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Luxury Accommodation in Plettenberg Bay


Just driving into Plettenberg Bay, or Plett as the locals call the town, you’ll be instantly aware of the endless sea views and most likely drawn towards the beach. Plettenberg Bay was first known as “Bahia  Formosa” (beautiful bay) by early Portuguese explorers, and it truly is a lovely spot on the Garden Route. The town is set above miles...

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Hunters Country House

Plettenberg Bay
19 Suites
PPS from R 1,680

Fragrant and colourful, Hunter’s flourishing gardens create an idyllic setting for this luxurious retreat in the heart of the Garden Route. This beautiful property combines...


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Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Plettenberg Bay
16 Bedrooms
PPS from R 816
Includes Bed & Breakfast

This gracious Cape Dutch-style homestead is set on a 24-acre estate, offering mountain views, wide open spaces and a secluded swimming pool. The high-ceilinged elegantly...


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The Grand Cafe & Rooms

Plettenberg Bay
7 Rooms
PPS from R 825

Grand Café & Rooms welcomes guests with a sense of elegance and worldly charm while refl ecting upon its setting over Africa’s most beautiful bay and offers seven uniquely...


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Hog Hollow Country Lodge and Villa

The Crags
16 Suites - fireplaces in most, except family rooms.
PPS from R 1,680

“If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.” - Lin Yutang (1895–1976).

Just 18km from Plettenberg Bay...


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An Ocean Watch Guest House

Plettenberg Bay
5 Bedrooms and 1 Family Unit
PPS from R 380

** FULLY BOOKED 20 DEC - 10 JAN **

With stunning ocean views, An Ocean Watch Guest House is perfectly positioned in Plettenberg Bay for whale and...


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Kurland Hotel

Plettenberg Bay
12 Suites
PPS from R 1,880

Set amidst emerald green pastures at the foothills of the Outeniqua mountains, and surrounded by paddocks, meadows and immaculate polo fields, lies Kurland, a tranquil...


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Aberni on Sea

Plettenberg Bay
4 Apartments, 1 Luxury Bedroom and 1 Penthouse Apartment, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 450

Aberni On Sea is surrounded by fynbos and a short stroll away from beautiful Robberg Beach, in a safe, quiet residential area of Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route. Modern...


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Piesang Valley Lodge

Plettenberg Bay
PPS from R 500

In Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route, Piesang Valley Lodge is set in 15 acres of lush vegetation with views of the ocean and close to beaches, town and borders the...


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Tsala Treetop Lodge

Plettenberg Bay
10 private suites & 6 two-bedroomed villas
PPS from R 4,415

If you’re after an escape that offers something truly special, then this luxurious retreat in the heart of the Garden Route is where you’ll experience pure magic.

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Villa @ Hog Hollow

The Crags
Exclusive use

If you’re looking for the ideal family escape in a naturally beautiful environment but with all the mod cons, head up the Garden Route to The Villa at Hog Hollow Country...


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Milkwood Manor on Sea

Plettenberg Bay
11 Bedrooms
Units from R 950

Milkwood Manor is located on the oceanfront in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route. Awake to the sound of breaking surf and seagull’s cry. Enjoy the Manor’s breathtaking...


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Lookout House

Plettenberg Bay
6 Bedroom House
Units from R 8,000

You can always be sure that where ever Veronique Susman has weaved some of her décor magic, there’s bound to be a gorgeous home – and Lookout House in Plettenberg Bay is...


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Tamodi Lodge and Stables

The Crags
2 Bedrooms and 1 Luxury Honeymoon Room
PPS from R 1,075

Be captivated by the peace and scenic beauty of The Crags, between Plettenberg Bay and Natures’s Valley. Here amidst 29 hectares of mountains, forests and fynbos, Tamodi...


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Cornerway House

Plettenberg Bay
7 Bedrooms and 1 Luxury Self-Catering Suite
PPS from R 670

Cornerway House is an attractive colourful house set in a pretty garden with a swimming pool, a short stroll away from the magnificent golden sands of Robberg Beach in...


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Fairview

The Crags
1 Cottage with 3 Bedrooms and 1 House with 3 Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options

Set on a tranquil 68-acre estate in The Crags, 10 minutes from Plettenberg Bay with spectacular views over the Keurbooms indigenous forest. Fairview is ideal for a family....


