The Villa

The Villa is the only Okonjima lodge situated within the 200km² private nature reserve – there are no barriers between wildlife and guests. It is a boutique property concept with emphasis on the high standard of service and secluded privacy in Okonjima Nature Reserve’s most prestigious setting. Combined with an array of our unique activities, it’ll be a Namibian safari experience to remember…


As of 2018, the Okonjima Villa can be booked as:

  • A small, luxury, four-suite, boutique lodge (up to 8 pax).
  • A small, luxury, four-suite, boutique lodge or for guided groups with confirmed, scheduled departures (up to 8 pax).
  • The entire Villa can be booked exclusively for a group of friends or a family (min 3 rooms (6 pax); max 4 rooms (12 pax).
  • The courtyard view family unit can only be booked as part of a group travelling with guests staying in the main suites.
  • If two or four guests want to book the Villa exclusively, they will have to pay the full rate for the three double luxury suites.
Okonjima African Villa, north suite, Namibia
Okonjima Select Private Bush Suite, bedroom view, Namibia

The Select, Private Bush Suite

The Private Bush Suite is situated in the open Acacia thornveld within the secluded wilderness area of the Okonjima valley with a backdrop of the sandstone Omboroko Mountains. It is approximately 3.5km from the Plains Camp and 500m from the Bush Camp.

Located on the edge of a natural waterhole, its two separate, luxury, en-suite bedrooms under a double-volume thatched roof can accommodate a family or group of four (4 pax: one group only).

The Luxury Bush Camp 

The Luxury Bush Camp consists of:

  • Eight thatched, safari-chic chalets with earthy tones and African design elements.
  • Each of the private chalets are between 80-100 metres away from one other.
  • The junior suite.
  • A Camelthorn pod-shaped lapa that encompasses the reception area, curio shop, a cosy lounge area with inside and outside fireplaces, a restaurant and dining area as well as a pool. It looks out onto the waterhole. The perfect Namibian luxury safari destination…
Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp chalet view out into the wilderness, Namibia
Okonjima Plains Camp standard room evening view, Namibia

The Plains Camp

Plains Camp honours the Hanssen’s family cattle-farming heritage with its three-tier accommodation facility of 10 spacious View Rooms, 14 spacious Standard Rooms and six affordable Garden Rooms. It is family-friendly and wheelchair accessible.

The Plains Camp Barn is an entertainment area and gathering place that includes: a dining and lounge area, with Wi-Fi facilities and cellphone reception, a bar, a swimming pool and curio shop, all of which overlook a waterhole and the Okonjima plains. Undercover parking is available…

The Omboroko Campsite

Camping in Okonjima Nature Reserve epitomises the African safari experience.

With 4 spacious sites, your small group or family can become one with nature as they visit the Carnivore Care Centre, track leopards and cheetahs, learn about the indigenous people during the Bushman trail, and grow attuned to the sights, sounds and ways of Namibia’s grassy plains. The four, partially-equipped, private campsites share a swimming pool at the foot of the Ombokoro Mountains and are located in the 2000ha non-rehabilitation area.

All four sites boast spectacular sundowner viewpoints…

Campsite at Okonjima, Namibia

Pilots & Guides

There are three glamping en-suite safari tents, each with a double and a three-quarter bed, for guides and pilots accompanying a tour group, about 120 metres from the main Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp lapa.

The tents are designed with privacy in mind, being fronted and separated by Okonjima sand covered walls, while retaining the rustic African bush style, each having en-suite bathrooms, double and single beds and writing desk.

Tea and coffee making facilities are standard, together with cold drinking water in cool flasks which are replenished twice daily.

External electrical sockets have been placed for the recharging of fridges, etc.

Overview of facilities available at Okonjima

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