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Sandcastle apartments

Swakopmund - Namibia

Expect a warm welcome at Sandcastle Apartments situated in the Namibian seaside town of Swakopmund. They offer quality comfortable self-catering accommodation only a stone's throw from the Atlantic Ocean. The city centre and numerous restaurants, pubs and shops, are less than 15mins walk away. Enjoy your holiday or business trip set in a verdant landscaped garden.

There are 4 individually decorated and recently renovated, self-catering apartments available, taking a maximum of 14 guests at any one time. As they are self-catering, meals are not included, however breakfast can be arranged if required.

  • All of the apartments have individual alarm systems and secure, off-street parking.
  • WiFi is available on the property
  • There is no smoking on the premises
  • Unfortunately, no pets are allowed on the premises.

Each flat has a built-in kitchenette equipped with a microwave, integrated electric hob and cooker head, coffee machine and cordless kettle, toaster,hairdryer, cutlery and crockery. The Lion Flat has a refrigerator while the Elephant, Zebra and Atlantic have a fridge/freezer combo. Bedding and towels are also provided in every unit, as are electric plugs for hair-dryer and razors (220v) suitable for German (and most European) appliances. There is also a designated braai area in the garden for guests.

The Zebra Flat - This apartment is ideal for 2 adults and a child. It has a twin-bed bedroom and a spacious bathroom/shower. There is also a flat screen TV (with DStv satellite channels) in the lounge. A floor to ceiling double window and sliding door, leads into the garden.

The Lion Flat: Also used as their Honeymoon Flat, this is a very well-designed flat for 2 people. It has a king-size double bed, a luxurious bathroom/shower, a separate lounge with flatscreen TV (with DSTV channels) and a fitted kitchenette with dining area. This is popular with honeymooners staying at Sandcastle Apartments.

The Elephant Flat: This apartment is suitable for 2 adults and 1 or 2 children. It is a bright and spacious unit with a king-size double bed and a bathroom/shower.. There is a roomy living room that is big enough to add 2 beds for children, sharing the flat with their parents. It has a flat screen TV (with DSTV channels) and a separate dining area and a fully equipped kitchenette with a freezer additional to the facilities of the other flats. (This unit is not suitable for 4 adults as the bathroom is only reachable through the bedroom!) The flat is very light with the two large double-windows that lead into the garden.

The Atlantic Flat: This is a flat for families and groups. It is a 3 bedroom apartment, designed for 2 persons in each room, situated on the first floor and offers great ocean views. Of the three bedrooms: all the bedrooms come with movable twin-beds. There are 2 shower/ bathrooms. There is a separate lounge with flat screen TV (with DSTV channels) and a fully equipped fitted kitchen and dining area, with a freezer additional to the facilities of the other flats.

Swakopmund car hire can also be arranged.

Sandcastle Apartments. Something for everyone, and an excellent choice for self catering accommodation in Namibia

Accommodation in Namibia

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  • Sandcastle Apartments: Elephant Bathroom
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  • Sandcastle Apartments: Elephant Dining Area
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  • Sandcastle Apartments: Elephant Lounge
  • Sandcastle Apartments: Lion Bathroom
  • Sandcastle Apartments: Lion Bedroom
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Activities from Swakopmund
Ballooning in Swakopmund

A hot air balloon ride over the Namib Desert

Bird Watching Day Trips

Full & half day trips from Swakopmund to various birding hotspots in the Namib Desert

Cape Cross Tour

A half day tour (with morning and afternoon departures) to the seal colony at Cape Cross

Cape Cross & Messum Crater Tour

Visits the seal colony at Cape Cross and the Messum Crater which is best known for it's desert adapted plants such as the Welwitschia Mirabilis


Everything from sharks to pilchards

Living Desert Tour

A half day tour into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Day Trip

A day trip from Swakopmund into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Night Walks

Explore the Namib Desert at night on foot - a great way to learn about the nocturnal creatures which inhabit this part of Namibia.

Quad Biking

2 hour guided trip into the dune belt near Swakopmund (50km) - you enter an area where you cannot get to by car or foot. No experience necessary...


Skitter down the slip faces of a tall star dune near Swakopmund at 80km/h on a lie-down board, or enjoy the style and grace of a stand-up board. No experience necessary.

Sandwich Harbour Tour

A day trip from Swakopmund down the Skeleton Coast to Sandwich Harbour


Leave the safety of the aircraft and join a tandem skydive. No experience required!

Spitzkoppe Day Tour

Full day tour to the Spitzkoppe Mountains - you will meet the Damara people and be introduced to the Bushman rock art of the area.

Swakopmund Sightseeing

This tour is an exploration into the past, present & future of the town of Swakopmund

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Catamaran Cruise

view the lagoon from the comfort of a catamaran

Dolphin Cruise

A dolphin cruise around the Walvis Bay Lagoon

Historian Quad Bike Edu-Desert Tour

Quad biking in the coastal dunes with a difference. These tours concentrate on the fauna, flora & people who inhabit the dune belt, excellent guiding and stunning scenery make this an experience not to be missed

Kayaking & Sandwich Harbour Combo

An eventful day trip combining kayaking on the lagoon with a 4x4 trip through the Namib Desert dunes ending in Sandwich Harbour

Marine & Dune Day Trip

A morning of cruising on the Walvis Bay lagoon is followed by the spectacular and thrilling drive to the natural harbour & splendid birdlife of Sandwich Harbour

Sea Kayaking

Kayaking on the Walvis Bay Lagoon

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Directions to the lodge

Sandcastle Self-Catering Apartment is situated at 4 Woker Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
  • Coming from Windhoek the B2 becomes Sam Nujoma Avenue as you enter Swakopmund. Turn right onto Moses Garoeb Street (near Shoprite Supermarket) and then turn left at the 7th street onto Tobias Hainyeko Str. Take the 1st right onto Welwitschia Street and then the 3rd left onto Woker Street
  • Coming from Walvis Bay on the B2 take the first right onto Rhode Allee. At the fourth intersection turn left onto Moses Garoeb Street and then continue straight (through 10 intersections) turn left at Tobias Hainyeko Street (the 11th street). Take the 1st right onto Welwitschia Street and then the 3rd left onto Woker Street

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