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.

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.

How to get to The Plettenberg

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.

Activities at The Plettenberg

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.

The Plettenberg Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of The Plettenberg

Client Score: 4.4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews 4.5 Showing 1 - 2 of 10 reviews
The Plettenberg

Ivan & Linda McComb

5

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

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The Plettenberg

Anonymous

3

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…

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Selected itineraries

Our favourite itineraries that visit The Plettenberg

Cape Town Winelands and Garden Route Self Drive

Days
15
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $6,620 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Plettenberg Bay, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Cape Town and Plettenberg Bay Self-Drive Holiday

Days
10
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $3,060 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Plettenberg Bay

All of the Cape Self Drive Family Holiday

Days
17
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $20,920 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

The Cape Highlights Self Drive

Days
16
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $7,300 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Hermanus, Plettenberg Bay, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
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