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

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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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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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

Willowbrook Country House

Winelands, South Africa
  • TypeGuest House

Willowbrook Country House, winner of the TRIPADVISOR Traveller Choice Awards for the last two consecutive years, is ideally located in the Cape Winelands, only 20 km from Cape Town International Airport in the town of Somerset West. Bordering our property on one side is the clear and bubbly Lourens River, one of the most important and protected areas for wildlife and botanical findings in the Western Cape.

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Spier Hotel

Winelands, South Africa
  • TypeHotel

Our 4-star Spier Hotel is one of South Africa’s first to be Fair Trade in Tourism accredited for living its values. Built village-style along the Eerste River, surrounded by vineyards, quiet gardens and historic farm buildings, the hotel captures the enigma of Cape wine country.

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Delaire Graff Estate

Winelands, South Africa
  • TypeHotel

At Delaire Graff Estate you can experience the ultimate in luxury, combined with our own unique blend of South African hospitality. Nestled between majestic mountains and overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch.

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