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Historic wine farms just outside Cape Town.
Grande Roche,Paarl, South Africa.
Located in the beautiful Paarl Valley of the Western Cape, The Grande Roche Hotel is the perfect base after your luxury safari from which to explore the spectacular Cape Peninsula in South Africa.
With the superb Wineland towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek within just twenty minutes drive there are abundant opportunities to sample the fruits of some of the best vineyards and restaurants in the World. You can fly into Cape Town to start your South African holiday as the International Airport is just forty five minutes away keeping journey times to a minimum and enabling the historical delights of the city to be enjoyed in combination with a retreat to the quiet calm of the Paarl Valley.
Surrounded by vineyards and plum orchards, the Grand Roche was originally a Cape Dutch homestead dating back to the 18th century. Now immaculately and sensitively restored to maintain its historic feel, the hotel offers a variety of elegantly luxurious accommodation coupled with majestic views of the Winelands, award winning dining, excellent service and warm hospitality. The colour palate is one of soft muted shades – chic and understated yet modern and comfortable.
The hotel comprises of 35 well appointed, air conditioned Executive Rooms and Terrace Suites plus a Honeymoon Suite/Presidential Suite. Each room type also has underfloor heating and is equipped with mini bar fridge, satellite television and tea and coffee making facilities. The Terrace Suites also enjoy a front terrace overlooking picturesque Paarl vineyards and the Honeymoon /Presidential Suite has its own Jacuzzi and private roof terrace.
A delicious dining experience awaits guests in the award winning Bosman’s Restaurant - Africa’s first and only Relais Gourmand restaurant. The chefs have designed and created an imaginative fusion menu to tempt and excite the most discerning palate. Alternatively, for those guests who would prefer to enjoy a more relaxed dining experience the contemporary Bistro Allegro is the perfect place for an informal meal which can also be enjoyed on the pool patio. Room service is also available 24 hours a day. There is something to suit everyone. The hotel also has a superbly stocked cellar containing more than 6,500 bottles of wine, including 300 vintage wines.
For those guests for whom no South African holiday would be complete without some serious pampering, the Grande Roche Health Centre is just the perfect place to indulge! In a peaceful setting offering the opportunity to relax and de-stress. Massage facilities, sauna and steam room are available for those that just want to kick back and relax. An on-site hair salon is also available to complete the top to toe refreshment and polish.
Guests wanting to pursue the more energetic leisure pursuits can enjoy the gym, two swimming pools and floodlit tennis courts. Outside the grounds there are nearby golf courses and horse riding and hiking trails.
A little light shopping activity can also be enjoyed on site at the La Rochelle Gallery, a boutique store and Grande Roche Hotel Shop for those that want to acquire a necessity or luxury item for themselves or someone at home as a reminder of their visit.