Walvis Bay, a city in Namibia, offers some of the most stunning spots for tourists. Picture: Protea Hotels by Marriott Walvis Bay.

Walvis Bay, a city in Namibia, offers some of the most stunning spots for tourists. These attractions include the Namib Naukluft National Park that showcases the lunar landscape of Walvis Bay's hinterland and the largest conservation area in Namibia. 

The city of Walvis Bay is surrounded by the desert. On the way to Swakopmund, though, you’ll encounter Bird Island, a man made structure used for the production of guano. Birdwatching is popular here, not just for the eponymous flamingos.

Protea Hotels by Marriott provides trave  is a guide on what to do when you are here:

Where to stay:  Protea Hotels by Marriott Walvis Bay and Pelican Bay. There is also Bay Self Catering Accommodation and Loubser's B&B/Backpackers.

Where to eat: There are plenty of restaurants that offer an array of food, from seafood, game, local and international dishes. You could spot dolphins from The Raft, built on stilts in the lagoon, enjoy a child-friendly atmosphere at Anchors @ the Jetty 1905. 

Make it a cuisine-crawl, and try out the Tug Restaurant, Swakopmund Brau Haus, Tiger Reef Beach Bar and Grill, Café Anton, the Wreck, Napolitana and Kücki' s Pub. Travellers can also ask a local for directions to some more secretive spots like Wurstbude, Café Cuppa, Yon des Sables restaurant and Willi Probst Bakery & Café.

Activities: If adventure is your thing, then try quad biking, sand surfing and 4x4 cruises in the Dunes. There are boat cruises, kayaking experiences, skydiving, horse riding, go karting, camel tours and township tours. There are also scenic flights available.