Located on the edge of Jimbaran Bay, Four Seasons Resort
A diamond is a collaborative work of art. Formed by nature, its brilliance is revealed only with a human touch. Enhancing nature in this way is a rare privilege, and a skill perfected by Graff over the last 60 years. Discovering beauty in its many forms and uncovering its hidden facets is founder Laurence Graff’s passion, and a wine estate in one of South Africa’s most picturesque valleys has become a living symbol of his vision.
Between the historic towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, Graff has taken an impossibly beautiful natural setting and honed it into an unparalleled destination celebrating wine, art, food and escape from the everyday. Backed by mountains and surrounded by vineyards, Delaire Graff Estate offers luxurious accommodation, a tranquil spa, two restaurants, exceptional wines and landmark boutiques, truly living up to its reputation as the jewel of the Cape Winelands. The estate also serves as a gallery for Laurence Graff’s personal art collection, with works by Vladimir Tretchikoff, Lionel Smit, Cyrus Kabiru, Yves Dana, Dylan Lewis and William Kentridge, among many others, adorning the walls and gardens.
Claiming sweeping vistas from False Bay to Table Mountain on the western horizon, the Estate also commands mesmerising views of the Banghoek Valley. Glimpsed while ascending the oak-lined driveway, it is revealed in all its picture-postcard glory on arrival at the elegant main pavilion. This houses Delaire Graff Restaurant, the Estate Winery, the Wine Lounge and Africa’s only Graff jewelery boutique. Farther up the hill, guests are welcomed to Indochine Restaurant, Delaire Graff Spa, the Owner’s Villa and the Lodges – all facing west.
Visiting Delaire Graff Estate is always an unforgettable experience. But staying on the Estate and waking up to its daily renewal is an immersive experience of life’s finer pleasures bar none. Designed by DHK Architects with interiors by David Collins Studio, the recently launched Owner’s Villa and six Superior Lodges are positioned to maximise both views and privacy, joining the original Garden and Deluxe Lodges to complete the Estate’s accommodation offering.