Serra Cafema Camp

17° 12' 45.18" S 12° 12' 6.7" E

Remote, unique, Serra Cafema is located in northern Namibia, on the Kunene river, and is literally in sight of Angola. Accessed by air, it is surrounded by desert, situated in a grove of Albida trees, and extends right over the river when in flood.

While Serra Cafema possesses the multi-peaked thatch roofs common to many a Namibian lodge, it is also quite unlike any of its competitors. Modern and yet other wordly, Serra Cafema Camp combines a cutting edge service with something one might find in The African Queen. Raised above a dry island, and consisting of a main area, 8 Meru-like chalets and a honeymoon suite, it is largely a stone, wood and thatch build, and is characterised by traditional verandhas, extensive wooden floors, woven table covers, old armchairs, handwoven rugs, hammocks and wooden walkways. Divided into a seating area, bar, lounge, library, pool and verandha, the main lodge is a delight, the food and service excellent.

Canvas, wood and thatch constructs, the 8 chalets are raised up on platforms, and look out over either the river or the dunes. Accessed by walkways, each chalet has a double bed, multiple ceiling fans, large glass doors, separate bathroom and a verandha. The style is simple, and the beds - built from untreated woods - are remarkable not only for their comfort, but for their design - particularly in the way their uprights finish in midair.

Activities at Serra Cafema Camp include boat trips, quad biking, guided walks, scenic drives, bird and crocodile viewing and swimming.

To find out more about Serra Cafema Camp and to arrange your tailor-made trip, get in touch with us today.

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