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Welcome to Somerset West, South Africa


Windermere/ Quinn´s HOLIDAY HOME is situated in the picturesque town of Somerset West in the heart of the Western Cape. It is also the spring board to the renowned "Garden Route" as well as to the gate of the great "Winelands" district of South Africa. Simply the ideal holiday destination for day trips in this beautiful part of the world.


Somerset West    Cape Town


Attractions in and around Somerset West:

  • the historic Wine Estate Vergelegen
  • the Championchip Golf Course Erinvale
  • additional excellent golf courses for any handicap golfer
  • the Sir Lowery's Pass – 3 Pass Tour
  • Monkey Town to the east of Somerset West
  • splendour's beaches in close proximity
  • excellent shopping opportunities
  • excellent restaurants
  • the Helderberg Nature Reserve, with its plentiful bird and plant life, creating a paradise for nature lover
  • tennis, cycling, horse riding, angling, diving or surfing


Clock Tower  Penguin  Sunset


Attractions for extravagant day trips:

  • Table Mountain - 1087m above sea level, the true trade mark of Cape Town, can be scaled by foot or by panoramic cable car
  • V&A Waterfront - old harbour, historic buildings, shopping and culinary paradise, meeting spot for many and for everybody
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens - founded 1913, on approximately 600ha you will find more than 6000 species of plants, from Protea to Pansy
  • Robben Island - this is home to thousands of penguins, seals, ostriches, springboks and turtles. Nelson Mandela was held prisoner here in cell number 5
  • False Bay - including Muizenberg, Kalk Bay, Fish Hoek, Simons Town and Cape Point. The most scenic drive over Chapman's Peak down Chapman's Peak Drive
  • Winelands - Stellenbosch, Franschoek and Paarl, traditional as well as the most modern wine estates. Here you will find the most " Heavenly Drops " of the Cape
  • Hermanus - fascinating whale watching points. From June to December you may catch sight of up to 80 whales at a time. Mothers with calves
  • Cape Agulhas - the most southern tip of Africa, where Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet

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