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WHERE TO WATCH THE SUN RISE, AND SET, IN PLETTENBERG BAY

Golden hour. That magical time of day when some of the most inspiring photographs of nature are captured. It’s a favourite of wedding photographers, travellers and instagrammers as the best time of day to get those lovely, soft photos. Golden hour is the short time just after sunrise, or just before sunset, when the light […]

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PAA HOSPITALTY TRADE FAIR

THE PLETT ACCOMMODATION INDUSTRY GETS READY FOR THE FIRST PLETT HOSPITALITY TRADE FAIR ON 29 AUGUST – SAVE THE DATE The Plett Accommodation Association (PAA) is excited to introduce their first Plett Hospitality Trade Fair for the local travel and tourism trade businesses from along the Garden Route. The PAA Hospitality Trade Fair will host […]

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WINTER WITH THE WHALES IN PLETTENBERG BAY

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 […]

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6 HOT RESTAURANTS IN PLETT

Plettenberg Bay has no shortage of quality restaurants serving up some of the finest food and flavours on the Garden Route. With winter on the horizon, your current craving could tend towards seafood, Plett wine and glorious ocean views or a cosy corner and a warm hearty meal and, either way, these hot restaurants are […]

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5 REASONS WHY WINTER IN PLETT ROCKS

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; […]

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLETT ARTS FESTIVAL

25 June – 8 July 2018 It’s that time of year again…winter in Plettenberg Bay. The sun rises later, sets earlier, and slightly chilly evenings give way to perfectly calm, mild and sunny days. This is winter in Plett: whales, golden light and the Plett ARTS Festival. Our town celebrates the arts in true Plettenberg-Bay […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Plettenberg Bay’s Blue Flag beaches

A visit to Plettenberg Bay wouldn’t be complete without a good dose of “Vitamin Sea”. Our beaches are known to be some of the finest in South Africa and six of our beaches recently received international Blue Flag status for the 2017/2018 season: Nature’s Valley Beach, Keurboom Beach, Robberg Beach, Lookout Beach, the Dunes Beach […]