Close

Who we are

Joie de Vivre Logo

Joie de Vivre is a 3 star Country House Estate and Conference Venue situated in the heart of the plush Boland Winelands, only 40 minutes from the Cape Town Waterfront. 

Offering both the individual and corporate guest a unique stay in beautiful surroundings, its core values have remained unchanged since it was opened 20 years ago. We have two modern conference rooms that seat 55 and 85 delegates respectively, which open out onto lush green lawns complete with two swimming pools in breathtaking surroundings. 

The breakaway areas situated in the vicinity are surrounded by a natural environment. Our activities comprise of team-building and volleyball which have been designed to ensure full participation by all participants irrespective of physical condition, gender or age. We offer comfortable accommodation in 20 en suite, individually-decorated rooms, with top-quality comfortable beds to ensure a good night’s rest.

Our services included bed and breakfast, day in day out conferencing, overnight conferencing, and catered functions ranging from birthday celebrations to wedding celebrations.

Our tour desk at reception provides information on local attractions such as wine tasting at neighbouring wine farms, the Spice Route, Butterfly World, Big Five Game drives , Sky diving, and Shark cage diving.

Joie de Vivre Logo

Our Staff

Joie de vivre Staff

Our heroes

These guys keep our Country House running and our guests happy

Find Us

hotel venu

From Cape Town

Take the N1 to Paarl, take exit 47 and turn left onto the R44 to Wellington. Continue on the R44 for about 2,5 km and take the first turn right into Anyswortelrug road. Follow directions.

winelands transport

From the Airport

Take the N2 towards Somerset West. Take the R300 to Bellville. Take the N1 to Paarl, exit no 47. Turn left towards Wellington. Travel for about 2,5 km and take first turn right into Anyswortelrug road. Follow directions.

Conference Venues

From Paarl

Take the N1 back towards Cape Town. Take the first turnoff (Klapmuts, Wellington, Stellenbosch.) At the stop street turn right towards Wellington. Travel for about 2,5 km and take first turn right into Anyswortelrug road. Follow directions.