The Plettenberg, a 5 star Relais & Chateaux Hotel is built on a rocky headland with breathtaking vistas of miles of golden sand, the sea and mountains in one of the most spectacular resorts in Africa - Plettenberg Bay. This exclusive boutique hotel comprises 37 superb rooms and suites, two swimming pools, a Freshwellness Spa and the fine dining restaurant 'SeaFood at The Plettenberg'. Other facilities in the award-winning wine cellar, stocked with a wide selection of local wines. Whale watching from May to November or watching dolphins playing in the surf is is an added attraction of this luxury resort. For the nature lover there are numerous National Parks close by with ancient forests and rugged unspoilt coastlines, with a wealth of indigenous wildlife.
The Pletternberg is known for its cuisine, elegantly matched with fine Cape Wines served in the beautiful restaurant, SeaFood at The Plettenberg, which has been designed to make the most of the wonderful views of Formosa Bay. The style is modern South African, influenced by local seasonal produce with the menu designed by award winning Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef Peter Tempelhoff. The hotels bar ‘Sandbar’ is also well known attracting a mix of locals and tourists with its striking modern design and relaxed atmosphere.
These standard twin and double-bedded rooms offer the same exceptional style and décor found in the suites and luxury double rooms but do not have sea views.
These are large luxury rooms with small step-out balconies. These spacious and comfortably furnished rooms have walk in showers, under floor heating and air-conditioning. These rooms have different views - some with side views of the sea and some overlooking the gardens.
In addition to the facilities and space of the Luxury Doubles these rooms enjoy panoramic views of the bay, some of the rooms also have step out balconies
The Suites with magnificent sea views consist of a separate lounge and bedroom. All suites have under carpet heating.
These suites are superbly and individually decorated with varied views of the sea. They are extremely spacious and all have, a lounge area and French doors and step out balconies.
The Beach House is situated next to the hotel's main building. Decorated in soft creams and blues with bleached wooden floors, it makes the ideal private getaway, while still having access to all the main hotel facilities and a 24-hour butler service. The Beach House consists of two en-suite bedrooms, a large sitting room with fireplace, dining room and small service kitchen. The main bedroom leads onto a sundeck and plunge pool, with spectacular views of the bay and mountains.
Overlooking one of the world's most beautiful bays, this African contemporary house enjoys a view of magical sunrises, whales breaching in the winter months, and pods of dolphins rejoicing the whole year round. Gentle sandy and ocean colours filter through the house with a mix of textures and lighting that creates a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The lookout villa consists of three bedrooms, an open plan lounge and dining room, a galley kitchen and a private swimming pool and garden.
The hotel is located just 2 minutes walk from Central Beach which is perhaps Plettenberg Bays most popular beach and offers a wide range of activities from swimming with seals and sea kayaking to jet ski rentals.