Formosa Bay

Formosa Bay


N2 National Road, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 303 reviews


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About Formosa Bay

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Formosa Bay, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on December 4, 2023.
Formosa Bay provides a comfortable setting when in Plettenberg Bay. It also has a sauna and an outdoor pool.

This 3-star resort provides babysitting/child services, a playground and a kids po...

Good to Know

To Downtown0.7 mi
Nearest airportPlettenberg Bay
Distance to airport3.4 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 396 855 280

Amenities at Formosa Bay

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Garden view
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Oven
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • No smoking
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Stovetop
  • Body soap
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Designated smoking area
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Private entrance
  • Kitchenette
  • Water slide


  • Beach access
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Mini-golf
  • Table tennis
  • Playground
  • Pool table


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mini-market on site
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Key access
  • Beauty salon

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Reviews for Formosa Bay

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Formosa Bay, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 303 reviews of Formosa Bay to date. Review data was last updated on December 4, 2023.
Very goodBased on 303 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The staff were super friendly. (in 48 reviews)
  • Beautiful spacious clean room. (in 47 reviews)
  • Extra friendly staff.Super cumfy beds.Well located restaurant.Very child friendly (in 41 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Slide was too dangerous for kids, breakfast was horrible" (in 15 reviews)
  • Restaurant closed at 5pm (in 7 reviews)
  • Bath not cleaned at all. (in 6 reviews)

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Photos of Formosa Bay

View a collection of 29 photos showcasing the rooms, amenities, and facilities of Formosa Bay to help you visualize your stay. Photos for this property were last updated on December 4, 2023.

Where is Formosa Bay?

Find the exact location and address of Formosa Bay in Plettenberg Bay, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on December 4, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Old Timber Shed1.1 mi
Plettenberg Bay Beach1.2 mi
Plettenberg Bay Country Club1.3 mi
Goose Valley Golf Club2.0 mi
Adventure Land Plettenberg Bay7.0 mi
Bramon Wine Estate9.4 mi

Getting Around

Plettenberg Bay Shell Ultra City0.1 mi
Plettenberg Bay0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at Formosa Bay

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Formosa Bay. FAQs were last updated on December 4, 2023.

Is pricing at Formosa Bay comparable to 3 star hotels in Plettenberg Bay?

Formosa Bay is generally less than the average price of 3 stars hotels in Plettenberg Bay. On average, you can expect to pay $175 per night in Plettenberg Bay. Formosa Bay will run you $197 per night, which is 12% cheaper than the Plettenberg Bay average.

How close is Formosa Bay to the nearest airport, Plettenberg Bay Airport?

With a distance of 3.4 mi between Formosa Bay and the nearest airport, Plettenberg Bay Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 06m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Plettenberg Bay Airport to Formosa Bay?

Formosa Bay has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Plettenberg Bay, renting a car for around $60/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Plettenberg Bay Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Plettenberg Bay Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at Formosa Bay?

Yes. HotelsCombined users traveling to Plettenberg Bay often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at Formosa Bay for pool rules and guidelines.

What is the Formosa Bay phone number?

For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +27 396 855 280.

Does Formosa Bay have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Formosa Bay has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at Formosa Bay?

There is a hotel fitness center accessible to guests of Formosa Bay. Most hotels do not have 24-hour fitness centers, so be sure to contact the front desk for gym hours and availability.

What is the check-out time at Formosa Bay?

10:00 AM is the check-out time at Formosa Bay. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at Formosa Bay, Plettenberg Bay?

Formosa Bay room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $197/night, with the best deals starting from $59/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Formosa Bay?

There is a restaurant located in Formosa Bay. Please contact them for kitchen hours.

Does Formosa Bay have a laundry service?

Formosa Bay does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details.

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