West Coast Cooking Experience & Luxury Weekend Stay with Ginger and Lime in Yzerfontein

Make your way to the charming West Coast village of Yzerfontein to enjoy a relaxing weekend of seaside cooking experiences at the hand of the passionate Ginger & Lime team, and round it all off with an exclusive stay at one of three beautifully appointed Beach House Collection luxury villas right on the water. Fresh […]

Make your way to the charming West Coast village of Yzerfontein to enjoy a relaxing weekend of seaside cooking experiences at the hand of the passionate Ginger & Lime team, and round it all off with an exclusive stay at one of three beautifully appointed Beach House Collection luxury villas right on the water. Fresh air + gorgeous food + stunning views + foodie company = the stuff that culinary adventure dreams are made of.

Highlights

  • Luxury beach villa accommodation
  • Interactive West Coast cooking experiences
  • Gourmet braai
  • A gorgeous, stress-free environment
  • A sandy-toed, wind-tousled beach vibe

Duration

3 days, 2 nights  (Friday 15:00 – Sunday 12:00, unless stated otherwise)

Schedule

  • 22 – 24 September (Heritage Day weekend with a braai & heritage theme)
  • 16 – 18 November 2018

Price

R4 750 p.p. (sharing)

R5 950 p. p. (single)

To book any day for private groups (max 28 people) please send a request to bookings@eatsplorer.com. Price per person will vary depending on group size.


Overview

About an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the beautiful seaside village of Yzerfontein hugs an exceptionally scenic bend along the entrancing West Coast. Inspired by this gorgeous setting and the waves of creativity it inspires, Denise Levy and her team decided to take their sought-after Ginger & Lime cooking experiences on the road and make a full weekend of it.

“Ginger & Lime has always been an opportunity for me to share my passion for cooking and travel, as well as my knowledge about food and the many ways to prepare it in an easy and relaxed way. We always strive to offer an experience rather than a lesson. Sure, you’ll will get stuck in and prepare great food, you will get your hands dirty and cook with gusto, but you will also interact and connect with great new people from all sorts of backgrounds while you try amazing new dishes,” says Denise.

To ensure that her guests enjoy a seamlessly luxurious stay, Denise has collaborated with the Beach House Collection, a bespoke accommodation provider with three upmarket beach houses right on the seashore in Yzerfontein. Each villa has been decorated in an elegant and breezy style that is tailormade for sandy-toed, tousled-hair cooking adventures and plenty of chilling in between. Crisp white linen? Check! Salt-water breezes? Why, yes. Unending views over the mighty Atlantic? You betcha.

The weekend’s itinerary is everything you want in a relaxing, yet inspiring, getaway. Arrive on the Friday afternoon, settle into your room and then join the rest of the group for cocktails and a South African braai on the deck. Mingle, feast and enjoy a beautiful night’s sleep to the soundtrack of the soothing Atlantic tide.

The next morning brings a leisurely continental breakfast, some free time, and a partly demo-style lunch, followed by more time to nap, read, walk the beach or whatever strikes your fancy. Around sunset, there’s cocktails on the deck, followed by a full-blown, hands-on cooking experience. Join your fellow foodies in creating the evening’s feast, and then assemble along the long table to tuck into your creations paired with some of South Africa’s finest vintages.

When you next wake up in your room with its stunning ocean view, it will be time to head down to a beautiful brunch prepared by the Ginger & Lime team, and then make your way back home after a weekend of abundant food, laughter, and relaxation.

What’s included

  • All meals
  • Cocktails, wines, beverages, snacks
  • 2 nights’ accommodation
  • Interactive cooking experience, demonstrations, braai experience
  • Serviced rooms

What’s not included

  • Transport
  • Special drink requests

Important Information

  • A minimum of 14 bookings in total is needed for the experience to go ahead. If the minimum booking quantity is not reached you will be fully refunded.
  • Be sure to fill our your dietary requirements or allergies during the booking process.

Itinerary

Day 1

15h00 Arrive, settle into your room, relax & explore the beach

17h30 Join us for sundowners on the deck (a DIY gin & tonic experience to find your signature blend)

18h30 – 21h30 Enjoy a casual braai around the fire, mingle with fellow guests & make your way to your room to fall asleep to the sounds of waves crashing on the seashore

 

Day 2

Sunrise Go for a walk or lie in, your choice!

09h00 – 10h00 Tuck into a continental breakfast

12h30 – 15h00 Interactive, partly demo-style lunch (with guest chefs where applicable)

15h00 – 17h30 Do whatever your heart desires – nap, read, amble along the beach

17h30 Join us for a cocktail on the deck before we get to work preparing the evening’s feast

18h00 – 22h00 Full-blown, interactive Ginger & Lime cooking experience

 

Day 3 

Sunrise Go for a walk or lie in, your choice!

10h00 – 12h00 Enjoy brunch served by the Ginger & Lime team

12h00 onwards Make your way back home at a leisurely pace

 

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