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Plettenberg Beach

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Stunning views, spectacular beach, shell collecting!

We loved this beach, we spent the entire afternoon playing on the beach with the kids, collecting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sonie S
San Jose, California
Still a popular beach!

We used to love swimming here when on holiday, but I just can't believe how"developed" it is now... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved this beach, we spent the entire afternoon playing on the beach with the kids, collecting seashells, finding snails. We played a lot and then went and got a great lunch at "Off the Hook" which is an awesome restaurant, awesome food!

Thank Sonie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to love swimming here when on holiday, but I just can't believe how"developed" it is now ... but this has done nothing to detract from its popularity. There is still the stunning backdrop of the Tsitsikamma mountains, the white sand and the azure...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Having visited Plett many times in the past, I am very disappointed to see how dog unfriendly a town it has become. It seems there is nowhere one can enjoy a walk in nature with your dogs off a lead, and there is not a...More

Thank CapeTownAnn
Reviewed 18 May 2017

To be clear, there are two beaches on either side of the Beacon Isle Hotel. Central Beach is the smaller but busier beach with safer swimming. It can be very crowded over weekends and public holidays. It makes for a lovely evening stroll when the...More

Thank kalgran
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were staying in Knysna while going along the Garden Route. There isn't much of a beach there so came here for they day instead. It's a great beach, there's hardly anyone on it and whether you're sunbathing, wading or walking it's a lovely place...More

Thank The_Don_UK
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Had an incredible experience at Plett Beach! Kids played and ran around for hours! The beach is absolutely stunning!!! A must see!!

Thank burmateak
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Pletteberg Beach is a most wonderful beach to walk on. You can walk miles if you want to - by the edge of the sea or next to the lagoon. It is really beautiful and very scenic. However do make sure that you take notice...More

1  Thank akay07
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely safe swimming, with the lookout bar just behind you and good for strolling along to top up the tan

Thank Caggyot
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Visited this beach on the way back from Tsitsikama, this beach is lovely. Sandy beach with a good restaurant nearby.

Thank vanshaj
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A beautiful sandy beach with a number of accomodations, restaurants and activities at hand. Lifegurds on duty and great for families.

Thank Rjoc
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