Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Stellenbosch

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Stellenbosch. This relaxing city is known for its university setting, spas and cafés. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Stellenbosch

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Stellenbosch a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stellenbosch Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Vredenheim Estate (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • De Zalze Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Van Ryn Brandy Cellar (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Rustenberg Estate (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Waterford Wine Estate (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Stellenbosch

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Stellenbosch is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • University of Stellenbosch Botanical Garden (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Butterfly World Tropical Garden (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Blue Rock Adventure Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Paarl Rock (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Stellenbosch

The nearest airport is in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Stellenbosch?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 193 vacation rentals near Stellenbosch. From 65 Houses to 27 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Stellenbosch for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre: 425 vacation rentals
  • De Zalze Golf Club: 336 vacation rentals
  • Coetzenburg Stadium: 343 vacation rentals
  • The Stellenbosch Village Museum: 343 vacation rentals
  • Stellenbosch University: 343 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stellenbosch 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 Stellenbosch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 65 Houses in Stellenbosch. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stellenbosch include:

  • Villas: 27 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stellenbosch?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 118 vacation rentals with pool available in Stellenbosch. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.