Plettenberg Bay is best known for gorgeous beaches, watersports and the lovely Robberg Peninsula. Visitors rack up Bucket List items by bungy jumping, scuba diving and ziplining, and we love to recommend these activities and experiences for our guests to enjoy. However, if you have visited Plett on more than one ...
January 17, 2019Cornerway House
Plett Summer has arrived and with it carloads and planeloads full of holiday-makers! Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa's hottest summer destinations (although, there's a good argument to be made for the quieter spring, winter and autumn seasons) and the town hums with activity for the months of December ...
November 30, 2018Cornerway House
We are fortunate to have an enticing variety of eateries in, and around Plettenberg Bay. When looking for a restaurant in Plett, you might be tempted to visit only those known for their seafood and, while we strongly recommend that you enjoy our seafood (you’re at the coast, after all!), ...
October 11, 2018Cornerway House
What is heritage? And why do we celebrate Heritage Day? Heritage Day is a South African holiday, celebrated on 24th September, encouraging all South Africans to celebrate our culture and heritage. While our cultures, beliefs and backgrounds differ from person to person, we're all united in our love for this beautiful ...
September 19, 2018Cornerway House
Calling all adventurers, mountain-bikers, trail runners and equestrians, we're waving good-bay to winter and hello to spring with an excellent menu of outdoor sporting activities. Plettenberg Bay lies in the heart of the UNESCO Garden Route Biosphere Reserve, one of the most beautiful and biodiverse locations on the planet. Home ...
August 20, 2018Cornerway House
There is something very special about walking through the Garden Route's Fynbos and knowing that there is no other place like it in the world. The Garden Route (or more specifically, the coastal belt from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth) is the only place in the world where the plants ...
July 22, 2018Cornerway House
At Cornerway House, we have always been very concerned about our waste footprint and conserving the natural beauty of our world, Plettenberg Bay, in particular. After hosting Zero Waste guru, Bea Johnson on her tour of South Africa last year and hosting exteme hiker, Antonio da Silva-Swart during his coastal clean-up ...
June 11, 2018Cornerway House
Every year, 8 million tons of plastic are dumped into our oceans. There is a vast swathe of debris, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scattered across the ocean in an area roughly the size of Texas – a fatal trap for any marine life unfortunate enough to stray ...
May 3, 2018Cornerway House
As Robert Frost says in "The Road Not Taken: "...Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. On a recent hike in Forest Hall, Plettenberg Bay, we recently had to make that very decision and, as you'll ...
March 9, 2018Cornerway House
We may be approaching the end of Plett’s summer high season where the Jet Set have moved on to their next glamorous location and families are preparing to send their children back to school for a new year, but Plett Summer is far from over. As our international guests start to arrive, Plettenberg Bay has been showing ...
January 11, 2018Cornerway House