The Garden Route

An admired stretch on the south eastern coast of South Africa is the Garden route. From the Heidelberg in the Western Cape, the Garden route extends up to the Storms River, which is traversed along the N2 coastal highway to the extreme western reach of Paul Sauer Bridge in the adjoining Eastern Cape. The route got its name because of the lush and ecologically varied vegetation that can be seen here. There are various lakes that is scattered all along the coast. There are a number f toes along the route like Mossel Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley. The biggest city and the major administrative centre in Garden route is George.

The Garden route has an ocean climate with mild summers and winters. It occupies the second spot in the world to have the mildest climate; the first being is Hawai.The Garden roué is packed in between aforementioned mountains and the Indian Ocean. The indigenous Tsitsikamma and the Outeniqua forests are a specific combination of temperate forest and Cape fynbos and it provides eco- tourism and hiking trail activities. Bird species of nearly 300 varieties are found in this area.

Nearly 10 nature reserves are spread along this route. It houses the dolphins, soft coral reefs and seals.

A number of hotels and resorts are there along the Garden route

Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa:

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