The Western Cape offers the perfect landscape for a weekend away. With all the bridal planning stress around your big day- there are always reasons to celebrate and take some much-needed time out. So,why not make a weekend of it with your family and friends in the lead up to your celebration? We've decided to share some of our favourite finds and weekend hotspots with you. Be warned- after seeing this list, your calendar will be brimming!
The perfect place to start would be a visit to the Twelve Apostles, with it's natural surroundings and awe-inspiring views. We can safely say it's one of the most romantic spots in Cape Town. Take advantage of this weekend getaway and do some wedding venue scouting at the same time too!
For a little history tour, make a stop at Cellars Hohenort in Constantia Valley where you will be rewarded with its breath-taking surrounding slopes of Table Mountain. It's not located in 'Cape Town's Vineyard' for nothing and boasts the ultimate photo-op backdrop to your entire weekend. Fine dining is at its finest here and with a luxe spa set amidst the gardens, there are plenty of reasons to stay for a while.
The weekend is calling and there's no better escape option than the beautiful Roundhouse Restaurant. Offering an exquisite selection of contemporary French cuisine and beautiful views of Lion's Head, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Who wouldn't love a little French food with this view?
Grande Provence makes for the ultimate spot for your Sunday lunching, it's one of the oldest and most beautiful wine estates in the Franschhoek Valley and whether its a walk through the incredible gallery space, a tour through the winery or a spot of weekend shopping for a fine piece of jewellery by Ilse Malan- you are certainly spoiled for choice!
There's so much on offer in our glorious home province of the Western Cape, the views are endless and so are the dinner options!
So whether you're taking a well-deserved weekend break, Valentines getaway or are just taking the opportunity to scout out some top-notch wedding venues, there's so much to explore and tick off the list.. happy travels!
Grande Provence Wine Estate wears her 300-year history with dignity.
The Cellars-Hohenort is located in "Cape Town's Vineyard", the historical Constantia Valley on the breath-taking slopes of Table Mountain.
The historic Roundhouse Restaurant nestled in the picturesque Glen on the slopes of Lions Head, with sensational views across Camps Bay and the 12 Apostles mountain range. T...
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa with its natural surroundings and breath-taking views is the most romantic and inspiring wedding venue in Cape Town. It is ideal for celebrati...