Looking for places to stay? To admire the Sossusvlei in the light of the rising sun, a night within the park is recommended. The Sesriem Campsite is very popular. It is 63 kilometers away from the salt pan. There are only 24 places available, which are very popular, so booking in advance is essential. Booking accommodation is possible through the office of the Namibia Wildlife Resorts NWR in Windhoek. In the evening, the rooms of guests that have not checked in, will be sold. If you’re lucky, you can get one of the popular shady places among the camel-thorn trees, perhaps even without reservation. Sesriem Canyon is only a 15 minute drive away. Accommodation costs around 300 Namibian dollars, equivalent to around 30 euros. There are also a fee of 150 Namibian dollars per person.
Luxurious Sossus Dune Lodge
If you like luxurious places to stay, you’ll enjoy the Sossus Dune Lodge, which is also located inside the park. This lodge is under the management of NWR. There are 23 deserts chalets available that were built in the style of an African village. In addition, there are two honeymoon suites, restaurant, a bar and a swimming pool complete the range of exclusive accommodation. From the Sossus Dune Lodge there are guided tours into the bush. With a price of around 2,500 Namibian dollars (about 230 euros) for a twin room the Sossus Dune Lodge is in the upper price range.
Directly at the park entrance: The Sossusvlei Lodge
Not located in the park, but located at the park entrance is the Sossusvlei Lodge. The lodge consists of a combination of an established camps. The bedrooms have a solid brick base and are embraced with airy tent roofs. In total there are 45 rooms available, which are in similar price ranges to the Sossus Dune Lodge. The property offers a swimming pool, a bar and a beer garden.
Outside the park you will find other lodges and accommodation of different price categories at different distances.