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5 Things to Do in Paarl

5 Things to Do in Paarl

Paarl is one of the oldest towns in the country and an important part of the Cape Winelands. This charming, sometimes even quaint, region also plays a major role in celebrating the foundations of the Afrikaans language. Therefore, it combines a fascinating history with wonderful wines and spectacular scenery, leaving no shortage of things to do in Paarl.

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De Kleijne Bos Country House

De Kleijne Bos Country House

The four star De Kleijne Bos Country House which nestles in the heart of the Drakenstein valley, features the well known winelands region. Situated on the outskirts of the Paarl Village, only 3km from the main town it is an ideal base to indulge tastes for fine wines and world class cuisine.

The original De Kleijne Bos Country House offers eight well equipped rooms including six luxury rooms and one standard room which are all designed with comfort in mind, offering charming accommodation and expected services for guests to relax and unwind. All en-suite rooms are individually appointed and have comfortable lush duvets with embroided percale cotton linen. Continue reading

Cape Wine Estates

Cape Wine Estates

SA-Venues.com™, a premium online travel resource for South Africa, has launched yet another feature to cater to the growing needs of the local and international tourist market. Easy-to-use maps of the wine regions (including the Cape Winelands, Karoo, Northern Cape, etc…) now feature on the website, and allow those planning a visit to the country to plot their route and explore the various estates from the comfort of their home.

The maps are detailed, with icons indicating which farms are open to the public and which are open by appointment only, or not at all. Each icon is clickable, taking the user to a page dedicated to that specific wine farm. This page includes all of the contact details, the address, opening hours and a description of the estate and its facilities. Most also contain information on available tours and tastings. Continue reading