Franschhoek Wine Valley

Pearl Valley Golf Course

Nestled in the beautiful Paarl-Franschhoek Valley and surrounded by the majestic Simonsberg- and Drakenstein Mountains, lies Pearl Valley at Val de Vie Estate, South Africa’s top residential estate.   Pearl Valley boasts, among numerous other facilities, an iconic Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Named the Best Conditioned course in the Western Cape for 2010, 2011, 2012/2013 and again for 2014/2015 by Golf Digest Magazine and awarded the Compleat Golfer’s Five Star Experience Award for six consecutive years.  The championship course has been ranked amongst the top ten courses in South Africa by Golf Digest Magazine every year from 2006 up to and including 2015.  It’s evident that it does indeed take a legend to make a legend.

Pearl Valley is distinguished as the epitome of golf and luxury living with a variety of facilities that allow for a unique and unforgettable experience. The exclusive Clubhouse caters for large scale conferences, banqueting and events. In addition, Pearl Valley has a fully operational restaurant and bar where you can enjoy a supreme selection of single-malt whiskies and award winning wines as well as indulging in one of the Chef’s signature dishes.

If these are your expectations, then the choice is rightfully definitive. Come home to Pearl Valley where you truly can ‘Live, Play, Relax’


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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

Disclaimer

Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.