Joie de Virve Country House is located 3,4 km off the N1 Highway, 25 minutes from Cape Town, providing easy access to the Franschhoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch wine routes.
Situated in the heart of the plush Boland Winelands, only 40 minutes from the Cape Town Waterfront, Joie de Vivre is a graded 3-star Country House, which offers both the individual and corporate guest a unique stay in beautiful surroundings. Its core values have remained unchanged since it was opened 10 years ago.
Joie de Virve Country House is a thatched haven nesteld in lush Boland farmland surrounded by historic vineyards. Joie de Virve offers nine indivudually decorated double rooms and a suite, all named after wine estates in the area.
All rooms have en suite bathrooms, televisions and coffee/tea making facilities. Bed and breakfast with optional ``Table d'hte" dinners is availble.
Sumptuous breakfasts are served in the dining room or al fresco in the courthyard. The secluded courtyard offers protection on windy days and has a pleasant outdoor lunch and barbeque area.
On hot summer days the sparkling pool provides cool comfort. Chilly evenings are spent relaxing next to the fire or enjoying Estate wines in the cosy French bar: ``Au Beaujolais".
* A gym with jacuzzi and sauna
* Exclusive conference facilities for up to 25 delegates
* Complimentary kennel accommodation for guests travelling with pets.
* Horseriding, Golf, Scuba diving and other sports can be arranged on request
* Private tours of the winelands, Cape Town and Western Cape, by arrangement
Joie de Vivre is situated only 40 minutes from the centre of Cape Town. The major attractions and activities of the Cape peninsula are therefore only a short distance away. These include Table Mountian, Robben Island, V & A waterfront - or just the streets of Cape Town with it's unique blend of commerce and people.
For the eco-tourist, Animal Zone (which houses some unique species of animal) and Butterfly World, with over 10 000 species are 5 minutes away.
A number of award-winning wine farms border the country house, including the popular Fairview Wine Estate (with its goat cheese tower and cheese factory), Nederburg Wine Estate as well as KWV are close by.
Franchhoek, the French Hugenot village with its streets of up-market restaurants and genuine craft shops are a mere 20 minutes away and Paarl, the jewel of the Boland only 15 minutes away.
Joie de Vivre, in the heart of the winelands, is surrounded by the best wine estates and vineyards.
Joie de Vivre offers comfortable accommodation in a guesthouse with the focus on individuality and choice. Each room has been decorated and named after a nearby wine farm.
Our beds are top quality to ensure a comfortable night's sleep at the guesthouse. All rooms have tea and coffee facilities on hand, with herbal teas an added touch.
A large country house with friendly staff to make sure you are comfortable and happy.
Rest in one of our 13 double, individually decorated en-suite rooms, all with satellite TV and coffee making facilities.
Linen is provided as well as bath and swimming pool towels.