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Charles Town, West Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at this desert lodge, our first of three in Namibia. Stayed in room #4, a free standing thatch-roofed building overlooking the vast desert landscape. Lots of surprising comfort creatures including a roof-top sleeping area for the star gazers which can be prepared for you upon request. No A/C but the wind usually kicks up in the...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Little Kulala is a special place. Hidden away near the base of the intimidating sand dunes, bliss awaits upon arrival. The small touches are superb and the warm towel and drink upon arrival showed the classy touch in which the lodge is managed. Luxury everywhere you look, Little Kulala provides a great base to explore the desert. Having endured the...

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Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Kulala Desert Lodge, very close to the the Sossusvlei and the magnificent orange dunes. The scenery is breathtaking with Oryxes, ostriches and jackals roaming in front of the lodges. Sunrise and sunset are stunning. The staff is friendly and the food served is good. Our guide for the days was great, with in depth knowledge...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our last camp in our trip in Namibia, and although not the most luxurious we had stayed in, the surroundings and the staff were fantastic. Our guide, Alfred was very knowledgeable and so keen to make sure we enjoyed every aspect of our stay, even finding us a very special place for our last sundowner in Namibia! We...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Newtonferrers2014, We are thrilled to see you ended such a wonderful journey on a high note with us and all our great staff in camp - we will be sure to pass on your kind words to Alfred, Petronella and the whole team. With the beautiful scenery of the dunes it is impossible not to have a wonderful sundowner...

Ibiza, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here three night last year and chose this place again this year for the end of our Namibia and Botswana trip. After 7 weeks of adventures this is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Namib desert and climb the most photographed dune in the world. The stuff and service are excellent. Can't...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marinelage, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are thrilled to see that your second stay with us was just as good as the first. We cannot wait to show you the thrills we have lined up for you on your next visit. Thank you again Wilderness Safaris

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wilderness have a formula which is repeated but adjusted to fit in with the specific surroundings at each site I've been to. Here the lodges were of the half-tent variety erected on a wooden platform facing into the desert surroundings. The central facilities building was on a small rise affording views across the landscape. The flat roof was home to...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chrisbeeoxford, Thank you for the wonderful review, we are delighted to read all your great memories and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be sure to share your kind words with Richard and all the staff in camp. Thank you again Wilderness Safaris

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed for 3 nights which was perfect as it gave us some time to relax on the third day before going on a nature and sundowner trip. All excursions were excellent with our guide Stephan very knowledgeable. The lack of aircon was not the issue we thought it might partly because it cooled down an nights and partly because...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jez07, Thank you for your wonderful review and your high recommendation, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed all the elements of your stay with us especially our wonderful musical staff. We will be sure to pass along your regards to Stephan and all the staff in camp. Thanks again Wilderness Safaris

Vancouver
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights during our Namibia tour. The primary reason to come to this remote desert location is to access the Namib Naukluft National Park and its stunning dunes. The lodge was great in every way. The staff were kind, friendly and very professional. The food delicious, and the accommodation and the lodge comfortable and well thought...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MeinVancouver826, Thank you for the marvellous review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and thrilled to have been a part of this amazing experience with you. The Kulala access gate is - as you mentioned - for use by Wilderness Safaris vehicles only. We are sorry this was not made clear to...

Haarzuilens
Reviewed 1 February 2017

After a fantastic stay at Kulala, we were driving to Swakopmund, and arriving there, we found out, that we have forgotten our Ipad. After a mail and phone call, the answer came; they had found the Ipad and had send it to Windhoek. Because we would stay two days later in Doro Nawas, also a great lodge of the same...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear HW K, Thank you for the wonderfully kind words, we are thrilled to hear you received your iPad in time and that everything worked out. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Sossusvlei is a magical place. Don't get the idea there's anything like a town, village,shops or amenities. It is in fact just about as far as you can drive along a dried up river bed but along the way you pass through a valley of the most enormous sand dunes and they're breathtaking. The entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear doc2r12, Thank you for the wonderful review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and so glad your tour of the dunes was so successful. The star bed is a great treat and there is nothing quite as beautiful as the Namibian starry sky. Thank you again for the glowing recommendation Wilderness Safaris

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With vistas directly onto majestic red dunes, Kulala Desert Lodge is the closest location to Sossusvlei, and perhaps the lodge with the most spectacular views. The lodge's accessibility, and its large, friendly lounge and dining area with wrap-around veranda make this oasis in the desert perfect for families and friends. Visits to the dunes and vleis of Sossusvlei are highlights, along with fascinating desert wildlife and the overwhelming magnitude, and sense of adventure on the Kulala Wilderness Reserve. • 23 kulalas (3 family) • nature drives and walks • Sossusvlei excursion (via private gate) • Sesriem visit • sleep out deck • horse riding • hot air balloon ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge

Address: Sossusvlei - Kulala Wilderness Reserve, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Namib-Naukluft Park > Sossusvlei
Price Range: €485 - €780 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“All rooms have the same view.....”
 of 5 bubbles marinelage, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some Kulalas are a fair distance from the main lodge”
 of 5 bubbles doc2r12, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 & 13 are close to the Lodge but excellent views of the waterhole”
 of 5 bubbles ZororoRetreat, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are independant part canvas with permanent bathroom and a patio with views onto the dunes”
 of 5 bubbles radish20, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms closest to the main building have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles SandRKent, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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