Plettenberg Bay is a town in the Western Cape province of Cape Town. It is found on the most sought-after tourist Route, the Garden Route. Plett is situated 600 kilometres from Cape Town and 210 kilometres from Port Elizabeth. Plettenberg Bay is known for its glorious and pristine beaches, five of them boasting a Blue Flag label. The town was discovered by early Portuguese explorers who, on the first sight called it "Bahia Formosa", meaning " beautiful bay".
Plettenberg Bay abounds with beautiful nature, wildlife and marine life. The town is one of South Africa's top holiday destinations. This is only a small part of the town, Plett is also home to intriguing estuaries and lagoons, indigenous forests and plants, the famous Robberg Reserve, rivers, wine farms and vineyards as well as world-class golf courses. It is that destinations which are a bag that fits all, making it ideal for discerning holidaymakers.
For adrenaline seekers, this is the perfect place. You don't run out of adventure activities in Plett, from hiking the Robberg Nature Reserve and other smaller trials, wildlife viewing, canopy tours and ocean safaris to bungee jumping and abseiling, you are spoilt for choice. Outdoor enthusiasts will truly love this adventure paradise.
Not only is Plettenberg Bay the haven of natural beauty, but modern development also holds an integral part in the beauty of this town without spoiling it. The vibrancy and the trendiness is a major attraction to people visiting Plett. There are wonderful and distinct shopping opportunities and any keen shopper and collector will be pleased. Restaurants, cafés, bars and club abound in the city and you are never to be short of things to do or places to go. And of course, the town always has something going on, the events are never -ending and you will surely find one that perfectly suits you.