Desert Whisper is a truly unique property located in the stunning Namib region in Namibia. “The Namib” is a famous coastal desert of Khoekhoegowab origin. Its name means “vast place” and that is indeed what guest might expect when visiting this amazing region. The Namib spans an area of more than 2,000 kilometres along the Atlantic coasts of Namibia, Angola and South Africa. Its desert, “The Namib Desert” is famous for being the oldest desert in the world – around 43 million years old – and for its raw and sheer beauty. It got its present form about 2 million years ago and today it is an immense area of moving gravel plains and dunes of all shapes and sizes. It is one of the planet’s most extreme wildernesses and one of its most beautiful places at the same time.
The invigorating feeling of space in the desert is emphasised by the golden glow of the Namib, which extends to the horizon, and is fringed by the contours of the Naukluft Mountains in the distance. It is here, and with those views, that you can discover the Desert Whisper. This one-of-a-kind property is one of the most luxurious stays in Namibia. Creatively constructed in the shape of a half-oval circle, it boasts sublime desert views. There is only one room at Desert Whisper – but room is not the right word. Desert Whisper is one big private villa, which offers total privacy and a sense of desolation that you can only find in the Namib Desert.
The property is part of The Gondwana Collection Namibia, which combines hospitality with nature conservation and social commitment in a sustainable manner. It is accessible from its sister property the Namib Desert Lodge. Desert Whisper is located about 60 km north of Sesriem.
Rooms And Suites
Desert Whisper consists out of just one one-bedroom villa, which features an open-plan living area with a fully-equipped kitchen with well-stocked bar, a big lounge and dining area, and the bedroom in the middle. Views from everywhere in the 100 square meter villa are simply brilliant. Desert Whisper is a property inspired by nature and natural shapes. The exterior of the half-oval circle is made from metal and has an otherworldly, moonlike look and feel. The interior is bright and lots of wood and earthy tones give it a natural and tranquilizing atmosphere. Floor to ceiling windows provide frontal and breath-taking views on the beautiful desert and the mountains. And there’s more: there is a small terrace just outside the indoor lounge area with hanging lounge chairs, a big terrace in front of the kitchen with a private barbecue, and a personal plunge pool which is located one level below the villa. Of course, all of them provide total privacy as well as excellent views.
Hotel Assets And Experiences
Desert Whisper is a luxurious retreat that has truly been designed for pleasant and undisturbed togetherness. A place to celebrate love and life in the desert, one with the natural surroundings. It is a good idea to spend as much time as possible in and around the villa, but it’s also possible to do a scenic morning drive, a sundowner drive, a Sossusvlei excursion or a guided E-bike tour.
All meals, snacks and local drinks are included and your dedicated personal host arranges the meals. Desert luxury at its best!
There is a huge fridge in the villa where your breakfast, lunch and dinner will be stocked. The fridge is well stocked with drinks as well, but there is a spirits chariot, separate wine fridge, another fridge by the pool, and several bottles spread around the villa. Indeed, it is virtually impossible to get hungry or thirsty here.
Desert Whisper is a remarkable and ultra-romantic property located at one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The uniquely designed private villa is perched on a hill in the Namib Dessert and offers a chance to celebrate nature and life in total privacy and with the ultimate luxury.
Each and every moment, whether that is waking up with one of the most beautiful sunrises on the planet or sipping from a cocktail in the private plunge pool, will be on the remember.
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Written by Sven & Ellen