HOTEL REVIEW | Beacon Island Resort, Plettenberg Bay, Eastern Cape
This grand dame of SA hotels has a splendid location on an 'island' overlooking some of the country's most beautiful beaches, writes Nick Yell
Sitting atop a rocky islet between Robberg and Central beaches, the current iconic Sol Kerzner creation was built in 1972. Beacon Island is not an island in the true sense of the word. It is situated on the estuary of the Piesang River, which once separated it from the "mainland". Today the western bank of the river has been filled in to provide access to the "island" and the hotel...