Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Beautiful, modern accommodation, great for families. Each suite has a plunge pool and panoramic vistas over Kwandwe Reserve.

About Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, Kwandwe

About Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, Kwandwe

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge provides itself in being a ‘lodge with attitude’. Relaxed modern and trendy, with giant Warhol-like prints, retro lighting and a great use of colour.

Ideal for families with children of any age, it is set in a malaria-free big five game reserve and has expansive wooden decking provides panoramic vistas. The kitchen is interactive and there is a play centre for children, keeping them entertained between the fascinating activities on offer, from rhino monitoring to water safaris.


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An eloquent and peaceful hotel in the vineyards of Franschhoek.


Surrounded by mountains and rolling vineyards, Leeu Estates is in a tranquil location, just over an hour from Cape Town and a shuttle journey from Franschhoek high street.

Accommodation & Facilities

Leeu Estates is a refurbished manor house with six rooms and suites located in the house and six separate cottages. There are also two rooms above the spa which is located next to the manor house.

Each room has its own en-suite marble bathrooms with twin vanities and rain showers. The bathrooms alone are a place of luxury, complementing the stunning spacious bedroom that features bespoke furniture and a large comfortable bed.

Facilities include a 15 metre heated infinity pool, a fully equipped gym at both Leeu Estates and Le Quartier Francais and Leeu Spa.


The fine dining experience at Leeu Estates is unique and there are 5 restaurants serving different types of cuisine in settings to suit all. From the elegant dining room at Leeu Estates to the bar at Le Quartier Francais, each location is guaranteed to offer delicious meals and unique vintage tastes.


As well as the spa facilities and stunning infinity pool, there are also a wine tasting studio located within the grounds where guests can enjoy complimentary tasting sessions. If you’d rather get out and about, the complimentary bikes are available to guests so you can explore the nature trails by bike or on foot. 

Child Policy

Children over the age of six years are welcome at Leeu Estates and children between the ages of seven and 12 are allowed in certain cottages on the Estates.

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