South African Hotels

Whalesong Hotel & Spa

1 Marine Drive
Plettenberg Bay 6600
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Hotel Type
Beach, Spa

The Whalesong Hotel & Spa is in the picturesque seaside village of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Surrounded by a verdant, landscaped garden and sweeping sea views, this four-star hotel sets a new standard for discerning travellers. Situated on the outskirts of this quaint coastal village on the Garden Route, the hotel is central to a multitude of diverse activities and landscapes.

Whale Song is a short drive from some of South Africa’s most spectacular beaches, indigenous forests, mountain passes and wildlife experiences, guests enjoy an extensive range of options for sightseeing. The town is a bustling centre of restaurants and shops, where friendly locals go out of their way to welcome you.

This hotel in Plettenberg Bay features 24 well-appointed rooms, dressed in tones which reflect the ocean. Each of the en-suite rooms also offers their private viewing deck, affording splendid views of the surrounding landscapes.

Hotel room features:

  • Ceiling fan
  • Television
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Mini-bar
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Babysitting service


  • Restaurant
  • Whalesong Bar
  • Conference rooms
  • Internet
  • Wedding and party venues
  • On-site parking
  • Garden
  • Spa
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fireplace
  • Wheelchair-friendly

The Whalesong hotel has three conference venues of varying sizes. The Boardroom accommodates 14 delegates, Monarch up to 70, and the Blue Morpho 150. All these venues have Internet access and state-of-the-art conferencing equipment.

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  • Adaptors
  • Balconies
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • CD player
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Computer points
  • DVD player
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Full DSTV Bouquet in each room
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • TV


@ Whales Restaurant - Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

The '@ Whales Restaurant' at Whalesong Hotel and Hydro in Plettenberg Bay, offers typical South African cuisine, served with warmth and attention to detail. The covered sundeck offers a more casual dining experience and is ideal for sundowners. The restaurant is fully licensed with a wide range of wines and spirits on offer.

Spa Facilities

The Health Spa at the Whalesong Hotel in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, provides guests with a tranquil place for relaxation.  The qualified therapists pamper and nurture the guest's mind, body and soul through massages, facials, the use of the steam room, a spa bath, body scrubs and wraps.  Pedicures, manicures, waxing and tinting are also available.


Guests can lap up the sun and enjoy a fresh dip in the garden swimming pool at the Whalesong Hotel in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.

Spa treatments

Von Zoe Salon & Spa at the Whalesong Hotel in Plettenberg Bay is a peaceful haven for a first class pampering. For hair care, visit The Greenhouse Hair Salon.

Nearby activities
  • 3 safe swimming beaches
  • marine safaris
  • elephant experiences
  • nature reserve hikes
  • mountain biking
  • interactive wildfire experiences
  • golf courses
  • bungee jumping.


Nearby attractions
  • Robberg Nature Reserve
  • Knysna
  • Monkey Land
  • Birds of Eden
  • Nature’s Valley
  • Keurboom’s River
  • Prince Alfred Pass.

Conferences at the Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

The Whalesong Hotel in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, features 3 conference facilities, catering to different sized groups. The ‘Boardroom’ accommodates 14 delegates, the ‘Monarch’ up to 70 and the ‘Blue Morpho’ can seat a maximum of 150.  All venues provide internet access and state of the art conferencing equipment.

  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Basketball field
  • Beach club
  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Boma
  • Bowling green
  • Business Centre
  • Cigar bar
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Conference venue
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • DVD Library
  • Garden
  • Garden Terrace
  • Hair salon
  • Hotel Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kid's Club
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Nearby Spa
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • The Bird hide
  • Travel desk
  • Wellness centre
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Doctor on call
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Laundry services
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

There are 24 luxurious en-suite rooms at the Whalesong Hotel and Hydro in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Each of these is styled in cool ocean hues and has private decks with sweeping views.

Hotel room features:

  • ceiling fan
  • television
  • satellite TV
  • tea and coffee station
  • mini-bar
  • en-suite bathroom
  • complimentary toiletries
  • hair dryer
  • telephone
  • baby-sitting service.
Single Room R1350
Double Room R1800

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.056426

Longitude: 23.370044


Directions to the Whalesong Hotel & Hydro in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa:

Driving from Knysna on the N2, turn right (from Port Elizabeth turn left) into Marine Drive at the Shell Ultra City.
The security entrance to Whalesong Hotel & Hydro is situated on the right.

1 Marine Drive
Plettenberg Bay 6600
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa.

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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