Lakes & Mountains
Mont Rochelle's beautifully panoramic, 100-acre, grounds provide spectacular views into the ongoing landscapes. Just an hour's drive from Cape Town, the traditional vineyard town of Franschhoek sits at the foot of the impressive Klein Dassenburg mountain range, meaning there is an abundance of possibilities to head out and explore. Head off hiking into the mountains and on a clear day, expect to spot Table Mountain and the ocean amongst the incredible panoramic views.
This expansive estate lends itself to couples meandering through the vineyards to a secluded spot where they can enjoy a picnic. Prepared by staff, bring along a gourmet basket of locally sourced food (complete with a bottle of your choice of wine) and bask in the beauty of the surrounding South African terrain blanketed in lush greenery.
At the foot of the striking Klein Dassenburg mountain range, the charming Mont Rochelle presents a spectacular stage to host the perfect destination wedding. Select to enjoy an intimate and romantic ceremony or host a sizeable celebration surrounded by friends and family as you say, "I do". Dedicated staff is on-hand to advise on any additional services you may require, guaranteeing the big day is not to be forgotten.
Wine-lovers can enjoy a private wine-tasting cellar tour or walk through the vineyards with the resident Farm Manager. For guests who wish to enjoy a romantic picnic, chef would be delighted to provide a hamper of mouthwatering goodies - accompanied by a bottle or two of delicious wine - to enjoy in the grounds of the estate.
Spa & Wellness
Mont Rochelle Spa offers an extensive range of exclusive signature treatments, using the eco-friendly Africology range, which ensures you leave feeling revitalised and ready to savour the rest of your escape. Relax and luxuriate in a heated swimming pool with views of the unspoilt Franschhoek Mountains encircling the estate, and use the hammam whenever you desire.
Touring & Itineraries
For the ultimate experience of South Africa, consider combining your stay here with a few days at sister property, Ulusaba, situated in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, near Kruger National Park. Alternatively, guests could combine the vineyards of Mont Rochelle with a Kenya safari experience at another sister property, Mahali Mzuri.
The town of Franschhoek, with its galleries and shops, is a twelve-minute walk away, but the hotel can provide a shuttle bus in to town (charges apply).