Our Plettenberg Bay Country House is a large Cape Dutch design guesthouse which has 4 double luxury bedrooms and 1 double superior luxury bedroom - each with full en-suite bathroom. Full breakfasts and dinners by arrangement are served in the alfresco dining room.
Both the formal and informal lounges have log fireplaces and there is a long outdoor patio where guests can enjoy mountain views whilst having their breakfasts and dinners.
All the rooms are named after one of our beautiful indigenous flowers.
“A succulent with hard, angular greenish-grey foliage. Its crowning glory, however, is the wonderful umbrella of densely packed, crimson-red flowers borne on a spike above the foliage in late summer or autumn.”
Crassula is a north facing first floor luxury bedroom with a king-size bed and full en suite bathroom. From this bedroom there are beautiful views of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains. Lie in bed listening to the dawn chorus of the many Plettenberg Bay bird species. Bed and Breakfast included.
“Delicate soft blue daisy type flowers with yellow centres which flower in profusion autumn to early summer.”
Felicia is a north/west facing first floor luxury bedroom with a king-size bed and full en suite bathroom. Look out onto the spectacular Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains from your bedroom. Relax on your private balcony and experience the magnificent African sunsets. Bed and Breakfast included.
“This drought-resistant shrub has small, delicate, light green leaves and masses of powder-blue phlox-like flowers.”
Plumbago is a north facing ground floor superior luxury bedroom, with French doors opening onto the verandah which overlooks our indigenous garden. The extra large king-size bed can be made up as 2 three quarter beds if preferred. The full en suite bathroom looks into an enclosed courtyard with water feature. Bed and Breakfast included.
“Tall glossy leafed fynbos shrub, bearing masses of magenta-pink pea shaped flowers.”
Polygala is a south facing ground floor luxury bedroom. The extra large king-size bed can be made up into 2 three quarter beds if preferred. There is a modern en suite bathroom. Lie back and savour the peace and tranquility. Bed and Breakfast included.
“Sparaxis is a spring flowering cormous plant with blade-like leaves and brightly coloured, cup-shaped, velvety flowers, carried on wiry stems. The flowers range in colour from cream to the most luminous reds and purples, often with blotches or markings in contrasting colours.”
Sparaxis is a charming west facing first floor room. The extra large king-size bed can be made up as 2 three quarter beds if preferred. Relax on your private balcony and experience the magnificent African sunsets. Bed and Breakfast included.
We have 1 Studio / Apartment & 3 two-bedroom cottages. Each spacious Plettenberg Bay Cottage is well equipped, has two bathrooms, and sleeps up to 5 people in luxury and comfort. The Studio / Apartment is a spacious (70 sq. metres) north facing studio/apartment suitable for two guests. Situated on the first floor of the Country House, it has its own separate entrance and a balcony from which to appreciate the uninterrupted mountain views. There is a well equipped kitchen for the self-catering guest, or breakfast and dinner may be enjoyed in the Country House.
Apart from the tasteful furnishings, there are log fires in the lounge and main bedroom for the cooler evenings, as well as a private patio with a built-in barbecue. All of our Plettenberg Bay cottages and the studio/apartment are all named after one of our beautiful indigenous flowers. Although our cottages are fully equipped for self-catering, breakfasts and dinners are available by arrangement in our Country House. Meals can also be supplied to the cottages.
“A small pioneer beautiful tree species with light grey green pinnate leaves and sprays of delicate, pinkish-mauve pea-like flowers which have a very sweet scent. Flowers in summer but is known to flower throughout the year.”
Virgilia comprises of a spacious lounge/dining area, a bedroom area with a king-size bed, a bathroom with bath and separate shower and a fully equipped kitchen for self catering guests. Breakfast and dinner are available by arrangement in the Country House.
“The Aristea has bright strap-shaped leaves and the star-shaped, bright peacock blue flowers are borne on spikes above the foliage. Unfortunately, these attractive flowers only last one day but are replaced by others the following morning. The dying flowers deepen in colour and twist corkscrew-wise, which is typical of this genus.”
The Aristea Cottage is north facing and comfortably accommodates up to 5 self-catering or bed and breakfast guests. Aristea is decorated with touches of blue to match the flower.
The main bedroom has a king-size bed, its own log fireplace and French doors opening onto the patio. Savour the peace and tranquility in a stone bathtub in your en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has 2 single beds and a shower room. Wake up to magnificent mountain views seen through French doors. The spacious and comfortable sitting room has a cosy log fire, DSTV and DVD player. The patio has a built-in barbecue and offers uninterrupted panoramic views. Self-Catering or Bed & Breakfast.
“The two most common Clivia are Clivia miniata and Clivia nobilis. Clivia miniata usually has umbels of very showy orange flowers, however, rare yellow and cream flowers can also be found. Clivia nobilis has umbels of drooping orange flowers tipped with green. Both species have dark green strap-shaped leaves.”
Clivia cottage is north/west facing and decorated with touches of the peach colours of the Clivia flower, with dining table and chairs hand-crafted from indigenous Yellowwood. On hot days the ceiling fans in the lounge and bedrooms provide a natural alternative to air conditioning. The enclosed garden leading from the main bedroom is an ideal sanctuary for guests who are seeking perfect tranquility.
The main bedroom has a king-size bed, its own log fireplace and French doors opening onto the patio. Savour the peace and tranquility whilst soaking in the stone bathtub in the en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a shower room, 2 single beds and spectacular mountain views. The spacious open-plan living area, with log fire, DSTV and DVD player, leads onto the patio with its own built-in barbecue. Self-Catering or Bed & Breakfast.
“Clump forming, low growing perennial with silver-grey variable foliage. The daisy-like flower heads which open in the sun come in a variety of colours eg. cream, light pink, deep pink, bronze, flame-red, orange and yellow.”
The most common form of the Gazania flower is yellow, and this is reflected in the sunny tones of the cottage's interior. The extended patio is an ideal place from which to savour the sunrise over the majestic Tsitsikamma mountains or to enjoy a sundowner next to the built-in barbecue.
The main Gazania bedroom has a king-size bed, en suite bathroom and its own fireplace, and French doors opening onto a north- facing private patio. The cosy second bedroom has 2 single beds and spectacular mountain views. The spacious open-plan living area, with log fire, DSTV and DVD player, leads through French doors onto the secluded patio. Enjoy spectacular mountain views as you barbecue on the vine covered patio. The well appointed kitchen will satisfy even the gourmet cook. Self-Catering or Bed & Breakfast.