Step into a world of timeless tradition, unique charm and sublime elegance
Fancourt’s stately Manor House, located in the heart of South Africa’s magnificent Garden Route is a truly individual 5* boutique establishment that offers romance, character and warmth. Exclusive in every sense, this internationally nominated ‘most romantic hotel in Africa’ is testimony to the epitome of exemplary service and superlative quality. Delivering sophistication without pretension, attention without intrusion and comfort without boundaries, The Manor House is uniquely positioned to grant any request, offering signature services, luxurious amenities and access to three of South Africa’s most prestigious golf courses.
As a national monument, the hotel is steeped in the early history of South Africa, dating back to 1859, providing a bespoke experience unlike any other. Exuding its own bold signature, The Manor House is a place for couples to celebrate style, where staff is genuine, attentive, and service is customized to each guest.
The collection of 18 individually decorated suites, juxtaposes rich luxurious finishes with a chic, sophisticated, modern design. Exceptional features include a grand library, refined Montagu Bar and dazzling swimming pool, as well as original Klaus Fussman oil paintings adorning the walls.
Expect to experience the utmost upon arrival at The Manor House, including the attentions of a personalized butler service, key to organizing guests’ daily activities for the duration of their visit. Whether it is a booking at the famed Links, South Africa’s No 1 golf course or recommendations of local attractions, their knowledge about the region is truly remarkable. Available activities include mountain biking and adventure trails, hiking, bird-watching and visits to neighboring farms offering local produce such as mushrooms, strawberries, homemade cheeses, olives, Karoo lamb and ostrich.
And whilst the Garden Route may be well-known for its fresh, delectable cuisine, there is just as fine an array of superb dining choices at Fancourt, offering menus to match the seasons. Options start within The Manor House including excellent European fare at the superlative Henry White’s restaurant. Or Monet’s Deli and Restaurant with its delectable homemade treats and mouthwatering menu. Or for a convivial meal, the delicious American club style food and easy atmosphere of the Club Lounge and Bar may be preferred, while La Cantina’s relaxed atmosphere and simple Italian flavours are an equal delight.
With exertion must come relaxation, and for that there is no better place than The Spa at Fancourt- the perfect place to unwind, escape life’s stresses and nourish the soul.
Whilst every vibrant season is celebrated at The Manor House, guests are encouraged to do the same – whether a picnic in the bright, colourful gardens in summer; drink sultry red wine around a roaring log fire in winter; sip champagne in the spring or enjoy the crisp mornings on a golf cart in autumn. Management’s commitment to the philosophy of comprehensive hospitality is evident everywhere. No request goes unmet. No detail overlooked. It is therefore no wonder that Fancourt and The Manor House is seen as one of South Africa’s most perfect choice of holiday destinations.