The Winelands Villa Guesthouse provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday in the heart of the Cape Winelands on a beautiful property that covers more than 5 300 m².
Home away from home, our guesthouse is situated 5 minutes from the Strand beach, 20 minutes from Cape Town international Airport and 40 minutes from Cape Town Waterfront. We are also very close to Stellenbosch and various wine routes.
Our ten rooms and two self-catering cottages are tastefully decorated. All rooms are en-suite with shower, basin and toilet or full facilities with bath, shower, basin and toilet. They are fully equipped with tea and coffee facilities, heaters and television. All rooms are serviced daily and our in-house laundry services will take care of your laundry needs.
You can enjoy a relaxing drink on the deck with panoramic views or relax and take advantage of the South African sun at our sparkling swimming pool surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and perfect manicured lawns.
We have a cozy fireplace in our Lounge for the winter months.
We pride ourselves in giving our guests the warmest welcome and will endeavor to offer excellent service throughout your stay.
Outdoor swimming pool,
Free Wi-Fi / Wireless internet access,
Massages and health treatment arranged on request,
Braai / Barbecue area,
Pool Loungers and bath towels,
Storeroom for Golf equipment, bicycles,
Pets allowed (pre-arranged)
The present day Somerset West is a highly desirable national and international holiday destination and a popular residential area thanks to its location between the majestic mountains and its close distance from the sea and other major Cape highlights. The area is renowned for its state of the art golf courses, of which the most famous is the Erinvale golf course, designed by the South African golfer Gary Player.
Somerset West has a great infrastructure, the amenities of a premier holiday resort and a large shopping mall, Somerset Mall, with nearly 200 shops, boutiques, restaurants and more for your convenience.
The Cape Town City Centre is a forty minute drive away from the historical Somerset West. From here you have easy access to the beaches at Strand and Gordon’s Bay, and Sir Lowry’s Pass, which crosses the Hottentots Holland mountains with an impressive view over False Bay, into the Overberg and the Cape Peninsula, and then onto the abundant Garden Route.
In Room Facilities:
* Extra length beds and oversized duvets
* Top-quality bed linen
* Coffee and tea-making facilities
* Hair dryer
* Personal digital safe
* Vergelegen Wine Estate
* Somerset Mall
* Plenty Wine Estates
* Helderberg Nature Reserve
The Cape Winelands is a food and wine paradise. But with so many wine estates and restaurants in the area, it can be tricky to pick one! That's why we have created a list of the top ones, including Rust en Vrede, Terroir, Tokara, Stefanies, Ben's on the Beach, Ernie Els, Warwick, Bilton, Waterford and Blaauwklippen so that you can choose from the best.
Why not treat yourself to a massage or beauty treatment at one of the many nearby day-spas? Whether you are on holiday or a business trip, you deserve to come and relax!
Whether you want to go for a stroll or have some fun in the sun and sand, there are beautiful beaches only a couple of minutes away from the Guesthouse.
Other activities include horse riding, shark-cage diving, whale watching, safaris, wine tasting, helicopter rides, hot air ballooning, township tours, fly-fishing, running tracks, mountain biking (MTB) trails, hiking and so much more!
Cheetah Sanctuary Paardevlei Somerset West: The Cheetah Outreach assists the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in their efforts to ensure the survival of the free-ranging cheetah. This is done through education programmes that increase the awareness of the diminishing numbers of free-ranging cheetahs in the wild.
Shark Cage Diving: Best Months July to October, however sightings can be made all through the year. White Shark Adventures provides a complete package. Collection and drop-off, full English Breakfast, all equipment and drinks as well as a commemorative DVD and certificate of completion are included in a full day package. During the whale watching period the transport will take clients back along the beautiful coastal route to Somerset West stopping at the whale viewing points for viewing and photographic opportunities.
Whale Watching Viewing & Boat Based: Based in Gaansbaai; Dyer Island Cruises run boat based whale watching excursions and vehicle based tours of Gaansbaai and the surroundings areas to maximize the viewing of the annual whales visit to South Africa.
Wine Tasting & Cellar Tours: From the local quaint wine estates of Somerset West and the Helderberg to the Huguenot inspired Cape Dutch homesteads, award winning restaurants and wine estates of Franschhoek these regions offer an unlimited array of wine tasting, sight seeing and activities suitable for visitors of all ages.