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Zannier Hotels Sonop

Karas Region, Namibia


"Stay nestled high above the Namib Desert in a refined 1920s-style lodge."

Wellness Ecotourism Hideaway

Zannier Hotels Sonop is a luxurious tented camp nestled at the Southern extremity of the Namib Desert in Namibia. Designed as a refined experience from the 1920s, this out-of-the-ordinary lodge offers a perfect retreat in a stunning panoramic desert landscape. Constructed on top of boulders, the ten spacious tents aim to offer a unique desert getaway. Whether it’s a hot air balloon excursion or breathtaking hikes across this private reserve, this lodge has an adventure for everyone.


Golden-age desert exploration.

Rooms + Suites

Zannier Hotels Sonop’s rooms are all fully air-conditioned and provide stunning views of the Namid desert horizon, fully equipped with telescopes for game spotting from the comfort of your accommodation. The bedrooms feature four-poster beds with king mattresses, distinct living areas, large desks, vintage chests of drawers to store all travelers’ belongings, and en-suite bathrooms. Each accommodation’s bathroom is built around a central bathtub and features a rain shower, double vanity, elegant amenities, dressing table, and separate toilet.

Pool + Gym

The lodge’s heated outdoor infinity pool offers a superb view over the desert. Guests are also invited to take advantage of their equipped fitness room with free weights, benches and barbells, and a variety of cardio equipment. Yoga and meditation sessions are made available to all guests.


Zannier Hotels Sonop’s wellness experience takes place in two double treatment rooms. All treatments feature the handpicked natural and organic ingredients to deliver outstanding and long-lasting results. A relaxation area is also available for guests before and after treatments.


In addition to a la carte breakfasts in the mornings, guests are also invited to a gala-style dinner every evening. Zannier’s butlers serve a delicious five-course meal at their expansive communal table amidst the desert.


Zannier Hotels Sonop’s Cocktail & Cigar Lounge is elegantly furnished with a billiard table and parlor games taking center stage. And overlooking the desert, the pool bar offers drinks and small bites.

Who's it for?

Zannier Hotels Sonop is ideal for anyone looking for an off-the-radar desert getaway. Between its unique location, colorful adventure offerings, and cushy accommodations, this lodge should be at the top of any safari enthusiast’s must-see destinations.


Zannier Hotels Sonop is located in the middle of the Namib Desert, accessible by their private airstrip approximately one hour from Hosea Kutako International Airport. Guests are also a three-hour scenic ground transfer from the iconic Sossusvlei Dune.

Agent's Tips

Zannier's guided excursions include horseriding, private dune dining, electric fat-bike or walking trails, hot air balloon safari, and private sunset safaris.

Zannier Hotels Sonop invites guests to enjoy their open-air cinema experience for a screening experience under the stars.

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