The Leeu Collection is the manifestation of the vision of founder Analjit Singh (aka BAS) for sophisticated escapes and unique guest experiences. The hospitality portfolio currently comprises one Five star Premium-star and two five-star boutique properties in South Africa’s Winelands: Leeu Estates, a five-star premium 22-room country house and boutique winery in the Franschhoek valley; Leeu House, an exclusive 12-room hotel in the heart of Franschhoek village; and Le Quartier Français, a romantic 32-room hotel including two independent villas, also located in the village. Within the Leeu Collection’s portfolio in Franschhoek is the partnerships with Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines and Everard Read Franschhoek, completing the offering in South Africa. The first acquisition outside of South Africa was Linthwaite House, a 36-room country retreat overlooking Windermere in England’s scenic Lake District, followed by Leeu Villa Querce, a luxury hotel with pristine gardens in Florence, Italy (opening 2022). Both the historic center of Florence and the Lake District are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.