What to do in Plett – by the Married Wanderers

This slice of heaven along the Garden Route is a holiday destination of note!!
A laid back coastal town that stole of our hearts and fed our wanderlust!!
Here are some of our personal best experiences to serve as your travel guide on what to do in Plettenberg Bay.

Get The Best Plett Rage Accommodation Option With Us!

Plettenberg Bay is gearing up for the longest running student festival in the Southern Hemisphere – Plett Rage! a week-long celebration celebrated by students from all over South Africa from the 29th of November to the 6th of December 2019. It is one of the most famous and well known events in any students life. […]


Grab the kids, trawl our local markets for fresh bread, cheese and fruit, and head out for a picnic in Plett! Blanket? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Snacks? Check. Ready? Let’s go and explore some of the most incredible picnic spots in and around Plettenberg Bay. KEURBOOMS RIVER NATURE RESERVE This World Heritage Site can be explored […]


As winter embraces the Southern Hemisphere, the migration of Humpback and Southern Right whales arrive in the sanctuary of Plettenberg Bay to calve and breed.  During the Plett Whale Season’s viewing peak (June – November), you can enjoy a variety of encounters with these marine mammals including marine safari and, possibly, from the comfort of your […]


Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa’s most popular summer destinations. Our summer festival includes polo matches, ocean-side rock concerts and beach and watersports fun galore, as visitors from all over the world flock to “Plett” to enjoy sunny days and balmy nights. But, once the crowds leave, the town returns to its slower pace; […]

Plett Birding Accommodation

With more than 300 different bird species, Plett is on track to become one of South Africa’s hottest birding destinations! The area is rich in diversity of fauna and flora, with natural habitats that include coastal wetland, Fynbos and forest, attracting indigenous and visiting bird species. Plettenberg Bay accommodation offers several places to view these magnificent creatures right […]

Plettenberg Bay – Natural Wonders

The name says it all…Garden Route. Well, may depend on what you imagine the word “garden” to mean: is it a manicured and structured area, beautiful and tame; or do you imagine a tangle of colours, enormous trees and intriguing plants, teeming with birdlife? Our Garden Route is the latter, a place where indigenous forest […]

5 wonderfully lazy things to do in Plettenberg Bay

A holiday means different things to everyone. Some people plan their vacations to be jam-packed with activities and experiences, hardly stopping to eat or sleep. While others plan to slow things down, lingering over long lunches, reading a book on the beach or just breathing in our fresh coastal air. Plettenberg Bay is located on […]

Family friendly Plett

Plett holds a special place in many hearts as the destination of many a childhood holiday. Plettenberg Bay truly is a holiday destination for every season of your life and, for many, a love of nature and the ocean started with many summer holidays planted firmly on the beaches of Plett. Plett is an ideal choice for […]

Town Accommodation for Plett Arts Festival

The town of Plettenberg Bay is a small and vibrant collection of local business, charming retails stores and delightful restaurants. During June & July, Plett’s winter months, the town reinvents itself as a hub of arts and culture during the Plett Arts Festival. The festival includes Plett Food & Film, a celebration of films paired with dishes […]

Plett’s Blue Flag beaches

Is a beach just a beach? Is one beach much like any other? Although, maybe, because Plettenberg Bay has so many incredible beaches to choose from, we don’t think so at all! Ask anyone who has visited Plett which beach is their favourite and you’ll get differing opinions: some people like snorkeling off Central Beach, […]

Discover Plett’s Amazing Treasures

We may all know the highlights of Plett – polo fields, Robberg, the iconic Beacon Island and kilometres of pristine sandy beaches. But the more time you take to explore Plettenberg Bay, the more you will find delightful little treasures off the beaten track – organic farmer’s markets, secret hiking spots in the forest and […]

5 favourite Plett activities

It’s difficult to imagine, when on holiday in Plettenberg Bay, that one could ever run out of things to do…spend time on one of five International Blue Flag beaches, sip your way through the Plett Winelands, relax, eat, read, hike, swim…the choices are endless. But then there are those unforgettable adventures that are just so […]

5 Plett Ocean Adventures

The sun is shining, the waves are breaking and you gaze out across the beautiful blue bay to the Tsitsikamma Mountains beyond. Lounging on the sheltered beaches of Plettenberg Bay, you may be forgiven for thinking that this is it. This is the best that Plett has to offer. We’d like to challenge you take […]

Spoil the Family – 5 great stays in Plett

5 great stays to spoil the family…Plettenberg Bay is most definitely a family friendly destination. But we know that choosing the right family accommodation can be daunting. Whether you are looking to laze on the beach, hike through the forest, take your family on great adventures or just relax at the house, you will find […]

Slackpacking on The Plett Trail

You’ve heard of a Bucket List, you may even have heard of a BikeIt List, so here’s what should be on the top of your HikeIt List – The Plett Trail. For nature-lovers and hikers, who enjoy a few slices of luxury along the way, Plett’s new slackpacking route, The Plett Trail is just the […]

Unique Wedding Venues in Plettenberg Bay

To help you pick the ideal venue for your dream day, we’ve put together a short-list of locations that you may consider from forest to beach and everything in between. Plett Villas Wedding More and more couples are opting for smaller, private ceremonies celebrated with close friends and family. Plett Villas has a number of […]

Boys’ Breakaway to Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay is the perfect place for a guys’ getaway; whether you’re planning a golf tour, bachelor party, biking trip or a good old weekend break, Plett has so many options and, with direct flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Plett with Cemair, a boys’ breakaway is easier than ever! Let us help to […]

Girls Getaway to Plett

Plett isn’t just a place for long family holidays that involve packing up your life and trekking half way across the country. Nor is Plett just a summer vacation spot but a holiday town for all reasons and seasons. Now that Cemair flies directly to Plett from Johannesburg and Cape Town, it’s even easier to […]