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Our Secret Garden
19 September 2022
Borrowing the line from Frances Hodgson Burnett; ‘[we] wish you were here’ to explore our Secret Garden.’ Spring is a special time of year as everything awakens and transforms from their dormancy...
Hermanus is a synonym for whales in springtime
16 September 2022
Each year, the Overberg coastline, and particularly the relatively sheltered waters of Walker Bay and Hermanus, play host to one of nature’s most profound spectacles: the birthing and mating seasons...
The Cellars-Hohenort and The Four Paws
31 August 2022
All they talk about this time every year is Cape Town…The Cellars Hohenort Hotel and Spa (where they have been going since I can remember), …Table Mountain …Kirstenbosch Gardens, the Constantia Wine...
Food & Wine
High Tea at The Cellars-Hohenort
16 August 2022
The Cellars-Hohenort has reintroduced and relaunched a high tea. We are fortunate that our Food and Beverage team have been energetic and inquisitive into the origins and essences of the teas which...
Recipe: Cheese Soufflé with Cheesy Gin Sauce
26 June 2021
One of Liz McGrath’s favourites, our signature dish at The Conservatory perfectly showcases the philosophy of the menu at this idyllic garden setting restaurant – uncomplicated, yet perfectly executed.
The Top 10 Things to do on the Garden Route this Winter
05 June 2021
The winter months along the Garden Route—and in Plettenberg Bay in particular—are generally temperate and windless, and this means when it's not too chilly you can enjoy its beaches and wild areas right through the colder months, along with a plethora of wining and dining experiences.
Fore-sight: book your golfing holiday at The Plettenberg
13 October 2020
Combine spectacular scenery, abundant birdlife – and a host of divergent courses all within swinging distance and you’ll see just why the Garden Route is known as the Golfing Mecca of South Africa.
A family vacation at The Plettenberg
07 July 2020
Plettenberg Bay offers the ultimate family destination, not only does it have interesting sights and places to visit for the kids, but it also offers a year-round opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, thanks to its temperate climate.
On the path of Nelson Mandela in Cape Town
01 July 2020
During his inauguration speech on May 9, 1994, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba) said: “Perhaps it was history that ordained that it be here, at the Cape of Good Hope, that we should lay the foundation stone of our new nation.
Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake
19 June 2020
This easy classic baked vanilla cheesecake is super creamy, and the buttery crust is perfect. Serve with your favourite fruit coulis or compote, it is the ultimate indulgent dessert.