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About Somerset West

Nestled between the immense vineyards of Stellenbosch and the lengthy Strand Beach lies Somerset West. This leafy and attractive town is on most South African’s wish list to either transfer to, or retire. Somerset West has in the past won international awards for prestigious property dev... read more

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Wine farm Cottage

Self Catering in Somerset West

The wineland cottage is a self catering unit, which consists of a single bedroom with an en suite bathroom and an ope...

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Woodlands Guest House

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Built in the 1930s, the original charm of this beautiful building has been kept for all to enjoy. Woodlands Guest Hou...

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Roosboom Luxury Guest Apartments

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Roosboom has five luxury self-catering apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes, surrounded by a beautiful landsca...

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Self-Catering Keravic

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Lying on the slopes of the Helderberg, the town is 6km inland from the False Bay coast and the resort towns of Strand...

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40 Winks Somerset West

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We offer Self-Catering or Cooked Breakfasts during the summer season and a Prepacked Breakfasts during the winter se...

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Milas Place

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Milas Place is situated in Somerset West, 200 m from Helderberg Bowls and 200 m from Playpark. Guests can enjoy the o...

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SomerZicht B&B and Self-Catering

Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering in Somerset West

SomerZicht is located in a very quiet and established suburb of Somerset West with magnificent views of the very impr...

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Chelaya Country Lodge

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Mike and Harriet Joao bought the farm in 1997 and for the next 13 years it was inhabited by thei...

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Bay View Overnight Accommodation

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Heldervue, Somerset West

Luxury Room Only accommodation with private entrance, Queen Bed, TV, selected DSTV Bouquet, CD/DVD player, Free Wi-Fi...

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Majorca House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Somerset West

On the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, with beautiful sea and mountain views over False Bay, lies Majorca House.
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Boutique Villa

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We have four spacious King/Twin rooms in the main house with en-suite bathrooms and three queen sized rooms in the co...

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Mooring House Guest Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Somerset West

Garden facing unit - Spacious room with en-suite bathroom and seperate kitchenette. Own entrance and private patio ov...

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Guesthouse Summerlight

Guest Houses in Heldervue, Somerset West

All apartments are in a 600 sqm house on a generous plot. The property is very quiet and has a beautiful garden with ...

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Easy Five Bed and Breakfast

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Easy Five is a charming Cape Town-area guesthouse nestled between the waters of False Bay and the Hottentots Holland ...

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Vredenburg Manor House

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Unwind in the farming atmosphere, relaxing next to the pool or in winter warming up next to the fireplace. Two hectar...

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Penny Lane Lodge

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We offer 6 self-catering units all with en-suite bathrooms sleeping between 2 and 4 people. There is free wireless i...

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Silver Forest Boutique Lodge and Spa

Boutique Hotels, Guest Lodge in Somerset West

Accommodation is air-conditioned with 43in SMART flat screen TV's. All units have private sun patios with loungers, a...

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At Winkfield House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Somerset West

At Winkfield House is situated on a 5000 square-meter stand in a unique, quiet and idyllic town called Somerset West,...

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Winelands Villa Guesthouse & Cottages

Cottages, Guest Houses in Somerset West

The Winelands Villa Guesthouse provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday in the heart of the Cape Win...

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Firmount Lodge

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Guest room 'Lion' a private entrance from the garden leads you into a well furnished en-suit room with queen size bed...

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Albourne Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Somerset West

Albourne guesthouse is different from the rest because all suites are exceptionaly large and very private. Most of th...

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Lourens River Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Somerset West

Lourens River Guest House is a house for all seasons, full of charm and a relaxed informal atmosphere. Come on holida...

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African Dreams - Somerset West

Apartments, Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Somerset West

AFRICAN DREAMS offers luxury accommodation with spectacular views, outstanding hospitality and service to the discern...

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AlphaBed B&B

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This charming thatched roof B&B offers stylish rooms, each of 3 rooms boasts ensuite bathroom and patio/lounge overlo...

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Somerset Villa Guesthouse

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A warm welcome to Somerset West Villa Guesthouse in Somerset West. Privacy is the greatest luxury at The Somerset Wes...

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Two Oaks Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Somerset West

Twelve rooms - Three deluxe rooms (full kitchen private lounge separate bedroom en-suite). Seven standard rooms (bedr...

