This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Cheetah Outreach, Strand Golf Club and Heidelberg Golf Club. Lourensford ...
Somerset West is a business-friendly neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood's college atmosphere and natural features are just a couple of its charming qualities. Outdoor settings, such as the mountains, sea, and lake, attract many visitors. Somerset West's hotels and accommodation make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Cape Town area.
Some top local attractions include the university, theme park, and wineries. At Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum, Eskom Palmiet Visitor Centre, and Rupert Museum, you'll learn about local culture. Van Ryn Brandy Cellar, VOC Kruithuis, and Fick House are well-known local landmarks. Cheetah Outreach, Monkey Town Primate Centre, and Blue Rock Adventure Park are family favorites.
Popular activities in the area include golfing, shopping, and being pampered at a spa. Don't forget to bring your golf clubs for an outing at Erinvale Golf Club, Strand Golf Club, or De Zalze Golf Club. Bikini Beach, Kogel Bay Beach, and Kleinmond Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Helderberg Nature Reserve, Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, or Betty's Bay Penguin Colony. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Vergelegen Wine Estate, Stellenbosch Golf Club, and Spier Wine Estate.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Newlands Stadium and Boulders Beach. You can also stop by Cape Town Film Studios, Vredenheim Estate, and Oude Libertas Amphitheatre.
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Van Der Stel Station, Somerset West Station, or Strand Station.
Somerset West is 16.7 miles (26.9 km) from the airport in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.).