Port Elizabeth to Fancourt 350kms (3h30 hour drive). Cape Town to Fancourt 420km (4 hour drive). George Airport to Fancourt 7kms (10-15 minutes drive). Daily schedule flights to George from all major cities in South Africa – Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.
Fancourt has 133 rooms comprising of two accommodation offerings, Fancourt Hotel and The Manor House - a boutique hotel
Positioned on 620 hectares in the magnificent Garden Route, just outside George, Fancourt is South Africa’s premier lifestyle estate with mountains, indigenous forests and the warm Indian Ocean in close proximity. 135 luxury rooms, fantastic family facilities, three Gary Player designed golf courses, a Spa, a Kids Club and a variety of restaurants guarantee enjoyment.
The Fancourt hair salon, ladies boutique, jewellery store, two Golf Pro Shops, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fishing dams and walking trails provide guests with luxurious and exciting entertainment.
Glorious swimming beaches are easily accessible and mountain biking, horse riding, picnics and hikes can be arranged on request. Sightseeing excursions in the picturesque coastal towns of Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Mossel Bay are also available.
Fancourt’s reputation is internationally esteemed after hosting the Presidents Cup in 2003, Nelson Mandela’s 46664 concert in 2005 and Japan’s football team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Fancourt has six distinctive real estate products: The white-walled, green-roofed Colonial Lodges line the Montagu fairways, Cape Dutch houses charm with their thatched roofs and Oaklands; adjacent to the Outeniqua course, recalls a French Provencal Village. The exclusive Links Ridge development incorporates sweeping vistas of The Links course and adjoining parkland. Links Avenue, with just nine properties enjoying this private address, is the most exclusive development of the estate, whilst Fancourt’s newest development: The Montagu Ridge Houses and fractional-title villas overlook the Montagu course.
The Morning Glory, located next to the spa, overlooks the first tee of the Outeniqua golf course and offers light, healthy Asian and Western fare with a preference for organic ingredients.
La Cantina offers the whole family a taste of the Mediterranean with a traditional Italian menu that ranges from pastas to succulent steaks. In addition to this, a full buffet breakfast is served daily to ensure that the warm and inviting atmosphere is not just limited to the evening diner.
The Club Lounge offers a selection of upmarket cocktail snacks, lunchtime favourites and the best coffee and cake selection in town. It is the ideal place for golfers to enjoy a meal after a round of golf, as well as for those looking for a relaxed and comfortable indoor or outdoor setting.
Henry White’s is dedicated to excellence in the culinary arts. The restaurant is innovative and progressive, while recognising the classic food and wine tradition from which it comes and is instrumental in establishing new standards in fine dining.
Montagu Bar and Library
The Montagu Bar and Library enjoys a quieter, historical feel with wooden-shelved walls housing modern and antiquarian books. A large selection of whisky, cognac and liqueurs are kept on hand to tempt even the most serious reader. An original fireplace forms the centrepiece of the library with large leather wingback chairs and a writing desk adding to the ambience.
Garden and Tea Lounge
The Manor House Garden and Tea Lounge is situated in the centre of the Manor House and serves an elegant and sophisticated High Tea daily.
Deli and Café
Fancourt’s delicatessen is stocked with local produce from the surrounding environment, including homemade products under the Fancourt label. Several popular international products are also on offer.