Small Luxury Hotels of the World has recently added two of South Africa’s seaside hotels to its prestigious world platform – The Plettenberg Hotel in Plettenberg Bay and The Marine Hotel in Hermanus.

Both hotels form part of the illustrious Liz McGrath Collection and are two of the many applicants to receive this accolade.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World showcases over 550 hotels in more than 90 countries and is a curated collection of the globe’s premier anti-chain and anti-same hotels.

The Plettenberg Hotel and The Marine Hotel were personally visited and verified by Small Luxury Hotels of the World to ensure that each establishment offered an intimate and personal experience to every valued traveller.

With 37 beautifully appointed rooms and villas, The Plettenberg Hotel effortlessly showcases the oceanside resort town, referred to by locals as ‘Plett’.

The Marine Hotel is located along a cliffy outcrop in Walker Bay, Hermanus, offering guests the exclusive opportunity to experience one of the world’s land-based whale watching sites between June and November each year.

The Marine Hotel in Hermanus.