Franschhoek, literally translated as “French Corner”, brings the sophistication and attention to detail of France to South Africa. Expect cheese and wine, baguettes and berets as you visit this area, renowned for good food and good wine.
“It was already our second time staying in this beautiful lodge and can highly recommend it. A wonderful place in a beautiful setting overlooking the vineyards and mountains. The rooms are cozy and nicely decorated each with a separate terrace. The staff is exceptionally welcoming and helpful and gave us excellent tips and advice for our tours, wine tastings and dinners” – reviewed January 27, 2013.
Offering an atmosphere of friendly country, farm hospitality, Klein Waterval offers a selection of accommodation in the form of 10 rooms and 2 suites. 5 rooms are twin-bedded with an en-suite shower, 5 rooms have twin/king sized beds with an en-suite bath and separate shower and the 2 suites have king size beds, en-suite bath and separate shower as well as comfortable TV lounges. All the rooms have modern amenities making your stay just that little bit more comfortable and homely. A cosy lounge with a glorious fireplace, stylish breakfast room and swimming pool are just a few amazing features that you will enjoy at this classy lodge.
Set in the magnificent Franschoek Valley, the lodge is ideally located just a five-minute walk through the vineyards to the Berg River, which makes for a beautiful setting for picnics or just a stroll along the banks. The town of Franschoek is a little hub of wonderful activities, of which bicycle rentals, fly fishing and walking and hiking trails provide for many hours of outdoor adventure or soak up the culture of wine tasting at some of the world’s most famous wine farms, play a few rounds of golf on spectacular golf courses in the surrounds, such as Pearl Valley and Boshendal.
Enjoy some delicious dinning in the buzzing town of Franschoek or at one of the surrounding wine farms. Top class cuisine can be expected when it comes to hearty breakfast, lovely light french lunches or dinning experiences to die for. Your taste buds will truly be tantalized during your stay in this gorgeous place.
Klein Waterval is just 45 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and about an hour’s drive from Cape Town itself. The roads are easygoing and the route is quite scenic. Wind your way through the majestic vineyard lined roads to this spectacular region.