an outdoor pool.

Desert Camp’s units have a private entrance and a kitchenette with an electric kettle and a refrigerator. All rooms are decorated with the colors of the Namib Desert and have power points for hairdryers and shavers.

Guests can prepare their own meals or use the Camp's BBQ facility. The large bar area has a TV for news and sports.

Meals are available at a surcharge at Sossusvlei Lodge, withing 3.1 mi of Desert Camp.

The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Center provides various planned activities, including hot air balloon flights, bird watching, and desert flights. Packed lunches are also available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Desert Camp has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 4, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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  • Are the self catering units equipped with cooking equipment (plates, utensils, frying pan etc)?
    Good day, Thank you for your e-mail well received. I can confirm that we do issue our guests with a utility box upon arrival(utensils) which you do ..
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Do I need a 4x4 to get there or will a small BMW 1 series be ok to travel to the camp? is the road tar or gravel?
    No 4x4 needed, but a vehicle with higher ground clearance will be advisable especially now after the recent rains and rivers that came down it can sti..
    Answered on 3 February 2022
  • Are the restaurants near by?
    Good Day, We have Sossusvlei Logged Restaurant that is +/- 5 minute drive away from Desert Camp
    Answered on 19 September 2021
  • Hi, do you have heater (it is too cold at nights)?
    Good day. Thank you for your question received. Each spacious unit feature air-conditioning so with this you would be able to adjust the temp to you..
    Answered on 10 July 2022
  • How close is the nearest grocery store, or is there a restaurant? Also, what is the pricing for any tours / activities you offer?
    Thanks for the question! Sossus Oasis Service station with a small convenience shop is 4km down the road; nearest restaurant available at Sossusvlei L..
    Answered on 9 February 2022
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Managed by Desert Camp

Company review score: 8.9Based on 2,647 reviews from 7 properties
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Company info

Desert Camp offers warm hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to a truly memorable experience.

Property info

Desert Camp is situated only 5 km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon in the Namib Naukluft Park. Nestled under centuries old thorn trees, Desert Camp offers an unsurpassed view over the desert landscape and surrounding mountains. The 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 twin-bedded bedroom features a fold-out sleeper couch where 2 small children (under 12) can be accommodated for free when sharing with their parents. 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 boma-areas which are perfect for groups travelling together. Meals can be enjoyed at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge restaurant. Exciting desert activities like Guided Excursions to Sossusvlei, Walks to Elim Dune, Sundowner Drives and magnificent Scenic Flights over the dunes and coast can be booked at the Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre.

Neighborhood info

Situated adjacent to the Oldest Desert in the world, Desert Quiver Camp offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. The nearby Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities including Guided Excursions to Deadvlei and Sossusvlei, Elim dune walks, Sundowner Trips, Hot Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights and much more to explore the area's natural beauty. Meals can be enjoyed at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge restaurant. A fully stocked shop, fuel and tyre workshop is available at the Sossus Oasis Service Station 4km down the road.

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Amenities of Desert Camp
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Stovetop
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Bar
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Private entrance
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wheelchair accessible
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Pool with view
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Pool bar
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Desert Camp takes special requests – add in the next step!


    2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    6:00 AM - 10:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of NAD 300 is required on arrival. That's about 16.88USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Desert Camp accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    A damage deposit of NAD 300 is required on arrival. That's about 16.88USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

    FAQs about Desert Camp

    • Check-in at Desert Camp is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Desert Camp is 3 miles from the center of Sesriem.

    • Yes, Desert Camp is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at Desert Camp may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Guests staying at Desert Camp can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Buffet

    • Desert Camp offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Swimming pool