Savour Stellenbosch this winter

2014-07-18 15:47

(Supplied)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town - Stellenbosch’s Come Sit, Stay & Savour winter programme invites locals to swap their winter hibernation for a sensory sojourn in the vibrant City of Oaks.

Whether you are looking for a romantic mid-week escape or a weekend breakaway with the kids - travellers are being invited to immerse themselves in ultimate “bucket list” encounters until the end of September. 

As an initiative run by Stellenbosch 360 and Stellenbosch Wine Routes as part of the Stellenbosch Experience tourism marketing campaign – expect to indulge in the best of Stellenbosch’s warm hospitality.

Think waking up on a historic wine farm like Lanzerac, lunch at a busy sidewalk café, followed by an art experience or a little more adventurous cycle through the vineyards, all perfectly complemented by dinner at an award-winning local restaurant.



The Stellenbosch’s Come Sit, Stay & Savour winter programme has three tiers of value-added packages available, ranging from budget-friendly, to top end stay-and-play experiences that encapsulate the bustling pulse, unique cultural mix and multifaceted offerings of this vibrant town. 

As a these packages are fuelled with value for money leisure activities in and around South Africa’s Food and Wine Capital, guests can opt to extend their stay or add more activities to their ultimate “bucket list” for their own account, all at a reduced rate.




“Stellenbosch is a world-class, one ofa kind destination worth much more than just a day trip or a wine tasting. With these packages visitors can experience the beauty, bounty and best of this wine tourism hotspot, without breaking the bank,"said Annareth Bolton, CEO of the country’s first and foremost wine route. 

"It is also the perfect base from where to explore surrounding regions like Cape Town or the spectacular coast-line, all within an easy 30 – 45 minutes drive. Even though our vines are now having their well-earned sleep after the harvest, our town is alive and buzzing with things to do, see and savour… some of which are completely for mahala.” 

One such free attraction, which lures one to linger longer in the company of Stellenbosch and its interesting locals, is the town’s latest Come Sit outdoor sculpture exhibition – a project of the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust (SOST).



Blending function and form, it consists of 24 minimalist concrete benches that have been placed in strategic locations around the centre of town and transformed into functional artworks of high aesthetic value, using various mediums and techniques.
 
From as little as R1 200 per person, one can Come Sit, Stay & Savour Stellenbosch, which includes two nights’ accommodation, dinner, lunch and two activities selected from a “bucket list” of authentic Stellenbosch experiences.

Premium packages are available from R2 800 per person, which include a royal two-night stay at a five-star hotel, dinner at an award-winning restaurant, lunch and two timeout indulgences like a spa treatment or a virtual wine tasting.

To make the most of the Come Sit, Stay & Savour Stellenbosch three-tiered, value-added packages on offer until the end of September visit wineroute.co.za  or contact  Tel: +27(21) 887-2920.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside Travel

 
/News

#FindYourEscape with Traveller24

Your insider guide to exploring South Africa and the world...
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.