Plettenberg Park Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Plettenberg Bay
... and to the volunteer homes at Monkeyland. This then led to an extremely terrifying shopping trip. I think we were running late as food was just being thrown at us from every angle without having time for us to comprehend 1) the exchange rate 2) do we need it and lastly 3) do we even like it. I often didn’t know the answer to any of these questions but we’ve got it and as long as Stephanie was happy, I was happy and you never know, ...
I came to Storms River for one reason only - to visit, and jump off, the world's highest bungee jump. To this end, I pottered over to the bridge where this monstrosity is located, signed a few forms, and jumped off. As an aside, I've always enjoyed African safety forms. From a legal perspective. I'm a budding lawyer dontchaknow. In every country from Uganda to Lesotho the adventure companies try and limit their liability to zilch. Most go something like ...
... jumps and swimming as close as possible before jetting away. One of our guides was in the water with us taking pictures and keeping an eye out that we didn't drift too close to the rocks, the other remained on the boat- presumably on shark ...
... but nice. Lots of pine forests.
Went to a 1950's cafe late in the afternoon. Old classic chevs and pictures of Elvis and Marilyn Munroe. Tables in pink and white and an old jute box etc. And milkshakes!!!!! We had run out of time to do the canopy tour so had to settle for this
... psychotic'. I desperately wanted to shout 'I don't believe in fairies! I don't! I don't!' and knock one of the models over, but was convinced the owner would probably make me repent for my cynicism by braining me with a nearby garden troll, so I held my peace and left fairly rapidly.
Frankie (despite having to go round the Faerie Sanctuary a second time) enjoyed seeing the people she'd worked with in Swellendam, some of whom I met, but we both enjoyed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking