You find Back to Basics Guesthouse located in the centre of the rural village Ponta do Ouro. The location is perfect - in the quiet part of town and only few minutes of walk to the restaurant area. Our Guesthouse is simple and functional. Don't expect luxury, rather expect a hand on management where you can be sure to just cross the street to receive help or ask a question. The house is only 100 meter from the ocean and It has a nice garden and barbecue area. The main house have a fully equipped kitchen and cooking facilities. 

The guesthouse consist of the Main House and a Garden Room. You can rent the house in full or just the Garden Room. All in all the house sleeps 8 People. There is optional cleaning assistance available for 50 ZAR per day.

We recommend you to bring fresh groceries, there is good veggies at the local market and we try to support local business. The service in Ponta is very slow so be sure not to be in a rush. You will find Wi-Fi at restaurant Love Cafe or Cafe Mango. 

Our guesthouse have a dedicated parking area. 


  • 5 min walk to closest restaurant (Tarragons Cafe open 09.00-17.00)

  • Ask for a town map on arrival including tips of where to eat

  • Make sure to always have a torch at hand as electricity goes of regularly

  • There is no air-con. Instead each room is equipped with stand up fans.

  • We are a small property and like to keep things quiet so all may enjoy their stay.

  • There is additional cleaning help for 50 ZAR per day. Need to be arranged 1 day in advanced.

  • We do not have WiFi, TV’s or phones in our rooms. 

  • Well behaved pets under 35 lbs are welcome.

300 ZAR per person and night
2500 ZAR full house per night
350 ZAR Garden Room per night

The House

Garden Room

The House:
1 x bedroom with double bed
1 x bedroom with 2 bunk beds sleeps 4 persons
1 x bathroom with toilet and shower
1 x kitchen fully equipped
1 x living room with dining table and lounge area

The Main house sleeps 6 People. There is one master bedroom with a double bed and one bedroom with 2 bunkbeds sleeping 4. Perfect for a family. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a barbecue in the garden. All rooms and beds have fans and mosquito nets. 

Garden room:
1 x bedroom with double bed
1 x bathroom with toilet and shower

Charming double room in central Ponta do Ouro. The Garden Room is simple and rustic. It sleeps 2 people and there is no cooking facilities. The double bed have a mosquito net and there is a stand up fan.