Kurland Hotel & Spa

Enjoy a unique vacation experience at the family owned and operated 5-star Kurland Hotel located near the picturesque beach resorts of Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley, in the heart of the Garden Route, South Africa.

Guests have the option to fly in to George Airport or take a truly breath-taking drive from Cape Town, stopping at quaint villages and towns en route such as Wilderness and Knysna, surrounded by diverse countryside whilst soaking in the magnificent coastal views and not forgetting the enchanting Tsitsikamma Forest.

Kurland Hotel is a perfect marriage of old world charm enhanced by modern sophistication. Here the best of both worlds marry to create a unique experience of tranquil countryside and breath-taking beaches. Benefitting from the warmer temperature of the Indian Ocean, Plettenberg Bay and the surrounding areas offer a superb nature and beach style vacation.

Kurland Hotel has been designed with exceptional facilities for family holidays and due to the area enjoying a Mediterranean climate; it makes this the ideal year round destination for fun vacations, romantic getaways, exclusive weddings and family reunions.

Time is of no consequence at Kurland and guests set their own pace. The family, along with a team of dedicated professionals, offer comfort, serenity and fine hospitality and ensure that guests have the pleasure of enjoying this equestrian Estate at their leisure. Kurland is the epitome of fine country living with a sense of abundance and has become well known as a gourmet destination.

Kurland is consistently rated as one of the best Hotels in the world and regarded as simply the most desirable address on the Garden Route.


Kurland Hotel has just 12 tastefully decorated and spacious suites. The Luxury and Superior Suites all have private loft rooms that are specially furnished for children with their own en-suite bathrooms. The Luxury Suites have secluded courtyards and water features whilst the Superior Suites all have private pools, which enjoy magnificent views of the Estate.


Guests can enjoy two unique dining experiences on the 700-hectare Estate. The Kurland Restaurant located in the Homestead is an outstanding example of the very best of South African food, and wine, using the finest organic herbs and vegetables grown on the property. Dinner by candlelit in the beautifully appointed dining room is indeed a memorable experience. Katarina’s, open seasonally, offers a light yet extensive bistro style menu and emphasises a tranquil, informal alfresco dining atmosphere, which is also perfect for families to enjoy and is the ideal place for languid Sunday brunches.

Family Vacation

Kurland has been created with excellent children’s facilities making it a luxury family Hotel which ensures that all guests can relax in comfort, peace and safety.

For a family trip, Kurland arranges imaginative activities specifically tailored to children of all ages. Our extensive young guest’s facilities are cleverly designed away from main areas to also offer them their very own space. It is a safe haven that allows children to have their own luxury adventure vacation.

Children can dine in a variety of venues including their own Children’s Dining Conservatory, The Playroom, in the convenience of their own room or by invitation at the exclusive Chef’s Table in the kitchen. Experienced nannies ensure parents can relax in the knowledge that their children are looked after in a safe environment.