On the 2018 Conde Nast Traveler Gold List, La Residence is the perfect destination for those wishing to tour the winelands in the Franschoek Valley of South Africa. Offering luxurious accommodations in a tranquil mountain setting, guests will enjoy views of surrounding vineyards and rolling hills in this beautiful landscape.


Each guest room at La Residence has a unique color theme and design scheme, and all are lavishly appointed with a high attention to detail. Fantastic food, fine wines, and rich surroundings are what make the Franschoek Valley famous. Guests will enjoy many private spaces on the property, a swimming pool, spa, library, curio shop, and restaurant. Fresh, seasonal, local ingredients are the foundation for the unforgettable dining experience at La Residence, and chefs will work directly with guests to craft a customized dinner menu and select appropriate wine pairings. Indoor dining takes places in the richly appointed Great Hall, and alfresco dining in the Persian Alley overlooks the 30-acre private estate of La Residence.


Regional wine tours allow guests to taste and explore their way through the Franschoek Valley. Explore this beautiful part of South Africa by foot, bike, horseback, motorcycle, car, tram, or even a helicopter.


There is something for everyone in this unique and beautiful destination that is the perfect complement to your South Africa photo safari tour.

Client Testimonials

"I just wanted to touch base with you and let you know what a fantastic time we had on our trip to Africa. Thank you so very much for making the arrangements for us, for a unforgettable vacation filled with many, any precious memories."
Sue Clarke, Delta Airlines
"I've been traveling all over the world for twenty years, but my trip this month to Africa put together by your firm was the smoothest and best planned trip I've ever made. The various places we stayed were outstanding and the uniqueness of each location added to the charm and atmosphere of the trip. The service I received from the guides, drivers and hotel attendants made me feel like royalty. The most impressive part was how smooth everything worked. Thanks again for your hard work, dedication and professionalism. I look forward to another trip with you."
Mike Blair, Managing director-Investments Wachovia Securities Inc.
"Our honeymoon was definitely the trip of a lifetime and one we will never forget. Thanks so much for making it perfect."
Cindy Chupack, Producer Sex and the City
"Thanks to the knowledge and professional staff of High Adventure Safaris our dream of a photo safari in Kruger National Park became a reality. From the moment we landed in Cape Town to our departure from Johannesburg, every detail of the agenda exceeded our expectations. The whole trip was an incredible experience from the five star safari lodges, delicious food, excellent service and above all the life changing experience of viewing first hand the magic of the animal kingdom."
James E. Bassett III, President Keeneland Association Inc.
"There is no way I can express to you the sincere gratitude that my son, wife and I owe to you. We had the adventure of our lives, everything packed with new, exotic experiences, thrills and learning. The personal combination of food, service and unbelievable beauty were beyond compare."
James B. Holloway, Jr. M.D.

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