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Plettenberg Bay Travel Guide

Where is Plettenberg Bay?

Plettenberg Bay — you've heard loads about it, you're hankering to travel there but don't have any idea where it is? Allow us to point you in the right direction.

It's situated about 640 miles southwest of Pretoria, the national capital, and 25 miles east of Knysna.

Like meeting the locals while you're on vacation? This part of Western Cape is home to around 19,000 residents.

Car Rentals in Plettenberg Bay

Want to see the region on your own terms? Be the master of your own amazing adventure by checking out car rentals in Plettenberg Bay with the help of Orbitz.

If you're flying into Plettenberg Bay Airport and want to get a hold of a car soon after, make your way to Europcar. You'll find it at N2 & Marine Way, 4 miles from the terminal.

In the heart of the city, you'll find Budget at Pharos Drive, Beacon Isle Hotel. Its central location makes for a simple and straightforward pick up. If there's nothing that ticks all your boxes there, Avis at Beacon Isle Hotel is worth looking into.

Where to stay in Plettenberg Bay – Hotel Accommodation

You shouldn't have any hassles reserving one of the 37 hotels in Plettenberg Bay. Though, make sure you don't leave it until the last moment! Your awesome getaway awaits!

The Plettenberg Hotel and Emily Moon River Lodge are excellent hotel options here.

Nearest Airports to Plettenberg Bay

If you plan to fly in to Plettenberg Bay, you'll likely be heading to George Airport (GRJ). Grab a coffee and find your bearings after exiting the plane. This is the closest airport, sitting 55 miles away from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Plettenberg Bay

Explored all of Plettenberg Bay already? Don't panic! Knysna is just 25 miles from here and is home to heaps of great activities. If you want to make a day of it, go to the Knysna Elephant Park first. Next make your way to Featherbed Nature Reserve and Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve. If this isn't your style, try Storms River. Just 35 miles away, this area is home to more noteworthy attractions such as Tsitsikamma National Park, Dolphin Trail and Blackwater Tubing. Spend a day here to get to all of them!

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No Cancellation Fees

Even the best-laid plans can change all of a sudden, which is one of the reasons we won't ask for a fee if you have to cancel or adjust your booking.^ However, it might be sensible to check if your selected hotel and airline share the same policy.

Top Rated Hotels for your Plettenberg Bay Vacation

Southern Cross Beach House
Southern Cross Beach House
4.0 out of 5.0 1 Capricorn Lane, Solar Beach, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
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5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Wonderful property on a beautiful beach. Great location close to main restaurants. Highly recommended.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2019
Southern Cross Beach House features free WiFi in public areas and a garden. A stay here includes free parking. This beach hotel also has barbecue grills.
Starfish Guest Lodge
Starfish Guest Lodge
4.0 out of 5.0 17 Cordovan Cresent, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
$129
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

I actually stayed at the nearby guesthouse owned by the same people: Periwinkle. The facilities were beautiful and the staff was excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2017
Guests of Starfish Guest Lodge enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. There's free parking and an airport shuttle for a fee. ...
Bayview Hotel
Bayview Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Corner Main & Gibb Street, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
$59
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Nice hotel in convenient location. Reserved 2 rooms. Both were clean and comfortable, but had trouble with the hot water in one of them. Also, rooms were a bit noisy and warm at night.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019
Bayview Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle ...

Things To Do during your Plettenberg Bay Vacation

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