ACCOMMODATION

INDEPENDENTLY ARRANGED ACCOMMODATION IN PLETTENBERG BAY AND THE CRAGS

The cost of accommodation AND transport is not included in the race entry. Riders may book their own accommodation or contact the recommended independent suppliers provided below. All race venues are located within 20 kilometers of each other so riders can easily book one place to stay and self-drive to the venues daily. There is also great accommodation close to each venue if you would prefer to book into different accommodation close to the race villages on each day.

PROTEA WILDS HOTEL

Official accommodation partner of the Dr Evil Classic 3-day stage race :

Safe, peaceful, stunning views, great affordability. Peace and tranquillity like you’ve never experienced before. Conveniently situated near Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, close enough to enjoy all the activities in and around the area. Spoil yourself on this 270-hectare retreat, abundant with bird life, protea and fynbos, no through road, gated community.

Plentiful hiking and mountain bike opportunities on the farm or very close to it. Book a sumptuous picnic for the family or to celebrate with your loved one. Enjoy it at our purposely built spot with amazing views across the indigenous forest and Bitou Valley. Relax on the pool deck overlooking a valley of fynbos and the mountains.

Forest quad bike rides are available on a neighbouring farm. Book a sumptuous cheese and local wine tasting with another neighbour.

6 Self-catering en-suite, studio units suited to two adults (some can accommodate an extra child) each with fully equipped kitchen facilities, and a dining table inside and outside on the deck. Perfect for groups! Situated just off the units are the Fynbosskerm (large communal area). Here you will find the pool deck, lounge and dining area (both with fireplaces to stay warm in winter). Another big kitchen, fully equipped with gas burners, electric stove and oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave etc, makes catering a breeze. Topping it all off with a braai lapa with seating and shade.

Free wifi access in all areas. Linen and towels supplied. Complimentary coffee, tea and rusks on arrival. Firewood for sale. A big farm breakfast can be ordered extra, as well as service daily.

 

082 4936811

SKY VILLA HOTEL

Official accommodation partner of the Dr Evil Classic 3-day stage race :

Sky Villa Boutique Hotel offers a luxurious retreat overlooking Plettenberg Bay, known as the ‘Bay of Beauty.’ With stunning architecture, it provides 14 elegant rooms, each with an en-suite and outdoor balcony showcasing ocean or mountain views. An additional 6 rooms and a self-catering Sky Cottage are available at Sky Annex.

The hotel boasts landscaped gardens adorned with local art, a well-equipped gym, outdoor yoga deck, and soothing massages. Enjoy cocktails at Sky Bar, lounge by the pool, and relish meals at Sky Restaurant paired with fine wines from the cellar.

Dr Evil Classic participants receive special discounts: 20% off for 1-2 nights, 25% for 3 nights, and an enticing 30% for a 4-night stay. Experience an unforgettable escape at Sky Villa, where luxury meets natural beauty.

 

021 140 6640

THE JUNCTION HOTEL

A cosy boutique hotel with cool minimal spaces for cool maximum people. Our industrial style structure is warmed by rich woods and sumptuous upholstery, sending you into deep la la land after a day of exploring and night of splendour.
The Junction features a clean contemporary design, with a hint of traditional intercontinental aesthetic. The completely remodelled, bright and open rooms and suites are finished with indigenous woods, brushed steel accents, and elegant but comfortable artisan furnishings complete with top-end en-suites. Pay us a visit anytime – in the centre of the town, overlooking the beautiful bay.

 

info@thejunctionhotel.co.za

www.thejunctionhotel.co.za

ZOLEWA LODGE AND VENUE HIRE

The best kept secret in Plett! So conveniently located for avid cyclists, literally a km to the stage 2 and 23 venues at Cairnbrogie on the Airport Road.

The BnB has 4 double bedrooms en-suite, all modern and comfortably furnished with a coffee station and fridge in each. All look out onto the lawn and some over the swimming pool and dam. A continental breakfast is served on the patio. Rate is R1250pppn. (SPECIAL RATE FOR DR EVIL CLASSIC IF BOOKED BY 1 MAY is R950pppn)

Alternatively we have a self-catering cottage that sleeps 4 – 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area, opening onto spectacular views of the mountains. Rate is R600pppn (SPECIAL RATE FOR DR EVIL CLASSIC IF BOOKED BY 1 MAY is R500pppn)

082 920 9146

cindyz@mweb.co.za

PLETT FOREST CABINS

  • Situated just less than 2km from the entrance to Cairnbrogie
  • A choice of fully equipped self-catering options in 5 cabins
  • 1 x 2 Sleeper Honeymoon cabin @R900 per cabin per night
  • 3 x 6 sleeper 2-bedroom family cabin @R950 per cabin per night (1 Queen, 2 singles, 1 double sleeper couch)
  • 1 x 8 sleeper 2-bedroom family cabin @R1100 per cabin per night (1 King, 1 Queen, 3 singles, 1 double bunk)
  • A 10% discount is applicable to entrants to the Classic. 
  • This discount will only apply to direct bookings mentioning ‘Dr Evil’ when booking
  • Safe off-street parking
  • Bike wash bay
  • Each cabin has a braai and outside seating area

044 532 7539 or 0827700873  (Karin or Peter)

bookings@plettforestcabins.co.za

www.plettforestcabins.co.za

BITOU RIVER LODGE

Bitou River Lodge – The perfect stay for the Dr Evil Race.  5 guest rooms over looking the Bitou River, just 8km’s from the hustle and bustle of Plettenberg Bay. Come relax and unwind in paradise before and after the race.

We are situated 2km’s from day 1’s race village.

Bookings directly with Kerry will receive 10% discount.

082 898 5325 (Kerry)

info@bitou.co.za

www.bitou.co.za

Crags Country Lodge

This beautiful unspoilt forest is a haven for plant, bird and animal life. Many evenings the local wildlife such as bush pig, bush buck and occasionally porcupine are within meters of the lodge. An established walking trail, down to Whiskey Creek, allows for viewing of the Garden Routes famous Knysna Lourie and other beautiful indigenous birds. Or simply observe them from our beautiful deck whilst sipping a cocktail.

Bookings for Dr Evil Cyclists 

072 608 9467 (James Burnham-King)

reservations@cragscountrylodge.co.za

www.cragscountrylodge.co.za

Door Fifty4

  • 3 queen size rooms, ensuite bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Self Catering Kitchen
  • Entertainment Lounge with pool table 
  • Living area 
  • Solar heated swimming pool

071 354 0420 (DD)

sonsptyltd@gmail.com

greenfern lodge & chalets

Come and get into the spirit of the Dr Evil Classic at Greenfern Lodge & Chalets which is situated only 11km from Cairnbrogie.

Greenfern Lodge is surrounded by the Indigenous Forest and Pine Plantations where you’ll be surrounded by birdsong, stars, and the tranquillity of nature. All our accommodation is Self-Catering and well equipped for your comfort.

The Lodge, which we rent as a unit, can accommodate up to 14 guests in 6 ensuite bedrooms. The lodge also boasts with a fire pit for braaiing, a swimming pool in which to cool off, and an indoor fireplace for chilly evenings.

Each of the 5 Chalets, which are also rented as individual units can accommodate up to 4 guests and consist of an ensuite bedroom with a Queen size bed, an open plan lounge with a single daybed and spare mattress, a kitchenette and braai.

Rates: The Lodge – R4000,00*, Normal rate: R5300,00 per night.

            The Chalets – R950,00*, Normal rate R1300,00 per night.

            (*For Dr Evil participants and their families)

+27 (0)72 223 7489 (Via Whatsapp)