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Island Vibe Backpackers

4.0 of 5 10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are passionate about surfing it is definitely the place to go. This is a huge area for water sports enthusiasts. The staff is really kind with every visitor. You can party a lot there. This area is apparently one of the best to surf on the coast so you should definitely go there if you want to catch... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love Island Vibe. Every time I have traveled to Jbay I have stayed at Island Vibe. It has a fantastic location, cheap food, amazing staff, and a chilled vibe. Always something going on at night and a great place to meet other travellers.

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During my three month in South Africa I stood in million backpackers. It's easy to say which one is the best... Island Vibe in Jeffreys Bay! It's like being at a nice beachhouse in miami.. The water is warm, the waves a nice. Beside surfing there are sooo many things to do in Jeffreys Bay. Whatever you do during your... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Luis, Thank you for the positive review. To be compared to an international destination like Miami is awesome. We do like our guests to experience other activities on offer in Jeffreys Bay. Beach Horse riding, A waterfall, Sandboarding and a various safaris. We hope to see you again. Regards Dallas More 

London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a three night stay in island vibe hostel in a dorm and my initial impression was that location was spot on, picturesque views of the ocean all around and direct access to the main swimming beach. The in house staff were friendly and engaging. It is a really party backpackers and attracts typically 18-25 who are willing to... More 

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Malmedy, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The great hostel's staff is always there for the volunteers and always ready to help five projects with kids in the townships next to the backpackers. I've learned a lot, from the project and from the people at Island Vibe. They are perfect to manage this and make you feel like you are part of a big family! For vacation... More 

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Dallas L, General Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Virginie, We are so happy that you enjoyed your volunteer experience at Island Vibe Jeffreys Bay. It was a pleasure having you help us at the projects. We have a host of great projects available in Jeffreys Bay. Our staff are always on hand to assist our guests. Regards Dallas More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 5 days at Island Vibes in Jbay was the best. Great vibe. Lovely staff and very nice food. You can do a lot. Horse riding, surfing... plenty of things. Or staying all day at Island Vibe. No problem... At night you got the best parties. I loved it. Can't wait to come back again!

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Jules, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and tried some of the activities we have on offer. Our bar does create a great vibe at night. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Dallas More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Ended up here at Island Vibe quite unexpectedly! Our truck broke down as we were on our way out of town, we'd heard about the place, so stopped here looking for somewhere to spend the night. They set us up in a dorm, which was really nice, clean, and spacious and helped us get our truck sorted! They were so... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Shelby, Thank you for rating our Establishment so highly. We try our best to make sure your entire stay is top class. I see you somehow landed up on our Island Vibe Jeffreys Bay page, I will notify my team in Port Elizabeth to tell them about your review. I hope your truck behaved itself on the balance of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I stayed for 9 days, the second day bad enough for me I had a dislocation of my shoulder. But there was no other place I stayed you had such a great view on the ocean, everyone is very friendly. Every da y is something going on at the bar with beerpong or on the soccer/pool table. I would recommend... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Dylan, It was very unfortunate that you dislocated your shoulder so early in your stay. We are just so happy that you decided to carry on your stay at Island vibe even though you could not carry on surfing. Our view is one of a kind and loved by all who stay at Island Vibe. The bar is a... More 

Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We camped at the Island Vibe for 2 nights and were enough to realize how amazing is this place.. there is no better feeling than listening to the ocean waves before you sleep at your tent.. the location is super cool in front of the beach with an amazing view! Facilities are also very nice, with a self-catering kitchen, clean... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. Our campsite is ideally situated so that you have a great view. Our staff work hard at keeping the establishment clean at all times. The bar does get a bit crazy sometimes but it is good to let your hair down once in a while. We hope to see you again. Regards Dallas More 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We only stayed there for one night and half of the day during our Garden Route Tour last November 2013. It was a noisy and crowded place but I loved it. It was very much alive. There were kids performing a song and dance at the bar when we arrived. Friendly staff and we were allowed to change dorm rooms... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I see you stayed with us quite awhile ago. We have since then upgraded the outside lighting and paved area. It is looking amazing. We are glad that you enjoyed the children dancing. It is a highlight for many of our guests. Our staff work hard to be helpful and friendly so that... More 

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Address: 10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Vibe Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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