South African Hotels

Hunters Country House

Pear Tree Farm
Plettenberg Bay 6600
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Hotel Type

Current Specials

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Hunters Country House Reviews & Information

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The Hunter's Country House is a fabulous five-star country hotel situated on an expansive estate, midway between the favourite holiday towns of Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, along with the scenic Garden Route. This luxury retreat is a testament to style and gracious hospitality, accommodating guests in a selection of beautifully appointed cottages set in beautiful gardens, and providing the very highest standard of cuisine.

There are 19 luxurious suites, each of which has been lovingly decorated and designed with a distinct charm all of its’ own.  Each suite has a private patio & garden area while some also have a plunge pool.  There are five thatched Garden Suites, and 7 Superior Garden Suites discreetly positioned along a fragrant garden path – with interiors dressed in plush linens and soothing tones, complemented by antiques and chandeliers.

Room types:

  • Garden Suite
  • Superior Garden Suite
  • De Luxe Pool Suite
  • Master Suite
  • Garden Family Suite

The 4 Family Suites each have two spacious bedrooms, are beautifully appointed and provide a slightly more extensive patio with a parasol. Two spacious Deluxe Pool Suites each have separate lounge and dining areas and satellite television.  The outdoor patio area includes a sundeck and plunge pool.  Additionally, the rooms boast dressing rooms, larger bathrooms, and an outdoor shower.

The most significant suites at Hunter's is the Forest Suite, nestled discreetly in a private and luxuriant garden. Inside you will find a beautiful split-level dining & lounge area leading to an outdoor entertainment area with a plunge pool.  This suite inner leads onto one of the Superior Garden Suites, thereby being transformed into a spacious holiday home the whole family can enjoy.

Standard amenities in all suites include:

  • Fireplace
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Gown and slippers
  • Exclusive toiletries
  • International adapters
  • Umbrella
  • Laundry and pressing services
  • Minibar
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Air-conditioning


  • Restaurant
  •  Bar
  •  Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sundeck
  • Gardens
  • Wedding Chapel
  • Conference room


  • Room service
  • Shuttle bus & airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Babysitting & Child services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Shoeshine
  • Meeting & Banquet facilities


Guests are most welcome to book luxurious spa treatments in the comfort of their very own suite.  The highly professional staff are well-equipped to provide a variety of wellness, beauty and massage treatments that will leave guests feeling revitalised and relaxed – the perfect way to round off a day of exciting sightseeing or to prepare for a special night out.

Surroundings: activities and attractions

The town of Knysna is a frequent recipient of the most favoured destination alongside a beautiful coastal estuary that enters the ocean through a narrow, rocky channel known as the Heads; the town positively begs to be explored. There are dozens of interesting shops, restaurants, and exciting art galleries to be visited. Likewise, there are abundant fun activities in and around the town catering to all tastes and interests.

Various sporting facilities lie in proximity to the Hunter's Country House such as bungee-jumping, sky-diving, adventure sports or cycling, or, at a more relaxed pace. The towns have several world-class golf courses; including Pezula and Simola, rated by many as among the most stunning scenery in the country. There are also numerous opportunities for anglers, whether opting for the excitement of the deep-sea or fly-fishing in the estuary and rivers.

The town of Plettenberg Bay, 10km east of Hunter's Country House, has long been a favourite holiday destination in South Africa.  Situated in the beautiful Garden Route, which stretches along the southern coast of the country, the town overlooks a beautiful horseshoe-shaped bay between mountains to the north and the imposing Robberg Peninsula to the south. The city is on a tourism hub and as such, there is an impressive selection of restaurants offering a variety of cuisine and settings. There are also numerous interesting shops and markets at which to find that perfect souvenir of your visit.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Local and International Newspapers
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor Heating



Dining at this Hotel has become one of the must dos of the Garden Route. The welcoming Grand Old Homestead is decorated with opulent fabrics and sparkling chandeliers while rolling gardens flank the Hunter's Country House. The gourmet menu changes weekly, allowing the chef to make use of fresh, seasonal ingredients. International trends and combined with traditional South African dishes to create meals that are full of flavour. The Hotel has been awarded the Diners Club Platinum Award in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and the Achievement award for consistently remaining in the Top 10 restaurants of the Garden Route.

