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Tulani

Sleeps 5 in 2 rooms

Tulani is a charming eco-friendly house designed with a grass roof and solar panels, situated in a lush nature reserve.

The...
Tulani is a charming eco-friendly house designed with a grass roof and solar panels, situated in a lush nature reserve.

The downstairs space of the main building consists of an open-plan living area, a kitchen with a gas stove, and a separate study which can be used as bedroom. Upstairs is the main bedroom with two basins and a bidet, as well as a balcony.

A separate studio holds an additional bedroom and bathroom, with an indoor- and outdoor shower. A dry composting toilet is attached to this building.

Rain water is harvested and a solar pump provides drinking water. There is a beautiful wooden deck overlooking the forest that surrounds the house.

Activities in the area include walks in the forest to Natures Valley and Keurboomstrand along the coast, as well as mountain bike trails. Bird life is prolific and wild pigs, monkeys and bush buck often roam the area.
from R950

Four Fields Farm

10 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 3 rooms

Located halfway between Storms River Mouth and Knysna, this perfectly positioned property is nestled below the Tsitsikamma mountains, just...
Located halfway between Storms River Mouth and Knysna, this perfectly positioned property is nestled below the Tsitsikamma mountains, just a stone's throw from Natures Valley on the famous Garden Route of South Africa.

Four Fields Farm is situated in the heart of the Garden Route, arguably in the best position in the Southern Cape, and is an ideal stop-off point on the way to Shamwari or the Addo Elephant Park.

Our property is a must for birdwatchers and twitchers alike, with frequent visits by the famed Knysna Turaco or Loerie , the rare Narina Trogon, several species of Kingfisher, and the magnificent Fish Eagle. We have several dams containing mature Large Mouth Bass for your fishing pleasure, and are close to Natures Valley, which is frequented by local fishermen in the know.

We can also help arrange activities for guests such as, boat-based whale and dolphin-watching, coastal and forest walks in the indigenous Tsitsikamma forest, horse-riding, blackwater tubing, river boat rides, and bungee jumping.

Day trips in around the Crags include Monkey Land, Birds of Eden, Tenikwa Wildlife Sanctuary, Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, and the Elephant Sanctuary, or a peaceful day on one of the pristine beaches.
from R700

The Carraighs

1 Review
Sleeps 5 in 2 rooms

Nestled between Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley, in the Garden Route, The Carraighs offers guests a truly relaxing stay in an...
Nestled between Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley, in the Garden Route, The Carraighs offers guests a truly relaxing stay in an indigenous forest, with spectacular birdlife. The secluded location offers privacy, but the cottage is conveniently located within driving distance to the nearest town.

This lovely two-story cottage has a main bedroom downstairs, with a double bed. The large dining and living area, has a TV with a DSTV. There is a couch/single bed in the lounge for a small child to sleep. The upstairs loft, with separate entrance has a double bed and two single beds, as well as a coffee table and couch which can also be converted into a sleeper couch. The loft has a wooden deck with a beautiful view. However, there is no bathroom upstairs so it is necessary that those sleeping upstairs use the bathroom in the downstairs part of the house. There is also a fully equipped and modern kitchen downstairs, a full bathroom, and braai facilities available next to the swimming pool. Meals can be enjoyed in the spacious living area.

There are laundry facilities in the nearby town of Plettenberg Bay. We will do a change of linen on request but do not offer other laundry facilities as we are in the country and rely on rainwater.
The wooden veranda is the perfect vantage point to appreciate the panoramic views of the forest from. There are many animal sanctuaries not too far away. These include Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, the Elephant Sanctuary, the Snake Park and Tenikwa Wildlife Sanctuary.

The beach is also just a short distance away The white sands and clear blue waters provide the perfect setting to while away lazy afternoons. Guests can visit the many restaurants in the area before coming back to relax in the swimming pool while enjoying a beautiful sunset.
from R800

Treehouse Cottage

Sleeps 2 in 1 room

Nestled between the scenic towns of Keurboomstrand and Nature’s Valley, Treehouse Cottage offers an idyllic forest getaway for couples or...
Nestled between the scenic towns of Keurboomstrand and Nature’s Valley, Treehouse Cottage offers an idyllic forest getaway for couples or small families. It is situated within a rural estate in the small town of Kurland, a picturesque gem of the Garden Route.

The cottage is located above a garage and has a private entrance. The open-plan interior has a double bed and two single beds. The living area has a comfortable lounge and a well-equipped kitchen for all of your self-catering needs.

