The Plettenberg

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

The Bay's leading hotel

Plettenberg Bay is South Africa’s ultimate beach destination in the heart of the adventure rich Garden Route. The Plettenberg is situated on a rocky headland with spectacular views of the ocean, mountains and endless stretches of golden beach.

There are 37 individually decorated luxury rooms and suites at this Relais & Chateaux property which showcase the most breathtaking vistas. All rooms are ensuite with air conditioning and under floor heating.

‘Seafood at The Plettenberg’ exquisite restaurant, combines an array of elements to create an unsurpassed dining experience. Here the chefs create modern South African fare that is seasonally influenced. The menu is designed by The Collection’s award-winning Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff and Head Chef Tronette Dippenaar. If you’re in the mood for the ultimate treatment you should try the signature Decleor Facial at Carchele Beauty Spa.

On your doorstep are a number wildlife sanctuaries – Monkeyland, Birdland, an elephant, wolf and snake sanctuary, kayaking, fishing, hiking and numerous other boating and outdoor activities are on offer, not to mention some great shopping opportunities in the many boutiques.

The Plettenberg is the ideal place to both relax and unwind or recharge and reinvigorate.

You will love

  • The Wilderness Coast
  • Panoramic ocean views
  • It’s a boutique hotel
  • A pool with a serious view
  • Excellent dining at ´Seafood´

Exellent and wonderful, reaching way above expectations.

Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

Classic Safari are the people who genuinely know other culture and offer incredible insight to perfectly meet your expectations.

Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

Very knowledgeable and patient. Our trip was all that we hoped for. Wonderful!

Jane & Robert Happell

Everything was perfect! Advice and information on destinations and activities hit everything I had hoped to experience. I contacted the Classic Safari Company upon recommendation and have now, in turn, recommended to others.

Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

If you want the most sensational experience in Africa let Julia and the staff at Classic Safari Co plan it for you! Their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for their job means your every wish will be fulfilled.

Miriam & Joseph Harrison

Classic Safari is the place to go to for "top end" adventure travel.

Ron & Alison Guthrie

Classic Safari Company were brilliant - 10/10

Di & Kingsley Yates

The Classic Safari Company is the best I have dealt with. Extremely knowledgeable & professional, friendly, patient & understanding of first timers to Africa.

Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

Judith & Roger Williams

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