The Plettenberg Luxury Hotel in Plettenberg Bay Garden Route

The Plettenberg Hotel

Hotel at Look-out Rocks, Plettenberg Bay, 6600, Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests80
  • Units/Rooms36

About The Plettenberg Hotel

The Plettenberg Hotel built on a rocky headland with breathtaking vistas of the sea, mountains and miles of golden sand in one of the most spectacular resorts in Africa - Plettenberg Bay.

Experience fabulous sightings of dolphins and whales in the bay from the hotel terraces. For the more adventurous there are numerous excursions and activities within close proximity to the hotel. Other hotel facilities include an award winning wine cellar and The Collection Boutique offering a unique selection of specialty items.


The luxury rooms and suites are all air-conditioned and offer a truly idyllic and indulgent experience. The Plettenberg Hotel has two swimming pools, one of which is heated, and both visually flow into the ocean below.

Double Rooms
An elegant choice at The Plettenberg, the Double Rooms are individually decorated and offer a spacious bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Air-conditioning and under-floor heating throughout the rooms ensure ultimate comfort for guests. (Maximum two people per room).

Luxury Double Rooms
Each with their own sitting area, bedroom with en-suite bathroom, as well as air-conditioning and under-floor heating throughout, the Luxury Double Rooms are individually decorated to reflect the marine environment surrounding the hotel. Views over the immaculate gardens at The Plettenberg vary between each luxury double room.

Lucury Double with Sea View
Overlooking the gorgeous Plettenberg Bay and surrounding ocean, the six Luxury Double Rooms with Sea View each offer their own perspective of the area. Each room is as unique as its view, with a sophisticated individual decor scheme and offering the ultimate in comfort with a sitting area, walk-in showers, and air-conditioning and under-floor heating throughout. Guests can enjoy the gorgeous hues of sunset here from their private step-out balconies, and get a closer view when pods of whales or dolphins move in towards the bay.

With tasteful decor inspired by the surrounding views of Plettenberg Bay, the five Suites each offer an individual palette for guests to enjoy. A separate lounge area, bedroom with en-suite bathroom, and air-conditioning and under-floor heating throughout offer luxury and comfort for guests, allowing them to relax and enjoy the hotel and service.

Premier Suites
With seven individually decorated Premier Suites from which to choose at The Plettenberg, guests are sure to enjoy all the variations of these rooms. Each Premier Suite offers a view over the surrounding area which can be enjoyed from a private step-out balcony opening up through French doors. Each spacious Premier Suite offers separate lounge, satellite TV, and bedroom with en-suite bathroom. There is air-conditioning and under-floor heating throughout.

The Beach House
With a spacious deck overlooking both the beach and surrounding mountains of Plettenberg Bay, The Beach House is ideal for enjoying the views in an exclusive space with five-star service. Guests of The Beach House will have easy access to The Plettenberg’s hotel facilities in the adjacent buildings, while still relishing the privacy this accommodation option offers. Two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms lead off a large sitting room with fireplace, a dining room and a small service kitchen. Included are a private swimming pool, flat-screen televisions and DVD players, satellite TV channels, and Wi-Fi.

The Lookout Villa
Overlooking the scenic Plettenberg Bay, guests of The Lookout Villa can expect to be spoilt in one of the most exclusive addresses in the area. Pods of whales and dolphins, darting seagulls and ocean views can all be enjoyed from this special accommodation option at The Plettenberg. This 190m2, three-bedroom villa is an ideal option for families, with its open-plan lounge and dining area.

A well-stocked galley kitchen, private swimming pool and garden, as well as flat-screen televisions and DVD players, satellite TV channels and Wi-Fi throughout, are all standard here. All of the bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. Maximum two people per room..


Sand at The Plettenberg
This restaurant embraces views of Formosa Bay that are unsurpassed along this stretch of the beautiful South African coast. The mood is relaxed, the décor stylish contemporary, and the food progressive South African, inspired by the Mediterranean. Sand is open for breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner. Breakfasts offer a sumptuous buffet of fresh fruit, cheeses, cold meats, cereals and yoghurts, or a full cooked English breakfast of your choice.

Chic, modern and intimate…Sandbar at The Plettenberg is a stunning mix of design, glass, white leather, white marble, natural oak, clever concealed lighting and photographic art panels. Laid back yet glamorous. Relaxed yet sophisticated cocktail bar.

Wine Cellar
For a romantic dinner for two, enjoy the state-of-the-art Wine Cellar, surrounded by bottles and bottles of the best South African wines from the award-winning wine list. Let the hotel’s Sommelier recommend the perfect wine to go with your meal.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly


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  • ZAR 4300
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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.053984
Longitude: 23.377613

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 500km
George Airport - 70km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 200km

Children policy
Children 12 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

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