5 great stays to spoil the familyPlettenberg 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 something for everyone in Plett.

When travelling with the family, you’ll be spoiled for choice with accommodation options ranging from self catering cottages and apartments, beautiful home rentals, easy guest house and bed and breakfast to full service hotels. Treat your loved ones to stunning room with a view and grand home retreats.


With beautiful views all around – Alkantmooi is situated high on a hill and overlooking scenic Plett’s mountains, rivers. and ocean.  Alkantmooi is beautifully located bordering the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve and surrounded by lush vegetation, it is the perfect natural hideaway for nature lovers. Although only 6km from Plettenberg Bay town, this self-catering accommodation option is comfortable and secluded enough to enjoy the wooden deck, pool table and braai area with those beautiful unimpeded views.

Bayside Lodge

Bayside Lodge is a lovely, tranquil bed and breakfast offering a variety of accommodation options from Honeysuckle with a Jacuzzi-spa bath, private self-catering cottage, Harmony with private sitting room and other options to suit families of all sizes and requirements.  Bayside Lodge has many comforts for a true family spoil including underfloor heating, gowns and slippers, swimming towels, umbrellas and 100% percale linen. Best of all, Bayside Lodge  is just 3 minutes walk from the famous Blue Flag beach of Robberg.  What would a Plett family holiday be without a dip in the pool after a day at the beach?

Galini Exclusive Homestay

“Galini” in Greek means peace, tranquility and serenity. With amazing views over the Keurbooms Lagoon, ocean and Tsitsikamma Mountains, you’ll feel yourself unwind from the moment you step onto the balcony. Galini is a four star graded bed & breakfast just one street from the centre of town of Plett.  If you’re looking for an easy holiday with a true South African homestay experience, close to the action and a short walk from the popular Lookout Beach, the Galini is the place for you.

Gästehaus Pinkepank 

You may not want to leave after a stay at Gastehaus Pinkepank. Owner Lutz will give you a warm welcome to his African themed bed & breakfast located in a quiet street close to Robberg Peninsula and the famous beaches of Plett.  Relax on your own sun terrace or lounge at the swimming pool for a calm, relaxing holiday where you could choose to explore the area or just lie back and enjoy the ambiance of the guesthouse.

Rietvlei Country Estate

A stylish self-catering option for your family “home away from home” holiday in the countryside, close to the town of Plettenberg Bay. This private estate in the Bitou Valley offers apartment-style vacation accommodation amidst beautiful green lawns, surrounded by picturesque natural surrounding and offers an incredibly colourful sunset view from your patio. Escape to the wilderness of Plett and enjoy a secluded family vacation at Reitvlei.

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