Kurland Hotel


In the South East of South Africa, first running along the coast before branching inland, the beautiful Garden Route navigates one of the country’s most breathtaking and unspoilt regions.


Intact forests, clear lakes, rivers and soaring mountains with lush valleys alternate with one another. The region sports a unique vegetation turning it into a rediscovered Garden Eden housing hundreds of wild animals.


Situated on the Garden Route just 20 kilometres outside of Plettenberg Bay, at the heart read more » of this idyllic region, a gem of a hotel can be found. The five star Kurland Hotel is nestled into meadows and horse paddocks.


Offering only twelve exclusive suites, the hotel has earned itself the reputation of being a small luxury retreat for discerning individuals.


It is a paradise for all those who thrive on the enchanting nature and fine horses.


The picturesque environment can best be explored on hikes or by mountain bike and, of course, on horse back. In addition, the perfect beaches of Natures Valley and Plettenberg Bay are just at a few minutes’ distance.


The charming hotel spoils its distinguished guests with full board and regional delicacies. Choose whether you prefer to have meals served in the dining room or the courtyard. A snack bar will take good care of you should you ever become peckish in between of the sumptuous meals.


Relax by the Kurland’s inviting pool or on the spacious sundeck framed by blossoming rose beds. Sport enthusiast will enjoy a tennis match in the hotel’s gymnasium or might even chose to participate in a game of polo.


Carefully selected and sophisticated treatments and massages are available for you at the Kurland’s spa and wellness centre. Maybe you would now care for the comfort of a sauna?


Regardless of your choices and desires, the perfect service and the welcoming, familiar atmosphere will captivate you. If you prefer the personal charm of small boutique hotel and do not want to do without a little romantic luxury … then the Kurland Hotel on the Garden Route has to be your first choice.


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The Kurland Hotel on the Garden Route is a special place in every sense. The romantic country retreat offers only twelve beautifully kept and lovingly furnished rooms lending it the charm of a private read more » country home but not cutting back on refined extravagance at all.


The luxurious ambience of the rooms is enhanced by the careful, nostalgic decoration, the open fireplace and the private terrace. Further facilities include an en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, satellite TV, a safe, mini bar and, of course, air-conditioning.


The well-appointed, antique furniture in combination with fine, silken textiles create a very individual and elegant effect. Eight of the rooms offer the additional treat of a small private pool and ten of the rooms have extra beds under the roof, making them ideal for families.


The Superior Rooms sport the same range of facilities but are considerably larger. What a start to the day: spend the morning sunbathing on the teakwood lounge chairs on your terrace and have breakfast served there!


Enjoy your food surrounded by all the wonderful smells and sights of the gardens around you. Blossoming roses of all colours provide the perfect backdrop to a perfect breakfast.


Having had such a breakfast and to create a contrast, dinner can best be enjoyed in the dignified ambience of an iridescent chandelier, fine linen, flowing curtains and gold-framed mirrors.


Precious crystal decanters on the rose petal strewn table reflect the warm candlelight. The hotel restaurant goes a long way to provide a unique and extravagant atmosphere which, in combination with the delicious delicacies served, ensures you a memorable and romantic experience.


The Kurland Hotel is also prepared for special festivities and small conferences. The business centre “The Pavilion” is most suitably equipped with a beamer, flip chart, overhead projector and a large screen.


The Pavilion can accommodate up to 15 conference participants but, setting aside the technical equipment, also provides a charming place for a birthday of wedding celebration.


There is one dominant fragrance in the air: roses, roses, roses – they blossom in every corner of the estate. The Kurland Hotel truly is a most romantic place to feel at ease at and fall in love with.


Without any room for doubt, the Kurland Hotel on the Garden Route, a magnificently comfortable country house, has to be counted among South Africa’s premium hotels.


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Set among the pastures, the Kurland Hotel ensures a maximum relaxation boosted by the hotel’s modern Health Spa featuring a steam bath, sauna, pool and a large selection of beauty treatments and soothing read more » massages.


Those who seek sportive activities will find manifold installations for tennis, horse riding and polo. The Kurland is not just a stop for travellers exploring the Garden Route but the number one address for polo enthusiast!


Two times a year a polo tournament is held at the Kurland, enquire and book in advance to make sure not to miss it. Looking for more adventures? Your reception can arrange a host of exciting activities for you: dolphin and whale watching cruises, bike tours, hikes, deep sea fishing, golfing, surfing, body boarding and diving are just a few of the options available.


Many of the activities and sports the Kurland Hotel offers are also perfect for children. Tennis, bike tours, horse and pony riding will keep your kids happy. A playroom equipped with toys has been set aside for the little ones and a kids’ pool allows for some wet joy in total safety.


In order to assure a relaxed family holiday for mummy and daddy, a day care can be arranged on your request. The picturesque landscape between the soaring Outeniqua Mountain on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other is truly breathtaking.


Do not miss the opportunity to explore this fascinating region thoroughly –discover the beauty of South East Africa! Stroll the endless and uncrowded beaches of the Indian Ocean, a romantic activity especially enjoyed by couples.


Further inland, the national parks and wildlife reserves house an astounding range of species. Highly recommendable is a visit to the Tsitsikamma National Park.


Half of the park’s protected area is a coastal strip, the other half is a marine park protecting kilometres of especially precious underwater life.


Another interesting feature of the region is the plentiful evidence of prehistoric times. Close to the Kurland Hotel, South Africa shows the visitor many diverse faces, it is the perfect place for an entertaining holiday.


The whole world in just one country. An enchanting region and an enchanting hotel … and an enchanting vacation!


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