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About Swakopmund

Swakopmund, German for ‘Mouth of the Swakop’, is Namibia’s most popular tourist destination. It is a beach resort with half timbered buildings and fine examples of German colonial architecture. These old colonial buildings are a bold contrast for a town sitting on t... read more

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Sea Wind Self-Catering

Cottages, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Wake up to the fresh smell of the Atlantic Ocean. Fall asleep listening to the rhythm of the waves beating against th...

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R700.0

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Spitzkoppe Mountain Camp

Self Catering in Swakopmund

Camping at Spitzkoppe is world famous. A mountain oasis in the Namib desert, with unique oversized boulders and secre...

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Beach Lodge-Swakopmund

Boutique Hotels in Swakopmund

Beach Lodge is one of the few accommodation establishments in Swakopmund that is situated right on the beach and in f...

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R1284.27779061

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Gecko Ridge Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Swakopmund

The ultimate oasis, 15km from Swakopmund, indulge in style and luxury in a peaceful and tranquil environment at Gecko...

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R177.8230787

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Nel's Estates

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Swakopmund . . . fondly known as just Swakop among Namibians is the number one holiday destination in Namibia. Whethe...

Braai Area
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R957.280907

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Be Still Accommodation

Apartments, Self Catering in Swakopmund

The holiday accommodation exists of 10 luxury, bachelor, self-catering units and 2 one-bedroom, self-catering units.

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R1136.09189169

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Swakopmund Sands Hotel & Cottage

Cottages, Hotels in Swakopmund

Luxury, comfort, tranquility, hospitality and attention to detail; these are attributes which ring true at Swakopmund...

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R1027.42223249

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Bay View Resort Namibia

Hotels, Resorts in Long Beach, Swakopmund

Situated on the Beach, 44 Suites all overlook the Atlantic Ocean.
This Brand New Resort is a one of a kind in Namibi...

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R945

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Bushbabies Inn

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Bushbabies’ Inn is very well located near the centre of Swakopmund and within walking distance of the town centre as...

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R945.0

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Starfish Holiday Home

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Starfish Self-catering Holiday Home is situated within 2 minutes walk from the beach and consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 fu...

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R2100

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Hotel Prinzessin Rupprecht

Bed and Breakfast, Hotels in Swakopmund

Prinzessin Rupprecht Hotel operates as a well known Bed and Breakfast establishment, offering 22 rooms and 2 Family U...

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R780.445734293

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Organic Square Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Swakopmund

The guest house offers 15 luxurious rooms and a delicious fresh continental breakfast.

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R2089.42117472

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Mole Fifteen Self-Catering

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Mole Fifteen is a self-catering apartment situated in Swakopmund Namibia. Our apartment offers a sea-view with taste...

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R1901.71903609

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Cornerstone Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Swakopmund

Cornerstone Guesthouse offers bed and breakfast accommodation in six double or twin rooms and a family room that can ...

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R1669.56112779

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Long Beach Self-Catering

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering, Villas in Long Beach, Swakopmund

Long Beach Self-Catering Units offer 4 luxury self-catering units ranging from 2 luxury Studio Units, 1 x One Bedroom...

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R592.743595666

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Anandi Swakopmund

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Tastefully furnished, en-suite rooms, equipped with tea tray, fridge, satellite TV. Self-catering units with small ki...

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R700.0

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Namibia Holiday Services CC

Self Catering in Swakopmund

Come and enjoy a fun-in-the sun holiday breakaway in this superb family holiday suite.
With breathtaking ocean views...

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R1580.64958844

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Good Times Holiday Apartments

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Spacious family friendly apartment located on a big, safe property. Ideal for families with children.

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R1500.0

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Desert Rendezvous

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Swakopmund

Welcome to Desert Rendezvous!

A Luxury Guesthouse situated in the heart of Henties Bay, Namibia.

For the tourist an...

Braai Area
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R1817.74702671

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Villa Margherita

Boutique Hotels in Swakopmund

Villa Margherita, The Charming House, is a small luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Swakopmund.
A fusion of contem...

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R1481.85898916

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Amarachi Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Swakopmund

Amarachi Guesthouse has a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. You will enjoy the beautiful surroundings an stunning vie...

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R740.929494582

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Chala-Kigi Dune View

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Each apartment is fully equipped to make your stay a comfortable holiday. Located on the border of the Namib Desert, ...

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R1600.4077083

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Platz Am Meer Apartment

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Waterfront B 5 is self-catering unit right next to the new Platz Am Meer Mall in Swakopmund. The double story Unit co...

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R1850.0

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Shevita Self-catering Swakopmund

Self Catering in Swakopmund

We are situated in Ocean View, near the Ocean View Spar, in a secure quiet neighbourhood.
We offer an upmarket, two-...

Braai Area
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R540

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Waterfront F1 Estate

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

F1 Waterfront Estate is a stylish two-bedroom Waterfront Estate apartment located in Namibia's holiday town of Swakop...

