Leeu Estate. Franschhoek. Superyacht Cape Town

Unparalleled Luxury in the Franschhoek Valley: Leeu Estates

Nestled amid the scenic Franschhoek Valley’s vineyards, Leeu Estates offers a luxurious and tranquil escape. This elegant boutique hotel features individually appointed suites and rooms adorned with bespoke furnishings and premium amenities, ensuring an unmatched level of comfort. The marble-clad en-suite bathrooms, complemented by rain showers and heated towel rails, provide a rejuvenating retreat.

Leeu Estate.Artemis and Dogs. Deborah Bell

Encompassing 78 hectares of vineyards, landscaped gardens, and indigenous fynbos vegetation, Leeu Estates is a five-star premium property boasting 24 luxuriously appointed accommodations. Situated between the mountainside and a river, mere minutes from Franschhoek Village, the estate presents an idyllic setting for a sophisticated and exclusive private hideaway, offering exceptional comfort, world-class dining, and unparalleled service. At its heart stands the meticulously refurbished 19th-century Manor House, housing six rooms and suites, complemented by two adjacent rooms and additional accommodations nestled among the gardens, oak trees, and vineyards.

Central to the estate is the bokkie Garden, a serene meditative space where guests can reconnect with nature. Its centerpiece, ‘Reflective Resonance’ by acclaimed sculptor Angus Taylor, is a powerful bronze and Belfast granite sculpture that has become a Franschhoek landmark.

Culinary Indulgence

Le Petit Columbe. Leeu Estate. Superyacht Cape Town

The Dining Room at Leeu Estates is an exclusive haven for guests, serving seasonal dishes crafted from fresh, estate-grown produce. For an unparalleled culinary experience, La Petite Colombe, the sister restaurant of the renowned La Colombe, is a must-visit destination. Helmed by the talented Peter Duncan, La Petite Colombe offers tasting menus featuring the finest local and seasonal ingredients, paired with a rare and exquisite wine selection, delivering the same celebrated service and cuisine that have earned La Colombe global acclaim.

Rejuvenation and Wellness

Surrounded by vineyards, the Leeu Spa by Healing Earth offers a serene sanctuary for holistic treatments inspired by Africa’s natural resources, with a special focus on the therapeutic benefits of South Africa’s Pinotage grape. This immersive wellness experience promises a rejuvenating escape from the stresses of daily life. Guests are welcome to indulge in the steam room and plunge pool during their visit.

Wine and Art Immersion

Oenophiles can indulge in curated tastings at The Wine Studio, showcasing premium handcrafted wines from the award-winning Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines collection, which boasts 31 five-star ratings from Platter’s South African Wine Guide. The estate also houses the Everard Read Gallery, exhibiting monumental sculptures and important works by renowned artists, enhancing the cultural experience. The purpose-built gallery complex includes a studio and cottage for an artist residency program, providing a tranquil retreat for artists to develop new ideas and generate captivating content.

Sustainable Practices

Leeu Estates demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through its #Leeulocallygrown initiative, which produces vegetables, herbs, and fruits following natural farming principles. This ensures that guests enjoy the freshest, locally sourced ingredients while supporting eco-friendly practices.

Leeu Estates transcends the traditional hotel experience, offering an immersive journey into luxury, comfort, and cultural richness. Whether seeking relaxation, culinary indulgence, exquisite wine tastings, or artistic immersion, Leeu Estates provides a unique and unforgettable escape in the heart of Franschhoek.

For more information and to book your stay, visit leeucollection.com/SA/leeu-estates.

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