Cape Winelands

An hour’s drive northeast of Cape Town is an expanse of the most beautiful countryside in South Africa, with jagged mountain peaks and lush valleys lined with vineyards. Historic towns, quaint villages and gracious Cape Dutch homesteads are to be found in the Cape Winelands.

Stellenbosch is South Africa’s oldest town and its rich history is evident in the beautifully preserved architecture along oak-lined Dorp Street. Nearby, the charming village of Franschhoek is known as the ‘gourmet capital’ of South Africa because of its plethora of wine estates, award-winning restaurants and intimate bistros.

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Highlights in Cape Winelands

  • Enjoy wine tasting and cellar tours on grand estates
  • Try wine and chocolate pairing
  • Lunches on sunny terraces and dinners in top restaurants
  • Golfing on world-class courses
  • Hiking, biking and horse riding in beautiful mountain scenery

Featured Accommodation

Spier Hotel

Village-style accommodation on a beautiful farm in the Cape Winelands. Spier, one of the larger winelands hotels, offers a great location and plenty to do….

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Oude Werf Hotel

A stroll from the many historic attractions of the Winelands ‘capital’ of Stellenbosch, Oude Werf combines a centuries-old heritage as South Africa’s oldest continuously operating…

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