Boschendal Farm | Luxury Boutique Hotel in Franschhoek | Lightfoot Travel
Boschendal Farm South African Winelands

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.


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.

Accommodation

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.

Activities

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

Children of all ages are welcome and the 2-bed cottages are ideal for families. Babysitting can be arranged.

 

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Why we recommend Boschendal Farm

"With a winemaking heritage of over 300 years, the authentic and contemporary Boschendal is one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa’s premier wine capital, Franschhoek. The beautiful winelands are about more than just wine though, so be sure to take the time to explore the estate via the various mountain biking routes, walking paths and caves."

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