10 Best Bed & Breakfasts in Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay is one of the most beautiful spots on South Africa’s Garden Route. This stunning coastal town has gorgeous beaches, lush forests, vibrant cultural activities and a laid-back atmosphere, making it an ideal spot for a relaxing getaway. Whether you are looking to explore the area or want some time away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Plettenberg Bay offers something for everyone.

One of the best ways to experience this idyllic destination is by staying in one of its many bed & breakfasts (B&Bs). From luxury villas with spectacular views to cosy cottages tucked away in nature reserves, these B&Bs provide travellers with comfortable accommodations without sacrificing style or convenience. To help you plan your trip, here are 10 of the best Bed & Breakfasts in Plettenberg Bay.

Each B&B offers something unique depending on what you’re looking for – whether it’s proximity to local attractions like Robberg Nature Reserve or champagne cruises along Keurbooms River, luxurious amenities such as swimming pools and hot tubs, or peace surrounded by nature – there’s sure be something perfect for every traveller.

1. Belle Vue Ridge BnB

Experience the beauty of Plettenberg Bay from the comfort of Belle Vue Ridge, where guests are treated to breathtaking views of the area. Each of the five spacious and stylish rooms features an en-suite bathroom and opens onto the swimming pool and outdoor living area.

Nestled atop the cliff tops above the Piesang River valley, the lodge offers panoramic vistas of the bay and the distant Robberg peninsula. Whether you relax in your room or soak up the sun by the pool, the vistas from Belle Vue Ridge make your stay truly memorable.

2. Dolphin Circle Bed and Breakfast

Free wireless Internet access and free private parking are provided to guests staying at the Dolphin Circle Bed & Breakfast in Plettenberg Bay. The property also has an outdoor pool for guests’ use.

The bed and breakfast has an en suite with complimentary amenities, a hairdryer, and a shower in addition to a flat-screen television in each room. In some of the accommodations, there’s also a kitchenette that is furnished with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a burner.

At the resort, guests have their choice of a continental breakfast, a buffet breakfast, or a full English or Irish breakfast.

In addition, guests are welcome to unwind in the common sitting room.

Hobie Beach, Central Beach, and The Wedge Beach are all popular destinations that can be found in the neighborhood of Dolphin Circle Bed & Breakfast. The motel is located a distance of 7 kilometers from the Plettenberg Bay Airport, which is the closest airport.

3. Dolphins’ Playground Beachfront B&B

Only 75 meters away from Robberg Beach and 5.4 kilometers away from the Robberg Nature Reserve is where you’ll find the Dolphins’ Playground Beachfront B&B, which is located in Plettenberg Bay. In addition, this facility provides free use of both wired and wireless Internet connections, as well as free parking in a private lot.

In addition to a television with a flat screen, each room has views of the beach and the mountains that are in the surrounding area. All of the resort’s visitors, regardless of the room they’re staying in, get access to the sun terrace. Every single room has its very own private bathroom, and each of those bathrooms is equipped with a shower.

The resort provides guests with the opportunity to utilize a community sitting area. The staff is more than ready to share their knowledge of the surrounding region and give information about the many different activities and areas of interest available.

The likes of golf, tennis, biking, sailing, and trekking are among the most well-liked pastimes in this part of the world. The Robberg Nature Reserve is the park that is situated the farthest away from Dolphins’ Playground Oceanfront B&B; the distance between the two is 2.6 kilometers. A distance of 27 kilometers separates you from the Kurland Polo Fields.

4. Long Story Guest House

The Long Story Boutique Guesthouse is a one-of-a-kind and magnificent beach villa in South Africa’s gorgeous Garden Route area. This quaint inn boasts five spacious, light-filled rooms with private bathrooms, each lovingly designed and outfitted with modern comforts. In addition, the guesthouse has a vegetable garden, a daily cleaning service, and a heated deck pool that is the appropriate temperature all year.
Each room features its own spacious bathroom, as well as amenities including a flat-screen smart TV, minifridge, tea and coffee maker, robe, and toiletries. The guesthouse also includes a big, open floor plan with a kitchen, dining area, living room, patio and pool for hot summer days, and a fireplace for cold winter evenings.

Every morning, visitors at The Long Story may enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast and freshly squeezed juice, as well as plan a variety of activities at neighboring centers. There is something for everyone, whether you want to go on a boat trip or have a picnic on the beach.

The Long Story is open all year and is ideal for families, business groups, and couples looking for a tranquil retreat. If you wish to relax and rejuvenate, stay at The Long Story Boutique Guesthouse.

5. Ocean Watch Guest House

The Ocean Watch Guest House is an opulent lodging choice in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. It is ideally situated against the coastline’s slope, allowing superb views of marine creatures such as whales and dolphins. The guest home is a short walk from the charming village, unspoiled beaches, and well-known viewpoint points.
Vanessa, the host, has vast expertise in the Plettenberg Bay hospitality business and is glad to greet tourists and advise them on how to spend their stay in the region. The Ocean Watch Guest House strives to offer a calm, stylish, and open-air setting for a pleasant visit.