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A Smart Stay Somerset West

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All Apartments are non-smoking App.shower and bath, Satellite TV,WLAN,Heater,Safe,Air condition,all with fully equipp...

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Khashamongo Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Somerset West

KHASHAMONGO Guesthouse is situated close to Cape Town in SOMERSET WEST and provides accommodation with a stunning vie...

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Huis Waveren

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Somerset West

Superb 4-star accommodation. Fully equipped spacious suites. All rates include a full breakfast. One self-catering ...

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Lalapanzi Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering in Somerset West

The self-catering lodges and en-suite B&B rooms all have stunning views across False Bay and Cape Point. Situated in ...

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Popular Destinations

Heldervue

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Vergelegen Estate, Meerlust Wine Estate

More info about Somerset West

Nestled between the immense vineyards of Stellenbosch and the lengthy Strand Beach lies Somerset West. This leafy and attractive town is on most South African’s wish list to either transfer to, or retire. Somerset West has in the past won international awards for prestigious property developments, landscaped gardens, green living spaces at retirement centres, even supermarket design awards!

Some of the finest wine farms are situated in Somerset West as is Erinvale, a leading Gary Player designed golf course. The town is a short distance too from the warm waters of the False Bay coast. And the Somerset Mall fills several blocks, a retail hub for the entire region.

The area is well watered and the climate temperate throughout the year.

Many residents of Somerset West are willing to commute to Cape Town daily (a 90km round trip) for the excellent quality of life that this town offers.

 

Top 10 reasons to visit Somerset West

1. Top up your wallet and go large at the Somerset Mall. With close to 200 retail shops, a busy food court and movie theatres, other outlets at the mall extend to hardware, furniture and sports warehouses. Somerset has 4 other smaller shopping centres scattered around the suburb for convenient shopping.

2. Several magnificent wine farms are located here. Enjoy wine tastings, cellar tours and exceptional meals (including upmarket picnic baskets) offered at the historic Vergelegen wine estate or at neighbouring Lourensford.

3. The Erinvale Golf Club once hosted the World Cup of Golf and is an exciting 18-hole course with the final few holes played up against the mountain slopes. A second course, the Somerset West Golf Club is less challenging but as scenic.

4. The popular Country Craft Market happens every fortnight during the summer months and stall owners offer African goods, ceramics, clothing, jewellery and various other unique products. Street food vendors offer a variety of food types in a relaxed garden-like atmosphere.

5. Hire a bike and cycle to Strand Beach, a 3km stretch of flat, white sandy beach. The waves are uniform and perfect for swimming and surfing newbies. Fishermen sell their fresh daily catch on the east side of the beachfront.

6. The cheetahs (and other species) at Cheetah Outreach are there to educate visitors on the plight of these animals. Cheetahs are regularly killed for their tendency to prey on sheep, however, this organisation trains Anatolian shepherd dogs for farmers to guard their livestock. Visitors are given an opportunity to enter the cheetah cages for up close encounters.

7. Catch a local production at the Somerset West Playhouse Theatre that includes comedy, family entertainment, a night of dancing and other staged events.

8. Get down to Triggerfish Brewing, a micro-brewery in Somerset West, to sample their innovative and unique craft beers that are seriously challenging the mainstream breweries for market share.

9. Visit the Skin Renewal Clinic that is managed and operated by doctors, for advice on skin treatment recommended after experiencing the hot African sun. Feel a whole lot younger following a 3D skin rejuvenation session.

10. Take a 1 hour tour of Monkey Town, a wildlife centre consisting mostly of monkeys and apes, along with a few Madagascan lemurs and a reptile park.

 

Transport

Somerset West is a 32km drive to the nearest airport, Cape Town International. The town has several car rental agencies or you could book your rental online. Rikki's Taxi's and Uber are your best options for a fast and reliable taxi service to or from Somerset West. There are a few shuttle service operators stationed in Somerset West.

 

Did you know?

Travel up to Spook Hill, then leave the car running – handbrake off – and watch as it rolls up a downhill! The road gives the illusion that the vehicle is defying gravity but this is obviously not the case. Make sure the road is clear before experimenting.

The nearby Hollands-Hottentot Mountains have some unusual names for the peaks. One is called Moordenaarskop (Dutch meaning murderer’s peak) after one member of a commando was killed by renegades. Another peak is called Pic Sans Nom (French for peak without a name).