La Cle Country Lodge

Franschhoek, The Winelands, South Africa

At a Glance

  • The property can be booked by the room or on an exclusive use basis, making this a great option for both couples and families seeking a private house experience

  • Conveniently located 200 meters walk from the village center

  • Efficient concierge service to get you in to the best restaurants

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

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

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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 020 3993 5269 to start planning your vacation to La Cle Country Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands


La Cle Country Lodge is a five bedroom boutique lodge, set amongst the dramatic Hawequas foothills in the heart of the winelands. The Country Lodge is an ideal escape for those seeking calm and relaxation while surrounded by picturesque scenery.

La Cle Country Lodge is the newest edition to the La Cle portfolio offering beautiful accommodation in the heart of the winelands.  Situated on a working wine farm, this beautiful Cape Dutch boutique lodge is ideal for couples looking for a countryside retreat, or for friends and family seeking a private house experience taking the five bedroom villa on an exclusive use basis. 

The lodge sleeps ten guests in three garden rooms and two loft rooms, all individually styled and with large en suite bathrooms.   A haven for couples or solo travelers, the boutique lodge boasts a large open plan country kitchen and communal dinning area where breakfast is served daily with fresh breads and home made jam.  Food and dinning are an important element of the lodge with guests having the chance to enjoy dinning at the Chef's table, a unique experience to interact and engage with the chefs as they prepare delicious cuisine.

Within the sprawling garden, guests can relax on the sun terrace beside the private pool which boasts expansive views across the vineyard.  There is also a tennis court and heli pad on the property making this the perfect indulgent weekend escape. 

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There are three garden rooms and two loft rooms, all located within the Cape Dutch villa.
Garden Room
Loft Room


La Cle Country Lodge accepts children of 12 years onwards however if taken on an exclusive basis, then children of all ages are welcome.


  • 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.

  • Dinner reservation at Tokara

    This evening we have booked you a table at Tokara.

    Contact: 0027218852550

  • 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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Call us on 020 3993 5269 to start planning your vacation to La Cle Country Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands

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