DeKraal Country Lodge

Address: Helshoogte Road, Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, 7599, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Helshoogte Road, Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch, is near Delaire, Eagle Encounters South Africa, Stellenbosch University, and Vredenheim.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Stellenbosch

In and Around Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Sep 14, 2014

1 comment, 41 photos

... outcrops, a river and fields of golden leucodendrons. Like children we continue to be delighted by the antics of the baboons we see along the roadside!

The remainder of the morning’s trip was through vast areas of canola and wheat without the sign of a house. We concluded they are either truly enormous holdings ...

Day 32 - Spit or Swallow?

A travel blog entry by simonannals on Nov 04, 2013

5 photos

... mini bus arrived before we were ready. It was all a kerfuffle! Dressed in our finest wine buff (or buffoon!) clothing, me in my salmon pink shorts and Jackie in her bright pink trousers, we boarded the mini bus looking like Harold and Hilda. Together with a German couple we were taken to Simonrig wine farm to await the rest of the tour heading up from Cape Town. After 20 minutes or so, waiting in the sun and admiring the stunning scenery, our official tour bus ...

Day three

A travel blog entry by carmenatwater on Jul 03, 2013

5 photos

... well. We were led on a walking tour of the township, where we saw a mix of government built, two-room homes and tiny shacks made of corrugated iron. At first, walking through the streets was a little bit awkward, because we obviously didn't feel that it was appropriate to observe and take pictures of the horrific conditions in which these people live. However, the lady leading the tour (who was a resident of Khayelitsha) kept assuring ...

Wine flies when you're having fun

A travel blog entry by segacs on Jun 20, 2013

14 photos

... I figure should tide me over during picnic lunches for the next couple of days.

By that point, we were all in need of some food to accompany all that wine. We had a nice lunch at a third winery, also in the Paarl region. I can't remember the name of it now, but we didn't do any tastings there; we just had a glass to accompany the meal.

After lunch, we were all geared up for the next round. We drove to Stellenbosch, which ...

Hearty Har Har

A travel blog entry by rescignt on May 03, 2013

84 photos

... we show our true selves. People rarely get a second chance, so when they are presented do what you can to have as many of those moments as possible, because that next beat may be your last. What I drew from the whole experience is best summed up in a quote by Dr. Barnard, "The business of living is the celebration of being alive".

The day from there was hard to come down from that unreal high generated at the museum. But we passed through ...