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Mont Rochelle Officially Welcomes Its First Guests

Mont Rochelle01 September 2014 – Mont Rochelle, Sir Richard Branson’s South African Hotel and Vineyard is excited to welcome its very first guests to uncover the delights of Franschhoek’s hidden gem. Having undergone an extensive refurbishment, Mont Rochelle now boasts a brand new spa with a Hammam, a heated pool, 22 beautifully refurbished bedrooms and a new restaurant Miko, named after previous owner, Miko Rwayitare.

To celebrate the opening of Mont Rochelle, Virgin Limited Edition, is offering a special complimentary night stay from 1st of September 2014 until 21st December 2014 when booking to stay for four nights or more.

In an area internationally renowned for its winelands and stunning scenery, Mont Rochelle boasts a unique hilltop setting and private vineyard encompassing 39 hectares. Attracting food and wine lovers, guests at Mont Rochelle can enjoy an array of activities from horse-back riding to an afternoon of fly-fishing in the Dewdale Farm trout dam. For guests who would like to combine a winelands break with a safari, Mont Rochelle provides the perfect extension to a stay at Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in the Sabi Sand, adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

Make sure you are one of the first to see the newly refurbished Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard and discover what Franschhoek has to offer with a free night stay from September 2014.

Terms and conditions:

  • The last night of your stay will be complimentary
  • When booking for a minimum of 4 night’s guests will receive one night free.
  • Rates start from ZAR 4,460 (£245 at today’s exchange rate) per room, per night, including breakfast,
  • Offer is subject to availability for stays with arrivals between 1st September – 21st December 2014
  • All our normal booking terms and conditions apply
  • Maximum of one free night per booking
  • This offer cannot be combined with any other packages or special offers
  • The offer is applicable to any new bookings only

 

Our rates include:

  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • A selection of drinks and snacks from the minibar
  • Wireless internet
  • All taxes and local levies

 

When you’re at Mont Rochelle you can enjoy…

  • Personalised wine tasting
  • Picnics in the grounds – we can provide a hamper
  • Spoil yourself rotten at the spa and choose from the finest Africology range of treatments
  • Dips in the outdoor swimming pool
  • Work outs in the gym
  • Horse riding –
  • Mountain biking and golf in the region

 

Virgin Limited Edition is an award-winning collection of unique retreats, chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings; each offers a sense of fun, style, luxury and exceptional personal service.  The group includes Necker Island in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands, Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa, The Roof Gardens and Babylon Restaurant in London; Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Lodge in Verbier, Necker Belle, a 105 foot luxury catamaran, Mahali Mzuri, a tented safari camp in Kenya and Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa.

For more information, please contact Traveline at 1-888-700-8747.

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Visiting South Africa? Check out The Cellars-Hohenort!

The Cellars-Hohenort

Located in the historical Constantia Valley, Cape Town, on the breathtaking slopes of Table Mountain The Cellars-Hohenort boasts 52 individually decorated rooms and suites. With panoramic mountain and garden views the owner-managed Cellars-Hohenort sets the scene for a fairytale stay. It is a must for those looking to add a delicious dose of peace and tranquillity to their life in the oldest winelands in “the cape” – a mere 15 minutes drive from the city centre and V&A Waterfront.

 

Set on nine expansive acres of world-renowned gardens, this historic and beautiful country escape in the city offers guests far more than just incomparable scenery. It is home to Cape Town’s first Grand Chef, a range of award-winning culinary offerings, a relaxing D & D Spa and Hairstylist, a Gary Player designed nine-hole golf putting and chipping green, a tennis court and much more ensures that The Cellars-Hohenort is the result of Liz McGrath’s 20 years of hard work, love and endless inspiration.

The Cellars

All 2013 Traveline Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily breakfast
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
  • Grand Chef Picnic to the value of R300 per room
  • Private wine tasting at the award winning Klein Constantia
  • A bottle of sommelier selected Constantia Valley Wine
    • in the room upon arrival with a personalized note from you (the virtuoso member)
  • For stays of 4 or more nights guests also receive:
    • Guaranteed upgrade on booking, subject to availability

     

For more information or to book,

click here to contact Traveline

or call us at 1-888-700-TRIP.