Franschhoek is a charming small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa. It is about 50 miles (75 kilometres) from Cape Town and has a population of slightly over 15,000 people. It is widely regarded as the gourmet capital of South Africa, and the wines are world class.
Accommodation in Franschhoek
Mont Rochelle is a French-inspired manor house, with 22 bedrooms including six suites, all reflecting the specially curated relaxed luxury that Sir Richard Branson pulls off so well. The interiors feature a clean contemporary style that is sleek, soft edged, and immediately welcoming. While the setting and design may encourage guests to kick it down […]
With emphasis on stylish simplicity, these new guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character. Ideal for families and groups of friends as well as couples they range from the exclusive and historic 5 bedroom Rhodes Cottage, a National Heritage Site built by renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker for Cecil John Rhodes, to the […]
Utilizing the original Cape Dutch worker’s cottages from the 17th century, and delightfully renovated in 2010, this working farm and vineyard is a delight. From the outside, the cottages look very traditional, but inside, they are crisp, fresh, white and thoroughly modern. In addition to great wine, lovely cheeses and meats are for sale, along […]
La Quartier Francais – to give it its full name – is a small auberge in the classic sense. The rooms enjoy daring design touches, strong colours and a host of well-thought-out amenities. The Four Quarters suites are the ultimate in indulgence, but even some of the standard rooms have garden access. The in-house cinema […]