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Gästehaus Pinkepank

Plettenberg Bay
3 Bedrooms
PPS from R 770
Includes Bed & Breakfast

Lutz warmly welcomes you to Gästehaus Pinkepank, a spacious custom-designed Guest House, set in a quiet side street, 600 metres from the beautiful Robberg Beach in...


22 Julia B&B

Plettenberg Bay
2 Rooms
PPS from R 430

An intimate, charming and privately run B&B, 22 Julia is located in central Plettenberg Bay with panoramic views over the Poortjies Lagoon and ocean, with the Tsitsikamma...


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Periwinkle Lodge

Plettenberg Bay
PPS from R 1,380

The Robberg, Peninsula, Plettenberg Bay along the famous Garden Route, is one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa. Being built on three levels on Beachy Head Drive,...


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Scallop Lodge

Plettenberg Bay
5 Guest rooms
PPS from R 790

Get lost in the tranquillity and welcoming atmosphere of this beautiful lodge found in one of the Garden Route’s most spectacular towns: Plettenberg Bay. Earthiness collides...


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Starfish Lodge

Plettenberg Bay
4 rooms
PPS from R 790

This intimate and comfortable lodge is a short two minute walk from glorious Robberg Beach, a pristine stretch that has earned its Blue Flag status with its untouched sands...


Castle of Good Hope and Iziko William Fehr Collection
A highlight of any visit to Cape Town is the Castle,...

Iziko Koopmans-de Wet House
Opened in 1914, it is the oldest house museum in South...

Muisbosskerm
The first and original open-air seafood restaurant in...

Chavonnes Battery Museum
The Chavonnes Battery, a visitor attraction about the...

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
The magnificent world-famous Kirstenbosch National...

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Plettenberg Bay travel guide

Just driving into Plettenberg Bay, or Plett as the locals call the town, you’ll be instantly aware of the endless sea views and most likely drawn towards the beach. Plettenberg Bay was first known as “Bahia  Formosa” (beautiful bay) by early Portuguese explorers, and it truly is a lovely spot on the Garden Route. The town is set above miles of wonderful beaches featuring sandy shores, warm waters and a dramatic rocky peninsula. The natural beauty of the bay is further enhanced by lagoons and rivers, indigenous forests and a temperate climate.

The main road has an attractive resort-town feel with a selection of stores, boutiques, restaurants and cafés, with appealing fountains and public squares and a market with fascinating stalls and delicious street food.

Plettenberg Bay Highlights

  • Animal encounters: Head for the Plett Game Reserve, Birds of Eden (the biggest free flight bird enclosure in the world), Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre or Monkeyland for memorable meetings with amazing animals.
  • Beaches: Whether you head for Central Beach or drive a little further along the coast to the more unspoilt Robberg beach or Keerboomstrand, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to swim, sun bathe, enjoy water sports or simply relax on Plettenberg Bay’s beautiful beaches.
  • Golf: Golfers can enjoy excellent golfing at the Plettenberg Bay Country Club or Goose Valley Golf Club.
  • Hiking: Robberg Nature Reserve, a marine reserve and national monument, has three hiking trails that all offer incredible scenery and views. Here you may encounter the thriving Cape fur seal colony and numerous bird species in the unique and beautiful fynbos.
  • Polo: Plettenberg Bay is one of the prime locations for polo events in South Africa. The South African Polo Association holds many of its annual events at Kurland.
  • Skydiving: See Plett from the skies! Tandem sky diving is available locally with a registered company that specialises in safe but adrenalin-fuelled high-flying fun.
  • Township tours: Take a local walking tour with a registered tour guide and meet some of the community at the small, friendly township near Plett. You can be assured of a warm welcome.
  • Whale, dolphin and seal viewing boat trips: Make use of the services of any of the registered tour operators based near the main beach and head out to sea for a couple of hours to enjoy watching whales and dolphins playing in the ocean, and head for the seal colony which while a little smelly is fascinating. Sea kayaking, diving and canoeing also available

Our Portfolio of Plettenberg Bay Accommodation

A stay at Plett, in any of our B&Bs, Guest Houses, Boutique Hotels, Lodges, Chalets, Penthouse Apartments and Villas makes for an ideal base from which you can not only enjoy life in this exclusive resort town but also explore the nearby beauty of Nature's Valley, The CragsTsitsikamma and Storms River.

Over the summer holidays when many Cape Town students head to Plett to party at the end of their school year the place can get really busy so plan your vacation accordingly.