South Africa is gaining a growing reputation for the quality of its wines, and by taking a holiday rental cottage in Robertson Valley, you will be in the heart of one of the wine producing regions. A holiday in Robertson valley is not just for wine lovers, though, it is also suitable for anyone that wishes to relax among tranquil surroundings, with mountains close by and vast tracts of countryside. Self catering accommodation in Robertson Valley makes an ideal place to get-away-from-it-all, and let the stresses of everyday life melt away.
There are many activities that you can partake in whilst on holiday in Robertson Valley. The whole area is suitable for any number of pursuits, whether it is a gentle cycle through the countryside, or a more strenuous hike up one of the mountains. You can drop a line in a nearby river, or take a horse out for a half or full day’s trek. Whatever you decide to do, remember to end the day with a glass of wine and watch the stars come out at night – the sky will never have seemed clearer than when viewed from you’re holiday rental cottage in Robertson Valley.
There are many things to see whilst on holiday in Robertson valley, and most likely the first thing will be to take a visit to a vineyard or two. Here, you will be able to find out more about the grape growing and wine making process, whilst of course sampling a glass or two! There are many scattered throughout the valley, and you could combine it with a day’s cycle ride. A little farther away are the two charming towns of Montagu and Robertson, where you can find out a little more about the history of the area. Cape Town is a two hour drive away from your holiday rental cottage in Robertson Valley, and a day trip here is recommended even if it is to just see Table Mountain.
The seasons in South Africa are almost opposite to those in the UK. So, during the peak summer months of February and March the temperatures are at their highest, and can reach 40 degrees Celsius. It is fortunately a dry heat though, and the norm is for averages to be 25 degrees. The winter months can be considerably cooler, with temperatures getting as low as the single digits. The best time of year to visit, would be anytime between December and April.
Your holiday in Robertson valley will first begin by landing at the main international airport in Cape Town (CPT). It is a long flight from the UK, so be prepared! However, British Airways offer a very comfortable service out of London Heathrow (LHR) as do Virgin Atlantic. From the airport it is just slightly less than a two hour drive to your holiday rental cottage in Robertson Valley.