The wooden deck overlooks the indigenous forest below, ensuring that guests have an opportunity to appreciate stunning vistas every day. The cottage also shares the property with the main house, an artist-run studio.

This charming cottage is surrounded by nature reserves, ensuring that guests have plenty to do during their stay. It is also just a short distance away from the popular beaches of Plettenberg Bay, making it a great choice for water enthusiasts. However guests choose to spend their time, they can rest assured that they will have a pleasant and memorable stay.
from R700

Ingwe Forest Adventures

Sleeps 64 in 3 rooms

Ingwe Forest Adventures is an established 200 ha outdoor adventure facility. The farm is privately owned and is set in a pristine...
Ingwe Forest Adventures is an established 200 ha outdoor adventure facility. The farm is privately owned and is set in a pristine indigenous forest in the Crags, east of Plettenberg Bay.

Ingwe is the ideal location for youth camps, church groups, team building, special events, leadership training, educational groups, conferences, weddings, functions and social gatherings. It is also perfect for groups looking for comfortable holiday accommodation as a base to explore our beautiful area. We offer various facilitated programs to groups that focus on developing effective team work and leadership skills. Our programs are suitable for anyone from 10 years and up.

We offer two large Dormitory Cabins sleeping 24 guests in each and a large Forest Cottage with eight bedrooms sleeping two guests in each room. There is a large wooden barn-style communal area with a fully equipped kitchen and a wrap-around deck with great views of the Outeniqua mountain range. The communal area also has tables with benches for workshops, lectures and meals. There is a boma for evening bonfires, a swimming pool, an obstacle course and a sports field. Visitors can meander along the beautiful walking trail leading to a natural clearing in the indigenous forest that is ideal for wedding ceremonies or as an outdoor classroom or meeting area.
from R360

The Barn

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

The Barn is a beautifully appointed self-catering house situated in The Crags, in Plettenberg Bay. This is the ideal accommodation for a...
The Barn is a beautifully appointed self-catering house situated in The Crags, in Plettenberg Bay. This is the ideal accommodation for a large family or a group of friends.

The house consists of four bedrooms, three bathrooms of which two are en-suite, a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious open-plan living area. The lounge area has large glass doors leading onto a sunny deck area with braai facilities.

The property is set on the edge of the forest, close to Bramon Winery and Monkeyland. Plettenberg is only a short drive away for everyday groceries or just to explore.
from R4500

Kurland Villa

Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Kurland Villa is a beautiful private home located on the Kurland Polo Estate just outside Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route. The villa...
Kurland Villa is a beautiful private home located on the Kurland Polo Estate just outside Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route. The villa is situated close to pristine indigenous forest and guests have full access to the facilities on Kurland Estate.

The villa offers five bedrooms in the main house and three bedrooms in the adjoining west wing. The house features two large living rooms, a dining room, kitchen, study, outside sitting area, pool, sauna, steam bath, Jacuzzi, and wine cellar. The villa is a large, recently built home designed in the Cape Dutch tradition, but in which all requirements of modern living are fully catered. The interior finishes are of the highest specifications and the villa has been beautifully and elegantly appointed.

Kurland Villa is suitable for families or groups looking for an exclusive, secluded country living experience. It is also the perfect base for polo enthusiasts who might be playing and watching polo at the estate. Although it is far from the madding crowd, it is still close to Plettenberg Bay and its many attractions.
from R30000

Moon Shine on Whiskey Creek

7 Reviews
Sleeps 26 in 5 rooms

With Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Jukani, The Elephant Sactuary, Snake Park, The Puzzle Park and a...
With Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Jukani, The Elephant Sactuary, Snake Park, The Puzzle Park and a myriad of other activities less than 5 minutes away you can say that Moon Shine is truly in the heart of The Crags.
10 minutes from Plettenberg Bay, 1000 miles from reality. Fully equipped for self catering, there are fireplaces in all units.

Enjoy the swimming pool and kids playground or hike to a natural mountain pool. Some of the units have flat screen TVs with select DStv channels and Butterfly Garden Cottage offers free Wi-Fi.
from R790

Rocky Road Backpackers

2 Reviews
Sleeps 43 in 16 rooms

Rocky Road Backpackers is set in a five-hectare smallholding amidst indigenous forest and open grazing pastures located in The Crags,...
Rocky Road Backpackers is set in a five-hectare smallholding amidst indigenous forest and open grazing pastures located in The Crags, approximately 20 km east of Plettenberg Bay.

