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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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

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

Review of The Plettenberg

Ian Long

Beautiful setting and hotel. Very helpful staff.

10/03/2020 Read full trip review

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Nkasi Okafor Wilken

Great beach break before the Safari. We didn't get a chance to take full advantage of the services the Plettenberg had to offer (we were there only for 2 nights), but the beach was stunning.

10/11/2019 Read full trip review

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