Cape Winelands

Few places in the world can claim to be quite as idyllic as the Cape Winelands. This beautiful region of wooded hillsides, river valleys, dramatic mountain passes and interlocking vineyards also boasts Michelin starred dining and, of course, some of the world’s most sought after wine. Explore the French colonial architecture of affluent Franschhoek with its boutiques, galleries and award winning cafes and restaurants. Close by is Stellenbosch, an area famed for its 200 wine and grape producers and over 150 tasting rooms. Follow Route 62 east to Robertson where your wine adventure can continue, or you can enjoy an array of other activities such as river cruising, visiting the wildlife sanctuaries and tastings at the Marbin Olive Farm. Holidays to the Cape Winelands are a true epicurean delight.


Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 27℃
  • 27℃
  • 26℃
  • 24℃
  • 21℃
  • 18℃
  • 18℃
  • 18℃
  • 20℃
  • 22℃
  • 24℃
  • 26℃
  • 2
  • 2
  • 3
  • 6
  • 9
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 8
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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5* Last Word Franschhoek

Last Word Franschhoek is situated in the heart of the village, South Africa’s gourmet capital, just minutes walk from cafes, boutique shops and, of course, its most in-demand restaurants. Wines farms are easily accessible by car, the popular wine tram or by using our in-house driver and vehicle. There are ten inordinately large rooms on two floors including two pool suites each with its own semi-private plunge pool. With the help of their cheerful and generous team, let managers Conrad and Franklin help plan your perfect Franschhoek experience by suggesting dining options and activities. After a long day of wine tasting, return to the oasis and relax around the pool or regenerate in the well-appointed comfort of your suite before heading back out to the local restaurants and succumb to their temptations. More indulgences with complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi, lavish breakfasts, all beverages including select wines and premium spirits and nightly turndowns.

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