With one of the most celebrated views in the Cape, Clouds Estate is an undiscovered gem in the heart of the Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Winelands. The modern B&B guest house features seven beautifully appointed spacious bedrooms.
Clouds Estate Highlights
With one of the most celebrated views in the Cape, Clouds Estate is an undiscovered gem in the heart of the Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Winelands. Situated at the top of the Helshoogte Pass, this unique 4.5 hectare estate overlooks the beautiful Banhoek Valley, edged by the majestic Drakenstein with Simonsberg taking pride of place in the foreground. Known as the dining capital of South Africa, the area is home to a variety of top restaurants and the beautifully landscaped estate provides a nearby, private retreat with access to this food-cultural region.
- A number of top South African restaurants are in close driving distance to the estate
- The stylish rooms have private baconies that look out over the valley.
- Self-catering villas are set apart from the guesthouse, perfect for families and romantic weekend breaks.
- A short drive into Stellenbosch, home to much history, arts and culture of South Africa.
Clouds Estate Activities
A short drive away is Delaire Graff Restaurant, serving vibrant “bistro-chic” dishes, using the best local ingredients in imaginative pairings. Also along Helshoogte Road, Tokara specialises in contemporary cuisine, beautifully complimented by their award-winning wines and exquisite views over False Bay and Stellenbosch. To escape the vineyards for a night, head into the town of Stellenbosch, which boasts a number of great restaurants and trendy bars. Amongst them are Indian curry specialist Bukhara and 10 Chapters wine bar whose wine selection spans all ten of South Africa’s winemaking regions. Stretching from the coast into the Cape hinterland, the winelands’ scenic diversity is something to be marvelled at. There are countless walking, hiking and cycling trails to show off this natural beauty and for those who enjoy the game, Stellenbosch and De Zalza golf estates are just 15km away. The winelands is also home to many festivals, art exhibitions and open-air concerts that run year-round.
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Enjoy a spectacular and exclusive break in the Cape Winelands staying at 5 Star lodges nestled at the foot of the mountains. Taste wine, indulge your taste buds in the gourmet capital of Franschhoek and soak up the luxury of this perfectly elite Cape Winelands itinerary.