Mont Rochelle is perched on a small hill that is blanketed in vines and has staggeringly beautiful mountain views in all directions. This 39-hectare working wine farm is owned by Sir Richard Branson and exemplifies luxury and hospitality.
The property has an array of activities on offer from tennis courts, a beautiful spa, lawn games and a complimentary wine tasting. Rooms are decorated in a glamorous and quirky style but are still luxurious and inviting.
Why we like it here
With the sublime food, Mont Rochelle’s flagship restaurant MIKO boasts 180-degree views over the Franschhoek Valley and a stunning terrace, where guests can indulge in South African-inspired gourmet delights.
Outstanding service and hospitality, all the staff at the Mont Rochelle are well-trained in attending to guests’ every need and do so faultlessly.
Mont Rochelle has an unbeatable location, as it is nestled in the heart of Franschhoek’s wine region and boasts stunning views and a multitude of activities.
Things to be aware of
While the Mont Rochelle does have two wheelchair-friendly rooms, the property is large and on a hill, and as such the mobility-challenged will find it tricky to enjoy all of the facilities on offer.
The Mont Rochelle welcomes children of all ages and has plenty to keep children entertained.