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Serra Cafema

Serra Cafema is surrounded by ever-changing landscapes and endless vistas across stark plains, ancient valleys, rugged peaks and desolate coastline.

Set amongst shady trees on the banks of the Kunene River, the only permanent water source in the region, that creates a winding band of green and a natural boundary with Angola. Serra Cafema is one of the most remote camps in the extreme north west.  Its Portuguese name originating from the mountains that dominate the northern skyline.

The luxury accommodation comprises of eight large canvas and thatch chalets that includes a family chalet. Built on spacious elevated decks chalets blend seamlessly into the picturesque surrounds. With a mix of luxury and rustic elements chalets include en-suite facilities with flush WC, double basin and indoor and outdoor shower; ceiling fans, mosquito net and private viewing deck with uninterrupted views across to Angola.  Nestled amongst the shady Albida trees the main area of the camp is elevated on wooden decks with magnificent views over the riverine vegetation and palm trees of the Kunene River. There are various dining areas, a sunken lounge, library, bar, plunge pool and viewing decks.

Style

Canvas and Thatch Chalets

Rooms

8 including one family unit

Open Season

Open all year

Safari Experience

Offering a journey of contrasts in this quiet, majestic beauty, activities at Serra Cafema include nature drives, viewing breathtaking landscapes, carefully guided quad biking excursions, boating on the Kunene river (seasonal), fishing, walks in the valley and waterfalls, a day outing to the Marienfluss Valley and star gazing.  In this isolated region, the Himba people continue their nomadic, traditional way of life and when in the area, offer guests the opportunity to learn about their lifestyle and traditions.

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