A Romantic Getaway in Franschhoek

Posted on the July 5th, 2018

Known as the culinary capital of South Africa, and one of the most beautiful spots along the Cape Wine Route, Franschhoek is an ideal romantic getaway. We know it can be difficult to choose with so many options available at your fingertips, so to make life a little easier, here are some of our favourites.


Spa Treatments

Is there anything more romantic than a couple’s massage? As part of Le Franschhoek’s Winter Warm specials, choose any three 30-minute treatments for only R840 or any four for just R1120. Take time to unwind in Camelot Spa before indulging in a sophisticated fine dining experience at one of the on-site restaurants or perhaps a drink at the bar. Be sure call and make a booking to avoid disappointment!

Romantic getaway at Le Franschhoek

Wine Tram

Hop on a Wine Tram and embark on a gentle journey through the scenic Winelands with stops at some of the most famous Cape wineries and lauded restaurants in the area. Choose from the Blue, Green, Red, Yellow, Purple or Orange Route, all of which depart at different times with the purple being the most flexible. As each route is unique, select your ideal combination of cellar tours, imaginative pairings, picnics and high teas. Tickets are purchasable online or at the ticket office with the Hop-on Hop-off option costing R220 per person and the Curated Experience R1050.

Wine tram in Franschhoek

High Tea

Surrounded by captivating mountain views, savour a glass of crisp Cap Classique and enjoy an array of delightful sweet and savoury treats. Time your visit carefully as this High Tea special is currently only running from Friday to Sunday between 14:00 and 17:00. For just R295 per person, be sure to book in advance to avoid missing out on this delicious, romantic treat!

High tea at Le Franschhoek

Dine Out

No romantic getaway is complete without a night out on the town to enjoy a special meal somewhere you perhaps wouldn’t usually go. In an area brimming with unparalleled culinary experiences, the choices are almost endless so think about your ideal cuisine and dining experience, give it a Google and you’re sure to have several options to choose from.

Outside dining area at Le Franschhoek

With Le Franschhoek’s Winter Warmer special of 20% off our best flexible rate when staying for two nights or more, and an endless selection of romantic activities available, the Winelands await! Visit our website for more information or email our reservations team at

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