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 a family holiday with a wide range of family-friendly activities, restaurants and safe beaches (note:always swim where there is a lifeguard on duty).

The question of accommodation can sometimes be challenging when you have little ones – a wonderful Plett holiday can turn into a nightmare of logistics when one has children to consider. We have put together a list of some excellent family-friendly Plett accommodation options to make the task of planning your holiday a bit easier.

T’Niqua Stable Inn is a self-catering guesthouse 6km outside Plett and located on a horse farm with unspoiled sea views and a unique horse and carriage ride to the coastal cliffs – the kids will love it! All rooms have a kitchenette and en-suite bathrooms and the communal areas include a boma, fireplace and swimming pool in the garden.

Coral Tree Cottages  is central to both Plett and Knysna and offers visitors’ spacious thatched cottages on a lovely 24ha estate with beautiful natural surroundings, a swimming pool set in the landscaped gardens and free entry into Adventure Land Water Park. Additional services include cots for babies, a children’s playground and baby-sitting services.

Cornerway House is a charming bed & breakfast just 7 minutes walk from the famous Robberg Beach. Beautifully decorated with a colonial flavour, the gardens of Cornerway House are a delight and the accommodation very restful and serene. A truely lovely spot for the whole family to relax and restore – pets are even welcomed!

Ingwe Forest Adventures is the perfect accommodation for the family that doesn’t want to waste a minute of their vacation. Situated on 200ha, much of which is covered in pristine indigenous forest abundant in plant, bird and animal life – Ingwe is the ideal place to stay for the outdoor oriented family. It’s also located in the Crags, neighbouring most of Plett’s animal wildlife experiences.

Singing Kettle Beach Lodge on the breathtaking Keurbooms Beach is so close to the ocean that you can hear the whales when they blow! All units have self catering facilities and the Keurbooms Beach is stone’s throw from private balconies. Keurbooms Beach is known as one of the Garden Route’s most beautiful, with regular sightings of whales & dolphins and interesting rock formations.

Sunshowers Plett is settled on the waterfront of the serene Keurbooms Lagoon. A modern & spacious guesthouse that is centrally located for exploring the beaches and town of Plettenberg Bay. Sunshowers offers lovely views of lagoon, ocean and mountains and a variety of accommodation options from double rooms to self catering unit.

The Dunes Hotel and Resort offers a delightful variety of accommodation options including semi-self catering, self catering duplex and luxurious beachfront villas. It is also a dream family holiday destination with a family games room, two swimming pools and a spacious children’s playground – it also offers direct access to the beach! With an on-site restaurant and bar/lounge, the Dunes is an all-in-one holiday experience.