Backpackers - Cape Town
Making a difference is more than just an initiative of The Backpack. It is the way we are, the way we work and the way we live.
Choosing to stay with us you will be making a difference to the lives of more than 500 children.
Superbly situated in Cape Town, it's super-organized, friendly, fun and home to many a travelling legend. The swimming pool winks at the mountain, the cafe's food hits the spot and the barbeques are not to be missed. And after 20 years of practice, they have mastered the art of taking care of travellers.
But these are just some of the reasons why staying at The Backpack is so popular. The rest make it a good idea to book ahead. Like their beautiful Afro-chic rooms. And their wide knowledge of travel. Not to mention the regular stuff like their wicked bar, Free Wi-Fi and Internet, ATM, a travel desk and car hire... This award winning hostel is Fair Trade accredited and is a great place to ease into a holiday. Or to plan it. Or to end it,"
Backpackers - Port St Johns
Mad Hatters is the new backpackers in Port St Johns, Eastern Cape.
We offer Dorm, Twin and Double rooms. Restaurant and Bar.
Pull in for one of our Party Nights, you will remember it forever !!!
Guided excursions in and around PSJ will open eyes to the natural beauty and splendor of the Wild Coast (Transkei).
Backpackers Lodge - Plettenberg Bay
Nothando in Plettenberg Bay is ideally situated in the central hub of this stunning coastal town. Nothando is safe, the staff friendly and helpful, the food is to die for, the rooms are imacaculately clean, the location is unbeatable - walking distance from the shops, bars, restaurants, the various stunning beaches, attractions, banks and craft centers). This home away from home, is a 5 star backpackers, however Nothandos charge the same rates as all other run of the mill backpackers. So why not upgrade to stay at a great location in supurb surroundings whilst paying only a fraction of what most establishments would charge?
Nothando is also on the Baz Bus route, and you can easily enjoy outings such as an ocean cruise (with Ocean Safaris or Ocean Blue), you can view the big 5 by visiting a combination of our local wildlife farms and sanctuaries such as the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, Tenikwa Awareness Center and the Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary. You can boggle your mind at the Puzzle Park, kayak with the whales and dolphins, swim with the seals, ride a horse and jump off a bridge. This bridge just happens to be home to the World's highest bungy jump! Other World 1st's worth a visit would be Monkeyland. This is a primates sanctuary which is home to more than 450 primates which range from lemurs, to monkeys and apes. Next door to Monkeyland is Birds of Eden and this bird aviary just happens to be the World's largest free flight single dome bird sanctuary.
There are many Elephant experiences for you in Plettenberg Bay and surrounds too. For an up-close encounter you can visit The Knysna Elephant Park (which also boasts a museum), or you can wander by The Elephant Sanctuary in The Crags.
It does not stop here! We also have several canopy tour type attractions, and at the Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure company you'd be able to glide over a waterfall!
Interested? Well, you should be - so send us an email by clicking here.
PS: The name Nothando means LOVE in Xhosa
Badger's Lodge, Knysna
African Rondavels and cosy Timber cabins in a quiet safe area only 3 km from Knysna town centre and waterfront. Beautiful garden setting and forest. Swimming pool. Secure off street parking. Ensuite B&B rooms, rondavels, and fully equipped Self-catering units with private braai. Ideal for the whole family. Pets by prior arrangement. Plenty to see and do in the area.
Bahari Beach House
We are a small owner run 4 star Guest House on the Solar beach area of Robberg Beach and within 100m of the beach and offer guests 3 fully equiped self catering rooms with kitchenettes in an modern upmarket Guest House with breakfast as an option.
Bamboo Guest House
Bamboo The Guest House (Knysna, Western Cape) prides itself on its friendly, relaxed, and homely atmosphere and this, coupled with top quality service, has led to us having a high percentage of repeat visits. Genial owners and hosts, Jaynie and Gordon, go out of their way to ensure that guests receive a warm welcome at Bamboo and get the most out of their stay in Knysna, Western Cape.
Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse Near Cape Town
Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse is an exclusive country lodge situated on a farm and nature reserve only an hour’s drive from Cape Town, near the winelands. Guests can enjoy walking or hiking in the reserve, mountain biking through wheat fields, windsurfing, birdwatching, and boating on the dam.
