Hog Hollow Lodge


Located at only twenty kilometre’s distance from Plettenberg Bay, the Hog Hollow Country Estate is set among the spectacular mountains of the Tsitsikamma Forest.


The mesmerizing view out over the mountains and forests reaching for the horizon is the by far the most notable characteristic of the estate. Honeymooners and guests seeking a quite retreat are perfectly well-advised to choose the Hog Hollow and the cosy comfort it offers.


The estate is a great starting point for many exciting excursions read more » to the pristine nature of the hinterland. Both the Tsitsikamma National Park in the East and the small country town Knysna in the West merit a trip.


An insider’s tip for nature lovers who value superb accommodation in an intact environment, the Hog Hollow Country Estate offers exceptionally good value for money: just about five star luxury for the price of four stars.


The exquisite house is especially well-known for its first-rate restaurant and the attentive, friendly service it extends to each and every one of its guests.


On a fine day, breakfast will be served on the viewing platform, seasoned with the breathtaking view of the forest; on colder or rainy days, a crackling fire in the mail building will provide comfort in the cold morning hours. The flickering light of the fire enhanced by many candles is also the romantic atmosphere you can expect to dine in at night.


Additionally, the mail building offers two cosy seating areas to meet friends or burry oneself in a book. A deck, again with a stunning view of the surrounding beauty, accommodates the swimming pool and the adjacent sauna.


Have a refreshing drink served to you or choose one of the countless but all equally good South African wines to accompany such a relaxing experience. You will be completely tuned in on the easygoing holiday mood in no time.


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The Hog Hollow Country Estate’s twelve individual and tastefully designed rooms all command a stunning view or the Matjies River Gorge, the lush forest and the Tsitsikamma Mountains.


Having been cleverly read more » furnished following an African design line, the rooms, spread out in the garden and clustered around the mail building, are dominated by earthy ochre hues, natural fabrics and artefacts from local artisans and the North East of Africa.


Each room features a private wooden deck accommodating comfortable wooden furniture and a hammock. The view out over the gorge and the forest is spectacular. The bathrooms are equipped with either a bathtub or a shower, some feature both. In the winter months, some rooms offer the additional comfort of an open fireplace.


At the Hog Hollow guests can choose between four different room categories: six single floor rooms offer an open fireplace and, of course, a private bathroom.


Furthermore, three two floor rooms accommodate the bedroom on the upper level while the lounge and bathroom are situated downstairs.


Originally a water reservoir, the Round House nowadays features a lounge with an open fireplace downstairs and an en suite bedroom upstairs.


Last but not least, the elegant Forest Suites are a separate cottage each. Panoramic French doors allow access to the spacious wooden deck commanding a breathtaking view which is why all guests hold these comfortable suites in high esteem.


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A large range of sports’ activities and excursions will keep you perfectly entertained. It will be a pleasure for the Hog Hollow Country Estate to organise everything from a sky dive to horse riding read more » on the beach.


The estate’s prime location between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay make it the ideal starting point to discover the Garden Route.


Not just the seaside but also the hinterland and the Tsitsikamma Mountains are places of incredible beauty perfectly suited for long walks. There is a lot to discover and the lush green forests are mesmerising.


Be sure to pay the Tsitsikamma National Park a visit. There are plenty of options… what are you waiting for?


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