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Somerset West

Accommodation, Events, Activities, Real Estate, Tours and Tourism

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Somersetwest  is to offer a comprehensive database of tourist and other related facilities for the Somerset West area, enabling the tourist to efficiently plan a visit to Somerset West and offering all establishments in Somerset West the opportunity to advertise on a highly visible Internet platform under the name of the town itself

Unlike most of the websites promoting tourism to the Western and Southern Cape, this Website is for Somerset West and the Strand alone, and the aim is to promote Tourist and Non Tourist related business from this area.


The list of pristine golf courses rivals any area in the country, with 10 of the countries finest 40 minutes drive or less away including: Arabella Western Cape, Hermanus, Strand, Somerset West, Erinvale Golf Estate, De Zalze at Spier, Stellenbosch, Devonvale, Pearl Valley & Bosch-en Meer.

Wine Tourism

In the heart of the Western Cape Wine Route, Somerset West and the Helderberg are boasts some very fine wine touring opportunities including: the prestigious Vergelegen and Lourensford wine estates. Only 15 scenic minutes of driving takes you onto the famous Stellenbosch Wine Route where you can taste fine wines in spectacular surroundings.

Helderberg Basin

Somerset West, Gordons Bay and Strand make up the Helderberg Basin.
There is a combination of action packed Mountains, warm Blue Ocean and white sandy beaches, making it one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the world.

A truly beautiful part of the world

The slopes of the mountains are covered in vineyards or botanical gardens. Whilst the Helderberg is a world of it’s own, it is still only 30 minutes drive from the center of Cape Town, 20 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport and 15 minutes from the beautiful town of Stellenbosch.