La Cle Villa - Le Manoir

Franschhoek, The Winelands, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Conveniently located 200 metres walk from the village centre

  • A great option for families and small groups seeking a private house experience

  • Efficient concierge services to get you into the best restaurants

  • The managers can source fantastic local produce and the chef prepares delicious feasts

  • The staff go above and beyond to cater for your every need

  • Fitness lessons available on site

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The Winelands are a wonderful year-round destination and enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate, somewhat like the South of France, which is what makes the area perfect for grape-growing. Summer in Franschhoek is the reverse of the Northern hemisphere. The best season visit is September to March when it is hot, sunny and dry. From April to August it cools down with some rain.

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Call us on 800-085220008 to start planning your holiday to La Cle Villa - Le Manoir or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands

Description

Le Manoir has spectacular views of the dramatic verdant South African landscape. This sophisticated four person villa is uniquely designed and highly private exuding unequivocal tranquillity and peace, from when you first enter the doors.

Le Manoir's creative inspiration has been taken from one of South Africa's oldest towns; local Franschhoek. Striking block colours give it an understated hue of sophistication and tastefulness, amongst the backdrop of dramatic mountains and immaculate lush vineyards' the effect is suitably impressive.

The ability to sleep four people comfortably means that guests can either share this special place with family or friends. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms which are modern and fully kitted out with charming amenities. You can wander to Franschhoek and take in the local cafes and galleries which effortlessly accentuate all the charming qualities of the area. Each villa has its own private pool so once the sightseeing and tours have subsided, take a dip.

Franschhoek has some fantastic restaurants and incorporating its name which means 'French Corner' you will become privy to some of the best local delicacies combined with a splash or two of local South African wine. There is also a local museum for those who are more culturally inclined.

The spacious and relaxing pool as well as the comfortable loungers are the perfect place to catch up on the revered holiday tan and take in the fresh air and surroundings in tranquillity.

There are lots of peaceful areas in which to relax, both amongst the beautiful antiques or the lush flowers outside. Make as much or as little use of the kitchen as you wish, but a recommended experience is putting a South African steak on the barbecue and as the sun sets, sit back and toast to this little slice of heaven.

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Experiences

  • Boschendal Estate

    Boschendal Estate is one of the oldest wine producers in the New World, incorporating French viticulture heritage. This is also the site of the original Cape Dutch Manor House, with history dating as early as 1685.

  • Butlers Braai at La Cle des Montagnes

    Let the amazing team at La Cle des Montagnes prepare a proper South African braai for you this evening. Begin with canapes and drinks in the garden or on your terrace before tucking in to a perfectly prepared feast of top quality seasonal Cape fare.

  • Butterfly World

    Stroll through a beautifully landscaped indoor garden as brightly-coloured butterflies flutter around you

  • Chocholate & Wine Pairing

    This is a unique opportunity to learn how to pair sweet wines with delicious chocolates at Waterford Estate.

  • Cycling in Devon Valley

    This half-day trip allows you to take in the picturesque view of Devon Valley, working off the delicious calories from the region's famous four-course gourmet at Clos Malverne, paired with wine tastings at two award-winning estates.

  • Dinner reservation at Tokara

    This evening we have booked you a table at Tokara.

    Contact: 0027218852550

  • Elgin Valley

    Enjoy a guided tour of Thandi Estate to visit the orchards and interact with the local community.

  • Hike Jonkershoek: Panorama Circuit

    Follow the famous Panorama Circuit, trekking around 17km or approximately 6 hours through some of the most exceptional views of the Cape Peninsula.

  • Hike Jonkershoek: Sossyskloof

    This scenic trail takes you through 7.2km or approximately 2.5 hours to a scenic lookout point.

  • Hike Jonkershoek: Tweede Waterval

    For those looking for a relatively easier trek in Jonkershoek, trek around 6.5km or approximately 2 hours to a beautiful hidden waterfall.

  • Huguenot Memorial Museum

    Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, the museum narrates the story of Huguenots's arrival in the Cape, how they survived and contributed to the newly-established nation.

  • Private guided Winelands tour - Full Day

    Exploring the Winelands with a private guide comes highly recommended. Not only do you avoid the question of who's driving, but you'll be taken to some hidden gems you'd never find in a guidebook, and the tour can be completely tailored to your interests.

  • The Garden at Babylonstoren

    Take the opportunity to explore the wonderful acres of Babylonstoren's gardens. Team up with the gardeners for a fun and interactive experience.

Location & directions

Franschhoek, The Winelands, South Africa

Located in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, ideally positioned to take advantage of all the Winelands have on offer.

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