Hog Hollow Country Lodge

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The Hog Hollow Country Lodge The Crags enjoys a magnificent location near Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, overlooking the scenic and lush Matjies River Gorge.

Hog Hollow Lodge is built within the forest, this luxurious country retreat on the Garden Route provides a great escape from the city life where one can relax and enjoy the outdoors.

The outdoor swimming pool offers beautiful views of the surrounding forest and offers comfortable sun loungers while the indoor reading room offers a quiet haven. Set in the indigenous forest valley of the spectacular Tsitsikamma Mountains, this Country Lodge features private accommodation in sixteen suites. Bird watching enthusiasts can enjoy the Ficus lounge within the ancient fruit-laden tree and the areas prolific birdlife, making this the perfect place to relax.

At the centre of the Hog Hollow, Main House is the large dining room table where guests plan their daily activities and excursions over a delicious breakfast and unwind in the evening around a candle-lit table with mouth-watering gourmet delights. The outdoor boma provides a magnificent location for festive occasions.

Spread throughout the beautiful garden of the Hog Hollow Lodge are the sixteen spacious suites. Reflecting earthy colours to match the natural surroundings, both king and twin beds are available.

Handcrafted artefacts make for a welcoming decor, and a well-stocked bar and music is available in the rooms. The private wooden decks of each room invite for a relaxing time while listening to the beautiful sounds of a lush, forest valley humming with life.

Children of all ages are welcome to stay, and three double story suites are suitable for children aged 12 and under sharing a room with their parents. Babysitting, the first turn down with a glass of fresh milk, a Gingerbread man, children’s stories and a box of toys are available for children.

Due to the location of the Lodge on the edge of the Matjies River Gorge, therefore, are steep drops from balconies and decks. The family rooms at Hog Hollow do have specially designed terraces which are higher with vertical poles. The Hog Hollow Country Estate in South Africa features an unfenced swimming pool and unfenced dams.

The delicious farmhouse breakfasts are offered on the deck overlooking the mountains and forests, or near the fireplace on cooler days. A sumptuous breakfast buffet with lovely treats awaits guests.

In the Main House of the country, the estate is a large dining room table. Dinners at the Lodge usually start outside at the boma where guests can enjoy tasty little treats. As the day ends, the full splendour of the African stars shines down on the lodge deck making for an excellent setting. Guests are then welcome to dine and wine in the romantic, candle-lit main house. Guests who wish to enjoy private dining, many lovely spots are available at the Hog Hollow Country House.

Guests may benefit from the tranquillity at the lodge and refreshing swims in the pool on warm sunny days, relax in the sauna and read a book or take a scenic drive to one of the many surrounding sightseeing places.

Hog Hollow Country Lodge has an ideal location makes it an excellent accommodation option from where to explore the beautiful surroundings, towns as well as fantastic attractions including the Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, The Elephant Sanctuary, Birds of Eden and Monkeyland, to name but a few.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping

Facilities Available at Hog Hollow Country Lodge

  • Boma
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

More Information on Hog Hollow Country Lodge

FAQs about Hog Hollow Country Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Hog Hollow Country Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is Hog Hollow Country Lodge located?
The address of Hog Hollow Country Lodge is: Askop Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, 6600.