La Residence


Think of a summer in a patriarchal château in France. Discover treasures of fine, French antiquities, exquisite carpets and a fascinating mix of wonderful objets d'art.


You don't need to travel back to the Renaissance for that. The luxurious La Residence offers truly everything from unbeatable luxury over perfect comfort to fine, proper style elegance – just as an old French Country Château does. And you will experience all of that close-by one of the most beautiful cities all over the earth.


This read more » top class hotel provides absolute seclusion and calmness for its guest. Only five suites make sure that your holiday literally becomes an absolutely unforgettable experience.


La Residence is located in the furtile Franschhoek Valley – nestling wonderfully and romantically between the mountains in the heart of the South African vineyards.


The picturesque and lovely village Franschhoek was founded in 1688 by French Huguenots. Today it is well-known for its outstanding hospitality, excellent cuisine and its superb objets d'art.


The Bastille Day on the 14th of July celebrates the village's French Heritage with a cheerful festival of fine French food and wine.


You shouldn't miss out on that special experience. The natural beauty of the landscape has been enhanced by man.


The vineyards, orchards and green forests offer a truly unforgettable play of colours of nature. Some of the oldest and most famous South African wines come from this region.


A couple of them originated centuries ago and are still producing the most exquisite South African top wines. Indulge yourself in the La Residence, in the vineyards of Cape Town! « show less


Just 45 minutes from Cape Town, a great distance from the hustle and bustle of the city, the five suites of La Residence offer luxury and comfort in a classy ambience.


The suites are equipped and furnished read more » truly magically. Each of the individually designed suites provides a maximum of old-world elegance, decorated with fine French antiquities, exqusite Persian carpets and delicate Ralph Lauren bed linen.


The Franschhoek Suite provides a private balcony with a wonderful panoramic view to the surrounding Franschhoek Valley and his and hers dressing rooms.


A little of the period of Biedermeier, somewhat of the period of Renaissance, in-between a Japanese screen – the bathroom of the Franschhoek Suite appears as a truly splendid bath with a free-standing bathtub.


A true piece of jewellery is the comfortable canopy bed with a view to the surrounding Franschhoek vineyards. The equipment of the four Courtyard Suites leaves nothing to be desired.


You dispose of a luxurious bathroom with bathtub. A telephone, a CD and DVD player and a television top off this successful equipment.


Do some refreshing laps in the pool, which is located in a secluded courtyard. Thus, undisturbed bathing in absolute privacy is guaranteed.


Do you like watching movies? No problem! The hotel also provides a home movie room for its guests. If you love literature, you can kill time in the private library.


World-class service has got top priority. Guests are provided with a private butler, a private chef and a chauffeur with car on hand. Service as it should be in a top class hotel. « show less


Guests spending a holiday in the La Residence are primarily seeking for complete calmness and seclusion in a private ambience. The climate of Franschhoek is well tolerated throughout the whole year.


La read more » Residence provides a lot of opportunities for guests finding relaxation in sports. Why don't you, for example, play a thrilling tennis match?


Extensive promenades or hikes to the surrounding mountains or to the picturesque village are absolutely recommend as well.


The La Residence offers private wine-testings at the region's different vineyards for the gourmets among the guests. If you prefer a spicier taste, a cheese testing might be the right thing for you.


Or let your mind wander while you go fishing in the sea. But the La Residence also provides many more highlights. For example, a thrilling helicopter flight can be booked. If you are more into romantic activities, you might enjoy a hot air balloon trip. A great experience, which you will bear in mind for a long time.


Improve your handicap and do some golfing. Extraordinary sports and trips can be arranged in the La Residence as well.


Take to the skies by paragliding and enjoy the fantastic view of the landscape. Or experience the speed and power during quad biking. Thrill and excitement are guaranteed.


Horse friends can undertake wonderful rides. And Cape Town, the fascinating metropolis, is only a one hour's drive away. Experience pure nature and scent the fine flavour of the lavander blossom while you relax on the sunny patio. « show less