Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl are all situated amongst the stunning natural mountain ranges of the Western Cape offering numerous vineyards, stunning views and romantic getaways.
Hotels in Winelands
Essential information for Winelands
The easiest way to access the Winelands is by car from Cape Town. The roads are well signposted and there are lots of places to stop and admire on the way! Some of the wine estates are open to the public and you can visit and do some wine tasting!
The Winelands, South Africa is home to the longest wine route in the world, and with that comes a lot of options. How do you know which hotel, town or vineyard is for you? Winelands holidays can be as robust or low key as you fancy with all the choices on offer. So, let’s dive in:
You’ve got a lot of places to stay in the region, from Constantia on the back of Table Mountain through to the more familiar towns of Stellenboach and Franschhoek. You’ve also got Robertson and Tulbagh that aren’t so well-trodden. We’ve got a few top picks when it comes to Cape Winelands hotels, to help you select the right destination for your holiday:
Of course, the main reason to book a Winelands holiday is to try some of the world’s best wines, especially their renowned Chenin Blanc and Pinotage. However, there is so much more to see, and foodies will love discovering some of the country’s best restaurants (there’s plenty of them).
We tend to lean towards Stellenbosch and Franschhoek for most of our accommodation. The hotels in these areas make sure that first-time visitors are right at the heart of the action.