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Monkey Bay Backpackers

9c Jack Powell Road, Ballito 4420 South Africa
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#2 of 31 Speciality lodging in Ballito
Monkey Bay Backpackers is situated in the heart of Ballito Village on the Dolphin Coast in Southern Africa. We are 112.5 meter from the main beach as the crow flies and a stones throw away from all shops, restaurants and night life.The lodge is tastefully decorated in a rustic and artistic way giving our guests the true African experience.Thanks to loads of indoor and outdoor space, nothing will cramp your style during your stay.In fact,the relaxed atmosphere is a little addictive. Don't be surprised if you end up staying longer than planned.Gone are the days when all your holiday cash is spent on accommodation! We are affordable accommodation with more to offer than just a bed. Accommodating 22 people Monkey Bay Backpackers embraces the laid-back ocean based lifestyle everyone dreams of. Who can take life too serious in the subtropical weather with the warm Indian Ocean, masses of banana palms and miles of sandy beaches.This small and friendly backpackers is located in a cheerful old house renovated to the owners own creative style. It has a massive garden with two braai facilities behind the house where we build roaring fires. You can chill on the hammocks, or take an outside shower.Our deck in front of the house is perfect for relaxing in the sun and also equipped with a braai facility. So braai here and convert your time spent with us into the best memories ever made!The unit is self catering with all the utensils needed to DIY your own bacon and eggs for breakfast.After doing doing our marketing Trip in South Africa we have found that we are absolutely on of the best backpackers in South Africa.Cleanliness is our motto and friendliness our game.Other Activities Available:Surf Board Rental Beach Buggy JauntsMicrolight FlipsPaintball GamesQuad Bike Trails Crocodile Farm Excursion Surf Lessons
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Pieter wrote a review Sep 2020
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So glad we made the trip.Kids loved it..We loved it. Not just a great stay but new friends made.Thanx Michael for the great vibes and service to go with it.Made us feel at home right from the start.Try it for sure.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jkbeeskop wrote a review Jan 2020
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Excellent service and the vibe is good. Close to the beach and all the activities. The owner sells some good water and beer. Also the tipe of people are friendly and pet friendly. Coffee at the shop is on a next level.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Fiorellino68 wrote a review Aug 2019
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This backpacker is very close to the King Shaka airport of Durban. It is in Ballito close to the beautiful beach near the hole in the wall. Michael the owner is so creative. He makes this place a very unique funky place. We stayed in a private double room "on the mountain". They have also tents. Andrew from reception is very helpful and nice. They make you feel very comfortable. They give you a lot of advices for activities like hiking.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Itay wrote a review Aug 2019
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the place is really chilled and warm, the hosts are really nice and make you feel at home. also helped with all the surfing information I’ve needed. The room was very special, high on a tree with a beautiful balcony with nice view.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Keisha wrote a review Jul 2019
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Monkey Bay Backpackers is an awesome place for you to stay. With it’s clean facilities and it’s friendly staff who are always willing to help wherever needed, my stay was amazing. The atmosphere is very relaxed as well and music is played in the evening which adds a whole lot to the atmosphere. I really enjoyed my stay at Monkey Bay Backpackers and I highly recommend.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalBallito
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Frequently Asked Questions about Monkey Bay Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Ballito Junction (1.0 km), Sugar Rush Park (1.1 km), and Willard Beach (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a lounge, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mozambik Ballito, Fiamma Grill, and Al Pescatore.
Does Monkey Bay Backpackers have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Monkey Bay Backpackers offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Monkey Bay Backpackers?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Monkey Bay Backpackers accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.