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Even though the town of Somerset West remains a mostly residential settlement, it can be a good base point for trips to Cape Town or exploring the nature reserves of the Cape Peninsula. Boasting a picturesque countryside setting, the charming town offers visitors a number of exquisite restaurants, wine estates, and golf courses. On a holiday in Somerset West, you can take advantage of its proximity to some of the Cape's pristine beaches, or get in touch with nature on the surrounding hiking trails and scenic picnic spots. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Somerset West trip itinerary using our South Africa travel itinerary planner.

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Popular things to do in Somerset West

Vergelegen Estate ©
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Vergelegen Estate
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Cheetah Outreach - Somerset West ©
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Cheetah Outreach - Somerset West
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Wine Escapes
Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Escapes
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Helderberg Nature Reserve ©
Hiking Trail
Helderberg Nature Reserve
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Somerset West

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Stellenbosch
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
Boschendal Wine Estate ©
Historic Site
Boschendal Wine Estate Groot Drakenstein
4.0
Duration: 4 hours
Franschhoek Pass ©
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Franschhoek Pass Franschhoek
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
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Stony Point Penguin Colony Betty's Bay
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Somerset West

Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Waterkloof Wines ©
Winery / Vineyard
Waterkloof Wines
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Morgenster Wine Farm and Olive Estate ©
Winery / Vineyard
Morgenster Wine Farm and Olive Estate
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Erinvale Golf Club ©
Golf Course
Erinvale Golf Club
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Wineries in Somerset West

Lourensford Wine Estate ©
Winery / Vineyard
Lourensford Wine Estate
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Flagstone Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Flagstone Winery
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
The Taster
Wine Tour / Tasting
The Taster
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Journey's End Vineyards ©
Winery / Vineyard
Journey's End Vineyards
3.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Somerset West

Lourensford Market ©
Flea Market
Lourensford Market
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Somerset Mall ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Somerset Mall
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Avontuur Wine Estate ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Avontuur Wine Estate
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Denga Decorations Candles and more ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Denga Decorations Candles and more
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

Spas in Somerset West

Somerset West Wellness ©
Spa
Somerset West Wellness
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Life Retreat Studio ©
Spa / Wellness
Life Retreat Studio
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Spiral Aloe
Spa
Spiral Aloe
4.0
Duration: 4 hours
The Spa at Silver Forest ©
Spa
The Spa at Silver Forest
3.8
Duration: 4 hours
Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Spier Wine Farm ©
Winery / Vineyard
Spier Wine Farm Stellenbosch
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Shark Diving
Shark Diving Gansbaai
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
Waterford Estate ©
Winery / Vineyard
Waterford Estate Stellenbosch
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Where to stay in Somerset West

You'll easily find a number of options for your stay in Somerset West, mostly cozy guesthouses and bed and breakfasts. Some budget-friendly lodgings exist, while mid-market options remain plentiful and include rental apartments and stylish lodges.
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