Long lazy beach days OR beautiful walks on unspoilt beaches - we have it all in Plett. You may even be lucky enough to find one of our much sort after Pansy shells on your walk. Plett has four premier "Blue Flag" status beaches, including Robberg 5, Lookout Beach, Keurboomstrand and Nature's Valley.
Plettenberg Bay has some of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa. The town's 20 kilometres of picturesque Indian Ocean coastline features pristine, unspoilt sandy beaches. Because of our wonderful mild climate our beaches can be enjoyed throughout the year.
Surfing and body-boarding are popular among locals and visitors. With up to 12-foot waves, the beaches along Plettenberg Bay's coastline are home to some of the best waves in South Africa. Surfing lessons are available and board and wetsuit hire can be organised. You may also want to cast a line or charter a fishing boat and try your luck along the coast of Plettenberg Bay.
Exploring the underwater world is fun and exciting in Plettenberg Bay, which is home to fish, stingrays, dolphin, seals, sharks and whales - even the occasional octopus!
Plettenberg Bay boasts several impressive ocean safaris, giving you an up-close look at marine life without having to get your hair wet!
There are different beaches in Plett to choose from. There are lagoon areas for young children and there are hot surfing spots, for the more adventurous.
This beach is a fabulous family beach - lovely bay on one side and a safe shallow lagoon on the other. Life guards are on duty in season and on weekends. It's the launch site for all Marine Safaris, Dive charters and Ocean kayaking tours. Facilities include restaurants, bars, public toilets and the local National Sea Rescue Station. We are a short drive to Central Beach.
Lookout Beach (Blue Flag Status)
Formerly Plett's most iconic beach, this beach washed away during the 2007 floods but has returned even more pristine. This is now popular for long walks along the ocean side from the Lookout parking lot to the river mouth, and then along the Keurbooms River back to the parking area. Lookout is also a fantastic sun bathing spot, great for surfing and body boarding, and has ample play area for the entire family. Life guards are on duty in season. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, public toilets, wheelchair access and limited parking. Lookout is a short drive from us.
Popular for long - long - walks, Robberg Beach stretches for 3.5 kilometres between the Robberg Peninsula and Beacon Island. It has become very popular for surfing and body boarding. Robberg has 5 Life saver stations in season. Access to Robberg is just 2 minutes walk away from Anlin.
Robberg 5 (Blue Flag Status)
Located in the central area of Robberg Beach, this beach is popular for surfing and body boarding. Facilities include wheelchair access, public toilets, a parking area.
While you explore nature in all its glory, please help us keep these beaches beautiful for years to come! Most of Plettenberg Bay's beaches and lagoons are designated "Marine Protected Areas".