From affordable accommodation to unmissable specials on hot cross buns and other treats at local bakeries, there’s plenty on offer to put a spring in your step when visiting Stellenbosch this Easter. Read on for a round-up of some of the most egg-ceptional deals to choose from to help make your Easter break that much sweeter…
Knorhoek Wine Farm Family Easter Escape Package | 2 – 5 April 2021
Knorhoek Wine Farm is all about family and providing endless opportunities to create those family memories that will be treasured for a lifetime. What better place to settle in for an Easter escape with your nearest and dearest? The Knorhoek Family Easter Escape package is valid from Friday, 2 April – Monday, 5 April and costs R990 per adult per night. Kids between 4 – 12 years old are charged at R520 each, and children under the age of 4 stay for free. The package includes the following:
- Accommodation, with welcome drinks
- A delicious brekkie every day of your stay
- Two luxurious dinners at the Knorhoek Restaurant
- A fun-filled Easter Egg Hunt for the little ones
- A wine tasting experience, enhanced with a flavourful cheese platter
- Lunch on Easter Sunday
- A picnic at sunset
Be sure to mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in grabbing the offer and making a booking.
Wedgeview Country House & Spa Easter Weekend Special | 1 – 6 April 2021
Savour a 3-night Easter breakaway and only pay for 2 nights when you spend the Easter Weekend Special at Wedgeview Country House & Spa. You can choose to check-in on either Thursday, 1 April, Friday, 2 April, or Saturday, 3 April.
Situated on a plot sprawling across 1 hectare, the country house is home to more than just an ultra-luxe spa. Guests can also stroll through massive, flourishing gardens, lounge around in the beaming sunshine next to the pool or sit down to a mouth-watering continental breakfast at the onsite restaurant. The Uitsmijter – a generous fry-up – is the restaurant’s signature dish, so be sure to give it a try.
Set up your booking via +27 (0)21 881 3525 or email@example.com
Oude Werf Hotel Easter Weekend Deal | 1 – 4 April 2021
Snuggle up with your loved ones in the heart of Stellenbosch at Oude Werf Hotel and pay less this Easter holiday. Rates for families of 4 start from as low as R2229.00 per night. Alternatively, you can book an additional room for the children (max 2 children under 16 yrs) and enjoy a substantial 50% discount. Kids also eat free!
Along with reduced rates, Oude Werf is going all out this year and planning a host of egg-citing activities for the kids so that the parents can get some time to themselves to relax, too. Activities to look forward to include children’s movies embellished with lots of buttery popcorn and cooldrink, and, of course, a thrilling Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday.
Take full advantage of the savings on offer by booking direct via +27 (0)21 887 4608 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Spier Family Getaway Package | Ongoing Validity
Get away from the crowds and the traffic and treat the family to a farm-style holiday at Spier wine estate. The Family Getaway Package is available from just R1390 per person per night and includes two nights’ accommodation for two adults and up to two children sharing – kids stay for free! Included in the rate is a laid-back family picnic on the sunny lawns and enthralling falconry displays at Eagle Encounters. The little ones will also love getting involved at the Spier Kids’ Clubhouse – a safe, supervised haven where they can get stuck into arts, crafts, stories, and age-appropriate play.
Lanzerac Easter Package | Valid During Easter Holiday
The Lanzerac Easter package is designed to help bring families closer together in a warm, inviting environment perfect for bonding and rekindling connections. The offer includes a classic room for only R2187.50 per person sharing. Each member of the travel party is also gifted a R250 food and beverage voucher to use on the estate.
Make your booking online or via +27 (0) 21 887 1132 or email@example.com
Protea Hotel Stellenbosch | April – May 2021
Are you keen to linger a little longer? There are a few other accommodation deals available at the Protea Hotel Stellenbosch that will keep costs to a minimum.
The Family deal makes it possible to book 2 rooms and get 50% off the 2nd room for kids up to the age of 16. Please note:
- Bookings must be made at least 8 days prior to arrival
- Subject to availability
- Valid for all dates in April & May except 18 – 23 April, when it is unavailable
The Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is also offering a Welcome Back deal – 25% off retail rates:
- Bookings can be made up to the day of arrival
- Subject to availability
- Valid until 30 April 2021
Book via Marriott.com or get in touch on +27 (0)21 880 9500
Savings on Sweet Treats
Easter just wouldn’t be the same without plenty of indulgence in the form of sweet treats like hot cross buns, biscuits, and copious amounts of chocolate! Here are some savings to take advantage of to satisfy your sweet tooth…
Vadas Bakery at Spier
Get your hands on delicious hot cross buns from Vadas Bakery at Spier and you’ll pay just R12 each, or a total of R60 for 6. The bakery is also putting together decadent Vadas Easter Boxes comprising 4 chocolate Easter egg croissants, 4 chocolate Pasteis de Nata, 4 speckled egg cookies, and 4 hot cross buns, at just R395 each. Pre-ordering is a must and Easter boxes can be collected between Monday, 29 March and Sunday, 4 April.
Order via +27 (0) 21 809 1137 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hidden Valley Wines
Put an end to your chocolate craving with a chocolate and wine pairing at Hidden Valley Wines. The estate is amping up the experience this Easter with the inclusion of its Hidden Valley Merlot in the tasting – a fruity burst on the taste buds that perfectly complements the sweet, creamy characteristics of the chocolate. The Easter-inspired wine and chocolate pairing is only taking place between 2 – 5 April, so don’t miss out!
