Plett recieved Blue Flag status for five beaches during the 2016/17 season.

Plettenberg Bay has once again received a nomination in the 24th annual World Travel Awards™ as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination. 

World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year, World Travel Awards™ covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to celebrate the achievements and strengths of the travel industry, within each key geographical region.

Votes are cast by travel professionals and consumers, ensuring that only the most deserving businesses walk away with one of these prestigious accolades. 

It’s no surprise Plett has been nominated 8 years running. Plett also recently featured in the 2016 International Blue Flag results, having received Blue Flag status for five beaches during the 2016/17 season. This included Robberg 5 (8th year), Keurboomstrand (6th year), Nature’s Valley (5th year), Lookout (3rd year) and the newest to join Blue Flag status was The Dunes beach. Another Plett accolade included Offshore Adventure being recognised with Blue Flag Boat status.