Walvis Bay is a beautiful African beach paradise. The natural deepwater harbor is the largest harbor in Namibia, and a large variety of water activities begin here. Walvis Bay is home to many species of birds, including flamingos and pelicans, who make their home in the lagoon. Those looking for adventure can try activities such as sea kayaking and dolphin cruises. Walvis Bay is surrounded by a number of massive salt dunes, a key natural resource for the area, as well as sand dunes, including Dune 7, the largest sand dune in Namibia. If you’re interested in seeing this amazing coastal paradise for yourself, take a look at these top Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.
1. Damara Tern self-catering (from USD 102)
Enjoy a stay on the beach in the ground floor of Corna’s home, a beautiful oceanfront property. Up to eight guests will have access to three bedrooms with eight beds, as well as two sun decks and a gourmet kitchen. The property is in an excellent location for those who enjoy being active, as the remote beaches are perfect for jogging, hiking, or quad biking. The nearby towns are accessible by car. Swakopmund is 20 km (12.4 mi) from the house and has excellent restaurants and stores, and Sossusvlei, home to the highest sand dunes in the world, is a short drive away as well. The home is remotely located and is a peaceful oasis for rest and relaxation.
Damara Tern self catering.Walvis Bay /Dolphin Beach, NamibiaErongo Namibia, NamibiaSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:it is a big comfortable house with a beautiful view to the seaa wonderful kitchen for cooking a nice dining spot a comfy couch an outdoor space and comfy bedroomsevery sleeping room has its own bathroom and their is a great indoor brailaundry dryer hoven are working perfectly as wellthe interior is really nice and the kitchen is great
Cleanliness:the place is very clean and comfortablethe house was very clean and comfortableclean house with all amenitiesvery clean and well equipped house with super friendly ownersabsolutely beautiful beachside house lovely large space and clean house
Host:corna is a good hostcorna is a fantastic hostcorna is a wonderful hosthosts are fantastic and caringcorna and john are great hosts - gave perfect instructions and helped us settle inRead more reviews
Location:the location is really stunninggreat house and great locationit was great fantastic location and very nice accommodationssecure and quiet neighborhood 10-15 min drive from shopslovely house on the beach in a quiet location
2. Enjoy birdwatching from your doorstep! (from USD 52)
Katja’s self catering studio apartment is perfect for a long weekend off. The home is located in a safe and beautiful upscale neighborhood, and flamingoes, pelicans, and dolphins can be seen in the lagoon across the street. Guests enjoy amenities including high speed Internet, a flat screen TV, and a comfortable king size bed, as well as a safe parking spot and a private entrance. Katja is a kind and generous host who will do everything she can to ensure that your stay is as magical as your surroundings.
birdwatching from your doorstepWalvis Bay, Erongo, NamibiaSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the free wifi is fasta lovely apartment facing the lagoon with a real nice patio area that catches all the afternoon sunthe beds couch and linens were super comfortablevery well equipped modern kitchen beautiful furniture and decor and a huge kingsize bedwifi was excellent and so was the fine shower with hot water
Cleanliness:it was very clean the bed was comfortable and the shower greatkatja keeps the apartment super clean well equipped and homelyclean as a whistle with everything you needreally gorgeous spotless and with so many nice touchesexcellent attention to detail so clean and in a quaint area of walvis bay
Host:katja was an excellent hostkatja is an amazing hostkatja is a great hostkatja and john are lovely hostskatja an john are amazing hostRead more reviews
Location:this is the perfect location with the flamingoes right outside your doorthis is a great studio in a great locationgreat restaurant just 2 minutes walking from the studio we will definitely come backyou couldn’t ask for a better locationthe location is amazing for birdwatching we woke up and saw dozens of flamingos right from the window
3. Lagoon view self-catering stay (from USD 44)
Francois’ chalet is the perfect setting for a relaxing vacation getaway. The beach cottage style house can sleep up to five guests, and has beautiful panoramic views of the wildlife residing in the protected lagoon wetland from the upstairs open air balcony. Amenities include Wi-Fi, private parking, a fully equipped kitchen, and a barbecue grill outside. The property is a short walk away from restaurants and cafes, as well as the waterfront and the departure point for a number of cruises.
Lagoon View Self cateringWalvis Bay, Erongo Region, Namibia
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the kitchen was well equipped and many extras were provided like coffee and milkthe house is very comfortable with all amenities you would need and thoughtful extras in the fridgethere is safe parking in the back yard braai area wifi pretty much anything you needthis is a classy little apartment directly overlooking the birdlife on the lagoonwatching the flamingos from the rooms were awesome
Host:francois was an exceptionally communicative and friendly hostfrancois was a perfect host - there to greet us friendly and keen to helpeverything was perfect françois is a great hostthe host added many little thoughtful extras and we were welcomed so warmlyRead more reviews
Location:the location and the room are also perfectexcellent location close to good restaurants like raft and anchors
4. Guesthouse 123 (from USD 28)
Guests will enjoy their stay in a clean and airy private room equipped with a kitchenette, microwave, kettle, and mini fridge, as well as their own personal entrance. The property is a short walk from the tourist information center and the shops and restaurants of the town, and only 2 km (1.24 mi) from Dunes Mall. Many nearby attractions, including the harbor, Swakopmund, and Dune Seven, are easily accessible by car.
