Constantia is one of the most prestigious areas in Cape Town and is home to incredible wine farms, unrivalled natural beauty and some of the most renowned restaurants around. A 20-minute drive from the CBD, the Constantia Valley offers something for everyone, from wine tasting, cellar tours, outdoor markets, to mountain ranges and greenbelts offering breathtaking photo opportunities. There are also a range of shops to explore and exciting outdoor activities for fitness enthusiasts.
Dating back to 1685, Constantia is the oldest wine region in South Africa, boasting eight award-winning wine estates and boutique wineries. The area’s climate favours the production of white wines, notably sauvignon blanc, and it is renowned for sweet wines that first won acclaim during the 17th century. Many of the wine estates boast panoramic views of the valley and offer wine tasting, cellar tours, and casual dining at on-site restaurants. There are also a number of companies that offer wine route tours for your enjoyment. Be sure to visit Groot Constantia, the very first South African wine farm, and indulge in wine tasting and gourmet food al fresco.
Villas in Constantia are spacious, multi bedroomed mansions, featuring lap pools, large outdoor space and sometimes tennis courts. A villa in Constantia is a fantastic choice for a family getaway of opulence and relaxation.