On an island green, amongst vineyards, polo fields and lakes, lies Val de Vie, The Valley Of Life.
Situated in the beautiful Paarl Franschhoek Valley, Val De Vie Estate has been voted South Africa’s most secure and top luxury lifestyle estate for 4 years in a row. Val de Vie Estate is a global leader in luxury wellness estates and offers countless ways to enjoy an active and diverse lifestyle.
The Estate offers 42km mountain bike routes, 21km jogging and walking trails alongside vineyards and picnic spots next to the Berg River. The estate also features the world-famous Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, horse stables, and the parks and paddocks are surrounded by 360-degree panoramic views. The estate is also home to the Ryk Neethling Swimming School.
Outstanding restaurants, a coffee roastery, deli and wine cellar satiate even the most discerning palate. Exquisite event and entertainment facilities allow for festive celebrations while raising a glass to life.In the same way that Val de Vie Estate provides an extensive array of amenities it also provides exquisite luxury accommodation apartments and The Pearl Valley Hotel, operated by Mantis.
Boasting a state of the art spa, numerous restaurants, pools, entertainment facilities and an award winning golf course, the etstate provides the perfect setting for a relaxing day out , or an event filled weekend or holiday.
At Val De Vie dreams are transformed into a breathtaking reality, making each event an extraordinary experience. The Val De Vie coordination team ensures that every function is a unique occasion, with every small detail attended to by industry experts. Expect nothing less than the exceptional. They are home to some of the most renowned and prestigious celebrations on the events calendar each year. Previous events has included Pink Polo presented by Biomedical Emporium, Prince Harry’s Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Event, Cell C Johannesburg Polo Classic , Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo, ELLE Boss Awards and an exclusive series of intimate events for Dom Perignon.
Val De Vie Estate offers you the luxury of choice with several unique venues within the estate to celebrate your occasion. They unfortunately do not host weddings as they did in the past due to the event space being occupied for other events.They do however offer the perfect setting and facilities for a luxury escape with your best girls , bridesmaids or groomsmen. For couples getting married in the surrounding winelands area, their beautiful accommodations and spa facilities is ideal for pre wedding pampering and guest accommodation.
The crown of the estate
Overlooking the pristine polo fields and stables with the Franschhoek mountains as backdrop, the Pavilion is the perfect setting for hosting lavish launches, styled shoots and bespoke gatherings.
Majestic mountain view
A sophisticated area dedicated to the Sport of Kings. Leather, plush fabrics, and vibrant red carpets have been elegantly incorporated. On a beautiful sunshine day, guests can enjoy the expansive terrace while taking in the endless views of the magnificent surroundings.
Where elegance meets luxury.
Tall glass sliding doors invite the outside scenery into this elegant space as a magnificent backdrop. Natural light streams through double volume stacked glass doors, leading onto an expansive outside terrace. This venue is perfect for a gala dinner, product launch or year-end function.
L’HUGUENOT TASTING ROOM AND VERANDA
The art of taste
The Historic Manor House, which dates back to the 1800s, has been transformed into an elegant Tasting Room venue ideal for an intimate gatherings, depending on the nature of the event. This is the perfect option for hosting private dinner parties, cocktail evenings, meetings or conferences.
More venues including L'Huguenot Vinoteque, The Signature Room at Pear Valley , Pearl Valley Conference Room and The Bar Area at Pearl Valley Conference room are also available. More about these venues here.