Compass Travel & Covid 19 News
Over the month of January, Namibia has seen incredible rainfall to replenish the parched environment of many years of draught. This resulted in the immediate transformation of landscapes into lush, green expanses and most of our otherwise dry rivers were flowing for days on end.
Tourists to Namibia have the best opportunity to meet local inhabitants, by visiting one of the five ‘Living Museums’ of Namibia. A Living Museum is an authentic way of presenting traditional customs and their unique (but vanishing) way of life.
The Weinberg Boutique Hotel situated in the upmarket area of Klein Windhoek is a brand-new hotel in Windhoek. “Der Weinberg” has a history of being one of the finest and most noble restaurants in Windhoek. However, this superb restaurant closed its doors a few years ago. Since then the property has been further developed until the opening of this noble Boutique Hotel.
Shipwreck Lodge combines complete isolation with architectural finesse. The Lodge finds itself along the Skeleton Coast, which justifies its name by the numerous ship skeletons found along its coast line. The design of the eight bungalows reflects the numerous stranded wrecks. These are arranged around a centrally situated restaurant including a lounge area.
Many establishments in Namibia have renovated, upgraded or extended their properties to facilitate the increasing influx of tourists. Traditionally the 'High season months'of August to End of Nov are quite fully booked already for the 2018 season and early reservations for safaris are recommended for the year 2019!
Find out about two new developments in the hotel industry in Swakopmund. The “Delight Hotel”, Gondwanas new hotel and "Strand Hotel Swakopmund" at the iconic Swakopmund ‘Mole’’.