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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          A hidden gem in Port St Johns! Awesome vibe, friendly locals and helpful staff made the trip so great we decided to stay an extra few days hanging out with Thebs and the crew at the backpackers. Thanks so much guys and I'll see you...More

          Thank Dewald A
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          My two mates and I planned to spend 1 night at Amapondo ...however the vibe, the people and Tebz kept us here for the sheer thrill , fun and beauty of this place for a weeks stay. We've had a trip of a lifetime and...More

          Thank Cody d
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 days ago

          What a great review. So glad Tebs looked after you so well. Tebs is an absolute star and we all love him to pieces. Neil

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Amapondo is an amazing backpackers with the most incredible staff. Everyone is very friendly and helpful, going above and beyond to make sure that you're having a good time. During my stay at Amapondo I felt like part of the family. The view from the...More

          Thank nhouseknecht94
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 days ago

          What a great review. We pride ourselves on that 'family feel' especially since many of our staff live on-site and so it really is like a big family. Thanks for coming. Neil

          Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

          OH what a wonderful experience it was with all customers and employees seem like family!! Everyone was always happy and we had alot of fun! The food was an absoluut amazement! The fries are almost a bit naturally sweet crispy outside and nice and dense...More

          Thank Andrew d
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 days ago

          What a great review - thanks so much. We have an excellent staff team, and we are a big family. Glad you enjoyed our food - our restaurant 'Pondolicious' is famous in town for its chips, which are fresh and cut from the finest potatoes....More

          Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

          It rained our entire 3 night stay in Port St. John's, and I'm so glad we stayed at Amapondos. The staff are so easy going and great company to just relax and have a few beers with. They have great advice on the best things...More

          Thank Jetae27
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 days ago

          Glad you had such a great time - even in the rain. There is so much to do and see in the area that rain can put a real dampener on getting out, but Amapondo is also an excellent and very cozy place to chill....More

          Jungle Monkey Backpackers
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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
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          • US$27 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 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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          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 ?
          10 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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