If your idea of a perfect holiday tends more towards recharging and relaxation than spinning from adventure to adventure, and if you’re more comfortable in a quiet corner of the garden with a good book than a fashionable hotel lobby, then we’ve got you covered with these cozy cottages, cabins and lodges.


Aardmore Greens offers self-catering accommodation in the tranquil Harkerville Forest area of Plettenberg Bay. Ideal for exploring the Garden Route region, the cottages are located between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna. The cottages are modern and stylish, providing a perfect blend of convenience and near-pristine surroundings for a truly refreshing holiday experience.


Clift Cottage is a conveniently located unit offering accommodation for up to four people. The sunny cottage is well equipped and very central, so visitors can explore all that Plettenberg Bay has to offer with beaches and town just four-minutes’ drive or twenty-minutes’ walk from the cottage. Recharge on the sun-drenched patio with lovely valley and mountain views.


Immerse yourself in nature on Coral Tree Cottages’ 24-hectare estate. This is holiday-making at its best with spacious thatched cottages, fully equipped and serviced daily. Birdlife abounds, the swimming pool is set in landscaped gardens and guests receive free entry into nearby Adventureland Water Park. Summer or winter, Coral Tree Cottages is a place to stay a bit longer…take a walk, read a book and have a braai – the forest is calling.


Adventurous families, school groups and corporate teams will love their stay at Ingwe Forest Adventures. Surrounded by pristine indigenous forest and abundant plant, bird and animal life and set on 200 hectares, Ingwe is an ideal location for an invigorating holiday experience. Ingwe also caters for weddings and conferences, outdoor adventure and conservation activities and includes a Teambuilding and Adventure Centre, offering exciting adventures both on- and off-site to allow visitors to get the most of their Plett holiday.


Reignite your creativity and find peace at Madon Studio self-catering apartment. This warm and open north-facing apartment features modern décor with an artistic flair. A private entrance, garden and wooden deck overlooking the valley and forest ensure that this is the perfect hideaway for your holiday.


If you can’t decide whether to be closer to the beach or the forest, then Piesang Valley Lodge is an ideal option for you! Set amongst 15 acres of indigenous vegetation, Piesang Valley Lodge is close to Plett Golf Club and our most popular beaches, while still maintaining breathtaking views across the valley to the ocean. You get the best of both worlds!


Perfectly situated to explore Plettenberg Bay, Tsitsikamma, Nature’s Valley and the Crags, Redford House is an historic country house situated at the foot of the Tsitsikamma Mountains. Enjoy the surrounding scenery, Fynbos, forest and mountains, in addition to the Whiskey Creek Nature Reserve and Tsitsikamma National Park, make this an excellent choice for birders, hikers and eco-tourists! And don’t forget the nearby wine estates and polo fields! Redford house itself is located on a 50 acre nature reserve and was built by early settlers to the area – a cosy, comfortable and relaxing stay!


Born from a love of horses and the beautiful valleys of the Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Tamodi Lodge and Stables offers a luxurious stay in beautiful natural surroundings. The carefully designed main house and stables offer a peaceful setting that forms part of a natural conservancy area and a working equestrian farm. Hikers and mountain bikers will find the trails in the surrounding area to be both varied and quite lovely. We recommend taking in the views from the rimflow pool or reclining with a book in the library.


Set in a private nature reserve and bordering on the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve, Alkantmooi lives up to its name: “beautiful on all sides” in Afrikaans. Alkantmooi can truly say that it offers some of the most spectacular views in Plettenberg Bay and, while easily accessible, feels wonderfully secluded as a self-catering luxury apartment. On a clear day, you could see forever!