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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have visited Bella Manga several times now and recommended it to many of my BA flying friends, family and work colleagues...they have all been equally impressed and I am certain, will return. I have just had 5 perfect days there. Just me. No work, no pressure, just pure, feet up, indulgence. Waking in the morning to birdsong and sun...

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Thank Sally H
Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in both the self catering and the b& b self catering, and would like to recommend both to anyone wanting a great time in the countryside of Plettenberg bay. Terrific hosts Ray & Fiona made us vey welcome. And we would have no hesitation in returning. All in all a great time.

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Thank Patrick & Lorra... C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bedroom self-contained cottage at Bella Manga, with our 2 kids. We LOVED it. The cottage was large and roomy, we shared an area with fire pit with 2 other cottages and had a pool (also shared). Kids loved feeding the horses carrots, watching the monkies on the roof and running around the large grassed areas....

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Thank naebee01
Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A lovely find out of the maddening crowd, this is Bella Manga Forest Resort. A perfect place for a detox of our ever present electronic age of T.V. and computers. A heavenly place were one can enjoy nature at it's quietest. Brilliant "Starscape" as very little light pollution. A place of peace and tranquillity. On the downside I do acknowledge...

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1Thank Michael John H
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

After reading through some of these comments i though let it be my turn. We are from port elizabeth and booked a forest cabin. The main house is very beautiful and where we stayed really wasnt bad especially for the price. Everything was in working order but i have too agree with one of the other comment. The kettle was...

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Thank Rudi B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

One of the best places we have ever stayed and we cannot wait for our return in Summer. Being close to nature and breaking away from the City life is what Bella Manga is all about. Amazing place for bird watching, too many indigenous species spotted to mention here, even a pair of very curious Knysna Loeries! The two dogs...

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2Thank Heinrich C
Bellamanga, Owner at Bella Manga Country House, responded to this review

Thanks Guys, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and you "got it"!!! Yes we are a bush getaway and sanctuary not a boutique hotel. You are welcome back any time.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Situated in the uplands about a 15 minute drive from Plettenberg Bay and close to the excellent Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve. Lovely surroundings at this beautiful 150 year old Manor house. We spent 2 very comfortable nights in one of the cottages in spite of no electricity because of a major breakdown in the region. No fault of the owners...

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Thank ursula L
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Tranquil surroundings and breathtaking views are the order of the day in a perfect blend of comfort and country at the beautiful Bella Manga. The self-catering cottages were clean, homely and had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend away. Our children loved the walks through the farmlands, spotting cows along the way and feeding the horses. One of the...

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1Thank MarkHarris27
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We spent a weekend in one of the forest lodges which was well equipped. We enjoyed the absence of television with just the sounds of nature around us. Unfortunately our stay was not long enough to fit in a hike, which we would have enjoyed. The surroundings are quite beautiful and peaceful. Fiona was very friendly and accommodating. We will...

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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I booked a weekend away for 4 people in a 4 star self catering forest lodge via a local e-commerce company. On arrival at reception we were met by the owners who, in my opinion, were very rude. I feel they have no customer relation skills and their continuous comments about their non-racist dogs did not go off well with...

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Bellamanga, Owner at Bella Manga Country House, responded to this review

We have been running Bellamanga Country House for more than 12 years and we find your remarks very unjust. At the time of your visit we were a four-star graded guest house with un-graded forest lodges, they are rustic and in a very safe and secure area. These lodges are for people who prefer peace and quiet, an experience with...

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A warm welcome awaits you at this safe and peaceful piece of heaven in the Garden Route. Just 8 minutes drive from a Jeep or horse-back safari at Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve or a mere 15 minutes drive to Plett's sandy beaches, restaurants and tourist attractions. Our accomodation holds something for every pocket with our thatched en-suite African rondavels, garden rooms or suites and Colonial Rooms in the Manorhouse Three self-catering forest lodges in their landscaped gardens with large pool are the ideal getaway for family or friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Manga Country House

Address: | Uplands, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $83 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Manga Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“B& b rooms are the nicest”
 of 5 bubbles patricklorrainec, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cottages have a nice outlook”
 of 5 bubbles naebee01, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you enjoy sleeping late do not have a room at the bird aviary as the budgies wake early and chatter noisily. We did not mind the chatter”
 of 5 bubbles ursulaL343, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles lotsaluv, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The lodge has separate rooms away from the lodge. We stayed in the wooden house away from the actual house”
 of 5 bubbles foxylady1110, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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