birding around Plett

Birds of Eden hike…

Birds of Eden hike under lockdown level three We are pleased to see that Birds of Eden has developed a hike which opens next week as hikes allowed under level 3 of lockdown. Also good to note that restaurants will…

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Plett it's worth the wait

South Africa hopeful Tourism…

  We are so grateful to the Tourism Business Council of South Africa as well as the  Southern Africa Tourism Services Association for all they are doing representing the industry.  This is to the Covid-19 Command Council who asked them…

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Robberg hikes

Hikes to dream about…

The Robberg Hiking Trail is probably one of the most popular and well known hikes in the area and also one of the most scenic. The route is a circular trail along the Robberg peninsula with two shorter variations available…

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beach access closed

Life during lockdown in…

5 May 2020 What a pleasure to be able to leave Bayside under lockdown and walk our dogs for the first time in 5 weeks last Friday. South Africa’s state of lockdown changed from 5 to 4 and therefore we…

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Skydiving

aerial photos to get…

28 April and Plett photos to make you dream! 10 aerial photos that will have you dreaming of Plett tonight   Thanks to Plett Tourism for this wonderful post with gorgeous photos of the area. This is great for the…

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Old Robberg

Robberg Nature Reserve a…

This blog post is a trip back in the history of Robberg Nature Reserve and experiences in the early days.  Thanks to Val Williams, Hjalmar Thesen and Derek Frielinghaus – this post was posted on facebook. “The Robberg nature Reserve…

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festive season in Plett

Plett getting ready for…

Plett is ready for the festive season and one of the most important components is the safety of our tourists.  The car guards contribute enormously to this endeavour as they are the eyes and the ears on the streets as…

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Beacon isle

scuba diving in Plettenberg…

  Scuba diving in Plettenberg Bay is the subject of Bayside’s Thursday activity post on our Facebook page today. Thanks to Plett Tourism for sharing this amazing video of stringray encounters off the reefs close to the Beacon Isle hotel…

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adventure activity

Adventure activities package for…

BAYSIDE JUNE BLOG POST –  discounted adventure activities in September! Thanks to our guests for sending us these gorgeous photos of adventure activities around Plett!  September is a lovely time of year to visit Plett with it being spring and…

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certificate of excellence

Bayside awarded 5th Trip…

BAYSIDE LODGE EARNS 5TH TRIP ADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE  AND CONSEQUENTLY RECEIVES HALL OF FAME AWARD Bayside is thrilled to announce that that it has received a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence for the 5th consecutive year.  This means we have also…

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