November 3, 2023

Cape Winelands Unveils a Luxurious Retreat

The Hazendal

Nestled within the sprawling Hazendal Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, The Hazendal has emerged as a captivating addition to the Cape Winelands’ accommodation scene. This lavish establishment seamlessly marries modern design with the timeless charm of Cape Dutch architecture, offering guests a remarkable stay surrounded by vineyards and stunning landscapes.

As you approach The Hazendal, its exterior strikes a harmonious balance between tradition and contemporary aesthetics. Clean lines, muted tones, and classic blacks and whites blend effortlessly with the estate’s historical architecture. Stepping inside, you’re greeted by a burst of vibrant artwork, natural skylights, and indoor flower beds, creating an oasis of color and life.

The Hazendal boasts 34 uniquely decorated rooms, each equipped with modern amenities. Original artworks from the in-house Marvol Gallery showcase emerging South African talent. Guests can expect Smart TVs, pod coffee machines, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and indulgent Africology bath products. Whether you prefer a twin or king configuration, comfort is guaranteed.

Superior and Luxury Rooms open onto patios adorned with modern swing chairs, offering views of the pool deck or the majestic Stellenbosch mountains. The two spacious suites even feature private jacuzzis for an extra touch of luxury.

However, the crowning jewel is the 122 sqm Presidential Suite. Elegantly furnished with plush couches, velvet chairs, and vintage-style carpets, it exudes grandeur. A king-size bed overlooks a lake with breathtaking views of the Bottelary Hills and Simonsig Mountain Range, and a private jacuzzi completes the picture.

The Hazendal

The central courtyard forms the heart of The Hazendal, featuring a heated swimming pool and stylish pergolas—an ideal place to bask in the Winelands’ sunshine.

The spa at The Hazendal seamlessly blends historical farm buildings with modern design. Neutral colors and textured fabrics create a serene atmosphere, perfect for indulging in massages, facials, detox treatments, and nail care. There’s even a Hammam area and a lakeside treatment pod for the ultimate relaxation.

Adding to the culinary experiences at Hazendal, The Restaurant, led by Executive Chef Michelle Theron, offers a refined dining experience beneath shimmering chandeliers. The Bar, with mountain views, serves Hazendal’s wines, vodka, and signature cocktails. Adjacent, an opulent cigar lounge beckons with leather couches and botanical-style wallpaper.

Simone Voloshin, Director of Hazendal Wine Estate, emphasized that The Hazendal completes the estate’s offerings. The transformation from a day trip destination to a multi-day experience was driven by demand. The estate now offers a wine tasting lounge, a golf course, putting park, golf academy, padel court, children’s edutainment centre, classic car collection, art gallery, conference center, and various wedding venues.

Designed to accommodate families, The Hazendal offers 24 interleading rooms, a children’s swimming pool, and a screen room for movie nights. The estate’s gardens and water features provide endless opportunities for exploration, while the Wonderdal Centre offers interactive edutainment.

Managed by Newmark Hotels & Reserves, Hazendal Wine Estate adds a unique dimension to the Cape Winelands experience. Neil Markovitz, CEO of Newmark Hotels & Reserves, acknowledges the family’s passion in curating each luxury experience.

The Hazendal beckons to families, conference delegates, wine aficionados, couples, golfers, sports enthusiasts, spa-goers, and foodies, offering an unmatched experiential journey in South Africa.

In conclusion, The Hazendal Wine Farm is a haven of luxury and elegance, combining modern comforts with the rich history of the Cape Winelands. With its stunning accommodations, exceptional dining, and a plethora of activities, it’s the ideal destination for travellers seeking a unique and unforgettable experience in South Africa’s wine country.


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