A exotically African river lodge, restaurant & function venue overlooking the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay

Our View overlooking the Bitou River

A exotically African river lodge, restaurant and function venue overlooking the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay where luxury and peace are found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountain range and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa . 

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.

Emily Moon Restaurant

The love between Harry Mallard and Emily Moon touches all who visit Emily Moon River Lodge today. Legend has it that Harry built this magical place for his love and waits for her still.


Our PIZZA + WINE COMBO  is kicking off in June!


Tuck into one of our thin-based wood-fired pizzas and enjoy a glass of red or white wine for only R130  Tuesday – Thursday at Simon’s Bar!


Contact us

The Go Group Tourism Office

11 Main Street

Market on Main

Plettenberg Bay

Mobile Nr:  +27 82 261 0542

Email: info@thegogroup.co.za


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