Plett nominated 12th year running as Leading Beach Destination 

Published: April 28th, 2021
by Patty Butterworth

Plett nominated 12th year running as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination with the World Travel Awards™

Following on their win in 2021 as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination, Plettenberg Bay is once again nominated in the World Travel Awards™, once again as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination for 2021. This will be their 28th annual competition in global travel and tourism.

“We are thrilled to have received another nomination – 12 year’s running and hot on the heels of our win last year. We encourage travel professionals, guests and those who live in Plett to vote,” says Patty Butterworth (CEO, Plett Tourism).

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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 as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. Each year, World Travel Awards™ covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to celebrate the achievements and strengths of the travel industry, within each key geographical region.

It is no surprise, Plett has some of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa. The town’s 35 km of picturesque Indian Ocean coastline features 15 km of pristine, unspoilt sandy beaches. Throughout the year, beach enthusiasts of all ages soak up the sun and enjoy the many outdoor activities Plett is well known for.

And with six premier “Blue Flag” status beaches, the area has won several accolades and awards throughout the years.

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