Book a spot via +27 (0) 21 880 2646 or email@example.com
Easter Egg Hunt & Lunch | Le Pommier Wine Estate | 4 & 5 April @ 2pm
Join us for Easter Lunch @2pm – Sunday, 4 April or Monday, 5 April and kids can join in the Easter Egg Hunt with our resident squirrel. There will also be a arts & craft table for kids under 7 years at the Egg Hunt. So you can sit back and relax!
Complimentary Breakfast treat for everyone booking for breakfast.
Why not join us this Easter and make it a whole family getaway at these prices, R600pp Country Rooms, R700 pp Suites, includes breakfast – kids sharing under 12 – R250 (max 2 per room) ** BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Easter Egg Hunt & Picnic | Skilpadvlei Wine Farm | 4 April @ 9am – 3pm
Let the kiddos run wild in search of Easter eggs, followed by a relaxed family picnic on the soft, green lawns at Skilpadvlei Wine Farm on Easter Sunday from 9am. There will be lots of entertainment to enjoy, including exciting tractor rides for the children – and parents can make the most of the cash bar and a tantalising wine tasting at just R40 per person. Tickets cost R150 for kids and a total of R250 for 2 adults.
Slow Market Stellenbosch | Oude Libertas Estate | 3 April @ 9am – 2pm
Take it slow this coming Easter weekend at the pet-friendly Slow Market Stellenbosch at Oude Libertas Estate on Saturday, 3 April starting at 9am. You can roll out a blanket, sit back, and relax with a selection of homemade slow foods, craft beers, and slow-brewed coffee to choose from! If you’re keen for a shop, you’ll also find a variety of locally grown, organic plants and veggies, as well as artisanal treats, handmade jewellery, home décor, and more. The Slow Market Stellenbosch is open every Saturday from 9am – 2pm and entrance is free.
Spier Easter Workshop | Spier Wine Estate | 2 – 5 April
From Good Friday (2 April) through Family Day (5 April), your little one can make their own rabbit ears and a basket for collecting Easter eggs. The 1-hour workshop takes place outside in the dappled shade of the River House, with social distancing measures in place and COVID protocols adhered to.
Easter Sunday Lunch at Kunjani | Kunjani Wines | 4 April @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kunjani is boasting a superbly delicious Easter lunch special, that the whole family is bound to love!
2-Course Menu: R310 pp (Starter & Main / Main & Dessert) 3-Course Menu: R410 pp
- Starter – Crispy Polenta Cake (Vegan) or Bouillabaisse or Braised Duck Spring Rolls
- Main Course – Butternut Tortellini (Vegetarian) or Karoo Rack of Lamb or Fennel & Parmesan-crusted Line Fish
- Dessert – Chocolate Lasagne or Apple Tarte Tatin
Easter Sunday Lunch at Spier | Spier Wine Estate | 4 April @ 12:00 pm
While the band “Supernova” and the tinkling Eerste River serenade you, you can relish in a delicious three-course Easter lunch on their dappled terrace. Begin with gourmet salads and fresh-baked breads before an array of glorious mains. These include slow-braised brisket, roasted leg of lamb, smoked ocean trout, a cheesy butternut pasta bake, bacon-flecked charred broccoli and aubergine & tomato melanzane. To drink, they’ve got savoury wines fresh out of the Spier Wine Tasting Station.
- R495 Per Person
- R165 Children 4-12
- Free for Children under 4
Spier Wine Estate is also boasting plenty more specials from the 2nd – 5th of April.
Jardine Food and Wine Bar | Jardine Restaurant | 3 – 4 April
Join Jardine for an Easter Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel, delve into an amazing menu alongside their first Bottomless Bubbly Brunch!
Their brunch menu on Saturday 3 April includes:
- Poached plum and mint smoothie
- Pain au chocolate and croissant
- Late summer fruit compote
- Baked Saldanha bay oyster, aged gruyere and spinach
- Pickled line caught Yellowtail on toasted brioche
- Baked salmon and feta quiche
- Beef cheek pie with crushed pea
- Puff baked egg, serrano ham, and hollandaise
- Scotched quail egg with aioli
- Grilled ham and cheese with roasted baby tomato
- Valrhona chocolate and almond praline mousse cake
R295 food only
R395 bottomless Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel
Their first bottomless bubbly brunch is happening on Easter Saturday! Only 20 seats available – Book now by phoning them at 021 886 5020
Easter Weekend Offerings at Zevenwacht Wine Estate | 2 – 5 April
We will be offering picnics from Friday 2 April until Monday 5 April. Baskets will be ready from 12. Contact us for basket options and to pre-book your basket.
We will be open on Friday 2 April and Saturday 3 April at the restaurant from 12 till 10pm. Sunday and Monday we will be open for lunch only from 12 till 4pm.
On Easter Sunday (4 April) we will be offering our a la carte menu as well as a special plated menu for R275pp.
Bookings – 021-900 5800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Sunday Lunch at Lanzerac
Easter Sunday Lunch at Lanzerac is a time-honoured tradition. A time to re-connect and a time with loved ones. This Easter Sunday, enjoy a specially curated menu by Executive Chef Stephen Fraser, that will tantalise the tastebuds.
Lunch is served this Sunday, starting from 12h00.
R540 per person.
Click here to view the menu.
Easter Weekend at Joostenberg Bistro
Joostenberg promises festive breakfast & lunch menus for the whole Easter weekend. View these amazing menu’s.
Joostenberg Bistro will be open from 8am – 5pm all weekend as usual.
Booking recommended. Give us a call 021 8844208 or use @dineplan_app
For more information on things to do in and around Stellenbosch, do not hesitate to call us on 021 886 4310