Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Somerset West is ready to explore

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

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Somerset West

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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 center.

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

Where to stay around Somerset West?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 147 vacation rentals near Somerset West. From 50 Houses to 54 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Somerset West for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Somerset West?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Somerset West. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Strand Golf Club: 282 vacation rentals
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve: 298 vacation rentals
  • Cheetah Outreach: 286 vacation rentals
  • Pearl Valley Golf Course: 181 vacation rentals
  • L'Ormarins Estate Wines: 235 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Somerset West?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 50 Houses in Somerset West. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Somerset West include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 54 rentals available
  • Villas: 23 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Somerset West?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 91 vacation rentals with pool available in Somerset West. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.