The Best Hotel in the Bay


Facilities & services

  • 35 rooms
  • Two family-style villas
  • Two swimming pools
  • Spa
  • Boutique
  • Restaurant
  • Award-winning wine cellar
  • WiFi
  • Children welcome


  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Forest Canopy Tours
  • Marine Adventures: Whale and Dolphin spotting
  • Visits to the Bramon Wine Estate
  • Wildlife Excursions to the Elephant Sanctuary § Monkeyland and Polo Games (when in season)
  • Wildlife Excursions to the Elephant Sanctuary § MonkeylandPolo Games (when in season)

Situated on a rocky headland in Africa’s most spectacular coastal resort town, this is the perfect place to escape and enjoy breathtaking ocean vistas, sweeping golden beaches and forested mountains. The hotel boasts 35 beautifully-appointed rooms and two family-style villas.

SeaFood at The Plettenberg is renowned for its ocean bounty, drawing inspiration from the rich marine life found in Plettenberg Bay. The kitchen team prides itself on prepares innovative, sustainable seafood dishes, together with a wide selection of meats and vegetables. At The Sandbar you can enjoy expertly-mixed cocktails and award-winning wines after a day of exploring the area.

Both the Sun Terrace and Bluewing swimming pools offer outstanding views, so find a sun lounger and spend the day soaking up the rays as you listen to the sea below. It’s the perfect vantage point from which to watch surfers taking on the waves and keep a look-out for pods of playful dolphins.

With a fantastic location in the heart of the Garden Route, this is the perfect place to relax after enjoying all the exhilarating outdoor activities, from dolphin and whale watching to bungee jumping, treetop canopy tours and other exhilarating pursuits on offer in the Garden Route region.

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