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Why we like it
- Located on a rocky headland in Plettenberg Bay in the heart of the Garden Route
- There are two villas attached to the hotel - The Beach House a 2 bedroomed villa and The Lookout Villa a 3 bedroomed villa with private pool
- Facilities include two swimming pools, an award winning wine cellar, a Collection Boutique and a Carchele Spa
- Children of all ages are welcome in the main hotel as well as the Beach House and the Lookout Villa
Enjoy a cocktail in the ultra-chic Sand bar and as night falls over the spectacular Indian Ocean, experience a sumptuous meal at Sand restaurant.
Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.
- FJ, Perthshire
The Plettenberg - situated on a rocky headland in Africa's most spectacular coastal resort - is the ultimate escape.
The 37 luxury rooms and suites, showcase the most breath-taking vistas in Southern Africa. With views of the ocean, mountains and endless stretches of golden beach, The Plettenberg is situated in the heart of the adventure-rich Garden Route, world-renowned for its excellent selection of outdoor activities. From regular dolphin and whale sightings to bungee jumping, treetop canopy tours and other more daring pursuits in the surrounding countryside.
The Plettenberg is the ideal place to both relax and unwind - or recharge and reinvigorate - through a series of sensational endeavours. At The Plettenberg the charming service and the setting combine to create the ultimate story, one of a South African seaside property unlike any other.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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