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Pick up your rental car at Cape Town International Airport or City Centre and in less than 30 minutes you will find yourself in the famous Cape Winelands. The roads are in excellent condition and everything is well sign posted. Driving the Winelands is safe and easy.

You will be inspired by the beauty of the Winelands and the surrounding mountains. Choose your own route, wine estates and accommodation from the menu below. Tell us when and where and we will reserve your car and your accommodation.

Vehicle rental starts from US$ 30 per day and includes unlimited Km.

 

 
       

 

Be Sure Not To Miss

 

       

    

 

Franschhoek

The chosen home of the French Huguenots is popular for it's scenic beauty and world class wine estate4s and cellars. The Huguenot Monument is well worth a visit.

Enjoy a picnic lunch under the Oak trees. Visit a wine cellar and indulge in tasting some of the finest wines to be found anywhere in the world.

 

       

 

Stellenbosch

With oak tree lined streets and Cape Dutch and Victorian architecture, this historic town is the heart of the South African wine industry. Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in South Africa.

There are many Wine-Routes throughout this spectacular region, offering a wide variety of cellar tours and tasting of wines and brandies.

 
 

       

 

Robertson

Also known as the 'Valley of Wine and Roses'. Its beautiful Jacaranda trees and friendly people has made this town a favourite destination.

Robertson is all about wine and brandy with a rich mix of wine and fruit farms to satisfy all tastes. There are many popular wine festivals throughout the year.

 
 

   
 

 

 
   

Recommended Accommodation

 

 
 
   Val Du Charron    **** & *****  A Wine & Olive Estate in the Bovlei Valley  Wellington
   Cascade Country Manor  ****  Situated in the Olive Valley of the Paarl Winelands  Paarl
   Montagu Country Hotel  ****  Situated at 27 Bath Street in Montagu  Village  Montagu   
   Eendracht Hotel    ***  Situated in the historic Dorp Street in the Town  Stellenbosch
   Rickety Bridge Estate  *****  Wine Estate a few km from Franschhoek on the R 45  Franschoek
   Ballinderry Guest House  ****    Robertson
   Simonzicht ****    Stellenbosch
   Exelsior Manor  ****    Ashton
   Mo and Rose  ****    Robertson
   Beausoleil ****    Bonnievale
 

 

 

   

 

 

Val Du Charron Estate    *****

 

  www.vdcwines.com E :  stay@vdcwines.com
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 873 1256 Address:  Bovlei Rd, Wellington

 
     
 

Nestling at the foot of the Groenberg mountain, the town of Wellington lies in the picturesque Bovlei valley on the banks of the Kromme River. The majestic Hawequa Mountains are silent sentinels on its eastern border.

Val du Charron's 4-star Guest House and 5-star Coach House offer luxury accommodation in Wellington, on a working Wine Estate in the heart of the Bovlei valley.

We are  less than an hour's drive from Cape Town, the perfect accommodation spot in the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa.

Val du Charron also offers a beautiful spa and conferencing facilities in Wellington. Most recently, Cathy and Stuart have added a very popular restaurant to the mix at Val du Charron.

With expansive views over the valley, and a superb steakhouse menu, The Local Grill at Val du Charron is a treat for guests and locals alike. 

 
     

 

 

 

 

 Cascade Country Manor    ****

 

  Web:  www.cascademanor.co.za E :  welcome@cascademanor.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 868 0227 Waterval Road, Nederburg, Paarl

 
     
  Set in the picturesque heart of the Paarl Winelands to the backdrop of the majestic Klein Drakenstein Mountains is the luxurious Cascade Country Manor. The boutique hotel's namesake is the cascading waterfall located on the property whose soothing sounds permeate throughout the grounds year round.

We are located on pristine grounds in the former homestead of royalty and comprises only 15 rooms, ensuring an intimate and peaceful stay in the fair Cape.

Unwind from a busy lifestyle at the on-site Spa, which offers a host of pampering treatments to rejuvenate your body and mind. Experience a traditional South African "braai" or a delicious set menu brimming with fresh local produce and ingredients.

The ideal setting for a function or event, Cascade Country Manor can host up to 100 guests, whether indoors or in a romantic al fresco setting under the stars.

 
     
 

 

 

 

Montagu Country Hotel   ****

 

  www.montagucountryhotel.co.za E :  res@montagucountryhotel.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 23 614 3125 27 Bath Street, Montagu - Route 62

 

 
     
 

 

The Hotel has 33 beautifully furnished en-suite bedrooms, 11 luxury and 22 standard of which 1 is wheelchair friendly. Luxury rooms are spacious and mostly situated at the back of the hotel in the gardens. All rooms are tastefully decorated and  have air-con, TV, clock radio, hair dryer, direct dial telephone & coffee/tea making facilities & antique furniture.

Montagu Country Hotel is the start of the Historical Walk, a popular and informative tour revealing unique blend of rural and urban architecture, restored houses and national monuments. Golf is available at any of three excellent golf courses nearby.

The Hot Mineral Springs offers outdoor warm swimming pools with a constant temperature of 43°C. Relax in the pools with its "healing powers".

Walking trails for the nature lover vary from 2.4 km to 15.6 km through the beautiful valleys  of the surrounding mountains.

 

 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eendracht Hotel   ***    

 

  Web www.eendracht-hotel.com E :  info@eendracht-hotel.com
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 883 8843 161 Dorp St, Town Centre, Stellenbosch

 

 
     
 

Situated in historic Dorp Street in the core of the oldest part of Stellenbosch, this village hotel is within walking distance of more than 60 excellent restaurants and coffee shops, all the major museums, 3 theatres and the soccer, athletic and rugby sports grounds.

Central to the famous Cape Winelands.

At Eendracht we offer 12 luxurious rooms all en-suite with 100% cotton linen, down duvets, writing bureaus and all the usual luxuries. Some of the unexpected luxuries are surround sound DVD and a spa bath.

At the Minserie Str House we have 3 semi self-catering units. In keeping with the established standards which you would expect from Eendracht, we have added another building 5 minutes’ walk from Eendracht. The same - but totally different.

The building is a 1928 listed house that was restored in its original Art Deco style..

 

 
     

 

 

 

Rickety Bridge Country Estate   *****

 

  www.ricketybridgewinery.com E  :  shani@ricketybridge.com
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 876 2994  R45, Main Road Franschhoek

 
     
 

Nestled against the slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains overlooking the majestic Wemmershoek Mountain range, the 50 hectare wine estate has 15 hectares of vines.

Luxury accommodation at Basse Provence Guest House and the Rickety Bridge Manor House.

There is also beautiful wine tasting room where guests can sample the superb Rickety Bridge Winery wines.

Rickety Bridge Wine Estate is a popular destination in the Cape Winelands with a long wine-making history. Although reminiscent of the past, and nostalgic and timeless, this estate is also all things new, all thing delectable and all things sublime.

Stay in the stylishly-renovated 19th century rooms of our beautiful Franschhoek guest house with every luxury of a 4 & 5 star accommodation. The en-suite rooms also offer the comforting pleasures of home.

 

 
     

 

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