|Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
Situated on one of Franschhoek’s original country retreats in the Cape Winelands, about 20km from Stellenbosch and Paarl, Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa is five-star luxury with postcard views of Franschhoek Mountains, a perfect setting for sampling contemporary Cape Dutch charm. Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa is well-known for receiving outstanding achievement awards with being voted in 2006 as one of Conde Naste's top 130 new hotels of the world, a Gold Certificate for Wine List of the Year Award and in 2007 AA Travel Guide Award for Golden Achiever.
The hotel offers 79 elegant en-suite bedrooms and suites with balconies overlooking vineyards, the towering Franschhoek Mountains and landscaped gardens. Le Verger, The Orchard Restaurant, presents cuisine excellence in air-conditioned glass conservatory dining areas with sweeping views of mountains, streams, vineyards and orchards, offering al fresco and delicious a la carte menus. The Relais Gourmand restaurant offers a warm and sophisticated ambience with piano music and a’ la carte menu.
The hotel offers five world-class conference venues, seating between 20 and 120 delegates with gala award evenings, teambuilding, themed events, and perfectly situated for fairytale weddings with the most romantic settings for lasting photographs. Other activities available are tennis, horse riding, hiking trails, 4x4 trails, fly-fishing, mountain biking, golf, wine- chocolate- and cheese tasting. Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa is the perfect base from which to explore the Franschhoek Valley and surrounding Winelands. A wide variety of activities, ranging from outdoors and adventure sports to leisurely wine tasting and shopping can be arranged by the Hotel’s in house Travel Desk.
Past a labyrinth path which winds around an ancient oak, set beneath the towering amphitheatre of the Franschhoek mountains, Camelot Spa at Le Franschhoek Hotel is the most glorious of Cape destination spa‘s, where a sensory experience, complete well-being and pure indulgence awaits. Bathed in the valley's mystical light, dïcor is a fusion of rich, opulent tones with sensory spa symbols from the labyrinth to private outdoor massage garden (where you may even have a moonlight massage) all leading to a relaxation room & meditation area which peer out onto a private courtyard where health meals will be served. Spa highlights include innovative signature treatments and sensational elements including a Grecian liquid-sound flotation room (with sound in the water and a starry ceiling to enhance the experience); the Moulin Rouge colour-therapy room (where you will have your treatment whilst bathed in the chromo-therapeutic benefits of colour); an aromatic herbal sauna; Swiss shower (experience steam along with thin jets of water); a deluxe double treatment Suite. Spa Award Finalist 2006 & 2008 and Winner of the Camelot Destination Spa 2009