Accommodation options for the Dr Evil Classic MTB race


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 kilometres 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 in to different accommodation close to the race villages on each day.

Independently arranged accommodation in Plettenberg Bay and the Crags

Plettenberg Bay has a huge variety and range of accommodation available. Please contact Plettenberg Bay Accommodation at info@plettaccom.co.za or www.plettaccom.co.za


Riders are encouraged to support our race venue accommodation. The event registration and stage one take place at the majestic Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve and Baroness Lodge in Wittedrift on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th September. Rates include dinner, bed, breakfast and one activity (game drive or horse back safari) per night that you stay. The Plett Game Reserve and Baroness Lodge have also generously offered 10% off their rates to Dr Evil riders for the race weekend. The Baroness Lodge has double rooms that sleeps two people, family rooms that sleeps four and family units that sleeps four to five people sharing. Friends and supporters can also join riders for a game drive or horse safari and all bookings and enquires can be directed to Gertrude Mambi at:


The stage two venue for Friday 20th September 2019 is at the stunning Kurland Hotel and Polo Estate located opposite the Nature’s Valley turn off - 19km east of Plettenberg Bay. There is limited luxury accommodation available at the Hotel and for more information.

please contact info@kurland.co.za

The stage three venue for Saturday 21st September is the superbly located Cairnbrogie Dairy Farm on the Plett Airport Road. There is no accommodation available at this venue.


Bella Manga Country Escape is just 1km for Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve. We offer B&B and self-catering accommodation. Our accommodation ranges for double rooms, family units and 2 and 3 bedroom s/c lodges. Dinner options offered. Enquire directly about our group discount rate.
Please direct booking enquiries to Jenny on:

Ph. 083 632 3018
please contact info@bellamanga.co.za


Ingwe Forest Cabins and Adventures ~ an outdoor adventurers’ paradise. Offering self-catering cabins, luxury tents, an event venue, plus teambuilding and other outdoor adventures in a stunning 200-hectare playground surrounded by mountain views, indigenous forested valleys and green pastures.

Go green with them and support their various conservation and education initiatives. Ingwe is a proud partner of the Kwano Cycling Academy too. Discounted bookings for Dr Evil riders.

please contact info@ingwe.org.za

Dr Evil Classic Luxury Tour with Tony Cook Adventures

This elite portaged tour is limited in numbers. Tour price includes 4 star accommodation, all dinners and breakfasts for the duration of the tour, transfers to race start, transfers back to your lodge, massages, and race entry to the Dr Evil Classic!

Your hosts, Tony and Claudia from Tony Cook Adventures. For further information and costs contact
Tony Cook – tony@tonycookadventures.co.za

Other recommended accommodation options in the area

The Dunes Hotel and Resort is offering fantastic accommodation specials.
www.dunes-resort.co.za , email: nitaw@dunes-resort.co.za

Thanda Vista Luxury B&B, Plettenberg Bay  
www.thandavista.co.za , email info@thandavista.co.za

Cornerway House, Plettenberg Bay
www.cornerwayhouse.co.za, email info@cornerwayhouse.co.za

Moonriver is perfectly situated on the banks of the Bitou River, offering a relaxing environment in which birding and kayaking and biking can be enjoyed. While only 10 minutes away from the many attractions of Plettenberg Bay, our private river frontage has a very rural appeal. We offer two private apartments with great views and braai facilities.
www.moonriverplett.com, Cell: 082 824 8621

Accommodation options in the Wittedrift area:

• Buffalo Hills Guest Farm – www.plettgamereserve.com
• Protea Wilds – www.proteawildsretreat.co.za
• Bitou River Lodge – www.bitou.co.za

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