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R1500.0

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The Secret Garden Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Swakopmund

All our 6 double en-suite bedrooms and 3 'Comfort' double en-suite bedrooms face onto a secluded courtyard.

There ar...

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R1086.69659205

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Dahoam Self Catering Swakopmund

Self Catering in Swakopmund

Dahoa'm is conveniently located away from the main center of town but within easy reach of all that Swakopmund and th...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
DSTV
Braai Area
WiFi
Gym
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Internet access

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R500

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By the Beach

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Swakopmund

Braai Area
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Sea Breeze Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Swakopmund

Accommodation comprises of triple, double and single rooms, all with en-suite bathroom, as well as self-catering unit...

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R1050.0

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Meerkat Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Swakopmund

Welcome to Meerkat Guesthouse. Accommodation with a luxurious and warm atmosphere. Meerkat Guesthouse is situated in ...

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R968.14787292

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More info about Swakopmund

Swakopmund, German for ‘Mouth of the Swakop’, is Namibia’s most popular tourist destination. It is a beach resort with half timbered buildings and fine examples of German colonial architecture. These old colonial buildings are a bold contrast for a town sitting on the borders of the Namib Desert. People also come to Swakopmund due to it’s pleasant climate, which is a great relief when escaping from the intense heat of the interior in summer. Earning its place as an adventure sports destination, there is no shortage of thrilling adrenaline-fueled activities here.

 

Things to do

Popular Swakopmund adventure sports are sandboarding, quad biking, dune carting, parachuting, hot air ballooning, shark fishing and deep sea fishing, to name a few. Element Riders Adventure Sports can help you learn some of these sports in guided and assisted ways, while also offering full and introductory courses. 

At the foot of the lighthouse, set on the site of the old harbour warehouse, you’ll find the Swakopmund Museum. This is the perfect spot to learn about the town’s history and the first German settlers, as well as some interesting information on Namibia’s local flora and fauna.

One must-see landmark is the Swakopmund Jetty. Originally constructed from wood in 1905, the jetty was battered by the seas, so the need for an iron jetty was soon realised. An unfinished iron pier was once again left to the elements, but in 1985 some much needed funds were raised for restoration. The jetty is now open to the public.

The Mole, is now the main beach area of Swakopmund. The Mole was a largely unsuccessful attempt to create an artificial harbour. Shortly after construction of the harbour, in 1903, major silting from the Benguela current caused a sandbank to form which limited access to the harbour. Today, the Mole is a sheltered beach with palmed walkways.

55km east of Swakopmund you will find the Rossing Mine, one of the largest and longest running open pit uranium mines in the world. Tours are available on the first Friday of every month and can be booked through the Swakopmund Museum.

 

Where to eat

For home baked bread and excellent coffee, the Village Cafe is the place to be. With its relaxed and friendly atmosphere it’s no wonder this place is a favourite with the locals.

No doubt one of the most exquisite restaurant venues in Swakopmund, The Wreck offers delicious food, ranging from fresh grilled line fish to sumptuous steaks. The Wreck is situated on the second floor of the Beach Lodge and has uninterrupted sea views.

A seafood restaurant with a twist, The Tug, is built around a real tug and boasts spectacular views of the Swakopmund jetty and ocean. It has a diverse menu which ranges from Pategonian squid to tender lamb. As The Tug grows increasingly popular, make sure you book in advance.

Centrally located, Bojos Cafe is a great spot for breakfast and some good coffee.The walls are filled with quirky posters and quotes. Bojos pride themselves in using only the freshest and most natural ingredients.

Right in the middle of the ocean, on the Swakopmund Jetty, you will find the Jetty 1905 restaurant. Known for their excellent seafood, this gem located on a historic landmark offers unsurpassed views.

 

Where to stay

The heart of Swakopmund is filled with comfortable guesthouses and B&Bs, while the beachfront is dotted with self-catering homes, lodges and luxury spa hotels. There truly is something for everyone.

 

Transport

Car: The best way to get to, and around Swakopmund is by car. Windhoek is approximately 4-5 hours away by car.

Air: Guests can fly into Hosea Kutako International Aiport, in Windhoek, which is aprroximately 400kms away. Alternativley guests can choose to fly into Walvis Bay Airport, which is only aprroximately 47kms away, but offers limited routes and flight times.

Train: There is a train service from Swakopmund to Windhoek which can take up to 21 hours. 

Taxi: One cannot rely on a taxi service in Swakopmund, but the city is small enough to get around by foot.

 

Did you know?

Swakopmund was founded in 1892 as the main harbour for German South-West Africa.

Swakopmund is often misspelt as Swaarkopmond, Swarkupmond, Swarcupmund, and Swarcopmund.

A sizeable part of Swakopmund’s population are still German speaking.

Swakopmund is surrounded by the Namib Desert on three sides and the cold Atlantic to the west. It has a mild desert climate.

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