The Conservatory

This Restaurant is set in a sunny glasshouse. This exquisite location is where guests can enjoy breakfasts of sliced fruit and an abundant hot buffet.


The picnics are guaranteed to be full of flavor while picture-perfect presentation is also ensured. Guests can enjoy a packed lunch on a hike in the surrounding area or a more formal spread set among the spring flowers. Picnics are prepared in advance upon request.

Spa Facilities

Spa treatments include:

  • Aromatherapy Massages - A rhythmic massage with essential oils. This gentle treatment is ideal for relaxation.
  • Holistic Massages - This massage manipulates the soft tissues of the body, encouraging the release of tension from the muscular and nervous systems.
  • Hot Stone Massages - Volcanic stones are used to release tissue fluids, stimulating circulation and releasing tight, contracted muscles.
  • Reflexology - This massage pinpoints certain reflex points on the feet.  Energy flow is restored, allowing the body to heal properly.
  • Shiatsu - Assisted-stretching techniques stimulate circulation. Shiatsu releases toxins and tension, allowing deep relaxation.
  • Indian Head & Shoulder Massages - This treatment focuses on the upper back, shoulders, neck, scalp and face. This treatment also helps strengthen the hair.

Nearby activities & attractions
  • Keurbooms River Ferries - A houseboat trip up the Keurbooms River gorge.
  • Ocean Blue Adventures - Marine encounters where guests are likely to see whales, dolphins and seals.
  • African Ramble - Scenic small aircraft flights over Tsitsikamma forest and the coastline.
  • Treetop Canopy Tours - Zip-lining through a canopy of trees in the Tsitsikamma forest.
  • Quad biking rides
  • Horse riding
  • Monkeyland - A free-roaming primate sanctuary.
  • Birds of Eden - A free flight aviary which is set in an indigenous forest with waterfalls and elevated walkways.
  • Elephant Sanctuary - Guests can interact, touch, feed and walk with the elephants.
Forest walks

Guests can indulge in relaxing forest walks. An abundance of bird life and a variety of indigenous fauna and flora can be found in the forest surrounding the lodge.


The Hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool for guests to enjoy.

Spa treatments
  • Aromatherapy Massages
  • Holistic Massages
  • Hot Stone Massages
  • Reflexology
  • Shiatsu
  • Indian Head & Shoulder Massages


The Boardroom can accommodate a maximum of 12 delegates. 

Conference equipment includes:

  • Data Projector
  • Screen
  • Computer
  • Flip Chart

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Children's playground
  • Conference venue
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Laundry services
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Terrace Room

Single Room R1320
Double Room R1900

Orchard Suite

Single Room R2730
Double Room R3660

Garden Suite

# Rooms:

Eight thatched Garden Cottages are available at the Hunter's Country House near Plettenberg Bay. Each cottage is privately positioned in the gorgeous country gardens. Plush fabrics decorate the interior of each Garden Cottage in a calming color palette of neutral tones.

Garden Cottage features include:

  • Fireplace
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower 
  • A garden patio with table and chairs
Single Room R3710
Double Room R4970

Pool Suite

# Rooms:

These Suites offers a lounge and dining area, large flat-screen TV and a stone patio.

De Luxe Pool Suites features include:

  • Fireplace
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower 
  • A garden patio with table and chairs
Single Room R5920
Double Room R7910

Family Pool Suite

Single Room R8790
Double Room R8790

Family Suite

# Rooms:

The two Garden Family Suites feature a main entrance hall, dining room, lounge with sleeper sofa, television and DVD player, a children's bathroom, wardrobe and room for an additional single bed.

Garden Family Suites feature:

  • Fireplace
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower 
  • A garden patio with table and chairs
Single Room R6210
Double Room R6210

Hunters Country House Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Stay for 7 nights at Hunter's Country House and pay for 5 nights only. Valid for travel 1 May - 31 July 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 May - 31 July 2019
  • Valid for Room Types: Orchard Suites, Garden Suires, Pool Suites, Family Suites

Stay for three relaxing nights at the Hunters Country Lodge, and only pay for two nights. Enjoy one free night.

This offer is available for travel 1 May - 31 July 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 May - 31 July 2019
  • Valid for Room Types: Orchard Suites, Garden Suires, Pool Suites, Family Suites

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.052610

Longitude: 23.275328

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