Executive Offsites

Vrede en Lust offers a special venue for Executive Off-Site sessions. This package is aimed at senior level group off-site planning and conference sessions for up to 10 guests. The new conference facility overlooks the vineyards and Groot Drakenstein mountains. It is located next to the pool house with bar and dining facilities.

The venue is luxurious, private and quiet. Ideal surroundings for hatching that next breakthrough product, idea or service! Conducive to strategic planning sessions, team building, budget review or board meetings. Relax with drinks around the fire at the Lapa after a hard day’s work.

Included in our rates:

  • Accommodation and breakfast for 10 delegates in our luxury accommodation
  • Conference facilities and set up for 10 delegates
    • On Arrival: Tea and Coffee
    • Mid morning: Tea, Coffee and Snacks
    • Lunch: 2 Course (Starter, Main OR Main, Desert)
    • Mid afternoon: Tea, Coffee and Snacks
    • Dinner: 3 courses paired with a wine per course, served in our Historic Manor house
  • Exclusive use of the conference venue with  with all equipment included
  • Equipment includes:
    •  47″ HD Television with PC, USB, HDMI and DVD inputs
    • DVD & Audio facilities
    • 10 x 7.5’ Framed Front Projection screen with XGA Projector
    • Flipchart & Pens
    • Table set-up in boardroom style for 10 – 12 delegates with peppermints, water & juice


The Jonkmanshuis:

The Jonkmanshuis contains 3 spacious and luxurious cottages, each sleeping 4 guests per Cottage (2 double beds per unit). Enjoying a unique location next to the vineyards, with large oak trees providing ample shade, each cottage offers a living room, two separate and individually styled air conditioned bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. All these units have satellite TV with 15 channels..

The Manor house:

The Vrede en Lust Manor House is a luxury house that can accommodate 10 guests in its 5 bedrooms (4 Doubles & 1 Twin). Large lounge with fireplace, patio, media room and dining room. Surrounding this historic farm house in the large and well established garden you will find the pool and the pool house. The pool house features a bar, dining area, bathroom and large patio.

Free Activities

  • Wine tasting in the Tasting Room
  • Hiking and cycling (bring own bicycle or tours can be arranged with Winelands Experience)
  • Boules or Petanque

Options at extra cost:

  • Mobile Spa: Have a therapist at your own convenience in your room or outside by the swimming pool. Please note –Midweek massages: After 6pm only! Bookings in advance are essential.
  • Wine Tours with one of the local wine tour companies
  • Golf at the nearby Pearl Valley or Boschenmeer courses
  • Dinner at one of the top restaurants in nearby Franschhoek instead of at the Manor House

Are you a part of our Wine Club? Enjoy this experience by using your special Wine Club discount.

Reservation and Payment

We do require a 50% deposit within 7 days, post your reservation. Cancellations prior to the arrival date will be subject to the following penalties:

  • Less than 10 days the full deposit will be forfeited.
  • From 10 to 14 days 75% of the deposit will be forfeited.
  • From 14 to 21 days, 50% of the deposit will be forfeited.
  • From 21 to 28 days, 25% of the deposit will be forfeited.

Terms and Conditions

  • Rates Subject to Availability.
  • The Host shall advise Vrede en Lust not later than 5 days prior to the function / arrival date of the final number of guests attending the function (final attendance figure). Vrede en Lust shall not be obliged to adjust the final attendance figure within 5 days of the function.
  • Vrede en Lust does not take any responsibility for any of the Guest or Host’s belongings (including gifts) or any injury, damage or loss suffered by any persons, and the Host accordingly indemnifies Vrede en Lust against any claim arising out of the loss or damage to any such belongings and the Host waives any claim that it may have.
  • The Host is responsible for any damages to Vrede en Lust property, including tablecloths and shall pay the amount due on receipt of written request therefore.
  • Vrede en Lust reserves the right to use the property’s other venues for other functions on the same day as the Host’s function, should space and numbers permit.
  • Prices quoted are inclusive of VAT and are subject to change without notice.
  • A technician can be arranged at an additional charge.
  • Only the beverages specified above are included in the package. If other drinks are required, please advise us and an invoice will be made out at the end of your stay.

Should you wish to inquire about packages and availability, please email us:

lynne@vnl.co.za / accomm@vnl.co.za
Or contact: +27 (0) 21 874 1611 (business hours Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm)