Exterior 2 e1554977001963The Manor House at Fancourt, an 18-suite five-star boutique hotel in the heart of the Garden Route, offers golf-loving couples a bucket-list getaway where they can build their romance through golf on three of South Africa’s best golf courses, including the Number one golf course The Links.

Non-golfers will also be delighted with the hotel’s sophisticated style, idyllic setting and easy access, making it the leading luxury destination in the heart of the Garden Route.

Affordable luxury for honeymooners

The hotel offers value-added Manor House packages, starting from R5,075/ca. £270 per person per night for a three-night stay. This package includes return airport transfer, a daily round of golf or spa treatment, and romantic in-room meals, personalised picnic baskets and a courtesy vehicle within a 10 km radius for romantic outings.

Hotel description

The Manor House, a national monument dating back to 1859, is the crown jewel of the 613-hectare award-winning Fancourt golf and lifestyle resort, located only 10 minutes from George airport.

Set in lush gardens with a pond, the hotel exudes sophisticated character and breathes personality. Preserving the rich background of history, the décor combines the rich past and present of the estate with an eclectic mix of finishes and designs, and includes a large private collection of antique furniture and art.

Complete with a butler-style concierge service, no stone is left unturned to provide the ultimate hotel experience, from luggage unpacking to personalised meal planning with the executive chef. Diners are spoiled at Henry White’s elegant restaurant serving rich, classic, local cuisine paired with the best of South African wines. Private dining areas tucked away within the gardens provide the perfect location for romantic lunches or candlelight dinners.

Spa and leisure

Guests can relax in the outdoor pool or at the Fancourt Spa, which offers treatments from around the world. Spa facilities include a Roman Bath, a Jacuzzi, a steam room and a sauna. In addition to three Gary Player-designed golf courses, a plethora of other leisure activities are on offer, including tennis, leisure trails, cycling and fishing.

Attractions and romantic outings

For those looking to explore the Garden Route attractions on the doorstep, the hotel provides a wide range of unforgettable romantic excursions including sunset cruises, scenic coastal flights, safaris, wine tastings and dining experiences in the nearby picturesque coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. The hotel also provides a variety of scenic inland day tours to explore the Outeniqua Mountain Pass and the breathtaking Swartland region.