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Markets along the Garden Route are great way to explore regional foods; including organic produce, local meats, hand-crafted cheeses and artisanal breads. Photo credits: Wild Oats Market FB

Must see markets along the Garden Route in South Africa

Markets in South Africa are known for their foodie compliment, beautiful crafts and interesting locals, in particular those located along the Garden Route. What would the Garden Route be without a few legendary markets? The community holds dear their eclectic markets and a visit is just what the doctor ordered to break the humdrum of modern day, frenzied living. So, slow […]

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Marine Research along the Garden Route

Marine Wildlife and Marine Researchers visit Plettenberg Bay this winter along the Garden Route Marine wildlife plays an important role in Plettenberg Bay, not only for the local tourism industry, but also for marine conservation and research. Take advantage of the most moderate winter South African climate, in Plettenberg Bay while staying at La Vista Lodge. The area is home […]

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Plett Golf Club

Plett Golf Courses to play year-round

Play golf in Plettenberg Bay all year-round. Enjoy pristine courses in Plett and close-by to La Vista Lodge in Knysna, George and Mossel Bay. What do Nike, Titleist and nifty check pants signal? You’ve got it, golf. Plett and Knysna are home to popular golf courses in South Africa. Satisfy your golfing appetite with a round of golf in the […]

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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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