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Namibia » Sossusvlei » Lodges » Hoodia Desert Lodge

Hoodia Desert Lodge is situated on the banks of the Tsauchab river, only 22kms from the Sesriem entrance to Sossusvlei, and is an ideal location to visit Sesriem Canyon and the magnificent sand dunes of Sossusvlei.

Hoodia are a group of succulent plants from the family Apocynaceae it is traditionally used by the San people of as an appetite suppressant, thirst quencher and as a cure for severe abdominal cramps, haemorrhoids, tuberculosis, indigestion, hypertension and diabetes. More recently Hoodia has sprung to international attention as the magic cure-all diet product.

However dieting will be the last thing on your mind when you visit the the restaurant at Hoodia Desert Lodge which offers exquisite international and traditional cuisine. All meals are from a set menu.

Sundowners and night-caps can be enjoyed in the bar with it's deck pool, a great spot to jump in and cool off from the hot, Namibian desert sun. Fine dining should be accompanied by fine South African wines, from their very own underground wine cellar, day or night.

Accommodation at Hoodia Desert Lodge consists of 12 single or double luxury tented bungalows. They are all equipped with a private open-air en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, tea/coffee station, in-room safe, shaded porch and stargazing platform.

The main activity in this area is the Sossusvlei Excursion and other game, scenic & sundowner drives are available. Guided bird and plant tours can also be organized.

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