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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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All reviews lovely beach central beach clean beach blue flag strong currents beacon isle garden route low tide white sand indian ocean keurbooms river whale watching great walk sandy beaches an incredible experience see whales couple of hours
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Reviewed yesterday

But really. What disappointing restaurants and bars around. So yes, pretty sand and sea but the sun goes and then what is left . No cool pretty bars and restaurants on the beach, which seemed strange to us.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lorel2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Clean blue flag beaches. Choice of 3, Lookout with medium size waves, Central with small waves and the 4km Robberg with nice waves but make sure to swim in the lifegaurd controlled areas. Great for long walks at low tide. Toilet amaenities all kept clean.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank alandU1183FU
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably would have looked better if the weather had been better. Not one of our favourite beaches. School of surfers having lessons there

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 1 week ago

we took a walk early morning and loved the beauty of the area. It was really nice to see people out walking and the friendliness of people was lovely to experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 659vanessao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so many things to do some many beautiful places and animals to see what an incredible experience. some of the best days of my life!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tristanremme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beaches here around the bay are world class with the softest sand and beautiful big, breaking surf. The nice thing about Plett is the absence of big hotels and complexes next to the water unlike other beach towns which adds to the magic. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Biffro
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Nice walking early morning or late afternoon along the beach. Water is very nice to swim in - not too warm or too cold. A beautiful beach to walk on for kms. Clean beach and nice soft sand.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 12 February 2019

A beautiful beach. If it is fun in the sun you want, then this is definitely the place to be. Clean, and plenty to do or just lounge around all day. Life savers on the beach a definite plus.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cruiser624665
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Stunning!! Make sure you take time to watch the Dolphins and enjoy the beach. We rented a Kayak too and there was no wind, the water was so still and there was no one else out there on the water. Memorable day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MichaelaVaux
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Plett beach is known round the world but I was surprised at how soft the sand is. The city has done very well to ensure that there is no commercial operations such as cafes and restaurants on the beach, pure nature

Date of experience: January 2019
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