Beyond enquiring eyes, in the heartland of South African wine country, Grande Provence bestows an idyllic haven for travellers with a penchant for a more refined finish.  One of the jewels of The Huka Retreats, Grande Provence graces the collection of exclusive properties offering the ultimate in understated luxury -to the world’s most discerning travellers in unmatched locations in New Zealand, Fiji and South Africa. Grande Provence (Franschoek, South Africa) consists of 2 parts: The Owners Cottage and La Provençale Villa in the Vineyards.

The Owner’s Cottage exudes period grandeur and contemporary luxury for the Winelands escape. The beautifully appointed private cottage comprises four rooms, a deluxe suite, lounge and conservatory leading out to the soothing pool area set in a country garden. At La Provençale Villa in the Vineyards, exclusive use guests are accommodated in style with two en suite bedrooms, separated for privacy by a shared lounge leading onto a relaxing outdoor terrace and pool. Surrounded by lush vines and breath-taking views this is the quintessential private getaway for families or close friends.

With a myriad of activities, Franschhoek appeals to all tastes. Apart from its natural splendour, this French-inspired village offers spectacular dining experiences, award winning wines, fine gourmet cuisine by Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst at The Restaurant, and an eclectic collection of contemporary South African art at The Gallery.

Take advantage of the fabulous Heartland Offer at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate and make picturesque Franschhoek your luxurious winter Wineland destination. Available from May until September, tailor-made Heartland accommodation packages at both The Owner’s Cottage and La Provençale Villa in the Vineyards offer wonderful winter value with welcoming and attentive staff at this 17th-century wine estate.


To book your stay, visit, call René Jacobs on Tel: 021 876 8600 or e-mail