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CAPE WINELANDS ROUTE
       
 

 

Tour the Winelands

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.

 

 
       

 

 

 
     
 
1.  Val Du Charron    **** & *****  Wine & Olive farm in Bovlei Valley  Wellington
2.  Cascade Country Manor    ****  Situated in the Olive Valley of the Cape Winelands  Paarl
3.  Evergreen Manor and Spa    *****  Historical Heart of the Town  Stellenbosch
4.  Basse Provence Guesthouse   ****  Situated in the Franschoek Valley  Franschoek
5.  Orange Grove Farm   ****  Working wine farm near Robertson  Robertson
6.  Montagu Country Hotel    ****  Situated in Main Road Montague  Montague   
7.  Hawksmoor House    ****  In between Stellenbosch & Paarl  Stellenbosch
8.  Eendracht Hotel    ***  Situated in historic Dorp Street  Stellenbosch
9.  Rickety Bridge Country Estate   ****  Wine estate a few km from Franschoek  Franschoek
 
     
 

   

 

1. Val Du Charron    ****

  Web www.vdcwines.com E mail :  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.

 
     

 

 

 2. Cascade Country Manor    ***

  Web www.cascademanor.co.za E mail :  welcome@cascademanor.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 868 0227 Fax:      +27 (0) 82 738 3533
  Address: 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" (barbecue) 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.

 
     

 

 

3. Evergreen Manor & Spa   ****

     
  Web www.evergreenmanor.co.za E mail :  stay@evergreenmanor.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 886 6832 Fax:      +27 (0) 21 883 8449
  Address: 11 Murray Street, Stellenbosch  

 
     
 

Nestled under ancient Oak Trees, surrounded by spectacular vistas of craggy mountains and rolling vineyards, stands one of the most beautiful luxury Guest Houses in the area. Evergreen Manor and Spa, is located in the historical core of Stellenbosch, heart of the Cape Winelands.

Built in 1904, in the grand Country House style, we offer gracious living and old world charm combined with every modern convenience.


The Evergreen Spa offers an extensive range of wellness treatments. Our highly qualified therapists use the world renowned Declior range of products, Touch Treatments, Spa Body Treatments, Aroma Body Envelopments to specialized Skin Care treatments. Guests can take a leisurely walk to the centre of Town with it’s many fine restaurants, art galleries, museums and historical buildings. 

 
     

 

 

4. Basse Provence Guesthouse   **** 

  Web www.basseprovence.co.za E mail :  booking@basseprovence.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 876 2994 Fax:      +27 (0) 21 876 3637
  Address: R45 into Franschhoek  

 
     
 

This historic property offers elegant winelands accommodation and Cape Dutch hospitality at it’s finest with a swimming pool and sunny garden patio from which to enjoy the tranquillity of the vineyard setting and spectacular views set against the Franschhoek mountain backdrop. Set beneath 300 year old Oak trees, this luxurious retreat on an historic Cape Dutchwine farm, offers a la carte breakfasts to be enjoyed on the vast lawns or at our neighbouring estate, Rickety Bridge and guarantees our guests a first hand taste of the gourmet capital of South Africa.

We have 9 luxurious, spacious and tastefully decorated en-suite rooms all fully equipped with mini-bars, tea/coffee making facilities, DSTV and air-con. Our Manor suite and Elizabeth suite are among the finest in Franschhoek and have the privacy of their own entrance with access to the guest house pool and sunny breakfast terrace.

 
     

 

 

5. Orange Grove Farm    ****

  Web www.orangegrovefarm.co.za E mail :  info@ogf1812.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 23 100 0067 Fax:      +27 (0) 86 236 4927
  Address: Orange Grove Farm, Noree, Robertson  

 
     
 

Orange Grove Farm, a working wine and olive farm situated in the heart of Robertson's valley of wine and roses. Nestled at the foothills of Babbedasberg which forms part of the Langeberg Mountains, we are surrounded by majestic rock formations, crystal clear waterfalls, and an abundance of fauna and flora.

This is a place where guests can discover the wonders of nature, outdoor activities, or do absolutely nothing but inhale the beauty, peace, quiet and tranquility. Orange Grove offers luxurious self-catering cottages are named after the areas where the owner mined diamonds, and each has a unique story to tell. They combine comfort and beauty, offering a setting in which to linger and relax. Each cottage is fully serviced daily. Your private veranda and swimming pool provides a relaxing vantage-point to take in spectacular mountain views, the overwhelming sound of silence.

 
     

 

 

6. Montagu Country Hotel   **** 

  Web www.montagucountryhotel.co.za E mail :  res@montagucountryhotel.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 23 614 3125 Fax:      +27 (0) 23 614 1905
  Address: 27 Bath Street, Montagu  

 
     
 

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 & beautiful 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.

 
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 7. Hawksmoor House    ****

  Web www.hawksmoor.co.za E mail :  reservations@lionroars.com
  Address: Matjieskuil Farm, East-Rural Tel:   +27 (0) 21 424 1530

 
     
 

Hawksmoor House occupies a stunning location amidst vineyards with an expansive view from the verandah towards our beloved Table Mountain. Our sundowner verandah offers spectacular sunset views, and savour a glass of our own range of Hawksmoor wines. If you love dirt roads, sunsets, wine by candlelight, an owl outside your window, and don't mind sharing the pool with the occasional disoriented frog, you have found your place!

Hawksmoor House is a Cape Dutch country retreat located on a 220 hectare wine farm, Matjieskuil, near Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands. Meticulously restored and beautifully decorated with exquisite antiques, it occupies a stunning location amidst vineyards overlooking Table Mountain, and enjoys spectacular sunsets. About a 25 minute drive away from the buzzing Cape Town centre, the estate is quiet and serene.

 
     
 

 

 

8. Eendracht Hotel     ***

  Web www.eendracht-hotel.com E mail :  info@eendracht-hotel.com
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 883 8843 Fax:      +27 (0) 21 883 8842
  Address: 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.

 
     

 

 

9. Rickety Bridge Country Estate    ****

     
  Web www.ricketybridgewinery.com E mail :  shani@ricketybridge.com
  Tel:   +27 (0) 21 876 2994 Address: 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, accommodation at Basse Provence Guest House and the Rickety Bridge Manor House, and a beautiful 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. Lie still in the stylishly-renovated 19th century rooms of our beautiful Franschhoek guest house. With every luxury of a 4 star hotel, the 3 en-suite rooms also offer the comforting pleasures of home. Every detail has been considered in this Franschhoek luxury accommodation.

 
     

 

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