As the warm embrace of summer envelopes Stellenbosch, the picturesque town nestled in the heart of South Africa’s finest wine region, a plethora of activities awaits those seeking a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. The Stay and Play Summer in Stellenbosch promises an unforgettable experience, combining outdoor activities with delivious wine pairings that showcase the region’s renowned viticultural heritage.
Here are a few Stay and Play fun options to begin your journey in the renowned winelands of Stellenbosch:
Sorbet and Wine Pairing at Koelenhof Wine Cellar
Koelenhof Winery is a renowned wine-producing estate located in the picturesque
Stellenbosch region of South Africa. With a rich history dating back several decades, the
winery has become synonymous with exceptional quality wines and a commitment to sustainable winemaking practices.
Their most popular pairing to date is the sorbet, gelato and wine pairing. Fresh, lively and intense bursts of flavour to experience with this pairing. 6 wines paired with 4 types of sorbet and 2 types of gelato. There is no better way to enjoy the beauty of the Stellenbosch wine route than with this delectable pairing. Koelenhof Winery ticks all the boxes with so many things on offer and is perfect for families with kids. Oh and why not opt for their Roosterkoek and Biltong Paté! It is absolutely delicious!
Phone number: 021 865 2020
Physical address: Koelenhof Wine Cellar (Pty) Ltd, Koelenhof Wine Cellar, R304, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch
Lunch and Wine Tasting at Lievland Vineyards
Lievland, which is Afrikaans for Loveland, is a historic farm with a long quirky history. The
manor house dates back to 1865, and many a pioneering spirit have called it home through the years. The pursuit of winemaking has been a common thread, and each of these stories are woven into the rich history of the estate.
Phone number: 021 879 7892
Physical address: Lievland, R44, Klapmuts, Stellenbosch
Art and Historical Walking Tour with Stellenbosch On Foot
Join local tour guide for an exploration of the “Village of the Oaks” bordered by the water
furrows of the Mill Stream. Admire the charm and harmony of the Cape Dutch Architecture
and listen to tales about the colourful inhabitants of three centuries.
Phone number: 084 479 7262
Physical address: 47 Church St, Stellenbosch
Vineyard Segway Tour
For the adventure enthusiasts, Stellenbosch offers a wealth of outdoor activities. Perfect for a Play and Stay Summer in Stellenbosch. Experience the splendour of the Cape Winelands on board a Segway. Glide through the vineyards, breathe in the fresh air and savour the views of the Stellenbosch mountains. It’s an exhilarating, two-wheeled, battery-powered ride so you won’t work up a sweat.
Phone number: 021 809 1157
Physical address: Spier Wine Farm R310, Baden Powell Dr, Stellenbosch
Chocolate and Wine pairing at the Spier Tasting Room
Spier was voted one of the 100 World’s Best Vineyards in 2021, and Editor’s Choice – Winery of the Year 2022. Join them for one of their wine tasting options overlooking their dam and with views of the Helderberg mountains.
Inspired by The Spier Cap Classique and Spier Creative Block blends, the chocolatier has carefully crafted chocolates that complement and unlock nuanced flavours in each of the Spier liquid treasures.
Phone number: 064 830 5667
Physical address: R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch
New Summer Canape and Wine Pairing at Alto Wine Estate
Nothing quite compares to a visit to their iconic estate, experiencing the wines in the very place they are grown and made. Visit their tasting room and taste through a selection of our wines while learning more about the terroir, history and heritage of the estate.
Enjoy the tasting experience in their tasting room or outside on the deck overlooking views of Stellenbosch Hills and Table Mountain. Our curated summer canapé and wine pairing includes four of their exceptional wines paired with four carefully created canapés.
Phone number: 021 881 3884
Physical address: Alto Wine Estate, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch
Dinner at the Wine Glass in Stellenbosch
The Wine Glass Stellenbosch with 130 wines from the lovely local Stellenbosch Wine Routes Stellenbosch-based restaurant offering wine tastings and exceptional cuisine. Enjoy a wine and dining experience of the best wines of the Stellenbosch region, beers, cocktails, MCC and scrumptious food.
Phone number: 082 555 2332
Physical address: 13 Ryneveld Street Devonshire House Stellenbosch
Estate tour and Indigenous Food and Wine Pairing at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate
Combining the authentic, indigenous and cultural food served at the two restaurants on Vergenoegd Löw and the range of blended or single cultivar white, red and Méthode Cap Classique wines was always a “must do”. It is a journey of discovery to explore the unusual flavour combinations and taste sensations when matching a plate of biltong, bokkem, sour fig, spekboom, umasi with the Vergenoegd Löw wine range.
Phone number: 021 843 3248
Physical address: 1 Vergenoegd Road, Somerset West, Off R310, Stellenbosch Wine Route
Stay at Southern Sun de Wagen Hotel in Stellenbosch
No Stay and Play Summer experience in Stellenbosch is complete without staying in Stellenbosch to explore the picturesque region.
Experience the ultimate Stay and Play Summer in Stellenbosch at Southern Sun De Wagen Hotel. Tucked in the heart of Stellenbosch’s town center, this boutique hotel is a meticulously restored ensemble of historic farmstead buildings dating back to the early 1900s, offering a distinctive and unforgettable retreat in the Cape Wineland.
Phone number: 021 415 4444
Physical address: Aan de Wagen Road, Stellenbosch
The Stay and Play Summer in Stellenbosch is a harmonious symphony of adventure, relaxation and indulgence. Whether you are a wine connoisseur, an outdoor adventurist, or a seeker of cultural experiences, Stellenbosch welcomes you with open arms, promising a summer to remember amidst the vine-covered hills and the warm South African sun.