Auob Country Lodge


At the heart of the Kalahari Desert, the comfortable Auob Country Lodge is set amidst a ruggedly beautiful environment. A shining pebble on a bed of red, hot desert sand, the Auob Country Lodge is perfectly located for unique nature experiences.


The contrasts in the Kalahari Desert are sharp and crystal clear: Blue skies meet the red dunes of the Kalahari, which dip down to the white limestone of the dried out Auob river bed.


Such is the setting for the Country Lodge. And is greatly thanks read more » to the diversity of the surroundings that countless wildlife species are drawn into the region. The safaris are spectacular - just as much for the panorama as for the sightings.


Set quietly and off the beaten path, the Auob Country Lodge is nevertheless very accessible. A private airstrip allows you to fly in, should you choose the scenic views from the plane over the adventurous ride on the roads.


However, it is not just the setting that lets the Auob Country Lodge stand out. Lovingly decorated and furnished, the lodge radiates a friendly flair. Every guest is welcomed personally and leaves as a friend.


Refined comforts and many thoughtful details create facilities and an ambience that is just perfect for unwinding after a long day spent travelling or out on safari. Unplug, slow down and leave the everyday life far behind.


The Auob Country Lodge’s restaurant is legendary. Local specialities are skilfully fused with international cuisine. The cosy dining area invites you to while away the evening hours indulging in the scrumptious delicacies and meeting the staff and the other guests.


Alternatively, you may also request to have the restaurant’s treats served at a private table for two beneath Namibia’s twinkling night sky. The sounds of the wilderness all around, surprise your loved one with a memorable dinner in the bush.


Of course, the Auob Country Lodge also features a delightful swimming pool that provides supreme refreshment on a hot day. Just wonderful! Temperatures in the Kalahari easily touch 30°C in the summer months.


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Lovingly furnished and decorated, the Auob Country Lodge surprises its guests with countless little details that create a cosy and friendly flair.


Modern elements are stylishly united with traditional read more » African design. And, of course, the setting amidst the pristine Kalahari nature adds the finishing touch to the relaxing ambience.


Desert environment and refined comforts at the Auob Country Lodge: Having spent a day exploring the wilderness, it is a wonderful sensation to return to the contemporarily equipped rooms that feature both air-conditioning and a ventilator.


Stretch out on the vast king-sized bed in the Double Room and let your eyes rest on the red sand dunes. The finely appointed ensuite bathroom invites you to refresh yourself with a long bath.


Needless to say, that you may also request a Twin room with two separate beds. The Family Room features two bedrooms, plenty of space for the kids, and facilities that have been designed with the small guests’ needs in mind.


Moreover, the African design fused with functionality makes your stay a pleasure. At night, settle down in the front of the crackling fireplace in the lounge with a good book and glass of wine in hand.


Alternatively, watch the news on TV or meet the other guests to exchange safari adventures, making plans for the next day.


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Perfectly situated, the Auob Country Lodge is a great basis for exploring the fascinating environment.


Of course, the safaris are at the focus of all activities. Early in the morning, set off in the read more » company of an experienced ranger to explore the vast Kalahari Desert, always on the lookout for wildlife!


The region is renowned for its antelope and giraffe populations but many other species may also be spotted. Every sighting, every exotic plant and seemingly insignificant detail – your ranger is a wealth of information on natural history and wilderness adventure stories.


Late in the afternoon, a second game drive is being offered. Some memories stick. And admiring giraffes against a backdrop of the sun stooping low to kiss the red sand dunes is one of them. Snacks and drinks are provided during the tour.


The flora also deserves attention. Exotic and perfectly adapted to the harsh conditions in the desert, admire countless species, many of which have medicinal properties your guide will tell you about.


Another way to explore the rugged surroundings is tying up your hiking boots. Walk on the wild side, either on your own or with a ranger. The slower pace allows minute details to shift into focus and it is furthermore a good opportunity to look for the many birds that inhabit the Kalahari.


Humans have settled these apparently so inhospitable regions for millennia. Take the time to learn more about Namibia, its culture and its turbulent history both before and after the colonisation.


Having tired yourself out discovering the surroundings, return to the Auob Country Lodge for a relaxing spell by pool, savouring the warmth of the sun and a light breeze caressing your skin. The perfect setting to unwind in all style!


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