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Boschendal

Overview

A historic wine estate dating back to 1685, Boschendal is located almost equidistant from the wine region’s big hitting towns – Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl – and has long had a great reputation for its wines, restaurant and the terrific picnics which are served in the tree-lined and majestic grounds. 

A wide variety of self catering accommodation options are available to guests staying on the farm. From 1 bedroom cottages to a five bedroom cottage perfect for larger families. All have full kitchens or kitchenettes in the smaller cottages. The emphasis is on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character. 

Guests enjoy privileged access to the entire farm and activities available include vineyard tours, mountain biking, hiking, trout fishing, horse riding and farm history tours. 

Highlights

Our Thoughts

Set on an working farm, and a with range of accommodation and activities on offer. Boschendal is an excellent addition to the South Africa's wine region. Highly recommended. 

  • Luxury spa treatments
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant  

The farm has three restaurants, The Werf, The Deli and The Rhone Homestead. Picnic lunches to be enjoyed in the farm's gardens are also available

The Werf
The estate's flagship restaurant and situated in the beautifully revamped original cellar of the Manor House. Farm to table dining is the order of the day with the restaurant sourcing the finest, local, seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients like beef from their own herd of Angus cattle.

The Farmshop & Deli
Very family friendly, the farmshop and deli serves delicious breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas. Indoor and outdoor seating is available and guests can purchase fresh farm bread, artisanal jams and home-made preserves.

The Rhone Homestead
Situated next to the winery, the Rhone Homestead is open for buffet lunches every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

A wide variety of self catering accommodation options are available to guests staying on the farm. All cottages have a full kitchen or kitchenette in the smaller cottages. The emphasis is on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character. 

Clarence Cottage
A newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage within walking distance of the restaurant. Features include a large kitchen, generous living area, big private garden, fireplace and WiFi

Rhodes Cottage
Historic 5 bedroom cottage with magnificent views over the Boschendal Estate and the valley. The property is a South African National Heritage Site and features its own dedicated housekeeper, private pool, large private garden, full equipped kitchen and WiFi.

The Orchard Cottages
A collection of 1,2,3 and 4 bedroom luxury cottages with kitchenettes, outdoor dining areas and WiFi set among the Boschendal orchards.

The Werf Cottages
Each cottage has 1 bedroom and enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and mountains. Features include a kitchenette, fireplace and WiFi.

  • Vineyard tours
  • Mountain biking
  • Horse riding
  • Boschendal gardens
  • The rose garden
  • Picnics in the Boschendal gardens
  • Spa treatments
  • Trout fishing
  • Kloof nature trail
  • Farm history tours

Children of all ages are welcome.

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