The Plettenberg: Information from the owner
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.
|No. of rooms||37|
Main description of The Plettenberg
The Plettenberg: Facilities
|Property facilities||Secure Parking|
|Room facilities||Air Conditioning, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fridge, Heated Towel Rails, Heater, Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Satellite Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Underfloor Heating, Verandah, Complementary Wi-Fi, Hair Dryer, Internet|
|Available services||Airport Shuttles, Babysitting Service, Laundry Service, Travel Desk, Room Service (24 hours), Credit Card, Foreign Exchange, Room Service|
|Activities on site||(some activities may be seasonal) Whale Watching, Gourmet Picnic, High Tea, Massages, Walks, Beach, Bird Watching, Boat Cruises, Bowls, Child Friendly Activities, Cycling, Deep Sea Fishing, Fishing, Game Viewing, General Sightseeing, Golf, Health and Fitness Centre, Hiking, Horse Riding, Kayaking / Paddling, Mountain Biking, Paragliding, Scuba Diving, Sky Diving, Snorkeling, Surfing, Tennis Court, Windsurfing, Wine Tasting, Adrenaline Activities, Amusement Park, Big 5, Canoeing, Cooking Courses, Elephant-back Safaris, Quad Biking, River Cruises, Sea Kayaking, Tree-top Canopy Tours, Animal Encounters, Boating, Horse-back Safaris, Game Drives|
Room types at The Plettenberg
The eight beautifully appointed rooms all showcase exceptional décor and that characteristic Plettenberg charm. In addition the rooms all feature an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating, air-conditioning throughout and other luxury amenities.
Luxury Double Rooms
The nine Luxury Double Rooms showcase side -views of the garden or bay. Each Luxury Double Room features a sitting area, en-suite bathroom, under floor heating and air conditioning throughout.
Luxury Double Sea View
The Luxury Double with Sea View Rooms boast panoramic vistas of the breathtaking bay and some have 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.
The Plettenberg offers seven individually decorated Premier Suites. All Premier Suites boast varied views of the ocean. Each Premier Suite is spacious and showcase French doors that open onto a step out balcony. The Premier Suites have a separate lounge, beautifully appointed bedroom, under floor heating and air-conditioning.
Each of the five Suites are individually and tastefully decorated with the décor drawing its inspiration from the beautiful surroundings. The Suites offer a separate lounge area, an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating and air-conditioning.
Units at The Plettenberg
The Beach House
The Beach House offers sublime bay and mountain vistas from its spacious deck. Decorated in soft creams and blues it is the ultimate escape from the frantic pace of modern day life.
Its location, adjacent to The Plettenberg's main building, ensures that it is the perfect getaway while still allowing easy access to all the hotel's excellent facilities.
The Beach House boasts two en-suite bedrooms, a large sitting room with fireplace, a dining room, a small service kitchen, a private swimming pool, air-conditioning throughout flat screen televisions, satellite TV, wireless Internet access, DVD players, full service, parking and all other modern conveniences.
The Lookout Villa
That special something... the most enviable address in Plettenberg Bay!
The Lookout Villa overlooks one of South Africa's most beautiful bays. Here you'll be spoilt with magical sunrises, pods of whales breaching in the winter months and dolphins swimming by throughout the year.
This family friendly three-bedroom villa marries contemporary African design with an easy-on-the-eye seaside palette. Picture soft, sandy and ocean colours complimented by a mixture of textures and lighting that gives The Lookout Villa a warm and distinctly relaxing atmosphere.
This spacious villa boasts an open plan lounge and dining room, a well-stocked galley kitchen, a private swimming pool and garden, air-conditioning throughout, flat screen televisions, satellite TV, wireless Internet access, DVD players, full service, parking and all other modern conveniences.
Activities at The Plettenberg
BIRDS OF EDEN
Said to be the largest single free-flight aviary in the world it incorporates the indigenous forest with waterfalls and elevated walkways where previously caged birds from all over the world are now able to live in free flight
BLOUKRANS BUNGY JUMP
The world’s highest bungy jump (216m) surrounded by the scenic beauty of the TsiTsikamma Forest in the heart of the Garden Route
A unique experience of touching, feeding, walking and riding magnificent African Elephants
Enter a world of ambient tranquillity where an abundant collection of paraphernalia awaits your undisturbed exploration
Horse trails with experienced guides for beginners to experienced riders ride through scenic meadows of indigenous fynbos
KEURBOOMS RIVER CRUISE
Daily scheduled tours cruise along the Keurbooms River and its secluded beaches
LAWNWOOD SNAKE SANCTUARY
Experience a personalised informative tour of indigenous and exotic snakes in a forest garden setting
LOOKOUT ART GALLERY AND SHOPS
For the finest in South African contemporary paintings, sculpture and ceramics
A sanctuary for multi-specie free-roaming monkeys who are rehabilitated and released in a forest where visitors are able to go on a ‘monkey safari’ to view them
OCEAN BLUE ADVENTURES
Boating trips and marine encounters with Whales, dolphins, seals, sharks and other marine life
OCEAN BLUE KAYAKING
Go sea kayaking from central beach and explore the beautiful bay and Robberg Nature Reserve from your kayak.
OLD NICK VILLAGE
Surrounded by lush and established gardens resident fine artists and master craftsmen showcase their work in an eclectic combination of locally inspired design
OUTENIQUA BIKING TRAILS
Bike hire for self-guided trails on marked routes in the Harkerville Coastal Forests and Marine Reserve
Learn about and interact with various birds of prey as you participate in the flight and exercising activities with a trained master falconer
Go scuba diving or take diving courses and charters around Plettenberg Bay
Experience the thrill of arguably the most scenic drop zone in the world
Learn to surf with professional instructors and experience the local surf culture
TSITSIKAMMA CANOPY TOURS
Enjoy the unequalled beauty of the indigenous forest while traversing 30 metres above the forest floor.