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Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Franschhoek, South Africa
7 nights for £1,400 PP inc flights 10 nights for £1,735 PP inc flights 14 nights for £2,185 PP inc flights *Price based on
2 people sharing

Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Franschhoek, South Africa
7 nights for £1,400 PP inc flights 10 nights for £1,735 PP inc flights 14 nights for £2,185 PP inc flights *Price based on
2 people sharing
Welcome to Franschhoek, one of South Africa’s premier wine regions and answer to Napa Valley. Smell the freshness of the vineyards with its sun-ripened grapes, while you sit beside the pool with a chilled class of Sauvignon Blanc. This is life at the Franschhoek Country House & Villas.

Dating back to the 1890s, the restored manor and perfumery is surrounded on all sides by vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see, all the way to the rolling foothills of the mountains. Offering 26 rooms and suites, this ridiculously scenic getaway is a must for wine and art enthusiasts looking for a little seclusion on their holiday.
 
  • Ideal base for exploring South Africa’s world-famous Winelands
  • Surround yourself with the best galleries, eateries and boutique shops on the Cape
  • Honeymoon suites and garden cottages available
Get in touch with our team of travel experts to start planning your trip
Best for: Couples, Family, Food & Wine, Hen & Stag, Honeymoon, Sports
Style: Traditional

DETAILS:

  • Best for: Couples, Family, Food & Wine, Hen & Stag, Honeymoon, Sports
  • Style: Traditional
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Nearest Airport: London Heathrow
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Best Time To Travel

Average Temperatures
Jan: 20°c   Feb: 20°c   Mar: 19°c  
Apr: 16°c   May: 14°c   Jun: 12°c  
Jul: 11°c   Aug: 12°c   Sep: 13°c  
Oct: 16°c   Nov: 17°c   Dec: 20°c  

Our Expert View:

“If you’re a culture fan who loves to stare at a piece of art with wine in hand, then you’ve reached Nirvana. This is the ideal destination for couples on their honeymoon and those looking to have a more refined stag or hen do,”

Samantha Seals, sales and marketing manager

Samantha, Head of Sales & Operations

Amenities:

  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Restaurant
  • In-Room Dining
  • Bar
  • Babysitting Service
  • Airport Transfers
  • Shuttle Service
  • Free Parking
  • Minibar
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Concierge Service

ACCOMMODATION

Comprising 14 luxurious rooms and 12 villa suites, this boutique setting gives that little bit extra in its beautiful accommodation. Every room offers a magnificent view and almost all offer private balconies or patios so that you can enjoy these vistas to the fullest. Opt for a honeymoon suite to give you and your significant other the romantic getaway you deserve with those seductive little extras that make your experience a special one. Or, choose the option of a Garden Cottage to enjoy some exceptionally scenic alone time with your family.

Standard Room

    Located in the original manor house, this bewitchingly pretty room has all the expected mod-cons and amenities to make your stay exceptional. With every en-suite accommodation offering a cosy sitting area inside and a private balcony outside, you will be able to enjoy comfort and relaxation at any hour of the day or night.

      Garden Cottage

        This charming double-storey cottage has everything you need to indulge in a peaceful and secluded holiday experience from a private garden and patio to en-suite bedrooms and a separate lounge. With small guests in mind, this cottage has a lounge area complete with TV and fold-out beds, making it an ideal family accommodation.

          Villa Suite

          • 1,076ft 2
          Discerning holiday makers will be wowed by the luxuriousness of the Villa Suite. With two private balconies ensuring a panoramic view of the most scenic spot in the Winelands, this suite is the epitome of opulent country living in South Africa. A picturesque bathroom not only offers a standalone bath but also in-bathroom music so you can sing to your heart’s content in the tub.
          • 1,076ft 2

          Location

          • A mere minutes’ drive from the centre of Franschhoek, Country House & Villas are the ideal base for exploring not only the local area but also much of the Cape Peninsula from Paarl to Stellenbosch. Although a complimentary shuttle service offers guests transport to the Franschhoek centre a car is recommended as the best way to get about. With plenty of wineries and restaurants nearby to explore at your leisure, there won’t be a moment of your stay that isn’t fun filled and breathtaking.

            A mere minutes’ drive from the centre of Franschhoek, Country House & Villas are the ideal base for exploring not only the local area but also much of the Cape Peninsula from Paarl to Stellenbosch. Although a complimentary shuttle service offers guests transport to the Franschhoek centre a car is recommended as the best way to get about. With plenty of wineries and restaurants nearby to explore at your leisure, there won’t be a moment of your stay that isn’t fun filled and breathtaking.
          • How to get there:
            50-minutes by car from Cape Town International Airport
          • Time Difference:
            UTC +2
          • Currency:
            ZAR

          DINING

          You might think that having only one on-site restaurant could get boring, but then you haven’t tried the food at the Monneaux Restaurant. The culinary skills at work in the kitchens of the Monneaux can only be described as Cape cuisine at its finest. And they’ve got the awards to prove it - in the country's Top 100 list of the best restaurants for six years and the top 10 for two years.

          Monneaux Restaurant

          • French
          • No
          With perfect grace and symmetry in every aspect of its décor this acclaimed restaurant elegantly awaits you. The award-winning wine list provides a selection of local and imported wines that perfectly complement each and every dish. To make the evening extra special speak to the staff about reserving the underground cellar for private functions.

          LEISURE

          Aiming to provide the ultimate experience of relaxation, this lovely retreat offers only the most leisurely of pursuits for your enjoyment. Relax by the hotel pools and catch a tan on the loungers or indulge yourself in a massage guaranteed to take you to seventh heaven. And if you need something more fascinating to fill your days, there is plenty to consume your schedule just beyond the secluded country walls.

          Get your golf on

          If you enjoy golf as much as you enjoy a glass or two of wine then you’re just going to love the Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate. A working wine farm, world-class championship golf course and residential estate, this pride of Stellenbosch offers everything you could possibly want all in one place.

          The estate’s landscape is the ideal terrain for a game of golf with a view, with rolling Winelands in every direction and a course designed by Ken Elkin. With 18 holes and one-on-one sessions offered by the Head PGS Golf Professional, this is certainly an estate that will challenge amateur and professional golfers alike.

          Grab a glass or two

          You’re in wine heaven when you’re in Franschhoek, so why not indulge? Vrede en Lust Winery is considered one of the best wine tasting venues in the region. The estate’s wine cellar was designed by the well-known Günter Brözel and its tasting venue encompasses panoramic views of the vineyards and mountains, making this the most delicious day trip you can imagine. If you want to get into the more exclusive tasting areas and private dinner venues, why not join the Vrede en Lust Wine Club and get your hands on some amazing member perks?

          surrender your senses

          All the walking tours of vineyard and constant shopping got your muscles in a bunch? Put yourself in the skilled hands of the Franschhoek Country House & Villas’ spa experts. So conveniently placed you won’t have an excuse not to visit it, the spa’s range of signature treatments will leave every inch of you feeling better than ever before with a personalised combination of massages, reflexology, beauty treatments and spa rituals. So, go on, spoil yourself beautiful with a day spent in the on-site relaxation zone.

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