With its soothing colour palette and clean, modern interior, Swakopmund Guesthouse is an idyllic oasis in the desert. The guest house is the picture of understated luxury, with a small staff complimented and an intimate feel. With only a few suites, guests at Swakopmund Guesthouse are treated to individual attention and luxurious extras at every turn. Due its central location, guests can enjoy walking to the beach, shops, restaurants, bistros, boutiques and bars, which are all close by. Adventure travellers will delight in the smorgasbord of adrenaline-filled activities in the area; most notably, dune-boarding on the famous Swakop dunes.
Swakopmund was founded in 1892 during the German colonial rule, serving as the main harbour for the area for decades. The desert town as been developed and transformed into a lush oasis, complimented by world-class restaurants, bars, clubs and shopping.
The cultural explorer will be intrigued by the museums and galleries that dot the coastline, including the museum on the beachfront which houses the largest collection of birds’ eggs in the country. For those seeking something a little more adventurous, Swakopmund offers many of those ‘bucket-list’ activities adrenaline junkies enjoy the most, from paragliding and surfing, to windsurfing and skydiving.
The Standard Suites have garden views and include satellite television, an en-suite bathroom, bar fridge and include breakfast with the room rate. The Luxury Suites are individually furnished with luxury touches, and include an en-suite bathroom, satellite television, bar fridge and breakfast within the room rate.
The Family Suite is divided into two rooms; the main bedroom has a double bed and the other has a double bed with a single on top. The room has its own kitchen, making it a self-catering suite, with a lounge.
Breakfast is a decadent affair, enjoyed in the tranquil dining room, starting with freshly brewed coffee, fruit and yoghurt, and ending in a delicious dish, cooked to perfection. Helpful staff will advise which restaurants in the area will best suit guest’s needs for lunch and dinner.
- Big 5
- Bird Watching
- Quad Biking
- Sand Boarding