With a stunning mountainous backdrop the large Twyfelfontein Country Lodge offers a stopover for those interested in viewing some the best examples of bushman engravings in Southern Africa. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is only 4kms away. The local community benefit from tourism in the area as the lodge is a joint venture with the Twyfelfontein-Uibasen Conservancy.
With superb views of the Damaraland landscape the 56 spacious, en-suite double, twin or triple rooms are comfortably furnished, built with thatched roofs and local stone they are designed to blend into their surrounds. There is also a luxury suite separate from the main accommodation which has two bathrooms, its own personal deck and a 'pool with a view'. It is secreted from view between natural rock formations.
Well regarded for the delicious meals they provide, the lodge's kitchen staff prepare a surprising array of breakfast, lunch and dinner options, with local and international offerings available.
Relax with a drink in the lounge or bar, watching the spectacular Namibian sunset, or sip a cocktail by the swimming pool below.
Approximately 5 and 1/2 hours north of Windhoek, and around 4 hours east of Etosha National Park.
The lodge is a perfect base to uncover a region steeped in the ancient history of the Khoi-San people; from the world-famous UNESCO world heritage centre site of the Twyfelfontein rock carvings, dating back six thousand years, to the geological anomalies and spectacular rock formations of the Petrified Forest, Doros Crater, Burnt Mountains and the Organ Pipes. The lodge also offers guided tours in search of desert-adapted elephant, rhinos, giraffe, ostrich and springbok. For plant lovers there are many species to marvel in including the unique Welwitschia.
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