Naries Namakwa Retreat

Guest House | Western Cape | South Africa Naries Namakwa Retreat is a haven for those who love the outdoors and prefer an off-the-beaten-track destination.

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The retreat is on a 6,000-hectare private reserve, ideal for exploring the area's diverse flora and fauna.

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From: POA

Highlights & What to Expect

  • Stunning wildflower displays during spring.
  • You can view wildlife, including various antelope species and zebras.
  • Naries Namakwa Retreat provides an unmatched astronomical experience due to its isolation and low levels of light pollution.
  • Quiver tree forests.
  • Orange River rafting.
  • Shipwrecks.
  • Richtersveld.

Location & Setting

Naries Namakwa Retreat is near the town of Springbok in South Africa's isolated West Coast region. It is built on a reserve and offers vistas across the harsh but beautiful landscape. The area is famous for the explosion of wildflowers during spring. It is a drive of over six hours from Cape Town. Guests are recommended to overnight halfway.


Guests are accommodated in three luxury Namakwa Moutain Suites, five classic suites in the Manor House, and two luxury cottages. The Gemsbok Lapa rounds out the accommodation offering of ten units. Rooms offer varying degrees of luxury, but all have en-suite facilities and are air-conditioned. It is one of the finest accommodations in this part of South Africa.


The central areas are in the Manor House. These include a lounge, a large dining area, and a porch with landscape views. Naries does not have a public restaurant. Meals are carefully prepared based on guest preference. All dietary types are catered to, provided the retreat has advance notice of requirements.






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