About Plettenberg Bay

General
Plettenberg Bay is situated on the east coast of the Western Cape. This bustling seaside town is world famous for its scenic beauty and is popular with both South Africans and international visitors. It was originally named "Bahia Formosa" (beautiful bay) by early Portuguese explorers.

Location
Plett lies on South Africa's spectacular Garden Route 210 km from Port Elizabeth and +/- 600 km from Cape Town. It is located at 34.03S and 23.22E.

Climate & Geography
Plett has a temperate maritime climate and enjoys great weather almost year round. The weather is usually warm and sunny with occasional rain showers.
Max/Min Temperatures: January (mid summer) 23șC/17șC; July (mid winter) 17șC/10șC; Rainfall: 945mm per annum.