Overview

The fertile green valleys of the Cape Winelands are surrounded by proud mountain ranges. Towns and villages have many historic homesteads and monuments, and every so often fruit orchards are to be seen, whose produce may be found in all corners of the world. It is the Mediterranean climate and winter rainfall of the south-western Cape that produces some of the best wines in the country. The rich, fertile soils along the Breede River Valley and especially the areas of Somerset West, Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, have become world famous for their whites, reds, sherries, ports and brandies.The Cape Winelands is definitely the gem of South Africa. Offering some of the best wines in the world as well as world renowned restaurants. They also host some of the best golf courses on the planet and spending a couple of nights in the Winelands is something you will never forget.

Top Destinations ‐ Winelands

Franschhoek

Winelands

Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create international cuisine.

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Stellenbosch

Winelands

Stellenbosch is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, wine farms, street cafés, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and its famous university.

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Somerset West

Winelands

Somerset West is a popular area of the Cape Winelands and situated on the foot of the Helderberg Mountain. here you will find one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa - Vergelegen, as well as a quality golf estate - Erinvale, which forms part of our suggest golf courses to visit.

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Top Accommodation ‐ Winelands

Le Quartier Francais

Winelands, South Africa
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Le Quartier Français, a 21-room boutique hotel and three-bedroom LQF Villa located in Franschhoek, is set in private perfumed gardens with mountain views. Le Quartier Francais offers guests a gourmet destination with easy access to the village and sister property Leeu Estates, a five-minute drive away. We invite you to discover more about this romantic auberge .

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La Residence

Winelands, South Africa
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The La Residence experience focuses on the incredible gastronomy of the Franschhoek Valley. Great food and fine wines are the order of the day but the natural beauty of the surroundings lends itself to a number of diverse experiences from hiking and cycling to art galleries, festivals and motor museums.

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Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa

Winelands, South Africa
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Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa has a rich history dating back to the 1700's when the original Cape Dutch style farmstead was built. Over the years a gradual transformation occurred and today Erinvale is one of the most well-known hotels in Somerset West.

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