Set on the banks of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay (along the world famous Garden Route),
Emily Moon River Lodge is an exclusive boutique hotel with a quirky attitude and a distinctly African air. The hotel comprises of 10, exquisitely-appointed lodges set in an indigenous garden, with magnificent views of the river and the wetlands beyond.
Emily Moon River Lodge is owned by Mark Valentine and his wife Christine. The hotel is filled with the treasures they have collected from their travels all over Africa, Asia and Polynesia. Most of their rare finds are destined for Amatuli Artefacts, their eclectic trading store in Johannesburg but some find a home at the Emily Moon River Lodge.
This luxurious boutique hotel is managed by Alex Olivier and his wife Candice, who maintain the impeccable standards and the warm, welcoming ambience that attracts visitors from all over the world.
Plettenburg Bay is reputed to be the playground of the rich and famous. With the most beautiful beaches in South Africa, a sophisticated nightlife and restaurants to satisfy the most discerning of foodies, it is a jewel in the Garden Route’s crown. With a backdrop of forests, mountains and river valleys, it offers a myriad of sporting and cultural activities and is in close proximity to the Plett Winelands.