Plettenberg Bay is part of the Garden Route and is South Africa’s premier holiday destination. It offers kilometers of pristine, Blue Flag beaches, trendy shops, world-class restaurants and a plethora of activities.
Restaurants: The Fat Fish, The Burnt Orange, Zinzi’s, Look Out Deck, Emily Moon, Equinox, The Table, Enrico’s, and many more.
Sporting Activities: Golf, Tennis, Bowls, Beach and Forest Hiking, Canoeing, Bungee Jumping, Mountain biking, Flying, Gliding.
Other Activities: Storms River, Nature’s Valley, Keurbooms River adventures, Whale and Dolphin watching, superb animal sanctuaries/enclosures (birds, monkeys, big cats and elephants), big five game viewing, horseback game viewing, horseback riding, wine tasting at local wine farms, Harkerville Saturday morning market
A car is essential. There are cabs and car rental agents (sadly no Uber). The town is relatively small and surrounding activities and sights are close by, so travel times are short.
There are regular flights directly to Plettenberg Bay airport from Johannesburg and Cape Town via Cem Air (http://www.flycemair.co.za/). The airport is 8 km from the house. NB: This airline is currently suspended.
Other nearby airports: George Airport (1.5 hours’ drive), Port Elizabeth Airport (2.5 hours’ drive).
Or take a scenic 7-hour drive from Cape Town