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Southern Cross Beach House
Southern Cross Beach House

Southern Cross Beach House

34°5’11.4"S 23°22’12.0"E

Southern Cross Beach House: Our full report

The Southern Cross Beach House is a delightful beach front guest house overlooking the sea at Plettenberg Bay.

Southern Cross Beach House is a relaxed colonial-style property with white painted shutters and balconies, and oozes relaxed beachside living. It has five tastefully decorated rooms opening out onto a veranda and sunny well-maintained garden courtyard. Each en-suite bedroom is decorated in natural tones of sea and sand and has DSTV and Wi-Fi

Breakfast is served on the outside veranda with views over the sea, or indoors when the weather is not so good.

There are lovely views across the bay to the Tsitsikamma Mountains beyond. A boardwalk leads directly from the lodge onto the 5 km long beach. Nearby is the Robberg Nature Reserve, great for hiking, birding and whale-watching in season. (August to October)

Our view

The relaxed Southern Cross Beach House has uninterrupted views of the sea, and is yet just a few minutes drive into the town of Plettenberg Bay. A great base for exploring the Garden Route.

Claire Scott

Claire Scott

South Africa expert


Plettenberg Bay | Garden Route, South Africa
Ideal length of stay
3 - 4 nights
Accessible by

Food & drink

Usual board basis
Bed & Breakfast
Dining style
Individual Tables
Dining locations
Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Special interests

Beach holidays
Towards the south end of Plettenberg Bay, 5km of white sandy beaches stretch from the doorstep of Southern Cross. A scattering of marine visitors – like seals, dolphins and Southern right whales – can help make for an interesting beach holidays.
See ideas for Beach holidays in South Africa


Attitude towards children


Water supply

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended
Dangerous animals
Low Risk
Fire safety


Disabled access
On Request
Laundry facilities
Laundry is available

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