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Accommodation options at Gîte

About Gîte

Gîte is a scenic self-catering retreat made up of four eco cabins tucked away in the renowned Franschhoek valley, only an hour's drive from Cape Town in the Western Cape. Located in one of the most beautiful regions of the Cape Winelands, Gîte provides an idyllic escape for couples seeking tranquility and a chance to disconnect from busy city life while enjoying contemporary comfort and sweeping vistas of the majestic Franschhoek Mountains.

There are four suites to choose from (Gîte units 1, 2 and 3 and Gite Studio), each equipped with comfortable living areas, a full kitchen, and a patio. Gîte provides a serene and rejuvenating retreat, where guests can indulge in the luxury of a private wood-fired hot tub while savouring a glass of exquisite local wine and enjoying panoramic views in every direction. Guests can also simply unwind with a captivating book, relishing the soothing atmosphere created by the nearby mountain stream.

Gîte Setting

The Cape Winelands region South Africa is a destination filled with an abundance of activities. When visiting Gîte Franschhoek, guests can enjoy a variety of activities in the surrounding area. Explore the charming town by taking a leisurely walk or renting a bicycle to discover its art galleries, boutique shops, and culinary delights. Go on wine-tasting adventures at nearby vineyards, sipping through the region's renowned wines.

Take scenic drives through the picturesque Franschhoek Valley, capturing breathtaking views of mountains and vineyards, or lace up the hiking boots for nature walks on scenic trails. Those looking to relax can enjoy a spa treatment at one of the many day retreats, or immerse themselves in the cultural heritage by visiting museums and historical sites.

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  • Lovely Place

    One of the best places we have spent time at... Very homely and relaxing. We also loved that the place was very clean. The host was friendly and provided us with everything we needed. review

    K. Nyalela

  • Perfect Getaway Destination

    A hidden gem, ideal for a couples getaway overlooking fantastic landscapes with a private woodfired hot tub! It's also super easy to get into town from GITE and all amenities are close by. review

    J. Davids

Gîte impact highlights

Gîte Franschhoek draws inspiration from the rich history and cultural heritage of the Franschhoek Valley. The name "Gîte" reflects its purpose as a unique holiday accommodation that embraces the essence of the area. The converted Gîte Studio embodies their commitment to honoring the local culture, promoting local businesses, and prioritizing environmental sustainability. Gîte is now powered by solar so there wont be any power outages during Loadhesdding. By celebrating the region's heritage and minimizing their ecological footprint, Gîte Franschhoek aims to provide guests with an authentic and responsible experience that respects and preserves the surrounding environment.

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