The Old Rectory | Your Luxurious Beach Retreat in Plettenberg Bay
Heritage Charm
Family Friendly
Local Secret
Tranquil Spa
Laidback Luxury

heritage charm & effortless comfort

The charming heritage building – a National Monument which has been immaculately restored and reimagined as an enchanting boutique hotel – comprises 18 stylish suites as well as a sparkling swimming pool with a deck shaded by ancient milkwoods, a tranquil in-house spa and a popular bistro-inspired restaurant. 

experience the old rectory

Immerse yourself in the oasis of elegance that is The Old Rectory, a tranquil hideaway amidst the bustling charm of Plettenberg Bay. With a rich history and vibrant present, your stay promises to be a memorable seaside adventure.

Restaurant 1777

Prepared with passion and great attention to detail, every meal at Restaurant 1777 is a cause for celebration. The menu takes inspiration from the remarkable local produce available on the Garden Route as well as the hotel's heritage as an important South African landmark.

The old rectory spa

Our tranquil in-house spa offers a range of treatments and therapies in which to indulge during your stay with us. From our Signature Journeys to performance-driven facials, aromatherapy massages and grooming rituals, every moment of your time in the spa is a celebration of self care.

Everything about this hotel is exceptional. The rooms are beautiful, spacious and very clean. The staff are friendly and attentive without being overly intrusive. The breakfast is delicious. The beach is a two minute walk away and there are tons of restaurants nearby. A tranquil retreat that I cannot recommend enough!
Freya S

How to get here

Plettenberg Bay is famous for its mild climate and family-friendly atmosphere as well as the opportunity to see marine mammals like whales, seals and dolphins enjoying the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. With its prime Garden Route location, it is an idyllic spot from which to explore this spectacular part of the world.