Zarose redefining stylish and comfortable accommodation in a natural setting


Welcome to Zarose, a luxurious, elegantly renovated country-styled guesthouse, nestled on the hill tops of one of the key most positions in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch. Zarose offers majestic mountain views, which is surrounded by lush vineyards and olive groves. Sit back, relax and enjoy watching our Zebra, Sable and Springbok graze peacefully on the farm. An entirely unique and exciting experience, that will far exceed any expectation that you may have.

The ultimate home away from home. Zarose is an oasis of serenity with exclusive accommodation, where luxury, comfort and service is of utmost importance to us.

Zarose is situated in close proximity to an assortment of vibrant and fascinating attractions in Stellenbosch, with beautiful tree-lined streets filled with art galleries, boutiques, gardens, cafes and restaurants, all whilst maintaining its historic charm.


This beautiful country-style mansion was built in the early 1960’s, and commands the most majestic views, with a 180-degree view of Stellenbosch, Simonsig, Helderberg, Drakenstein and Jonkershoek mountains, providing an exquisite backdrop for this perfect location.

It boasts a phenomenal crystal pool and viewing deck where guests can enjoy sightings of our resident Sable, Zebra and Springbok as they roam the farm.

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Our Comfort Cottages are beautifully furnished and boast scenic mountain views, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. The resident Zebra, Sable and Springbok roam the farm and are easily spotted, making this the perfect location for guests that are looking for peace and tranquility.

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This exquisite venue is like nothing you have ever seen before. It offers light and open spaces with high ceilings, and boasts phenomenal mountain views. It creates the most picturesque setting for any wedding and also serves well for corporate conferences or banquets.

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Meditation Platforms

Zarose offers meditation platforms nestled amidst the 27-hectare farm, which can be found by following the carefully constructed trails. The backdrop created by the mountain scenery and olive groves, ensures that you will find your sense of self and the ultimate calm and serenity required for maximum relaxation.

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There is nothing more relaxing, if slightly decadent, than a Zarose picnic. We have carefully selected the freshest local produce and included our very own wine for your picnic basket, which can be enjoyed under the trees around the dam, whilst taking in the breathtaking scenic views.

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Viewing and Pool Deck

Capture the beauty that surrounds you whilst lazing on a sun lounger on the pool deck, taking in the brilliant sunshine and re-energising at the luxurious crystal pool. Spectacular sunsets make this an ideal spot to sip on a glass of wine and enjoy a mouth watering cheese platter whilst sitting on the 300m2 viewing deck with its panoramic views overlooking the olive groves. The late afternoon hours are also a perfect opportunity to watch the Sable, Zebra and Springbok, peacefully grazing before the night creeps in. You might be able to make sightings of the elusive Eagle Barn Owl who makes a regular appearance.

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There are a number of walking, running and bike trails within the secure parameters of Zarose, perfect for the avid adventurer. It’s certainly the best way to enjoy the great outdoors, breathe in the fresh air and appreciate the sensational views that surround you.

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Start or end your day the right way. Whether it’s burning off some calories or blowing off steam from a long day, Zarose guests have access to a 24 hour gym facility, all in an effort to help you stick to your healthy routines, keep fit and stay in shape with our state of the art gym equipment.

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by Grant & Fiona Paterson on Zarose | Stellenbosch

I'd forgotten my toothbrush... and you found me another. I wanted extra blueberries and you foraged for me. I bought a belt that needed another hole... and you gave me your awl!!! Fantastic stay... thanks so much.

by Anke & Hartmut on Zarose | Stellenbosch

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We even extended our stay as it is such a lovely place. You love what you do – and we love it!

by Dick & Ellen (The Netherlands) on Zarose | Stellenbosch

Thank you so much for all your kind hospitality. You made our stay memorable – we’ll be back!

by Marianne & Stefan (Germany) on Zarose | Stellenbosch

We spent the last two nights of our honeymoon here and experienced an absolutely perfect end to our three weeks in South Africa.

by Hans & Naima Geels on Zarose | Stellenbosch

1000% Hospitality! Thanks! Baie dankie!

by Daniel & Ilse (The Netherlands) on Zarose | Stellenbosch

Best stay so far! Service and views are exceptional. Thank you for making our stay so special. We will be thinking of you and ZAROSE with a big smile.

Zarose is located in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch, and is a 34 minute drive from the Cape Town International Airport, 42 minute drive from Cape Town CBD, 37 minute drive from Paarl and a 10 minute drive from Stellenbosch town .

On exiting the airport, turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Road/M22 to merge onto Settlers Way/N2 towards Somerset West. Continue along N2 taking exit 33 and turning left toward Baden Powell Road/R310. Continue traveling along Baden Powell Road for 12.8km, turning right into Polkadraai Road/R310. After 1.9km turn left into Devon Valley Road, after passing Brenaissance take the road slightly to the left towards Clos Malvern Wine Estate Restaurant. Our gates are at the end of the road.