Coastal Strip-Stories

December 21, 2012

10 of the Coast’s Hangout Spots Not to Miss this December

Compiled by Marita van Rooyen Chilling at the Coast Namibia’s coast is a hotspot of activities. Here we chronicle some of the 10 must see’s and […]
December 14, 2013

Day trips from Swakopmund

Text Marita van Rooyen We know you love the coastal playground and the excitement the hot summer days bring, but try not to become too stuck […]
January 10, 2014

Whales, dolphins & birds abound!

This is the second in a series of articles which will focus on the wetland treasures of Namibia  MAIN PHOTO: Lagoon ©Paul van Schalkwyk Text Edward […]
August 22, 2014

Alive and well in the Namib

Text and photographs Ron Swilling| Main photograph: Shovel snouted lizard. Photo: Annabelle Venter “Yahoooo,” shouted Johnny as we rode the sand dunes on our 4×4 Mitsubishi […]
December 12, 2014

Animal antics in Walvis Bay

December 12, 2014

Surfing the Skeleton Coast

Text Will Bendix Harsh. That’s how lifelong devotee Rod Braby describes surfing along Namibia’s rugged shores. “The water is cold, and there are lots of top […]
December 12, 2014

Birding at the Walvis Bay Lagoon

December 26, 2014

Finding Treasure at Cape Cross

December 29, 2014

Desert Fare – Swakop River Saturday

January 2, 2015

Sandwich Harbour – Surf’s up!

October 9, 2015

Strand Hotel Swakopmund officially opens

Today is the big day! The long-awaited Strand Hotel Swakopmund is officially opening its doors. At 12:00 today the brand new Strand Hotel situated at the Swakopmund Mole will start its new journey.
November 18, 2015

Swakopmund’s newest Delight

Five years ago the idea of launching a new hotel under the Gondwana Collection was born. Today The Delight is open and welcoming guests from far and wide.
December 7, 2015

Generation Wanderlust – From bush to beach

There are tons of amazing wild places to explore throughout Namibia at low cost and with high reward. A weekend in the bush is the perfect quick fix to your city-living blues. From Windhoek there are a number of really cool day trip destinations to choose from...and if the bush isn't really your thing, you can head to the beach!
December 14, 2015

Top 10 new things to try at the coast

The top 10 new activities to try on your next visit to the Namibian coast!
December 16, 2015

Take a break between Windhoek and Swakopmund

Journeys are about exploring and discovering. They are crammed with surprises: interesting people, fascinating stories and intriguing places. Instead of racing to your destination, consider slowing down and spicing up your trip with some colourful stops.
December 23, 2015

TNN goes fishing with CYMOT

If you enjoy spending hours on end on beautiful beaches with the soft roar of the ocean waves for company and the thrill of a nip at the end of your line sending adrenalin coursing through your veins, Namibia’s shoreline is the place for you. Get your bait, hook, line and sinker ready and cast away. TNN goes fishing...
January 13, 2016

Explore Swakopmund on horseback

It is said that the Strand Hotel Swakopmund is the most ambitious hotel project in the history of Namibia. It has 125 rooms and is recognized as a four star hotel and the reason for this huge investment made by O&L Leisure is all the activities in and around Swakopmund. The Strand Hotel Swakopmund recommends exploring Namibia on horseback the next time you pay them a visit.
January 14, 2016

Namibia’s first whisky festival

On 18 March, the Dome in Swakopmund will be hosting Namibia's first ever whisky festival.
February 2, 2016

BON Hotel Swakopmund opens

BON Hotel Swakopmund, a new offering from BON Hotels, opened its doors to the public in December 2015.
February 23, 2016

Q & A with Strand Hotel Swakopmund

In 2015 the luxurious Strand Hotel Swakopmund opened. It was by far the most costly hotel project in the history of the country. In anticipation of visitors from all over the world that have not yet been to Swakopmund, or those that would simply like to know more about the quaint town, Strand Hotel decided to answer a few frequently asked questions.

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