Namibia Travel
Hotel & Accommodation Guide

Where to stay in Namibia, what to see and where to go, accommodation in Namibia is clean and safe and there is plenty to choose from including camping, self catering chalets, guesthouses, villas, bed and breakfasts, lodges, hotels, bushman camps and more accommodation in Namibia is as varied as the landscape.

Welcome to Namibia

Land of Contrast

Namibia is a large and beautiful desert country on the South west coast of Africa.

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Namibia undoubtedly has some of the most pristine, remote and dramatic landscapes in Africa. First impressions of Namibia are usually of a hot and somewhat harsh land, but you will soon find Namibia is an enchanting country full of life in the most unexpected areas.

Namibia has fascinating geography, history, cultural and wildlife, making Namibia a wonderful place for an exciting holiday. Namibia is predominantly a desert country with approx 310 days of sunshine each year and Namibia is often referred to as the land of contrast with breathtaking mountains, deserts, amazing wildlife and fascinating culture. Memories of Namibia will forever remain in your heart.

→ Map of Namibia showing Main Roads and Distances

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Namibia Hotels Holidays and Places to Stay

Climb the sand dunes of the Namib Desert

The Namib Desert forms the central part of the part of the Namib Naukluft conservation area. This is where you will find Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon making it one of the most popular places on any vacation to Namibia. Enjoy amazing sunrises from the top of the sand dunes.

→ Sossusvlei Sesriem and the Namib Desert

Admire the views of Hells Bend in Fish River Canyon walk the 4 day hike along the canyon and relax in the hot springs of Ai Ais

The gate to Fish River Canyon is situated at the rest camp Hobas. From there, you have to drive another 10 kilometres to the actual Canyon which offers a stunning view of "Hell's Bend".
Fish River Canyon itself is approximately 180kms long.

→ Fish River Canyon Ai Ais and Hobas

Explore the wonderful landscape of Damaraland

Damaraland is a spectacular self drive destination. Nestled between the Skeleton Coast in the West and the Etosha National Park in the north east of Namibia it is a dramatic area for landscapes, wildlife, San (bushman) rock paintings and remote wilderness.

→ Damaraland

Tucked up in the north west of Namibia the most rugged part of Namibia Koakoveld offers plains and rocky landscapes as well as tribal life barely changed for years

Kaokoland is a true wilderness area in the far north west of Namibia. The Kaokoveld is a rugged wilderness for the intrepid adventurer, accessible only by 4 wheel drive the rewards are fantastic with unreal landscapes and of course the Himba people..

→ Kaokoland and the Himbas

Lions in Etosha National Park Namibia

If you want to see African wildlife then Etosha is the ultimate place to visit, with large herds of animals across vast flat landscapes with gatherings around the waterholes as hot and tired animals slate their thirst constantly aware that predators are looking for their next meal...

→ Etosha National Park

Namibias little slice of the Delta the most watered area of the country is a contrast to the rest of this desert country

The remote and awe-inspiring Caprivi Strip in the north east corner of Namibia has woodlands, rivers, delta and swamps, The Caprivi Strip is usually a complete surprise for the first time visitor! Contrasting with the rest of the country the wetlands offer an amazing abundance of water.

→ Caprivi Strip

On the northern border of Namibia you will find Ruacana and also Epupa Falls.

Epupa Falls is a series of cascades that drop a total of 60metres over a distance of about 1.5 km, reaching a maximum width of 500 m. The closest town is Ruacana where the nearby hydro electric plant generates much of Namibia's electricity.

→ Ruacana & Epupa Falls

Waterberg Plateau area is a quiet area north of Windhoek great for birding

Waterberg Plateau located only half a days drive from Windhoek and is a pleasant escape into the peace of the bush, game drives area available onto the plateau and the bird life is stunning in this area. Close by is the AfriCat Foundation known for its work with predators in Namibia.

→ Waterberg Plateau

Sunset over the Swakopmund jetty in Namibia

Swakopmund’s temperate climate offers respite from the searing heat of the desert, a friendly, busy seaside resort with German style architecture and lovely seafood, it allows you to indulge in a variety of ocean activities and adrenaline adventures.

→ Swakopmund

Namibias capital city Windhoek is a compact clean city

With all the modern conveniences of a city, Windhoek usually marks the start or end of any trip to Namibia. It is a clean compact city with its founding history entwined with modern business. Street cafes are an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon

→ Windhoek Capital City

Deep in the diamond area of Namibia lies Luderitz

A town seemingly disconnected with the rest of the world at the end of the road Luderitz is an old fishing town around a harbour rugged, the coastline hides seals Penguins, sharks, shipwrecks and diamonds... visit deserted Kolmanskop to learn about them.

→ Luderitz & Kolmanskop

Namibia Wildlife Resorts for accommodation inside Namibias national parks

Namibia Wildlife Resorts or NWR is the sole tourist accommodation operator inside most of Namibia's National Parks. Operating accommodation inside Etosha Park, Namib Naukluft Desert, Fish River Canyon, Waterberg Plateau Park, Skeleton Coast, Popa Falls, Shark Island, Duwisib Castle and Gross Barmen.

→ Namibia Wildlife Resorts


More Places to Stay around Namibia

Click here for a map showing the main towns and highlights of Namibia

Click on a town or area of Namibia to read more about that area of Namibia

map of namibia

Katimon Malilo Namibia Grootfontein Namibia Tsumeb Namibia Etosha National Park Namibia Kaokoveld Himbaland Namibia Rundu Namibia Caprivi Strip Namibia Namibias Skeleton Coast Damaraland Namibia Brandberg Namibia Waterberg Namibia Okahandja Hotels Gobabis Namibia Otjiwarongo Namibia Omaruru Namibia Windhoek Namibia Buitepos Namibia Rehoboth Namibia Mareiental Namibia Namib Naukluft National Park Sossusvlei Namibia Maltahohe Namibia Namib Desert Namibia Keetmanshoop Namibia Luderitz Hotels Desert canyon and mountain meet in this beautiful area Ai Ais & Fish River Canyon Grunau Namibia Noordoewer Namibia Swakopmund Namibia Walvis Bay Namibia Crossroads town of Bethanien

Namibia is a land of beautiful contrasts with its abundant and adaptive wildlife, dramatic pristine remote landscapes, friendly people and amazing diversity. Namibia is a large country 824, 269 square kilometres (approx four times the size of the UK) but Namibia only has a population of 1.83 million people, this makes Namibia one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. Namibia is a wonderful destination in itself and can be easily combined with a trip to South Africa, Victoria Falls or Botswana