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Walvis Bay

August 14, 2018

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About Walvis Bay

Welcome to Namibia’s main port and jewel of the Namib Desert, Walvis Bay. Located on the southwest coast of Africa (central coast of Namibia) along the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the golden dunes of the Namib Desert, Walvis Bay is often referred to as little Dubai. With its strategic location as gateway for imports and exports, Walvis Bay is also a growth hub with great potential for expansion and investments.

Accommodation Options

Amjicaja Guesthouse

Amjicaja Guesthouse offers a range of accommodation ideal for members of the business community, families and individual tourists alike. You can also expect a warm welcome from your friendly, warm hosts and staff. The guest house is situated approximately 5km from the centre of Walvis Bay, the main harbour town in Namibia. The Meersig Area is within walking distance from the Walvis Bay Lagoon.
A tastefully restored coastal bed and breakfast establishment, Amjicaja is preferred by many of its guests to other larger hotels in the town or the holiday resort of Swakopmund which is 30kms north. The name Amjicaja was created by the owners and is an anagram of (some of) their grand-children’s initials.
Amjicaja has its own fitness centre complete with gymnasium equipment and indoor heated swimming pool. The comfortable guest lounge is an ideal venue to relax as is the huge garden. A laundry service as well as email, fax, telephone and wireless wi-fi Internet connection complete the indoor facilities.
Outside there is an entertainment centre, consisting of a braai area, pool table and big screen TV for that important sporting occasion. Secure parking and a car wash bay is also provided.
A hearty breakfast is served in the dining area although light lunches and dinner can be arranged. As this is a bed and breakfast establishment, the owners/managers will be only to pleased to recommend a suitable local bar/restaurant for those who prefer to dine out.
Accommodation is in either luxury rooms or a honeymoon suite:
• Luxury Rooms: 5 luxury rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, DSTV, switch phones, Internet connection, tea/coffee station, an in-room safe and a hair-dryer.
• Honeymoon Suite: The honeymoon suite is fitted with a jacuzzi and has similar facilities to the Luxury Rooms.
The conference centre can seat up to 15 personnel, perfect for meetings, seminars and small conventions. The use of projectors and screens can be arranged.

Flamingo Villas Boutique Hotel

This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Featuring free WiFi, Flamingo Villas Boutique Hotel offers accommodation in Walvis Bay. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.
Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and a hairdryer.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.
Kuiseb Delta Adventures is 600 m from Flamingo Villas Boutique Hotel, while Pelican Bay Viewpoint (Walvis Bay) is 700 m away. The nearest airport is Walvis Bay Airport, 17 km from Flamingo Villas Boutique Hotel.
This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Walvis Bay! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.
This property is also rated for the best value in Walvis Bay! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Protea Hotel Pelican Bay

Protea Hotel Pelican Bay overlooks an important wetland area – the Walvis Bay Lagoon. As you would expect from such a prime location the birdlife in front of the hotel is extraordinary. As the hotel is also situated in the CBD of Walvis Bay, you are within easy walking distance of shopping centres, pubs, restaurants, cinema, a casino, parks and financial and business areas.
The Lagoon is one of Namibia’s 4 Ramsar sites and it’s protection is guaranteed by the Namibian government. The Ramsar Convention, (The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance) is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands. It is named after the town of Ramsar in Iran, the location of the first meeting.
Facilities and services at Protea Hotels Pelican Bay include, Neptune’s Coffee Shop (with Wi-Fi Internet connection and open 24hrs) the Aquarius Restaurant, Navigators Cocktail Bar, 24hr reception, same-day laundry service, free airport shuttle service for it’s guests.
The hotel also has a conference centre, with facilities to seat 200 people. There is satellite TV, secure parking and and disabled facilities. Dolphins can often be spotted from the hotel playing in the water.
Accommodation at Protea Hotels Pelican Bay comprises of 48 rooms. There are:
• Standard Rooms: These rooms are on the ground floor, sea-facing with an outside wooden viewing deck. Typical facilities include en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, 8 channel TV, modem access/computer port, mini-bar, direct dial telephones, shaver outlets, in-room safes, a work desk and a tea/coffee station.
• Balcony Rooms: set on the upper floor, also sea-facing but with improved views of the bay. The facilities are similar to the Standard Rooms.

