Opuwo is the capital of the Kunene region in north-western Namibia. Population 12 000.

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ABBA guesthouse

Accessible, Beautiful, Budget Accommodation. Clean, ensuite bathrooms, hot water, free internet, TV in reception room, in center of Opuwo. From N$80 per person per night. Visit us on the web to see photos of guesthouse, town and area - Himba villages, Epupa waterfalls, Marien Fluss, Desert Elephants, Van Zyl's pass and more. Profits from ABBA go towards running a feeding scheme in Opuwo for between 50 and 150 orphans and vulnerable children daily. We also use profits to send teaching teams to Himba villages and will soon start drilling water wells in some remote villages.

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Kunene Village Rest Camp

Solar hot water, friendly staff. Guides can be arranged for visits to local Himba villages or to Epupa Falls. Campsite run as a non-profit enterprise by Namibian NGO supporting local communities by providing training and advice on rural development and nature conservation. Profits from camping go towards providing workshops and other training for conservancy members around NW Kunene.

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Facebook Bar

The place to be on Friday nights. Loud music and all the locals. Drinks are seldom cold and occasionally sold out. Buy at other shebeens nearby and bring in, nobody will care.

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Ohakane Lodge

Ugly from the outside, very nice inside. Pool, lapa, good breakfast and friendly staff. Aircon and TV in every room.

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Kaokoland Restaurant

The only "standard" restaurant in town. The outside area is a nice spot to watch people selling their wares.

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