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Beacon Island Resort


Quantum Sun offers world class accommodation in Plettenberg Bay

Beacon Island Resort remains a famous landmark in one of South Africa’s most sought after coastal destinations, Plettenberg Bay, located right in the middle of the renowned Garden Route region.


Built on a rocky outcrop jutting into the warm Indian Ocean, Beacon Island’s idyllic setting offers unsurpassed panoramic sea views. Plettenberg Bay is a popular year-round beach holiday destination renowned for its scenic beauty, small town charm and pleasant climate. Between May and November visitors have the privilege of watching the majestic Southern Right whales breaching and playing along the shoreline right from the beach! Family friendly hospitality awaits you at Beacon Island Resort catering to the needs of each and every traveller, whether it is sunshine, white sandy beaches, crystal clear blue waters and relaxation or action and entertainment you are after. Each self-contained apartment is serviced daily while offering every modern convenience expected by the discerning traveller including TV, WIFI, a modern fitness centre and spa, a heated indoor pool and outdoor pools, room service and laundry. Child minding facilities and an action-packed entertainment program provide parents some much needed chill out time, making for an ideal family getaway. Enjoy lazy days on the sunny private beach or part take of the many adrenaline filled adventure activities available on-site or nearby, including bungee jumping. Unwind at the end of the day with a decadent cocktail from the Playa Bar before indulging in a delicious dinner from either the Coral Reef restaurant or Café Estoril, then explore Plett’s buzzing nightlife! Safe sea swimming in the warm Indian Ocean and snorkelling or scuba diving, sunny beach days, volleyball and tennis or table tennis afford guests fun-filled days without any need to leave the resort, while the nearby indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest might entice those interested in an exhilarating mountain bike ride or hike with breath-taking views of the rugged coastline. Beacon Island Resort truly does provide a perfect balance between relaxation and adventure making it an ideal beach holiday destination for travellers from all over the world.

March 20, 2015

More on Umhlanga as the Ideal Holiday Destination

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March 5, 2015

Umhlanga – Still the Ideal Holiday Destination?

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January 30, 2014


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The Drakensburg

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