Rich in history and characterised by country-life charm, Blaauwklippen Manor is a tranquil retreat in the globally celebrated winemaking region of Stellenbosch. Set on the expansive Blaauwklippen wine farm, which dates back to 1682, this magnificent property comprises the Manor House and Jonkerhuis, both stunningly restored and furnished with modern finishes and each ideally suited for exclusive use.

A sophisticated winelands destination with historic character

With an iconic winelands setting as its backdrop and picturesque lawns and gardens on its doorstep, Blaauwklippen Manor invites you to bask in an exclusive and highly luxurious homestead experience.

  •  CHECK IN 14:00
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  •  ADDRESS: Blaauwklippen Manor
    Strand Road, R44 Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
    Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa, 7600

IS Art Gallery

Created in collaboration with Ilse Schermers-Griesel of IS Art, the gallery at Blaauklippen acts as an additional dimension to be enjoyed at the Tasting House.

Family Market

Weather permitting, the family friendly Blaauklippen is open on weekends, offering an assortment of locally sourced and organic food and produce, along with other goods.


Magnificent scenery, historic buildings and striking design features make Blaauwklippen the perfect destination for truly unforgettable event experiences.

Tasting House

Enjoy a unique seasonal wine pairing journey, in which winemaker, Narina Cloete, has worked together with the chef, to harmonise a leisurely, most savoury pairing experience

De Blaauwe Kitchen



Breakfasts and lunches are available at the Estate’s restaurant, De Blaauwe Kitchen.

Accommodation at Manor House

Accommodation at Jonkershuis


  • Children of all ages welcome 

  • Please note that there are no family rooms and no extra full beds are available

  • One cot and one fold-up mattress are available for use on request

To ensure that you have the most pleasant and memorable stay possible, we recommend that you include the following items when packing: 

  • A variety of lightweight and warm clothing as the Cape’s weather can be unpredictable
  • A hooded jacket for rainy seasons
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Swimming gear
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you need further info.

We recommend that you contact your local travel clinic for advice on the necessary precautionary measures that you should take for visits to this region.

Blaauwklippen is ideally located along the R44 near to Stellenbosch — one of the most celebrated wine and culinary regions of South Africa with a number of top-rated local restaurants that regularly receive local and international awards. 

Stellenbosch, a historic destination, is dotted with Cape Dutch-style buildings and oak-lined streets and perfectly depicts the charm of years gone by, while exuding a sense of vibrancy. It is a hub of art, culture and entertainment, with a number of galleries, museums and historical sites that point to the town’s heritage. Here, you will also find street-side cafés, plenty of restaurants and shops filled with locally crafted items.

From Stellenbosch, there is easy access to the rest of the winelands region and towns like Franschhoek, Paarl and Somerset West. For golf enthusiasts, De Zalze Golf Club and Stellenbosch Golf Club are both less than two-minutes from Blaauwklippen.

The estate is also not a far drive from the city of Cape Town, giving you almost endless choices to craft your ideal holiday. 

The region’s Mediterranean climate makes for pleasant summers, although winds can pick up. Notwithstanding the Cape’s unpredictable weather, which has earned it the reputation of having four seasons in one day, the region experiences an average of over 3 000 hours of sunshine a year. Winters are typically rainy, but the region takes on a cosy atmosphere.

Average Day Temperatures:

27˚C (December to March)

21˚C (April to May)

17˚C (June to September)

22˚C (October to November)

South African Rand (ZAR). Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

No cheques are accepted.

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