Beach Lodge lives up to its name. It is located facing the ocean, and there are beach views from all rooms and social areas. The lodge is a striking looking building, with its large glass doors and giant porthole style windows, curved walls and steep gables.
It has a mix of standard and luxury rooms. All are equipped with mod cons such as tea and coffee maker, fridge, TV and Wi-Fi to make your stay comfortable. Each room has a modern ensuite bathroom and either a patio or balcony for more of those sea views. There are larger rooms for families, some sleeping up to 4 people and other accommodating up to 6. Most family rooms have a small kitchen, and some have a lounge.
The Wreck restaurant is on the second floor and has full length windows across the entire front wall for superb sea views as you dine, and is popular with locals as well as hotel guests. Meals can be complimented by fine South African wines from an extensive list.
During your stay you can sample of the many activities available in Swakopmund. such as dophin watching boat trips, excursions to the seal colony at Cape Cross, sandboarding, skydiving, 4x4 Namib Desert trips and historical tours of Swakopmund town.
Open: Beach Lodge is open all year.
Location: The lodge overlooks the beach, as the name suggests, about 5kms from the centre of Swakopmund.
Rooms: There are 10 standard twin rooms, 2 standard family rooms, 5 luxury double rooms and 2 luxury family rooms. All are en-suite, have TV, phone, hairdryer, tea and coffee maker, fridge, safe and are sea-facing and have either a balcony or terrace. Family units have 2 bedrooms. Standard family units have self-catering facilities, and luxury family units have a lounge. All rooms have either a fireplace or an electric heater.
Activities: You can take walks along the beach by the lodge. In Swakopmund you can take part in numerous activities such as trips in the Namib Desert, visits to the Cape Cross seal colony, dolphin cruises, bird watching trips, fishing and sandboarding.
Facilities: These include a lounge with a computer for guest use, a restaurant (see below), bar and a lawned area to the front of the building with sunloungers. There is secure car parking on site.
Dining: The lodge provides a choice of a cooked or continental breakfast every morning. The Wreck restaurant is open to lodge guests and the general public for lunch and dinner, and specialises in seafood. There are other restaurants nearby.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: This is a low risk malaria area.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in rooms and social areas.
A small group trip combining safaris, adventure, culture and camping, travelling through deserts and valleys to the coast, with 4 magical nights camping in the bush.