This upmarket guesthouse in a quiet central area of Windhoek offers the facilities of a larger hotel, but with greater intimacy and personalised service – so is a perfect place to relax before or after a safari.
The Olive Grove's unostentatiously elegant rooms are tastefully and individually decorated, with stylish furniture and fittings; each one has an en suite bathroom, air-conditioning, satellite television, IDD telephone, minibar, tea and coffee-making facilities, room safe, 100% cotton bed linen and robes, and a down duvet. There are 11 rooms in total; all have double or twin beds; some have a more modern, open-style bathroom, while others are more traditional. The overall feeling is one of comfort, with all the facilities for a pleasurable stay.
Breakfast is served on the verandah or in your room. In the restaurant the open-plan kitchen allows you to see meals being prepared, while enjoying a drink in the adjacent guest lounge. Lunch and dinner menus are fully à la carte – something unique for a guesthouse – and presentation is immaculate. Facilities include a bar, plunge pool and tranquil garden, WiFi internet access, a Wellness room offering a range of treatments, and laundry service. Numerous restaurants lie within easy reach, just a few minutes away in Windhoek's downtown area.
Available*: Jan-Dec* The dates shown are when the accommodation is generally available. Please enquire for specific availability.
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This 37-day comprehensive itinerary, which visits no less than seven countries, delivers the ultimate African safari experience and a wealth of contrasts. Travel to some of Africa’s best National Parks and stay in a range of classic lodges, hotels and tented camps on this wildlife trip of a lifetime.
When to go: Apr-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 37 days
Price inc. flights: From £16,495 pp
Tailor-made trip idea
Few trips venture as far as Namibia’s northern border, but this innovative itinerary employs a combination of self-drive and guided safari to visit famed Etosha and the Caprivi en route to Africa’s Four Corners – where Namibia, Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe meet – ending at Chobe and Victoria Falls.
When to go: Jun-Oct
Duration inc. flights: 16 days
Price inc. flights: From £4,795 pp
Tailor-made trip idea
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The pleasant, relatively modern city of Windhoek is Namibia’s capital, and is the starting point of most wildlife safaris. A small city of contrasts, it combines modern Europe with modern Africa, together with a sprinkling of attractive old buildings of German architecture.