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Category: Food Stays
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is Richard and Mouse Poynton’s exquisite hideaway in the Kamberg Valley of the Drakensberg.  Feast on Richard’s legendary gourmet food, aburst with the flavours of fresh local ingredients and home-grown delights, and marvel at nature in her best finery. The farmhouse is a treasure-trove of collectibles, and each bedroom a uniquely crafted … Continue reading “Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse”


Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren is an exquisitely preserved Cape farm dating back to 1692. Set amid vineyards and orchards in the Drakenstein Valley, the sophisticated farm hotel invites guests to enjoy the entire farm and its modern spa and gym.  At the heart of the farm a one-of-its-kind garden spanning all of 8 acres and supplying the well-known restaurant Babel. Guest … Continue reading “Babylonstoren”


Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa

Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa is a magnificent Cape Winelands property overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch.  Historic Cape Dutch architecture meets contemporary African artworks and artefacts at a destination where art, hospitality and wine blend seamlessly.  The prestigious Delaire Graff estate features ten exclusive guest lodges, two outstanding restaurants, a modern winery,  state-of-the-art Spa and two … Continue reading “Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa”


Le Quartier Francais

Le Quartier Francais is a luxury boutique hotel situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Village. It is the extra-ordinary staff, comfortable rooms and the attention to detail that ensure the ultimate spoiling at this gourmet destination.  It’s a hideaway perfect for romance, set in a beautiful, fragrant garden with mountain views, with easy access to the … Continue reading “Le Quartier Francais”


The Plettenberg Hotel

The Plettenberg is situated on a rocky headland in the spectacular beach town of Plettenberg Bay, offering breathtaking vistas and easy access to the Garden Route’s beaches and forests, animal sanctuaries, and a host of local adventures. Hotel facilities include the chic Sand Bar, SeaFood at The Plettenberg, The Wine Cellar, an in-house spa and stylish boutique. For … Continue reading “The Plettenberg Hotel”


The Cellars-Hohenort

The Cellars-Hohenort is set in nearly 9.5 acres of world-renowned gardens in Cape Town’s historic Constantia Valley, on the slopes of Table Mountain. All 51 rooms and suites have wonderful views of iconic Table Mountain or manicured gardens. Dine at a choice of two award-winning restaurants, The Conservatory and Greenhouse. Other hotel facilities include a stylish … Continue reading “The Cellars-Hohenort”


The Marine, Hermanus

Set on the cliffs above Hermanus’ Walker Bay, The Marine overlooks South Africa’s most well-known whale sanctuary, and is a stone’s throw away from one of the greatest densities of endangered Great White Shark, and a magnificent selection of Cape fynbos. Watch whales from your room in season, enjoy exceptional cuisine overseen by Chef Peter … Continue reading “The Marine, Hermanus”


The Robertson Small Hotel

Chic and up-to-the-minute, The Robertson Small Hotel is situated in the quaint country town of Robertson, close to the Breede River on Route 62. Ten boutique-style and designer-furnished suites are beautiful spaces providing generous comfort. EM Bar specializes in local wine and craft liquor in an area where wine farming is well established. The Small Restaurant makes imaginative work of the valley’s finest produce, … Continue reading “The Robertson Small Hotel”


Mont Rochelle

Mont Rochelle is Sir Richard Branson’s South African hotel and vineyard at Franschhoek in the Cape winelands. A stunning 22-bedroom hotel, Mont Rochelle also offers its guests a new spa with Hammam and heated pool. Enjoy gourmet food and breathtaking views at Miko, and delight in the estate’s other offerings of wine tasting, cellar tours, … Continue reading “Mont Rochelle”


Abalone House & Spa

Abalone House & Spa offers five-star luxuries with serious seaside appeal. The boutique hotel is an eclectic visual tapestry of texture and colour, cocooned within a central poolside courtyard. A 90-minute drive from Cape Town, Abalone House offers city-weary dwellers a sumptuous beachside escape where guest comforts take precedence. Feast at the bistro-style Reuben’s at … Continue reading “Abalone House & Spa”


Woodall Country House & Spa

Woodall Country House & Spa is located on a peaceful citrus farm near Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape. Its waterside setting creates an enchanted mood for sundowners and moonlit dinners. Guests enjoy an on-site spa, a palm-fringed poolgarden, stylish lounges, library and an award-winning wine cellar. It’s a wonderful prelude to a … Continue reading “Woodall Country House & Spa”


Rovos Rail

The Most Luxurious Train in the World Embark on an unforgettable rail odyssey on the most luxurious train in the world. Exciting routes include the acclaimed 14-day Dar es Salaam journey through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania; the scenic 3-day trip between Cape Town and Pretoria (or vice versa); the 3-day safari from … Continue reading “Rovos Rail”