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Plettenberg Beach

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 86 241 1975
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A beautiful big beach, clean and good views.

The sea is quite rough at this time of year, so only paddled. Not many people about enjoyed 2 hrs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucks Cross, United Kingdom
Wonderful surf and sand

A beautiful beach for a leisurely stroll or serious exercise whether surfing, walking or running... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
West Linton, United Kingdom
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“central beach” (11 reviews)
“lovely beach” (9 reviews)
“beacon island” (5 reviews)
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 86 241 1975

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sea is quite rough at this time of year, so only paddled. Not many people about enjoyed 2 hrs sunshine in the afternoon.

Thank 575AnneA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful beach for a leisurely stroll or serious exercise whether surfing, walking or running. It was too cold for swimming during our visit.

Thank scotbrit1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Very nice clean beach with bars along the front. Very clean and tidy and the bars all very welcoming.

Thank GlasgowBaywatchbabe
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This beach wasfanatastic a lot of wildlife in the area too. We were watching seals playing in the surf and dolphins and whales from the beach. Sand is lovely and white and the water is lovely although a little cold when we were there.

Thank woodyGBR
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Visited here late afternoon and watched the sun come down and the tide come in. Lovely white sand and very quiet.

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 22 July 2017

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
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