Private Room, Guesthouse 123,Walvis Bay, Erongo Region, Namibia
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the room is nice and cosy - equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:the apartment is very clean and organized
Host:susan was a great hostsusan and her family are great hostsvery nice and basic room susan and family were very kind and constantly made sure we were happyloved my short stay there and susan is wonderful and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:guesthouse 123 is central and easy accessible
5. Meransha cottage
Lizane’s one-bedroom apartment is airy and clean, and you will feel right at home. Up to four guests will enjoy the fully equipped kitchen and the communal swimming pool, and the hosts reside in a separate building on the property, ensuring that any issues you encounter will be resolved swiftly. The property is a short distance from the ocean.
Meransha Cottage - Unit 4Walvis Bay, Erongo Region, Namibia
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:great place safe neighborhood strong internet friendly host just cleanliness needs work
Host:the host was helpfulfriendly host and extremely helpful and understandingand lizane's family allways were so nice helpfulRead more reviews
Location:wonderful people great location and apartmentwonderful stay for overnight close to the beach and restaurantslizane's place was great and located close to all the amenitiesideal place to stay as it is also peaceful with minimum noisegreat appartment in a great location the communication with lizane and bonnie went super smooth
6. Casa Mia Hotel & Restaurant (from USD 47)
Casa Mia is the perfect place to host a large vacation, as the hotel has 23 rooms available. The building has been newly renovated, and guests have access to the vibrant sports bar, private lounge for events, quaint restaurant, open air beer garden, pool room, dart room, private gambling area, and spacious courtyard. The rooms are airy and decorated modernly, with comfortable double beds. Guests have access to laundry facilities and wireless Internet. The hotel is a five-minute drive from Dunes Mall and a fifteen-minute drive from Dune 7.
Casa Mia Hotel & RestaurantWalvis Bay, Erongo Region, Namibia
Top guest reviews
Host:the accomondation also looked like staff roomsthe stuff were very kind and accommodating and room service was near perfectRead more reviews
Location:comfortable good location and staff are very hospitable
7. Walvis Bay central comfort
Maria’s cozy house can sleep up to six guests in its three bedrooms and is located in a peaceful area of town. The house is decorated thoughtfully and guest will feel as if they are staying in the home of an old friend. There are amazing palm tree views from the house’s front balcony, and the shops and restaurants of the town are a short walk away. It is a short drive to the lagoon, the waterfront, and the beach, and is best suited for those who have access to a car.
Walvis Bay Central Comfort
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the beds were comfortable the wi-fi was great upstairs and it was so quiet thereRead more reviews
Location:the house is very well located in a very quiet suburb of walvis bay
8. Villa Laguna bed & breakfast
Stay in this bed and breakfast fit for royalty, located alongside the water with amazing views of the lagoon’s many species of birds. Restaurants and activities are a short ten-minute walk away. Guests will enjoy a modernly decorated private room with ensuite bathroom, a double bed, a TV, Internet, and a mini fridge, and a room with a kitchen is available by request. Guests also have access to the property’s lounging area and pool.
Villa Laguna Bed & Breakfast
9. Beachfront home
Enjoy ocean paradise in this beachfront home. The house is airy and well lit, has amazing beachfront views, and can accommodate up to eight guests in its four bedrooms. Guests enjoy amenities including a fully equipped kitchen, an indoor fireplace, and a barbecue grill. The house is located in a quiet and safe residential area, and has easy access to activities such as quad biking and sand surfing.
37 on Beach Front
10. Spindrift guesthouse & art studio
Cees’ bed and breakfast has eight rooms and can sleep up to sixteen guests, perfect for a large family getaway. Each room is spacious and airy and has its own ensuite bathroom. Guests have access to the property’s garden, swimming pool, and koi pond, making this accommodation a peaceful and serene place to rewind. From the property, the Namib Desert coastline is a only a short drive away.
Spindrift Guesthouse & Art Studio
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:nice room and nice yard
Cleanliness:the rooms were clean and spaciouscees’ place was very clean and saferoom is very clean and big as well as the bathroom and i love the breakfast
Host:i enjoyed staying there as cees is a great hostcees and his wife and victoria are very very friendly people and great hostsRead more reviews
Location:nice comfortable place very close to the lagoonshort walk to the bay to see flamingos safe secure perfect location very hospitablealso its walking distance to lagoon that you can see flocks of pelicans and flamingos amazinggreat place nicely situated with beautiful restaurants in the areaartists house with swimming pool nice hosts and close to the center
A beach paradise is waiting for you
Imagine laying on the sand, the heat of the sun warming up your whole body, listening to the gentle waves of the ocean caressing the shore. You can easily make that dream a reality by booking one of these amazing Airbnb homes!
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