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.
A five-star seaside hotel with a heart-warming history
86 elegant rooms & suites featuring bespoke décor
Only 15-minutes’ drive from the international airport
Award-winning Spa offering signature treatments
Set directly on Umhlanga beach, overlooking the Indian Ocean
Unique collection of dining experiences
Lush tropical gardens
Memorable wedding & event spaces
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The Oyster Box is famous for the creative seasonal cuisine that takes its cue from both the surrounding coastline and local cultures. Seafood is a signature and the Curry Buffet at the Ocean Terrace is legendary, while the spectacular breakfast guarantees an inspiring start to your day.
From water-saving initiatives to coastal clean-ups and careful preservation of the flora and fauna that surrounds us, sustainability and responsible tourism are at the heart of The Oyster Box. It’s central to our commitment to #MakeTravelMatter.
Whether you prefer an opulent room overlooking the ocean, or a serene suite surrounded by lush tropical gardens, every one of our 86 rooms, suites and villas has been individually decorated to ensure your stay is memorably luxurious.
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