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Plett local Siphe Ncapayi wins Under 23 GC in Paris

Published: July 31st, 2019
Plett local Siphe Ncapayi wins Under 23 GC in Paris

Plett's Siphe Ncapayi was the Under 23 GC winner in Paris. The work of the Kwano Academy in changing lives is really unbelievable. 

Tour de Plett's retired race director Colin Shave was in Paris to welcome Siphe Ncapayi as he finished the London/Paris cycle race.

Well done; all the hard work has paid off and you make Plett proud Siphe Ncapayi!


Plett the next hotspot for R20 million homes

Published: June 27th, 2019
Plett the next hotspot for R20 million homes

According to an article on BUSINESS INSIDER, after Cape Town and Johannesburg, Plettenberg Bay was the area with the most R20 million homes in the country. 

Plettenberg Bay has 130 properties worth R20 million or more, the report found, followed by Umhlanga and La Lucia with 120 properties, Knynsa with 90, and Ballito and Stellenbosch both with 80. 

Read the full article here

 


Eco-Logic Awards finalist from Plett

Published: June 3rd, 2019
Eco-Logic Awards finalist from Plett

The 8th annual Eco-Logic Awards event, presented by The Enviropaedia, South Africa’s online environmental encyclopaedia, green directory and repository of sustainability thought leadership will be held on 5 June 2019, which is World Environment Day.

The awards recognise South African communities or government institutions; business projects, services or products; organisations or individuals who are contributing to our urgent quest for a more sustainable world.

This year’s finalists across the 12 categories includes Plett's own Rhian Berning of Eco Atlas in the Eco-Angel category.

The awards will encourage greater awareness of action taken against the impacts of urgent issues, and in doing so, ...more


Emily Moon gets 9/10 from UK’s Telegraph

Published: May 9th, 2019
Emily Moon gets 9/10 from UK’s Telegraph

Plett's Emily Moon Lodge received an impressive 9 out of 10 rating by the UK's The Telegraph. According to the online review:

This nature-lover’s lair, comprising 16 cottage-suites built on a ridge overlooking the snaking Bitou River, is located just a few minutes from Plettenberg Bay. Beautiful views are augmented by eclectic contemporary Afro-chic décor, making this the best-value luxury lodge on the Garden Route.

Read the full report online here

 

 


Plett beach house features in Indian Architectural Digest

Published: May 8th, 2019
Plett beach house features in Indian Architectural Digest

An iconic beach house in Plett recently featured in an Indian Architectural Digest online magazine. According to the publication:

"Appearing as an asymmetrical box floating above ground, this concrete façade home in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa is a beach lover’s paradise. Planned to adhere to the contours of the original dune that was once it’s foundation, this home is smartly named Beachyhead. Designed by the homeowners and architecture firm, SOATA, this elegant holiday home brags ocean views as far as the eye can see."

Check out other homes that made the cut at www.architecturaldigest.in


Plett vs Plastic – Re-New-Able Plett Campaign

Published: May 5th, 2019
Plett vs Plastic – Re-New-Able Plett Campaign

Plett local Rhian Berning (Founder of Eco Atlas) was interviewed recently on The John Maytham Show on CapeTalk radio.

Listen to the interview here:


Storms River covers Escape magazine

Published: May 2nd, 2019
Storms River covers Escape magazine

Watch out for the latest issue of Escape magazine which features Storms River mouth on the cover and an article on The Robberg Trail inside, which the magazine touts as their favourite day hike in the country.

The magazine is on shop shelves now, so get your copy in-store.

 

 


Plett nominated for 10th year as Leading Beach Destination

Published: April 1st, 2019
Plett nominated for 10th year as Leading Beach Destination

Plett nominated for 10th year running as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination with the World Travel Awards™

For the 10th year in a row, Plettenberg Bay has received a nomination in the World Travel Awards™ as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination, a very prestigious honour.

Votes are cast by travel professionals and consumers, ensuring that only the most deserving businesses walk away with one of these prestigious accolades. Cast your vote at www.worldtravelawards.com/vote. 

World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognised globally ...more


Video: Top Billing explores Plettenberg Bay

Published: March 31st, 2019
Video: Top Billing explores Plettenberg Bay

If you missed Top Billing's feature on Plettenberg Bay tonight, be sure to tune in to SABC 3 on Tuesday 2nd April at 15h30.

In this week’s episode of Top Billing, Harmony gets close to stunning dolphins while they toured our beautiful town.   Take a look at the preview video: 

 

The forests of The Garden Route and the fisheries of its coast were once treated as a limitless resource. Today, tourism is the renewable resource driving the economy, and Plett is its best example.

A century after Beacon Island was a whaling station, the nearby waters are now teaming with an amazing variety of aquatic species like dolphins, whales, sea birds and even Orcas ...more


Country Life magazine rates Robberg in Top 5 CapeNature reserves

Published: March 19th, 2019
Country Life magazine rates Robberg in Top 5 CapeNature reserves

Country Life magazine has rated their top 5 CapeNature reserves and it's no surprise that Robberg is right up there with the best of them.

According to Country Life:

No trip to Plettenberg Bay is complete until you’ve walked the Robberg Nature Reserve peninsula – or at least part of it. The trails along the route show just how diverse this part of the Garden Route is; from the wave-beaten prehistoric rocks at the point and the climbing-falling dune to the rugged fynbos landscape and thriving seal colony.

There are three hiking trails through the reserve and if you’ve got the time, we recommend tackling the four-hour Point Circuit which will lead you to the very ...more


Nguni in Top 20 StreetSmart restaurants

Published: March 4th, 2019
Nguni in Top 20 StreetSmart restaurants

Plett Tourism is excited to congratulate Nguni Restaurant for their listing in SEVENTEENTH place in the national Top 20 StreetSmart contributing restaurants for 2018.

Every South African town celebrates its tales of historic lore, but in Plettenberg Bay, South African history is served up nightly at Nguni Restaurant. Nguni is located in one of Plett’s most iconic historical buildings, an old fisherman’s cottage in the heart of the business centre of Plett’s Main Street.

Nguni Restaurant is arguably considered the cosiest and friendliest restaurant in town. Don’t be fooled, there is nothing old and dusty about the food and flavours, or the warm and attentive service at this trendy spot. ...more


A family vacation at The Plettenberg

Published: March 3rd, 2019
A family vacation at The Plettenberg

Plettenberg Bay offers the ultimate family destination, not only does it have interesting sights and places to visit for the kids, but it also offers a year-round opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, thanks to its temperate climate.

We recently hosted family of four, the Copelands at The Plettenberg. Malu and James, enjoyed a stay at the Lookout Villa with their children, Elliott (6-years-old) and Wilder (8-months-old).

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