Surrounded by the vast sweeping dunes of the Namib dessert and overlooking the Kunene River, Serra Cafema is a beautiful and remote eco-lodge. Hidden away in the enormous Hartmann Valley this is undoubtedly one of Namibia's more undiscovered lodges and offers an undeniable level of calm and relaxation. Get lost in the sound of the Kunene River uniquely juxtaposed by the dry desert-scape of the Namib.
There are 8 rooms in total, all of which are indulgently luxurious and provide incredible views. En-suite bathrooms and private verandas are complemented by glass doors and walls at the front with each room raised high off the ground on wooden decking. The camp's main area rests in the shade of tall trees on the banks of the river. You are welcome to enjoy the lodge's plunge pool and explore the curio shop. The lounge area, library and bar provide you the chance to relax while the dining space, which offers both indoor and outdoor dining, allows you to delight in the lodge's delicious cuisine surrounded by the authentic African interiors or al fresco in the warmth of the Namibian sun.
- A luxurious desert retreat that is also the most remote camp in Namibia
- A large population of Nile crocodiles in the Kunene River
- Unwind to the sound of rushing water, and beyond, to the deserts silence
- Fascinating nature walks, boating and low-impact guided quad-biking
At a glance
- 8 Chalets
- 6 years +
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Serra Cafema has ensured excellent relationships with the local Himba villages and the regular guest visits there exemplify sensitive, mutually beneficial cultural tourism."
This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.
Guided Walking Safari
Take a journey through Serra Cafema to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Honeymoon to Namibia
This trip exceeded every expectation we had. Everything was perfectly organized for us from the lodges to the small aircraft and transfers, and the activities were also perfectly planned out without feeling like we were on a strict schedule.Read full review