Franschhoek Wine Valley

Celebrating Moms in May

Make Mom feel extra special during the month of May by treating her to an unforgettable Franschhoek experience. Although Sunday, 9 May is officially Mother’s Day, Franschhoek is open to Moms throughout this celebratory month with an array of delightful treats.

Make the most of Mom’s experience and tailor make the perfect itinerary to spoil her. When entering the Franschhoek Wine Valley you can’t help but immediately feel relaxed which sets the scene for the rest of your experience. This is also an indication of what Mom needs – pampering, relaxation and decadent treats. Babylonstoren and the Spa at Mont Rochelle are some of the valley’s wellness retreats, where you will be transported to a world of tranquillity with their range of world-class spa treatments. Indulge with Babylonstoren’s Hammam treatment, which is an ancient Turkish cleansing therapy that is supremely good at relieving stress, increasing circulation and helping tired muscles to ease and relax. Or treat mom to a day of pampering at the Secret Wellness with their special Mother’s Day offering. For R1 250 she will get to enjoy a massage, manicure, pedicure, a Secret Skin Therapy treatment and a take home gift. For more information on where to book your spa treatment click here.

With magical views of the valley La Cotte Farm offers this and so much more. From the minute you enter their premises to when you leave you’re made to feel extra special. Book an overnight or weekend stay, or simply pop in for a delicious lunch whilst taking in the breathtaking Franschhoek vistas.

Franschhoek is regarded as South Africa’s Culinary Capital and you’re guaranteed of a five-star experience when dining at one of the many establishments in and around the Valley. Sample delicious cuisine at The Werf Restaurant at Boschendal; High Tea at Anthonij Rupert Wyne or La Residence; brunch at Terbodore Café or simply treat Mom to heavenly chocolate delights at Huguenot Fine Chocolates. The choices are endless but are assured to make Mom’s day. For a full list of where to dine while in Franschhoek click here.

The hop-on hop-off Franschhoek Wine Tram will keep everyone enthralled as you discover the true essence of the region. Vineyards, scenery, warm hospitality, delicious cuisine and superb wines. If Mom is a thrill seeker then Scoottours will appeal to her outdoor spirit.

Allow Mom to indulge in a bit of retail therapy as the Main Road in Franschhoek uncovers a plethora of fantastic shops. These range from speciality food and home shops, to splendid art galleries. And the best part is that they are all within walking distance. The perfect excuse to walk off an indulgent lunch, or work up an appetite for an early dinner.

With all of these amazing experiences why not turn a day out into an overnight or weekend experience? Choose from a selection of quaint bed and breakfasts to five-star boutique hotels to make Mom’s experience extra special.

This is just a sampler of what you can experience in one of the country’s favourite destinations. For more information on what to see and do in Franschhoek visit www.franschhoek.org.za.

 


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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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.

 

Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za