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Assegaai Trails

What we think Vibe: The perfect venue for hiking, nature watching, and gatherings. Full disclosure: I liked this place so much that I got married here. They never intended it that way – in fact, it was a pineapple farm for most of its history. They started a hiking...

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Presley Bay Wild Coast Resort

Presley Bay Wild Coast Resort can accommodate up to 12 people. We offer self-catering facilities. To secure the entire 4 rooms the cost is R1200.00 per night. We also have a 8 seater shuttle available at a reasonable cost. We are located 30km from Mthatha to Ngqeleni...

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Soul House

In their own words Soul House is an upmarket self-catering surf lodge with 7 spacious, modern rooms, sleeps 18 guests in comfortable home from home style facilities. As well as a café with a trendy surf shop, a large outside entertainment deck, a private garden, an...

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Once in Cape Town

What we think Cape Town’s beauty is surpassed in scope only by its prices, thankfully however, hidden in plain sight is the both affordable and trendy backpacker’s hostel, Once in Cape Town. Situated above one of the city’s hottest haunts and branded as an “All Star...

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Assegaai Trails

What we think Vibe: The perfect venue for hiking, nature watching, and gatherings. Full disclosure: I liked this place so much that I got married here. They never intended it that way – in fact, it was a pineapple farm for most of its history. They started a hiking...

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Mountain Base

In their own words A little history In 1985 a satellite base at Dragons Peak in the Drakensberg was established in order for the 87 Helicopter Flying School to conduct their mountain flying training. The base was named after the officer commanding at the time, Cmdt....

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Funky Stay

In their own words Set in the scenic Waterberg Mountains lies the small Bushveld town of Modimolle (previously named Nylstroom). The Sotho name Modimolle refers to the mountain, meaning the ‘God(s) have eaten.’ This tree-rich area is well known for its hiking trails,...

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Morija guesthouse

In their own words When King Moshoeshoe invited the first missionaries to his mountain fortress at Thaba Bosiu in 1833, he gave them freedom to explore the surroundings to find a place they could call home. The three Frenchmen scoured the hills and valleys for an...

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Assegaai Trails

What we think Vibe: The perfect venue for hiking, nature watching, and gatherings. Full disclosure: I liked this place so much that I got married here. They never intended it that way – in fact, it was a pineapple farm for most of its history. They started a hiking...

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Presley Bay Wild Coast Resort

Presley Bay Wild Coast Resort can accommodate up to 12 people. We offer self-catering facilities. To secure the entire 4 rooms the cost is R1200.00 per night. We also have a 8 seater shuttle available at a reasonable cost. We are located 30km from Mthatha to Ngqeleni...

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Karoo Soul

What we think Kicking off our secret selection of the best backpacker’s hostels is Karoo Soul; arguably the most luxurious entry to grace our list (and quite possibly the country). This quaint Tudor-style manor house finds itself neatly tucked away in the Klein...

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Coffee Shack

What we think Not to be confused with your local java purveyor, this aptly titled Eastern Cape lodge derives its name and reputation from the picturesque alcove of Coffee Bay. For those looking to dash their backpacking experience with a rich blend of adventure and...

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