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Whale-watching in Hermanus
The best spots to spy the denizens of the deep, behaviours to look out for, as well as some…
The Festival of Reds and Whites at The Plettenberg
Five South African wine estates will be coming to The Plettenberg for a special evening of food and wine…
On the path of Nelson Mandela in Cape Town
“Perhaps it was history that ordained that it be here, at the Cape of Good Hope, that we should…
Things to know about The Whale Crier of Hermanus
Every year from June to November, Southern Right whales arrive in Hermanus. The marine mammals are drawn towards the…
Niall’s Corner: How to attract bees to your garden
Bees are sure-sign of a thriving garden. Not only are these pollinators beautiful to look at as they buzz…
Make beautiful memories as a family in Cape Town
Peter Tempelhoff’s Top 10 Braai Tips
Our Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff is well-known as a braai (barbecue) aficionado, with elements of this South African culinary…
Why you should visit Hermanus as a family this winter
Wintertime in Hermanus has so much to offer in the way of experiences that the whole family can…
World Gin Day at The Plettenberg
“The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest…
Father’s Day at The Plettenberg
The Plettenberg will be hosting a special Father’s Day lunch in conjunction with local craft beer, Fraser’s…
Six reasons we love June
While we’re blessed with beautiful evening skies throughout the year, each season brings with it its own magic and…
Insider tips: Plett MAD Festival
Plettenberg Bay, while famed for being a seaside getaway like no other, has so much more bubbling under the…