Kalahari Anib Lodge, Mariental, Namibia nestles in a lush green oasis under high palm trees, set amidst the red dunes of the spectacular Kalahari Desert. This region of Namibia is notable for the green acacias and yellow grasses that grow in the red sand.
The lodge name can be translated as 'male bird' in the local Nama language, people who are predominantly found in the southern regions of Namibia. Birds play a significant role in their mythology.
There are no special activities specifically for children, however, the lodge is flexible. Families with young children can request shorter events. Special kids meals are also available on demand. The Lodge offers 36 rooms with a private veranda set aside for tour groups. For individual travellers, there are 19 rooms available with views of the open savannah and a separate swimming pool.
For Breakfast, guests can enjoy a buffet style layout which offers a variety of different; fruits, cereals, toast and preserves as well as fresh-baked bread and a cooked breakfast. There are also fruit juices, tea and coffee on offer to all guests. Lunch is usually a light meal such as a salad or sandwiches, which can be chosen from the 'a la carte' menu. Dinner is usually a 3-course meal, served between 7.30 pm-10 pm.
Wildlife includes springbok, gemsbok and ostrich. Jackal, hare and porcupine inhabit the dunes and dune valleys of the Kalahari Desert as well. This region of Namibia is also home to the Kori Bustard, the largest flying bird of all, massive colonies of weaver birds are resident on the lodge's grounds.
The contact numbers to make a reservation at Kalahari Anib Lodge are:
• Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
• Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
• Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.
Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.