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More info regarding our recommendations when staying 2 days in Stellenbosch @ Rusthuiz

1st Day:

Check in at Rusthuiz, your home away from home. While enjoying a refreshment you will be informed on how to make the most of your stay in Stellenbosch so that you will get to experience a bit of everything.


You most definitely need to experience the winelands and a fun way of doing it is for us to arrange a wine tour with Tuk-Tuk Stellies. The tour guide picks you up at Rusthuiz, take you to 3 different wine estates on a half day tour. This is a unique way of exploring the winelands and while having a qualified tour guide driving you around, you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the cheerful music playing in the Tuk-Tuk while having an amazing view.

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After enjoying the wine estates, you can freshen up at Rusthuiz before strolling down town, situated 600m from Rusthuiz, for a delicious meal at Oppie Dorp.

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2nd Day:

Wake up with the fresh winelands air and enjoy a delicious breakfast on our sunny patio or cosy dining room. You have a variety to choose from our buffet as well as a menu for a warm breakfast, fresh coffee and tea will be served at your table.


After breakfast it is time to visit the center of town with all the interesting shops like “Oom Samie se winkel” to buy some souvenirs to take home. Or why not relax at our sparkling swimming pool with some cold refreshments?

Oom-sammie Swimming pool

Still haven’t learned about Stellenbosch’s history, nor enjoyed hand-crafted food? Well then an afternoon walking tour with Bites & Sites is just the thing to do!

Your tour guide will take you on a walking tour through the historic part of Stellenbosch, as you walk you stop for some food and wine to enjoy and meet food artisans – this is truly a wonderful way to experience and explore Stellenbosch.

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After a fun-filled afternoon it’s time to head back to your home away from home to freshen up for yet again a marvelous dinner in town at The Big Easy (should you feel like dinner on a wine estate, the ladies at reception will gladly assist in recommending plenty of wonderful options on where to go).

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After another restful sleep it is time to enjoy a Rusthuiz breakfast before you head off to explore the rest of our beautiful country – South Africa!