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Surrounded by a fruit and vegetable garden on a farm dating from 1692, this elegant hotel in a Cape Dutch building is 6 km from the N1 freeway and 16 km from Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve.

Serene suites with heated floors, fireplaces and marble bathrooms feature living areas with designer furniture and bookshelves, along with free minibars and Wi-Fi. Upgraded suites add hot tubs and 4-poster beds, while the 1- and 2-bedroom cottages come with kitchenettes.

Breakfast is complimentary. There’s a glass-enclosed restaurant and a casual eatery, plus a bakery and a winery. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, and a spa with a hammam.