The Plettenberg


The Plettenberg, located along the Plettenberg Bay, is considered one of a kind beach destination. The hotel has a charm and sophistication that is unmatched. It is positioned in a location that provides a glorious view of the Formosa Beach.

The hotel comprises of 37 exquisitely decorated suites and rooms, some with their balconies. Meals will be served at their award-winning SeaFood restaurant. Their Sandbar lounge will offer its finest selection of drinks. The hotel is also acknowledged for its lavish treatments at Fresh Wellness Spa.

To keep the children content and occupied, they will be served their meals from the kid’s menus. The hotel has also arranged for activities, like beach cricket and tennis, interactive cooking classes, body boarding in the water, or watching movies with popcorn.

For those who visit in between June to November, you will get a chance to watch the incredible whales that will be swimming back into the warm waters. Enjoy many hours of watching the amazing life of these sea creatures.


  • Fresh Wellness Centre
  • 2 heated infinity pools
  • Stylish Sandbar & top-notch SeaFood restaurant
  • Babysitting service
  • Spectacular seaside locale
  • Whale watching in season

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Member of Relais & Chateaux, Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2016 – #5 of Top 25 Hotels in South Africa

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South Africa, Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay

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The facilities that are provided are fit for a king. The Plettenberg has its two infinity pools fully heated where you can have a view of the dolphins over Plettenberg Bay. Their Fresh Wellness Spa will provide you and your guests with variety of treatments and refreshing therapies.

Head over to the hotel’s boutique that holds a huge range of South Africa’s best ceramic designs.

Keeping the children in mind, in-room cots and babysitting services will be provided. Special cooking classes and beach sports activities have been planned for them to keep them occupied. They will also get their own kid’s menu to choose their food from.

Knowing that safety is top priority, The Plettenberg has around the clock, 24-hour security.

General Facilities

  • Bar
  • Computer facilities
  • Room service
  • Wi-fi available
  • Wine cellar
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Swimming Pool


The SeaFood restaurant has no parallel when it comes to their menu that is an inspirational combination of local South African with international influences.

The classy décor matches their ambiance and is the perfect combination of the delicacies prepared by their award-winning chef Peter Tempelhoff. Most of their ingredients are from their locally grown produce that elevates the flavor and freshness.

The chic Sandbar, made from oak, white leather, glass, and marble is a place to have your afternoon tea or drink from their bar.


All 37 rooms and suites of The Plettenberg have their exclusive yet elegant design:

Luxury Double Room

You will have a cozy sitting area in your room.

1- Double Room

Spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.

2- Suite

Five Suites that have separate lounge areas.

3- Premier Suite

Seven Premier Suites with separate lounge areas and private step-out balconies.

 4- Luxury Double Room with Sea View

The room is designed with its private step-out balcony so you can view and enjoy the sunset of South Africa’s most beautiful bays. Another option for your accommodation would be their Beach House, a secluded villa with all the hotel services available.

It can be the perfect living arrangement for honeymooners or couples who want to enjoy some privacy. Inside the villa, you will find two en-suite bedrooms, dining room, lounge with fireplace and a kitchen. Indulge in the inspirational and awe-inspiring landscapes from the deck.


Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bath and shower
  • Twin bed available
  • Underfloor heating
  • Wi-fi available in room

Other Room Types

The Luxury Double rooms are air conditioned with small step-out balconies. They are en suite with garden or sea views.

The spacious Suites have a separate lounge and magnificent sea views from their balcony whereas the even larger Premier Suites are individually decorated and spacious suites with equally broad ocean views.

Other options at The Plettenberg are exclusive living accommodations: The fully serviced Beach House boasts two en suite bedrooms, a large sitting room with fireplace, a dining room and small kitchen, a private swimming pool, flat-screen television, satellite TV, wireless Internet access and DVD players.

The family-friendly three-bedroom Villa boasts an open-plan lounge and dining room, a well-stocked kitchen, access to a private swimming pool and garden, flat-screen televisions, satellite TV, wireless internet and DVD players.


  • Day tours

Tour Rates

DatesBoard BasisRates From
01 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018Bed & Breakfast R3125
01 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018Bed & Breakfast R2950
01 Apr 2018 - 30 Sep 2018Bed & Breakfast R2150
01 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018Bed & Breakfast R2950

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

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