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Owned by the Ohlthaver & List Group, which was founded in 1919, O&L Leisure Hotels & Lodges is a proudly Namibian hospitality company. O&L Leisure is committed to offering guests a unique, genuine sense-of-place experience. A warm, down-to-earth nature, and love of the country turns staying at the resorts into an unparalleled experience.
PO Box 2190, Windhoek, Namibia | Central Reservations T + 264-61-207-5360 | F + 264-88-652-3230 | www.ol-leisure.com
Windhoek Lager supports Save The Rhino International
As a leading supporter and sponsor in the fight against rhino poaching in Namibia, subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) […]
Solar power at Chobe Water Villas
The Olthaver & List group is involved in the consistent adaptation of its leisure establishments to be more ecologically friendly through the use of solar power. The group recently turned their attention to Chobe Water Villas, an O&L lodge situated in the north of Namibia in the Zambezi region.
Camelthorn: A Celebration of Proudly Namibian Beer
The Camelthorn brand proudly celebrates its one year anniversary since the launch of its new look in July 2017, with the inclusion of the Urbock variant […]
NBL brings Strongbow to Namibia
Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – has once again proven its commitment to its vision of being […]
Strand Hotel Swakopmund
Strand Hotel Swakopmund: Where the Namib dunes meet the Atlantic Ocean With its extensive and entertaining Restaurants, Bars, Lounges, Deli, sea facing Terraces and Conference & […]
Chobe Water Villas
Chobe Water Villas: A paradise 50,000 elephants call home and where two mighty African rivers meet Chobe Water Villas, an exclusive and intimate “boutique” Lodge is […]
Mokuti Etosha Lodge
Mokuti Etosha Lodge: The closest lodge to Etosha National Park Mokuti Etosha Lodge in Namibia is the perfect venue for travellers wanting to explore the famous […]
Midgard Country Estate
Midgard Country Estate: The ideal family hideaway Midgard Country Estate is an ideal family hide-away, a first or last stop for international visitors, the perfect venue […]
Midgard Country Estate undergoing renovations
On its journey of upgrading and enhancing the experience of its guests, Midgard Country Estate – part of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Leisure portfolio – has started with renovations on 15 January this year.
Three days in Swakopmund
The town of Swakopmund is beyond time, as if it has slipped in between the centuries like a joker in a pack of cards. With its old German flavour and extreme desert location, it is a charming anomaly.
HAN Tourism Awards gala honours star performers in tourism
Tourism is everyone’s business, and Namibia’s tourism family once again demonstrated commitment, passion and team-work aimed at advancing Namibia as destination of choice globally. As has become tradition, the Hospitality Association of Namibia hosts an annual tourism awards gala to help honour and celebrate the top performers in the industry.
The Dune Five – Five tiny critters to find in the desert
Previously we looked at the Lagoon Five, now we’re moving on to the Dune Five. This list includes some tiny critters that are too often overlooked when visiting the dunes of the Namib Desert.
giants, kings and skies on fire
O&L Energy introduces invader bush as the future of energy in Namibia
The Minister of Agriculture, Water & Forestry (MAWF), John Mutorwa visited the Teufelsbach farm on Wednesday, 10 August, on invitation of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group’s subsidiaries, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) and Organic Energy Solutions. The Minister was officially introduced to O&L Energy’s latest innovation that converts invader bush to energy.
Surfing the dunes next to Strand Hotel Swakopmund
Namibia has an abundance of sand, so what better way to utilize it than creating our own version of snowboarding? A few enterprising winter sport enthusiasts realized that it was possible to sled down the sand dunes on thin wooden boards. Sand boarding quickly became a national pastime, and a few years after this discovery someone got the idea that you could strap a snowboard to your feet and go “dune boarding.”
From Strand Hotel to Sandwich Harbour
Strand Hotel Swakopmund is situated along the Namibian coast, making it the ideal base from which to explore the surroundings. Not too far from Swakopmund you will find Sandwich Harbour, one of Namibia’s wetland wonders and top birding destinations.
Private sector teams up with the government to save rhinos
The private sector has teamed up with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in a project which is aimed at saving Namibia’s rhino population.
The Lagoon Five – Namibia’s coastal Big Five
Most of us have heard of the “Big Five”, which include the lion, buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros and elephant, but have you ever heard of the “Lagoon Five”? The Lagoon Five refers to the Big Five of the Namibian coast, which includes some less popular,but by no means less spectacular, animals.
Q & A with Strand Hotel Swakopmund
In 2015 the luxurious Strand Hotel Swakopmund opened. It was by far the most costly hotel project in the history of the country. In anticipation of visitors from all over the world that have not yet been to Swakopmund, or those that would simply like to know more about the quaint town, Strand Hotel decided to answer a few frequently asked questions.
Explore Swakopmund on horseback
It is said that the Strand Hotel Swakopmund is the most ambitious hotel project in the history of Namibia. It has 125 rooms and is recognized as a four star hotel and the reason for this huge investment made by O&L Leisure is all the activities in and around Swakopmund. The Strand Hotel Swakopmund recommends exploring Namibia on horseback the next time you pay them a visit.
Top 10 new things to try at the coast
The top 10 new activities to try on your next visit to the Namibian coast!
Strand Hotel Swakopmund officially opens
Today is the big day! The long-awaited Strand Hotel Swakopmund is officially opening its doors. At 12:00 today the brand new Strand Hotel situated at the Swakopmund Mole will start its new journey.
Strand Hotel: The legacy continues
Sunday Sermons and Decorated Calves' Heads - THE LEGACY OF THE OLD STRAND HOTEL Text Edward Jenkins | Photographs Courtesy of the Sam Cohen Library, Swakopmund […]
Go Green! | O&L embraces Environmental Week
Go Green! Main Photo: O&L Environmental Manager, Stefanus Gariseb standing by the official Environmental Week poster That is the new war cry of everyone from food […]
Breaking ground at Strand Hotel
Last week, Olthaver & List, owners of the Strand Hotel in Swakopmund, held the ground-breaking ceremony for the project which will cost approximately N$340 million by […]
Windhoek area: Midgard Country Estate
Fully revamped empire of the people by Marita van Rooyen Arriving at Midgard Country Estate after a scenic drive past giraffes, black-faced impalas and large numbers […]