The Plettenberg

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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Standing atop a rocky outcrop, overlooking the most magnificent coastline in South Africa, this Relais & Châteaux hotel and part of the The Collection by Liz McGrath , comprises of 38 rooms and suites.

The two bedroom Beach House, situated next to the main hotel, boasts a main b e d room, which lead onto a sun deck and private pool. The three bedroom Lookout Villa boasts spectacular views over one of the world’s most beautiful bays.

Days can be just as easily spent relaxing as partaking in activities or exploring the area. The spa offers an invigorating range of treatments, whilst the Sand Restaurant satisfies with French and English cuisine. Guests can enjoy the new Sandbar at the hotel with its laid back yet glamorous, and relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere.

South Africa travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 11-12 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Emirates, British Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways
  • Currency: South African Rand
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of malaria in certain areas of South Africa, including the Kruger National Park. However, transmission occurs typically between the months of September and May only. In June, July and August, the risk is considered to be very low. There is a low to very low risk of malaria in the rest of South Africa throughout the year.There is no risk of yellow fever in South Africa, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein
  • Population: 61,020,221
  • National languages: 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, and Xhosa
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C, D, M, N, 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for South Africa if you have a British passport - for a maximum of 90 days

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