Rocky Road is the gateway between the country’s Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces and is ideally situated to provide superb accommodation for all travellers. We are 15 minutes away from the world's highest bungee jump at Bloukrans Bridge and a mere 10-minute drive down a spectacular mountain pass to the unspoiled Natures Valley Beach in the Tsitsikamma National Park.

Rocky Road is far from the daily bustle of urban living. From our well-maintained gardens we enjoy spectacular views of the Tsitsikamma Mountain Range as well as Peak Formosa - the highest in the range. Our adjoining three-hectare forest has an easy trail to view our streams, waterfall and rock pool. Our in-house adventure centre, Rocky's Adventures, will help you make the most of our nearby ocean, scenic sandy beaches, rugged mountains, river gorges and estuaries, as well as numerous varied wildlife attractions.

Your options for accommodation range from fully equipped double or twin Luxury Tents which overlook the indigenous forest to Cottages, timber cabins and hostel-style Dormitories. You are also welcome to pitch your own tent in our attractive garden. Our two large entertainment areas have numerous fireplaces and braai pits, a well-stocked lively bar and our hot tub splash pool facilities. These are great areas in which to mingle with fellow travellers. We also have an indoor big screen TV area for special events whilst our separate office area provides Internet access and free Wi-Fi.

Shuttle services to all local activities and places of interest between Storms River and Plettenberg Bay are available, as are regular runs to Nature's Valley.
from R160

Hikers Cabin

5 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Set in the forest on a game farm with gorgeous views, Hikers Cabin offers guests a wide selection of hikes right on the doorstep. The...
Set in the forest on a game farm with gorgeous views, Hikers Cabin offers guests a wide selection of hikes right on the doorstep. The cabin sleeps up to 12 guests in two bedrooms, each sleeping six; one room has a double bed and two bunks the other room has two single beds and two bunks. Please note you will have to bring your own bedding.

The bathroom facility is separate, with shower facilities provided outside. The unit is self-catering and comes with a fully equipped kitchen and a dining table. On those really chilly winter evenings, guests can light up the cosy fireplace and on balmy evenings, why not relax in front of the big, outdoor fire pit while admiring the amazing stars in the night sky. The accommodation is basic, and is suited for those who relish the great outdoors and the call of nature.

Hikers Cabin is located 15 km from Plettenberg Bay, close to useful amenities in town yet far enough from the busy holiday crowds. Kick back and enjoy the countryside and watch the buck resting in the sunshine, the birds busy in the trees, and relish the forest all around as you stroll along the different laid-out walking routes. The terrain includes forest, fynbos, pastures, dams, streams and fantastic views, with our own resident leopard.
from R400

Tarn Country House

3 Reviews
Sleeps 19 in 8 rooms

The 4-Star Tarn Country House is situated within the Whiskey Creek Nature Reserve, in the heart of the Garden Route. This is where the...
The 4-Star Tarn Country House is situated within the Whiskey Creek Nature Reserve, in the heart of the Garden Route. This is where the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua Mountains overlap and meet the Indian Ocean. You can find us between Plettenberg Bay and Natures Valley, a few short kilometres from the spectacular coastline and sandy beaches.

We offer a choice of eight charmingly decorated and spacious bedrooms. We have both twin bedded or double rooms. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower, and it’s own private entrance. Delicious breakfasts, either English or Continental, are served on the patio overlooking the sprawling gardens or inside next to a cosy fireplace.

We are happy to make your dinner reservations at any restaurant in and around Plettenberg Bay. We offer a shuttle service for those guests who do not feel inclined to drive to a restaurant in the evening.
from R850

Katuri Country Cottages

1 Review
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Katuri Country Cottages in Brackenburn Private Nature Reserve offers affordable and comfortable self-catering holiday accommodation for the...
Katuri Country Cottages in Brackenburn Private Nature Reserve offers affordable and comfortable self-catering holiday accommodation for the whole family. Tucked away in the foothills of the magnificent Tsitsikamma Mountains, Katuri Cottage offers guests peace and tranquility.

The cottage features two bedrooms, two bathrooms as well as a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and comfortable lounge. The bedrooms are furnished with a double bed, single beds and bunk beds. The main bedroom has an on suite bathroom.

