As per Tourism Business Council of South Africa protocols based on Government guidelines from the W.H.O. :
• mid stay room cleaning and sanitization only on request
• use of face masks, visors, disposable gloves and aprons by food and room service staff
• contactless reception – QR codes which includes track and trace contact form
• contactless check out service – secure gateway for credit card payments
• infra-red hand sanitizer at reception
• in-room breakfast service or packed breakfast on request
• physical distancing required in common guest areas
• supply of masks and infrared temperature checks on request
• hand sanitizer and hygiene wipes provided in all rooms
Ideal location – walk to the beach and drive to Robberg Nature Reserve in 5 minutes
Bayside Lodge™ Garden Route B&B, a 5 bedroom four star graded Bed & Breakfast, is perfectly positioned in a quiet residential area of Plettenberg Bay just 300m/3 minute’s walk to Robberg 5, blue flag beach. Since taking over Bayside in March 2014, owner/managers Bernie and Adrienne have created a friendly atmosphere which is both warm and elegant. Personal attention and exceeding expectations are the hallmarks of this popular lodge ranked in the top 2 Bed & Breakfasts on Trip Advisor.
Welcome briefings are given on arrival and guests are offered maps, brochures and discount vouchers for various activities, and bookings are made at recommended restaurants. We offer complimentary 20mbps uncapped wifi throughout the lodge – this includes Finch Cottage which has its own router
Most guests enjoy the walk along Robberg beach to superb restaurants for dinner. The continental breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of fruit, cereals, yoghurt, cold meat, cheese, muffins, croissants, pastries and toast. The cooked breakfast menu includes eggs Benedict and pancakes and they are prepared to order by our cheerful ladies Martha, Amanda and Lucille. Packed breakfasts are available by prior arrangement for guests departing early.
Nestled in a secluded corner of the garden is a sparkling salt water swimming pool with umbrellas and six comfortable pool loungers. The well-established garden is a tranquil place to relax and watch the great variety of birds visiting the bird feeders and bird baths. Bayside’s comfortable double volume guest lounge with a fireplace is perfect for relaxing and browsing through books or planning your next holiday. There is a large flat screen television with full DSTV satellite channels and DVD player, a library as well as board games. Sun downers are enjoyed at the bar or on the patio which also has a barbecue for guests to use.
Bayside’s four suites are all different with their own individual theme and feel offering various options for guests. The three suites upstairs in the main house include Honeysuckle which has a Jacuzzi spa bath and shower in the en suite bathroom, Harmony which is our biggest suite with its own sitting room and divan bed and Sunkissed which offers two bedrooms and one bathroom – perfect for a small group or family. Finch Cottage which is is located in the garden near the swimming pool has a small kitchen/sitting room with a divan be as well as its own patio and barbecue.
All suites have flat screen televisions with the hotel DSTV satellite bouquet, small fridges, tea/coffee making facilities, cookies, bathrobes, bathroom amenities, hair driers, electronic safes, ceiling fans, under-carpet heating and electric blankets, snack baskets, mini bars and carafes of sherry. There is off street parking for all our guests inside our electric gate and the property is monitored by CCTV. We provide a reasonably priced 24 hour laundry service as well as beach bags, towels, chairs, umbrellas, boogy boards and picnic and barbecue sets.
We recommend a two or three night stay in order to enjoy the beaches, Robberg Nature Reserve, the Plett wine route and the various animal, bird and primate sanctuaries at The Crags. Day trips combining Knysna and Sedgefield or Natures Valley, Tsitsikamma and Storms River are also a must!