The Tarn is four-star country House is in the heart of the Garden Route on the South African Coastline. Tarn is a beautiful little hideaway located in the Crags. The Crags is between Tsitsikamma Forest and the Outeniqua Mountains.
This magnificent Plettenberg 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.
Tarn Hotel guests 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 excellent South African and international wines.
The hotel offers a choice of 8 charmingly decorated bedrooms:
Features and amenities include:
The house is surrounded by numerous lovely walking trails that lead through the Crags indigenous forests, down to Whiskey Creek, and along the ridge back towards the retreat's main gate. This path 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.
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 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 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).