Situated on a boutique wine and stud farm, Fijndraai Villas offers accommodation units with views of the Helderberg Mountains and Stellenbosch Vineyards. The Estate is located 12 km from the Stellenbosch city centre and Stellenbosch Museum. Strand beach is 20 km away and Cape Town International Airport is only 25 km away.
In-Room Spa Treatments
We have a mobile spa service available for our in-room guests. Should you wish to make a booking for the treatments we have on offer, please advise any member of the Fijndraai Villas team.
Please be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Eagle Encounters is a privately-run, non-profit wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, conservation, education and eco-tourism organisation based on the organic Spier Wine Farm in the beautiful Stellenbosch Winelands.
Bring the family and friends along and join us on a journey of discovery into the amazing world of a variety of magnificent South African animals. Delight in spectacular interactive flying shows and be humbled by personal, one-on-one encounters with these enchanting, lovable, sentient beings. While you're savouring your experience, learn about our behind-the-scenes rescue, rehabilitation and conservation work in the fight to preserve these important creatures for future generations. Don't forget to bring your camera along to capture these unique and unforgettable memories!
Tel: +27 (0)84 037 5523
Waterford Estate's Famous Wine Safari
The Wine Drive Safari is is a unique 3 hour trip on a safari type land rover through the 120ha Estate on the beautiful slopes of the Helderberg mountain.
You will be greeted with bubbles, followed by a cellar tour. After that you will depart from the estate in the safari vehicle where you stop at two of their decks. Firstly the Chardonnay Deck where you will taste 3 of the estate white wines paired with a light appetizers. You then go to the other side of the farm and taste the estate red wines at the Cabernet Sauvignon deck and enjoy some more appetizers. You will then come back to the tasting room and end off with a wine and chocolate pairing. Bookings required a week in advance.
Tel: +27 (0)21 880 5300
The Rupert Museum showcases the unique private art collection of Anton and Huberte Rupert. The Rupert Museum houses over 350 works, and can be regarded as the premier collection of contemporary South African art from the period 1940 to 1970. The predominant mediums displayed are paintings, sculptures and tapestries.
The gallery showcases the best of South African artists such as, Maggie Laubser, Irma Stern, Alexis Preller, Walter Battiss, Elza Dziomba, Jean Welz, JH Pierneef, Lippy Lipshitz, Moses Kotler, Anton van Wouw and Coert Steynberg.
In addition, there are also major European works by leading sculptors such as Auguste Rodin and Käthe Kollwitz, as well as French tapestries by Jean Lurçat.
Villiera Wine and Game drive
Villiera set aside 220ha of land as a wildlife sanctuary in 2009.
A number of mammals have been introduced in the Wildlife Sanctuary: Springbuck, Kudu, Giraffe, Bontebok, Eland, Gemsbok, Black Wildebeest, Bush Pig, Burchell's Zebra, common Duiker, Steenbuck, Waterbuck and Grysbok.
A game drive lasts approximately two hours and includes a tasting of Villiera's wines & self-conducted cellar tour.
Booking is essential
Tel: +27 (0)21 8652002
Futuristic Farm Tour
Go on a futuristic tour at Spier Wine farm while gliding along on a Segway. This fun filled tour has been voted as the 'Most unique way to explore the winelands.
There are three tour options:
1 Hour Farm tour (30 minutes training and 30 minutes outride)
2 Hour Vineyard tour (30 minutes training and 90 minutes outride)
2 Hour Sunset tour (the most popular option and perfect for the summer months)
Tel: +27 (0)21 809 1157
Mobile: +27 (0)74 1422 307
Best picnic spots
Peter Falke Wines, a fascinating combination of old and new, with 18th Century architecture blending sleeky with the modern boutique winery and tasting room. There is a seating area outside, but you might prefer the huge bean bags under umbrellas on the expansive lawn. Share one of their platters while raising a glass to the majestic slopes of the Helderberg mountains. Tel: +27 (0)21 881 3677
Warwick Wine Estate has been voted the top wine estate in Stellenbosch on Tripadvisor for 3 years in a row. It is a very welcoming destination with a truly authentic experience and friendly ambiance. Famous for their Gourmet Picnic and Vineyard Tapas. Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4410
The Zorgvliet picnic area and restaurant has been described as being located on "a piece of heaven fallen from the sky where you can be lost in your dreams, inhale the fresh air of the Banhoek Valley and bask in the warm sunshine" Bring your own blanket or sit at the tables supplied.
Tel: +27 (0)21 885 1399