There are plenty of activities near the hotel. The nearby Birds of Eden is a world-class free-flight bird sanctuary in a beautiful aviary. Monkeyland is the first free multi-species primate sanctuary with guided safaris to view the inhabitants. Whale, dolphin, and seal watching boat trips are an ideal way to view the plentiful marine life. For a more up-close experience, guests can book a chance to snorkel and swim with seals in Plettenberg Bay. Other boat trips explore the Keurbooms River in Plett and the Knysna lagoon. For an even more luxurious trip, guests can cruise on a yacht through the Knysna Heads, while enjoying a glass of South African sparkling wine and a seafood platter.
The main lodge houses a lounge, library with fireplace, curio and retail store, a dining room, restaurant, and bar. Meals can be enjoyed in the sunny glass conservatory, the dining room, or the outdoor boma with its couches and fireplace. While Zinzi Restaurant is vibrant and casual with a tasty international menu. The hotel also has a large pool, a Cubs Corner play area, babysitting services, and massages upon request.