Hole in the Wall Hotel and Backpackers
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- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- Babysitting service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hole in the Wall Hotel and Backpackers Coffee Bay
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The landscape down from Drakensberg just looks like New Zealand, it's so green and so beautiful. There are goats and hitch hikers galore and the odd bareback horse riding gaucho.
After mostly highway and driving through a few small towns we turned off the main road onto the 75km stretch to the ocean. It was supposed to be a really tricky road (so the receptionist at Amphitheatre had warned us) but it was fine just a lot of people and animals around ...
We woke to the aggressive sound of American hip hop and irritating people making irritating noise. Although we had slept reasonably well we still thought we could find a better establishment and called a place called sugar loaf who were about five minutes away. Thankfully they had a double room and came and picked us up and took us away from the party land in which we just didn't belong. We arrived to the perfect place, it had; lovely views of the bay, a ...
... them smoke and how much the place smells of weed! There are guys selling mushrooms just outside your doorstep which doesn't make me feel too comfortable but the place does seem to attract a very bohemian party crowd! If I don't know every word to every Bob Marley song by the time I leave I will be shocked haha as it is definitely a reggae paradise :p! On Sunday a group of us had booked to do a walk to the Mapuzi cliffs and caves however due to the bad weather it ...
... is a hole that goes right through the side of a sheer cliff. I give up chilly, ball-crushing (those suits don't play well with baggy swimming trunks) surfing for a nice scenic drive and potter on over to sit in the car and look at it for a bit. Every day has a silver-lining when you're travelling though. Today's came in the unprepossessing form of a wizened old geezer with no front teeth and a huge wart on the side of his neck. He sidled up to ...
... his little sister served us and was told that it would give me energy and "clean out my system". I was a little worried about the water and getting sick from it, but it wound up being okay.
The weather was perfect for the hike and the views were amazing. Each hill we would go up would be an even better view and each beach we would cross would be even more remote. The sardine run presently taking place where they are moving to the ...