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The Olive Exclusive is an intimate boutique hotel that lies in a tranquil corner of Namibia’s capital, Windhoek. It is something of an ultra-luxurious sanctuary comprising 7 luxurious Suites: 4 Premier Suites and 3 Junior Suites. The style is cool, contemporary and stylish, yet with a warm authentic African soul. Its sleek, modern lines are complemented by organic textures, natural furnishings, an eco-friendly approach and dedicated personal service.
The suites are individually-decorated reflecting different Namibian regions. Each has its own lounge area with fireplace, dining room (for private dining), air-conditioning, high definition satellite TV, iPod docking station and Wi-Fi access.
Wide glass doors open onto spacious decks where you can relax on a shady daybed, enjoy al fresco lunches or take a dip in your own private plunge pool (premium suites only). The extra-length beds are dressed in crisp, pure-cotton linen. The Olive Exclusive boasts a quality restaurant which features a seasonal menu with inventive signature dishes. Food is elegant, inspired and always delicious.
There is a big elegant pool on the premises.
For late arrivals, there is a late-night menu.
It is an easy 20 minute walk to the city centre, or a seven minute drive.
Bathrooms supply an eco-friendly range of body products.
Each room has a laptop computer and free Wi-Fi.
The Olive Exclusive is 45 km away from Hosea Kutako International Airport.
Na’an ku se Lodge is Namibia’s first “charity” lodge, which combines conservation, responsible tourism and luxury accommodation. N/a’an ku sê means “God will protect us” in the San Bushman language, and their first love is the San people of Namibia. They employ San people from across Namibia to tend to guests which in turn adds to their socio-economic growth. Guests also have the opportunity to learn about the San culture.
The lodge is located only thirty minutes from Hosea Kutako International Airport along the Khomas Hochland (a part of the interior plateau of central Namibia) and amongst camelthorn trees and riverbeds. Accommodation includes six lavish en-suite chalets, each comprising of a delightful blend of local ethnicity and modern extravagance. Ranging from a 2 room unit to large 6-room units, there are various stand-alone villas. Each private villa has its own kitchen, lounge area and veranda with stunning views across the bushveld.
Na’an ku se Lodge is the brainchild of world-renowned conservationists, Rudie and Marlice van Vuuren, and is thus a well-built ecotourism haven. The lodge itself is crafted from ecologically clean material including solid logs and recycled glass.
The Lodge is situated in the Na’an ku se reserve that hosts a number of wild animals, some of which have been rehabilitated or rescued from conflict scenarios. Guests can experience wildlife through activities such as a full carnivore feeding tour, a baboon walk or going on a wilderness safari on horseback.
Together with a partner hotel, the Lodge offers a unique “spafari” experience where overnight guests get treated to a spa experience before embarking on a magical sunrise / sunset drive at the Zannier Reserve.
The epitome of ecotourism, the lodge teaches guests about human-wildlife conflict and habitat preservation so that every guest becomes a conservation expert!
Na’an ku se has a strong ethos regarding human interaction with wildlife so “selfies” with wildlife are not allowed on any of the activities. Guests may however take photos of the animals themselves.
The roads to and on the Na’an ku se Reserve are not tarred and the gravel gets bumpy after the rainy season.
Situated in Central Namibia, the cosmopolitan city of Windhoek serves as the capital of the country. It is home to an international airport and a plethora of restaurants, shops, entertainment venues and accommodation options. The city is clean, safe and well-organised, with a colonial legacy that is reflected in its many German eateries and shops, and the widespread use of the German language. Windhoek has an interesting mix of historical architecture and modern buildings, many of which are worth a look, including the Alte Feste an old fort, the 1896 Christuskirche Christ Church, and the more contemporary Supreme Court.