The Plettenberg has been built on a rocky headland with breathtaking vistas of the sea, mountains, and miles of golden sand. The 38 luxury rooms and suites are all air-conditioned and offer a truly idyllic and indulgent experience. There are two swimming pools, one of which is heated, and both visually flow into the ocean below. Dolphins and whales can be spotted in the bay from the hotel terraces. The mood is relaxed, the décor stylish contemporary, and the food modern South African. Carchele Spa is perfect for those in need of the ultimate in relaxation and pampering. The ambience is serene, light music, diffused aroma essences and dimmed lights create the prerequisite for ultimate relaxation. Other hotel facilities include an award winning wine cellar, stocked with a selection of the best local wines and available for special occasion private dining, and a gift shop which offers a unique selection of specialty items and clothing from the area. For the more adventurous there are numerous excursions and activities within close proximity to the hotel.