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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.
Recipe: Moist Carrot Cake
22 May 2020
Executive Chef at The Plettenberg, Kaylinn Shabalala shares one of her favourite recipes with us, Carrot Cake. It is one of her favourites because it fills the house with such sweet and spiced scents.
Recognised by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™
26 April 2020
Two of South Africa's Finest Seaside Hotels are the Country's First to be recognised by small luxury hotels of the world™
Get up and glow! Home face mask ideas
10 April 2020
Fresh Wellness Spa, located at both The Cellars-Hohenort and The Plettenberg are wellness havens, set amidst breathtaking surroundings of Cape Town and Plettenberg Bay. Turn your own home into a wellness haven
Food & Wine
Explore and Enjoy the Plettenberg Bay Wine Route
06 May 2019
The Plettenberg Bay wine region is something of an insider’s secret. It’s also one of the most scenic of the Western’s Cape’s wine routes.
01 October 2018
Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebrations at beautiful locales in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay
From sea to shining sea: from Hermanus to Plett
05 September 2018
A self-drive itinerary of our insider scoop of places to stop along the way Your journey to and from Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay
The Plett Arts Festival 2018
20 May 2018
The Plett ARTS Festival is in its 5th year and gaining momentum. The Plettenberg will partner with Plett Tourism to host this celebration of arts and culture from Monday 25 June to Monday 9 July 2018.
The Top 10 Things to do on the Garden Route this Winter
15 April 2018
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.
FAMILY TRAVEL: Fun in Plettenberg Bay
28 February 2018
Plettenberg Bay is the ultimate multigenerational family destination. Not only does it have interesting sights and places to visit, but it also offers a year-round opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, thanks to its temperate climate.
Food & Wine
Eat. Play. Love.
01 February 2018
Wine, dine and explore with the love of your life in the most luxurious and spectacular of locations in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay.
Recipe: The Mermaid’s Dream Cocktail
02 August 2017
This is one of The Sandbar’s signature Martinis, best enjoyed while admiring the sunset, or as an after-dinner digestif. Inspired by our resident mermaid, we shake Vanilla Vodka and Coconut Rum with fresh mint, lemon sour and pineapple juice. Served straight up, it makes for a wonderfully indulgent treat.
Recipe: The Plettenberg Seafood Soup with Rouille and Croutons
29 July 2017
Our signature dish comprises only the freshest ocean bounty. The delectable combination of fish and fragrant spices make it a most impressive starter – or even the star of the show. Taste it in the beautiful surroundings of SeaFood at The Plettenberg, then try the recipe at home to wow your dinner guests.