La Vista Lodge lies in all its glory right above Plettenberg Bay, offering continuous views over the Keurbooms Lagoon and Lookout Beach, the Bahia Formosa (or beautiful bay) and the Tsitsikamma Mountains stretching eastwards.
Your holiday fantasies are realised during your stay with us. With extravagant breakfasts, exceptional guest service and care, attention to the smallest detail and the La Vista itself, there is simply nowhere else to stay in Plettenberg Bay.
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We love Plettenberg Bay, the friendly atmosphere and the natural beauty of the area.
Please make yourselves feel at home and don´t just come for one night only.
“We highly recommend hiking to the Salt River Lagoon from Nature’s Valley, crossing (your bum will be wet!) the clear river on low tide, and continue to the Salt River Lookout and on another sunny day go for Robberg counterclockwise all the way to the point and back! Can’t beat those two! “
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Renata Kenig, General Manager
General Manager Renata Kenig knew immediately when she walked into La Vista Lodge that this is where she wanted to be. “There was a feeling of contentment,” she says. “There is just such a happy aura here.” Originally from Knysna, the architecture graduate loves living in Plett and on days off you can find her hiking the Robberg Peninsula, which she says is a truly soulful place with stunning views of the ocean and town.
Joslin Jantjies – Front of House
Joslin Jantjies joined La Vista Lodge in 2014 as a student with the Networks programme. He completed the one-year internship and continued working through the ranks. Today, you can kind find him Front of House, greeting guests on arrival or ever-ready with suggestions on where to eat and what to do. His top tip? Nguni restaurant for their tasty and unusual African-focused menu.
Annalize Langeveldt – Chef
Chef Annalize Langeveldt started working at La Vista three years ago as a trainee. Over the time she’s worked her way up and says for her, the best thing about cooking is the challenge. “I love to be able to make something for a guest they haven’t tried before, or a meal that exceeds all expectations.” She says her absolute favourite dish to prepare is steak, served with mashed potatoes and a red wine sauce – yum!
Primrose Ngcangca – Head of Housekeeping
In 2007 Primrose Ngcangca left Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape, travelling to Plett to look for work. She found a cleaning job at La Vista Lodge where she has been for the past ten years, working her way up to Head of Housekeeping. Primrose loves the amount of experience she has been given while working here and takes pride in her role, ensuring guest rooms are spotless and their experience at La Vista is faultless.
Cindy Monise – Breakfast Chef and Housekeeping
Originally from the Eastern Cape, Cindy started cleaning at La Vista in 2015. Cindy is a little shy, but says she loves working as part of the team behind the scenes to make sure La Vista is always spic and span.
Ncebakazi Mawena – Housekeeping
Ncebakazi Mawena joined La Vista as part of the Networks programme, a government-funded internship project working to help youth find employment. One year on and Ncebakazi says she’s learnt so much and hopes to continue to work in the hospitality industry. “My life is so much better than it was,” she says.
Elizabeth Phibantu – General Worker
The lady with the million-dollar smile, you’ll find Elizabeth Phibantu cleaning your room or serving breakfast in the mornings. The mom of three, who originally comes from Colesburg, loves interacting with guests, and hopes one day to work her way up to management.