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The Plettenberg

| Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

  • Overview
  • Location & Map
  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities


The Plettenberg Hotel is built on a rocky headland with breathtaking vistas of the sea, mountains and miles of golden sand, is one of the most spectacular resorts in Africa. The five-star hotel, with its 35 beautifully appointed rooms and two family-style villas, showcases the most breathtaking vistas in Southern Africa, with views of the ocean, mountains and endless stretches of golden sand. Guests may enjoy world-class cuisine courtesy of Group Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff’s SeaFood at The Plettenberg, where fresh seafood is the order of the day.

The adjoining Lookout Villas are decorated with simplicity and crisp elegance in natural creams and blues and have their own sparkling swimming pool. Experience fabulous sightings of dolphins and whales in the bay from the hotel terraces. For the more adventurous there are numerous excursions and activities within close proximity to the hotel. Hotel facilities include a wine cellar, stocked with a selection of the best local wines and available for special occasion private dining, and a gift shop - offering a unique selection of specialty items and clothing from the area.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • The Plettenberg
  • Lookout Rocks
  • Plettenberg Bay, 6600
  • South Africa

Location Summary
The Plettenberg, situated on a rocky headland in Plettenberg Bay, along the famous Garden Route – is the ultimate South African seaside escape.

Directions to Hotel
Turn Left As You Exit Entrance To Airstrip- When You Reach A T-junction- Turn Right. At The Traffic Circle Turn Left. At The 2nd Traffic Circle Turn Right. Turn Right Into Church Street.

Highlights & Reviews

Conde Nast Award Winner, Travel And Leisure Award
Note Bene
The hotel is considered an eco-tourist's dream, it has the highest bungy jump in the world, blackwater tubing, open cockpit gliders and abseiling.
Fine Dining On Site
Seafood at the Plettenberg is renowned for its ocean bounty, drawing inspiration from the rich marine life that can be found in Plettenberg Bay.
Plettenberg Bay boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa, where activities such as surfing, kayaking and skimboarding are popular. Beaches can be visited year-round, with some just a short walk from the hotel’s doorstep.
Recommended Rooms
Blue Wing rooms have water views, garden views or both. From upper floors you can view whale and dolphin migrations.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Boating
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Hiking
    - Shopping

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