South Africa

!Xaus Lodge

From $335 /person

A unique eco-retreat in Kgalagadi, offers stargazing and cultural experiences in Africa's wilderness.

!Xaus Lodge, perched on a saltpan in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, harmoniously integrates 12 chalets with the desert. Offering game drives, guided walks, and visits to the local ‡Khomani craft village, it stands as Africa's sole Dark Sky Sanctuary. Pronounced 'kaus,' the lodge provides a unique desert experience for eco-tourists in the Kalahari. With a cozy lounge, art shop, expansive observation deck for stargazing, refreshing pool, and a comforting boma fire, it's an ideal haven to appreciate the silent beauty of the night.

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