Protea Hotel Walvis Bay

Protea Hotel Namibia is situated in the CBD of Walvis Bay within walking distance of shopping centers, pubs, restaurants, cinema, casinos, parks and financial and business areas. Walvis Bay has a very unique location with the bustling harbour, the only deep-sea port on the West Coast of Southern Africa, on the one side and the tranquility of the lagoon and the isolation of the Namib desert on the other. Surrounded by the Atlantic, the Walvis Bay Lagoon and the world’s oldest desert, the Namib, the Walvis Bay Protea Lodge offers a memorable haven to travellers from near and far. All rooms are en-suite, with air-conditioning and colour TV (with M-Net), as well as ergodynamically designed working desks. Activities include camel rides, dune-skiing, quad-biking, hang-gliding and even a round of golf on a novel 9-hole desert golf course. Explore the beauty of this wild and curious blend of ocean and desert and marvel at the breathtaking beauty of flamingoes at sunset.
Accommodation comprises two well appointed en-suite single-bedded rooms, 20 well appointed en-suite twin bedded rooms (of which one has specially been equipped for the disabled) and 4 well-appointed spacious en-suite rooms with kingsize beds and sleeper couches that can serve as family rooms.
All rooms have electronic key system, electronic laptop size safe, air-conditioning, TV with 10 channels and a music channel, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, a small fridge, coffee making facility, while some rooms also have a balcony.
The Hotel offers free wireless Internet access and is also fitted with an electronic digital fire detecting system. Secure parking is available indoors and outdoors at no additional charge. Business facilities such as secretarial, fax and photocopy facilities available. Airline and car rental reservations as well as airport shuttles available through Budget Rent a Car situated in the lobby. Babysitting services and cots available on request. Laundry and valet services available from Monday to Friday.
The restaurant provides a Protea and Continental Breakfast from 07h00 until 10h00. Five nearby restaurants serve lunch and dinner – they also provide delivery to Guest rooms. A Residents’ bar operates between 15h00 and 23h00 daily and Guests can also enjoy an al-fresco breakfast or sundowner in the Courtyard.
Situated in the CBD of Walvis Bay within walking distance of shopping centers, pubs, restaurants, cinema, casino’s, parks and financial and business areas. Walvis Bay has a very unique location with the bustling harbour, the only deep-sea port on the West Coast of Southern Africa, on the one side and the tranquility of the lagoon and the isolation of the Namib desert on the other.

Oyster Box Guesthouse

Oyster Box Guesthouse offers a beautiful waterside Walvis Bay Lagoon location together with a beach house atmosphere and lagoon views. The lagoon is also a major attraction for water sports enthusiasts and bird lovers. Visitors to the region sometimes prefer accommodation in Walvis Bay instead of the more traditional tourist choice of Swakopmund as many of the water-based activities begin here.
The Walvis Bay Lagoon is one of the most important wetlands in southern Africa. Its associated richness of bird and marine life led it be designated a RAMSAR site in 1995, therefore protecting its nutrient-rich deep waters. Expect to see thousands of lesser and greater flamingo and many other rare and special species including visiting migrants. This makes the lagoon a major Namibian tourist attraction in it’s own right.
A section of Oyster Box Guesthouse faces the bay. Downstairs is the reception and lounge with an outside porch that doubles up as a beach bistro open to the public which serves a choice of drinks and light meals. The breakfast lounge and 2 terrace areas are located upstairs. Lunch packs can be ordered for those on day trips and activities. Light meals can be ordered in the evening but the owners/management can recommend any one of 3 known restaurants within walking distance of the guesthouse, including the nearby Raft. Similar establishments and bars are just a further 5mins drive away. After dinner enjoy a sundowner in their ‘sheltered’ lounge and bar.
There are 12 single or double rooms located on both the ground and upper floors. Most of the rooms upstairs have sea-views, some have balconies. En-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning/heater, DSTV hotel package and an in-room safe are standard. Wi-fi connection is available.

Ngandu at Sea

Ngandu at Sea is situated a stone-throw from the famous Walvisbay lagoon and offers stylish and accommodation. Guests have a choice of staying in one of 22 comfortable rooms, each decorated accurately to reflect the stories of a unique coastal region. The guest rooms and apartments are spacious and include en-suite bathrooms, TV with DStv and a telephone. The hotel consists of a well-equipped lounge, a tea garden, a conference facility and a restaurant serving delicious meals. The hotel offers additional features such as a laundry, a curio shop and indoor braai facilities.

The Shifting Whispering Sands

Conveniently Situated Between The Town centre & Lagoon Area
Our Bed and Breakfast is situated near the town centre within walking distance from the lagoon where thousands of seabirds feed in the shallow water. All our 5 luxury units have outside entrances and are equipped with their own bathroom, fridge, TV, air conditioner and tea and coffee facilities. Our breakfast is outstanding and included in the price

