Seaside City of Swakopmund Namibia

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Seaside City of Swakopmund Namibia

Namibia is the 2nd least populated country in the world, but this seaside city of 44,000 people is a must-visit while in the country. The town has a low-key atmosphere with lots of local eateries and specialty shops.

Swakopmund is a great place to get gear and take a break during an adventurous trip to Namibia. Swakopmund is also a great place to base you in Namibia with lots of top attractions nearby. See a list of tours from Swakopmund here.

Things to do in the seaside city of Swakopmund Namibia

Set along Namibia’s spectacularly scenic coast, the seaside town of Swakopmund is known for its wide-open avenues, colonial architecture, and its surrounding otherworldly desert terrain. Founded in 1892 as the main harbor for German Southwest Africa, Swakopmund is often described as being more German than Germany. Now a seaside resort town, Swakopmund is the capital of the Skeleton Coast tourism area and has plenty to keep visitors happy. The quirky mix of German and Namibian influences, adventure options, laid-back atmosphere, and cool sea breeze make it a very popular Namibian destination. Visitors can look forward to a number of exciting activities including quad biking, horse riding, paragliding, fishing, sightseeing, and fascinating desert tours.

How to get to the seaside city of Swakopmund Namibia

Swakopmund is a city on the coast of western Namibia Located about 352 km (219 mi) west of the Namibian capital Windhoek. It is the capital of the Erongo administrative district.

Where to stay while venturing seaside city

Seaside Hotel and Spa

For absolute beachfront, intimate service, superb cuisine, and a unique spa experience, join us at the SeaSide Hotel and Spa – situated in Swakopmund, Namibia.

The SeaSide Hotel is situated right on the beach in Swakopmund. Each luxury hotel room faces the sea and the breathtaking pictures of the sunset. All our rooms have direct access to a stretch of endless beach.

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