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LA VISTA LODGE MAY HAVE THE MOST PERFECT VIEW IN PLETT

Guest House in Plettenberg Bay transforms natural forest into an edible permaculture food forest for guests and staff

With a moderate climate, Plettenberg Bay may just be one of the most amazing places to grow edible crops (trees, herbs, shrubs and root crops). La Vista Lodge has become a place to grow sustainable resources for years to come. In September 2019, we started to transform our natural forest area on the sun-facing north slope into an edible permaculture […]

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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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