Hermanus, Western Cape
Cradled amid the hills of the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) valley,
Bouchard Finlayson is widely acclaimed as one of South Africa’s leading boutique wine cellars.
With a terroir defined by both ancient soils and a cool maritime climate, the vineyards of Bouchard Finlayson are famous for producing award-winning
Pinot Noir, elegant Chardonnay and terroir-driven Sauvignon Blanc, while inspired blends showcase the depth of skill and innovation in our winemaking team.
The Bouchard Finlayson cellar is conveniently located a scenic 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, close to the world-famous whale-watching centre of Hermanus.
39 luxury guest rooms & 6 elegant suites
Magnificent location overlooking Lake Geneva and the graceful Jet d'Eau
Fine dining in Windows Restaurant
The epitome of refined Swiss style & traditional charm
Relax in the Leopard Bar with live music & cocktails
Memorable wedding & event spaces
Whether it’s a romantic fine dining experience in Windows Restaurant, a memorable High Tea or a luxurious overnight stay, a voucher offers memories to last a lifetime. This year, give the gift of luxury travel.
From the theatrical Crêpes Suzette prepared at your table, to delectable salmon sashimi, healthy breakfasts and delicious High Teas, Executive Chef Alexandre Cardiga creates exceptional signature dishes, alongside local specialties.
Our local experiences are exceptional, thanks to our expert concierge team and our long-standing relationships, including a fascinating half-day watchmaking workshop, an unforgettable picnic by Bentley to Perle du Lac, and an insightful market tour with our Executive Chef.
Stay more than once and you’ll quickly see that no two rooms are alike. Each is filled with carefully curated antique pieces and fascinating pieces of art, with beautiful marble and onyx bathrooms, raw silk curtains and rich, fabric-lined walls giving a cosy yet sumptuous feel. Some suites have private balconies overlooking the lake, while others feature fine art lithographs by Miró, Calder and Picasso – and all are designed with our guests’ comfort at front of mind.
We are always delighted to discover our guests' photos and we love to share those stories and connect in a meaningful way. Nothing makes us happier than when our guests become part of our world...