BeauSoleil Guest House Bonnievale


Guest House at 57 Main Street, Bonnievale, Breede River Valley, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About BeauSoleil

BeauSoleil offers rooms on a property with an elegant, one of a kind Cape Dutch House located in the South African wine country region. Nestled by the serene Breede River, BeauSoleil is centrally located and is an ideal starting point for day trips to Western Cape attractions, as well as a great place for rest and relaxation.

BeauSoleil is beautifully situated between enchanting vineyards, in a safe environment, and all restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinners as well as all supermarkets are within a range of 200m.

The charm of thatch, the airy spaciousness of the accommodation and our magnificent setting will ensure a memorable stay at BeauSoleil, while you enjoy the fascinating town of Bonnievale and the interesting surrounding areas.


There may be several reasons why our honeymooning guests love this room. Its handmade four poster queen sized bed is surely one of them. Its extra high ceiling under the charming thatched roof, or the spacious 35sqm, or the convenience of its modern bathroom may matter as well. No expense has been spared when it comes to the comfort and luxury afforded guests at BeauSoleil in Bonnievale. The Master Room is well decorated with mural paintings, a special hand made four poster bed and furniture which blend in with the nature and environment. The room is spacious and the en-suite new bathroom is luxuriously and well equipped. A comfortable sofa is perfectly positioned for you to watch your favourite soapie or just relax and read your latest novel.

Although the Master Room is situated centrally in the town, it is very quiet and private, with a separate entrance.
• ideal for honeymooners
• cozy sitting area
• fireplace
• mini bar fridge

Experience one of Bonnievale's most beautiful gardens right behind your front porch. Also from the queen size bed you may enjoy the magnificent view into the carefully maintained garden. Generous 25sqm and the recently modernized bath room add to your comfort.

• Equipped with a build in kitchenette that includes a microwave oven, refrigerator, kettle, toaster and various utensils
• Second bedroom (adjacent): two single beds, shared bathroom
• Thatched house
• Outside braai (barbecue) area
• A roofed / shaded car garage is available on the property
• Private small splash pool / Breede River
• The room has its private entrances

In our Outhouse guests may enjoy the smart simplicity of the old winemaker's chamber of 35sqm. A simple but nice bedroom, an open bathroom, a small but effective kitchen, and access both to the courtyard and the vineyard were important for the winemaker, and provide a true country life atmosphere to our guests.


You will enjoy an extremely tranquil stay, away from the hustle and bustle of the City. The main house is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque parts of town, surrounded by vineyards and a beautifully manicured terrace garden. Enjoy the peaceful country atmosphere! We create a relaxed informal atmosphere. Breakfast may be provided if desired. A house service is always ready.

Adjacent to the estate and visible from the house is the picturesque Breede River. This amazing place awaits you there. The fortified three level embankments is a great place for paddling, fishing, braaing (grilling), relaxing, bird watching and admiring the unforgettable South African sunsets. We accommodate individual needs!

additional facilities / notes

• Children welcome
• No smoking allowed
• Wheelchair accessible-with advance notice
• Long-term renters welcome
• Suitable for elderly or infirm
• All linen and towels provided
• Wood for grilling / braaing
• Electricity is included in the rental price
• Boat rental with paddles is available

location & attractions

Surrounded by the Langeberg Mountain Range in the north-east, and the Riviersonderend Mountains in the south-west, it is one of the most beautifully situated towns in the Western Cape. The town is situated approximately 180 km East of Cape Town and 100 km from Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of the African continent.

The town is ideally situated on the legendary Route 62, winding through the Breede River Valley, halfway between Cape Town, Knysna and the Garden Route. BeauSoleil is a working vineyard in the picturesque valley of Breede with its majestic Langeberg Mountains (snow-capped in winter).

Of course, Bonnievale's main attraction cannot go unmentioned for long, which is why a note of the area’s magnificent wine estates must be made. A wine taster’s paradise, it has been said, can be found no further than the many wine cellars dotted throughout the valley. Setting out upon discovering said paradise can be an arduous journey, especially if your base of exploration is many a kilometer away. It is with this in mind that BeauSoleil Guest House is pleased to announce that no other place of stay can boast such a close proximity to the R317 wine route. In fact, locating one of these wine cellars is just a matter of a walk to the nearest neighbouring estate, which also conveniently doubles as the next-door café and restaurant.

golf information

Bonnievale's 9 hole golf course. The course is maintained in top condition and the layout is level and very user-friendly. Golfers used to playing on very busy courses are particularly struck by the relaxed and unhurried atmosphere to be found here. Length of Course: 5.720 meters. Type of course: Karoo Bush

recreational activities nearby

Cycling, fishing, golf, mountain biking, tennis, walking, canoeing, kayaking


Nearest airport: Cape Town - 180 kilometers
Distance from the nearest beach - 180 kilometers
Nearest motorway - N1 Worcester or N2 Swellendam/Stormsflei, a car is necessary.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Other transfers available


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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.938599999666664
Longitude: 20.1012

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 180km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 18h00
Check-out by 10h30

Exceptions to check-in/out times by prior arrangement, please contact BeauSoleil 30 minutes prior to arrival to ensure that we are at the guest house.

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August 2008 - 4 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

When we first arrived, The feeling was one of being greeted by really close Friends or family that we had not seen in years. Everybody went out of their...

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