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Swakopmund is Namibia's second biggest town and one of the most surreal and unique destinations in the country. It is Germany meeting the African desert next to the ocean.

Quaintly colonial, Swakop (as the locals call it) is safe, comfortable and pleasant, with cafes, shops, pubs and a happy, active vibe. Swakopmund is the perfect place to “wash the dirt off” after days of driving in the desert and is a base for a huge range of water- and sand-based activities from Swakopmund and nearby Walvis Bay.

Just outside Swakopmund, a section of towering dunes have been set aside for a variety of adventure activities - sand boarding and skiing, quad biking, camel rides and off-road driving. Swakopmund also offers a host of other attractions, including boat trips to see dolphins and seals, shore-based angling, skin diving, surfing or just simply relaxing on the beach. Another very popular day trip is a visit to Sandwich harbor.

In terms of accommodation, though, there are not too many options. We tend use the Hansa Hotel, Swakopmund Guesthouse most often and recently discovered Stiltz, a unique, quirky property that is a bit outside of town.

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