Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options - stunning pool with a view over the stark desert landscape near Sossusvlei, Namibia

Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options

You wont believe the quality and range of Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options. Our vast knowledge of the best destinations and best places to stay plus our long-term relationships with local contacts will ensure you stay at the best places with excellent value for your money.

Our Southern Africa Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options range from roof top tents to self-catering chalets, community campsites to home stays, thatched rondavels to guest houses, mountain cottages to tree houses, wilderness camps to luxury lodges, heritage buildings to farm stays. We will find you quality accommodation to suit your budget.

Here we showcase some of our favourite self-drive accommodation and camping options to give you taste of where you can stay and what you can experience on your tailor-made African safari.

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Breath-taking locations

Amazing view of the Desert Homestead Outpost pool and view over the desert, Namibia, Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options
Desert Homestead Outpost, Namibia
Sossusvlei dune pool with Gembsok in the desert in the background, Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options
Sossus Dune Lodge, Namibia
Hoodia Lodge deck looking on to the mountain of the Namib desert, Namibia - Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options
Hoodia Lodge, Namibia
Storms River chalets over looking the dramatic ocean - Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options
Storms River, South Africa
Cape Agulhas stunning chalet set amidst fynbos vegetation, South Africa - Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options
Cape Agulhas, South Africa
Table Mountain Wash Houses with Table Mountain bandits table cloth in the background, South Africa - Southern Africa self-drive accommodation options
Table Mountain Wash Houses, South Africa

Spectacular views

Camp Figtree, South Africa
Camp Figtree, South Africa
Dolomite Camp, Etosha, Namibia
Dolomite Camp, Etosha, Namibia
Grootberg Lodge, Namibia
Grootberg Lodge, Namibia

Amazing pools

Grootberg Lodge's incredible pool with a view of the valley behind it, Namibia.
Grootberg Lodge, Namibia
Hog Hollow Country Lodge's pool with the mountains of the Garden Route behind it, South Africa
Hog Hollow Country Lodge, South Africa
Dolomite Camp's Plunge Pool, Etosha, Namibia
Dolomite Camp Plunge Pool, Etosha, Namibia

Comfort and style

Hog Hollow Country Lodge stylish room interior, South Africa
Hog Hollow County Lodge, South Africa
Kalahari Anib Lodge comfy room interior, Namibia
Kalahari Anib Lodge, Namibia
Rooiputs Lodge beautiful room interior, Botswana
Rooiputs Lodge, Botswana

Time to relax

Sossusvlei Lodge, Namibia
Sossusvlei Lodge, Namibia
Palmwag, Namibia
Palmwag Lodge, Namibia
Camp Figtree view, South Africa
The Delight gardens, Namibia

Family fun

A funky family room at The Delight, Namibia
The Delight, Namibia
A stylish family room at Kalahari Farmstall, South Africa
Kalahari Farmstall, South Africa
Our son Kai as a baby looking at the view from Kalahari tented camp, great value for money family accommodation in South Africa
Kalahari tented camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa


Amazing locations

An A-Frame shelter at a wilderness camp site, Botswana
Wilderness camp sites, Botswana
Our 4WD with roof top tent all set up at Rooiputs Campsite, Botswana
Rooiputs Campsite, Botswana
Our 4WD self drive vehicle at Third bridge camping, Moremi Botswana
Third Bridge, Moremi, Botswana

Fabulous pools

The super funky pool at Planet Baobab Swimming pool, Botswana
Planet Baobab, Botswana
The stunning pool at Hoada campsite nestled right amongst the granite boulders, Namibia, self drive accommodation options
Hoada campsite, Namibia
The big pool to cool off in at Okaukuejo Rest Camp, Etosha, Namibia
Okaukuejo Rest Camp, Etosha, Namibia

Funky campsites

The entrance and office at Sossusvlei Campsite, Namibia
Sossusvlei Campsite, Namibia
The picturesque walkway to Olifantsrus waterhole hide from the campsite, Etosha, Namibia, self drive accommodation options
Olifantsrus waterhole and campsite, Etosha, Namibia
The funky Hoada Campsite Kitchen built right into the landscape, Namibia, Self-drive accommodation options
Hoada Campsite Kitchen, Namibia

Read more about self-drive travel in southern Africa in our blogs

Self drive Southern Africa
Cape Point self drive
Sossusvlei Self drive Namibia
A 3 night self-drive safari in Kruger – how lucky can you be?
A day in the life of a self-drive safari
Sossusvle Sand Dunes, self drive Namibia
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Wilderness Camps – exclusive yet affordable comfort
Namibia self drive tour – easy and comfortable
A 3 night self-drive safari in Kruger - how lucky can you be?
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The words 'Namibia self-drive itineraries' set over an imagine of two 4WDs travelling in convoy through the Namibian desert landscape
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