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An Inside Look at Virgin Limited Edition Mont Rochelle in South Africa

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  Site Where: 1 Dassenberg Road, 7690 Cape Town, South Africa
November 24, 2014 at 4:16 PM | by | ()

Mont Rochelle, the latest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition family, is showing off its sexy new look, as evidenced by these photos we just got our hands on. In seemingly record time, the VLE team pulled out all the stops to open their doors last month in time for the peak travel season in South Africa's Cape.

Mont Rochelle is only about an hour's drive from Cape Town to the vineyard town of Franschhoek, so that's a plus right there. Franschhoek is considered the "French Corner" of the Cape. (that is actually literally what it means in Dutch) so expect to wine and dine as well as chill. The combination of 100-acre setting in the Klein Dassenberg Mountain Range, a French-inspired manor house, and a flag bearing the name Virgin Limited Edition, should translate nicely to a great escape.

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Virgin Limited Edition to Hang Its Flag In Cape Town, Really Really Soon

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  Site Where: Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek, 7690
April 21, 2014 at 10:13 AM | by | ()

While we're still high from the news of a new Virgin Hotel coming to Nashville (even though there have been some "launch" issues), Virgin's luxury retreat brand, Virgin Limited Edition, is preparing to open its 8th property this August. That's right, this August. Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyards, located about an hour's drive from Cape Town, will be the second South African destination (the other one being Ulusaba Private Gaming Retreat) of Sir Richard Branson's exclusive luxury collection.

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