At day’s end, guests retire to the meticulously renovated Victorian homestead with its four double bedrooms and separate suite looking up to the towering mountain backdrop. Also available is the child-friendly self-catering Wild Olive House and its adjoining cottage, separately sited from the main farmhouse.
On the food and wine front, Bartholomeus Klip specialises in French cuisine with a local flavour, complemented by an extensive local wine list. A particularly splendid high tea is served, with a lavish spread of both sweet and savoury temptations.
Since the Farmhouse is situated on one of the largest wheat and sheep farms in the Western Cape, there is always plenty of farming activity for guests to inspect. This includes the breeding of disease-free buffalo, now an impressive herd of over 50 animals.
But the glory of Bartholomeus Klip is its 4 000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with its many rare plant species, its important population of the endangered geometric tortoise, and its herds of eland, springbok, bontebok, black wildebeest and red hartebeest, as well as zebras from the world-famous Quagga Project. The farm’s enthusiastic nature conservation officer has encouraged the formation of an Eco-Schools Club at a nearby school, which makes regular visits, and leadership camps have been held in the reserve for local high school children.
Bay Lodge - Mossel Bay
Jan & Lydia Kruger invites you to enjoy the comfort & tranquility of Bay Lodge on the Beach, Mossel Bay, blending luxury beach front accommodation with superb facilities & services to meet the demands of the modern traveler. Of course... With a view to match!
Bayside Lodge - Plettenberg Bay
Bayside Lodge, A 6 bedroomed bed and breakfast is perfectly positioned with its proximity to Plett’s magnificent beaches, the unspoilt Robberg Nature Reserve, shopping centres, restaurants, Sporting facilities (including world class golf courses) and a perfect base from which to explore the Garden Route. Bayside Lodge offers quality hospitality and accommodation to suite everyone’s taste.
Set in a quiet residential area, a mere 500m from Robberg beach, encompasses peace, and tranquility, upmarket accommodation. Personalised service combined with a warm, friendly atmosphere . Scrumptious breakfasts are served in the dining room or patio overlooking a tranquil garden with a secluded salt-water pool, ideal for soaking up the sun, relaxing and listening to the twittering of the birds or enjoying a sundowner on the patio.
Our comfortable guest lounge with under-floor heating and fireplace is perfect for relaxing and browsing through books or planning your next holiday.
Beachfront Accommodation - Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay Beachfront Accommodation, on Central Beach offers comfortable, tastefully decorated en-suite accommodation. A landmark beach front position with modern infrastructure, restaurants and endless adventure options. Plettenberg Bay is centrally situated on the Garden Route, enabling guests to do easy day trips to Knysna, Tsitsikamma National Park, Wilderness, George and even Oudshoorn. The accommodation is superior boasting magnificent views, which look down on to the beach-front. Plett has to be one of the most incredible destinations worldwide for watching marine mammals. Plett has resident whales and dolphins all year round. To ensure a good nights sleep, all our beds have Sealy Posturepedic Hilton Suite Deluxe mattresses. Plettenberg Bay is considered the "jewel" of the Garden Route, with its exquisite beaches and excellent climate. It lends itself to wonderful activities such as whale-watching, dolphins, cycling, hiking, tennis, golf, bird-watching, kayaking, sky diving, bungy jumping, monkeyland and so much more.
The Corbett family have travelled vastly through out South Africa and Namibia and have over 40 years of experience in the tourism and travel industry. We wish to assist our clients where ever we can to make their visit to our amazing country memorable.
Surprising place with high standard facilities and relaxing atmosphere. Only 9 KM from the places "to be", in a quit environment. I'd recommend it as a 6 star, if possible.
Bella Manga - Prince Alfred’s Pass
A four star bush experience on the doorstep of the spectacular Prince Alfred’s Pass and only 15 mins from the white sandy beaches of Plettenberg Bay, with its usual tourist attractions and restaurants. Accomodation is in either self catering forest lodges with braai areas and pool or thatched en-suite rondavels, garden rooms, suites or colonial rooms in the main Manor house. Large swimming pool and heated thatched Jacuzzi. Quad bike safaris exclusive to our guests around our 100 acre country estate. Evening meals on request.
