Ai Aiba Lodge

Central Highlands, Namibia

At a Glance

  • Get lost in the Erongo Mountains, where ancient bushman rock paintings are found amidst the towering boulders.

  • Trek through the primal landscape on a guided walk and connect with nature as you wander.

  • Admire the dramatic backdrop of the Erongo Mountains from your private terrace.

  • Watch as the graceful oryx come to quench their thirst at the lodge's waterhole, perhaps with a cold beer in hand.

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All year round destination, although the best time to visit the Central Highlands is from May to September as the temperature is tolerably cool, especially at night. The optimum game viewing times are between June and November. The land will have dried out meaning animals must again come to waterholes to drink. Summer (November to April) also known as the rainy season is best time to travel for bird watching as migratory birds (both intra-African and Palaearctic) flock into the park's many habitats after the summer rains.

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Ai Aiba lodge is located in the heart of the Central Highlands boasting incredible views over the beautiful Erongo Mountain range. This area is famed for its bushman rock paintings as well as offering plenty of great walking opportunities too.

A few nights at Ai Aiba Lodge, as part of a longer itinerary allows visitors the chance to relax and take their time exploring the area while enjoying the incredible surrounding landscapes. There are 20 en suite rooms in total all with their own private patio and seating area. The rooms are decorated in African style with wooden furniture and African paintings on the walls.

Meals are all served in the main restaurant which also houses the bar and lounge area, welcoming guests to relax after a day exploring. In the gardens there is an inviting swimming pool which offers a welcome relief especially during the hotter months between November and March.

There are a number of activities to be enjoyed from Ai Aiba lodge including nature drives to bushman rock art sites, guided and self guided walks for varying levels of fitness and short sundowner walks which are ideal for those seeking the perfect sunset with a cold drink in hand.

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Location & directions

Central Highlands, Namibia

Ai Aiba is set at the foot of the Erongo Mountains in Namibia's central highlands.

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