Discover many kinds of creature thanks to Plettenberg Bay's rich eco-system. Experience close encounters with whales, seals, dolphins and other incredible sealife that make their home in Plettenberg Bay whilst onboard a boat. As for land-based wildlife encounters, take a trip to Monkeyland, a sanctuary for eighteen different species of primates, of which many roam freely in the twelve-hectare forest. Visitors can join the monkeys in the forest for a 'monkey safari', while just next door is the superb Birds of Eden, said to be the largest aviary in the world. Get close to majestic African Elephants at the Elephant Sanctuary, where visitors can feed, touch and ride them.
Plettenberg Bay boasts one of the most attractive golden beaches in South Africa, where you can view whales and experience amazing and popular activities such as surfing, skimboarding and kayaking. Plettenberg is said to possess the second most temperate climate in the world, which is very good news for beach goers as it can be visited all year-round and is just steps away from the hotel's doorstep. Robberg 5 is popular for swimming or take a gentle stroll along the pristine stretch of coastline at Keurboomstrand - it is simply a beach lover's paradise.
Spa & Wellness
Carchele Spa is perfect for those in need of the ultimate in relaxation and pampering. The spa's philosophy is to combine the goodness of nature with professional skin and body treatments performed by internationally qualified and experienced Beauty Therapists.
Activities available locally include golf, wine estate tours and whale and dolphin-watching. The backdrop of the hotel is the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains, which include fifteen private and public nature reserves.