Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages




property type

Country House

Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages

N2 Between Knysna & Plettenberg Bay, 6600 Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

pet friendly

Free Wifi

swimming pool

Swimming Pool

free parking

Free Parking




1 swimming pool, Bar, BBQ, Free parking, Free WiFi, Non smoking rooms, Tea/coffee maker in all rooms


Plettenberg Bay

About Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages

Our Plettenberg Bay Country House is a big Cape Dutch style Guest House which includes 4 double deluxe bedrooms and 1 double exceptional luxury bedroom – each with complete en-suite bathroom. Gourmet breakfasts and dinners, upon request, are offered in the outdoor dining area.

There are log fires in both the formal and casual rooms, as well as a large outside terrace where visitors may dine while taking in views of the mountains.

All of the bed – and – breakfast bedrooms are entitled after one of our gorgeous local flowers.

Crassula Room

Crassula is a north facing first floor luxury bedroom with a king-size bed and an en suite bathroom. The Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains may be seen well from this room. Listen to the dawn chorus of the many Plettenberg Bay bird species as you lie in bed each morning.

Felicia Room

Located on the first floor, Felicia has a king-size bed and an en suite bathroom with a north/west facing orientation. From your bed, you can see the magnificent Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains. Relax on your own terrace and see the wonderful African sunsets.

This north faced ground floor exceptional luxury bedroom, features French doors leading onto a porch which overlooks our garden. The extra big king-size bed may be set up as 2 three quarter beds if desired. The bathroom has a window that looks out into a lovely courtyard.

Polygala Room

The Polygala room is a facing south ground floor deluxe bedroom with an extra big king-size bed that may be split up into 2 three quarter mattresses if required. There includes a contemporary en suite bathroom. Lie back and experience the quiet and tranquillity of the surrounding fynbos.

Plumbago Room

The Polygala room is indeed a south facing ground floor deluxe bedroom with an extra big king-size bed that may be made up into 2 three quarter beds if required. There includes a contemporary en suite bathroom. Lie back and experience the quiet and tranquillity of the surrounding fynbos.

Sparaxis Room

Sparaxis is a beautiful west oriented first floor room. The extra big king-size bed may be set up as 2 three quarter beds if desired. Relax on your own terrace and see the wonderful African sunsets.

Self Catering Cottages & Studio/Apartment

One studio / apartment and three two-bedroom cottages make up our Luxury Self-Catering Plettenberg Bay Accommodation. Each large Plettenberg Bay Cottage is fully furnished, has two baths, and accommodates up to 5 people in comfort and luxury. The Studio / Apartment is a big (70 sq. metres) north facing studio/apartment appropriate for two people. It features a private entrance and a balcony with unobstructed views of the mountains, and it is located on the first floor of the Country House. Self-catering guests have access to a well-equipped kitchen, and those who want to dine in may do so at the Country House’s breakfast and dinner stations.

Apart from the stylish furniture, there are log fireplaces in the parlor and main bedroom for the colder nights, and a secluded patio with a built-in BBQ. Each of our Plettenberg Bay bungalows as well as the studio/apartment are all nicknamed after one of our gorgeous indigenous flowers. Although our cottages are fully prepared for self cooking, breakfasts and meals are offered by appointment at our Country House. Meals may also be served to the cottages.

Virgilia Apartment

Self-catering visitors will like Virgilia’s large living and eating areas, as well as its master bedroom and bathroom, both of which are equipped with showers and bathtubs. The Country House may serve you breakfast and supper if you make prior arrangements.

Awake in this beautiful retreat to view the sun rising over the spectacular Tsitsikamma Mountains!

Aristea Cottage

Self-catering or bed & breakfast visitors may stay in this north-facing property in groups of five. King-sized bed in the master bedroom with fireplace and French doors leading out to deck. In your en suite bathroom, relax in a stone bathtub and take in the solitude and quiet. A shower room and two single beds are provided in the second bedroom.

A cozy log fire, DSTV, and a DVD player can be found in the room’s big and inviting sitting area. The patio has a built-in BBQ and unobstructed views of the surrounding countryside.

