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.
The extraordinary characters of the Castle passionately care about each and every guest, while our spectacular surroundings, exquisite interiors, delicious cuisine and unique local partnerships bring this corner of Ireland to life in the most beautiful way. We were so proud to be voted “Best Of The Best” by Virtuoso and to be recognised with countless other awards that pay testament to our remarkable team and their tireless efforts to create unforgettable experiences.
A 800-year old castle in beautiful County Mayo
Unique & special experiences & activities on the estate
Set on a 350-acre estate with landscaped gardens, ancient woodland & an emerald lake
83 traditional & elegant rooms & suites
6 restaurants & 3 bars with a team of world-renowned chefs & sommeliers
Award-winning Spa with 10m pool, 5 treatment rooms, sauna and steam room
From exceptional Estate experiences to the finest Ashford Castle linens and our bespoke Single Malt whiskey, our collection of gifts is a true reflection of the grandeur and heritage of the Castle.
We believe deeply that our legacy is as important as the joyful experiences we offer to guests. We are proud of our many initiatives that care for our local community and our spectacular surroundings.
We pour our creativity into every exquisite room.
We are always delighted to discover our guests' photos and we love to share those stories and connect in a meaningful way. Nothing makes us happier than when our guests become part of our world...