The Western Cape spills over with splendidly romantic getaway options – places just perfect a romantic weekend, proposal, honeymoon or anniversary celebration.

Babylonstoren, Franschhoek Area

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Babylonstoren, Franschhoek Area, Western Cape.
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Babylonstoren, Franschhoek Area, Western Cape.

Babylonstoren is a charming and exquisitely preserved Cape farm set amid vineyards, orchards and extraordinary gardens in the Drakenstein Valley. The sophisticated farm hotel invites guests to enjoy the entire farm and its modern spa and gym, and its one-of-its-kind garden spanning all of 8 acres and supplying the well-known restaurant Babel, and the garden gem The Greenhouse. Guest suites echo historic Cape Dutch farm buildings, with characteristic whitewashed walls, gables and thatched roofs. The farm is a paradise for the senses: do the legendary garden tour and tea ritual, enjoy idyllic surroundings whilst rowing on the dam, sample Babylonstoren wines, meet farm animals, fish for trout at the farm dam, and walk or cycle on the farm. Mail us.

La Cle des Montagnes, Franschhoek Area

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La Cle des Montagnes, Franschhoek Area, Western Cape.
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La Cle des Montagnes, Franschhoek Area, Western Cape.

La Clé des Montagnes is a distinctive sanctuary for leisure in the Franschhoek Valley, offering exquisite rooms, suites and villas set amid vineyards and orchards on a working wine farm. La Clé Village provides room and suite accommodation in Manoir, Grange and Colonial, whilst Galerie is an exclusive 2-bedroom villa, complete with a private garden and pool, and fully serviced. At Manoir, exceptional meals are served, and open living spaces invite enjoyment of the beautiful garden. This is a superior choice in the Cape winelands, and within walking distance of the town of Franschhoek. Mail us.

Mosaic Lagoon Lodge, Stanford Area

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Mosaic Lagoon Lodge, Stanford Area, Western Cape.
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Mosaic Lagoon Lodge, Stanford Area, Western Cape.

Mosaic Lagoon Lodge is an ecological utopia situated between sea and mountains near the village of Stanford. Close to Hermanus and little more than 2 hours from Cape Town, this splendid nature retreat offers idyllic waterside and fynbos scenery, beach and land adventures, and unique birds and plants. Five stone-and-glass suites are secluded among milkwood trees on the edge of the Hermanus Lagoon and offer stunning mountain views. Bathrooms have large romantic tub, copper sink and a private outdoor shower for an “African bush” experience. Tree-canopied boardwalks lead to the central leisure and dining areas. Mail us.

Kagga Kamma Private Nature Reserve, Cederberg

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Kagga Kamma Private Nature Reserve, Cederberg, Western Cape.
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Kagga Kamma Private Nature Reserve, Cederberg, Western Cape.

Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve is concealed in a spectacular rocky wilderness to the south of the Cederberg Mountains – ideal for a romantic marriage proposal or honeymoon stay. Stay in charming circular huts or cave suites built between massive sandstone rock formations, or at the Star or Sky Suites – uniquely special open-air sleepouts at private locations in the reserve. View ancient rock paintings thousands of years old, enjoy guided game and nature drives with scenic sundowner stops, as well as hiking, mountain and quad biking, and star-gazing. Mail us.

Treedom Villas, Wilderness

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Treedom Villas, Wilderness, Western Cape
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Treedom Villas, Wilderness, Western Cape.

Treedom Villas is a unique and super-special escape from the city, at beautiful Wilderness on the Garden Route. Stay in a luxury gypsy wagon in an enchanted place where you will be enveloped by sheer magic. Each vardo is an inspired creation, reflecting a unique theme and offering private living and dining space. All are guaranteed to enchant and delight you. Mail us.

Tsala Treetop Lodge, Plettenberg Bay Area

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Tsala Treetop Lodge, between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, Garden Route.
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Tsala Treetop Lodge, between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, Garden Route.

Tsala Treetop Lodge is a lavish hideaway set among the treetops of indigenous forest and located in the heart of the Garden Route, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Ten romantic suites and six magnificent 2-bedroom villas are secluded in the forest canopy, providing luxurious and very private havens of luxury. Each has its own timber deck and splash pool. Living spaces are sumptuous, and they harmonize seamlessly with the surrounding forest. Dine lavishly in Tsala’s glass-walled dining room, on a sublime dining deck, or in the forest nearby at Zinzi. Mail us.

Mail us to book your honeymoon or romantic getaway in the beautiful Western Cape. To speak to a consultant call +27 21 797 7122.