The Clivia Cottage

The Clivia flower’s peach hues adorn the Clivia cabin, which has a north/west exposure with a table and chairs made of natural Yellowwood. An excellent option to air conditioning during hot weather is to use the ceiling fans in the living room and bedrooms as a cooling device. Guests wanting complete peace and quiet will appreciate the private garden accessible from the master bedroom.

French doors go out to the terrace from the master bedroom’s king-size bed and its own log fireplace. Savour the calm and tranquillity when relaxing in the stone bathtub in the en suite bathroom. The second bedroom features a bathroom area, 2 single beds and great mountain views. The big open-plan living space, with log fire, DSTV and DVD player, opens onto the patio with its own built-in barbeque.

Gazania Cottage

In the cottage’s bright interior, the yellow Gazania bloom, the most frequent type, is mirrored in the most prevalent coloration. Enjoy the dawn over the spectacular Tsitsikamma mountains from the expanded terrace, or a sundowner by the built-in BBQ.

The main Gazania bedroom includes a king size bed, private bathroom bathroom with its own fireplace, and French doors leading onto a north- facing secluded patio. The charming second bedroom features 2 beds and great mountain views. The huge open-plan living space, with fire place, DSTV with DVD player, extends via French doors onto the quiet patio. While grilling on the vine-covered terrace, take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The nicely fitted kitchen would delight even the gourmet chef.

Sightseeing & Things To Do In Plettenberg Bay

If you’re looking for an amazing African adventure, look no further than Plettenberg Bay in South Africa! This beautiful coastal town offers plenty of activities and attractions to keep you busy. From nature reserves and sanctuaries to puzzle parks and game drives, there’s something for everyone in Plettenberg Bay. Read on for our top ten picks of things to do in this incredible town.

Robberg Nature Reserve

Robberg Nature Reserve Near Plettenberg Bay

This nature reserve is a must-visit for any nature lover. With towering cliffs, pristine beaches, and plenty of hiking trails to explore, you’ll definitely want to add Robberg Nature Reserve to your itinerary.

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

The Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre is a great place to learn about the local wildlife. You can even get up close and personal with some of the animals, like cheetahs, lions, and monkeys!

Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

As the name suggests, Monkeyland is a sanctuary for primates. This unique attraction allows you to see these amazing animals in their natural habitat.

Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park is a must-see for any nature lover. With its lush forests, stunning waterfalls, and hiking trails, you’ll be able to explore all that this national park has to offer.

Elephant Sanctuary The Crags

Elephant Sanctuary The Crags

The Elephant Sanctuary at The Crags is a great place to learn about these majestic animals. You’ll even get the chance to feed them!

Plett Saturday Market

Plett Saturday Market

Make this your Saturday hangout spot, where you can relax beneath our huge oak tree, have a great breakfast, and browse our many various art and craft booths while listening to popular background music given by our skilled DJ. Bring the entire family, visit with old friends, or make some new ones at our rural market that has everything you need.

Plett Puzzle Park

Plett Puzzle Park

Plett Puzzle Park is a one-of-a-kind attraction that provides interactive amusement for people of all ages and is conveniently located in the middle of South Africa’s stunning Garden Route.

The first ever life-size 3D MAZE to be constructed in South Africa, as well as an exhilarating and one-of-a-kind FOREST PUZZLE WALK, are their two primary attractions. These activities are intended for guests of all ages to engage in, and provide them with an opportunity for, physical and mental stimulation while also being amusing, instructive, and reasonably priced. They also provide a fantastic variety of games and puzzles that are appropriate for people of all ages and are available for purchase. Our events are completely one of a kind and are designed to be enjoyable for both young children and their parents. “A maze, is a maze, is a maze?”. Be wary, since the unconventional layout of our labyrinth distinguishes it from other mazes of its kind and throws off the majority of people who embrace the challenge it presents.

Nature’s Way Farm Stall

Natures Way Farm Store

The Nature’s Way Farm is located on the Garden Route, a scenic 21 minutes drive from Plettenberg Bay. The farm is surrounded by cows, gardens, and meadows, and it offers stunning scenery of the Tsitsikamma highlands.

On an operational dairy farm, which first opened its doors in 2001, you’ll find our time-honored, family-run farm stand known as Nature’s Way. Our forte is in the production of cheeses, both domestic and foreign. Come on over to their veranda for a snack or a light supper (Cheese Tapas are one of their house specialties)!

