Translated from the African dialect, Mowani means as much as “God’s place“. All those who have ever been lodged at the luxurious Mowani Mountain Camp can testify to the fittingness of the lodge’s name.
The beautifully designed hotel is framed by both the riverbed of the Huab and that of the Ugab River in the southern Damaraland.
The setting as it is would be beyond spectacular. To put the icing on the cake, the desert resort’s natural boundary are the giant boulders of the awe-inspiring
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Twyfelfontein Nature Reserve.
Set atop a slight elevation, the camp grants a breathtaking view out over the ancient, rough-faced landscape characterised by the harsh desert, ragged mountain ranges and infinite, pristine wilderness.
The Mowani Mountain Camp’s designers studied this landscape and drew up a concept that allows the lodge to blend seemingly seamless with its natural environment.
Not only is the optical effect stunning, great store was also set by creating only a minimum ecological impact. Nature enjoys a top priority at the Mowani Mountain Camp.
The efforts paid off. An equal amount of care and loving attention to detail went into the design of the communal spaces which represent the layout and atmosphere of a traditional African village.
First and foremost, it is this remarkable blend of traditional African elements with European lifestyle that make a stay at the Mowani Mountain Camp a unique holiday experience rather than plain accommodation.
Twelve luxurious safari tents feature every comfort imaginable. The tents are set atop a wooden platform. This environment friendly building technique reduced the necessary earth moving to a minimum.
“God’s place” would not be complete without a typical African Boma and an inviting and beautifully-set swimming pool which is perfect for a refreshing dip to escape the desert’s heat.
In conclusion, both the landscape and the Mowani Camp fascinate. Stay at the Mowani Mountain Camp and you cannot help but start feeling a little divine yourself!
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