We shortlisted the top 5 hotels in Plett Bay from tripadvisor before making the trip; Beacon Island was 6th I think, but I wrote it down anyway. I'm so glad I did! For about R1000 we secured ourselves a double room (with sofa bed) facing the sea, the most luscious bed and pillows, room service and front row seats to the whales!
I have nothing bad to say about this place. Amazing location- you can't get closer to the water than this. We saw whales jumping out of the water and playing around right in front of our window, which was better than the lone whale that we saw in Hermanus the next day (or was I already jaded?).
The only thing they could have done to improve the place was to offer a buffet breakfast in the sea lounge, where you could then eat to your hearts' content while watching these beautiful creatures while soaking up the sun. Instead they only do a la carte breakfast in an indoor cafe. We got round this problem by ordering room service!
Plett Bay is so full of hotels and B&Bs, but I think Beacon Island deserves No. 1 at least for location if not for everything else.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in Plettenberg Bay, one of the most visited of the picturesque Garden Route towns, the Beacon Island Timeshare Resort is a favourite amongst travellers to this region. Boasting spectacular ocean views, endless leisure activities a host of nearby attractions and beautiful bedrooms this is the perfect resort for you. Drive to Knysna to feed the elephants, shop till you drop or spend your days luxuriating alongside the pool just enjoy your stay! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Beacon Island Hotel Plettenberg Bay