YOUR MEMORABLE FINISH: The Plantation: perfect venue for corporate parties, banquets and conferences


Finally, that time when staff and their bosses get to unwind and celebrate the organisation’s achievements of the past year is almost upon us. Having worked hard all year, where will you be relaxing for your year-end function and party?

Beautifully nestled in Lovemore Park’s indigenous Milkwood forest, The Plantation offers top class function facilities in a tranquil setting only 15 minutes from the Port Elizabeth CBD and International Airport.

Although best known as a wedding venue, The Plantation is also popular for year-end functions, conferences, breakaways and awards banquets. It has won numerous awards, including SA Tourism’s prestigious ‘Welcome Award’ for its superb service, fantastic offers and excellent value for money.

Renowned for its spectacular country scenery and excellent food, The Plantation boasts a fully-equipped, modern function room which can seat up to 200 people in a cinema style or banqueting layout. The Plantation also features multiple outdoor breakaway areas where delegates and staff can interact in a relaxed, casual space.

Catering is provided on site by The Plantation’s top international chef. All menus – for breakfast, luncheon, canapé and banqueting, can be tailored to your event’s theme and your delegates’ dietary requirements. A full bar is also available for those wanting to quench their thirsts during events.

For out of town delegates or those needing to stay overnight, The Plantation offers 4-Star accommodation in several luxury guest suites consisting of large, elegantly furnished bedrooms, a dinette, and private patios surrounded by exquisite gardens.

Each suite is well provided with a tea/coffee station, DSTV, en-suite bathroom, crockery, cutlery and glassware. Inter-leading suites can also be booked for delegates travelling with their loved ones.

The Plantation also offers secure, ample parking for up to 90 vehicles. The Plantation also enjoys good cellular reception while internet access is available.

Delegates and executives looking for a quick break from their daily routines will find The Plantation as an ideal base to explore the area’s wide variety of flora and fauna - with outstanding opportunities for bird-viewing. The Sardinia Bay Nature Reserve, and its picturesque beaches, is also within easy proximity of The Plantation.

Besides The Plantation’s great year-end function packages – which can be personalised to your budget, they also offer special mid-week rates making the venue an affordable alternative to the larger hotel groups.

Are you are looking to throw a memorable staff party or meeting outside of the office? Book your event today by calling 041 366 1591 or emailing [email protected]