Looking for an indulgent getaway during your next visit to Wellington? Cut yourself off from the stresses of everyday life and escape to one of the oldest and most beautiful wine regions in South Africa. The picturesque Boland town of Wellington with its beautiful historic buildings, gracious hospitality, and an array of tourist attractions is an inviting destination for a breakaway. Whether you choose to book a stay at one of the more bucolic retreats or opt for a more luxurious setting, you’ll find the region’s uniquely South African take on hospitality to be nothing short of enthralling.
If you are looking for comfort and style, then these luxury retreats in and around the small town will let you live the high life in more ways than one.
Kick back, luxuriate, and unwind at Dunstone, a family-run wine estate with many personal touches. The indulgences present themselves as soon as pull past the bistro. The Dunstone Manor welcomes clientele to a 3 bedroom luxury hideaway that feels like a private home. The house is huge and offers a variety of indoor and outdoor entertainment areas. The Dunstone Manor is the perfect place to book for a family break or a group of friends.
Grand Dédale Country House
Countryside meets luxury at this Cape Dutch Country homestead, offering a luxury spin on ‘country living’. Grand Dedale features a relaxed sophistication that takes full advantage of its perfect location. Airy views stretch out over the vines to the mountains beyond, while a cottage-focused design imbues the 5-star retreat with an agri-chic feel.
Apart from producing magnificent Syrah, Andreas also offers guests high-end accommodation at its beautifully refurbished Cape Dutch property. The manor house is set amidst serene gardens in the breathtaking Bovlei Valley.
Coach House at Val du Charron
Three spacious suites, each with its own plunge pool and private patio with a built-in wood-burning fireplace, the Coach House is lux living at its finest. Why bother with swim spa sales, if you can relax in a sensuous bathtub or shower for two? Or go all out and treat yourself to a massage at the onsite spa at Val du Charron.
Casa Simelia is a luxury self-catering country house nestled on the slopes of the beautiful Groenberg Mountain, on the private farm Woestkloof in Wellington. The secluded cottage offers undoubtedly the most exquisite panoramas across the Boland Valley with views reaching all the way to Cape Town’s Table Mountain.
Located in full view of lush vineyards and the majestic Hawequa Mountains, Bakenhof offers the perfect backdrop for a fairytale escape. Ideal for hot tub lovers, searching for a romantic country escape, the grape estate is a popular wedding venue. There is an onsite chapel as well as a reception hall that can fit up to 200 guests with ease.