Today you’ll drive into the winelands, about 40 minutes from Cape Town to the 5* Grande Roche Hotel where you’ll stay in a Studio Suite. Your stay includes sparkling wine and an Oyster breakfast.
Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Paarl Rock Mountain, the boutique hotel is where history interacts with modern day comforts and the gentle rhythm of a working fruit and wine farm creates a peaceful escape for rest and relaxation. A proud member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, featuring 28 elegant suites you will experience comfort and tranquility, personal service and meticulous attention to detail.
With breathtaking views across the Paarl Wine Valley, Grande Roche Hotel offers guests the perfect setting for a Winelands escape. Award winning Bosman's Restaurant offers all year dining with fireplaces for winter and an outside terrace overlooking the vineyards for summer evenings. Michelin trained Chefs infuse classic South African dishes with international cuisine and the in-house Sommelier is able to recommend wines from the list of 400 labels.
The boutique choice is The Last Word Franschhoek, an exclusive 5-star historic residence in the heart of the Franschhoek village, the gourmet capital of South Africa. The hotel is just a minute's walk from excellent award-winning restaurants and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and art galleries.
The Franschhoek valley offers world-class wine estates, tastings and cellar tours nestled between towering mountains and beautiful vineyards and the picturesque French village hosts some of the best cuisine from internationally recognised gourmet chefs. The valley is also the idyllic setting for walking trails, hiking, cycling, bird watching, horse riding, fly-fishing and golf.
Whilst you’re there the hotel can arrange a host of luxury escapes including horseback wine tours, gourmet dining at some of South Africa’s top restaurants, exploring the region’s French heritage – unforgettable memories are waiting to be made.
Luxury 5*: Grande Roche Hotel 5*
Boutique: The Last Word Franschhoek