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You might come to Cape Town for the Robben Island Museum, or the thrilling hike up Platteklip Gorge to the top of Table Mountain, or the beaches at Clifton. Similarly, you make for the Cape Winelands for the varietals and the scenery (which is like Napa spliced with New Zealand: breathtaking). Here are two effortless, and elegant, ways to introduce some of the most dynamic South African contemporary art into your days: stay at Ellerman House in town, and Delaire Graff Estate, near Stellenbosch, in the Winelands. The former is one of the more original integrations of fine art and hospitality I’ve seen, with important works dispersed throughout the public spaces and extensive grounds, and gathered in a gorgeous onsite gallery in which dedicated specialists offer private tours. The collection ranges from early 19th-century seascapes by Thomas Bowler through to portraits by the urbanist-musician Gerard Sekoto. At Delaire Graff, meanwhile, more than 400 works from Laurence Graff’s personal collection are on permanent view, and feature internationally renowned South African artists including Lionel Smit, Deborah Bell and William Kentridge. (Other highlights: the outrageously indulgent villas, each with their own pool, and a sunset supper on the terrace at Indochine.), from about £555., from about £900