What was once a German Imperial colony is now one of Namibia’s largest cities. Swakopmund is located in the Namib Desert on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. With white sandy beaches, 19th-century style architecture and just a stone’s throw away from beautiful desert landscapes, Swakopmund should definitely be on your list of cities in Africa to visit. Visit the art museum, the national Marine aquarium or rent an all-terrain vehicle and head out to the desert but no matter what you do, you’ll love this interesting city. Our guide on the best restaurants and things to do in Swakopmund should be of help to you too. Book a stay in one of these great Airbnbs in Swakopmund, Namibia, and be ready to have a wonderful adventure.
Enjoy an unobstructed view of the Atlantic ocean with the beachfront accommodation. Enjoy amazing sunsets, long walks on the beach, and fire up the BBQ for an evening dinner outside while you lounge on the balcony. On those chilly nights, you can fire up the fireplace and get cozy with a loved or put on the TV and check your social media with the Wi-Fi. The town center is about a 10-minute drive so you can stock up on all the things you need for your beachfront stay. A perfect place for families or a small group of friends.
Scenic seafront self-catering houseSuperhost
Top guest reviewsstunning views of the beach from many of the rooms and outside spacesit was a nice and cozy housethe sea / sunset views are simply magnificent from almost every room in the housevery clean and stylish decorativebeautiful clean with little touchesbeautiful home very clean and i would absolutely go back in a heartbeatit is spacious very beautiful and very cleanthe house is beautiful and spacious and very nicely decorated immaculately clean
Host:the hosts are friendly and helpfultanya was a fantastic hosttanya is a perfect host she was taking care of us like nobody didthe hosts are very friendly and made us feel very welcometanya is a great host taking good care of her guestsRead more reviewslovely stay at the perfect locationwhat a wonderful location and access to the beachtanya's place is jut perfect for a family trip to swakopmundgreat spot literally on the beach and 20 min walk to restaurantswhat a gorgeous house great location right on the water and lovely walk into swakopmund along the beach path
This three-bedroom house is located right on the beach and next to a new shopping area filled with tons of restaurants and bars. There is enough space to sleep up to six people making this a great spot for people to bring family and friends along. The condo comes with hotel quality linens, an indoor fireplace, Wi-Fi and a satellite TV. The home has an open concept design and a fully equipped kitchen - although guests can step out and take a short walk to the beach where they can enjoy a meal at a lovely restaurant.
Modern waterfront beach houseSwakopmund, Erongo Region, NamibiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat wifi and lovely bathroomsthere are the standard creature comforts (heaters tv dstv wifi) and all work perfectly wellgood amenities including a secure garage laundry and lots of spacethis is a very comfortable convenient and secure space that was perfect for our family holidaythe house was comfortable warm and exactly as describedvery big and clean housevery clean big spacious roomsthe house was clean and very comfortablespacious rooms clean modern quietthe villa was clean and was equipped with everything
Host:the host was more than helpful and very responsivethoughtful hosts and everything you need is availablethis was a lovely open and bright home and the hosts were exceptionalgreat local tips and prompt responses from hostscheck in and check out were easy and our hosts were very friendly and accommodatingRead more reviewslovely location for a gettawaythe location is also very goodvery safe and nice locationclose to the city attractions great mall with great stores including good supermarketspacious house in good location
Still don’t know where to stay in Swakopmund? Just off the main road and in a quiet residential neighborhood, this apartment is a beautiful space to sit back, relax and enjoy nature. There is a shared garden space in the back where guests can lounge and they will have their own private entrance to the apartment. The kitchenette area is perfect for cooking simple meals and Wi-Fi, as well as satellite TV, are available. Laundry facilities are available as well for a small price and guests should be aware that there is a dog and tortoise on the property.
Rod and Sigi's Garden flat Swakopmund NamibiaSwakopmund , Erongo, NamibiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat nights rest with the necessary amenities for a comfortable staythe bed is fantastic and only topped by the view into the gardenwell-maintained secure and private apartment with an enclosed driveway and full amenities—living room kitchen bathroom and bedroomwell equipped clean and even came with a heater and hot water bottle for the coldvery clean with all the kitchen amenities in place for self catering even a stove/oven comboclean as a whistlevery clean and comfortable flat good communicationthe place was very clean quiet and comfynice and clean we had a good restthe apartment is cosy clean and very comfortable
Host:amazing and accommodating hostshosts were very friendly and welcomingand did i mention the host were simply the best?extremely welcoming hosts happy to help however possiblethe host was friendly and always available and quick to respond when we had questions or needed somethingRead more reviewsexcellent location - easy walk to townperfect place to stay the neighbourhood is really good close to the center of the cityyou can easily walk to the city center or beach within 20 minutesgreat value for your money and the location was perfectit's also in a great location for going to the dunes or into town
This modern and spacious accommodation in Swakopmund is located in an upscale neighborhood and is perfect for a small family traveling together. With enough space to sleep up to four people as well as great amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and cozy garden space, guests will love everything about this spot. Parking is free on the premises and the apartment is only a block away from the sea. Essentials are included as well as laundry facilities.
