Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments  Verified Listing

  • Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments in Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape , South Africa
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Braai Area
Full Kitchen
Breakfast included
Internet access
Parking on Premises
Safety Deposit Box
Ceiling fans
Laundry facilities
Airport Transfers
Child friendly
No smoking
Dining Area
Amakaya Backpackers
Our upstairs bar and open air veranda offers magnificent views of the Tsitsikamma mountain range, the lagoon and the bay. This is a great place to relax after a busy day's activities or for the early risers to watch the sunrise. Or you can just laze in a hammock in the garden.

Our communal lounge is equipped with satellite TV, and an internet station. Wi-fi internet is available anywhere on the premises.

We have a fully equipped kitchen and upstairs braai (BBQ) area where you can practice your cooking skills. Free tea/coffee, free Wi-Fi.

Amakaya Apartments
200m from Amakaya Backpackers and 100m from Main Street. Consists of 5 self-catering Apartments (flats) each with their own entrance, kitchen, bathroom, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi..
3 private Apartments and 2 dorm style Apartments.

Property Facilities:
Amakaya Backpackers
Satellite TV in the lounge and bar, fully equipped kitchen, upstairs braai(BBQ), free internet station and free wireless internet.

Baz Bus stop and bookings.

Amakaya Apartments
All Apartments have their own entrance, self-catering kitchen, bathroom, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee.

Area Information:
Nearby Amenities within reasonable travelling time. (+- 10 km)

Town / City Outskirts
Beach Nearby
Near Golf Course
Town / City Centre

Airport Nearby - Plett airport 8km, George 100km

In Room Facilities:
Amakaya Backpackers:
We offer a variety of accommodation - rooms for a bit of privacy or dorms for those who don?t mind sharing.

Our rooms and dorms are named after nearby popular mountain passes.

Outeniqua family room - double bed and 2 bunk beds. Full bathroom, private balcony, valuables safe, TV in room, hospitalityfridge, wi-fi.
Homtini double room - double bed, shared bathroom, valuables safe, TV in room, hospitality fridge, wi-fi.
Montagu twin room - 2 single beds,valuables safe, TV in room, hospitality fridge, wi-fi. Choice of 2 shared bathrooms opposite the room.
Kaaimans twin room - 2 single beds, valuables safe, TV in room, wi-fi. Choice of 2 shared bathrooms.
Rooiberg twin room - 2 single beds, TV in room, wi-fi. Shared bathroom. Room has bathroom with toilet and wash basin en-suite.
Karatara private dorm - sleeps 2 in bunk beds, shared bathroom, wi-fi.
Groot Rivier en-suite dorm - sleeps 4 in bunk beds, en-suite bathroom, wi-fi.
Meiringspoort dorm - sleeps 8 in bunk beds, shared bathroom, wi-fi.
Tradouw en-suite dorm - sleeps 8 in bunk beds, kitchen area, en-suite bathroom, private entrance, satellite TV, wi-fi.

Backpacker Apartments - all apartments have own bathroom, kitchen, tea/coffee, satellite TV and wi-fi.
Apartment 1: 2 bedrooms each sleeping 4 guest in bunk beds - total of 8 guests, lounge, balcony.
Apartment 2: Double bed.
Apartment 3: Double bed and 2 bunk beds (maximum 4 guests), balcony.
Apartment 4: Sleeps 8 guests in bunk beds.
Apartment 5: Double bed and 2 bunk beds (maximum 4 guests).

Adventures and things to do within 25km of Amakaya Backpackers are:
Plett Wine Tours - visit the winelands
Whale and dolphin watching
Eagle Encounters
Wolf Sanctuary
Snake Sanctuary
Robberg Nature Reserve
Adventure Land
Birds of Eden
Elephant experience
Scuba Diving
Adventure boat rides
Surfing and surfing lessons
Jet Ski
Paddle ski
Boat cruises
Deep sea fishing
Horse riding
Bridge walk
Quad biking
Swimming with seals
?and many more!

Venturing further afield:
All available 25km+ from Plettenberg Bay!

Bungy Jump - highest in the world!
Canopy tours - ride the treetops.
Black Water tubing - ride the river
Cango Caves
Ostrich farms
Catamaran cruise
Mitchells brewery
Train museum
Great White Shark cage diving
Otter Trail

Half day and full day tours are also available and can be planned to suite your requirements. Our Adventure Centre will tell you what is available and help you plan your personalised tour.

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Extra Info
Property Type Apartment, Backpackers, Self Catering

1. Online bookings are considered final. Deposits and/or accommodation fees paid
will be refunded/charged as per our cancellation policy.
2. The full booking price is due for a non-arrival if the booking was not cancelled
prior to arrival date.
3. Check-in after 3pm, checkout no later than 10am.
4. A refundable key deposit of R100.00 is payable on receipt of room key at check-
in. This will be refunded when the key is returned on check-out.
5. No refund for early checkouts.
6. We reserve the right to quote differently from the rate advertised.
7. Rooms will not be held after 6pm if a later arrival has not been arranged.
8. While we have made every effort to ensure accuracy and availability, some errors
might still occur and we reserve the right to correct or amend reservations. Once
aware of such incidents we will make all reasonable effort to advise you within 3
working days. In the event of a price correction to a reservation, we will offer you
the opportunity to keep your reservation at the correct price, or at your option, we
will cancel your reservation without penalty. This right applies whether or not the
reservation has been confirmed and/or payment received.
In the unlikely event that we need to cancel your reservation after the booking
has been made, we will make all reasonable effort to advise you as soon as
possible. Should we be unable to fulfil your reservation, you will have the choice
of accepting an offered alternative or cancelling your reservation with a full refund
of all monies paid. In cases where we are unable to provide an alternative, we
reserve the right to cancel your reservation with a full refund.
9. In the event you do not show for the first night of the reservation and plan to
check-in for subsequent nights in your reservation, you must confirm the
reservation changes with Amakaya no later than the date of the first night of the
reservation to prevent cancellation of your reservation.

Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Moderate
For more info Contact Host
About the Host Member since 17 March 2013

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Roznia Glover
27 July 2018

It was great!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Lezel Alberts
30 September 2015

We had an excellent stay. Very friendly receptionists and they were very helpful. We would definitely return.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5

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