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Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate. Thanks largely to its scenic beaches, the town boasts the status of Namibia's adventure sports capital, where recreational opportunities abound. On a Swakopmund vacation, you can engage in everything from sandboarding and quad biking on the desert dunes, to surfing, golfing, and helicopter rides. You'll find plenty of lodgings, restaurants, and lively entertainment spots in Swakopmund, where a variety of operators provide desert tours, day-trips, camel safaris, and nature walks. Swakopmund is in Erongo Region. Customize your holiday with our Namibia trip planner to create an adventure that suits you.
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You won't have trouble finding accommodations that suit you in Swakopmund, as the popular seaside resort town boasts a variety of lodging options. Budget-conscious tourists can stay at one of the backpacker hostels and lodges, or choose a cozy room in a guesthouse or bed and breakfast. You'll find a number of upscale hotels lining the town's Atlantic coastline, while travelers looking for more privacy can also consider renting an apartment or bungalow.
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