Plettenberg Bay is a wonderful district in the Bitou Municipal Area in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. A Plettenberg Bay holiday is the ideal choice for many travelling groups, in particular those who want to be in the thick of the traditional South African way of life. Having said this, there are a multitude of great universal activities as well as some unique and exciting attractions to be fully enjoyed whilst staying at a comfortable Plettenberg Bay holiday rental house.
Being situated on the southern coast of Bitou, a Plettenberg Bay holiday is jam-packed with a variety of great activities to enjoy with many of the family favourites available on the doorstep. The likes of swimming, diving, sailing, golf, tennis, horse riding, cycling and hiking are widely available as well as some unique opportunities to partake in a spot of whale watching or even a game of polo.
If you decide to leave your comfortable Plettenberg Bay holiday rental house for a time to explore the surrounding area then it is definitely recommended that you stop off at the Cango Caves, just past the town of Outshoorn, in the Klein Karoo area of the region. Most of the caves are open to the public and have some wonderful tunnels and chambers with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites that have formed over millions of years. Should the caves not appeal to you, a visit to Outshoorn is a must if you want to have the unique experience of riding an ostrich!
If you are undecided about whether to book a fantastic Plettenberg Bay holiday rental house, then the fact that the neighbourhood experiences a mild Maritime climate with temperatures remaining pretty constant throughout the year may be enough to sway your decision!. Generally speaking, the warmest months of the year to have a Plettenberg Bay holiday are January and February when temperatures can reach a maximum of 26°C. The cooler months of June, July, August and September still offer up maximum temperatures of 20°C. The average annual rainfall amount for Plettenberg Bay is 25 inches.