Brackenburn Private Nature Reserve is a member of the Landmark Foundation and is situated 15 minutes away from the beautiful Nature’s Valley, The Jewel of the Garden Route. The reserve is situated close to popular attractions in The Crags such as The Barnyard Theatre, the Elephant Sanctuary, Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, Birds of Eden, and Monkeyland. Guests can also explore the surrounding Tsitsikamma forest by taking a walk on the "Cat Walk", a two-hour hike through pristine forest along the Buffels River.
from R1100

Fairview Bed and Breakfast - The Crags

2 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 2 rooms

In 1980, the Rattray family bought Fairview - a 68-acre headland at The Crags between Plettenberg...
In 1980, the Rattray family bought Fairview - a 68-acre headland at The Crags between Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley. It was named after its extraordinary outlook over the Keurbooms Forest and into several mountain ranges. Built by David Rattray’s parents for their retirement, it was here that David’s mother, Gillian, wrote two of her books - A Cape Country Chronicle and In a Country Garden.

The property is a 10-minute drive from whale watching at Keurbooms Beach, 10 minutes from Plettenberg Bay with its gorgeous Robberg Peninsula and spectacular golf courses, and 15 minutes from Nature’s Valley with its beautiful beach and forest walks. The Kurland and Bitou Polo fields are also close by.

We offer an ideal springboard for all the attractions of this famous coastline, but far enough away from the bustle. It is spacious, beautifully furnished, affordable and it has a lovely swimming pool in the fynbos. It is possible to have exclusive use of the entire property on request.
from R900

Sweetwater Farm Cottages

Sleeps 17 in 3 rooms

Sweetwater Farm Cottages offers accommodation in three self-catering cottages on a working cattle and fodder farm in Redford Road, a quiet,...
Sweetwater Farm Cottages offers accommodation in three self-catering cottages on a working cattle and fodder farm in Redford Road, a quiet, rural part of The Crags. This peaceful area lies in between Nature’s Valley and Plettenberg Bay on the beautiful Garden Route.

The perfect mountain retreat, Sweetwater Farm is within a fifteen minute drive of Keurbooms beach or Nature’s Valley beach and lagoon. The area offers many attractions including hiking in indigenous forests, animal sanctuaries and adventure sports to name but a few. Alternatively, you can just enjoy the peace and tranquillity that the farm offers, with its beautiful mountain views, incredible bird life and many hiking trails.

The three cottages, Pine Tree, Oak Tree and the larger, Palmiet House, have been lovingly renovated with all modern conveniences, but retain their original charm and the grounds boast beautiful old trees, an abundance of bird life, as well as small animals like buck, porcupine and wild pigs.
from R600

Rose Cottage

2 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

This self-catering cottage is located on a smallholding and overlooks the majestic Tsitsikamma mountains in The Crags.

The...
This self-catering cottage is located on a smallholding and overlooks the majestic Tsitsikamma mountains in The Crags.

The cottage consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main bedroom upstairs has its own bathroom. We offer a fully equipped kitchen including a microwave, gas stove and fridge-freezer combo. A TV with a satellite dish is available - please bring your own decoder and smart card. Linen and bath towels are provided, but please bring your own beach towels. The cottage overlooks a dam covered in water lilies with a few species of resident ducks.

There is plenty to do in the area, including trips to The Barnyard, Birds of Eden, Monkeyland, Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, wildlife reserves, the Plett Puzzle Park, and the Bramon Wine Estate. There are also a number restaurants in the area. Plettenberg Bay is a 2o km drive away and offers shopping, golf courses, restaurants and beaches.

You can enjoy the splendid sunsets over the mountains from your deck, take a stroll, or try your hand at Bass fishing.
from R1500

Redford House

1 Review
Sleeps 9 in 3 rooms

Redford House is a 4 Star historic country guest house located in The Crags, set against the backdrop of the majestic Tsitsikamma...
Redford House is a 4 Star historic country guest house located in The Crags, set against the backdrop of the majestic Tsitsikamma mountains. Redford House is a 22-hectare estate with lakes, ponds, streams, gardens, and a nature reserve. Redford was an original English settler's farm and the old farmhouse and barn have been sympathetically restored, forming part of the present guest house complex. Here you will be able to enjoy the tranquility and magic of the estate while being conveniently situated to Plettenberg Bay, beaches, golf, and a myriad of other activities. Nature's Valley Beach is about 13 kilometres away and Keurbooms Beach about 11 kilometres.

Accommodation is provided in spacious bedrooms and suites with heating, a TV, hairdryer, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Hearty breakfasts are served in the farmhouse kitchen or on the patio, with candlelit dinners in the old settler's dining room with stories of the old days also available.

Features include a pool pavilion and art studio next to the pool and tennis court. Guests can take full advantage of our beautiful weather and laze next to the pool, play tennis, fish or canoe on the lake, or read and picnic under the ancient spreading oaks in the garden. At the end of the day, watch the sun go down in spectacular style in harmony with nature's evening sounds.
from R400
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