Grand Dedale Country House

‘Exclusive South African Estate’

At the foot of the Bainskloof Pass, Grand Dédale invites you to elegant country house living. The location offers sweeping views of the valley as well as the Groenberg, Limietberge and Hawekwa mountains. Enjoy sumptuous comfort, discreet service and complete privacy with exclusivity in individually designed and appointed en-suite bedrooms, amidst the beautiful winelands scenery.
On offer is a large outdoor swimming pool, a spa room, hiking and 4x4 trails up Bainskloof Pass, various walks and wine tasting. Fine dining exceeds your expectations with an emphasis on delicious locally prepared game and seafood. With the estate just a 30 minute drive away from the wine routes of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch and 90 minutes from the golden beaches of the Cape Peninsula you’re guaranteed a holiday to remember.

In Our Opinion

'Grand Dedale has just six suites allowing for a high level of personal service. Outdoor pursuits are also well catered for making this a great place for adventurers to enjoy and explore.'


Serving only fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the chef creates Cape-style dishes with a European twist.
Breakfasts are served with a range of freshly squeezed juices, locally made jams, freshly baked bread, pastries, croissants and muffins, as well as homemade muesli, healthy cereals and yoghurts.
Light lunches are served throughout the day, as well as delicious picnic baskets on request, and snack buffets laid out in the afternoons, with freshly prepared delicacies. 
Dinners comprise of a four course table d’hôte menu, served either al fresco on the veranda or in the lounge.

Property Facilities:

  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Chapel
  • Library
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Spa

Activities On Site or Nearby:

  • Bird Watching
  • Gym (nearby)
  • Cycling
  • Gourmet Picnic
  • High Tea
  • Massages
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Fishing / Golf / Horse Riding
  • Garden Tours / Wine Tours and Wine Tastings
  • Cultural Tours / Historical Tours and Museums
  • Kayaking / Paddling
  • Mountain Biking / Quad Biking


The Grand Dédale estate is set in 380 hectares of vineyard and forest, close to Wellington in the Cape Winelands region of South Africa. Cape Town City and Cape Town International Airport are just 50 minutes away by car.

Nearby Attractions
• Wellington
• Bainskloof Pass
• Kromme River
• Limietberg Nature Reserve
• Doolhof Valley
• Hiking trails
• Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch wine routes
• Historical towns (Tulbagh, Ceres, Riebeek, Kasteel, Robertson, Citrusdal and Darling)
• Cape Town city centre
• Cape Peninsula
• False Bay
• Cape West Coast National Park