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

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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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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Top Accommodation ‐ Winelands

Oude Werf Hotel

Winelands, South Africa
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Oude Werf is situated in the historic heart of the Cape Winelands’ capital of Stellenbosch. Here, on the site of our country’s first church - which coined our name: ‘the old churchyard’ - our intimate 58-room hotel blends contemporary comfort and period-inspired ambiance with the same easy, personal care we’ve offered guests for two centuries as South Africa’s oldest continuously-operating hotel.

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Spier Hotel

Winelands, South Africa
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The 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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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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