Uis Guesthouse is situated in the heart of Uis – the old mining settlement, a mere 30min drive away from the famous Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain.
We offer 4 standard and 5 luxury rooms, as well as 3 double-storey suites for guests wanting to indulge in a comfortable stay-over close to Brandberg. All of the rooms are en-suite and equipped with twin beds, dressing table, air conditioning, and mosquito nets. Their interior design boasts of a rustic farmers flair with a modern and clean touch, combining stylish luxury and elegant cuisine.
Uis Guesthouse is a bed & breakfast, offering more than usual by providing guests with a delicious breakfast buffet, dinner (on request, they serve homemade African cuisine and facilities ranging from laundry services to “anything else that guests might ask for“. This includes a free airstrip shuttle service and wheelchair-friendly accommodation).
Our Guesthouse and its surroundings invite you to explore the beautiful nature of Damaraland and the majestic Brandberg. We offer full-day Brandberg excursions, sundowner, and elephant drives, sleep-outs, and for the more active traveller e-Fatbiking and excursions all the way up to Königstein, the summit of Brandberg, the highest mountain in Namibia.
Our 4 standard rooms are situated around the main house. They are all en-suite (shower, washbasin, toilet).
All rooms are equipped with twin beds, dressing table, air conditioning, and mosquito nets.
Our 5 luxury rooms are more spacious than the standard rooms with the option of putting in an extra bed. They are all en-suite (shower, washbasin, toilet).
All rooms are equipped with twin beds, dressing table, lounge chair, air conditioning, and mosquito nets.
Our 3 suites are double-storey with a built-in wooden deck as the bedroom and lounge area and bathroom at the ground level. They are all en-suite and equipped with twin beds, dressing table, air conditioning, and mosquito nets.
The lounge area consists of a sleeper couch and lounge chairs, a TV (satellite/cable), a fridge and a tea & coffee station.
NB. Our suites are not wheel-chair friendly.
24 hodinová Ostraha, Stanoviště Aktivit, Eco Friendly, Přístup k Internetu (Bezplatné), Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Bazén, Restaurace, Secure Parking
Klimatizace, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Elektrické Zásuvky, En-Suite, Fén, Přístup k Internetu (Bezplatné), Prádelna (k Dispozici), Moskytiéry, Čistě Bavlněné Povlečení, Sprcha, Veranda, Wheelchair Friendly
Doprava na Letiště (zdarma), Kreditní Karta
After an early breakfast, we set out completely cross-country through dry riverbeds due west towards the Brandberg mountain. We explore parts of the Ugab river in search of the desert-adapted elephants and go for a quick swim in one of the permanent pools on the foot of the mountain, includes picnic lunch, water and soft drinks.
The rate for this activity per person is N$ 1200.00 and a minimum of 2 pax have to book the excursion.
We depart on a scenic nature drive in a 4x4 safari vehicle to a beautiful sunset spot. Here we relax and enjoy the breath-taking views, some sundowner drinks and snacks are included in the drive.
The rate for this activity per person is N$ 600.00 and a minimum of 2 pax have to book the sundowner drive.
A 2-3 hours' game drive departing from the guesthouse towards the Brandberg Mountain both in the morning or afternoon. We explore the sandy riverbed in search of the elusive desert-adapted elephants. The drive includes drinking water.
The rate for this activity per person is N$ 600.00 and a minimum of 2 pax have to book the elephant drive.
A2-3 hour guided e-fat bike trip departing from the guesthouse towards the Brandberg. Explore the area close up, riding fat-bikes on jeep tracks, single tracks and cycling through river beds surrounding the Brandberg mountain. The drive includes drinking water.
The rate for this activity per person is N$ 250.00 and a minimum of 2 pax have to book the e-fat bikes.
Our Brandberg hiking experiences are strictly subject to availability and need to be booked at least 4 weeks prior to arrival. It is advisable to book the first night at Uis Guesthouse for introduction, preparations and for the big hike.
The package is only available to a group of min.4 pax and includes the following:
-all necessary permits
-backpack and sleeping equipment
-food and water
Required Fitness Level:
The terrain requires proper footwear, some balance and hard work. The Brandberg is no easy climb and is taxing on the legs and body.
This activity is priced as follows:
-1 night (per person) at N$ 4800.00
-2 nights (per person) at N$ 5200
Accommodation for our guests is provided in modern dome style tents. The tents provide comfortable beds consisting of a stretcher, a fully made up bedroll, and a pillow. When it does decide to get chilly, especially during winter time we supply extra blankets for our guest’s ultimate comfort. We provide ablutions and ensure privacy as well as comfort in the wildest of locations.
The adventure starts as a sundowner drive in the late afternoon. After the sundowner, the clients will be taken to the camp which has been set up prior to their arrival. The guests can enjoy a refreshing drink while sitting around the fireplace. Later in the evening, a warm supper will be prepared on the fire. The package is only available to a group of min.4 pax and includes the following soft drinks, mineral water, beer, and wine.
After dinner, the guests can enjoy sitting around the fire while listening to the sounds of the wild and gazing at the stars above. As dawn breaks, our day begins with hot filter coffee/tea and rusks
around the fire. The guests will then be transferred back to the guesthouse in time for a scrumptious breakfast before they depart for their next destination. The normal per person rates of DBB according to the guest's room category is applied.
We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. For any travellers not staying at the guesthouse, lunch has to be pre-booked and a set menu will be served.
We serve elegant cuisine, our chef and kitchen staff work around the clock to provide you with delicious meals.