Mont Angelis | Ride The Cape

START

Cape Town or Stellenbosch

FINISH

Stellenbosch

ACCOMODATION

Mont Angelis Luxury Farm Cottages

DURATION

4 days / 4 nights

TOTAL DISTANCE

approximately 400 kms

KEY CLIMBS

Chapman’s Peak Drive, Suikerbossie, Helshoogte Pass, Franschhoek Pass, Bain’s Kloof Pass

LEVEL

Intermediate – Advanced

How to book

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Day 1: Cape Peninsula

Overnight: Mont Angelis

Your guide will meet you bright and early to ride from the buzzing Atlantic Seaboard via the iconic Chapman’s Peak in Hout Bay, through to False Bay, stopping to rest your legs over lunch in the close-knit beach community of Noordhoek. At the end of a beautiful day out in the saddle, we’ll drive to Stellenbosch to check you into your serene and stylish farm cottage in the heart of the Cape’s winelands.

Expected elevation gain: 1,000-1,600m
Average distance: 60 – 100 km

Highlights
• Taking in the sweeping views of Hout Bay and Table Mountain from Chapman’s Peak.
• Spotting penguins in the charming naval village of Simon’s Town.

Day 2 – Cape Winelands

Overnight: Mont Angelis

Today, we ride from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek, the wine capitals of South Africa. We’ll take on the challenge of both Helshoogte and Franschhoek Passes, offering unparalleled views of the Cape Winelands, taking time for a shady lunch under the trees at Boschendal Wine Estate, an historic farm rich in Cape heritage.

Expected elevation gain: 1,200m
Average distance: 60 – 90 km

Highlights
• Making it to the top of Helshoogte Pass and seeing the view of the Drakenstein Valley.
• Sharing the Franschhoek Pass with a troop of resident baboons.

Cape Winelands Road Cycle Tour

Day 3 – False Bay, Clarence Drive

Overnight: Mont Angelis

One of the most scenic passes in the Cape, Clarence Drive delivers you to the entrance to the Southern Cape’s Overberg region and boasts breathtaking coastal views, passing a few of our top surfing spots and deserted beaches along the way.

Expected elevation gain: 1,000m
Average distance: 60 – 100 km

Highlights
• Looking back over False Bay (which is the same distance as the English Channel (approx. 45km).
• Riding so close to the water you can almost touch it!
• Southern Right whale watching (June – Dec).

Day 4 – Bains Kloof Pass

Overnight: Mont Angelis

Spectacular scenery, a slightly more forgiving ascent and natural beauty as far as the eye can see make this one of our most mind-blowing cycling experiences.

Expected elevation gain: 800m
Average distance: 60 – 100 km

Highlight:
• The rocky descent after a long climb

Please note that this tour is a point to point ride and for this reason, a vehicle and additional driver/guide will support you from start to finish and escort you back to Stellenbosch at the end of the day.

Bains Kloof Pass Road Cycle Tour

More about Mont Angelis

All luxury cottages at Mont Angelis are beautifully appointed 50- 70m2 suites with contemporary finishes and furnishings, private verandas and fully-equipped kitchen, set on a tranquil working farm, surrounded by vineyards and mountains.

Mont Angelis Cape Velo

Our top tip:
Share a bottle (or two!) of wine on your private balcony while watching the mountains change colour to rosy pink as the sun sets in the valley.

Amenities include:
• King size extra-length bed
• Private terrace overlooking vineyards and mountains
• En-suite bathroom with walk-in shower
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Air-conditioning
• Wood-burning stove
• WiFi
• Shaded parking
• Communal swimming pool

Pricing

Pricing shown is per person (based on 2-people sharing one cottage) for a 4 day tour including 4 night’s accommodation.

Winter ( Jun-Aug) From R12,800 (Comfort Cottage) to R14,550 (Superior Cottage)
Spring (Sept) From R13,150 (Comfort Cottage)  to R15,100  (Superior Cottage)
Summer (Oct-Mar)  From R13,675 (Comfort Cottage)  to R15,950  (Superior Cottage)
Fall (Apr – May) From R 13,150 (Comfort Cottage) to R15,100 (Superior Cottage)

What’s included

TOUR

• SA accredited cycling tour guide with heaps of local and international cycling experience
• Pick up in Cape Town/Stellenbosch on Day 1, all transfers until the end of your tour on Day 4

ACCOMMODATION

• 4 x nights in a one-bedroom cottage at Mont Angelis Luxury Retreat
(guests are welcome to extend your stay on either side of the tour – please just let us know how many nights you require)

MEALS

• 4 x light lunches at a scenic farm restaurant and soft drink
• 3 x breakfasts (Day 2, 3 and 4)

BIKE HIRE

• Specialized Diverge Carbon Comp Bike (sizes 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm frame) with 2bliss road tyres
• Specialized Helmet
• Flat or SPDSL or Look Keo Pedals
• Full Water Bottles

FOR A TAILORED CYCLING HOLIDAY AND QUOTE, PLEASE EMAIL US AT MONT.ANGELIS@CAPEVELO.COM