Family Apartment - LOVE this spacious room❤️Swakopmund, Erongo Region, NamibiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfunctioning wifi and a relaxing private outdoor areawe had a huge room with a huge bathroom and a great sundowner viewthe apartment is large and spacious with a very comfortable bed and sofain no small part down to ilse's excellent hosting and beautiful garden apartmentcan definitely recommend to stay here: very spacious and clean room only 200m away from the beach and 2lovely place clean and very modernthe accommodation was sparkling clean and great value for moneyexcellent apartment very nicely decorated spotless clean and equipped with everythingit's also very clean neat and newdefinitely a nice place to stay: clean nice and spacious
Host:ilse was a wonderful host welcoming us and then affording us our privacyilse is an amazing hoststaff were all very friendly and helpfulilse was an amazing hostsuper friendly host highly recommendedRead more reviewsthe property is located in a great location walking distance to the beachlocation is good beach is super close gorgeous sunsetssituated absolutely perfect close to town and the beachthe apartment is located in a safe neighborhood close to the beach and approximately 2km from the centrea pleasant walk along the sea to town or to new mall
For a small family with toddlers or a group of four people, this self-catering apartment in Swakopmund is an excellent choice. Located in the Mile 4 area, this quirkily-designed home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Some of the amenities available at the property are access to free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, and a flat-screen television with satellite channels. The beach is not even a five-minute walk from the property. Normally, the apartment is serviced once a week, but you can request daily clean-ups for a fee.
Whaleback Swakopmund Mile 4Superhost
Top guest reviewswe spend a peacefull and comfortable night here after 6 nights of campingclean attention to detailoutstanding apartment clean modern spacious and comfortablevery very clean and so many extra perksspacious and beautiful apartment that's safe and cleanabsolutely stunning place extremely homey and very clean
Host:a home away from home the host sonne is amazing understanding and accomodatingthe owner welcomed us warmly and paid a lot of attention to our needsthanks for hosting usRead more reviewsa great place to staywhaleback is a great place for accommodation whether it is for pvt or buss use
A great option for people traveling together or even solo, this apartment has two single beds and lots of modern luxury. This self-catering accommodation in Swakopmund is located in a residential area that’s peaceful and only a block away from the sea. The kitchen space comes fully equipped and there is also a BBQ available for guests to use as well. There’s a great garden area where guests can sit back and relax as well as amenities like Wi-Fi, essentials and TV.
Garden Apartment - Lovely room for two!❤️Swakopmund, Erongo, NamibiaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room was spotless has all the amenities and great wifithe apartment is really beautiful with everything you need (even good wifi)the beds are like in a 5 star hotel never slept so good in an airbnb placethe apartment itself is furnished nicely and has a large tv and fast wifithe room was much larger than expected and the area was so peaceful and quietvery clean and quietit was sparkling clean as wellvery clean convenient and well designed apartmentsthe room was clean and moderneverything is clean and in a very good condition
Host:host was very friendlylovely hosts thats always ready to accommodategreat host with helpful local infoilse is a great hostgreat place very kind hostRead more reviewsgreat location in a great neighborhoodilse has a lovely place located close to the beach and also relatively centralgreat apartment close to the beach in swakopmundclose to the beach and town but far enough to relax away from the hustle and bustlewhat an awesome place to stay quiet location in walking distance from town and the beach
This hidden gem located in the center of town is tucked away in the owners beautiful garden area and is a great space for up to four guests. The home is a short walk away from all the shops, restaurants and historic town center and the beach is only a short distance away as well. Enjoy the sunset, the surf and a long walk on the beach while you stay here. The outdoor space has a BBQ and essentials, Wi-Fi and a kitchen area are available as well.
