NamibRand Family Hideout
...only you and the desert
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1999, Andreas and
sole occupier of this rustic and historic farmhouse, you will be able to
appreciate quality time spent alone with your family and friends. The Hideout is
simply yet comfortably equipped for your essential needs, a solid and safe haven
from the sometimes harsh desert conditions. Evidence of bygone farming days
still remains in the old walls, fences and outbuildings, almost buried by
ever-shifting sand dunes.
the spectacular views over the vast plains and ancient blue mountain ranges, set
out on foot or by 4x4 into the glowing red dunes for a close encounter with the
fascinating variety of
down, leave the stress and pace of our high-tech world behind you for a while
and relax around an open fire in the silence of the multi-coloured sunset,
punctuated only by the click of barking geckos. Here in the vast and ancient
Our eco-friendly house uses a solar hot water system, solar lights, a gas fridge, freezer and stove
and barbeque facilities. It is fully equipped for self-catering and can
accommodate up to 10 people in 4 bedrooms. The expansive verandah provides ample
shaded space for alfresco dining and living. The house is also fully
wheelchair-accessible. The pure water running in the modern bathroom and kitchen
facilities is pumped using a solar pump from deep below the desert’s surface. Bring your own
sleeping bags; otherwise bedding is available by prior arrangement only.
In May 2010, we opened a new exclusive campsite, situated one kilometre from the Family Hideout, under an ancient camelthorn tree, nestled in the dunes of NamibRand. For one party only of up to 8 people. Pre-bookings only.
This campsite has proved so popular that we are building another single and private campsite, also in the dunes, out of view and earshot of the first one. Opening mid-March 2015.
an undisturbed back-to-nature desert experience on the NamibRand Nature Reserve.
The Hideout lies about 5 hours’ drive south-west of
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