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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Helderberg, South Africa your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in a scenic location should look no further than Helderberg in South Africa. Located in the Western Cape in the south west corner of the country there are many interesting things to see and do in Helderberg. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, apartments and villas.

Things to do on holiday to Helderberg, South Africa

Helderberg has some beautiful sandy beaches ideal for sunbathing and various watersports such as swimming, windsurfing, surfing and braaing. Visitors can charter boats for deep sea fishing trips or just enjoy a sailing excursion along the coast. The vineyards, beaches and mountain backdrop provide great places for hiking and cycling. A number of golf courses are located in the area including the nine-hole Helderberg Village Golf Course. This is an excellent wine making region so a visit to the vineyards to participate in some wine tasting is recommended with private tours available across the region. Visitors to the area can also have fun riding quad bikes or taking a horse ride by the sea. The Helderberg region has a variety of shops including places where visitors can purchase souvenirs, arts and crafts as well as other items. Self catering holidaymakers will find stores and market stalls selling food and beverages. The Helderberg area also has a many bars, coffee shops and restaurants with a good variety of cuisine.

Places to visit on holiday to Helderberg, South Africa

The area in and around Helderberg has many places of interest including museums and galleries such as the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum and the Hein van Huyssteen Art Gallery. Guided walks of Lwandle Township take in a library, hostel and an arts and crafts centre. Holidaymakers will find plenty of areas of natural beauty, not least the Helderberg Nature Reserve and Steenbras Gorge. For those who like animal sanctuaries then Monkey Town is well worth a visit with over 230 primates roaming freely. Cape Town is just over half an hour’s drive from Helderberg and has many more interesting places to visit including the famous Table Mountain.

Weather in Helderberg, South Africa

The Western Cape weather generally has warm, dry summers and mild, moist winters. The wettest month is usually June with an average of 93mm rainfall. The warmest months are January and February with an average temperature of 21 degrees centigrade, whilst in June, July and August the average is approximately 13 degrees centigrade.

Travel to Helderberg, South Africa

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is approximately 30 minutes drive from Helderberg and has flights to and from various cities. These include the other main cities of South Africa as well as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. There are seasonal flights from Frankfurt and Munich in Germany. Numerous car rental firms have counters in the international and domestic arrivals terminals. These include Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Europcar, First Car Rental, Hertz, National Alamo and Tempest.

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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    An excellent property only close to the beach.

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Watt Nott. The property is extremely well equipped with everything you could possible require. In the event only 5 people were able to stay in the house, so there was ample room. We might have struggled though if all beds had been occupied as access to the roof terrace meant going through one of the double bedrooms. The pool was a great attraction, but unseasonably high winds left it with rather a lot of debris to clear out each morning from the nearby trees. Besides the roof terrace, there is a lovely garden and well sheltered courtyard in which to unwind and enjoy a glass of wine - or two. Close to shops and supermarkets, in-house catering was a breeze. Plenty of places nearby to eat out too. Access in and out of Cape Town is easy, and only 35 mins to/from the Airport. For a family holiday base, this is the ideal spot.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                    Nice house in a quiet location

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Well appointed air-conditioned house in a secure gated estate. Very quiet with good views to False Bay at Strand and Gordon's Bay. Adjacent to nature reserve and wonderful selection of birds visited the garden. Jeanie and Leon are on site and very helpful should any problems arise. Easy access to Stellenbosch and all the vineyards around. Try the restaurant at Clos Malverne wine estate, Devon Valley Road for their four course wine-pairing lunch, which included six full glasses of superb wine, all for less than £60 for two. You will need a taxi! We will use again for a future visit to Cape Town area. Thank you Martin.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 13-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                    Superb property

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    The property is exactly as shown in the photos. We found it hard to tear ourselves away from the stunning views over the harbour from the patios. We loved the drive along the stunning R44 coastal road with its beautiful beaches. The friendly owners and manager went out of their way to make sure our stay was perfect in every way.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Nov 2016