The Plettenberg

The 5 * Plettenberg Hotel is built on a rocky headland with breath taking vistas of the sea, mountains and miles of golden sand in one of the most spectacular resorts in Africa - Plettenberg Bay. The delightful service, superb cuisine and the setting of this hotel combine to create a seaside property unlike any other.

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The Plettenberg offers 37 rooms and suites in total including standard rooms, luxury rooms, luxury sea view rooms, suites, premier suites, the Beach House with 2 bedrooms and the Lookout Villa with 3 bedrooms.

Two infinity pools visually flow into ocean below and guests can experience wonderful sightings of dolphins and whales in the bay from the hotel terraces. Exceptional cuisine is overseen by Grand Chef Relais & Chateaux Peter Tempelhoff, matched with the finest Cape wines and charming service.

Getting There

Approximately 45 min - 1 hour's drive from George Airport, 10 - 15 min to Knysna, approximately 5 hour's drive from Cape Town and 3 - 3.5 hours from the Eastern Cape Game Reserves.


Close proximity to 4 beaches, deep sea and rock fishing, hiking trails, 2 golf courses, surfing and body boarding, scuba diving and snorkelling, Robberg Nature Reserve, Tsitsikama National Park and plenty more activities.

Read what our previous clients thought of The Plettenberg

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Ivan & Linda McComb

Excellent hotel. Lovely room with beach views. Spotless. Beautiful restaurant with fantastic food. See Tripadvisor report.

10/11/2017 Read full trip review

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The setting on the bay is stunning and the rooms quite beautiful but , for us , the atmosphere and encounter with staff was rather stiff and overly formal .We did not rate their dining room experience as highly as other places .The pool is lovely for a quiet swim before dinner . It was perfectly located in breaking the drive from Capetown to Shamwari as we…

02/08/2017 Read full trip review

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