Vacay in one of the most green and scenic winelands of the world! Half an hour drive from Cape Town begins the lush winelands region of South Africa. The Western Capes Wineland. region although very famous for yes, Wines! Has a lot more to offer than just grapes!
South Africa’s Cape Wine Route is the world’s longest and surely the most panoramic wine route. Constantia, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Hermanus and Paarl are more distinguished than the others, known world over for their polished hotels, delectable wines, and award winning restaurants. And the best part, all are within each reach, making it very accessible to experience the distinctive wines and regions from each other.
Allow yourself to be pampered in the charming hotels, indulge in exquisite wines, savour fresh farm fare, admire the scenic beauty and lots more... for the adventure junkies, there is whale watching, Hot Air ballooning, shark cage diving, sea kayaking, quad biking, heli rides, horseback tours and much more.
The cutest and the coolest way to experience a wine trail is for sure the Franschhoek Wine Tram, a hop on hop off concept that takes you thru the enchanting region of vineyards at a leisurely pace. Be it wine tasting, cellar tours, fresh lunch in the delightful cafe’s, the options are plenty.
Constantia a heritage wine region, Groot Constantia its history goes back to 1685, the finest example of Cape Dutch Architecture, the opulent Manor House is a must visit for its exclusivity of the location as well as the wines. Easily one of the finest wines the region has to offer.
The Paarl Valley, The Glen Carlou has an exclusive custom designed wine cellar, which also offers panoramic views of the Paarl Valley. They have a restaurant and a exotic speciality shop with the most unique and impressive collection of art, food, wine accessories and yes wines! Another hidden gem is the Grande Roche, a stunning luxury hotel like no other. It boasts of the most stunning views of the Paarl Rock and its vineyards, with the most impressive collection of wines and an award winning restaurant. And yes, they have the best cold coffee in the entire region!!
What are you waiting for.... Escape to the Vineyards and find yourself!!!