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What we love

We are consistently impressed with the level of wow factor that The Plettenburg possesses. It's summery, fresh feel sweeps the hotel and is a joy to behold. We salute the bold nature of the design that is pulled of perfectly alongside the stunning scenery that it's set upon.

The Plettenberg, Plettenberg Bay

37 Rooms & Suites

Setting the scene

With grand views of the horizon over the ocean, and towering mountains all around, the setting is one of a kind. The relationship between seaside relaxation and outdoor activity works brilliantly, this property has it all and is a privilege to enjoy.


The Plettenberg shows off 37 rooms and suites as well as a luxury villa and a beach house. The rooms are varied in terms of size and viewing spots, each one however maintains a light and luxurious feel. The beach house and villas are two elegant, self contained units each with en suite bedrooms, living areas, extensive amenities and the most sought after views in Plettenberg Bay.


The experienced and acclaimed Peter Templehoff overlooks 5 restaurants of differing cuisine but same unparalleled quality. Whether it be intricate seafood, ground-breaking international gastro or fascinating tapas you can be assured that class is at the essence of everything that's on show here under Templehoff's guidance. The Greenhouse is arguably the jewel in the crown, with locally sourced product perfected to extraordinary detail in the most grand of surroundings, it doesn't make you doubt it's rank as number 8 restaurant in South Africa.


Various marine and outdoor activities are the primary reason for visiting Plettenburg Bay and this area of South Africa: Surf, boat, scuba dive and much, much more. Hike, bungee jump or sightseeing, The Plettenburg promises something for everyone and this is a real selling point. The whale watching and swimming with dolphins is a must and the restaurant and shops nearby are varied and boast quality to match. Within the hotel The Boutique parades a selection of high end art and design from a variety of esteemed suppliers. Make sure you visit the full Wellness Spa to compliment perfectly your day of activity. If business is on your agenda then meeting rooms and extensive facilities are available to keep your dealings hassle free.


Due to the glorious nature of the surrounds, The Plettenburg prides itself in being as family orientated as it gets. An entire range of children's activities has been arranged to make the experience magical for families. They include interactive cooking classes, walking with elephants and babysitting services and much more. Plettenburg bay is the perfect destination for the family holiday where memories are made and service at the essence.


It is just a 15 minute drive from Plettenburg airport or a 1 hour 15 minute drive from George Airport.



  • £335pp in low season
  • £450pp in high season
  • 3 nights bed and breakfast in a Double Room

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