Swakopmund Guesthouse

Situated in the town centre, a mere five-minute walk from the beach and main shopping area, Swakopmund Guesthouse is owned and run by the Borg family. Indulge in a comfortable stay-over close to the ocean.

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Discover Our Rooms

The family-run guesthouse, once their cherished holiday home, exudes warmth and hospitality. It boasts eight standard rooms, eight luxurious retreats, and a spacious family suite, each adorned with crisp white linens for ultimate comfort. Soothing ocean-themed wallpaper enhances the serene ambiance, while the en-suite bathrooms, bathed in soft cream hues, feature unique pebble accents for a touch of coastal charm.

Standard Rooms

All standard rooms have an en-suite bathroom with soft cream walls are decorated with beach pebbles creating a unique atmosphere. All rooms come complete with minibar and television and a coffee station. All our rooms are equipped with 3-point, Euro and USB-plugs.

Luxury Rooms

Our luxury rooms are more spacious than the standard rooms, allowing more comfort for our guests. Most of our luxury rooms can be converted into family rooms, sleeping 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 years.


Our Suite offers 2 bedrooms, a living space with a small kitchenette, one bathroom and separate toilette.

Standard Rooms

Bed & Breakfast

N$ 1280 Per person sharing

N$ 1540 Single Room

Luxury Rooms

Bed & Breakfast

N$ 1450 Per person sharing

N$ 1900 Single Room


Bed & Breakfast

N$ 9000 Per person sharing

Min 2 pax

* Children between 7 - 12 years (Valid until 31.12.2024) N$ 550 Rack per child

* Children 6 years and younger no charge

Your Home
at the Sea

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Swakopmund, Our charming guesthouse is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its charming environment and proximity to great restaurants, we make it easy to enjoy the best of Swakopmund.

Air Conditioned Rooms

Free WiFi






A Namibian Coastal Experience

Our Service.

At Swakopmund Guesthouse, we go the extra mile to ensure your stay is special. We offer personalised service, anticipating your needs and exceeding your expectations. We offer convenient amenities tailored to the discerning traveler, including laundry services and a willingness to fulfill any special requests. As an owner-run establishment, we are always on hand to ensure impeccable service and attention to detail throughout your stay.

Our Enviroment

Embrace a sustainable escape at the Swakopmund Guesthouse, where solar power fuels our commitment to eco-conscious hospitality. More than just a place to stay, our guesthouse offers a unique experience that blends modern comfort with environmental responsibility.


Explore our curious old-world town, hedged by desert and sea

Swakopmund is much loved because of its old-world charm and relaxed atmosphere. Founded in 1892 during the period of German colonial rule, it served as the territory’s main harbour for many years. Today’s lush green lawns, palm trees and carefully tended and colorful public gardens enhance this.

Swakopmund has several excellent restaurants, pubs and discos and a few nightclubs. A special feature of the town is its jewelry shops, which offer pieces ranging from contemporary African to continental designs. Art and craft shops offer local products, while street vendors sell Namibian rural art. The museum on the beachfront was founded by Dr. Alfons Weber in 1951 and contains the largest collection of birds’ eggs in Namibia. The reference library, known as the Sam Cohen Library, comprises some 6 000 volumes, including the renowned 2 000-title Africana collection of the late Ferdinand Stich. The archives, housed in the same building, allow visitors access to a unique collection of newspapers dating from 1898 to the present day. Year-round sport and recreation include paragliding, hang-gliding, surfing, windsurfing, yachting, sand skiing, skydiving, and golf etc. The golf course in its desert setting has been described as one of the best in southern Africa. A popular feature of the Namib-Naukluft Park is the Welwitschia Trail, which lies east of Swakopmund. The route is marked with stone beacons and offers a close look at the Welwitschia mirabilis, a botanical curiosity endemic to the Namib Desert and one of the most intriguing and bizarre plants on earth. Sprawling untidily on the desert plains, the Welwitschia is believed to have a lifespan of up to 2 000 years. The plant produces only two leaves throughout its lifetime. The desert winds tear at the fibrous, evergreen blades, shredding them into strips that curl into snake-like thongs, leaving the tips withered and dry. A large concentration of these plants is found along the Welwitschia Trail. While this is their most southern distribution, Welwitschia’s occur as far northwards as the south-western corner of Angola. A magnificent specimen, known as the Great Welwitschia and estimated to be about 1 500 years old, can be seen along the Welwitschia Trail.A scenic desert drive along a proclaimed road through the Namib-Naukluft Park stops at a lookout point over the valley known as the Moon landscape. Soft overlaying levels of earth, deposited some 450 million years ago, were eroded over millenniums to create this eerie landscape.An unexpected cluster of eucalyptus and palm trees on the banks of the Swakop River at the farm Goanikontes surrounds a historic farmhouse dating back to the mid-1850s. In earlier times the farm had a thriving vegetable garden and supplied fresh produce to Swakopmund. Goanikontes is now a popular picnic site and venue for all-night parties.



