Franschhoek House


The view, which you'll see the first time you arrive at the Franschhoek Country House, resembles a picture-postcard idyll. An ancient manor-house dating back until 1890, which still partly mirrors the brightness of long gone colonial periods, is surrounded by picturesque mountains and romantic vines.


Welcome to your luxurious holiday paradise for the next couple of days! Just one hour from the lively South African centre Cape Town, you'll find a perfect domicile to get some rest, relax far away read more » from the everyday life and recharge your batteries with fresh energy.


This hotel at the probably most beautiful end of the world is a culinary insider tip for the palates of fastidious guests. The restaurant “Monneaux“ ranks among the best ten restaurants in South Africa.


The motto: East meets West! A brilliant mix! But look and see for yourself!


A precious set table, bone china and a glass of an exquisite wine – what could be better than to celebrate the meals? The wine list will make the wine expert's heart beat faster. After all, you'll choose from the top wines of the world-famous wine-growing area.


You'll also dine in proper style in the “Cellar Restaurant“, surrounded by a lot of good wines. The breakfast is already a true highlight and thus a perfect start of the day. Especially, if the wheather is nice and you're able to take your breakfast on the house's terrace. The fantastic view of the landscape is for free.


The lounge is a popular meeting point among the guests. Here, you meet for an appetiser or to enjoy the spectacular sunset with a refreshing cocktail in your hand. « show less


France located in the midst of South Africa? You think, this cannot be true? The hotel team is proud of its twelve exclusive Villa Suites, which spread a breath of France.


The suites are 100 sq. metres read more » large in size and provide a lot of space to take a deep breath. The elegant lounge is reached via the impressive entrance portico. French doors open to the fantastic bedroom.


Both rooms lead to the large, private balcony. A place, where every guest likes to linger. Enjoy the tranquility and especially the view of the mountains, the garden and the blue swimming pool of this piece of jewellery, which we spotted for you – either with a drink out of the mini-bar or with a cup of tea or coffee.


You can feel truly royally in your French bathroom. The free-standing bath tub promises pure bathing pleasures and is best suitable for a romantic full bath. A log burned fireplace also guarantees twosome sentiments.


A television, a music system and a DVD player provide for your entertainment. The individual air conditioning cools down the rooms on request. The kindly, practical underfloor heating ensures that it won't get cold on colder days.


Most of the 14 rooms dispose of a balcony and a private lounge as well. In some rooms, you're able to light a crackling fire in colder evenings or to refresh yourself with the help of the air conditioning on warmer days. « show less


Passionate Africa travellers know immediately what is meant by the motto: “The world in one country“. Almost no other place on this earth is so diversified and provides so many opportunities to spend read more » one's leisure time during the most beautiful days of the year.


The location amidst the winegrowing area almost obliges to pay a visit to some of the excellent vineyards. Moreover, a visit of the towns of Stellenbosch and Paarl, which feature the architecture of the Dutch colonial heritage, is truly worthwhile.


Even Cape Town shouldn't be left out in your excursion itinerary. Hike unhurriedly through the region's fantastic mountains and valleys, receiving a lot of new impressions. Or explore the region comfortably on a horse's back.


Go on a culinary discovery tour. Almost no other place provides so many excellent restaurants. However, not only wine and food attract so many people to come to Franschhoek. Pay an informative visit to the Franschhoek Museum.


You can spend a lot of time shopping in one of the many boutiques and art galleries. A whale watching trip is unforgettable and absolutely advisable. The gentle giants of the ocean have always been captivating us.


After so much activity, relaxation should of course not be missed out either. Spend an hour at the swimming pool and relax your mind.


Sometimes it's also wonderful to do simply nothing but to let your mind wander. You can perfectly do this at one of the wonderful South African beaches... « show less