Le Manoir de Brendel Estate

R45 Main Road, Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $121.00

Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

A taste of fine wine

A travel blog entry by shamiandlauren


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It's nice finally having a relaxing day. We have fit a lot into our 5 days here so far. After breakfast we browsed through a few shops in the village and bought tickets for the Franschhoek Wine Tram.

We visited 5 wineries:
Mont Rochelle
La Couronne
Moreson (skipped the tasting to have lunch. It was fantastic)
Rickety Bridge
Grande Provence ...

An Education in Wine and Life.

A travel blog entry by benhan

... afternoon tour with a wine tasting, naturally!! The current wine master on the estate is a guy that Tom took there once he had started the project and remains there today producing award winning wine. We spent lots of time getting an education on the Hughes family history, Tom and Dawns time in Africa and also Tom's various projects around the world. He is still working ...

Another anticipated arrival...

A travel blog entry by shanam6m


... drive regardless of the poor weather. Rain. Again. A dreary day but a good day. We pulled up to the large gate and entered through to reach the house. And there they were...
Bubbles, the woman who started the orphanage and runs it, greeted us along with the other children screaming "auntie." And it hasn"t stopped 5 days now..."auntie, auntie, auntie...!"
I was taken to where I would spend the following ...

Last day of wine...

A travel blog entry by travellingadam


... top properties in the area. As soon as I get there you can tell the difference in the attitude and service. They ask me to wait and take my bags on to my room. Craig from guest relations comes to meet me and show me around the property. He is spending sometime showing me all the room types but if I was just a guest he would still meet me and give me an orientation.

All very impressive but I am glad when we finally get to my room. ...

Wine, finally...

A travel blog entry by richandliz


Having left the high adrenalin joy of Swakopmund, we continued on our merry way down Namibia, en route to the the tenth and final country of our "camping-adventure-safari", South Africa, encountering another couple of superlatives as we went...

After a hard day's driving, we arrived at Sossusvlei, Namibia, home to the highest sand dunes in the world. Our destination was ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on R45 Main Road, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding