The Plettenberg Hotel

5* out of 5 stars

With its stunning setting and deluxe facilities, The Plettenberg Hotel is ideal for a beach holiday in South Africa.

This five-star hotel features 37 exquisitely decorated rooms offering unparalleled views of the ocean and the mountains. As for facilities, the lavish Carchele Beauty Spa is a state-of-the-art centre perfect to unwind and revitalise body and mind.

An exclusive seaside resort, Plettenberg Bay is part of the action-packed Garden Route, which means that you will find plenty of adventure. Think of horseback riding, bungee jumping, watersports, golf or forest canopy trips; with The Plettenberg Hotel you can have it all.



Double Room

The seven beautifully appointed Plettenberg Double Rooms all showcase exceptional décor and that characteristic Plettenberg charm. In addition the Double Rooms all feature an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating, air-conditioning throughout and other luxury amenities. A Double Room at The Plettenberg is the elegant choice for the discerning guest.

Luxury Double Room

The 10 Luxury Double Rooms showcase side-views of the beautiful garden or the bay. Each Luxury Double Room features a sitting area, an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating and air-conditioning throughout. If you are looking for a room that makes you feel instantly at home The Luxury Double is the perfect room for you.

Luxury Double Sea View

The Plettenberg has six stylish and individually decorated Luxury Double Rooms with Sea Views. Each of these rooms features walk-in showers, under floor heating and air-conditioning throughout. In addition all of The Luxury Double Rooms with Sea Views boast panoramic vistas of the breathtaking bay and cozy step-out balconies; ensuring that you are able to get that much needed closer look, when the impressive pods of whales and dolphins swim by.


Each of the five Suites, at The Plettenberg, are individually and tastefully decorated. With the décor drawing its inspiration from the beautiful ocean surroundings. The Suites offer a sea view, a spacious separate lounge area, an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating and air-conditioning throughout. If you're searching for: a suite where the décor is luxurious and at the same time incredibly comfortable; a suite with all the modern fittings you'd expect from a Relais & Châteaux property and a suite that you'll never want to leave. You've found your perfect partner in one of The Plettenberg's Suites.

Premier Suite

The Plettenberg offers seven individually decorated Premier Suites. All Premier Suites boast varied views of the ocean. Each Premier Suite is supremely spacious and showcases French doors that open onto an extraordinary walkout balcony. The Premier Suites offer a separate lounge, private satellite TV, a beautifully appointed bedroom, an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating and air-conditioning throughout. If you're looking to experience the ultimate in luxury during your stay at The Plettenberg the first step is a Premier Suite.



Food & Drink

High Tea Time

Think savoury bites such as Smoked salmon trout and cream cheese sandwiches, and classic cucumber finger sandwiches; and seasonal berry pavlova and chocolate lamingtons as sweet treats – not to forget freshly baked scones.

All are served with the finest selection of teas or coffee, as well as MCC or Champagne on request.


The Sandbar showcases a striking blend of design, glass, white leather, white marble, natural oak, clever lighting and photographic panels. This decor combined with the setting allows The Sandbar to exude a glamorous atmosphere, one often associated with a bygone era. During the day The Sandbar is a relaxed space to meet for casual drinks or tea. When night falls, it the location to enjoy the finest selection of stylish mouthwatering cocktails, award-winning South African wines and sublime Champagne.

SeaFood at The Plettenberg

SeaFood at The Plettenberg combines an array of elements to create an unsurpassed dining experience. The sand, beach and sea have been brought into the restaurant in the colours, mood and design. Unrivalled views of the breath-taking Formosa Bay are complimented by the décor, and together they create the perfect platform for the SeaFood cuisine. Here the chefs create modern South African fare that is seasonally influenced. The menu - designed by The Collection's award-winning Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff and Head Chef Gideon Landman - places great emphasis on fresh produce from local green-friendly suppliers, and this gives SeaFood at The Plettenberg the unique ability to showcase a true taste of the bay.