Serra Cafema, Namib Desert, Namibia

Serra Cafema Camp is a Classic Camp

Rushing rapids in the desert - a surreal experience

Undoubtedly one of the most remote camps in southern Africa, Serra Cafema is located in the extreme north-west of Namibia on the banks of the Kunene River in the Hartmann's Valley. Serra Cafema is an intimate, peaceful camp inspired by the area’s Himba people, with a unique mix of rustic and luxury elements, and nestled amongst shady albida trees.

Accommodation consists of eight wood, canvas and thatched villas on spacious, elevated decks blended smoothly into the picturesque surroundings. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom, ceiling fan and mosquito nets. One of these rooms is an intimate, luxurious honeymoon villa with exceptional views, while another accommodates a family. The Ozonganda, or main area, comprises indoor and outdoor dining areas, sunken lounge, library, curio shop and swimming pool, all with their own spectacular views.

Highlights

  • Rushing rapids just below camp lull you into dreamland after a day of desert exploration
  • Most authentic Himba cultural experience in all of Namibia
  • Explore this fascinating unexplored landscape by quad bike
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Some things to do at Serra Cafema Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • Enjoy a carefully guided quad bike eco-excursion through the fragile dunes.

  • Spend a late afternoon lounging on the camp’s front deck soaking up the contrasts of desert and water.

  • Visit a Himba settlement – one of the last true nomadic people on the planet.

 

Activities and Facilities:

Game Drive (Day) Game Drive (Night) Boating (Seasonal) Cultural Experiences Guided Walks Quad Biking Birding Pool Family Room Solar Power No Wi-Fi Massage Treatments only

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Submitted by: Astrid Stevie Winberg Photographer, May 17, 2017

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Latest News From Serra Cafema Camp

  • Serra Cafema Camp - October 2017
    Oct 4, 2017

    The Kunene River level is low at this time of year and the guides have taken to walking the area with their guests, recording some spectacular sightings during October …

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  • Serra Cafema Camp - September 2017
    Sep 7, 2017

    A beautiful African wild cat joined Serra Cafema staff at breakfast one morning…

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  • Serra Cafema Camp - August 2017
    Aug 11, 2017

    A guest comment said it all this month: “It is impossible to describe the scenery at Serra Cafema in words, let alone catch it on film. One just has to see it for oneself!”

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“ Serra Cafema is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of days with nature and nothing else. ”
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Reviewed by: Alida C, 18 September 2017