Location: Wellington
Price: From $161 pp / night
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Grand Dédale Country House is one of the most exquisitely restored Cape Dutch properties in the winelands. Privately owned, with only 6 rooms and a honeymoon annex, South African and international guests alike can be assured of the finest comfort, most discreet service and complete privacy. Located close to the village of Wellington and at the foot of the Bainskloof Pass, Grand Dedale Country House is a 1 ½ hour’s drive from Cape Town 
Grande Dedale luxury

Grande Dedale luxury

About Grand Dedale

Nestled in the corner of the stunningly beautiful Groenberg, Limietberg and Hawekwa mountain ranges, Grand Dedale Country House is a magical destination.

 

Relax by the pool

Relax by the pool

Luxury Accommodation at Grand Dedale

You will be welcome by managers Angelo & Tina Casu who have many years experience in hospitality and fine hotels. All six rooms are individually and sumptuously designed, with well appointed en-suite bathrooms, whilst the honeymoon suite is located in a separate thatched stone cottage, amidst the most beautiful scenery. Rooms in the main house are large and spacious, and connected to the rest of the house which possesses a large lounge, dining area, smaller reading room and patio on which to be served meals, or sit comfortably reading and relaxing.

Grand Dedale cottage

Grand Dedale cottage

The thatched cottage has a downstairs area which consists of an open plan lounge and two bathrooms, one with shower and one with a jet bath. As it stands a short distance from the main house, the cottage offers a private minibar and satellite TV. The wooden staircase leads to the bedroom upstairs with a king size bed. A large, private patio overlooking the horse paddocks & forests completes the experience.  The thatched cottage is perfect for honeymooners or couple celebrating a special occasion.

Sleep tight at Grand Dedale

Sleep tight at Grand Dedale

Attractions & activities:

  • a large outdoor swimming pool and spa room
  • Doolhof Winery and restaurant which adjoins and is part of the same property.
  • An in-house restaurant service for advanced bookings
  • Hiking up the picturesque Bainskloof Pass, various walks and a wine tasting centre.
  • Trout fishing, mountain bike trails, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, river rafting as well as golf played on the world class Pearl Valley Golf Course
  • A relaxed stroll along the River Walk – a path of about 2 km winding along the river bank with three pedestrian bridges that criss-cross the river.
  • A Vineyard Walk which will lead you past all our noble grape varieties and reveals the most beautiful views of all the mountain ranges surrounding Grand Dedale Country House. Wild animals include small mammals such as buck, porcupine, baboons and even Cape leopards which are very illusive and very rarely seen with the naked eye.
  • A therapist is available to perform a wide range of spa treatments in the pool room or your own room. Booking your treatment 48 hours in advance is necessary.

Grand Dedale bathroom

Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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