Belvidere Manor - Knysna
Belvidere Manor, an historic hotel situated on Knysna’s lagoon. Beautiful cottages offer spacious accommodation, excellent service and great food at The Bell Tavern and Caroline’s bistro. Small wedding and conference venue.
Berg And Bay Lodge - Mossel Bay
800 meters from beach! Beautiful mountain and sea view. Three spacious large double en-suite self catering rooms with equipped kitchenette, international shaving facility, hair dryer, ceiling fans with private entrance and front door. 1 room with sleeper couch and sliding doors, opening onto private patio. Two spacious rooms with sliding doors onto deck. Each room contains fridge, microwave and TV. Safe under deck parking. BBQ facility. A light continental breakfast consisting of 3 cereals, coffee, tea, milk, rusks and joghurt served in room and included in price of room. Full continental breakfast on request. Sleeps 7 in all 3 rooms. North facing and sunny during winter. The rooms are "non smoking areas", but arrangements have been made for smokers to smoke outside.
Walking distance from fishing, hiking, bathing, business and sport facilities. Shuttle service from George Airport. Mossel Bay is the first place at which Bartolomeus Dias landed after rounding the Cape in 1488.One of the port's historic attractions is the famous "Post Office Tree", so called because in 1500 a sailor left a message in a navigator's boot in a milkwood tree. Today you can still post a letter at this spot. The Bartolomeus Dias Museum Complex consists of historic buildings with exhibits of shells, local and maritime history, dominated by an impressive life-size replica of Bartolomeus Dias caravel.
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Bitou River Lodge
Watch the birds on the river from your bed. Explore the wetlands by canoe. Swim in the pool or at one of Plettenberg Bay's beautiful beaches. Enjoy traditional farmhouse breakfasts and hospitality at this Provençal-style guest house.
Bitou River Lodge is both a destination in its own right and a central base for exploring the area - golf courses, forests, beaches, game farms, shops and restaurants are all just a ten-minute drive away.
Sue speaks English, Afrikaans, French and some German.
We welcome children who are 10 years and older.
Blue Hill Escape
Three hours drive from Birds of Eden, over the Prince Alfred's Pass, is the Blue Hill Nature Reserve. This is part of the Baviaanskloof MegaReserve, located on the western end of the Baviaans closer to Uniondale. Blue Hill Escape offers a range of accommodation options to suit all tastes, from comfortable self-catering to basic camping. The large property is a spectacular showcase of mountain fynbos, and home to at least 2 Cape Leopards. There are several hiking trails, as well as options for mountain-biking. The knowledgeable owners are happy to show you around and give an introduction to the birds, mammals and rock art of the region.
Blue Monkey Hotel - Costa Rica
Welcome to the Hotel Mono Azul (Blue Monkey Hotel in English), where you’ll experience the charm and quality of an American-owned bed and breakfast nestled within the lush Costa Rican rainforest. We are located in the heart of Manuel Antonio, the country’s premiere beach destination, just minutes away from the National Park and beautiful Pacific waters ideal for swimming and activities of all kinds.
Whether you’re looking to spend just a night or several months with us, we offer accommodations that fit all of our guests’ needs. Our prices are the best in the area, and we offer special discounts for groups, volunteers, and students. And don’t forget to keep an eye out for your neighbors, the monkeys!
Full service restaurant offering American, Costa Rican, and Vegetarian Food
Full service bar featuring tropical drinks and the renowned Blue Monkey Blast!
3 swimming pools and 4 sunbathing/shade relaxing areas
Kids Saving the Rainforest Souvenir and Convenience Store
Free delicious coffee all day
Computers and Internet service for a small fee. Wireless free for hotel guests in library
Cable TV in bar, game room, and library
Conference/classroom for groups up to 50
Library with 2,500 books featuring children, environmental, and spiritual books plus novels.
Recycling program plus many environmentally friendly practices
Adventure tours and massage arranged
Bosavern Guest House - Plettenberg Bay
Bosavern Guest House is a stylish, upmarket, 4 Star graded guesthouse set on a cliff, offering spectacular views of the ocean, the pristine white Robberg Beach and Robberg Nature Reserve, and the green expanse of Plett Country Club.
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Plettenberg Bay boasts three spectacular beaches that combined measure over 12 kilometers.Plettenberg.