Stellenbosch’s spectacular vistas and sweeping green vineyards will mesmerise you and seduce you into staying longer in the region, and the locals’ welcoming hospitality will ensure you have the stay of your life.
Stellenbosch’s diversity of terroir and wine styles is also reflected in its range of accommodation. The region offers an eclectic choice of luxury accommodation to rest your head ranging from restored Cape Dutch homesteads to modern boutique hotels. Experience Stellenbosch’s unique colonial heritage by staying at beautiful Cape Dutch wine farms, whose solid white-washed walls contrast wonderfully with the grey of their thatched roofs and the lush green of the trees and vines surrounding them. Stellenbosch wine farm accommodation often boasts spas and world-class restaurants, so you can relax after wine-tasting in the most luxurious surroundings, pamper yourself, take a dip in the pool, enjoy a sauna or dine on innovative culinary creations.
The magnificent mountains surrounding Stellenbosch tower over beautifully landscaped gardens where you can just sit back and recharge your senses. Of course, staying at Stellenbosch wine farm accommodation also affords you the opportunity to taste the region’s premium wines. Indulge in a glass of fizzy Cap Classique as an aperitif before dinner or alternatively sip a chilled glass of refreshing Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc whilst deciding on your evening’s programme. Enjoy one of South Africa’s famed meat feasts, the braai, its take on the barbecue, making sure you have a glass of bold Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon to bring out its best.
Staying in the heart of the vineyards is not the only way to appreciate the region’s viticultural traditions and heritage, Stellenbosch wine farm accommodation makes the perfect base for exploring the region and its distinctive wine routes.
Stellenbosch’s multi-cultural history also serves up Victorian villas and cosy guest houses nestled among the splendid vineyards and scenic mountain locations. You might also choose to stay at the oldest hotel in South Africa, a country lodge or luxury five-star accommodation. Whether you decide to lay your head within a working wine estate and soak up the region’s rich wine heritage or hole up in the bustling university town of Stellenbosch itself, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to unwind. Enjoy strolling the shady oak-lined streets and browsing the quirky shops in Stellenbosch’s main streets, which still resonate with historical atmosphere and cultural allure. Tantalise your senses in one of South Africa’s Gourmet Capital’s many award-winning restaurants and drink in the atmosphere of the Cape winelands. Golfers may wish to indulge in a round or two of golf to relax after a busy day touring the vineyards.
Staying in the heart of the vineyards is not the only way to appreciate the region’s viticultural traditions and heritage, Stellenbosch wine farm accommodation makes the perfect base for exploring the region and its distinctive wine routes. Stellenbosch’s five sub-routes take you through the Bottelary Hills, Greater Simonsberg, Helderberg, Stellenbosch Valley and Stellenbosch Berg and will allow you to delve deeper into the region’s distinctive varied terroir and mesoclimates, and appreciate what makes Stellenbosch wines stand out from the rest.
Discover this most famous wine-producing region, steeped in history, home to some of the country’s most outstanding wineries and most stunning scenery – magnificent mountains, rippling waterways and secluded valleys. Relax at luxurious Stellenbosch wine farm accommodation and dine in its fabulous gourmet restaurants. Simply enjoy the unique experience the region offers and taste some of South Africa’s most enigmatic wines. Our local experts at Wine Paths will ensure you have the wine experience of a lifetime.
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