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Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema Camp

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Kunene River Namibia See on map
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Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Bar/Lounge
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new lodge opened a few weeks ago, after it was demolished by a flood. Surprising enough, it has been rebuit at the same place. The interrior decoration is very nice, very stylish and simple. Badly built (cf pictures, some plugs are already broken) But...More

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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema CampResponded 5 days ago

Dear travelaurent, The camp is comfortable, up-to-date and modern, incorporating fresh elements, while retaining the heart and soul of Serra Cafema. Natural materials that reflect the surrounding landscape ground the lodge in the earth. Stone sourced from the adjacent valley are used for feature walls...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On September 18 the lodge reopened after a closure of many months while they were rebuilding the camp. We reached the airstrip after a one hour trip by a twin engine flight from Doro Nawas where we left our car. Together with a couple from...More

Thank EmotionsTraveler
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear EmotionsTraveler, Thank you for your beautiful review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your time at our new, revitalized Serra Cafema. We have passed your kind words onto Selma, Ballack, Hendrick and the entire Serra Cafema family who will be delighted...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The main camp was massively affected by floods which meant the main camp was shut whilst being refurbished and a temporary camp was erected in an amazing 10-days to respect advanced bookings. We were offered the chance to re-book to a different destination given the...More

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Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema CampResponded 3 August 2018

Dear KevL69, We are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay at our temporary camp and sincerely hope you will visit us again as soon as the rebuilt camp is ready. Set under verdant trees on the banks of the Kunene River, Serra Cafema is...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Serra Cafema is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of days with nature and nothing else. we arrived by plane from Etosha + half an hour by car. in the middle of the desert (fantastic fairy circles!) , thanx to the Kunene River, you...More

Thank Alida C
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema CampResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Alida, 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...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Serra Cafema on the Kunene River is in an isolated corner of Namibia. The houses are divine! Luxurious, spacious and very private. The staff, led by Morne, were very friendly, professional and ensured everything was perfect My favourite safari Camp, but not for wildlife. I...More

Thank Ann R
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema CampResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you Ann for your amazing review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your time with us and glad to see that Morne and all the staff in camp helped you have such a great stay with us. One of our highlights,...More

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Set amongst shady trees on the banks of the Kunene River, Serra Cafema is one of the most remote camps in southern Africa, its Portuguese name originates from the mountains that dominate the northern skyline. More Guests fall alseep to the sound of rushing water, while by day they explore one of the driest deserts in the world. The camp's eight unique canvas and thatched chalets, each with its own en-suite bathroom, show great attnetion to detail; the elevated decks and simple structures of wood, canvas and thatch create a camp that is at one with its surroundings. The dining room and pool look out over the Kunene River. Activities here are varied, including boating (seasonal), walking, viewing breathtaking landscapes,as well as carefully guided quad-bike excursions that tread lightly on the dunes. In this isolated region, the Himba people continue their nomadic, traditional way of life and when in the area, offer guests the opportunity to learn about their lifestyle and traditions. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
Serra Cafema Camp Hotel Kaokoland
Location
Namibia > Kunene Region > Kaokoland
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
Serra Cafema Camp Hotel Kaokoland
Location
Namibia > Kunene Region > Kaokoland
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Traveller (192)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (15)
Dining (14)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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mp6644
5 November 2016|
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris | Property representative |
Dear Mp6644, Thank you for your question, we are all very excited about the upcoming renovations and cant wait to share our new facilities with you and all our guests. If everything goes according to plan we hope to have... More
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welwyntune
28 April 2015|
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris | Property representative |
Thank you … for your question. Game viewing in this area is limited to small herds of gemsbok, springbok and Hartmann's mountain zebra. The Kunene River has a large population of Nile crocodiles. Burchell's courser and... More
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Room Tips
"All rooms have a magnificent view."
EmotionsTraveler
3 weeks ago
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"do not go there if you need to be always connected!!!"
AlidaC215
18 Sep 2017
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"Try to get a room by the river as some of the rooms away from the river have sun all day and get very hot"
226BarbaraH
13 May 2017
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"All the rooms are the same layout, though not all are on the river. We had room 7 which was terrific"
mikeg878
01 Jan 2017
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