We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Plettenberg Beach

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Phone Number:
086-241-1975
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 136 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Perfect for long walks

To be clear, there are two beaches on either side of the Beacon Isle Hotel. Central Beach is the smaller but busier beach with safer swimming. It can be very crowded over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kalgran
,
Cape Town

Similar Things to Do in Plettenberg Bay

Add Photo Write a Review

136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 101: English reviews
Cape Town
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having visited Plett many times in the past, I am very disappointed to see how dog unfriendly a town it has become. It seems there is nowhere one can enjoy a walk in nature with your dogs off a lead, and there is not a lot of choice even for them on a lead! Certainly no forest hikes to be... More 

Helpful?
Thank CapeTownAnn
Cape Town
Level Contributor
310 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be clear, there are two beaches on either side of the Beacon Isle Hotel. Central Beach is the smaller but busier beach with safer swimming. It can be very crowded over weekends and public holidays. It makes for a lovely evening stroll when the fading sun casts wonderful reflections over the ocean. The other beach - Robberg Beach is... More 

Helpful?
Thank kalgran
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
139 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying in Knysna while going along the Garden Route. There isn't much of a beach there so came here for they day instead. It's a great beach, there's hardly anyone on it and whether you're sunbathing, wading or walking it's a lovely place to be

Helpful?
Thank The_Don_UK
England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Had an incredible experience at Plett Beach! Kids played and ran around for hours! The beach is absolutely stunning!!! A must see!!

Helpful?
Thank burmateak
Truro, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
266 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Pletteberg Beach is a most wonderful beach to walk on. You can walk miles if you want to - by the edge of the sea or next to the lagoon. It is really beautiful and very scenic. However do make sure that you take notice of the flags on the beach and ensure that you only enter the water in... More 

Helpful?
Thank akay07
Belfast
Level Contributor
67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely safe swimming, with the lookout bar just behind you and good for strolling along to top up the tan

Helpful?
Thank Caggyot
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Visited this beach on the way back from Tsitsikama, this beach is lovely. Sandy beach with a good restaurant nearby.

Helpful?
Thank vanshaj
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
187 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A beautiful sandy beach with a number of accomodations, restaurants and activities at hand. Lifegurds on duty and great for families.

Helpful?
Thank Rjoc
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Parking is quite far, so be prepared for a good walk on the sandy beach But one of the best beaches I have ever been to

Helpful?
Thank mervpillay
Level Contributor
439 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This beach is lovely and also has a very quaint town nearby. We weren't able to stay, but I would love to return - the beach views really are fabulous.

Helpful?
Thank SteMar247

Travellers who viewed Plettenberg Beach also viewed

Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
 
The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
 

Been to Plettenberg Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Plettenberg Beach staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?