47 Gypsies Backpackers is a unique, gorgeous, original OLD Gordons Bay holiday home situated in just the best location, right across the road from the beach! There are fabulous views of False Bay with Table Mountain clearly visible across the Bay. Flanked on either side by interesting little restaurants, pubs, coffee and curio shops. The owners are warm and welcoming. They have enthusiastically created an artistic little haven.

We accommodate backpackers, couples, solo adventurers, business travellers, dream seekers and anyone else who enjoys this soulful kind of experience.

The house “talks to you the moment you set foot through the ancient front door”! You can spend your days on the lawn overlooking the ocean, walk to the old harbour for lunch. Rent a Kayak or SUP (Standup paddle board) if you feel a little more active.

The rooms all come equipped with power points & USB charging plugs, bed linen, shower towels, and free Wi-Fi to guests.

The bathroom (bath/shower and toilet+ guest toilet) is shared. There are no on-suite rooms.

There is a common room with fire place where you can spend your evenings if it is too cold to sit outside. The house has a big veranda leading to the lawn, overlooking the mountains and ocean. There is NO television in the house but there are plenty books and magazines to read. 

Basic cooking facilities available to guests and there are various restaurants in walking distance from the house where you can have your meals.

They have 2 pets, Koos the dog, Betsie the cat. Koos is always ready for walkies and will gladly take you to the beach.

With the beautiful Helderberg mountain range and nature reserve on one side, the azure waters of False Bay on another and within easy reach of Cape Town, you’ll never be short of activities.

We also have a travel desk where you can book all your adventure tours. Cape Adventure Zone  and Horseriding Cape Town. Want to go hiking then Adventureseekers is your go to company for all your guided mountain hikes. Book today! 

Afristay awarded 47 Gypsies in Gordon's Bay a Travellers' Choice Award.