The picturesque and tranquil Heart of the Helderberg offers the perfect setting to rekindle your romance. We have created the perfect itinerary for you and your partner to enjoy over the weekend.
Breakfast in Bed
Start your weekend at a leisurely pace by ordering something delicious from our room service menu and then leave it up to us! Take your breakfast in bed with your partner and look forward to the day’s activities to come.
A couples massage at Lurra Spa
Head over to Lurra Spa for a luxurious massage, lay next to the indoor pool and sip on some chai tea as you await your treatment. Enjoy a wide variety of treatment options, we recommend our most popular, the Swedish massage where the therapist can focus on the specific needs of the guest. If you are feeling adventurous, we suggest trying our TheraNaka African Wood Massage which involves some light stretching and shea butter to provide ultimate relaxation.
Stroll through the gardens at Vergelegen
Right across the road from Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa lies the majestic Vergelegen Wine Estate; take the afternoon to stroll around their lush gardens. Vergelegen has been nominated as a serial World Heritage Site and boasts 17 formal gardens and is also home to one of the Cape’s oldest libraries. Guided Heritage and Garden Tours are available. Wine tastings and cellar tours are also available.
The menu offers a selection of breads and pates, cured meats, cheeses, salads and a yoghurt lemon tart for the sweet tooth.
Watch the Sunset on Oak Terrace
Join us for golden hour on the Oak Terrace and order your favourite cocktail or wine to watch the sunset surrounded by our glorious oak trees and sprawling gardens.
Breakfast on Oak Terrace
If you are looking for a change of scenery for your breakfast time, enjoy your breakfast surrounded by the gardens and take in the crisp morning air as you sip on your cappuccino.
Coffee tasting at Lourensford
Our stunning neighbouring property has many attractions, such as art, vintage cars and wine tasting, however our favourite activity is the coffee tasting. Enjoy experiencing multiple single origin coffees in their homely coffee roastery.
Walk through Helderberg Nature Reserve
The charming Helderberg Nature Reserve is just 5 minutes from the property and worth a visit for the nature lovers. Whether you wish to hike or simply take a leisurely stroll, the nature reserve is sure to put you at peace and allow you some real alone time with your partner.
Dinner for two at Magnolia
Finish your day off with an appetizing dinner at Magnolia Social Dining Lounge. Sip on our signature cocktails and enjoy sharing dishes as the theme of the restaurant encourages. Allow our attentive staff to help make your weekend extra special.
We hope that this itinerary has helped to inspire and excite you, we look forward to seeing you in the future!