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At La Vista Lodge in Plett you can treat yourself to a massage

Get out of the rain: What to do in Plettenberg Bay on a rainy day

It’s all well and good hitting the beach and trails when the sun is out, but what to do when it’s raining outside? Although Plett is a coastal getaway destination known for its sunny outdoor activities, she does offer visitors ample rainy-day fun. Why look further than right here at La Vista? A private, in-room massage is the perfect way to […]

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Newstead wine farm in Plettenberg Bay

Grape expectations in Plettenberg Bay

In case you haven’t heard, Plettenberg Bay enjoys the well-deserved ‘Wine of Origin’ status and, as the new kid on the block, she’s strutting her stuff. What started in 2001 as an exciting yet radical idea, has transformed into an industry that has grown exponentially to date – the Plett Winelands. There are many splendid outdoor experiences to immerse yourself […]

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Small town romance: Tips for a romantic adventure along the Garden Route

Love is in the air, mountains, beaches and candle-lit dinners at La Vista Lodge in Plettenberg Bay, along the Garden Route of South Africa. Like the proverbial oasis in the desert, Plettenberg Bay in February brings the beauty of the South African summer to the fore for countless romantics. The month of love simply cries out for a couple’s escape, […]

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Our ‘Mixologist’ Amos Kapenda is a master of cocktails, taking his job very seriously when it comes to putting smiles on guests’ faces.

Looking for the best cocktail in Plettenberg Bay?

You may just find it during Cocktail O’ Clock at La Vista Lodge! And why not, indeed? One can scarcely dream up a better location, if enjoying your favourite tipple, whilst watching the ocean lap the shore, is your way of seeing off a perfect day. The good news is that at La Vista Lodge in Plettenberg Bay, every hour […]

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Black Water Tubing

Hello Fans, So sorry we have been so quiet on the blogs lately… we have had an extremely busy and fulfilling holiday season! The weather has been incredible, allowing for our guests (and us) to get out and about and enjoy some of the activities our area is famous for! I had the pleasure of experiencing one of these fun […]

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Plett Hope Spot!

Plett Hope Spot!

Exciting news ALERT!! Plettenberg Bay has been selected as one of five of South Africa’s first International Hope Spots and can aspire to be the best Hope Spot in the world. Hope Spots are a global network of identified marine areas, promoted and driven by the global initiative, Mission Blue.  Mission Blue was established through the Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA), […]

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Blue Flag Status for 4 of Plett’s Beaches

ALMOST half of South Africa’s Blue Flag beaches are in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route this year, with 20 beaches in the region receiving this international stamp of approval yesterday, 8th October 2014. Plettenberg Bay is proud to be home to 4 Blue Flag beaches, namely Natures Valley, Robberg Five, Keurbooms and Lookout Beach. Lookout Beach is the beach […]

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