Understated Luxury Hotel With Panoramic Views - East Of Cape Town, South Africa
The Spanish Farm Guest Lodge is one of those gems that you are lucky to have come across. It is nestled in the lovely Spanish Farm community of Somerset West just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. It offers stunning views for as far as your eyes can see. Vast valley, ocean and mountain views envelope you in a peaceful and tranquil environment that is truly rejuvenating. It is just a short 10-minute drive to the Stellenbosch wine farms, and 40-minutes to the wine farms of Paarl and Franschhoek. In the opposite direction of the wine farms, and also just a 40- minute drive away is the Cape Town city center and the V&A Waterfront. The area also has some of the most pristine golf courses, beaches, and fine dining restaurants, which makes it the ideal place to stay when visiting Cape Town, South Africa. When you are seeking a special get-away from the hustle and bustle, make your way to the Spanish Farm Guest Lodge.
There are 3 rooms in the guesthouse, each individually decorated with its own unique design aesthetics. Each guest room has a private patio, with 1 guest room offering an outdoor shower. Room features include (but not limited to): WIFI connection, TV, safety deposit box, heated towel racks, air conditioning & heating, sun deck, sauna, and under floor heating.
Guests staying at the guesthouse can enjoy the infinity swimming pool, while taking in the sweeping views of the ocean below. Breakfast is also served at the guesthouse. Guests are invited to recline, fireside or poolside, in the evening with a glass of wine or coffee to enjoy the beautiful sunset.
The property also houses a lovely self-catering cottage, the Rose Cottage. It is ideal for honeymooners or those who just want to get away from it all. The cottage is situated in a private garden area of the estate. It has a king-size extra long poster bed with an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in shower with a double vanity. It has a separate lounge and kitchen area, which gives you the space you need to widen out and fully enjoy the cottage. There is a patio that separates the two areas of the cottage, and an outdoor shower. It is a great place to retreat to after a long day of siteseeing around Cape Town and surrounding areas.
The cottage also includes a Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher, stovetop, oven, fridge, and a washing machine. Guests staying in the cottage also have access to a private sundeck and private Jacuzzi. They will also enjoy the beautiful Helderberg Mountain from its location.
The crème de la crème of this enchanting estate is the rustic, yet industrial-chic, villas. The Honeymoon Villa is a self-catering unit with a king-size bed and en-suite bath. It was purposefully designed to draw your attention to the incredible ocean views and has a dining room, lounge, and kitchen, in addition to a fireplace. Finally, it has a private wooden deck that overlooks a nature pool. The properties 2-bedroom Villas are also self-catering units with everything that you’ll need to make yourself at home, including stunning views of the ocean and mountain. It features extra long twin beds and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. Each one has a wooden deck that leads directly to your own plunge pool with loungers. The lounge area has a combustion fireplace and dining room that looks out at the garden. Kitchens come fully equipped with a freestanding island for everyone to gather around while cooking together. Bedrooms are large with lots of natural elements that integrate it into its surroundings. There is luxurious bedding that creates a cocoon of comfort, making it difficult to get out of. Reading lights are strategically placed on both sides of the bed and both bedrooms lead onto a private garden terrace. The magnificent finishes that are displayed throughout the villas add to the level of luxury that it offers.
All villas come with the following amenities: air conditioning and heating, toiletries, DSTV, WIFI, safety deposit box, heated towel rails, under floor heating flat screen TV, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, private patio, hair dryer, fridge and freezer, stovetop and oven, sun deck, pool, and tea & coffee. The only thing missing is you!
Finally, another option for you to consider at The Spanish Farm Lodge is the ground floor apartment, which is inconspicuously tucked below the villas. It has an open floor plan that sleeps up to two with an extra long king-size bed. Pay close attention to the details of this unit and you’ll understand why it is quickly becoming a favorite amongst the properties guests. It looks as though no expenses were spared in designing this truly luxurious apartment. It comes fully equipped to include all of the creator comforts of home. You’re sure to enjoy its dining area and lounge that opens directly onto a private wooden deck overlooking an indigenous fynbos garden, with lovely bird life.
The apartment comes with the following amenities: heated towel rails, WIF, dining room table & chairs, under floor heating, double basin, hairdryer, Nespresso machine, pool, DSTV and more. Yes, as if this weren’t enough, there is still more that this beautiful apartment has to offer, including a private deck with beautiful mountain views with a private Jacuzzi. If you’re looking for a warm and inviting place to come back to after a day of sightseeing, this apartment should be at the top of your wish list.
It is clear to see that at the Spanish Farm Guest Lodge they have given a great deal of consideration to their guest experience. It is undoubtedly for this reason that so many who visit Cape Town choose to make it their home away from home.