The plush Pearl Valley, part of South Africa’s top residential asset, Val de Vie Estate, is the magnificent setting for the region’s latest luxury venue, Pearl Valley Hotel by Mantis.
The five-star hotel will comprise of 80 rooms that will each receive the trademark high-quality service and personal attention for which Mantis and Pearl Valley are renowned. It will also include ten free-standing double-storey units that will offer expansive views of the Berg River Valley and breathtaking surrounds of the Simonsberg Mountain.
Situated close to a number of vineyards and golf courses, the hotel is just under 30 minutes away from the towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, and a 45-minute drive from Cape Town – this allows guests the option to venture out and explore the various historical and cultural landmarks scattered across the vicinity. With everything from visiting art galleries and markets in quaint Oak-lined streets, to indulging in fine-dining at internationally-acclaimed restaurants or spotting wildlife on a game drive, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Although there is much to see beyond the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, for those days you want to stay within the realms of Val de Vie, there are plenty of amenities for you to unwind in comfort and style.
With its world-class polo fields and award-winning Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, guests can spectate thrilling polo games or treat themselves to a round of golf. Alternatively, they can book a horse-riding session at the equestrian centre to immerse themselves in the affluent scenery and appreciate the landscape from a different vantage point.
Group wine tasting at the L’Huguenot and Vinoteque offers a more sensory exploit, as does The Valley Restaurant and Bar, where guests are invited to relish in delectable lunch or breakfast in the club room.
The Clubhouse, situated just 100 meters away from the hotel, is easily accessible via golf-cart or leisurely stroll and features as the estate’s social area. Together with the hotel’s private plunge pool, these areas offer residents the chance to mingle and interact with fellow holiday-makers while a fully-equipped gym will ensure fitness fundis remain happy and in-shape. Keep the kids occupied too in the parks or children’s play area, or make use of the numerous biking and hiking trails.
All of this is enclosed within state-of-the-art security measures to make Val de Vie a family friendly escape, giving guests absolute pleasure with peace of mind.
Founder of the Mantis Collection, Adrian Gardiner stresses: “The Pearl Valley Hotel is set in one the world’s most breath-taking regions – both in scenic beauty and in terms of all it has to offer its visitors”.
The aim is thus to create a dream destination for couples, business travellers, golf enthusiasts as well as families, where they can enjoy the epitome of luxurious country lifestyle.