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.
What will you tick off your travel bucket list in 2020? Whether it’s sipping sundowners overlooking the remarkable Cape coastline, dining under the starlit African sky – the new year holds so many wonderful potential travel experiences and destinations.
Plett Summer has arrived and with it carloads and planeloads full of holiday-makers! Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa’s hottest summer destinations (although, there’s a good argument to be made for the quieter spring, winter and autumn seasons) and the town hums with activity for the months of December and January, which is our South African summer. If you’re visiting Plett this summer or considering a visit next year, here are just some of the exciting summer highlights to tempt you:
Things to Do in and around Plett when the sun is hiding – from short day trips & scenic drives in and around Plett to wine tastings & tours in the Garden Route. Tsitsikamma Treetop Canopy Tours Tsitsikamma and Storms River also offers an activity not to be missed. Come rain or shine, this activity […]
Things to Do in and around Plett when the sun is out – from extreme sport offerings in and around Plett to tourist activities with more than just a touch of thrill. Untouched Adventures Untouched Adventures in Tsitsikamma National Park offers Snorkelling at the Storms river mouth, Kayak and Lilo adventures up the Storms River […]
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. […]
If the thought of a family holiday or weekend away brings back nightmares of cramped hotel rooms, disgusting roadside food and the continual cries of: “Mom, I’m borrrrrrred”, then Plettenberg Bay is just the place to renew your faith in the family vacation. Not only does Plett have a surprising variety of activities for kids […]
If your idea of a perfect holiday tends more towards recharging and relaxation than spinning from adventure to adventure, and if you’re more comfortable in a quiet corner of the garden with a good book than a fashionable hotel lobby, then we’ve got you covered with these cozy cottages, cabins and lodges. AARDMORE GREENS Aardmore […]
Plettenberg Bay is home to six international Blue Flag beaches – some of the best in South Africa – white sand, blue waters teeming with marine life and beautiful views across the bay to the Tsitsikamma Mountains. If this is your idea of a perfect holiday, regardless of the season, then Plett is the place […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’re here to help you find the right accommodation options, for you and your family, in Plettenberg Bay. Experienced travellers are often more discerning when it comes to their accommodation choices and travelling the Garden Route to Plettenberg Bay ensures that they are spoiled for choice for excellent, luxurious seaside accommodation. With 6 beaches that […]
Plettenberg Bay and the Garden Route is always a destination of choice for both South African and international backpackers. South Africans are warm and welcoming by nature, and you won’t find a friendlier and more accommodating group than the backpackers that travel the country and the hostels to accommodate them. The towns along the Garden Route […]
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 […]
As winter embraces the southern hemisphere, the migration of Humpback and Southern Right whales head to the sanctuary of Plettenberg Bay to calve and breed in our relatively warm waters. During the season’s whale viewing peak (June – November), you will witness these beautiful creatures visit the waters of Plett – from shore and from marine […]
Whether you’re travelling through the region on your way to or from the National Arts Festival, planning a Plett family holiday or just looking for some fun entertainment on the Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay and the Plett ARTS Festival is sure to chase those winter blues away. Plett has established itself as far more than […]
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 […]
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 […]
Plettenberg Bay is emerging as one of South Africa’s leading birding destinations. A variety of natural habitats including coastal, wetland, Fynbos and forest make Plett a birder’s dream with over 300 species to be seen. Plett accommodation offers some unique locations along the water’s edge for some of the best birding in town… Find out more about birding in […]
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 […]