Langstrand is a small beach resort on the Atlantic coast in western Namibia. Langstrand and its neighboring sister resort Dolfynstrand lies between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. It is, for the most part, an upscale beach resort where many have beach homes to escape the interior heat off Namibia. Here you’ll find a magical Oasis nestled between the endless beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic Namib Dunes.
The area is a hotspot for holiday makers from all over, offering a whole host of activities for the adrenaline junkie as well as breathtaking scenery & beaches for those just wanting to relax & recharge. You can choose from a variety of activities ranging from:
- boat cruises,
- quad biking,
- crayfish diving,
- tidal pools
- Dolphin Cruises,
- Dolfystrand recreational
Langstrand is well suited for the outdoor lifestyle, boasting sports such as sandboarding, kiting, surfing, swimming, angling, sailing, golf and other in- and outdoor sport codes. During the December holidays Langstrand and its surrounding resorts come to life as beach sports, events and entertainment draw thousands of visitors, who want to wind down and soak up the sun. During this time anglers flock to the coast to catch some of the best quality and largest edible fish in Africa. These include steenbras, kabeljou, snoek and other delicious varieties.
The Dolphin Park and Long Beach resorts attract many visitors who choose to stay close to the ocean with the luxury of well-equipped accommodation and facilities. Tour operators offer various tour packages whether by quad-bike, off-road vehicles, sea excursions or scenic flights by plane.
Undoubtedly amongst the most famous desert landmarks in Namibia is Dune 7, one of the highest crests in the dune belt along the coast. With picnic sites and shaded with palm trees the dune is a popular sand-boarding haunt, while simply climbing to the top to see the view is an adventure on its own. The coastal dunes are popular with para-gliding, sand-boarding and quad biking enthusiasts