Secreted in the heart of the Garden Route near George, the enchanting Fancourt Estate resounds with an old-world charm that’s not without a touch of modernism. It encompasses 550 hectares of plush countryside that sweep across the landscape, framing the grand Outeniqua Mountains in the distance. Commuters enjoying luxury train travel through the Garden Route will delight in a stopover at Fancourt Estate for a taste of total opulence.

This luxurious estate encompasses a number of attractions which attest to the affluent status that Fancourt celebrates. Visitors who plan to stay over have the choice between two premier types of accommodation, namely the Fancourt Hotel and the Manor House. The former offers a subtle blend of the modern and the classic, catering to every taste, while the latter is a sophisticated boutique hotel that exudes complete elegance.

Visitors can revel in the fully-equipped spa which evokes a tranquil ambience that oozes with sentiments of rejuvenation and relaxation.  All treatments are based on the four elemental forces – Air, Water, Fire and Earth. The characteristics of these elements inspire pampering treatments that ripple from the fingertips of Fancourt’s exceptional therapists.

Additionally, the estate offers a variety of dining experiences to suit every occasion. Individuals exploring Fancourt can choose between classic and fine dining or opt for a more casual setting. The Henry Whites restaurant combines innovation with tradition, offering not only sumptuous cuisine but fine art as well. There are also a number of family orientated eateries that range in food styles, from fragrant Mediterranean inspired dishes to traditional club meals – every taste is accounted for.

Fancourt Estate’s prime position on the Garden Route allows for a plethora of leisure activities for passengers embarking on a train tour of South Africa to enjoy. Choices include meandering mountain bike trails, indoor sporting activities as well as Fancourt’s premier golf courses.