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Somerset West Accommodation

Somerset West is conveniently located close to the beaches at the Strand and Gordon's Bay, as well as numerous wine farms. Somerset West contains a number of sporting facilities including several golf courses. The area between Somerset West and Stellenbosch also encompasses many vineyards and wineries (e.g. Rust-en-Vrede, Alto, J.P. Bredell) where visitors can sample and purchase wine.

The oldest remaining vineyard in South Africa, Vergelegen Wine Estate, is situated on the outskirts of Somerset West. The area also has its own community radio station, Radio Helderberg and is know for The Helderberg Nature Reserve, a 363 hectare natural wildlife preserve opened in 1964, containing a wide variety of smaller fauna (buck, tortoises and other reptiles) and outstanding specimens of indigenous flora such as protea and fynbos.

Somerset West
South Africa
34° 4' 46.3296" S
18° 50' 29.5908" E
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