Tourists from all over the world choose the spectacular Plettenberg Bay as their dream destination for its breath-taking beaches, excellent hiking and cycling trails, fauna, flora, adventure sports, and water activities. However, the massive variety of accommodation options here is also a big factor in choosing Plett as your base from which to explore the Western Cape.
Plett is a growing town; situated on the shores where the Indian Ocean meets the word-famous Garden Route. This part of South Africa is particularly special for its extraordinary beauty and unrivalled countryside.
Relax in these gorgeous surrounds by opting to stay at one of the many accommodation options in Plett. Whether you want the intimate cosiness of a small B & B, the homely feel of a guest house, the opulence of a boutique B & B or the elegance of a hotel, Plettenberg Bay is the ideal getaway for you.
A few options from which to choose (but are by no means exclusive):
This is an opulent boutique hotel that is idyllically perched between the mountains and beaches of Nature’s Valley. It is on a polo estate and all of the rooms boast gorgeous views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, garden, pool, and the verdant countryside of the Western Cape. There is a distinctly regal look and feel to The Kurland, making it memorable and special.
Perched right on the shores of the Indian Ocean, this exclusive B & B assures visitors of awe-inspiring views (that may even include whales between July and December), best enjoyed from the comfort of the suites or the breakfast tables. The lagoon and quiet beaches are within walking distance of this establishment.
A little piece of Italy on the Garden Route enveloped in a magnificent garden, Vilacqua is a beautiful white villa perched on a hill with spectacular views of the ocean. Boasting five unique and private en-suites, each with a personal deck and exclusive entrance allow for absolute indulgence.
As its name implies, Ocean Watch celebrates the comings and goings of the warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean. This is all about elegance and tranquillity, and guests will relish the opportunity to be spoilt while drinking in unrivalled views.
Conveniently situated in the heart of the little coastal town, Bayview is within easy access of the beaches, restaurants, shops, markets, and other attractions of Plett. It is affordable and ideal for families and business travellers.
Nestled in pretty gardens and surrounded by indigenous forests, this lodge combines warmth, hospitality, elegance and serenity. It is close to the Tsitsikamma National Park, Nature’s Valley and the beaches of Plettenberg Bay. The food served here is best enjoyed overlooking the lily ponds and listening to the chirp and song of the birds.
This 4-star guest house has a chic Georgian style that adds a sense of old-world charm to the modern amenities. Spacious suites overlook the azure waters of the lagoon, ocean and white sandy beaches to create retreats from the bustle of city life.
ABERNi on Sea will spoil you with luxury self-catering or bed-and-breakfast. On offer is a choice of intimate en suite rooms or complete self-contained apartments. Fully equipped with all the conveniences of home, ABERNi on Sea is provides an excellent base from which to explore the area and all the beauty it has to offer.
Fewer than 20 kilometres from Plettenberg Bay’s town centre is the scenic private nature reserve that is home to the Hog Hollow Country Lodge. Its setting is what makes Hog Hollow extra special. It rests amongst the indigenous forests, valleys and mountains of the Garden Route, and offers its guests utter tranquillity as they immerse themselves in these perfect surrounds.