where to stay / Mariental

Mariental forms part of the Kalahari Desert and is famous for : Hardap dam – 25km2 in extent when full Popular resort for water sports Artesian water Sheep farming Goliath heron, fairy flycatcher Sweet thorn (Acacia karoo) Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) Gras Game Lodge You will find the Gras Game Lodge about 230km south of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Game can be seen in abundance, it freely roams the savannah and bush land. The beautiful main house was built in 1906 by the well-known Mr Woermann, and is now restored to its former glory, with modern facilities added. All guest rooms have en-suite bathrooms. A sundowner on the airy veranda or in the bar, lets you re-live the events and impressions of the day before. Dinner is served in the stylish dining room. The Fish River, its banks are definitely something to see and experience. This area is historically very interesting. There are numerous remnants from the time... read more  Read More

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