South African Hotels
Address
The Crags
Plettenberg Bay 6602
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Leisure
R1480.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

The four-star Tarn Country House is beautifully situated within the the heart of the Garden Route, where the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua Mountains overlap and meet the Indian Ocean. This magnificent country retreat can be found between Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley, only 2 km from the spectacular coastline and sandy beaches of South Africa.

Accommodation

The hotel offers a choice of 8 charmingly decorated bedrooms:

  • 2 Twin bedded rooms
  • 6 Double bedded ( of which 3 Queen size and 3 King size)

Features and amenities include:

  • Top quality bed linen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances

Dining

Guests staying here, are invited to enjoy sumptuous breakfasts on the patio overlooking the forest with the beautiful Outeniqua Mountain range in the background. Delicious gourmet dinners are also available; they can be accompanied by fine South African and international wines.

Walking

The house is surrounded by numerous lovely walking trails that lead through the indigenous forests, down to Whiskey Creek, and along the ridge back towards the retreat's main gate. This trail provides the opportunity of seeing some of the amazingly diverse bird life, and small mammal species, such as bushbucks, grey duikers, porcupines, bush pigs, chacma baboons, and vervet monkeys. The bird-feeding table outside the reception is also a bird paradise, particularly in the morning.

Activities and Sightseeing places

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Polo
  • Horse Riding
  • Whale & Dolphin Boat trips
  • Sea & River Kayaking
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Game Parks and Game Drives
  • River Cruises
  • Beaches and Surfing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Para-sailing
  • Skydiving
  • Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
  • Local Township Tours

Directions

From Cape Town:

From Cape Town, follow the N2, pass Plettenberg Bay, remain on the N2 and from the Bitou River Bridge, just outside Plettenberg Bay, the Country House is located at a distance of 9.2 km on the left-hand side of the road. You will turn left at the 2nd Tarn Country House sign.

From Port Elizabeth:

From Port Elizabeth follow the N2. From the Tsitsikamma Toll Gate, Tarn is approximately 20 km on the right-hand side of the road. You will turn right at the 2nd Tarn Country House sign. Off the N2, +13 km outside of Plettenberg Bay, sign on the left coming from Plett's side (no street address).

Below detailed information about the Tarn Country House is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Terrace

Restaurants

Dining

Guests staying at the Tarn country retreat are invited to enjoy sumptuous breakfasts on the patio overlooking the forest with the beautiful Outeniqua Mountain range in the background. Delicious gourmet diners are also available which can be accompanied by fine South African and international wines.

Swimming

This Bed & Breakfast features a lovely swimming pool in the garden.

Nearby activities & attractions
  • The Elephant Sanctuary
  • Monkeyland
  • Birds of Eden
  • Explorer Ocean Adventures
  • Guided ferry trips up the Keurbooms River and view the spectacular forests from the comfort of the ferry
  • Polo - Plett has become well known as the "polo mecca" of South Africa
  • This is a bird watchers paradise. More than 260 species have been sited in this area
  • Two and four hour walks on the 350 million year old Robberg Peninsula, which has recently been declared a national monument
  • Numerous walks in and around Plettenberg Bay, Natures Valley, Stormsriver
  • Bungy jump, the highest jump in the world
  • Stormsriver Adventures and The Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Plenty of good rock angling sites as well as boat-based fly-fishing, early evening game fishind, traditional line fishing experience, etc.
  • Scenic Flights over Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, whale watching and charter flights
Walking and bird watching

The 4 star Tarn Country House is surrounded by numerous lovely walking trails which lead through the indigenous forests, down to Whiskey Creek, and along the ridge back towards the retreat main gate. This trail provides the opportunity of seeing some of the amazingly diverse bird life, and small mammal species, such as bushbuck, grey duikers, porcupines, bush pig, chacma baboons and vervet monkeys. The bird-feeding table outside the reception is also a bird's paradise, particularly in the morning.

  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Luggage storage

Available Rooms

Swallow

# Rooms:
1

The Swallow Room features:

  • Standard Twin room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1480
Double Room R1480

Canary

# Rooms:
1

The Canary Room features:

  • Standard Twin room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1480
Double Room R1480

Weaver

# Rooms:
1

The Weaver Room features:

  • Standard queen-size room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1480
Double Room R1480

Starling

# Rooms:
1

The Starling Room features:

  • Standard queen-size room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1480
Double Room R1480

Sunbird

# Rooms:
1

The Sunbird Room features:

  • Standard queen-size room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1480
Double Room R1480

Dove

# Rooms:
1

The Dove Room features:

  • Superior king-size room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1710
Double Room R1710

Oriole

# Rooms:
1

The Oriole Room features:

  • Superior king-size room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1710
Double Room R1710

Loerie

# Rooms:
1

The Loerie Room features:

  • Superior king-size room
  • Top quality bedlinen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater/Fan
  • Private Entrances
  • Welcome Drink
  • Garden Furniture outside entrances
Single Room R1710
Double Room R1710

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.964840

Longitude: 23.449484

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Memberships

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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