Barchan Dune Retreat

Accommodation Namibia - Southern Region

Barchan Dune Retreat NamibiaBarchan Dune Retreat NamibiaOn your way to Sossusvlei you will find at Barchan Dune Retreat congenial hosts, excellent cuisine and something special: a lodge built into a dune with elegantly furnished rooms. Relax a day or two to at Barchan Dune Retreat to enjoy the quietness of the mountains and the beautiful environment of the Namib region, the boundless view over our valley from the sundowner bar on top of the dune and at meal times from the dining room windows.
Hannetjie and Willem van Rooyen, your hosts, are originally from the north of Namibia, but many years ago fell in love with the Namib Desert around Sossusvlei. Today they love to show their guests this grand and beautiful countryside with its soft colours, the wide open planes, the mountains and the great dunes of the Namib. For recreation hosts offer farm drives, hiking trails, or you could climb our mountains in the morning to see the sun rise. They can take you up Spreetshoogte Pass for a sundowner and offer - for their guests exclusively - a drive to a farm for sundowner and watch the the sunset from this hill in the midst of the Namib Desert: a wonderful experience you will never forget.

Barchan Dune Retreat Namibia

Hosts offer a trip to Sossusvlei: an early start to be at Sossusvlei for the sunrise. A hearty breakfast follows, after which you can climb Dune No. 45, surrounded by the highest dunes in the world. After stopping at Sesriem Canyon proceed to Sesriem Camp to have a coffee break and then home to Barchan Dune Retreat for a late lunch.

Rates per person per night: on request

Fully Inclusive -
Dinner, bed and breakfast -
Winter offer 10 days or more during the months of November, December and January -

Fully inclusive rates: Dinner, Breakfast, Wine, Malt and Soft drinks (within reason), coffee and cake in the afternoon, a farm drive and hiking trails.
Extras: Drives to nearby attractions (Spreetshoogte, Naukluft or Kuiseb Canyon): on request.
Activity schedule:
Summer time: 18:00
Winter time: 16:00
Duration: approximately 2 hours (farm drive)


From Windhoek via Rehoboth (210km)

From Windhoek drive on the B1 in the direction of Rehoboth (90km tarred road). Four Kilometers outside Rehoboth turn to the right at the sign KLEIN AUB. Drive on the C24 (gravel road) till you reach the sign NAUCHAS on the right hand side turn off on the C1261. Stay on the D1261 till you reach Nauchas, then turn to the right at the sign SPREETSHOOGTE on the D1275.
After the Spreetshoogte Pass it is another 20km till you reach the sign of BARCHAN DUNE RETREAT on the left. After the entrance it is 3km to Barchan.

From Walvis Bay (240km)

From Walvis Bay drive on the C14 in the direction of SOLITAIRE. You will pass the KUISEB and GAUB PASSES. Stay on the C14 till you reach the sign SPREETSHOOGTE/NAUCHAS sign on your left. Turn to the left on the D1275. 15 kilometers from the turn off at the junction turn to the right at the sign BARCHAN DUNE RETREAT. After the entrance it is 3km to Barchan.

Notes: Rates are subject to change without prior notice should tax be increased or Government levies introduced. Rates include Value Added Tax.

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