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Hunter’s Country House

South Africa, Plettenberg Bay

  • Spend your time relaxing in the beautiful gardens of the hotel
  • Enjoy modern interiors with thatched roofs and log cabins blending into the surrounding natural environment
  • A Cubs Corner makes this the ideal place for families
  • Relax in secluded tranquillity, while the lively Plettenberg Bay just 10km from the hotel


A home away from home, Hunter’s Country Lodge provides a tranquil retreat, combining personalised service with luxury five star amenities. Perfect for couples and families wanting a relaxing base from which to explore the Garden Route and Plettenberg Bay, spend your days exploring or simply enjoy the hotel’s facilities.

The local farmlands produce a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats and fresh seafood, all washed down with fine wines from the hotel’s cellar in one of the many excellent restaurants. Spend your days in the pretty gardens or by the pool before relaxing around fire in the traditional boma area in the evening.


Bars & Restaurants

Al Fresco Boma

A traditional South African Boma, enjoy a relaxing outdoor atmosphere with comfortable seating around the fireplace where you can end the day with a glass of South African wine. 

Dining Room

Breakfast is served in the bright conservatory, while light lunches can be enjoyed in the dining room or gardens. 

Zinzi Restaurant

A short stroll from the lodge, African décor combines with international influences in this cosy restaurant where you can enjoy relaxed dining and delicious gourmet meals. The bar is the perfect place to indulge in sundowners. 

Sage at Hunter’s

A la carte dishes are carefully created using local ingredients and can be enjoyed in the Sage restaurant. Wash down your delicious dinner with a bottle of fine wine from the hotel’s cellar.

Beach & Pools

Family Facilities

Cubs Corner

A children’s play area perfect for guests up to six year old, enjoy colouring, books and games. Babysitting services are also available on request. 

Teen Scene

Perfect for older children, the Teen Scene is a dedicated area filled with activities, as well as a TV and games. 

Spa & Wellness

About the location

A beachy town popular with local South Africans and Cape Town residents, Plettenberg Bay is a huge sweep of golden sands, home to plenty of activities and amenities. Sit back and relax on the beach, try surfing and other activities or watch dolphins, whales and sharks as they chase shoals of fish in the Atlantic Ocean.

Foodies will find plenty on offer in Plettenberg Bay, with gourmet restaurants serving a range of dishes using the freshest local ingredients. Wash these down with fine South African wines from the Garden Route’s many vineyards as you soak in the views of the town.

Transfer time
The nearest airport is Plettenberg Bay Airport, which is around 20 minutes away in the car. 
Terrace Room

Sleeps up to two adults

These five rooms all lead out to the hotel’s tranquil terrace area and enjoy a large en suite bathroom and easy access to the hotel’s swimming pool and boma.


Orchard Suite

Sleeps up to two adults

Contemporary design and spacious rooms are the perfect place to relax. Also enjoy air conditioning, a fireplace and an en suite with a separate bath and shower. 


Garden Suites

Sleeps up to two adults

12 cosy rooms with thatched roofs are elegantly decorated, with a private terrace and garden ideal for relaxation. 


Pool Suite

Sleeps up to two adults

Two pool suites offer large en suite bathrooms, a spacious bedroom, dressing room area and an outdoor shower. French doors open onto your patio or private sun deck where you can enjoy views of the hotel’s gardens.

Family Suite

Sleeps up to two adults and two children

Choose from three family suites, all of which have two bedrooms with en suites and private patios leading onto landscaped gardens. There is also air conditioning and a fireplace. 


Family Pool Suite

Sleeps up to two adults and two children

Set among the tranquil gardens of Hunter’s Country Lodge, each of the two bedrooms has its own large en suite, as well as luxurious décor and comfortable amenities. Enjoy a private patio, as well as air conditioning and a fireplace. 


Sovereign Experiences

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The Best of South Africa Self Drive

Enjoy the freedom of a self-driving holiday coupled with Sovereign’s expertise as you explore South Africa’s famed Garden Route

Begin with a stay in a private game reserve before enjoying a classic self-driving tour of South Africa’s iconic Garden Route, as well as the beautiful Cape Town and some of the world’s most famous vineyards. Experience some of the most incredible views in Africa as you explore this stunning area of the world.

View the South Africa Self Drive itinerary

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Lindsay J, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 15 2019
We booked Hunter's Country for 4 nights last week . We have dined at Zinzi a year ago which was one of our reasons for booking . The situation between Knysna and Plettenburg Bay was our second...
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vonniek1953, Derby, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 15 2019
I can't sing the praises of Hunter's Country House enough. We had the most wonderful experience. The staff were amazing and the attention to detail exceptional. We ate in all three restaurants during...
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