Discover a selection of 107 vacation rentals in Franschhoek, ZA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $177 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Franschhoek. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Franschhoek

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Franschhoek. Renowned for its gardens, hiking and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Franschhoek

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Franschhoek has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Franschhoek Wine Tram (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Boschendal Estate (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Allee Bleue Estate (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Boschendal (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Vrede en Lust Estate (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Babylonstoren (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Franschhoek

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Franschhoek is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Franschhoek Pass (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Elgin (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Cheetah Outreach (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Bikini Beach (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Franschhoek

The nearest airport is in Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT), located 30.2 mi (48.7 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek:

  • Around 0.1 miles from the center of Franschhoek, you'll want to keep coming back to "Los Olivos At The Yard - Penthouse 1". It has 1 bedroom and handy features including an oven and a toaster.
  • Another enticing choice is "Stunning Apartment - Franschhoek Penthouse", which is around 0.1 miles from Franschhoek. Offering 1 bedroom, towels and a stovetop, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Franschhoek vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Franschhoek?

Those chores can wait, because weekends were made for fun. Settle into one of these weekend getaways in and around Franschhoek and enjoy all the amazing things to do close by:

  • "Bleu Cobalt Cottage Is A Lovely And Private Self" is a favorite option around 1 mile northwest of the center of Franschhoek. You won't have to venture far to find something to keep you busy around this property. Get outdoors and visit Tygerberg Nature Reserve and Lookout Hill. Activities like horse riding and cycling will add the finishing touch to your weekend away.
  • "Luxurious Chenin Cottage | 4 Persons" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 1 mile north of Franschhoek, use it as a base to do a little mountain biking or tennis. Cheetah Outreach and Huguenot Memorial Museum should also be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Franschhoek?

Typically small in size, less expensive and well located, it's not hard to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and appreciate Franschhoek up close:

  • Explore your surroundings and then sleep soundly at "Los Olivos At The Yard - Penthouse 1". This property is a wonderful base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including a living room and a fridge.
  • Another awesome choice is "Stunning Apartment - Franschhoek Penthouse". Make use of cable/satellite TV services, a fireplace and other handy amenities during your vacation.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see more of Franschhoek. Cultural attractions like Magnet Theatre and Masque Theatre will help you understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Franschhoek?

Every so often, you just need to take a break from the real world, even if it's only for one or two days. Experience a nice mix of relaxing and exploring at one of these short-term rentals in or around Franschhoek:

  • If you're eager to be close to the action, "The Protea Apartment" will be just the ticket. It's within reach of the heart of Franschhoek and a superb base to explore attractions like Table Mountain and Cape Town Stadium.
  • Jump out of bed, whip up some breakfast and then start planning what to explore around "Lovely Self - Catering Home, In Quiet Area". Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and Two Oceans Aquarium should be on your radar if you stay at this sought-after rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Franschhoek?

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of evenings away with your significant other, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Franschhoek that will get your heart racing:

  • Located around 0.1 miles from Franschhoek, "Los Olivos At The Yard - Penthouse 1" is the perfect place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and winery tours are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few magical days sipping wine and canoodling at "Stunning Apartment - Franschhoek Penthouse", around 0.1 miles from Franschhoek. A fireplace and a restaurant dining guide will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek?

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "House With Garden, Terraces, Views". Up to 24 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 9 bedrooms, mountain views and a swimming pool. You'll find it around 17 miles to the southwest of Franschhoek.
  • Invite up to 21 of your dearest friends to "Country Family House With Big Pool" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 10 bedrooms and is around 20 miles to the northwest of central Franschhoek. It's crammed with features to keep a large group comfortable, including a kitchen and a swimming pool.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Franschhoek?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is easily the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Franschhoek and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Pack your swim gear and make a booking at "Exclusive Cape Winelands Manor House On A Boutique Wine Estate". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a fridge and a barbecue grill.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Country Family House With Big Pool". As well as its inviting pool, you can also make use of a kitchen and books.

Unsure how to pack your bags for your Franschhoek escape? This impressive destination has a mediterranean climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 55 ºF and 80 ºF. Check out our range of Franschhoek vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek?

Whether your idea of the perfect escape is up in the hills or down by the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with your favorite people. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek and bring the entire crew along:

  • Located around 12 miles to the northwest of Franschhoek, "Villa Donkerkloof - Cape Winelands - Paarl" has 4 bedrooms and fits up to 8 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including beach sun loungers and a microwave oven.
  • Another top choice is "Peaceful Family Home Nestled In The Winelands". This large rental is 15 miles west of Franschhoek and features a stereo, books and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your invitation list.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. Two Oceans Aquarium, Sea Point Swimming Pool and Cape Town Film Studios are good places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Franschhoek?

Add some serious luxury to your vacation by booking someplace with a private indoor pool. These stunning large houses in or near Franschhoek have a swimming space that's all your own, as well as loads of room for whoever is fortunate enough to be coming with you:

  • Book a stay at "Perfect Luxury 5 Double Bedroom Villa In Secure Luxury Bel'aire Winelands Estate" and while away your days poolside. This sprawling pad has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests along with many other top-notch amenities. A swimming pool and a water park are among them.
  • Besides its impressive indoor pool, "National Harbor Condo With Wifi, Resort Pool And Free Shuttle To D. C" comes with a swimming pool and mountain views. It has 3 bedrooms that can cater for up to 7 people, so you can bring all your buddies along.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Franschhoek vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek?

Absolutely. There are plenty of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Franschhoek. If you don't require much space, one of these popular properties might suit you perfectly:

  • Good things really do come in small packages, and "Los Olivos At The Yard - Penthouse 1" is a fabulous example of this. This one-bedroom vacation property is just a short distance from the center and includes amenities like a fireplace and a kitchen.
  • Also within easy reach of all the excitement of Franschhoek, "Stunning Apartment - Franschhoek Penthouse" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, come home and take advantage of a fireplace and a kitchen.