Hermanus, Western Cape
Cradled amid the hills of the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) valley,
Bouchard Finlayson is widely acclaimed as one of South Africa’s leading boutique wine cellars.
With a terroir defined by both ancient soils and a cool maritime climate, the vineyards of Bouchard Finlayson are famous for producing award-winning
Pinot Noir, elegant Chardonnay and terroir-driven Sauvignon Blanc, while inspired blends showcase the depth of skill and innovation in our winemaking team.
The Bouchard Finlayson cellar is conveniently located a scenic 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, close to the world-famous whale-watching centre of Hermanus.
For a family weekend break or short stay, a Superior King Twin room is ideal – it sleeps a family of four in comfort and offers all those thoughtful touches that make our hotel experience so special. These rooms are spacious enough to accommodate a king sized bed, which can be made into two single beds, as well as two extra beds for children under 12 years old, plus an en-suite bathroom.
We offer two pairs of interconnecting Superior King Twin Rooms, ideal for families with teenagers or for larger families. This gives you a variety of flexible options that allows you to include additional family members.
Spacious and comfortable, our beautifully appointed Penthouse Suite offers panoramic views over St Peter Port and includes a master bedroom with king sized bed, en-suite bathroom and dressing room, as well as a separate lounge area with an additional shower room. The lounge can be transformed into a second bedroom to accommodate up to two children or one adult.
Dating back to 1865, The Guernsey Townhouse is a beautiful listed building made up of two split-level, two-bedroom apartments. Ideal for a luxurious family holiday or an extended stay, these apartments provide a perfect combination: unrivalled service with the privacy and space of a luxury apartment.
Children under 12 years dine for free when ordering from the Children's menu and dining with a paying adult. Our team understands that eating in a restaurant with children can sometimes be a challenge so we're also happy to provide adapted seating and special cutlery so that everyone can relax and enjoy their dining experience.
Executive Chef Kevin has created a special Duke and Duchess Afternoon Tea for our younger guests which includes some of their most popular treats. They can also enjoy cupcake decorating, a complimentary activity for families where children can decorate their own cupcake with one of our chefs and receive a certificate in cupcake decorating to take home.
Children under 12 years stay free when sharing a room with a paying adult
Children under 12 years dine for free when dining with a paying adult
Children daybed and cots available on request
Baby kits consisting of wipes, changing mat, nappies and talcum powder
Safety packs consisting of wall socket covers, toilet seat locks and cupboard door locks
Sleepover themes on request including teepee, cushions, camp table and bunting
Island treasure map exploring our island's attractions
Children’s films available on request
Activity packs and basket of toys
Bath time treats
Babysitting service (24 hours notice required)
There are plenty of local attractions and activities near the hotel for the whole family to enjoy.
Castle Cornet has five museums to visit as well as four period gardens. Don't miss the Noonday Gun ceremony when the clock strikes midday. Re-introduced in 1974, the firing of the gun can be heard echoed around town.
Off-shore join the Island Rib Voyages discovering the coast onboard their speed boat. Spot puffins, seal colonies and even dolphins!
You can even try surfing at Vazon Bay with Guernsey Surf School who cater lessons to for different ages and abilities.
Pottery masterclass with Iris & Dora
Family Fairy Ring Walk
Candle making at Guernsey Candles
Le Petit Train tour
Rocquette Cider tour
Pirate Bay Adventure Golf
German Naval Signals HQ
A picnic in Candie Gardens
Surfing lessons at Vazon Bay