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   British Columbia

   California Coast

   Cape Cod

   Dominican Republic




   New Zealand


   South Africa

     Western Cape

       Lamberts Bay


       Saldanha Bay

       Cape Town




       Mossel Bay






       Plettenberg Bay

       Nature's Valley

     Eastern Cape


       Jeffrey's Bay

       Port Elizabeth

       Port Alfred

       East London

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South Africa: Plettenberg Bay

Southern Cross Beach House
Southern Cross Beach House is the only guest house which offers uninterrupted and direct access to the beach. The views from the living / dining room are spectacular and all bedrooms open onto a wide verandah overlooking a sunny garden courtyard.

The sound of the sea is always with you and at night you may even hear the magical sound of the whales blowing.

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Anlin Place
Anlin Place is situated in a quiet residential area of Plettenberg Bay. The house is 100 metres from the famous Robberg Beach with its ideal long leisurely walks and safe bathing. Two Garden Flatlets, each sleeps two persons, and contains a fully equipped kitchenette with microwave, shower and TV.

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.

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Fynbos Ridge Cottages
It is located between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the heart of South Africa's Garden Route renowned for its indigenous forests and superb beaches.

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.

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Cottage Pie
This lovely home offers a congenial retreat - charming, quiet and close to the sea. It nestles in a secluded cul-de-sac just 100 metres from the breathtaking Robberg Beach and an easy 5 minute drive from the centre of town.

It offers guests spacious rooms and suites, fully equipped with every modern convenience.

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Stone Cottage
Stone Cottage is situated on the hill above the famous Beacon Island beach overlooking the Baia De Formosa. It has spectacular 180 degree sea views. It is within easy walking distance to shops, restaurants and the beach.

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.

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Moonshine on Whiskey Creek
Firefly", "Bushpig" & "Tree Frog" are 3 beautifully handcrafted wooden cottages on stilts, set in the indigenous forest. Each fully equipped cottage offers a cosy fireplace, private elevated deck and its own braai area.

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.

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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.

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Dune Park Holiday Resort< Click to View

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

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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.

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Weldon Kaya
Perched on a hill overlooking the beautiful bay of Plettenebrg Bay and the Robberg Nature Reserve lie the "kayas" that make up the award winning village of Weldon Kaya.

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.

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