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About Us


Whale Tale Main StreetBay Holiday Homes is a well-established and respected company operating in the Garden Route region of South Africa since 1965. Specialising in self-catering holiday accommodation, home management and long and short term rentals we offer comprehensive services to visitors and holiday home owners alike

Under the guidance of Peter Brett the principal agent the team ensures that the condition of all the homes in our care is on a par with our own. Yolanda as house keeper works with the cleaning team whilst Eric works in the office and acts as the “go to guy” when “things” happen whilst Susan, Ursula and Cynthia are the office team.

We offer a wide range of self-catering holiday accommodation and we can find you a home to suit your needs and budget. Whether you are looking for a home, an apartment a chalet located near the beaches or on the hill with a sea view, or on a golf estate or near the hustle and bustle of town we have something for you. 

Many of our homes are perfectly suited for visitors who wish to stay longer. Plettenberg Bay has a fantastic climate and is a popular destination for those wanting to while away the Northern Hemisphere winter. Shops and restaurants are open year round and the golf courses await you. Ask us about your needs and you’ll be surprised at what we can do for you.

For the holiday home owner we offer peace of mind, lets us look after your home and we will ensure that when you get here you will find it just as you expect it. We will keep it clean and organize necessary maintenance or repairs after we have your agreement on the quotes submitted. We act as first response for your alarm system and can pay of all your utility and other bills. We will assist in finding garden service and pool maintenance providers and work with them to keep your home’s appearance just how you want it. We also have a pool of screened and experienced domestic helpers who are able, on a part time basis, to look after your home exclusively and then assist you on a fulltime basis whenever you visit

Beautiful Sea ViewIf you have a property where a longer lease is required we perform the role of landlord on your behalf. Taking care of all the issues and the only time you will hear from us is when the rent lands in your bank account on time every month.

Bay Holiday Homes and its employees are accredited by the Estate Agency Affairs Board and we operate strictly within the laws, guidelines and prescribed code of conduct. This provides you with the additional peace of mind that your investment with us, be it your home or holiday money, is protected.

Plettenberg bay is a unique holiday destination, offering endless beaches, boating, fishing, golf, hiking, tennis, squash, nature and game reserves, bungi jumping, all within close proximity of the town centre. New attractions are added on a regular basis making Plett that destination that you can visit time and again.

Whateveryour needs and requirements, Bay Holiday Homes will find the perfect solution for you. Please search our holiday accommodation listings, or give us a call. You are welcome to visit us in Plett, the coffee is ready. 

The Team

Peter Brett is the principal agent and supervises the team. Peter has been with Bay Holiday Homes for 17 years and  an expert on rentals in Plett.

Eric has a 30 year track record in the Pharmaceutical industry, working with just one of theTop10 Pharma companies. The last 12 years he worked as General Manager in The Philippines, Korea, South Africa and Morocco. 

Yolanda is a nursing sister with maternity as a special interest, but as a mother of 2 girls and years of traveling to countries where domestic help was not always available, she knows exactly what it takes to create and maintain a family home. With her daily presence in the homes in our care she does not rest until her exacting standards are met.

Robber BeachCynthia keeps accounts and company books up to date, with the local municipality getting stricter on payment due dates Cynthia focusses on meeting all  the requirements  of the clients, the local council whilst observing the estate agency affairs act as it pertains to finances. Oh and the tax man of course, he needs to be looked after as well.

Ursula has been in the tourism industry for some 16 years, the last 5 of which at Bay Holiday Homes. She manages the short term rentals and negotiates with contractors to perform required maintenance.  Ursula is often the first point of contact with clients old and new and has acquired great knowledge and understanding of all our clients’ needs and wishes.

Susan joined the company in Feb 2013 but has more than 10 years experience in the Real Estate Industry.  She takes care of our long term leases and assists with the short term leases and home management admin.