The town of Somerset West, nestled on the slopes of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, lies between this majestic mountain range and False Bay, some 40 kilometres east of Cape Town
The nearest major airport is Cape Town International Airport
located in Cape Town, South Africa. It is about 26 kilometres from the center of Somerset West where owners of many charming and diverse vacation rental accommodation such as apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental, look forward to welcoming you and your family.
The entire region is renowned for its Mediterranean-like climate, scenic beauty, white sandy beaches, flora and fauna, wine and fruit, gastronomic experiences, friendly hospitality and historical heritage
. Somerset West is the residential and commercial hub of the Helderberg Basin making it the ideal vacation home rental destination.
Situated high up in the mountains
in a tranquil setting with spectacular, panoramic sea and mountain views
you will find a diverse selection of charismatic vacation rental accommodations such as apartment rental, condo rental, villa rental, and cottages.
Somerset West is the heart of wine country.
Major wine estates that surround the town form part of the greater Stellenbosch
wine route. Franschoek, Paarl and Wellington wine routes are only 35 minutes' away. The Elgin fruit route starts about 15 kilometres outside of Somerset West and one has excellent access to the coastal whale route and vacation rental lodging.
The Helderberg Nature Reserve
in Somerset West has a diverse bird life as has the Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary
- a wetland with examples of waterfowl, migrant waders and Ethiopian Snipe. There are a number of walks, trails and golf courses in the area, close to apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals. Not to be forgotten is the Indibano African Craft Village, a family favourite located at the foot of Sir Lowry's Pass.
Hidden in 600 acres of forest, fynbos and vineyards on the edge of the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, luxurious vacation rental accommodation such as villas will provide you with a relaxing ultimate romantic getaway
Quaint buildings in side streets are charming features of this historic town, filled with delightful boutiques
offering wine, flowers, chocolates, books, fabrics, jewellery, and antiques. Everything you might require for afternoon’s diversion while staying in vacation rentals!
Whether you are planning a relaxing holiday to escape and unwind, or a trip packed with adventure and new experiences, Somerset Hill vacation rentals are the perfect choice of accommodations for your holiday. Rent holiday accommodations directly from owners of villa rentals, apartment rentals, home rentals and condo rentals while exploring the diverse and picturesque Cape.