Most travelers will have undoubtedly heard of Buccaneers long before they make it to Chintsa. Many consider it the best backpackers in South Africa. The backpackers is spread out over 25 acres of semitropical coastal forest and overlooks the most beautiful unspoiled beach and bay.
Buccaneers is known for its great choices - and this goes for our accommodation as well. If you're a couple wanting something really special, our new suites and en-suites are a great choice; with the best views in the house, simple bright decor, beautiful sea views and lovely private sun decks. We have whole cottages available for rent which are perfect for families and groups of friends, budget double or twin rooms which all come with access to shared kitchen, living areas, bathrooms and which open onto lovely bougainvillea covered patios. Our double and twin safari tents offer a very good budget option for couples. Supplied with beds and bedding and within easy distance of the bathrooms and kitchen, they take all the effort out of camping! We also cater for those travelling on a shoe-string with our dorms and forest camp-site.
Buccaneers offers a lively bar which has certainly seen some great revelry in its time. Our stunning tropical pool is a buzzy spot in the summer months when a gorgeous poolside cafe offers freshly made pizzas, salads, tremezinis, cold beers and cool drinks to wash it all down with.
Every evening there is a delicious dinner available at the backpackers - home-made, hearty portions, kind on the pocket and always a vegetarian option available, these meals are a fantastic opportunity to sit down, relax and get to know your fellow guests.
Every day there is a free activity organised for guests from volleyball to sun-downers on the giant sand dunes and treasure hunts - all involve a free glass of wine to help break the ice with the rest of the gang!
Buccaneers is a haven of tranquility and natural delights - quiet beach walks or canoe trips up the Chintsa river and a secret bird hide on our own dam. You can also get your kick of adrenaline with local adventure tour operator African Heartland Journeys who run surf schools, beach horse trails, big 5 game drives, mountain bike rides, cultural tours and even volunteer experiences - all bookable through the reception at Buccaneers.
Buccaneers is Fair Trade Tourism certified.