Travel guide to Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

Plettenberg Bay
Garden Route
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Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

If you are after accommodation in Plettenberg Bay, then we have got the low down on all the best places you can stay at while visiting this lovely small town. Plettenberg Bay is a place of true beauty with pristine shores and tranquil forests that are truly the essence of Africa. This enchanting town can be found along the Garden Route and attracts visitors from all over the world throughout the year - with an assortment of Plettenberg Bay accommodation on offer.

Situated in the Western Cape Province and nestled between fynbos blanketed hills and the Bitou River, Plettenberg Bay is home to a lively and diverse community, a 15 kilometre stretch of shoreline, a stunning rocky peninsula and, of course, snug Plettenberg Bay accommodation. Commonly referred to as the Jewel of the Garden Route, this town was once known as Bahia Formosa, meaning beautiful bay, which was a name bestowed upon it by early Portuguese explorers.

A rich history, an immeasurable amount of activities to take part in and places to see, makes this town ideal for regular vacations with friends and family. Accommodation in Plettenberg Bay is as abundant as the rivers that run along it, as many places have been transformed into guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, self-catering units and lodges for tourists who visit the town year in and year out to enjoy, among other things, the lovely temperate weather.

You certainly won't be disappointed by the accommodation in Plettenberg Bay, with world class facilities and a friendly service on offer. What's more, there is an assortment of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. After you've selected any one of the Plettenberg accommodation options on offer you can start planning your itinerary - which is sure to be jam packed.

You can go whale watching, forest hiking, deep sea diving or just soak up the sun on the beach, but whatever you choose to do, you know that we have got you covered when it comes to finding accommodation in Plettenberg Bay.

Where to stay in Plettenberg Bay:

Also within the Garden Route region:

Albertinia (13) • Boggomsbaai (4) • Brenton-on-Sea (25) • Dana Bay (30) • De Kelders (50) • Franskraal (21) • Genadendal (2) • George (119) • Glentana (9) • Gouritz (2) • Great Brak River (41) • Harkerville (15) • Hartenbos (36) • Heidelberg WC (7) • Herbertsdale (1) • Herolds Bay (24) • Jakkalsfontein (1) • Jongensfontein (10) • Keurbooms River (2) • Keurboomstrand (38) • Klapmuts (10) • Knysna (359) • Kylemore (5) • Little Brak River (7) • Mossel Bay (236) • Natures Valley (23) • Noetzie (2) • Pinnacle Point (28) • Plettenberg Bay (295) • Rheenendal (9) • Riversdale (23) • Sedgefield (82) • Stilbaai (63) • Tergniet (12) • The Crags (27) • Victoria Bay (18) • Vleesbaai (3) • Wilderness (149) • Wittedrift (4) •

Accommodation available in Plettenberg Bay:

Bayside Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

10 reviews

Bayside Lodge offers personal service and quality hospitality accommodation. The property is set in a tranquil garden, with a secluded saltwater pool.Our luxurious, spacious and stylish rooms are equipped with DStv, minibars, snack baskets, tea trays with home-baked cookies, hairdryers, gowns, safes and underfloor heating. Our comfortable guest lounge has underfloor heating ...

Bayside Lodge Photo

Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments

Backpacker, Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

9 reviews

Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments - your 'home away from home', has both private rooms (TV and hospitality fridges in all private rooms) and dorms and is situated 300 m from Main Street, Plettenberg Bay. A few hundred metres further down the road is the popular Central Beach. After a day's activities relax and mingle with our guests at our upstairs bar and balcony. From here you can ...

Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments Photo

Plett River Lodge

Lodge in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

2 reviews

Plett River Lodge is a stunning guest house situated on the banks of the Bitou River. It is a mere 5 km from Plettenberg Bay and it is one of the top holiday destinations on the beautiful Garden Route. Set within private tree-lined gardens with unobstructed river frontage, Plett River Lodge offers luxury accommodation for discerning guests who want a relaxed holiday.Plett ...

Plett River Lodge Photo

Christiana Lodge

Guest House in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

11 reviews

Christiana Lodge offers luxury accommodation with a difference in Plettenberg Bay. The setting is the best that South Africa has to offer, in the most outstanding location in the Garden Route. Christiana Lodge is situated in the interface between the urban area and the unspoilt nature near Robberg Beach.The lodge has architecturally designed accommodation with fully equipped ...

Christiana Lodge Photo

Frog Tree Cottages

Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

2 reviews

Frog Tree Cottages consist of two garden cottages in a quiet residential area of Plettenberg Bay. They are located near to Central Beach and Robberg Beach.The cottages have a private garden with a rustic gazebo, a table and bench sets for el fresco dining and barbecues. Parking is on road and all linen and bath towels are provided. A laundry and cleaning service can be provided ...

Frog Tree Cottages Photo

Twilight Self-Catering Cottage

Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

10 reviews

Twilight Self-Catering Cottage is a lovely open-plan unit situated in the town of Plettenberg Bay, which lies almost on the border of the Western and Eastern Cape.The cottage consists of an open-plan sleeping and living area with a separate fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with bath and separate shower, a wooden deck outdoors with a Weber braai for some relaxing cuisine, an ...

Twilight Self-Catering Cottage Photo

La Vista Lodge Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast, Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

8 reviews

La Vista Lodge Bed & Breakfast is perched high on a ridge with sweeping ocean views, a view of the pristine Lookout Beach and the Keurbooms Lagoon. All of this lies under the benevolent eye of the Tsitsikamma Mountains.We offer seven stylishly decorated and spacious luxury suites which provide the discerning traveller with a comfortable and relaxing seaside retreat. All ...

La Vista Lodge Bed & Breakfast Photo


Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

4 reviews

Heatherhill is situated on a 37-hectare farm in the countryside which is only 9 km from Plettenberg Bay. Set on a hill, the farm offers views of the bay and the Tsitsikamma Mountains. The Keurboomstrand beach is a five-minute drive away.The accommodation available is an open-plan loft which has a private sun deck overlooking the mountains and the Indian Ocean to the south. The loft sleeps up to ...

Heatherhill Photo

Backpacker Apartments

Backpacker, Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

5 reviews

This accommodation consists of 5 self-catering apartments across from the taxi rank in Marine Way (rank closes at 6pm weekdays) and is situated 100m from the shops and restaurants of Plettenberg Bay’s Main Street. Central Beach is a short walk away.For the more private traveller or those who want some 'me time', our double and family apartments are just what you need. For those who do ...

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Beyond the Blue

Self-catering in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

2 reviews

At Beyond the Blue, a luxurious, beautifully appointed, self-catering apartment for two awaits you. Situated on a hill facing Robberg, Beyond the Blue offers unsurpassed views of the ocean and the peninsula, with Robberg, Solar and Beacon Isle beaches within five to seven minutes' drive.The apartment has a luxurious king-size bed, a lounge area, a full en-suite bathroom, ...

Beyond the Blue Photo
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