Winelands, South Africa
Boschendal Farm provides luxury boutique accommodation on one of the oldest farms in South Africa’s Cape Winelands. The estate is situated close to Franschhoek and Stellenbosch and its delightful cottages are the perfect base from which to explore the area.
Offering warm hospitality, first class cuisine and charming accommodation, Boschendal will appeal to couples and families seeking a relaxing and peaceful hideaway in an enchanting setting.
It comprises 26 elegant and spacious cottages ranging from the historical Herbert Baker-designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. The emphasis is on stylish simplicity, combining rustic charm with contemporary comforts.
There are endless activities on offer and you can do as much or as little as you wish. Guests have access to all the historic farm has to offer from sampling award-winning wines to exploring on foot or by bike. Or, simply relax in the comfort of your cottage and enjoy the stunning surroundings.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Winelands into a greater South Africa holiday. Take a look at Nature, Wildlife & City as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Boschendal Farm Information
- Location and getting there:
The estate is located in Groot Drakenstein close to Franschhoek in South Africa’s Winelands. It is 60 km from Cape Town and the International Airport.
It comprises a collection of cottages ranging from the exclusive and historic Rhodes Cottage built by Sir Herbert Baker and the elegant Werf Cottages to the beautifully restored and contemporary Clarence Cottage and Orchard Cottages. All come with a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette (in the smaller cottages). Some cottages are located 2 km from the main building where the restaurant and deli are located, so your own transport is required.
Farm shop and deli
Wine-tasting, cellar tours, nature trails, picnics, mountain biking, running, swimming in dams, horse-riding, trout fishing, fruit-picking, exploring caves. The picturesque towns of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch are 15 minutes away.
Children of all ages are welcome and the 2-bed cottages are ideal for families. Babysitting can be arranged.