Winter 2019

57 Sep19403 Welcome to theWinelands In the basin of the Franschhoek mountains, overlooking the spacious vineyards that give the Cape Winelands their name, you can find Le Franschhoek Hotel. Home to the heart of luxury in the area, Le Franschhoek Hotel offers its guests the chance to indulge in an experience that is quite unique. Nestled in the heart of the Cape Winelands, surrounded by magnificent mountain vistas, guests are invited to spend their time in pure luxury at Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa. With attention to detail in every decision and attentive service at every turn, you can be sure of the opportunity to sit back, relax and truly appreciate the wonders that make up Le Franschhoek Hotel. A mere hour away from Cape Town International, those flying into the area can be assured of a quick and pleasant journey to the hotel. When you arrive, you will be whisked away to your luxurious accommodation. Elegantly finished with neutral tones to complement the palette of the countryside, you can feel the rich history through the iconic Cape Dutch architecture. Each suite, designed to soothe and relax, is within easy reach of all the amenities, unique features and creature comforts that complete a stay at Le Franschhoek Hotel. Guests can never be too hot or too cold thanks air conditioning, with individual temperature control and underfloor heating in the bathroom and bedroom. Tea and coffee facilities, with an Espresso machine with coffee pods, can be found in each suite as well, alongside a select satellite TV, bathrobes and complimentary Wi-Fi. One of the main appeals of Le Franschhoek Hotel is the onsite restaurants, which provide tantalising cuisine in South Africa’s culinary capital. An inclusive breakfast buffet prepares those who want to see more of the Winelands with a hearty start to the day. Available for visitors’ delights are a wide selection of breakfast treats, from cereals and toasted mueslis, to beautifully crafted hot meals and freshly baked breads – all served against the extraordinary vista of the Franschhoek mountains. Those with a more sophisticated palate might find Sauvage more suited to their tastes, offering fine dining paired with excellent wines. The opportunity to indulge should not be rejected lightly, as its varied and temping a’ la carte menu makes it one of the most renowned restaurants in the area. Altering the menu seasonally, this restaurant is under the outstanding direction of their Executive Head Chef. For those looking to truly relax and settle into the lap of luxury that Le Franschhoek Hotel offers, a labyrinth path from the hotel leads to the Camelot Spa. The Spa is equipped to cater to every whim and fancy, allowing guests to indulge in pure decadence. A wide-ranging selection of treatments is available for delectation. From the Grecian liquid-sound flotation room to the steamy Swiss shower, there’s a treatment that will please everyone at the Camelot Spa. For those wishing to find complete wellness, a Wellness Assessment can be taken, allowing special Spa staff to assist guests through the processes that will lead to optimum health and well-being. For those wanting to explore more of Franschhoek, South Africa’s ‘French Corner’ offers a rich cultural heritage just waiting for a closer look. Whether you decide to wander the vineyards or discover more from museums like the Huguenot Museum, you can be assured of history around every corner, just waiting to be found. It’s not often that a hotel is able to offer such enthusiastic service to its customers, determined to offer the perfect relaxation experience every time. From sublime bedroom views to quiet nights supping at the Sauvage, every aspect of Le Franschhoek Hotel is designed to put the guest in control and allow them to treat themselves to a special experience. Contact: Brittaney Blignaut Company: Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa Website: Telephone: 00 27 0 21 876 8900