Where to stay around Stellenbosch?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 276 holiday lettings near Stellenbosch. From 90 apartments to 90 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Stellenbosch is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • De Zalze Golf Club: 266 holiday lettings
  • Lanzerac Wine Estate: 271 holiday lettings
  • Pearl Valley Golf Course: 153 holiday lettings
  • Stellenbosch University: 273 holiday lettings
  • L'Ormarins Estate Wines: 197 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Stellenbosch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 90 apartments in Stellenbosch. Our other popular types of Stellenbosch holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stellenbosch?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 169 holiday homes with pool available in Stellenbosch. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental House in Stellenbosch, South Africa, Your Home Away From Home

    Fondly referred to as the “City of Oaks” the town of Stellenbosch, in the Western Cape province of South Africa, is the second oldest European settlement after the city of Cape Town. The town is also situated close to the Jonkershoek Mountain range and nature reserve which means that visitors on a Stellenbosch holiday can look forward to many busy days until it is time to return home!

    Things to Do on Holiday in Stellenbosch, South Africa

    Due to its location, visitors on a Stellenbosch holiday can spend many hours of the day indulging in a variety of activities both in and around the town. Examples of the type of activities that are available for visitors to try out are golf, swimming, tennis, roller-blading, windsurfing, diving, mountain biking, horse riding and mountaineering. Stellenbosch also has some wonderful art galleries and museums.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Stellenbosch, South Africa

    One of the most popular locations for day trips for travellers on a Stellenbosch holiday is a day spent at the coastal town of Hermanus. This town is approximately 60 miles away from Stellenbosch but the journey is well worth it for what lies at the other end. Not only is Hermanus a naturally beautiful place to behold, it is also the centre for whale-watching in the Western Cape region. The whales can be seen really clearly from land at this point and Hermanus is the only place in the world to have its own dedicated “Whale Crier” who blows a kelp horn to alert people to when whales have been spotted off of the shoreline!

    Weather in Stellenbosch, South Africa

    By booking a Stellenbosch holiday rental house, you are guaranteed to be privy to some amazing weather, no matter what time of the year you decide to go. Most travellers head for the town during the summer months, between November and March, as it is usually very hot (as much as 26 degrees Celsius during the daytime). If you do not enjoy the heat, then it is best to book a Stellenbosch holiday for the cooler months of June, July and August when the temperature falls to around 18 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 15 inches with June tending to be the wettest month.

    Travel to Stellenbosch, South Africa

    If you decide that a Stellenbosch holiday will be right up your street then you can fly easily from the UK to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) which is just over half an hour’s journey from the town. Air operators that offer travellers cheap, frequent flights to Cape Town include KLM, Emirates, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways. Passengers can leave the UK from various large airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), Heathrow (LHR), Cardiff (CWL) and Newcastle (NCL).

    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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Stellenbosch a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • 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)

    Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Stellenbosch

    Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

    • 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)