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About Jacobs Bay Backpackers - The Plot

Jacobs Bay Backpackers "The Plot" is situated at Jacobsbaai on the Cape West Coast, 160 km north of Cape Town.

Spend time with family and friends in a safe and natural environment (Jacobsbaai is situated midway between Vredenburg and Saldanha Bay).

Enjoy camping in style in A-Frame tents (or bring your own tent), or relax in your own double bedroom cottage or dormitory. Our family friendly venue is perfectly designed to host birthday parties, reunions, weddings, bachelors, team buildings etc.

Our facilities include entertainment areas e.g. campfires, braai areas, an indoor bar and lapa facility, a large fully equipped kitchen and beautifully sheltered gardens.

Visit our unique Pixie and Fairy Village officially opened by Cape Town Tourism in September 2017, the newest attraction on the West Coast and browse the nursery for water wise plants. Come visit us soon.

Beach: Only 300 m away from the bay and 400 m to a nice stretch of clean white beach.

Spa: We do have a spa a mere 100 m from us that offers massages, and facials

Wedding Venues: Let us change our lush gardens into the perfect venue.We can accommodate small weddings up to 100 guests. We can offer a Marquee tent on request as well as floral arrangements and catering options.Sit back relax let us arrange your dream wedding.

Family friendly: We have a play area for children and Coming soon - PIXIE VILLAGE - to keep updated visit our webpage and/or facebook page We also welcome day visitors @ R 50-00 per person just to come relax in our gardens and braai

Romantic: Nice long walks on the beach just to come back and relax next to a fire in the fire pit

  • Response Rate: 92%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 56
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • No TGCSA Grading
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A 50% deposit is payable upon confirmation and the balance is due at least two weeks before arrival.

Availability and pricing

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  • Bunk Bed in Dorm Bunk Bed in Dorm Sleeps 1 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 12 Built in bunk bed within a 6 sleeper dorm room Features:  Bunk beds
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      • Dorm Bed Dorm Bed Sleeps 1 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 4 Single bed in a 4 sleeper dorm room Features:  Single beds
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          • Double Room Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 3 Double bed with nightstand, communal bathroom and communal kitchen Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom
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              • Twin Room Twin Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 Two single beds with nightstand, communal bathroom and communal kitchen
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                  • Stonehouse Stonehouse Sleeps 3 Includes: Room Only A type of bungalow made with stone, has a double and single bed in it, a bit more spacious than the other rooms, braai... see more Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Single beds, Garden views, No Smoking in Rooms
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                      • A-frame Tent - En Suite A-frame Tent - En Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Equipped with a double bed, night stands, own braai area, and outdoor shower plus toilet Features:  Double beds, En-suite
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                          • A-frame 01 Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering A-frame tent with double bed Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, No Smoking in Rooms
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                              • A-Frame 02 Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering A- Frame tent with double bed
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                                  • A-Frame 03 Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering A-Frame tent with double bed Features:  Double beds, Self-catering, No Smoking in Rooms
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                                      • A-Frame 04 Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering A-Frame tent with double and single bed Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Single beds
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                                          • Camp site 01 Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Stands for pitching your tent. with braai area
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                                              • camp site 02 Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering stand to pitch your tent
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                                                  Reviews for Jacobs Bay Backpackers - The Plot

                                                  9 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                                  John Marler
                                                  13 March 2019

                                                  Pleasure to be able to relax albeit just for the evening - we were "lucky" in that nobody else there and we had the place to ourselves.Staff very helpful

                                                  Giuliano Giacovazzi
                                                  12 August 2018

                                                  This place is a gemThe facilities are fantastic and unbelievably uniqueReally something specialOur hosts are new friends and soo welcoming BUT what blew my mind out of my head was the fairy garden after a wake n bakeI’m coming back with reinforcements soon

                                                  23 April 2018

                                                  Thanks so much for a peaceful and serene venue

                                                  Mare Ascott
                                                  03 April 2018

                                                  The overall layout was good. Love the chickens :-)

                                                  Jonathan Gill, South Africa
                                                  31 December 2016

                                                  Until recently I had not heard of Jacobs Bay. I thought I "discovered" it using Safari Now and thought I would visit, I needed a cheap isn place to stay and was delighted to discover a Backpackers. For R200 I got a room with a bed to sleep in. The road to Jacobs BAy is tarred and in good condition. The Backpackers is on the main road just before the village. The facility is surrounded the an electric fence so I felt safe. The facility has all the things one would expect at a backpackers and was clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. Jacobs Bay is lovely. It has a small bay with a good...
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                                                  Jacobs Bay Backpackers - The Plot is 1.4km from the centre of Jacobs Bay , the nearest airport 136.4km (Cape Town International Airport).
                                                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling