Paarl Rock, Winelands
Set on a private estate with a spectacular backdrop of Paarl Rock, in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Grande Roche Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel is considered one of the finest hotels in South Africa. A restored Dutch homestead, Grande Roche Hotel combines old-world splendour with modern comforts, and makes an ideal base from which to explore the region. It is situated an hour’s drive from Cape Town.
Offering unrivalled service, top-notch cuisine and breathtaking views, this stunning retreat will appeal to travellers seeking a tranquil and unique escape in an enchanting setting. Facilities include two restaurants, two outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a gym and a spa. Children over 12 are welcome but there are no specific facilities for them.
Grande Roche Hotel provides 35 elegant suites located in the estate’s own vineyard. Each suite features stylish décor, all-modern amenities and a private terrace or lawn. The Honeymoon Suite is ideal for those wanting the utmost luxury and privacy.
The hotel is home to two superb restaurants offering an array of memorable gastronomic experiences. Enjoy fine dining in an elegant setting at the award-winning Bosman’s or sample mouthwatering cuisine with an innovative twist on the pool patio at Bistro Allegro. There is an extensive wine list and a wide selection of cigars.
There is a wealth of activities and excursions on offer. Explore the Paarl Nature Reserve; enjoy wine tasting on the estate; relax by the pool as you admire the views; head into Franschhoek or Stellenbosch and browse boutiques and art galleries; or go on a tailor-made tour of nearby wineries. Activities such as hiking, horse riding and hot air ballooning can also be arranged. After a busy day, indulge in a massage at the spa.
Grande Roche is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Grande Roche Hotel Information
- Location: 40 minute drive from Cape Town
- Accommodation: 28 suites
- Activities:Guided walks, gourmet tours, wine tastings, walking and hiking trails, bicycle tours, fly fishing, cooking classes, picnics, horse riding
- Facilities: Two outdoor swimming pools, spa, two restaurants, bar, golf course, tennis court
- Weather: September through to May
- Children: Welcome
- Price Guide:From USD 322 per night for a Studio Suite