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Book direct May to Sept and receive 10% discount for a two night stay and a 15% discount for a three night stay


The Knysna Elephants/Elephant?

There is much speculation and mystery about the Knysna Elephants. How many are there really? Where do they wander and how far is their range? From several thousand said to have been living in the Cape hundreds of years ago there is controversy now whether there is only one old female left or perhaps according […]

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Goodbye Winter And Hello Spring!!

All sorts of activities have been taking place in recognition of the end of winter! After snow on our mountains recently and temperatures plummeting our guests were very happy to have electric blankets, under-carpet heating, electric hot water bottles in their suites as well as fireplaces in the breakfast room and guest sitting room. We […]

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It’s Whale Season in Plett!

South Africa has to be one of the most incredible destinations worldwide for watching marine mammals. In early June, southern right whales leave their Antarctic feeding ground to frolic in the warm waters of the Cape coast. Here they mate, calve and generally hang out, occasionally flopping a tail up, or sticking their heads out of […]

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Bayside Lodge™ FIRST Blog post!

The Pansy Shell Welcome to our new website and our first blog post! You will see our logo has changed and thanks to S2 Web Solutions there is a new more modern feel to the layout. Our previous logo was designed by the former owners of Bayside Lodge™ – Ivan and Felicity Mason who built […]

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