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Namib Desert is situated about 170 miles (274 kilometers) southwest of Windhoek, the national capital.
While it may be tempting to just chill out when holidaying in Namib Desert, keep in mind that Namibia's treasure-trove of scenic delights await. Two examples of places in the vicinity of Namib Desert are Sesriem, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest, and Sossusvlei, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest.
Local tours are a unique way to discover the places the locals love. Join into one of the guided nature walks, wildlife safaris and wildlife spotting tours. If you prefer to take things a little easier while you are on holiday, Namibia has some great relaxing activities for you, like wildlife watching and bird watching.
Local menus are one of the keys to getting to know about an area. So be sure to visit some of the region's cafés and restaurants. Two of the region's typical ingredients are bulbs and swakopmund green asparagus. Potjie kos (stew) and braaivleis (barbecue meal) are two dishes for you to try. If you like to relax with a a nice cold beer or two, check out draught beer. It is the drink of choice for many locals in Namibia. At the end of your meal, unwind by ordering a refreshing local juice.
Remember, travel is one of the few things that you can buy that makes you more rich. Your time in Namib Desert will provide you with moments you'll be sure to treasure for years to come.
Situated in Sesriem, this cottage is within 6 mi (10 km) of Mt. Naukluftberge, Sesriem Canyon, and Elim Dune.
Situated in the mountains, this romantic lodge is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park and 22.8 mi (36.7 km) from Mt. Remhoogteberge.
Situated in Sesriem, this lodge is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park and 26.3 mi (42.3 km) from Mt. Remhoogteberge.
Situated in a national park, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Naukluft Park Welcome Center and 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from Olive Trail.
Situated in Sesriem, this lodge is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Mt. Naukluftberge and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Sesriem Canyon. Elim Dune is 3.2 mi (5.1 km) away.
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Sesriem Canyon and within 20 mi (32 km) of Mt. Naukluftberge and Elim Dune.
Situated in a rural location, this lodge is 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from Mt. Remhoogteberge and 30.4 mi (48.9 km) from Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park.
Situated in Sesriem, this caravan park/campground is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Mt. Naukluftberge and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Sesriem Canyon. Elim Dune is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) away.