Escape winter to a cozy mountain idyll at La Petite Ferme
Western Cape | 24 March 2017, 12:00pm
IOL, Adapted from Press Release
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The intimate mountainside estate La Petite Ferme is the ultimate winter destination that overlooks the Franschhoek Valley.
La Petite Ferme has put together an extra special attraction to turn the sedentary humdrum into a comfort getaway in the lap of great hospitality. Their ultimate winter escape packages available from 1 May until 30 September invite you to make the estate your home in one of the luxuriously appointed vineyard suites or Manor House designed with privacy in mind and which make the most of the farm’s panoramas to forever.
Now, if you book for four nights between Sunday and Thursday at this mountain-perched retreat, you not only get 25 % discount per night plus breakfast and lunch daily, but also a complimentary, all-inclusive, full-day winelands tour too.
This all-new bespoke tour is the ideal way to explore the region and takes you to some of the most famous attractions in the winelands most historic towns - Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek itself. Your winter see-sip-and-savour includes a visit to wineries Waterford Estate and Delheim; Nelson Mandela’s former prison; and, Mont Rochelle the estate owned by Sir Richard Branson.
Or unwind in the lap of luxury at La Petite Ferme over Friday and Saturday and receive a daily complimentary breakfast and lunch included. If you stay two mid-week nights (Sunday to Thursday), receive a 20% discount per night with breakfast and lunch included daily. A 25% discount with complimentary breakfast and lunch is offered for a mid-week three-night stay.
While you’re here, why not brush up on your vino skills and join two other La Petite Ferme chauffeur tours – this time to see, sip and savour some of Franschhoek’s most popular wineries. Option One sets off to Lynx Wines and Rickety Bridge before returning to La Petite Ferme for a languid lunch. Your wine-lands meander then continues with a visit to Grande Provence and ends the afternoon on a high at Mont Rochelle. Option Two includes a stop-over at Dieu Donné, Rickety Bridge, Grande Provence and Month Rochelle before returning to La Petite Ferme for some well-deserved R&R. A minimum of two people is required per booking and an hour is spent at each winery.
Likewise, there are few better places to enjoy a great meal with vistas like these when dining at La Petite Ferme’s slick a la carte restaurant that is famous for its food as much as its splendid, tree-lined panorama. This eatery serves up creative, heart-warming dishes with a global twist, along with La Petite Ferme’s champion wines and the best views in the Franschhoek Valley.
The La Petite Ferme winter packages apply from 1 May to 30 September, so be quick to book. The popularity of the destination means the opportunity won’t be available for long.