The Shell Room, the Colonial Room, the Rose Room, the Caribbean Suite, The Cabin, and Captain’s Cabin are among the six intelligently designed rooms at the guest home. The guest home has a swimming pool, Wi-Fi, parking, coffee & tea facilities, DSTV, beach towels, and self-catering choices in addition to big and pleasant rooms (laundry service is available for a fee). Consider staying at Ocean Watch Guest House if you’re seeking for superior lodgings in Plettenberg Bay.

6. Franmarel B&B

A covered patio with views of the sea, mountains, and lagoon can be found at the Franmarel in Plettenberg Bay, which is conveniently positioned in the middle of the town and is just one kilometre from the beach. There is access to free WiFi in the area.

In addition to being tastefully furnished, the rooms have a flat-screen television, a terrace, and amenities for making tea and coffee. In addition, a hairdryer and complimentary amenities are provided in each of the private bathrooms.

At breakfast, guests may choose from various international and continental plates and traditional English and Irish breakfast fare. A supplemental fee is required to organize barbecues. Within a five-minute walk from Franmarel, you can reach several restaurants and stores.

In addition, guests have access to a small library and a communal room outfitted with a fireplace. A microwave, a small refrigerator, a toaster, and a coffee station may be found in the common area. On request, we can set up a laundry service for you.

Viewing wildlife, going on hikes, scuba diving, snorkelling, and fishing are just some of the activities that may be done in the surrounding area.

The Birds of Eden is located 22 kilometres away, and the Robberg Nature Reserve can be reached in 13 minutes by car from the bed & breakfast.

7. Panoramic Blue B&B

Your own terrace at the Panoramic Blue Bed and Breakfast in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, has unobstructed views of the Tsitsikamma, Outeniqua mountain ranges, the Indian Ocean and the lagoon.

Large windows let in plenty of natural light, and all rooms have plenty of daylight. The rooms are furnished with a television, a fan, a microwave, and equipment for making tea and coffee. Access to the WiFi is provided at no additional cost.

During the whaling season, the bay is home to three distinct kinds of whales: dolphins and seals. Viewing the breathtaking scenery and relaxing on the Blue Flag beaches are available to guests.

Restaurants and stores in the immediate area may be reached in a car in about two minutes. The George Airport is around 110 kilometres away. On-site parking in a private lot is offered at no additional cost.

8. Plett Beachfront Accommodation

The Plett Beachfront Accommodation can be found in Plettenberg Bay, and it provides both dorms and individual rooms within a short distance of Central Beach. The tour desk can assist tourists in making arrangements for canoeing, fishing, and whale-watching activities.

Each room has its unique style, and the private rooms come with their own bathrooms stocked with complimentary amenities. They have a fan for ventilation and are furnished with a television with a flat screen.

In addition to the restaurant next door, the B&B has a lounge and bar for guests’ enjoyment. Within a radius of 500 meters, you’ll find various local dining options.

Guests can go a short distance to the Robberg Nature Reserve. The Plettenberg Bay Country Club and the Goose Valley Golf Estate are located within 5 kilometres of one another, making it possible to play golf in the neighbourhood.

Guests may take advantage of the free private parking and take a day excursion to one of the other towns along the Garden Route, like Knysna, which is just a 35-minute car ride.

9. The Bungalow

The Raw Africa Boutique Collection’s Bungalow in Plettenberg Bay has a restaurant, shared lounge, bar, garden, outdoor pool, and terrace with open views all year. The resort provides free WiFi to its guests.

Some of The Bungalow’s apartments have flat-screen cable TVs, fully supplied kitchens with refrigerators, and private bathrooms with showers and complimentary amenities.

Every morning, the hotel provides breakfast, and guests may choose from an à la carte menu, a continental buffet, or a full English/Irish breakfast. Grilled breakfasts are also available from the innkeepers. Business travellers will enjoy The Bungalow’s fax machine, photocopier, and ironing service.

Visitors to The Bungalow may go canoeing in the region and use the hotel’s car rental and water sports amenities. The Wedge Beach, Hobie Beach, and Central Beach are all accessible by car from The Bungalow. For an extra price, a shuttle service to and from Plettenberg Bay Airport, which is just 6 kilometres away, may be arranged. The Bungalow offers exquisite beachside living.

Periwinkle Lodge

Near Robberg Beach, Periwinkle Lodge is a warm and inviting 4-star guest house with breathtaking views of the Robberg Peninsula. Each of the lodge’s seven rooms has been individually designed and decorated, providing stunning views of the Robberg Peninsula or the Tsitsikamma Mountains from their balconies. An in-room bathroom with heated towel racks and food and drink options (both hot and cold) are provided.
After a day of hiking or skiing, guests at Periwinkle Lodge may unwind in the spa or sauna. The balcony is a beautiful place to relax and watch for marine mammals like whales and dolphins below.

Guests may try their hand at kayaking, abseiling, or just exploring the local nature on foot, as well as other activities like golf cart tours, horseback rides through lush woods, and guided hikes. Bungee jumping from the Bloukrantz Bridge is an absolute must for the more daring traveller.


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