A visit to the Skeleton Coast of Namibia won’t be complete without a visit to Swakopmund. If you visit this coastal town on the Atlantic Ocean, stay at the Swakopmund Hotel and Country Club. The town has many examples of German architecture, and the luxurious Swakopmund Hotel and Country Club is housed in and around one of these – the old Station Building. The Hotel is reminiscent of an era gone by, but incorporates all the extras you will expect from a world-class luxury hotel.
The Swakopmund Hotel and Country Club offers accommodation in 2 luxury suites, 14 luxury rooms, 30 family rooms and 44 twin rooms. All rooms are en suite (bath, shower and toilet), individually air-conditioned, and equipped with tea/coffee-making facilities, stocked mini bars, electronic safe, hair dryers, shaving plugs, TV (including German channel) and direct dialling telephones.
You can enjoy meals in your room and there is also a round the clock room service with snack menu. Jacky Kandukira is in charge of the culinary aspect of the Swakopmund Hotel and Country Club. She hails from Namibia’s Herero tribe and specialises in traditional Namibian cuisine. Platform One offers a buffet and a la carte menu and serves breakfast, lunch and light meals. The Station Grill is the place to be if you want a taste of fresh line fish and other seafood…right from the icy Namibian waters! Don’t miss the Desert Evening, where they serve a delicious banquet in the desert.
As you would expect, the Swakopmund Hotel and Country Club offers facilities such as same day laundry, dry cleaning and valet services, a casino, reflexologist, doctor on call, gym, curio, swimming pool, shops, cinema, babysitting and a games room for older children, hair salon, car rental, safe parking and in-house tour operator for advice on day trips.
There are daily flights from Windhoek, Johannesburg and Cape Town to Walvis Bay which is only 30 km from Swakopmund. Spent at least two nights in the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre or at the The Stiltz before you depart to the Fish River Canyon. Canon Lodge is near the worlds second largest canyon and it will be perfect accommodation in this region. However the Ai-Ais resort is also nearby.
If you decided to go North from Swakopmund you can reach Damaraland or now known as the Kunene district within a single day. In this region you can stay at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge a luxury lodge near the famous rock paintings and petrified forest. Two days drive from Swakopmund Hotel and entertainment centre is two very special lodges in the Caprivi. Kwando Camp on the banks of the Kwando River while Mazambala Island Lodge is on an Island in the Kwando River. Between these two lodge lies Namushasha River Lodge a luxury bush lodge. Underway from Swakopmund to the Caprivi you must concider spending a few nights at Okaukuejo the famous Rest Camp of Etosha National park.
Ghanzi in Western Botswana is within a days drive from Swakopmund and here the Kalahari Arms Hotel is the most luxurious hotel in Ghanzi. Ghanzi is the gateway to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana.SOUTH AFRICA
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Kob Inn is a resort near Qora Mouth along the Wildcoast. This family resort is both luxurious and affordable.
Kruger Park Safaris offers affordable safaris in The Kruger National Park in South Africa in open vehicles.
Upington Country Lodge offer self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation near the CBD of Upington.
There are numerous hotels in Zimbabwe which will compliment a holiday at the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre.
Cutty Sark Hotel is a more affordable hotel in Kariba while Fothergill Island is a luxurious lodge on an island in Lake Kariba. TheRainbow Towers Hotel in Harare, is one of Zimbabwe's most luxurious hotels. The Rainbow Towers was previously known as the Sheraton Hotel Harare. The Kingdom Hotel is one of the most modern hotels at Victoria Falls. This hotel is within walking distance of Victoria Falls. They host a casino as Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre.
Youth Tours to Europe and tours of Botswana and Namibia. Famous for the Kalahari Vasbyt tour and the JIP tour. Temba Youth tours recommends hotels, lodges and self-catering ( self contained ) acccommodation in South Africa Botswana and Namibia.