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Plettenberg Beach

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 86 241 1975
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Stunningly beautiful

On this beach you can choose between the crashing breakers of the open sea or the calmer option of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Don I
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
BEAUTIFUL BEACHES AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE

We stayed in the Beacon Isle Hotel and our rooms faced Robberg. We were lucky with some really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
13ingie
,
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“central beach” (12 reviews)
“lovely beach” (10 reviews)
“life guards” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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+27 86 241 1975
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"central beach"
in 12 reviews
"lovely beach"
in 10 reviews
"life guards"
in 6 reviews
"blue flag"
in 3 reviews
"rip tides"
in 3 reviews
"beacon island"
in 5 reviews
"walk miles"
in 2 reviews
"lifeguard on duty"
in 2 reviews
"beaches in the world"
in 2 reviews
"rolling waves"
in 2 reviews
"safe swimming"
in 2 reviews
"designated swimming areas"
in 2 reviews
"garden route"
in 11 reviews
"strong currents"
in 3 reviews
"white sand"
in 3 reviews
"low tide"
in 4 reviews
"robberg peninsula"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On this beach you can choose between the crashing breakers of the open sea or the calmer option of the lagoon; gorgeous. An added bonus is the lifesaving and shark watch safety crew on duty on the main beach.

Thank Don I
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in the Beacon Isle Hotel and our rooms faced Robberg. We were lucky with some really spectacular sunrise and sunsets. The beaches are very clean and safe and most people can be see jogging along. We had sunset champagne 0n Robberg Beach and...More

Thank 13ingie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plettenberg beach is an absolute beauty! We were there on very low tide because it was full moon, and it was truly glorious. Pristine. Immaculate. Not one tiny bit of plastic, but amazing rocks that were exposed by the very low tide full of mussels....More

Thank AdriAfrica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Plettenberg one really has to go to the beach. It was the first time that the water was actually warm enough to go swimming as until here we had been on the western cape which was freezing. It is a gorgeous beach ideal...More

Thank Amaya A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beaches without, or with, the crowds if you prefer. Golden sand and clean with a guaranteed clean water to match.

Thank pege2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is extensive and runs for miles along the Indian Ocean. Great for walking..some of the beaches are busy and parts of the sea dangerous for swimming. There are several blue flag beaches and guards on duty so best to use these! Sands are...More

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

What I like most of all is the long stretches of whites sand beaches where you can walk for long distances.

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This was the best beach we visited on the whole of our tour along the garden route. After having lunch at the lookout we walked along the beach. Although the beach was quiet not at any point did we feel unsafe. There are also car...More

Thank T10Tom
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We took a long walk along Plettenberg beach. Wonderful waves crashing on the beach and soft sands. Not much more to add really. Not commercial, just a long unspoilt beach.

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beaches here but weather very unpredictable - it often rains. When it’s sunny it’s amazing!

Thank Elizabeth N
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