Swakopmund is a beautiful city located on the western coast of Namibia. Resembling a German town, this city with its palm-lined streets attracts thousands of visitors during August and September. The city is replete with charming restaurants, cafes, art galleries, seaside promenades and museums, and has plenty of architectural marvels and interesting buildings such as the Woermann House, Hohenzollern House and the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre. The real attraction in Swakopmund is not limited to its coastal beaches. Adrenaline junkies can enjoy exploring the vast desert whilst engaging in activities such as sand-skiing, quad-biking, parasailing and sand-boarding. Swakopmund is the perfect spot to head to enjoy a quiet retreat. Check out the top 10 self-catering accommodations in the Swakopmund region of Namibia.
This modern villa is situated close to the Swakopmund Beach and offers furnished rooms with luxurious amenities and contemporary décor. Guests can opt from multiple room options, as some of the rooms offer a kitchenette with all the necessary items. Guests can enjoy a cup of coffee on the terrace or listen to some music in the lounge area that also features a piano. Travelers with a car need not worry, as a free and secured parking space will be made available on the premises on arrival. Sport lovers can pay a visit to the golf course, located within a 3 km (1.8 mile) radius.
Address: 24 Plover Street, Vogelstrand
Price: from 72 USD
Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Newspapers Garden Terrace
This luxurious rental is located close to the beach and it can accommodate eight people. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped so that you can prepare meals without any hindrance. Head to the rooftop terrace for a barbecue night, while admiring the star-studded Swakopmund sky. Children can keep themselves occupied in the front lawn or play board games and puzzles available at the property. The National Marine Aquarium is only 5.3 km (3.29 miles) from here, where kids can see ragged-tooth shark, African penguin, Redfingers, Pipefish and many more.
Vogelstrand Holiday House
Address: 6 Goshawk Street, Vogelstrand
Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking
Located in the central region of Swakopmund, this property offers an exquisite stay to its guests. Ideal for couples and business travelers, this rental offers a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering services. There is also an in-house restaurant, where you can enjoy German buffet breakfast in the mornings. Airport shuttle services can also be arranged on prior request and at an additional charge. If you are not in the mood to sit back, take a short stroll to the Mole Beach, where you can enjoy surfing, swimming or watching the sunset.
Swakopmund Lifestyle Hotel and Apartment
Address: Libertina Amathila
Price: from 102 USD
Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry
Nestled near the Otavi-Bahnhof and Artist Arcade Elton Mugomo, this apartment offers comfortable accommodation in the city of Swakopmund. Private entrance to this property ensures that visitors have a relaxing stay without any disturbance. Guests can prepare yummy delicacies in the well-equipped kitchen and enjoy them in the comfort of their private terrace. Bicycles are available at an additional charge and you can avail them to explore the neighborhood. Atlanta Cinema is less than a mile (1.6 km) from here, if you are in the mood to watch a movie.
Address: Anton Lubowski Avenue Morleen park 2
Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box Bicycle rental (additional charge) Car hire
Located in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood, this beachfront cottage provides space for four guests. This self-catering property offers non-smoking rooms with a terrace and a garden featuring barbecue facilities. Travelers with children need not worry as a travel crib and baby safety gates are available. The Woermann Brock Vineta Shopping Centre is only 1.9 km (1.2 miles) from here. The Walvis Bay Airport is 39.3 km (24.4 miles) from this rental.
The Waterfront Cottage F12
Address: Tsavorite F12 Waterfront
Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box
This charming rental features a self-catering facility and it is situated near the main beach and town center. The rooms boast stylish and modern decor and the availability of an alarm system makes the property safe and secured for guests. If you are too lazy to cook a meal, take a short walk to reach multiple restaurants and bars in the neighborhood. Butcher & Brewer and Ocean Cellar is only 500 meters (1,640 feet) from here, where you can enjoy a fine dining experience.
Molensicht No. 8
Address: Ludwig Koch street 9 (ground floor) Molensicht Flats, No 9 ground floor
Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box BBQ facilities Heating
This spacious apartment is located on the ground floor of a building in a complex, close to Otavi-Bahnhof and Artist Arcade Elton Mugomo. With garden-view rooms, this self-catering property can accommodate six people. Amenities like an indoor fireplace, a washer, TV, dryer and Wi-Fi are available to make sure guests have a comfortable stay. If you are interested in various activities, you can go horse-riding, hiking or windsurfing in the neighborhood at an additional charge. The German Evangelical Lutheran Church is only 600 meters (1,968 feet) away from here.
Address: Moses Garoeb Street Scultetus Haus, Unit 1
Parking Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking Internet services
This holiday home is located near the Ocean View Shopping Centre and Woermann Brock Vineta Shopping Centre. It offers self-catering facilities and guests will have no trouble using the well-equipped kitchen. Guests can use the sun terrace or relax in the shared lounge area, while interacting with other guests. If you are traveling with kids, they can keep themselves entertained in the games room. The Swakopmund Museum is 3.7 km (2.3 miles) from here.
Turmalin Cottage Unit 1
Address: Turmalin No 5 Turmalin Street
Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Games room Free parking Internet services
Located near the Atlantic Ocean, this property features multiple apartments with a self-catering kitchen for your convenience. Decorated with wooden furniture, African prints and animal pictures, this property is has a beautiful garden. Availability of free and high-speed Wi-Fi connection will keep you updated and help you locate nearby hotspots. If you are not in the mood to cook, there are multiple options in the locality like the Wurstbude Restaurant, Western Saloon and the Village Café. Martin Luther Steam Locomotive is a popular tourist landmark in Swakopmund, which is only 2.6 km (1.61 miles) from this rental.
Address: 4 Woker Street,Vineta
Price: from 34 USD
Parking Room service Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms
This self-catering accommodation is situated close to the Desert Tracks in the Swakopmund region of Namibia. This beachfront property offers maid-services on the weekdays at no additional charge. Free car parking is available on the premises for guests traveling with a car. The Spar Supermarket is only 100 meters (328 feet) from here, where you can buy various ingredients and food items needed to prepare a delicious meal. If you are interested in cards and poker, pay a visit to the Mermaid Casino, which is just a few blocks away from here.
Address: Hendrik Witbooi
Parking Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Lift WiFi Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout
Explore Namibia's little gem — Swakopmund
This coastal city is a little-known getaway and is slowly gaining popularity. Whether it is enjoying a kayak tour or a dolphin cruise at Walvis Bay, or being a part of the happening nightlife Swakopmund has it all. With a wide array of hotels, activities and popular hotspots, no tourist can pass Namibia without heading to Swakopmund!
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