A Hidden Gem
Otjimbondona, meaning “the place where the small camel thorn trees grow” in the Herero language, was bought by the Slaney family in 1923 to farm with sheep and cattle. Wilfried and Anita, took over the farm in 2008 as the third generation of cattle and sheep farming Slaneys and are welcoming guests to their boutique lodge, Otjimbondona Kalahari. Cradled amongst Camel thorn trees with vistas of undulating Kalahari landscapes, Otjimbondona Lodge offers those seeking tranquility, exclusivity and luxury the ideal African retreat.
Otjimbondona is a boutique lodge situated on a 3000 hectare Private Nature Reserve in the Namibian Kalahari. The lodge is located just 120km south east of Windhoek – a perfect spot to start or end a safari in Namibia. The Kalahari Desert covers eastern and southern Namibia, large parts of Botswana and the north-western area of South Africa.