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Plettenberg Beach

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Address: Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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Great stop over

Plettenburg is a great location to stop at if driving the garden route. It has excellent restaurants; some better than others and is great for accessing all the different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lynda C
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Preston, United Kingdom

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Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Plettenburg is a great location to stop at if driving the garden route. It has excellent restaurants; some better than others and is great for accessing all the different attractions within a 30 k area. It is a little hilly but driving is easy into the town and parking is free and plentiful.

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice family beach but was spoiled by hundreds of white school kids getting drunk I'm sure the beach is lovely in 2 weeks time but it was not great during Plett Rage week. We saw more police and security here than all the rest of our holiday. Pity. They spoiled the nice relaxed atmosphere Avoid early Dec

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Landskrona, Sweden
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of hours on the beach together with a friend! We enjoyed it and had a relaxing day. We particularly liked the choice of restaurants!

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Thank Meg S
Capetown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first Portuguese who came here called it the beautiful bay and they weren't kidding. Life guards on duty, and very clean - not much washed up beach litter. Strong currents so be careful but it a great beach.

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Thank diveforever
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sea is sooo blue. I just loved it here. An amazing stop off as we travelled the garden route. I could have stayed much longer.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach just goes on and on. It has beautiful white sands, blue water and it is so clean. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A must to visit when you are in the area. The beach is huge, the sand clean, and there are life guards on occasions. Lovely for a post breakfast walk.

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Thank Australia1959
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Took time to stop off the Garden Route at a lovely beach today - Plettenberg a Beach: - plenty of white sand - space to sun bath - play children games - enjoy local shops - have a drink & bite to eat in a bar / restaurant overlooking the beach - friendly local people & cosmopolitan tourists

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Had everything we needed. Umbrellas, day beds, lovely clean and clear water, however beware the water is freezing. Beach bars and restaurants.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice swimming beach with lifeguards on duty during peak season. Beach is kept clean and is well lit at night.

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