Capuchin monkeys are named after the Capuchin Friars – and so are Cappuccino coffees. In 1525, a Franciscan monk named Matteo da Bascio broke with his order's tradition. He wanted to return to the ways of St. Francis and ...more
Become Friends of Tenikwa - Help us to help them
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness & Rehabilitation Centre in the Crags near Plettenberg Bay has always been the place to take injured and abandoned wildlife for rehabilitation. ...more
The Plett Tourism Association presents an Integrated Domestic Campaign and shares other industry insight at the first 2021 ‘Plett Conversations’
All tourism products from Plettenberg Bay were invited to the first 2021 ...more
South African music icon Majozi finds inspiration in Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay’s sweeping landscapes and unique photo opportunities not only makes it a great place to spend a holiday, but also a catalyst for ...more
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 28th Feb at 8pm that the Lockdown will be eased to Level One.
The new alert level is in effect from 01 March 2021 according to the current gazette.
What this means:
The hours ...more
Hosted buyer registration for fully virtual WTM Africa 2021 goes live with positive results
Cape Town, 25 February 2021 – Hosted Buyer registration for the upcoming fully virtual Africa Travel
Week (ATW), comprising ...more
Plettenberg Bay was recently voted Leading Beach Destination in Africa at the 2020 World Travel Awards.
With 6 internationally recognized Blue Flag status beaches... and as one of the scientifically identified ‘Hope ...more
The Dr Evil Classic 3-day stage race will be 9 years old this year and has become the best reason to head to the Garden Route on the Heritage Day weekend. Each stage of the three-day event will be unique.
Dates: 23-25 September ...more
Small and intimate weddings are on-trend in Plettenberg Bay
"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul." - Wyland
Small and intimate weddings are now the new norm, and ...more
SATSA recently partnered with COBRA, a non-profit entity established in March 2020 as a direct response to the immediate and immense need to support distressed businesses impacted by the economic lockdown caused by ...more
Plettenberg Bay’s hospitality industry estimate the town lost an excess of R674 million in tourism earnings between the months of October, November and December as the tourism industry experienced the cancellation of Plett ...more
A blog by Wandisile Sebezo
Griqua Heritage Horses found a home and a purpose at Cairnbrogie
I’m on Cairnbrogie, a farm just next to the Griqua Settlement of Kranshoek, 15 minutes away from ...more