Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Somerset West is ready to explore

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Somerset West. This city's coral reefs, seafood restaurants and shark watching draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Somerset West

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Somerset West has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cheetah Outreach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Strand Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Erinvale Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Vergelegen Wine Estate (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Monkey Town Primate Centre (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Blue Rock Adventure Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Somerset West

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Somerset West is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Helderberg Nature Reserve (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Harmony Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Blue Rock Adventure Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Bikini Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • University of Stellenbosch Botanical Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Somerset West

The nearest airport is in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), located 15.6 mi (25.2 km) from the city centre.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Somerset West Station or Van Der Stel Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Somerset West?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 168 holiday rentals around Somerset West. From 52 holiday houses to 60 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Somerset West is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Somerset West?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Somerset West:

  • Heldervue: 21 holiday homes
  • Westridge: 21 holiday homes
  • Firgrove Rural: 42 holiday homes
  • Audas Estate: 18 holiday homes
  • Rome Glen: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Somerset West?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Somerset West. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lourensford Wine Estate: 338 holiday rentals
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve: 334 holiday rentals
  • Somerset West Station: 310 holiday rentals
  • Cheetah Outreach: 332 holiday rentals
  • Louis Leipoldt Medi-Clinic: 1,709 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Somerset West listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Somerset West?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 52 Houses in Somerset West. Our other popular types of Somerset West holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 60 holiday houses
  • Villas: 21 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Somerset West?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 109 holiday homes with pool available in Somerset West. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.