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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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          Reviewed 30 June 2015

          On my way home to JHB from Port Elizabeth we stopped at Amapondo. One of the most amazing places on the Wildcoast (Probably the world) . We stayed for 3 nights and i could've easily done 3 weeks. This super spot has it all, down...More

          Thank JohnMothiba88
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

          Nice. Can't wait to have you back...

          Reviewed 24 June 2015

          We had a lovely stay in the Crystal House in Amapondo Backpackers. It was a sporty task to carry all our stuff up the 77 steps but we had a friendly helper from the staff. The hut is well equiped and even had a little...More

          Thank Beate_Durban
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

          We are so happy you enjoyed our beautiful Crystal House. Did you know it was built in the shape of Crystal, and right in the centre, under the floor boards, is a real crystal (supposedly centralising the energy). Glad that you had a great stay...More

          Reviewed 3 May 2015

          South African couple showing our British friends around. What a perfect stop for two nights en route from the midlands to PE. A real taste of the charms of the wild coast - with it's beautiful open spaces, ocean and welcoming people. It poured with...More

          1  Thank Leigh S
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 May 2015

          Wow, what an awesome review. It rained? What a pity. But some of those rainy days, overlooking the ocean, chatting and getting up to silly games at the bar, can be the most memorable. Our views really are spectacular. And our food and bar are...More

          Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

          Came here for a lunch. We had to wait quite long for the food and told them afterwards. The manager sincerely apologised and seemed to care extremely about the wellbeing of his guests. He offered us a free night and we spend the evening drinking...More

          Thank chrisknaap
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 May 2015

          I distinctly remember you guys coming around and that you waited an unacceptable length of time for your food. I am deeply sorry for that. We had a new person training in the restaurant, and although that is not an excuse, it is a rare...More

          Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

          Yet another afternoon relaxing at Amapondo after a long drive and work. Splendid filter coffee and toasted sandwich for late lunch. Buzzing with lots of visitors no space to stay left. Indicative of a good place to stay! You have to visit here if coming...More

          Thank Andrew_Durban460
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 May 2015

          What a wonderful review. Pity we were fully booked though, but I hope you can stay with us next time you're in Port St Johns. Glad you enjoyed your meal at our super yummy, very affordable, Pondolicious Restaurant. Come again soon....

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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$27 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
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          • Eastern Cape >
          • Port St Johns
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Mhimbi
          Greetings! We as a family spent many holidays at Second Beach lots of years ago, and would like to re-live some of the memories in 2018 some time. The questions are: 1. How many people can you accommodate at a time? 2. Is security (petty and more serious crimes) an issue in the PStJ area? 3. To avoid hordes of people we would like to come out of season....which months are the best? 4. Can you give us an indication of prices for next year (more or less). 5.If one decides on self-catering....where is the nearest shop for groceries etc.? 6. Can I correspond by e-mail or sms directly with the owner/s? Many tks Brian
          20 February 2017|
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          Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
          Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
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          Zaheer1209
          Is the airstrip in psj accessible with a normal vehicle (not 4x4 or the like) ?
          16 November 2016|
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          Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
          Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
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          Zaheer1209
          In PSJ for just 48 hours, staying at Amapondo backpackers. What can't I miss ?
          9 November 2016|
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          Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
          Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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