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Albergo for Backpackers

3 Reviews
Sleeps 65 in 33 rooms

Albergo for Backpackers is situated in the most amazing spot in Plettenberg Bay. The beach, shops, restaurants and nightlife are all...
from R340
per night for 2 guests

African Array Backpackers Lod...

6 Reviews
Sleeps 46 in 28 rooms

African Array Backpackers Lodge is nestled between a biometry of fynbos on a high cliff overlooking...
from R320
per night for 2 guests
30 % Off
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Amakaya Backpackers & Apartme...

10 Reviews
Sleeps 34 in 25 rooms

May Madness   Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments - your 'home away from home', has both private rooms and dorms and...
from R300
per night for 2 guests

Plett Backpackers

10 Reviews
Sleeps 32 in 3 rooms

Plett Backpackers could not be more ideally positioned. It is a penthouse spot with the most amazing views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains,...
from R300
per night for 2 guests

TharfieldEstate

18 Reviews
Sleeps 60 in 12 rooms

Nestled amongst the forests in Harkerville just off the N2 between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, Tharfield Estate presents the ideal...
from R240
per night for 2 guests
20 % Off
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Backpacker Apartments

Sleeps 26 in 6 rooms

Winter warmer - 2 nights   This accommodation consists of 5 self-catering apartments situated 100m from the shops and restaurants of Plettenberg Bay’s Main Street....
from R320
per night for 2 guests
Unjani Arts Residence and Backpackers is a hostel and creative space situated in the Kwanokuthula...
from R260
per night for 2 guests
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    Plettenberg Bay South Africa

    Plettenberg Bay Backpacker Hostel Accommodation

    Plettenberg Bay, or Plett, as it is more familiarly known, is the most fashionable spot on the Garden Route and has been called the Riviera of Africa. It’s no exaggeration. With fabulous beaches stretching for miles, whole neighbourhoods of expensive summer homes hogging the best views, a couple of championship golf courses, and about a dozen world class polo fields, it’s definitely the playground of the rich.

    But there’s more to Plett than glitz and glamour. It’s one of the best boat based whale and dolphin watching destinations in the world, the diving is good, the surfing is great, and the fabulous Harkerville mountain biking trails are about halfway between Plett and Knysna.

    There are some awesome hikes close to the town and loads of great day walks. You can do a tandem skydive, fly in a glider or just do a scenic whale and dolphin watching flight.

    When the 15th Century Portuguese explorers first saw the place we now call Plett, they dubbed it Bahia Formosa – the beautiful bay – and it’s apt. The spectacular Robberg Peninsula, which defines the western edge of the bay, is a nature reserve where you can do walks ranging from a half hour to a day, look at seals, whales and dolphins from the cliff and visit a stone age cave with an informative site museum.

    The Keurbooms and Bitou Rivers meet up near the national road to the east of the town and join up to form the beautiful Keurbooms Lagoon. There is great paddling on both rivers, particularly the bigger Keurbooms, which has a lovely overnight hut, accessible only by canoe, about 7km upstream.

    Plett is absolutely stuffed with lovely guest houses, great restaurants, good hotels and wonderful little coffee shops. The many creative locals that have chosen to make their home in this little paradise create a constant supply of innovative crafts, foods and clothing that supply the numerous retail therapy venues.

    Every place has its down side, though, and Plett’s is its popularity with school leavers. At the end of November, or beginning of December, they descend on the town in full breeding plumage, usually in Daddy’s second or third BMW, and make their presence known. But if you steer clear of the pubs and clubs you should manage to avoid them – and they only get to the beaches in late afternoon, immediately upon waking.

    Plettenberg Bay, or Plett, as it is more familiarly known, is the most fashionable spot on the Garden Route and has been called the Riviera of Africa. It’s no exaggeration. With fabulous beaches stretching for miles, whole neighbourhoods of...

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