Plett Nominated as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination 

Published: April 24th, 2014


Plettenberg Bay South Africa, 22 April 2014

Plett has been nominated as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination in the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. This is the 21st year of the World Travel Awards and Plett’s fifth nomination as a Top Beach Destination in Africa, previously nominated in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

fun-on-plett-beachesPlett, nestled within the protective arm of the iconic Robberg Peninsula, has some of the most beautiful and sheltered beaches along the South African coastline and offers beach-goers a choice of beaches including 3 International Blue Flag beaches, Robberg Beach, Nature’s Valley and Keurbooms Beach.

International Blue Flag beaches are an indication of high environmental and quality standards awarded annually to those that meet excellence in safety, amenities, cleanliness and environmental standards.

The beaches of Plett are also home to many popular water-sports activities including surfing, scuba diving and snorkelling, sea kayaking, stand-up paddling and whale and dolphin watching.

The rare pansy shell can also be found by wandering one of the beautiful sandy stretches. Recently having made an incredible come-back, the new Lookout Beach has added an exciting option for beach lovers.



Nominated alongside Plett in the World Travel Awards in the category of Africa’s Leading Beach Destination are:

  • Bazaruto, Mozambique
  • Cape Town, South Africa (2012 winner)
  • Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt (2010, 2011 winner)
  • Taba Heights, Sinai, Egypt
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania (2013 winner)


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Voting closes 17 May 2014.

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