As the Lodge is just 3 km from the beautifully preserved, historic university town of Stellenbosch, it is ideally located for exploring what is one of South Africa’s oldest communities.
Many of the original buildings have been faithfully restored, giving visitors a glimpse of life in the town 200 and even 300 years ago.
There are many outstanding examples to see of Cape Dutch domestic architecture, mainly along Dorp Street, as well as several leading art galleries, museums, beautiful boutiques, antique shops, jewelers, farm stalls and an exciting range of restaurants, bistros, and brasseries.
Saturday morning organic and flea markets provide a wonderful opportunity for browsing and engaging with the area’s creative talent.
Kleine Zalze Wine Estate also lies on the Stellenbosch Wine Route, South Africa’s most prominent (wine route and source of most of the country’s award-winning wines, making it the perfect base from which to learn first-hand about the country’s famous names in wines.
Golfers can indulge virtually on the spot at the De Zalze Golf Course – one of the Cape’s finest venues – and continue at a range of other top-ranking courses in the Winelands and beyond.