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Information on Ai Ais Resort Fish River Canyon

A guide to Ai Ais Resort, Fish River Canyon. Welcome to Ai Ais Resort in Fish River Canyon Namibia for all your accommodation needs. Ai Ais Resort in Fish River Canyon offers quality accommodation in Fish River Canyon Namibia for holiday or business travel. /Ai-/Ais, which means "burning water" in one of the local languages, refers to the sulphurous hot springs which are found in this area.

 

About the Ai Ais Resort

Ai Ais Hot Springs

Ai-Ais, which means "burning water" in one of the local languages, refers to the sulphurous hot springs which are found in this area.
The resort lies at the southern end of the Fish River conservation area and offers a welcome respite to visitors, especially hikers at the end of their walk through the Fish River Canyon.
The main attraction at the resort is the spa complex. The extreme heat heat of the springs date back to 1850 when they were discovered by a Nama herder searching for his lost sheep.

The water is supposed to have natural curative ingredients and is especially therapeutic for rheumatism sufferers.
There is also room service, laundry services, secure parking, safe at the reception and disabled ramps into the building and into all the rooms.

Ai Ais Hot Springs

Ai-Ais Hot Springs Spa now forms part of the Ai-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, and visitors can now cross from South Africa to Namibia, using the Sendelingsdrift border post from within the park.

As this resort is a very popular holiday destination with families from both Namibia and South Africa, it is advisable to book well in advance.

As with all thermal springs, the water is supposed to have natural curative properties, and is especially beneficial for sufferers of rheumatism .For the more energetic, there are some enjoyable, but sometimes arduous walks into the canyon, especially pleasant in the late afternoon when the shadows are long, and the heat off the rocks contrast with the cool sand.

 

Ai Ais Hot Springs

The improvements at Ai Ais include a brand new restaurant and bar, serving buffet meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seating up to 100 visitors.

Other facilities include a laundry and room service, secure parking and up-to-date disabled ramps into all buildings, including the rooms. Valuables can be locked up in the safe in the reception.

Children of all ages are welcome, but parents must supervise their youngsters at all times, especially when in and around the thermal baths / swimming pools.

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