At only 45km from Cape Town CBD, Somerset West is home to a grand mix of wine farms, top-notch restaurants, world-class golf courses, and adrenaline-inducing adventure activities.
With an onsite coffee shop set under a large oak tree, this cottage provides a relaxing retreat with small private terrace and large shared picnic and garden area. Just a few minutes walk will take you to a selection of restaurants and a short drive will land you on stretch of white sandy beach.
The Helderberg Wine Route has some of the best wine estates in the country where you can spend the afternoon sipping on fine wines, and snacking on platters. Also close to Somerset West is Strand Beach, a gorgeous three-mile stretch of white sand and phenomenal waves attracting families and surfers alike. Somerset Mall is the areas local large mall with everything you need under one roof, including shops, restaurants, movie theatres and 10-pin bowling. The Helderberg Mountains and Helderberg Nature Reserve are a trail lovers dream with a number of different routes for hiking, mountain biking and adventure sports. For a bit more adrenaline, visit Blue Rock. Blue Rock has the lake in Cape Town that caters for water sports, as well as a diving academy that runs scuba courses. There is cable water skiing, wake boarding, slalom, and a paintball course. For those looking for a bit of cultural activity Somerset West has a large number of small art galleries to visit, and a few museums and theatres. Somerset West also offers a great opportunity to get up close and personal with an adult cheetah at The Cheetah Outreach where projects are run to help save these magnificent near endangered creatures.
Things to Know
Onsite laundry available at additional cost
Breakfast available at additional cost
Onsite coffee shop
Crib available on request