The Plettenberg is an exclusive Relais & Chateaux Hotel, built on a rocky headland with breathtaking vistas of sea, sand and mountains.

The hotel has 40 superbly furnished, air-conditioned rooms and suites, including a new luxury self-contained "beach house", sleeping four, with its own garden, pool and sundeck.

We have two swimming pools, one of which is heated, a full service restaurant and an outside terrace where lunches and teas can be enjoyed whilst watching the dolphins frolicking in the surf.

The hotel is also one of the best viewing sites for whale-watching during the winter months.

New additions to the hotel include a wine cellar, stocked with a selection of the best local wines and available for special occasion private dining, and a gift shop - offering a unique selection of specialty items and clothing from the area.

Services include:
* Air Conditioning
* Under-carpet Heating
* Laundry & Dry Cleaning
* Mini Bar (Blue Wing Only)
* 24 Hour room service (Limited after 9pm)

PLEASE NOTE: Children over the age of 8 years are welcome.

Facilities & Services:

  • Laundry Service
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Other
  • Wine Tasting
  • Other
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • English
  • Other Language
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Swimming Pool
  • Other


With superbly furnished rooms and suites, The Plettenberg invites you to indulge in an idyllic experience.

Each room is exquisitely unique and all have under-carpet heating and air-conditioning.

7 Premier Suites:
These suites are superbly and individually decorated with varied views of the sea. Most of the Premier Suites has French doors and step out balconies. All of these suites have under floor heating and are air-conditioned.

5 Suites:
Our Suites have sea views and consist of a separate lounge and bedroom. All suites have under carpet heating and air-conditioning.

7 Luxury Double Rooms with Sea Views:
These are large luxury rooms with sea views and small step-out balconies. All have walk in showers, under floor heating and air-conditioning.

9 Luxury Double Rooms:
These rooms have different views - some with side views of the sea and some with garden views.
These spacious and comfortably furnished rooms have walk in showers, under floor heating and air-conditioning.

8 Standard Double Rooms: (also available for single occupancy).
These standard twin and double-bedded rooms offer the same exceptional style and d├ęcor found in the suites and luxury double rooms but do not have sea views. These rooms are all air-conditioned.

The Plettenberg Hotel Activities:

* Hiking trails
* 2 Swimming Pools
* 2 Golf courses nearby
* Deep sea and rock fishing
* Surfing and bodyboarding
* Whale watching (July-Sept)
* Dolphin watching (All year)
* Scuba diving and snorkeling
* Close proximity to 4 beaches
* 5km from Robberg Nature Reserve
* 20km from Tsitsikama National Park

The Plettenberg Hotel Map:

Other Accommodation near The Plettenberg Hotel:

Accommodation options within 8km from The Plettenberg Hotel include:

Plett Beachfront Accommodation

Plett Beachfront Accommodation

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Plett Beachfront Accommodation offers comfortable, tastefully decorated en-suite accommodation, right on Plettenberg Bay's Central Beach, the safest of the town's swimming beaches.

5th House B&B

5th House B&B

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The 5th House is a privately owned, family holiday house in Plettenberg Bay. This property has a long family history and in fact was the 5th house been built in Plettenberg Bay, having been built by the current owner's grandfather.

From: R700.00
per person sharing
The Bungalow

The Bungalow

The Bungalow is situated on Hobie Beach in Plettenberg Bay. It is a new sophisticated establishment which offers accommodation with sea views, and is the most ideal setting in which to relax and unwind while enjoying the sounds of the ocean.

From: R500.00
per person sharing
The Grand Cafe and Rooms

The Grand Cafe and Rooms

The Grand Rooms situated in the main village shopping and restaurant street and only a few minutes walk down to the beach. Wonderful bedrooms with extraordinary views over the ocean and mountains

Milkwood Manor

Milkwood Manor

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Direct access from the Manor to the beach, lagoon and ocean offers guests a unique location and experience. Most of the 11 en-suite bedrooms in this Georgian-styled, 4-star guest house have a private balcony and exquisite, uninterrupted views.