Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Somerset West is ready to explore

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


Sightseeing in and around Somerset West

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

  • 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 centre:

  • 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 centre.

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Somerset West?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday lettings around Somerset West. From 54 houses to 11 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Somerset West?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Somerset West:

  • Firgrove Rural: 42 holiday homes
  • Westridge: 21 holiday homes
  • Audas Estate: 18 holiday homes
  • Rome Glen: 15 holiday homes
  • Heldervue: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Somerset West? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Somerset West. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Somerset West Station: 316 holiday lettings
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve: 340 holiday lettings
  • Cheetah Outreach: 338 holiday lettings
  • L'Ormarins Estate Wines: 271 holiday lettings
  • N1 City Hospital: 1,724 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Somerset West listed on 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 Somerset West?

Yes, of course. offers 54 Houses in Somerset West. Our other popular types of Somerset West holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Somerset West?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 110 holiday homes with pool available in Somerset West. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.