Trip Summary

Enjoy a 2-night escape to the Stellenbosch Winelands. Stay at the lovely De Zalze Lodge, situated on the Kleine Zalze wine estate, and explore the wineries of the area on the Vine Hopper. Includes a complimentary bottle of wine and a wine tasting on the estate. 

De Zalze Lodge is a vernacular style guest lodge overlooking the lush vineyards and breathtaking Stellenbosch mountains. Nestled against the first fairway of the De Zalze Golf Course, this luxurious four-star establishment provides relaxed yet pristine accommodation with an array of leisurely pastimes guaranteed to unwind the stresses of modern day living. Guests are invited to enjoy wine tastings, cycling, hiking and running trails through the rolling vineyards, or simply to relax by the pool. Coupled with the exquisite location and impeccable service – this makes for a pleasurable, revitalising and unforgettable stay.

The Vine Hopper is a unique wine tour operating three hop-on hop-off routes in the Stellenbosch wine region. Each of these wine tours stops at up to six different wine estates. You can decide which of the farms you want to visit and how long you want to stay. Pick-up and drop-off is conveniently from you lodge, so you do not need to worry about designated drivers! 

Stellenbosch is one of the most beautiful towns in South Africa and is home to some of the best wines in the world! The town is known for its Cape Dutch Architecture and has the best preserved historic center in South Africa. The Oak lined streets of Stellenbosch are also home to the prestigious University of Stellenbosch. The Stellenbosch Winelands are in close proximity to Cape Town (40 minutes drive by car) and a real South African attraction.

The wine farms in Stellenbosch range from big farms with, high tech cellars, through multi-functional farms and historical manors to small, more intimate wine estates that lend themselves to relax and enjoy nature and the fruits of the vine! Most of these farms lie in the many valleys and hills of the Stellenbosch Wine area and boast magical views of the winelands. Stellenbosch is also home to a number of award-winning restaurants, making it a favourite with foodies as well as wine-lovers. 

Things to do: (besides wine tasting!):

  • Wine pairings – cheese, chocolate, pizza, ice-cream, nougat, marshmallow, candy floss, biscotti, cheesecake, doughnut, cupcake, macaroon, toffee, quiche, pie, biltong, charcuterie, artisanal salt… the options are endless!
  • Gin, whiskey, brandy, craft beer tastings
  • Picnics on wine estates

  • Coffee shops and delis 

  • Scenic drives and photo shoots

  • Fruit juice, non-alcoholic wine, tea, chocolate, cheese, ice-cream, olive oil and vinegar tastings 

  • Markets – food, slow food, flea markets, arts and crafts

  • Visit art galleries, museums, monuments and book shops

  • Shopping – many boutique shops 

  • Walks and hikes

  • Cycling, horse riding or Segway through the vineyards

  • Hot Air Ballooning

  • For the animla lovers: Duck Parade, Eagle Encounters, Cheetah Outreach, Butterfly World, Giraffe House, Crocodile Farm 

Additional Information

Valid for SADC residents only
Subject to availability at time of booking
All rates are commisionable to travel agents and advisors

Terms and Conditions: 
Prices are per person sharing, subject to change, currency fluctuations and room type availability.
The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. 
Advance purchase, peak or high season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply
Price valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request.


Price for a 2-night stay

Valid until 30 November 2021

Standard Room
R 1 190.00 per adult sharing for 2 nights
R 2 380.00 per single adult

Superior Room
R 1 440.00 per adult sharing for 2 nights
R 2 880.00 per single adult 

1-Bedroom Suite Room
R 1 940.00 per adult sharing for 2 nights
R 2 880.00 per single 

2-Bedroom Suite Room
R 6 380.00 per unit for 2 nights 
Sleeps 4 adults in 2x en-suite bedrooms


2 nights accommodation, including 15% VAT and bed levy
Breakfast daily - continental


Additional Meals and drinks
Optional activities
All Items of a personal nature
Medical and Travel insurance

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