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Franschhoek is the ultimate spoil yourself getaway to me. Only an hour outside of Cape Town this pretty as a postcard little village while steal your heart. With it’s gorgeous architecture, french influence and amazing wine and restaurants you can’t ask for more. It is also nestled between stunning mountains making it even more of a dreamy location. Happening in Summer and the perfect place to cosy up with a glass of red in Winter. There really is no getting away from it, Franschhoek is a magical place.

We headed off to the luxurious La Fontaine boutique hotel to spend two nights in Franschhoek. We were there over Bastille weekend which meant loads of festivities and all the French everywhere. La Fontaine was at the perfect location for us. Close enough to walk to all the hot spots while just off the main street so you can also relax away from the crowds. We loved taking a stroll up an down the main street soaking up the vibe and excitement and then returning to our room for some bubbles on the balcony!

About La Fontaine boutique hotel

I have already mentioned that La Fontaine is close to town which makes it a dream for exploring on foot. There are however so many other reasons to stay at this stunning property. This family run property really makes you feel at home while staying true to it’s luxurious surroundings. The bar and lounge area has a big inviting fireplace that is perfect for a pre dinner drink or a relaxing after dinner chat. The breakfast area is cosy and bright spilling out onto a delightful courtyard perfect for summer mornings.

The property has two lovely pools with loungers to relax at with sunlight filtering through the gorgeous greens above. It is so tranquil you might even forget to leave at all!

The rooms at La Fontaine

You might be surprised to find out that La Fontaine has 17 large suites to choose from. We stayed in the main building with a large balcony overlooking the crisp Franschhoek mountains. It really is something else waking up in the morning and opening up the doors to let in the fresh country side air!

Each suite is also decorated in it’s own unique style. Luxury and comfort is definitely number one at La Fontaine! Our bed was huge and dreamy and the room had enough space to comfortable relax in. I love when you can really see the effort and style put into a room and I think that really sets it apart.

Special discount code for La Fontaine and other Oyster Collection properties

If you want to go stay at La Fontaine boutique hotel or any of the other Oyster Collection properties then I have a little treat for you! For the next year ( June 2019- June 2020 ) you can get 20% off your booking by using the code CBGOysterCollection.


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