Buccaneers Lodge and Backpackers

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Buccaneers is considered by many to be the best backpackers in South Africa. If Buccaneer’s doesn’t get to your soul, there’s something wrong with your karma.

Situated on overlooking the Chintsa bay with lagoon to the left and ocean in front, there’s no better stop than this relaxed, family owed and run lodge and backpackers who cater for all shapes and sizes of travellers.

Accommodation options at Buccaneers

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Twin suite over looking the beach

New suites with the best view in the house! Double or twin suites with open-plan bedroom, living room, en-suite and sun deck with a panoramic view of Chintsa Bay lagoon and the Indian Ocean. Perfect for small families and couples.

Ensuite room

En suite room

Sea view en suites – gazing towards the east where the sun rises each day these colourful, character-filled rooms are perfect for small families and couples with en-suite, double beds (with optional extra beds for small families), sundeck and shared kitchen facilities.

Budget double or twin rooms – situated in our cute little beach cottages with either a sea or garden views, these rooms are great for couples or small groups of friends on a budget. Each room can be made-up as either a double or twin and has access to shared kitchen, bathroom and living areas.

Beach cottages – Cute little beach cottages with a whole lot of charm this option is perfect for families and groups of friends. Double and twin rooms are available within the cottages as well as kitchen, living area, sun decks and braai facilities.

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Safari tent over looking the sea

Safari tents – great for couples and solo travellers these permanent tents are set up on individual decks and overlook the lagoon. A great budget option.

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Dorm room

Dorms – our dorms host between 4 – 12 beds and have some of the best views in the house. Perfect for solo backpackers and friends on a budget. All kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared.

Camping – our gorgeous forest campsite is situated behind the sand dunes of Chintsa beach so you can enjoy falling asleep to the sound of the crashing waves. With shared ablution facilities and communal areas our campsite is rustic but friendly and relaxed.

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Buccs highlights

A wide range of adventure activities available from surf lessons and beach horse rides to cultural tours and game drives at the local reserves. Find out more…

Delicious home-made meals from fresh and healthy breakfasts, relaxed summer lunches and hearty evening meals. Find out more…

Chintsa beach and the view… really, you won’t be disappointed 🙂

Other facilities include

  • Swimming pool
  • Pool bar (summer months), bar and restaurant (open for breakfast, lunches and  delicious home-made dinners)
  • Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Proudly South African gift shop
  • Yoga Palace

Contact us

-32.83653947248218, 28.11090236557618

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Affiliations & accreditations

Hostelling International

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