stanley island garden route plettenberg bay accommodation
The only Private Island in South Africa


Stanley Island, the only private Island in South Africa on the Garden Route. The spectacular 28 ha Island is situated in the beautiful Keurbooms Lagoon, Plettenberg Bay, the soul of the Garden Route. Stanley Island offers self-catering accommodation, family self-catering accommodation and honeymoon suites overlooking the tranquil Keurbooms river.

The Island features an indigenous milkwood forest, pristine wetlands, private beaches, a freshwater swimming pool and a 1000m grass landing strip ideal for arrival by aeroplane. This private island nature reserve is home to Zebra, Bushbuck, Grysbok, Gennet, Otter and an abundance of indigenous birdlife including the majestic Fish Eagles, Knysna Loeries and the various colourful species of Kingfishers.

Stanley Island Garden Route Plettenberg Bay Accommodation

Access to the island is only by ferry boat or aeroplane. There is no road access to the island ensuring your privacy and peacefullness.

The Island has three self-catering cottages for rent. Each cottage consists of four rooms. These can be rented by one family renting the entire cottage or individual rooms for smaller families ensuring minimal effort on your part and the best holiday of your life! 


Stanley Island Garden Route Plettenberg Bay Accommodation

The Island is perfectly positioned to explore the Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay, Natures Valley & Knysna. Its a wonderful base for water sports, fishing, lazing on the beach, exploring nature or lounging round the pool.

Come and celebrate life on a private island just 5 minutes from Plettenberg Bay in the heart of the Garden Route, the best holiday destination in South Africa.

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Stanley Island Garden Route Plettenberg Bay

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