Lush indigenous vegetation and forests framed by majestic mountain ranges on the one side and the Indian Ocean with its pristine white beaches on the other make the Garden Route one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa.
Hog Hollow Country Lodge is situated in a private nature reserve, only 18 km east of Plettenberg Bay, and provides guests with an ideal base to explore the Garden Route, and its myriad of attractions.
The main house is where it all happens and, apart from the dining room, includes 3 lounge areas; one leading out to the sun drenched deck area and on down to the pool, whilst the other offers the privacy to use the internet and keep in contact with friends and family. The third is situated near the Cape Ficus Tree growing through the deck, perfect for spotting birds coming to feed off the fruit in the tree.
In the evenings, superb dinners are served around the communal table in the convivial comfort of the candle-lit dining room.
Sixteen uniquely individual rooms offer uninterrupted views over the indigenous forests and Tsitsikamma Mountains. Each room has a private wooden deck, fitted with its own hammock and wooden furniture overlooking the forest and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower.
The Villa is about 400 meters from the main lodge, and is a 3 bedroomed double storey house with extraordinary views of the valley. The house opens up onto a private infinity pool and wooden decks.
Featured Special Offer sa-04759
Stay for 3 nights for the price of 2 iin a Suite at Hog Hollow Country Lodge in The Garden Route.
Stay for 4 nights for the price of 3 in a Villa at Hog Hollow Country Lodge in The Garden Route.
Valid: 1 December 2019 - 19 December 2019.
Book Before: 15 December 2019.
Example price for 2 people staying 4 nights from:
Example price based on staying in a Villa between 1 September 2019 and 19 December 2019.
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All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Hog Hollow Country Lodge can be included in you own dream holiday.
Shamwari Safari and Garden Route Explorer
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The Klein Karoo
Southern Sun Waterfront
Destination: South Africa.
Feel the heartbeat of nature as you watch for whales from the shoreline, and explore a Big 5 game reserve in an open 4x4 safari vehicle. Take in all the sights along the Garden Route, and spend a morning with meerkats. It is a lot to pack in - hence why the trip is 15 nights!
This is a 15 night itinerary including Port Elizabeth, Shamwari Game Reserve, The Garden Route, The Klein Karoo, Hermanus and Cape Town.
On this holiday, you'll go on an unforgettable safari in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, tracking wild animals deep into the bush. You'll also drive the famous Garden Route and stay in a private forested reserve near the wide sandy beaches of Plettenberg Bay. After that, you'll head to the pretty village of Franschhoek, staying at a real 'home from home' boutique guest house where nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Finally, you end in Cape Town where you can wake to the sound of gentle waves breaking in the background.
This is a 14 night itinerary including Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, The Garden Route, The Cape Winelands and Cape Town.
*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.
Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.
Guest Rating: 4.8 / 5.0 based on 10 ratings
Hog Hollow was outstanding - definitely on our list to go back to when weather slightly warmer.
Have to mention Hog Hollow as well as the views are stunning!!
Hog Hollow was outstanding in every respect.
Can’t recommend Hog Hollow enough, terrific staff, great setting and the food and wine were excellent ...
Simon and Jane Hole
All went very smoothly. Had an amazing time – really the holiday of a lifetime for us – so far at least. Sante Winelands Hotel is absolutely outstanding – they upgraded us to a “Manor Room” and it really is the most amazing location for relaxation, the Spa was fab. Hog Hollow in Plett was fantastic. Andy, the owner was extremely helpful, sent me to his brothers bar for the Ireland vs SA match etc! We had 5 great nights there and room was great (one of the 3 new cabins). We managed to do something different and great every day. Food is also very good there. Gorah was what you’d expect! It was the highlight of Catherine’s trip as she loved the drives. Food was good, accommodation lovely – very worthwhile.
Hog Hollow Country Lodge Location.
Directions For Drivers
From Cape Town/Hermanus/The Winelands/Swellendam/Wilderness/Knysna: Follow the N2 to Plettenberg Bay. About 18 km past Plettenberg Bay, you will see a brown Road Department Information sign saying Hog Hollow/Barnyard. At the sign, turn right off the highway. This tarred farm road is called the Askop Road. Hog Hollow is 1.3 km further along on the left.
From Oudtshoorn: Depart Oudtshoorn along the R62 / N12 road towards George. Travel over the Outeniqua Pass and travel through George, connecting onto the N2 Motorway. Follow the directions above, passing through Wilderness and Knysna en route to Plettenberg Bay.
From Port Elizabeth: Take the N2 to Plettenberg Bay. Approximately 18 km before Plettenberg Bay, you will see a brown Road Department Information sign saying Hog Hollow/Barnyard. At the sign, turn left off the highway. This tarred farm road is called the Askop Road. Hog Hollow is 1.3 km further along on the left.
General Information For Guests
The suites are situated in the gardens of the Main Lodge. They all have a lounge area and a private wooden deck, a fireplace, mini-bar, tea/coffee station, ceiling fan and wall heaters.
The Loft Suites are double storey accommodation and are also situated in the gardens of the Main Lodge. They have a lounge area and private wooden decks on the upper and lower levels, as well as mini-bar, tea/coffee station, ceiling fan and wall heaters. The Loft Suites are used for families and can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children aged 12 and under. Parents are accommodated upstairs in the master bedroom (with en-suite bathroom), while the children are accommodated downstairs in the lounge area. In the evening the double sleeper couch and an ottoman, which is slightly shorter than a single bed, but wider, are made up for the children.
The 3 bedroomed Villa at Hog Hollow is 400m from the Main Lodge overlooking the forests and mountains and includes a games room, swimming pool (unfenced), barbeque facilities and a central eating area.
The 4 bedroomed Forest Villa is next door, and has a open plan lounge area with TV and fireplace. There is also a wooden deck, a swimming pool (unfenced), and a fully stocked honesty bar.
Babysitting and laundry services are available on request (additional cost).
Credit cards are accepted.
The Main Lodge has a swimming pool, secure parking, bar and restaurant (serving light lunches and set 3 course evening dinner if required), 24 hour security and secure parking.
There is mobile phone connectivity and complimentary internet access.
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