A luxury desert getaway. Stay at &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge in Namibia and experience five star accommodations overlooking the Namib Desert and the Namib Sand Sea, a recently inscribed UNESCO World Heritage site that is the only coastal fog desert in the world. Ten, private, stone and glass villas have magnificent views of the desert plains and dunes with a private veranda, split-level bedroom and living room with fireplace, an ensuite glass-encased bathroom and outdoor shower. As Africa’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, the rooms have special star-viewing skylights to take full advantage of this. Activities include guided nature hikes, ballooning, quad biking adventures, and nearby cave exploration.