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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank F0xy93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beaches around the Beacon Isle hotel are long and open and clean. The northerly beach is the launching pad for the boats offering dolphin and whale watching tours and the southerly beach up to robberg is less frequented and ideal to walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed right on Lookout beach which has benefits of both Indian Ocean and lagoon with huge tidal changes. Lots of birdlife and never many folks on it. Nearby Central beach but this is the one!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnhG6702BU
Reviewed January 10, 2019

The Plett beach is awesome for swimming and suntanning! There are a number of restaurants along the beach front as well as a lifesaving tower. As you wonder down the beach you can often see Hobie Cats parked there and some other boats. Further down...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TravelYoung
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We drove here from Knysna as our hotel staff recommended us to visit this beautiful beach. Enjoyed our walk and drinks with some nice breeze.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 38harshit
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place ! First time visiting Plett for 3 days. Staying in RiverClub Air BnB has been awesome. In town for a family wedding. Pity, solo without my wife & kids. Definitely a place to visit with family next time 👍🏼😀

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ThaboM35
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Took a nice walk along the pleasantly not very busy and very clean beach.It stretches for just about as long as you want to talk. numerous places to stop and have a snack or a drink, although the beaches were not busy the places to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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