South Africa: Places where you can find great Accommodation on the Garden Route

The Garden Route stretches from the Western Cape to the Storm’s River and is revered as a choice tourist destination for a family outing and sightseeing. This 200km stretch is a nature lovers’ paradise with lots of vegetation, rivers, spectacular beaches, mountains and lagoons. Its name is derived from the rich variety of vegetation that grows along the route.  Apart from its mild and beautiful weather, the Garden is also loved for the lots of outdoor activities that you can engage in including surfing, diving, whale watching, rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, kayaking, biking, mountain biking, snorkeling and much more that will give you real sense of adventure. Some of the places where you can find great accommodation on the Garden Route include Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Calitzdorop, Mossel Bay, George, Herold’s Bay, Plettenberg Bay, StormsRiver, Victoria Bay amongst others.

The Garden Route South Africa
Knysna is one of the major resorts for someone looking for accommodation on the Garden Route. The small town is famous for its oysters and the Knysna lagoon and there are lots of activities that you can engage in here. Accommodation offered is varied including B&B for overnight stays, guest houses, log cabins, boutique hotels, luxury private homes, apartments and much more. You can also opt for fully catered or self catering Knysna accommodation depending on your travel arrangements.

Oudtshoorn is famous for its ostriches with over 400 ostrich farms located in its vicinity. You can enjoy the ostrich races and other activities including the hair rising crocodile cage diving. You can also undertake the highest bungee jumping experience in the world in this small town. For the adventure seeker, it provides one the most exciting places for an accommodation on the Garden Route. Some of the options available include B&B accommodation, Guest houses, lodges, private homes and hotels. Boutique and self catering services are also available.

Mossel Bay
This old coastal village paradise is a must visit if you are looking for a mild coastal holiday destination and accommodation on the Garden Route. It’s popular for its water sports and with an array of accommodation including B&B, guest houses, private homes, hotels. Many of the Mossel Bay accommodation establishments offer both self catering and fully catered services.

Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay is a popular destination for those looking for accommodation on the Garden Route and is one the main seaside towns on the Garden Route. Plettenberg is known as one of the best resort towns in South Africa. If you are looking for some of the finest accommodation facilities along the Garden Route, Plettenberg provides a great variety of choice luxury hotels for travelers. You may also opt for more affordable accommodation based on your budget and requirements including on guest houses, private homes, B&B, and much more. Some of the adventures that you can partake of in this beautiful seaside resort include kayaking, SCUBA diving, snorkeling, rafting, canoeing and much more.

George is a beautiful small city located at the centre of the Garden Route with a big city feel thanks to its numerous amenities. If you would like an accommodation on the Garden Route with a city environment, then George is the place for you. It is one of the oldest towns in South Africa with mild Mediterranean weather and beautiful architecture.

There are many other sites where you can have great accommodation on the Garden Route based on your budget and needs. Making a few inquiries before booking ensures you get what you are looking for to enjoy the best that this scenic stretch of coastline has to offer.

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  1. Unknown Says:

    Such a panache getaway! I hope they have some water sports facilities there for some surfing for beginners or the likes. I am definitely keeping a tab of that gorgeous paradise for my future travels!

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