With its renowned Winelands, beautiful scenery, and endless activities, the Western Cape has become a must-visit destination on any traveler’s itinerary. The unique socio-cultural mix of the Cape, partnered with the vast open spaces encompassing the best of coastal and metropolitan landscapes, results in a melting pot of things to do for solo travelers, families with young children, couples – you name it. The ability to move easily between locations means that anyone and everyone can seek out experiences that align with their needs and quench their wanderlust. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, culture or natural beauty, the Western Cape is the ultimate destination for your next holiday.
Situated in the vibrant coastal suburb of Sea Point in Cape Town, Blackheath Lodge enjoys a prime location under the watchful gaze of the iconic Signal Hill. Revel in the tranquility of your own private retreat while indulging in the lively beat of the Mother City. Discover endless possibilities — from relaxing on pristine beaches and to exploring the bustling V&A Waterfront, a plethora of shops, water sports, world-class restaurants, and exciting nightlife. With Blackheath Lodge as your home base, you’ll be perfectly positioned to experience the very best of Cape Town’s dynamic offerings. Of course, Sea Point is abuzz and the promenade is a delightful place to stretch your legs and soak up the sea views.
Discover Franschhoek, the prettiest of the Winelands’ centres, with a stay at La Fontaine Boutique Hotel or Avondrood Guesthouse. Both properties are a short stroll to Franschhoek’s high street, with art galleries, boutiques, pavement cafés, fine restaurants, and the popular wine tram. Surrounded by prolific wineries that make this region famous and with access to walking and hiking opportunities in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve, Franschhoek is the perfect location to escape the buzz of Cape Town and immerse yourself in the celebrated beauty of the Cape Winelands, the gastronomic capital of South Africa.
Both stays offer a unique experience; from La Fontaine’s eclectic Afro-chic design to Avondrood’s timeless Cape Dutch architecture, they perfectly embody the essence of Franschhoek for an unforgettable journey of relaxation and indulgence.