Plettenberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay

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A 20 km (12 mi) long coastline beach, Plettenberg Beach welcomes those who come to rest as well as those looking for adventure along the Indian Ocean. Soak up the sunrays then go surfing, swimming, or charter a fishing expedition. You can take a surfing class or take part in racing competitions. Explore the submerged world by diving and see many types of fish, stingrays, and dolphins. The beaches here are designated as Marine Protected Areas, so carry your trash out with you and stay on designated trails. PutPlettenberg Beach into our Plettenberg Bay day trip app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Came for a morning walk on a grey December day - it rained a little but that didn't stop us from enjoying the beach. We walked behind the dunes on the river side, spotting oystercatchers, gulls...  more »
  • Was really surprised to find this beach almost deserted on a Sunday afternoon. Had walked on the beach by the Beacon Island Resort yesterday and it was a similar tale. Ok it had been raining earlier.....  more »
  • the beach was clean and its easy access to a variety of restaurants around. their hotels are also comfortable and the people are friendly.  more »
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