Discover the Cape Winelands

With its magnificent natural beauty, its rich cultural heritage and its world-renowned wines – the Winelands Region in the Western Cape is synonymous with all the best that the Cape has to offer. A 45-minute drive from Cape Town take you to the Winelands where splendid mountains form a dramatic backdrop to lush vineyards and gabled Cape Dutch homesteads steeped in history.

Experience the hospitality and beauty, visit some of the many wine farms, or stroll down a beautifully restored street in one of the historical town centres and visit the museums and monuments that pay homage to our proud history. The excellent wines produced in this area are world-renowned. Join the winemaker on a tour of his cellar where the harvest is lovingly transformed into every wine lover’s delight.

Our preferred hotels and lodges

COLLECTION OF PROPERTIES in The Winelands

Delaire Graff Estate

Experience the ultimate in luxury and unique South African hospitality. Nestled between majestic mountains and overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch, I visited the Estate for the first time back in 2003 and felt a strong connection in an instant – it was love at first sight. Positioned atop the Helshoogte Pass, delight in the unforgettable setting, panoramic views and exceptional facilities.

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Leeu Estates

This 5 star luxury estate is nestled between the mountains and a river within the picturesque Franschhoek valley, Leeu Estates is situated on 68 hectares of vineyards, landscaped gardens and fynbos. Property offers guests a wide and diverse choice of unforgettable experiences. Set among the vineyards, Leeu Spa by Healing Earth is an immersive wellness sanctuary that offers holistic treatments.

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La Residence

Located in the verdant Franschhoek Valley on a private 30 acre estate, La Residence sets the benchmark for luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands. Eleven individually-decorated suites enjoy vibrant colour schemes and spectacular views. Palatial en-suite bathrooms ooze glamour. On hot days, the shimmering infinity pool beckons. Sip drinks under a shady umbrella, or relax with treatments in the Spa.

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Mont Rochelle Hotel

Mont Rochelle is Sir Richard Branson’s stunning luxury 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard near Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek in South Africa. Escape to this picturesque corner of South Africa at the foot of the Klein Dassenberg Mountain Range for relaxation and a superb culinary experience accompanied by some outstanding wines. It is just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town.

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Grande Roche Hotel

Overlooking vineyards and mountains, the Grande Roche Hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the Cape. The luckier visitors stay at a remarkable hotel called Grande Roche. Set against a magnificent mountain backdrop in the heart of the Cape’s historic Winelands and situated just off the main street in the gracious town of Paarl, Grande Roche is an easy 45-minute drive from Cape Town.

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Angala Boutique Hotel

Nestled in the mountains, Angala is your exclusive oasis with all our facilities and our restaurant only available to in-house guests. Angala is where homely luxury blends with the pristine beauty of nature. Located in the heart of the Cape Winelands between magnificent mountains, Angala is a retreat for body, mind and spirit. Angala offers the feeling of serene remoteness, yet we are surrounded by prestigious wine farms. 

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