Wolf Sanctuary

Tsitsikamma Wolf Sanctuary

The Tsitsikamma Wolf Sanctuary is a not-for-profit organization located in the Eastern Cape that serves as a refuge for wolves who have been neglected or abandoned. Through a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in which you will have the chance to meet and engage with our wolves, it is our mission to raise awareness, enlighten and educate tourists about the plight of wolves. When guests come to visit our sanctuary, they will have the opportunity to participate in educational guided tours, take in breathtaking vistas, and have fun as a family.

Birds of Eden

Birds Of Eden Plett

The one-of-a-kind dome at Birds of Eden is two hectares and is the biggest of its kind in the world. It is situated over an indigenous forest canyon. At the moment, it is home to more than 3,500 birds belonging to over 280 different species, with the primary emphasis being placed on African birds. Self-directed tours are the default option for visitors at Birds of Eden; however, guided excursions are available upon request.

Plettenberg Bay is an incredible town with plenty to offer visitors. From nature reserves and sanctuaries to puzzle parks and game drives, there’s something for everyone in Plettenberg Bay. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today!

Recommended Restaurants

Thanks to its popularity, Plett also has numerous restaurants, cafes and bars that offer a wide range of dishes for all budgets. If you are already at the sea, you should of course grab a table with a beautiful view. Here are some of our favourites:

The Look Out Deck
This restaurant is a must in Plettenberg Bay. The Look Out Deck offer a culinary masterpiece of dishes, but the best part about it is the view of the crescent-shaped beach at Plett and the surfers. The restaurant is highly recommended at sunset; you can sit together romantically and treat yourself to a glass of wine while enjoying the breathtaking view.
Contact: lookout.co.za

Off The Hook Seafood Café
This Plettenberg Bay restaurant offers delicious, affordable seafood dishes. The atmosphere is relaxed and the decor has a French touch. Of course, you can not only have dinner there but also have a wonderful breakfast and lunch.
Contact: offthehookplett.co.za

Bramon Restaurant
A visit to the Bramon Wine Estate should not be missed. The winery has an excellent restaurant and lunch is the favourite with the guests. You will dine right next to the vineyards and on the table is a great selection of different tapas, fresh bread, delicious tapenade and South African specialities such as “bobotiloempia” and springbok carpaccio. Don’t forget to reserve, the earlier the better.
Contact: bramonwines.co.za

Zinzi is located in the woods of Harkerville and is about ten minutes drive from Plettenberg. The reviews on Tripadvisor are very positive and say that Zinzi is simply great, the food tastes delicious, the location is perfect and the restaurant has a cosy and intimate atmosphere. Right next to the restaurant you will find the Tsala Treetop Lodge, which is one of the most luxurious guesthouses near Plettenberg Bay.
Contact: zinzi.hunterhotels.com

Seafood The Plettenberg
As the name suggests, this hotel/restaurant mainly serves seafood. Chef Peter Tempelhoff gets his fresh produce from local suppliers and makes his dishes a real sensation. Together with the wonderful view of the bay, this is a restaurant for a great evening in Plett.
Contact: collectionmcgrath.com/plett/

Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages

N2 Between Knysna & Plettenberg Bay, 6600 Plettenberg Bay, South Africa


About Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay’s pristine golden sand beaches are the perfect place to relax, explore and indulge! Rent a sea kayak to get up close and personal with the playful, resident bottle nosed dolphins or take a breathtaking whale watching tour to spot some of the majestic creatures that visit our shores. If you’re feeling active, you can go mountain biking or hiking in one of the area’s many spectacular nature reserves, like Robberg Nature Reserve. For a more leisurely day, spend some time at the luxurious Beacon Island Hotel, lounging by the pool and soaking up the sun. Don’t forget to explore the beach for gorgeous Plett Pansy shells! And be sure to sample the delicious local cuisine at Enricos Beach Resturant or Emily Moon River Lodge. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in beautiful Plettenberg Bay.

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Plettenberg Bay, ZA
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temperature icon 14°C
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Humidity 57 %
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Sunrise: 7:26 am
Sunset: 5:39 pm

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