What a sweet place - great service, YUMMY veg food and spectacular views. The facilities are clean, the atmosphere vibrant and the clientele super friendly. Port St. John's has some of the most spectacular scenery I've seen anywhere. Three days of hiking, canoeing and listening to the waves crash was just what the doctor ordered. We were a party of four, split between one of the chalets on the hill and a room in the block. Although small, the self catering chalet has an amazing view of the Indian Ocean and everything needed to self-cater. The shared facilities, both kitchen and washrooms/showers, are well taken care of and clean. Can't say enough great things about this charming place!
There is LOTS to do in the area, so I recommend a minimum of 3-4 nights. A longer stay would be even more worth it.
If you stay in a chalet or house on the hill, be sure to bring a torch and rain gear (just in case). For hikes, you need proper footwear and gear.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Amapondo is Ama-azing. Amapondo is nestled on a hill on the verge of a tropical rain forest and only 2 minutes walk from a beautiful beach. Head down to sunbathe or plunge in the clear warm waters of the deep rock pools nearby. The African-themed rooms and deluxe private self-catering cottages all have their own unique design and style. The quirkily designed cottages have incredible views, are really comfortable and come at a price that you'll find hard to match. Turtle Cove has one of the best views on the Wild Coast from its upstairs bubble bath, whilst Crystal House, with its glass frontage, offers classic panoramic ocean views. Whether you want a quiet, relaxing break in your own piece of paradise, a base from which you can explore the natural beauty of the area, an adventure on one of their many tours, close interactions with locals, genuine cultural experiences, yoga lessons, a deep tissue massage, or a thumping all-out party at their buzzy bar, you'll find it at Amapondo. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Amapondo Hotel Port St Johns