Make sure to visit Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route if you ever feel like going to South Africa. With perfect weather and miles of white sandy beaches you would most likely never want to leave again. Sun seekers from all over the world visit this “Jewel of the Garden Route” time and time again
One of the best tourist attractions in the Garden Route is Whale Watching. You can see these beautiful mammals only a few feet away while strolling on the beach. Every year the whales visit the Garden route bays to come and calve and raise the young ones before the leave again.
Standing on one of the most southern tips of Africa the Robberg Nature Reserve will let you experience Africa at its best. In the Robberg Nature reserve there is also an island where you can watch as huge waves splash against the enormous rock formations leaving behind just pools of white foam.
The popularity of Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape makes accommodation during high season almost unavailable. If you do plan on visiting during the December holidays, make sure to book well in advance. . Visitors from across South Africa as well as foreign countries pour down to the Garden Route during this time.
Whether you are looking for a self catering accommodation unit, a guest house or a private beach home, Plett has it all. Many locals use the high season time to flee from the crowds and let their properties to holiday makers. Most Estate Agents in Plettenberg Bay are also doing holiday rentals
The thing that still amazes me every morning when I wake up is the beautiful red skies accompanying the sunrise. It is completely as if God is painting a new sky every morning. Make sure you carry a camera because you would like to hold that memory as long as possible.
I always think that if you close your eyes while standing in the indigenous forests you can still hear the elephants that once roamed here. You will be expecting a fairy to jump out from behind a tree. Take a deep breath and you can smell the freshness of the ferns and the fynbos.