• Self-catering cottages and venue hire near Plettenberg Bay
  • natural swimming pool
  • dining table in venue building
  • venue hire hall with table tennis
  • round fire pit under stars
  • venue hire large hall with wooden floor
  • natural swimming pool outside seating area


The Groups Package offers exclusive use of Amara's guest area as your own private Country Getaway. Sleeping a maximum of 8 adults and 6 children, it is ideal as a base for smaller tour groups to explore the Garden Route. Also perfect for family get-togethers, reunions, birthday parties, anniversaries, and celebrations of all kinds. The Groups Package includes the exclusive use of all 3 cottages on a self-catering basis, as well as the gorgeous venue building overlooking the fresh water dam and natural swimming pool.

The venue building is comprised of the Lapa entertainment area, Heron Hall, interlocking kitchen, 2 bathrooms, as well as the pool area with a massive wooden deck, loungers and outdoor fire pit, plus an outdoor kids play ground. The accommodation is spread out over 3 sunny chalets, built in a semi circle around the venue building and dam, all set to maximise the expansive views; the buildings are about 30 metres apart from each other.


R4,400 per night all inclusive for 8 adults on self-catering basis, plus R100 per extra child (max 6 children)

R6,000 per night all inclusive for 8 adults on self-catering basis, plus R150 per extra child during peak season  (1 Dec - 10 Jan & Easter weekend)

Please enquire about low season & direct booking discounts, as well as breakfast & catering options

Contact us for availability and bookings

Facilities for your Country Getaway

Lapa entertainment area

  • with large indoor braai (barbecue) or fire place;
  • rustic bar;
  • cozy lounge with stunning views over the fresh water dam;
  • and a clever pool table that conveniently converts into an opulant dining table seating 14

Heron Hall

Heron Hall is a magnificent empty space of 66 square metres (6 x 11m) with 

  • wooden floors;
  • glass sliding doors on 3 sides for ample fresh air and an outdoor kinda feeling;
  • fire place for chilly winter days;
  • perfect as a dance floor,
  • a more elaborate dining area,
  • or to house the table tennis table and indoor kids play area

Interlocking kitchen

  • conveniently placed to serve out to the lapa or into the hall;
  • fully set-up for self-catering for 14 people;
  • has all the modern conveniences such as fridge, freezer, gas hob & oven, dish washer, double sink, toaster, kettle, pots, pans, dishes, crockery & cutlery;
  • braai tools such as grids & potjie pots are also available


Extra Ladies & Gents bathrooms

  • conveniently attached to the hall for easy access;
  • both have toilets, basins & showers


Natural swimming pool

  • filled with fresh flowing mountain water, it's a treat on hot summer days;
  • splash area and gradual slope towards the deeper end makes it a favourite for children

Wooden deck & fire pit

  • elegantly set up to flow from the venue building out onto the large wooden deck
  • with loungers to soak up the sunshine;
  • and a round stone fire pit, which lets you gather around an open fire and tell stories under the starry African sky

The Cottages

  • sleeps a maximum of 14 people spread out over 3 chalets
  • 8 adults on comfy beds in the individual bedrooms
  • plus 6 children or light weight persons on double sleeper couches in the respective lounge areas of the chalets
  • towels, linen, dishwashing liquid & body soap provided 
  • for further details please see individual cottages

Optional Extras at additional cost

  • Experience a wood fired sauna,
  • perfect for detoxing and unwinding aching muscles (R200 per 40min session)
  • Cleaning service for kitchen & dining area (R200 per day)

  • Cleaning service for chalets (R200 per day)


  • Self-catering is possible
  • Various Farm Baskets are available to pre-order  and then prepare yourself (Breakfast, Braai, Picknick)

  • We can offer a breakfast buffet 
  • We also offer a customised in-house catering service and are happy to design a menu plan on request to suit your specific requirements


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