Explore the Winelands
The Cape Winelands in South Africa is as destination of ultimate indulgence and relaxation. You can do exactly what you want on the Wine Route. Whether you are looking to simply de-stress and unwind and soak up the atmosphere, or whether you are looking to go on a cultural adventure visiting historical monuments, vineyards and galleries. The Cape Winelands will not disappoint.
There is a wide variety of fantastic accommodation to choose from, from the uber luxurious to quaint and charming. The Cape Wine Route has three of our favourite hotels, namely La Residence, Le Quartier Francais and The Grande Roche. These hotels frequently feature in the Conde Naste Traveller Hot List and Tatler Travel Awards. There are two stylish newcomers to the scene as well - Babylonstoren and Delaire Graff. Alternatively, you might enjoy the rustic charm and character of some of the smaller guesthouses such as The Last Word Franschhoek, Résidence Klein Oliphants Hoek and La Petite Ferme.
The Cape Wine Route can be explored in a variety of ways. Its proximity to Cape Town means that if your time is limited it can be explored as a Day Trip. Speak to us about our scheduled day tours, allowing you to really enjoy your wine tasting safe in the knowledge that there is someone else to do the driving! Drinking and driving aside, the best way to explore the Cape Wine Route is by hiring a car and taking a drive under your own steam. This gives you complete flexibility to travel at your own pace and do the things that you want to do.
Browse our website for more information about the winelands. If you can't find what you are looking for or need some advice, then speak to one of our expert travel consultants so that we can create the perfect tailor-made itinerary for you.
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