1/21 - Panorama of Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
2/21 - Bar, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
3/21 - Leeu Spa by Healing Earth, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
4/21 - Leeu Spa by Healing Earth Plunge Pool, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
5/21 - Suite Detail, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
6/21 - Room Details, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
7/21 - Manor House View, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
8/21 - Deluxe Room, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
9/21 - Deluxe Room, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
10/21 - Studio Room, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
11/21 - Executive Room, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
12/21 - Executive Suite with Terrace, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
13/21 - The Oaks, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
14/21 - Vineyard Cottage, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
15/21 - Cellar Cottage, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
16/21 - Fynbosch Cottage, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
17/21 - Max House, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
18/21 - Protea House, Leeu Estates. Cape Winelands, South Africa
Why you'll love it here
- The award-winning La Colombe restaurant brings its acclaimed fine-dining to the Franschhoek Valley
- Sip on high-end wines at the glamourous Wine Studio
- Explore the incredible Everard Read’s Gallery and Studio
- Choose delicious treats from a seasonal menu with fresh homegrown produce
Full accommodation information
Feel at home in Franschhoek, South Africa, with a luxury five-star stay at Leeu Estates. Settled at the heart of the Cape Winelands, in the surrounds of vineyards, landscaped gardens and vibrant fynbos, the scenic views and tranquillity are endless. Enjoy exquisite cuisine, an indulgent spa experience and complimentary wine tasting with expert hosts.
Fashioning a 19th century Cape Dutch-style exterior, with lavish and modern interiors, you’ll be amazed at every turn in this hotel as you explore the working wine farm and its secrets. Choose from a range of rooms, suites and cottages, with the opportunity to enjoy your own private terrace and plunge pool. King sized beds, spacious sitting areas and immaculate views over the swooping wine valleys below are as standard.
When you emerge from your room, seize the various opportunities available around the hotel. Try a scintillating spa treatment or a workout at the modern fitness centre. Horse ride or cycle around the village or browse around the prestigious Everard Read Galleries. For wine connoisseurs, there are plenty of wine tasting experiences available at different venues in Franschhoek, each led by an expert with a wealth of knowledge to share. When it's time to fine dine in the evenings, head to any of the hotels four restaurants, from the sustainable in-house Dining Room to the Michelin-star led La Petite Colombe.
Each of the hotel’s 23 classy rooms, suites and cottages at Leeu Estates have their own unique character, while a theme of style, luxury and modern class runs throughout. Every touchpoint promises comfort, as you lounge on soft furnishings and let your feet sink into wool-and-sisal carpets.
Executive Suite with Terrace
Restaurants & Bars
The Dining Room
Fresh from the gardens and orchards, The Dining Room’s expert chefs decorate your plates with seasonal, wholesome treats. Enjoy this immaculate in-house dining experience from dawn to dusk, with special dietary menus and children’s menus included.
La Petite Colombe
Serving excellence as standard, La Petite Colombe offers multi-course lunches and wholesome dinners with a dramatic twist. Try these innovative meals with the family, while admiring vineyard views through the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows.
Head down to Franschhoek village for the ultimate dining experience with exquisite mountain views. Tuck into light, tasty meals in The Conservatory, crafted from local produce, or settle onto the terrace to dine in the fresh air.
Activities & Entertainment
Using premium natural products from Healing Earth, a renowned, African-inspired wellness brand, rest, heal and restore at the tranquil Leeu Spa. Enjoy a range of soothing therapies with a choice of four treatment rooms, including a premium suite, two couple’s treatment rooms and one single treatment room. For extra relaxation, head to the hair and nail salon, the steam room, the plunge pool with lily pond views, or the 15-metre infinity swimming pool.
Everard Read Galleries
There are two galleries you can browse during your stay: Everard Read Galleries, adjacent to Le Quartier Français, and Everard Read Leeu Estates, in Leeu Estates. Each brings a portfolio of group and solo exhibitions, showcasing local talent with a focus on sculpture. Admire these fine creations as they come to life against the backdrop of vineyards and mountains.
The restaurants at Leeu Estates and nearby create soul-soothing meals from locally-sourced produce, offering distinct South African flavours that delight and surprise. Enjoy fresh garden and orchard treats at The Dining Room all day, or feast on a multi-course lunch at Le Petite Colombe, On the terrace at The Conservatory, bask in sunlight as you savour a delicate dishes among the vineyards.
The hotel offers a range of wine tasting experiences to expand your palette. At each venue, an experienced host will talk you through the backstories of the carefully crafted wines as you sip them, sharing their knowledge of new vintage releases or cuvees. Choose a tasting session from The Wine Studio on Leeu Estates, The Mullineux Signature tasting (with one complimentary tasting per Leeu Estate guest per stay), the Mullinexu Single Terroir tasting and the Leeu Passant tasting. Book ahead to secure your spot at your desired destination.
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