A serene and gentle getaway immersed in coastal splendour.
Keurbooms Beach is the quieter and relatively undeveloped side of Plettenberg Bay, offering a seaside stay with the best of both worlds – close enough to town, but also a serene escape on a stunning stretch of green and gold coastline. Ocean Mist, within a private housing estate, has a lush lawn leading straight down to Keurbooms Beach.
The four-bedroom beach house is beautifully but minimally decorated, in calming hues inspired by the surroundings and lots of natural light. Shuttered doors and windows, weathered wood, wicker furnishings, striped cushions and lots of hooks on which to hang those often-used swimming towels provide a casual-chic backdrop for together time.
All rooms, including the bedrooms, open onto the outdoors – out front is mesmerising blue ocean, out back is dune forest greenery. The house is especially well set up for alfresco meals, long, lazy days braaiing beside the pool, and relaxed sundowners. With direct access to the beach (chairs and an umbrella are at hand), you’re spoilt for choice.
The ever-changing backdrop offers rosy dawns, occasional mist rolling in from the sea, the constant crash of the waves (and the sound of whales blowing at night in season). If your idea of the perfect holiday is endless shoreline strolls – discover gorgeous Arch/Cathedral Rock – mindful beachcombing and ocean swims, this is the spot.
- 4 bedrooms (2 king-size beds, 4 single beds)
- 3 bathrooms (2 ensuite) with bath and/or shower
- open-plan living room with fireplace
- fully equipped kitchen
- indoor dining table
- TV lounge with fireplace and smart TV (Netflix)
- outside deck with built-in braai and dining table
- swimming pool with loungers
- separate dining-lounge pergola with sea view
- private furnished back verandah
Things to do
- swim in the pool or sea
- beach picnics
- kayaking or SUPing on Keurbooms lagoon and river
- restaurants, bars, cafés and shops in town (10 minutes)
- Puzzle Park, Monkeyland and Birds of Eden close by
- Plett wine route
- Robberg hiking trails
Good to know A cleaning service and chef/catering can be arranged. Outdoor parking only.
Child friendly? Yes (pool net on request)
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R5 500 per night (low season)
From R6 800 per night (mid-season)
15 December – 15 January rate on request
Where to find it 15 Milkwood Glen, Keurboomstrand, Plettenberg Bay
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