Where to stay around Wilderness?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 33 holiday lettings near Wilderness. From 14 Houses to 3 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wilderness for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wilderness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wilderness. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Victoria Bay Beach: 36 holiday lettings
  • Wilderness National Park: 36 holiday lettings
  • Garden Route Botanical Garden: 34 holiday lettings
  • Sedgefield Beach: 58 holiday lettings
  • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve: 53 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Wilderness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Wilderness. Our other popular types of Wilderness holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I rent beach rentals in Wilderness?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 11 beach rentals in Wilderness. You have also many other possibilities in Wilderness area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 6 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 2 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wilderness?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Wilderness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Wilderness, South Africa, Your Home Away From Home

    The popular seaside town of Wilderness is located along the so called scenic ‘Garden Route’ of the Western Cape region of South Africa. The town’s main claim to fame is that it was the home of former South African President, P.W. Botha, before he died in 2006. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Wilderness will find that there is a good choice of self catering rental accommodation available in the town and the surrounding countryside. There are apartments and houses within the town, or those on a more generous budget may wish to rent a more luxurious villa, affording spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Wilderness, South Africa

    Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Wilderness will discover that the town boasts all the seaside attractions you would expect. These attractions include a great beach, offering visitors a wide choice of watersports. It is also the perfect place to relax and top up their tan, whilst soaking up the warm African sun. Wilderness is the perfect base from where visitors can hire a car to explore the Garden Route. The Garden Route is a scenic coastal highway, named after the many lakes and lagoons along its route, which are surrounded by lush and ecologically diverse vegetation. There are also a number of nature and marine reserves to be found along the Garden Route. These reserves are the natural habitats for a diverse collection of marine life, including dolphins and seals.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Wilderness, South Africa

    Most visitors looking to spend their holidays in Wilderness will travel to the nearby city of George. The largest city along the Garden Route, George offers tourists a number of interesting historic landmarks and tourist attractions. These include the Slave Tree, which is a national monument. This English Oak is so called due the symbolic lock and chain embedded in its ancient trunk. The Garden Route Botanical Garden is another popular attraction in George, as is the Outeniqua Transport Museum, home to an extensive collection of carriages and steam locomotives.

    Weather in Wilderness, South Africa

    Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Wilderness will discover that the Western Cape region of South Africa enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Summers in Wilderness are warm, with temperatures often reaching the early 40s degrees Celsius. Winters are mild, with temperatures generally varying between 10 and 20 degrees Celsius. Wilderness and the Garden Route as a whole does experience some of the highest rainfall levels in South Africa, with an average annual figure of around 28 inches.

    Travel to Wilderness, South Africa

    Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Wilderness will first fly to the nearest international airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), some 270 miles to the west of the resort. There are a number of airlines operating flights here from the UK, including British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic. These operators offer direct flights from London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Wilderness

    Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Wilderness has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sedge Links Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Garden Route Botanical Garden (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • Kingswood Golf Estate (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
    • Fancourt Golf Estate (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
    • Redberry Farm (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Wilderness

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Wilderness

    Travellers enjoy Wilderness for its beaches and wildlife. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Wilderness. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Wilderness National Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Victoria Bay Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Sedgefield Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
    • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
    • Diaz Beach (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)