KLEIN AUS VISTA - DESERT HORSE INNJust east of Aus, Klein Aus Vista lodge is nestled in the granite-gneiss hills with magnificent views of the landscape. This is the area where the Namib Desert begins to merge with golden grasses, where wild horses roam free and people once gathered with diamond dreams. Klein Aus Vista provides the perfect base to explore south-western Namibia, as a destination in itself or a perfect halfway stop en route from the canyon to the red dunes of Sossusvlei or vice versa. It's a peaceful, private and friendly enclave with a choice of fine accommodation including Desert Horse Inn, Eagle's Nest chalets several kilometres away, the rustic Geisterschlucht Cabin and a secluded campsite. Rediscover freedom at this family-run lodge where the spirit of the wild horses of the Namib is embodied. Desert Horse Inn is the convenient and comfortable accommodation option in walking distance to the restaurant.
The attractive and airy rooms are built in a style indicative of the late century farmhouse and painted a deep, rich sienna that glows alluringly in the late afternoon sunshine. Put up feet on your veranda enjoying Klein Aus calm, partake in a day or sunset drive or explore the numerous mountain-bike and walking trails that skirt the rocky hills. Here you will discover old WWI ramparts, an old Hudson motorcar riddled with bullet holes from an almost-forgotten shoot-out with diamond smugglers, viewpoints with extraordinary vistas, springbok on the plains and, if lucky, klipspringer poised on the rocky slopes. Further afield, visit the wild horses at the Garub waterhole, 30km to the east, and the old diamond mining town of Kolmanskop and Lüderitz, 100km onwards. Return in the late afternoon to Klein Aus peace. Relax on the upstairs wooden deck, around the fireplace in the cosy lounge or at the Wild Horse bar until you cannot resist the enticing supper aromas any longer. Outside the sky will be alight with streaks of sunset colour until the twinkling stars and moon appear. And with them lie the promise of a good night's sleep and the anticipation of a new day.
S 26˚ 39.121 E 16˚ 14.608
|Rates N$ per person incl. VAT & Bed Levy||Double room B&B||Single room B&B|
|Season 2014: 1 July 2014 - 31 December 2014||N$ 865.00||N$ 1075.00|
|Season 2015: 1 January 2015 - 31 October 2015||N$ 910.00||N$ 1125.00|
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- • Credit Card: Visa, Master
- • 30 Rooms (20 Twin, 7 Triple & 3 Family Rooms)
- • Scenic Sunset Drive
- • Desert Tour (leaving early in the morning)
- • Hiking Trails
- • Mountain Bike Trails
- • Day trip to Lüderitz and Kolmanskop
- • Fans
- • En-suite bathrooms, showers
- • Safe
- • Veranda
- • Tea / Coffee Facilities
- • Veranda
Fax: +264 63 258021
- Children are most welcome at all our venues. Children up to 5 years old are free of charge; for children between the age of 6 and 13 years we charge 50 per cent of the B&B rate. For teenagers 13 years and older we charge the adult rates.