Explore the Attractions Around The Residence at VnL
The Residence at Vrede En Lust is conveniently located on the breath-taking Vrede En Lust Wine Estate, a mere short drive from Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, and Paarl. However, you don’t need to travel far to experience what the surroundings have to offer. Simondium boasts wineries, restaurants, and breweries that are must-tries! Explore one or more of the many offers, while relaxing at our luxury 6 bedroom all en-suite villa.
Vrede En Lust Wine Estate
Vrede En Lust offers premium wine tasting where you can experience their award-winning wines with pairings that every wine enthusiast will enjoy. Explore the Cape Dutch architecture, breath-taking scenery, and rolling vineyard views. Take in the most sought-after event venues in the country while exploring the gardens, or enjoy a late lunch at the extremely popular Lust Bistro & Bakery.
Rupert & Rothschild Tasting Centre
Rupert & Rothschild have an array of imported Champagnes and wine from their properties in France, Argentina and New Zealand. The ambiance is relaxing and the tasting is a must-try. Enjoy an exquisitely prepared meal while experiencing some of their wines.
Le Bonheur Reptiles & Adventures
Le Bonheur will give you an interactive experience outdoor experience that nurtures respect for the African Nile crocodiles. It’s the ideal family destination with offerings such as catch and release fishing, a cycle track for 5 – 11-year-olds, picnics, waterslides, pizzas, and more. The whole family can enjoy nature at Le Bonheur.
Noble Hill Wine Estate
Noble Hill makes wines that are fruitful yet structured, elegant, and authentic to the region. Located on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountains, they’ve been producing wine for more than 300 years! Enjoy an early morning breakfast or indulge your senses in their Latin-inspired picnic baskets that can be enjoyed in the garden.
Soul Barrel Brewing
Share the brewer’s passion for beer making and celebrate at their brewery. Inspired by hoppy ales and old-world fermentation, you’ll find innovative beer at Soul Barrel Brewery. Located nothing longer than a short drive from The Residence, just outside Franschhoek, add Soul Barrel Brewery to your list of places to explore. Did we mention that their brewery is located within the old tank walls of the former Drakenstein Winery?
Cape Winelands Riding
Enjoy private guided tours through mountain treks that showcase magnificent vineyard views. Each horseback riding tour is customised for your level, and Cape Winelands Riding is the equestrian adventure that you’ll find yourself coming back to again and again. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime way of experience the Winelands on horseback.