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Benguela Cove’s Great Traveler and Diner Reviews Land it a Place Among Travelers’ Favourites!

11 July 2022

  • Owners of Benguela Cove: Tilly Rea, Nick Rea and Penny Streeter Rea (OBE)

Tripadvisor announced that Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate has been recognized as a 2022 Travellers’ Choice award winner as one of the best attractions worldwide. The award celebrates businesses that have received great reviews from travellers and diners around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Benguela Cove stood out by consistently delivering positive experiences to travellers, wine enthusiasts, families and diners. 

“Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Winners,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor.

“The Travellers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests. Ranking among the Travellers’ Choice winners is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. Whether it's using new technology, implementing safety measures, or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you've taken to meet travellers' new demands. You've adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity." 

Benguela Cove is a Unique South African Wine Destination, focused on sustainable tourism and farming practices. The estate is a World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Conservation Champion, located in the UNESCO designated Kogelberg Biosphere. 

This top Walker Bay Wine Estate boasts the longest stretch of ocean facing vineyards (2,7km) grown at the lowest altitude (3m) above sea level.

The Cellar Door is open every day and offers a variety of experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy. Enjoy a complimentary Lighthouse Collection Moody Lagoon Wine Tasting when you visit - and save 20% when you buy a case or more.

Enjoy dining like never before in the Cape Winelands at Benguela Cove’s award-winning Moody Lagoon Restaurant. Located on the banks of the moody Bot River lagoon, in an elevated setting, you can enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and Atlantic Ocean. With outdoor and indoor seating options and private dining available, delectable dishes are prepared with the finest, freshest, seasonal ingredients. Experience the new Winter Tasting Menus and book your table now for an exceptional dining experience and a Winter of Content at Benguela Cove. 

There is so much to do and see, with top attractions including: vineyard safaris and pontoon boat cruises; wine tastings and food pairing experiences; the Art of Living Exhibition at Benguela Art Gallery, accommodation and luxury stays - and for children Benguela Splash! and 18-hole Adventure Golf and Blackbeard's Diner.

Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove

Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove

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Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove is set in the heart of the Benguela Cove winery complex.   The restaurant is in an elevated setting with expansive views of the lagoon and the Atlantic ocean...