The Namib Desert, the oldest in the world, is reputed to house some of the largest dunes on this planet, ideal for the enthusiastic sand boarder. This activity is conducted between 09h30 and 13h30


What a thrill to be able to ride a bike up a dune, never could we have imagined it until the arrival of the fat bike! On our Scenic Desert Tour, you take in the silence and breathtaking scenery of the oldest desert in the world while feeling the fresh coastal air and enjoying the thrill of cycling up and down Namibia's famous dunes. Tours start every day from 8h30, 11h00, and 14h30


Quad biking

Experience the sheer thrill of riding a four wheeled motorbike through Namibia's boundless expanse of shifting sand dunes along a route of approximately 35km



Free fall at 200km/h and experience the feeling of human flight, your instructor then opens the parachute and you get to fly over the oldest Desert in the world. Pure adrenaline!


Horse Riding

Explore the desert by horseback; taking out-rides into the bush vegetation of the Swakopmund Riverbed and along the Moon landscape or along the beach or sand dunes.


Shore or boat options are available. Good catches can be expected all year round. The following species can be caught: Kabeljou, Steenbras, Barbel, Galjoen, Garrick and various sharks. Experienced skipper and guide on board.

Dolphin Cruise

Experience the thrill of dolphins leaping alongside the boat, seals fed by hand and have a champagne breakfast with fresh oysters on the calm waters of the Walvis Bay Lagoon. Time: 08h30

Sea Kayaking

Experience the splendour of our beautiful wetlands and offshore coastal areas from the unique vantage of the sea kayak. Tours are led by an experienced, licensed guide and only certified, seaworthy kayaks are used. There is a minimum of 2 participants.

Camel Rides

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon experiencing true desert automation. All rides start at the camel farm 5 km outside of Swakopmund

Welwitschia Full-day Tour

The tour takes you through ancient canyons of the Moon Valley, one of the most captivating regions of the Namib Desert. Time: 08h30 (requires minimum 4 adult guests).


Enjoy an informative outing to the Aquarium which features a large transparent tank with a glass walk through-tunnel

Living Desert Tour

A unique 4x4 adventure which specialises in bringing the desert to life while sharing its awesome beauty with travelers from all over the world. The coastal dune belt may seem barren and lifeless to many people, but in fact it is alive with a fascinating variety of little desert-adapted animals, which are able to survive on the life-giving fog which consistently rolls in from the cold Atlantic Ocean.

Welwitschia Half-day Tour

The tour takes you through ancient canyons of the Moon Valley, one of the most captivating regions of the Namib Desert. Times: 08h30 or 14h00 (requires minimum 2 adult guests).

Sandwich Harbour 4x4 Scenic Tour (Half-day)

Visit the Walvis Bay Lagoon, the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon (a RAMSAR site; weather & tide dependent) and the spectacularly high coastal dunes of the Namib Desert. Times: 08h30 or 12h30. Requires minimum 3 guests.

Scenic flights

Experience a bird's-eye view of the Namib Desert, Atlantic coastline, shipwrecks or the Skeleton Coast (weather-dependent). Requires minimum 2 guests.

Meet the Team

We’re a family, not just a team. Get to know the friendly faces that make your stay special, from the warm welcome at reception to the delicious meals in our dining room. We’re passionate about hospitality and dedicated to ensuring your experience is unforgettable.