La Residence is situated in the Franschhoek Valley on a 30-acre estate filled with vines, fruit trees, flowers and herbs. It is a romantic and indulgent paradise whose magnificent interior is filled with rich fabrics, wonderful artwork and antique furniture.Eleven individually-decorated suites enjoy vibrant colour schemes and spectacular views. Palatial en-suite bathrooms ooze glamour.On hot days, the shimmering infinity pool beckons. Sip drinks under a shady umbrella, or relax with treatments in the Spa. The air-conditioned Gym caters for the more energetic!Five minutes’ drive from the charming curio shops and galleries of Franschhoek village, the hotel provides complimentary transfers so guests can explore at their leisure. There are excellent village restaurants to try as well as a range of activities from horse-riding to chocolate-tasting.

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Service is warm and personalized: an atmosphere of ease and relaxation pervades. Fresh produce from the garden and fine local wines create memorable dining experiences.This Winelands haven has all the ingredients for an inspiring and restorative stay.A stone’s throw from La Residence, in a tranquil vineyard setting, five Vineyard Suites offer spacious accommodation in a variety of configurations for up to 20 guests, including children of all ages. There are stylish rooms for dining and relaxing and luxurious bedrooms with marble en-suite bathrooms. All have private terraces and gardens; four have their own pools. Complimentary drinks and snacks, wide screen televisions and DVD players create a homely feel.

Guests dine either in their suites or the central Terrace Room, beside a fire or the stunning double rim-flow pool. An open kitchen allows full interaction with the chef; the Sitting Room is cosy with bar and wide-screen television.The Vineyard Suites offer complete flexibility, comfort and superior service to make holidaying with family and friends effortless and enjoyable.

Rooms, Villas & Tents

Suite 1: The Honeysuckle Suite

Be enchanted by the warmth and brightness of this suite. Orange and golden yellow predominate while in pride of place is a mahogany four-poster king-size bed. Light streams in and the view stretches across the sunlit vineyards to the mountains beyond. A private veranda leads onto the garden.

Suite 2: The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-size bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. The room opens onto a veranda which looks out onto the vines and mountainside.

Suite 3: The Frangipani Suite

Stylish in white and gold, this light and airy white marble room boasts a built-in king-size bed on a heated marble plinth. The glamorous bathroom is more than a little reminiscent of Versailles’ Hall of Mirrors whilst both rooms enjoy stunning vineyard and mountain views from the spacious veranda.

Suite 4: The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant pinks and greens of this suite. Signature pieces include a bright pink chaise longue and impressive four-poster king-size bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also has a fine view of the pool and garden from its spacious balcony.

Suite 5: The Tibetan Suite

Be transported by this oasis of oriental tranquility. Giant antique Tibetan hangings above the king-size bed (that can be separated into twin beds if required) add a touch of grandeur. Sweeping views of the vineyards and mountains can be appreciated from the private balcony.

Suite 6: The Huguenot Suite

In remembrance of the first settlers in Franschhoek, this room is decorated in wonderfully soft antique blues and yellows. The deep mustard-gold of the king-size four-poster bed is echoed by the richly-upholstered couch and armchair, while the private balcony allows you to take in the views across the vineyards to the mountains.

Suite 7: The Hibiscus Suite

Relax amidst a symphony of pinks. The artwork, fine fabrics and harmonious colour palette combine to give an air of sophistication and refinement. In the bathroom, beautiful pink marble, French antiques and delicately patterned rugs complete the feel of luxurious elegance. Open the French doors and sit on the veranda to enjoy exquisite views across the lawn, down to the dam and across to the mountains beyond.

Suite 8: Chambre Bleu Suite

French blue is combined with hints of green to form the perfect setting for the imposing, elevated four-poster bed which is accompanied by old-world footstools to assist ascent! This suite has the luxury of two verandas, one looking across the perfectly manicured lawn to the dam, and the other surveying the olive grove and mountains.

Suite 9: The Armani Suite

Understated neutrals are impossibly chic: this is a modern classic. A hauntingly beautiful painting of a ballerina on one wall is balanced by furnishings in greys, browns and creams that blend harmoniously to create a mood of calm and repose. Views from the private balcony take in the lawn, the dam and the mountains beyond.

Suite 10: The Nomatemba Suite

Accents of the African sun are harnessed in the brilliant yellows that enliven this suite. A king-sized bed with padded headboard is set off by vibrantly coloured African paintings. Views from both the room and the adjoining balcony take in the lawn and dam with the mountains behind.

Suite 11: The Maharani Suite

Exotic Indian décor, antique paintings and crystal wall-sconces create a sumptuous interior that is warm, inviting and unashamedly opulent. Gold accents add glamour while the built-in bed is approached by gleaming marble steps. The room boasts two balconies, one overlooking the lawns and dam, the other facing the olive grove and mountains.

Vineyard Suite 1

Villa 1 is an elegant and sociable space, with soothing green décor enlivened by splashes of pinks and reds. Light pours into the generously sized central living area where you can watch television on the plush pistachio-green couch or dine in relaxed style at the glossy red oval table. On either side of this space are two cosily splendid en-suite bedrooms (one king, one king or twin). These boast huge mirrors and bold, contemporary artwork. Outside there is a terrace for al fresco dining and a private pool.

Vineyard Suites 2

Let the rich red interior of Villa 2 warm and inspire you. Fabulous swagged curtains, a high ceiling and rustic stone fireplace create a sense of homely grandeur. Downstairs is a king-sized bed with striking en-suite bathroom, complete with black and white harlequin-patterned vanity cabinets; upstairs, an inviting twin-bedded loft room with ensuite shower commands spectacular views across the valley.

Vineyard Suite 3

Sumptuous fabrics, brilliant, jewel-like colours and magnificently over-sized furniture conspire to create a sense of sublime opulence. This is a special place with a positively palatial feel that boasts an elevated four-poster bed, high ceiling and glamorous en-suite bathroom. Curl up on the vast plum-coloured couch and enjoy a roaring fire in winter, or sit outside on the terrace in summer and soak up the beautiful mountain scenery.

Vineyard Suite 4

Villa 4 is an undeniably tranquil space: the soothing palette of blue and yellow combines with the gentle rush of the fountain to delight both eye and ear. The high-ceilinged central living room and two generous en-suite bedrooms (one with king-size bed, one with extra-king or twin queen-size beds) all have French doors leading to the private poolside terrace and lawned garden. Room 4a enjoys a tiny private courtyard complete with fountain and palms, as well as an outside shower room off its glamorous mirrored bathroom. In both bedrooms curtains of shimmering gold silk convey a sense of luxurious indulgence. An eclectic mix of old and new creates a relaxing but stylish environment, while the views beyond the palm trees that edge the garden are heart-stoppingly beautiful.

Vineyard Suite 5

Vibrant colours and a lovely openness in design characterize Villa 5. A wealth of influences is evident in the interior, creating an elegantly diverse space. Pinks, reds and oranges predominate, with plenty of interest provided by the artwork and furniture. Antique Chinese cabinets sit alongside brightly painted octagonal tables and couches in mouthwatering tangerine and raspberry velvet. Off the central living area lie two spacious en-suite bedrooms (one king-size and one king-size or twin queen-size) and a charming twin room with en-suite shower room. The terrace is perfect for relaxed dining while the pool and lawned garden enjoy spectacular views and complete privacy.

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