Egumbo Lodge

Egumbo Lodge is an ‘elegant colonial lodge’ overlooking the Walvis Bay Lagoon. This splendid location makes it the perfect destination for families and individual travellers who rate birding and water sports highly as part of their Namibian holiday. It also serves as the perfect base from which to explore the central areas of the Skeleton Coast including Swakopmund, Sandwhich Harbour, Cape Cross & of course Walvis Bay. Egumbo is a local word meaning ‘home’.
Amenities at Egumbo Lodge include a restaurant and bar, wine cellar, lounge with fireplace, heated swimming pool and the intriguing ‘whiskey corner’. A hot and cold buffet breakfast can be ordered and in the evening diners can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine from an ‘A La Carte’ menu. Wireless internet access is available throughout the premises, secure parking and a baby sitting service are also offered. Room service is from 07h00 to 22h00.
Accommodation is in a total of 8 rooms. There are:
• Double Rooms: 7 double rooms are equipped with queen-sized beds. Central heating, espresso coffee machine, wireless Internet access, flat-screen TV, a hair-dryer and a room safe are standard. Some of the rooms have a bath, others a bath and a shower or a shower only.
• Single Room: The Single Room has a double bed and is equipped with a shower only and similar facilities to the Double Rooms.
• Suite: This is the largest room in the lodge and has a sofa and a bathroom with a bath and a shower.

Pelican Point Lodge

Pelican Point Lodge is situated on a remote peninsula around half an hour (32km’s) 4×4 drive from the Namibian harbour town of Walvis Bay. The lodge is built on a large sandbank and is bordered on one side by the Lagoon and on the other by the Atlantic Ocean. – a truly remote and spectacular location. Many guests stay for 2 or 3 nights and the owners pride themselves on a high standard of service and hospitality.
Pelican Point has housed a beacon to safely guide ships into the Walvis Bay harbour since 1915. The lodge itself is situated in the renovated harbour control building adjacent to the ‘new’ lighthouse which was built in 1932. So expect panoramic views of the sea (morning fog permitting) and at times a bracing breeze.
The communal areas consist of a lounge & dining offer guests the opportunity to enjoy a drink or fine dining while admiring the fine views. The large outside deck area offers views over the bay & the Namib Desert dunes and is the perfect place to watch the sun set. Breakfast is a big part of the experience at Pelican Bay Lodge and can be enjoyed either in the dining room or on your rooms private deck. A 3 course meal rounds of the day and is served either in the dining room or on the main deck (depending on the weather). For those who find themselves to still be peckish between these two meals a light lunch is available on request.
Pelican Point offers accommodation in a choice of 9 suites:
• The eight ‘luxury’ suites are spacious and offer a queen sized bed, I-Phone charger and clock, hair dryer, lounge area a private deck area to enjoy amazing views of the lagoon with blankets for the chilly and windy evenings), a private safe, an eco fireplace, 24hr-room service. Most of the en-suite bathrooms have 2 showers and a double basin and are located to maximise the views, even from the shower.
• The Captain’s Cove suite is on top of the building and offers 360° views. In addition to the facilities available in the standard suites the bathroom in the Captain’s Cove is also equipped with a bath tub & shower.
As one would expect from an establishment situated in such a pristine & unspoiled environment Pelican Point Lodge takes the utmost care to be environmentally friendly.
Guests at Pelican Point Lodge are free to explore the peninsula at their leisure and the lodge staff will happily arrange a picnic hamper for breakfast or lunch, or some sundowner drinks for those wanting to spend some additional time in the great outdoors. There is a great deal to see in the area with seal colonies, a plethora of bird species including the very endangered Damara Tern, pelicans & flamingoes. You may also encounter abandoned oyster farms, aquatic animals such as the Mola Mola or giant jelly fish, while adventurous jackals often approach visitors.
For those wanting to stay in touch with the outside world a wi-fi hotspot is available. The Pelican Point experience is rounded off with a gift on arrival as well as complimentary tea / coffee, soft drinks & water throughout your stay.

Lagoon Chalets and Caravan Park

Situated walking distance from the famous Walvis Bay lagoon, Lagoon chalets is a perfect opportunity for traveling guests to relax and enjoy the Namibian coast at their own leisure.
Our Chalets
We offer a variety of chalets to choose from. Catering from families, to couples and the single traveller, we can acommodation from one person in our single chalets and up to eight people in our double storey chalets. All chalets have a kitchen/kitchenette and DSTV.
Our Camping Sites
Our camp sites are well protected against the wind and offer electricity points and braai facilities. We also have larger campsites to accommodate caravans and off-road trailers.
Backpackers Rooms / Dorms
Our rooms and backpacker chalets
are ideally suited for the single or couple backpackers, while our dormitories cater for larger groups i.e School groups, Tour groups and over-landers.
Conference Facilities
We currently have 3 conference facilities to offer. Our facilities have overhead projector, comfortable seating. Refreshments and dinners can be arranged on request.

Esplanade Park

All chalets with bath and shower, separate WC, lock-up garage, outside braai area without grid, TV, card phones. Equipped for self-catering with bedding, stove/oven, fridge, deep-freezer, electric kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery.
VIP cottage further offers double garage and double bed in master bedroom, microwave. DSTV.
Please supply own towels, braai grid, dishwashing utensils and soap. No pets are allowed.