GreenArt Yard CottageSwakopmund , Erongo Region, Namibia
Top guest reviewsthe beds were very comfortable and the amenities were wonderfulthe house was stocked with all the necessary kitchen appliances and delicious complementary filter coffeewe had an amazing stay apartment is exactly as describedlovely house with nice artistic touches comfy beds good wifi and a well stocked kitchenbeds were exceptionally comfortablecommunication was easy and the house was clean and tidyclean comfortable and very quietsparkling clean with stylish touchesstylish self contained very clean and well equipped housebeautiful place that is very clean and spacious for our family of four
Host:the hosts were also quite helpful with questionsthe host is very friendly and accomodatingshe was very responsive and gave us great recommendationsfriendly and helpful hosts highly recommendedvery welcoming host who went above and beyond to make our stay specialRead more reviewsgreat location and beautifully decoratedthe location is central and within walking distance of many attractiongreat accommodation in central location in swakopmundyou can walk downtown easily and grocery shopping can be done in short distance toocomfortable flat in a great location walking distance to town
This beautiful apartment is located near the town and beach and is also surrounded by a lush green garden area. There are two bathrooms with space for four guests and tons of space to lounge outside and relax. The accommodation comes with Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and a full kitchen. Essentials are also included as well as laundry facilities.
Suzi's Cottage. Swakopmund Garden Flat
This flat to rent in Swakopmund is great for the budget traveler as it is small, affordable and only a two-minute walk away from the shops. For people arriving with a vehicle, there is a garage parking space and the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. The backyard area has a BBQ for guests to use as they need and the home comes with Wi-Fi and cable TV.
Cosy flat in Mondesa, Swakopmund
This lovely studio space is a great accommodation for people traveling solo or a couple looking for a nice romantic place to stay. The rental is close to town where you can find all the shops, restaurants, and hot spots. The home comes with everything you’ll need like linens and towels and if people are traveling with kids, they can request an extra mattress. TV and laundry facilities are also available as well as Wi-Fi and kitchen area.
Cube Unit 15BSwakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
This beautiful self-catered apartment is a perfect place for a guest to enjoy their stay in Swakopmund. This is an ideal spot for people staying long term or short term and best of all, the apartment is close to the beach and the town center, so shopping and walks on the beach are both easily accessible. Linens, towels and bathroom essentials are included as well as TV and Wi-Fi access.
Cube Unit 15ASwakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
Top guest reviewsthese are two beautifully furnished apartmentsthe apartment was clean tidy and very comfortable with everything we neededgood value for money clean new modern and spaciousit is absolutely clean pictures don’t do justice
Host:aletta(the host) is extremely helpfulaletta was fantastic communicating with us and a great hostRead more reviewsjust the ideal locationbeautiful appartment in quiet locationit isn’t located in the city centre but it’s a short nice walk along the beachperfect location for us as we had a function at the domealetta’s place is very beautiful
This spacious home hosted by Yasmine is one of the best places to stay in this resort town for large groups. It is one of the most affordable, too, especially that its capacity is up to 16 people. The property is oceanfront and has mesmerizing views of the Atlantic Ocean. Platz Am Meer Mall is a few minutes from here as well. There is a large, fully functional kitchen, a fire pizza oven, a breakfast sunroom with a view, and multiple cozy lounges. Some other amenities available are free parking spaces, an equipped laundry area, and a couple of barbecue areas.
Top guest reviewsthanks so much to yasmine for bringing us a fan-heater for the baby’s roomvery clean and nicely decoratednevertheless it‘s clean and housekeepers are very friendlya stylish and very spacious space - ideal for larger groups but also small groups (we were only 3
Host:the hosts were so lovey and friendlyhosts were very responsive friendly and helpfulvery responsive to any questions or concerns we hadparham was a very gracious host and was always available to helphost helpfull with very good lical suggestionsRead more reviewsideal location and lots of spacereally nice restaurant and the best locationgreat location on the beach lots of spacewonderfull location close to the wreck restaurant which must be the best plave in town for a sunset dinnerand the seafront location and sunsets were awesome
Swakopmund is a beautiful place where visitors will surely want to bring their cameras. Sunsets along the Atlantic coast are only one reason you should be ready to snap some great pictures: the other reason is the city of Swakopmund. A blend of southern African influence and Namibia’s old colonial past is what makes this Swakopmund not only a charming picturesque city but one with an interesting past and bright future.
Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Swakopmund, Namibia
1. Which are the best beachfront Airbnbs in Swakopmund?
Shimmering Shores, this scenic seafront house, and this modern waterfront beach house are some of the most spectacular Airbnbs in Swakopmund that you should consider staying at if you’re all about that comfort and beachfront paradise!
2. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs in Swakopmund?
Joining the list of the most luxurious Airbnb vacation rentals in beautiful Swakopmund are this Whaleback self-catering apartment, Shimmering Shores, this scenic seafront house, and this modern waterfront beach house.
3. Which are the best Airbnbs in Swakopmund for families?
Treat your loved ones to a relaxing vacation in Swakopmund and book your stay in any of these Airbnbs that are suitable for families: i) a scenic seafront house, ii) a modern waterfront beach house, iii) Shimmering Shores, and iv) a spacious family apartment.
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