WATCH: 4 Spots to discover on the Garden Route that won't stretch your budget
There are a lot of nooks and crannies on the Garden Route that can sometimes go unnoticed by even the most seasoned visitor.
Aloes overlooking rich sunsets, waves for the perfect surf, a storybook cave dwelling and the sweetest treats made by locals.
Here's what you need to know about these beautiful, interesting and slightly thrilling spots.
Carmel Guest Farm: Just outside of George overlooking Victoria Bay, this faith-based wellness retreat is geared towards introspection among the aloes and connecting with the universe.
Victoria Bay: A surfer hotspot, a row of holiday homes available for rental tightly hugs the ocean and has a tiny beach and tidal pool for those who don't want to take on the waves.
Victoria Bay. (Photo: Gabi Zietsman)
Sedgefield Market: Every Saturday the whole Garden Route descends upon the small town's petrol station surrounded by three markets filled with local goodness.
The Kaaimans Grotto: The way to this weird spot with stunning coastal views is via the abandoned railway track with easy access from Wilderness Beach - but take care with valuables and always go in a group as there have been safety issues.
Through the Looking Glass. (Photo: Gabi Zietsman)
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