Santé Hotel & Spa

Franschhoek, Cape Winelands
-33.804777, 18.935580
Hotel directory content: 

Flanked by the majestic Simonsberg Mountains in the picturesque Franschhoek valley, this stunning property is located on a working wine estate. The hotel has it all; luxurious accommodation, award winning Spa, and stunning facilities to host events.

Visit the hotel website on

Hotel directory popup content: 

Orion Hotel

Hotel Overview

Flanked by the majestic Simonsberg mountains in the picturesque Franschhoek Valley, Santé Hotel & Spa is situated on a wine estate. Only 40 minutes from Cape Town International Airport, Santé has it all - a luxurious hotel, outstanding conference facilities, and an award-winning Spa & Wellness centre.

The hotel’s fine dining restaurant serves gourmet meals with an international flair, inspired by local delicacies - many sourced from Paarl's fertile valley. The rooms are stylish and luxurious, deluxe bathrooms and offer sweeping views of the mountains, lake shore and vineyards. Three types of accommodations are available: Manor suites – in the main hotel, Spa suites, and the Villas.

The french word Santé translates as ‘health’- this simple message is carried through every aspect of the guest experience - from the décor of the luxurious and spacious rooms, through to the rejuvenating spa treatments.

Things to do in and around Santé

Photography Wine tasting
Scenic drives Arts and crafts
Farm visits Abseiling
Golf Bird watching
Nature trails Game viewing
Culinary tourism Museum visits
Rhebokskloof Summer Concert Balloon rides over the vineyards
Horse and carriage ride around the Rhebokskloof Estate 5 Nations International Polo Classic


Guest Rooms/Accommodation

10 Manor House Suites
Our Manor House suites are luxuriously decorated in rich earth tones and textures, incorporating inviting en-suite bathrooms with 4 poster baths, air conditioning, under floor heating, TV, DVD player, and wireless Internet. All of these luxurious suites feature Romeo and Juliet balconies that overlook the gorgeous Piazza complete with water features and breathtaking scenery of the winelands.

16 Spa Suites
Our unique Spa Suites adjoin the hotel and are surrounded by calming water features and natural herb gardens. Each suite offers spectacular views of the vineyards, natural olive groves, and surrounding mountains. Special attention was given to the design, furnishing, and finishing of these large and spacious suites. The spa suites feature custom sandstone floors, soothing natural tones, spacious en suite bathrooms with grand and inviting baths, oversized showers, private patio, mesmerising fireplaces, cozy bay window seating, air conditioning, under floor heating, TV, DVD, and wireless Internet.

4 Vineyard Villas
Our Vineyard Villas are the ultimate in luxury and elegant style, your own exclusive double story Villa situated in the middle of a wine estate. These villas are the utmost in luxury, space, and privacy and incorporate four en-suite bedrooms, spacious reception and lobby, grand lounge with attached elegant dining room, expansive outside terrace, air conditioning, HD TV with DSTV, DVD, music channel, private swimming pool, and suitably equipped culinary kitchen. The Villas offer a full complement of services at your fingertips and through arrangement you may procure the services of a private butler (Villas only) and executive chef for the duration of your stay.

In-room amenities include

Writing desk Butler station
24 hour in-room dining and room service DSTV
Wi Fi internet access DVDs
Hair dryer Bath robe and slippers
Telephone with voice mail Selection of foam and feather pillows
Additional bedding Shoe cleaning services
Pool towels Safe
Flower arrangements (by arrangement) International power points
Air-conditioning and heating Fireplaces (in Santé Suites)
tea/coffee making facilities  



Conference and event facilities
The conference centre has superb facilities including; pre-function, exhibition area, four meeting rooms and an executive boardroom. The venue has a private terrace with bar and is perfect for your conference luncheon or evening drinks.

Situated in the heart of the tranquil Cape Winelands, Santé invites you to experience our passion for excellent service and experience the style of our elegantly designed banqueting rooms, luxurious bedrooms, landscaped gardens and inspiring Piazza, all enhanced by a professional events team who will assist in the organisation of your special event.

“Debut” Restaurant
Debut, this flagship restaurant presents a gourmet menu combining international trends whilst drawing on local delicacies. Only the freshest ingredients are used, sourced locally. Debut is all about style, flavour and presentation, with service to match this classy venue.

Olive Cocktail Bar
Our Olive Cocktail Bar and Lounge gives you the opportunity to enjoy a few cocktails while watching the picturesque sunset over the Vineyards and the Simonberg Mountain Range.

Verde Health Café,
Verde, Sante's health café, is slightly less formal and offers a vast range of fresh, healthy and tasty dishes.

Santé Spa
The Spa at Sante’ is a work of art and is custom designed to provide our guests with an exceptional wellness experience. We endeavour to ensure that every guest returns home completely rejuvenated.

Professional fitness centre
We have great pleasure in being able to introduce Simply Fitness to our guests. The fitness centre has qualified staff and a full selection of equipment in the gym.

Other Amenities

Swimming pools Babysitting facilities DSTV
Lake fishing IDD telephone 24 hour Room service
Wireless Internet Laundry service Air conditioning
Shoe cleaning services Pillow selections Additional bedding
Child minders Pool towels Flower arrangements
In-room safe Mini bar 24 hour reception
Secure parking Under floor heating In-unit fireplaces (Spa suites)
Sewing kits  


Area Attractions

  Contact Number Website
Pearl Valley Golf Course +27 (0) 21 867 8000
Boschenmeer Golf Course +27 (0) 21 863 0687
Klaus Schnack Master Goldsmith +27 (0)21 872 6356
Paarl Mall + 27 (21) 863 5360
The Strooidak Church +27 (0) 21 872 0121
Ceres Zipline Adventures +27 (0) 78 063 5134
Graceland Venues +27 (0)21 8634109
Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm +27 (0) 21 8631142
Paarl Golf Club +27 (0) 21 863 1140
Vesuvio Estates + 27 (0) 21 869 8571
Franschhoek Motor Museum +27 (0) 21 874 9000
Backsberg Estate +27 (0) 21 875 5141
Nederburg +27 (0) 21 862 3104
Simonsvlei and Avondale +27 (0) 21 863 3040
Spier +27 (0) 21 809 1100
Fairview +27 (0) 21 863 2450
KWV +27 (0) 21 807 3911
Nelsons Creek
Cape Town
Butterfly World +27 (0) 21 875 5628
Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve +27 (0) 21 872 3658  
Cape Olive Trust +27 (0) 21 868 3120  
Limietberg Nature Reserve +27 (0)21 871 1535  
Wijnland Auto Museum +27 (0) 21 988 4203  
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve +27 (0) 21 866 1560  
The Paarl Museum +27 (0) 21 872 2651  
Afrikaans Language Monument    
Die Oude Pastorie Museum    
The Patriot Building    
The Afrikaans Language Museum    


Contact Us


Hotel Direct Line +27 (0)74 170 6586
Reservations Hotline 086 148 8865
International Reservations +27 (0)11 718 5157
Emergency Hotel Number  tba
La Bella Vita Wine Estate
Simonsvlei Road
GPS: S 33°48’284”  E 18°56’138”
PO BOX 820
Central Reservations
Customer Service


Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Security Code





Orion Hotel

Hotel directory map content: 

La Bella Vita Wine Estate
Simonsvlei Road