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South Africa: Plettenberg Bay
Southern Cross Beach House
The sound of the sea is always with you and at night you may even hear the magical sound of the whales blowing.
Also a luxury apartment which sleeps six persons. Separate entrance, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and lounge with music centre and Satellite TV.
Fynbos Ridge Cottages
Nestling in 6 hectares of fynbos (Cape flora) with magnificent views of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains, Fynbos Ridge offers self-contained, fully serviced accommodation in a limited number of secluded Cape country cottages.
It offers guests spacious rooms and suites, fully equipped with every modern convenience.
It offers a lounge and stoep with spectacular view of the bay, an open and covered verandah with dining/entertainment area, two spacious double bedrooms leading onto veranda, one single/twin bedroom, two bathrooms with WC, bath and shower, a fully equipped kitchen and scullery.
Moonshine on Whiskey Creek
Enjoy the swimming pool, numerous bird species and hike from your cottage to a secluded mountain pool. Ten minutes away from Plettenberg Bay with easy access. English, Afrikaans and German spoken.
La Vista Lodge
Relax around the swimming pool, watch the sun rise over the ocean or simply enjoy the magnificent view over the Keurbooms Lagoon while swimming, having breakfast or sipping on sundowners.
Nine luxurious en-suite bedrooms. All rooms have satellite TV, mini bar, tea trays, heaters, fans and private entrances. Enjoy a full English breakfast on the patio overlooking the Indian Ocean and Tsitsikamma Mountains. Watch the dolphins and whales frolicking in the bay, during season.
This wonderful site offers many unexpected pleasures. It is a seasonal paradise offering peace and tranquility amidst unspoilt surroundings ideal for those who enjoy the outdoor life. It has private access to 8 km of sand & surf, is just 8 km (10 minutes) from Plettenberg Bay and offers watersports, fishing & golf .
There are luxury beach houses, budget accommodation, caravan & camping as well as a fully licensed Restaurant & Bar
Raven's Rest Guest Farm
Situated in tranquil surroundings half way between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay at the edge of the Knysna Elephant forest, Raven's Rest Guest Farm offers a unique experience to the traveller. The area is abundant with birds, monkeys, buck and many other wildlife forms.
Accommodation consists of very comfortable en suite bedrooms with your own separate entrance. Each equipped with a clock radio, fan heater, and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests have their own television lounge as well as a well stocked bar.
Each "Kaya" (meaning home), has twin or double beds, shower and toilet en suite, tea and coffee facility, and each Kaya is uniquely decorated to create the magical feeling of Africa, and are named after animals indigenous to the area. Four of the Kayas are wheelchair friendly and the entire village is accessible by wheelchairs.