Relax in stunning Somerset West accommodation options
Cape Town is one of the most popular tourist destinations for local travelers and international visitors alike, so it stands to reason that a bustling town such as Somerset West is packed full of luxurious accommodation! Somerset West is located only 30 minutes outside of Cape Town, allowing for easy access to the city's popular attractions and amenities. The accommodation in Somerset West ranges from tastefully finished self-catering cottages and bachelor units to up-market, modern hotels and guesthouses. It is a visually stunning coastal town, situated close to several beaches within False Bay, the closest of which is the beach at Strand at a mere 6km from the city centre!
As well as being a fabulous beach venue for locals and visitors, Somerset West is home to the wine farm, Vergelegen, an impressive 18th century farmhouse built in Cape Dutch style, and this beautiful antique building takes pride of place on the land of a still-operating wine farm, which produces some of South Africa's finest wines. For people looking to spend time sipping on luscious red and white wine, a wine tasting visit is possible both in Somerset West itself and at the surrounding Stellenbosch vineyards. If you are looking for an extra special Christmas activity, book into your choice of some of the high quality accommodation in Somerset West and let the whole family enjoy the town's annual display of Christmas lights along the Main Road. It is a gorgeous annual tradition, and every year people come from around country to drive down Main Road to take in the brilliant display of glittering lights, bells, angels, reindeer, candles other Christmas delights! The Helderberg Lights Festival (also known as the Strawberry Festival) is another traditional event at the same time of year that complements these lights. When the Main Road is closed off in the evening, visitors will floats, parades and flea market stalls gathered under the lights. A visit to these two festive celebrations is sure to be a wonderful outing for the entire family!
Somerset West itself is a beautiful town, with gorgeous vistas to be seen, from coastal seascapes to lush greenery and imposing mountain combining to create views to rival any Cape Town city. If you are looking for retail therapy during your stay in this bustling town, there is a wide variety of shopping centres available, offering both well-known retail stores as well as more local stores. One of the more popular centres is the Somerset Mall, which has a wide selection of stores to satisfy even the most discerning of shoppers.
If you are in need of a place to stay for a short or even extended period of time, then please feel free to browse through the advertisements below to choose the perfect accommodation in Somerset West.
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