Luxury Franschhoek Secrets for Gents
A wonderful gift for the special man in your life.
Choose our Luxury Franschhoek Secrets for gents who are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. If you are celebrating a special day in Franschhoek or nearby this year however, our Luxury Village Secrets package is the perfect solution. Treat the man in your life and for a really special experience, make it a boys day out and invite his best buddy to join him or what about sharing the day with him yourself?
Choose from 1 to 4 activities, approximately an hour each (with one or two exceptions) and give him a day to remember.
Book your man for a wonderfully relaxing massage and pedicure (men also enjoy having their feet treated after all). Franschhoek has many Spa facilities to choose from.
- From R450 for 30min back, neck and shoulder massage
- From R350 for 45min pedicure
CRAFT BEER & BILTONG TASTING
Artisan Craft Beer brewing has taken the country by storm and we have them all in Franschhoek. One of our local popular Pubs has 25 different craft beers to choose from and Biltong of course compliments beer perfectly.
- R100 for 5 craft beers and R100 for biltong tasting platter
GRAPPA AND GIN TASTING
We are fortunate to have a wonderful distillery on our doorstep and we will whisk dad away for a visit and have a little tasting of their vast rang of Grappa and very special Fynbos infused Gin and Gin Cocktail!
BRANDY AND TRUFFLE PAIRING
The wine farms are not just about wine. Brandy is also on the menu and one of our favourite vineyards has a special pairing with chocolate truffles. Set in a picturesque garden with live music, alongside the vines, dad will enjoy this unusual combination.
- R150 for 3 tastings
MCC TASTING AND CELLAR TOUR
MCC means Method Cap Classique and is the South African reference for Champagne. Franschhoek boasts a number MCC producers who follow the age-old French method, resulting in superb bubbly we all know and enjoy. We will throw in a cellar tour just for dad too (only available between 11am and 1pm).
- R150 for 3 tastings and cellar tour
Franschhoek is the gourmet capital of South Africa with 3 of the top 10 SA restaurants in our town. Many of the wine farms also serve scrumptious meals to compliment their wines and we will make sure dad does not go hungry! Naturally you are very welcome to join him for a lovely relaxing meal.
- R200 approximately, depending on venue chosen.
For the dad who likes a bit of exercise, the majestic mountains that surround our village have many hiking trails of varying lengths and difficulties. A knowledgeable nature guide, stunning views, fynbos, birds and good clean air! A must for the nature-lover. Hike takes approximately 2 hours. Recommended to start fairly early or late afternoon on hot days.
- R650 for two hour hike
MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE
Three mountain bike rides available. Dad can choose to visit 3 wine farms for tasting by bike OR do a 15km village circular route with a stop off at our local coffee roastery for a cup of Java OR a three hour Mountain Track out-ride (only for experienced riders).
- R650 per option (includes bike and safety helmut and experienced guide)
VISIT TO FRANSCHHOEK MOTOR MUSEUM
The famous Franschhoek Motor Museum is a must for all dads. View an impressive collection of vehicles.The museum’s collection exceeds 220 vehicles – ranging from a 1898 Beeston motor tricycle to a 2003 Ferrari Enzo supercar – and more than 80 exhibits will be on view at any one time, displayed in four de-humidified halls with a total floor area of 2700 m².
- R200.00 for 2 hour visit
- Optional extras: Cheese and wine paring or Cap Classique and Nougat pairing