Stellenbosch, South Africa
Stellenbosch, located in South Africa in the Western Cape province, is 50 km (31 miles) east of Cape Town and is one of the oldest European settlements in South Africa. It is known as the city of oaks due to its many oak trees. Stellenbosch is well known for the Cape Winelands wine region and the Cape Dutch farmhouses.
- Bergkelder Wine Centre in Stellenbosch
- Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre
- Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm
- Follow a walking tour of Stellenbosch for fascinating glimpses of colonial Dutch architecture
- Take a Full Moon Hike with Dirtopia Trail Centre and watch the sunset over Table Mountain
- Mountain bike the Tokai Forest Route, cycling through lush expanses of green surrounded by pine, gum and eucalyptus trees
Winter temperatures in Stellenbosch average 16ºC (61ºF); summer temperatures range from 22ºC to 34ºC (72ºF to 93ºF). Stellenbosch experiences 15 hours of sunlight during mid-summer.
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport is the Cape Town International Airport; the N2 and R310 roads bring visitors to Stellenbosch from there. Several trains run each day between Stellenbosch and Cape Town.
It is quite easy to get around town on foot, as it is a small town. Bicycles are good for those who want to get around a little faster. Be aware that there are no street signs; the street names are on the edge of the sidewalks, written in Arikaans and yellow paint.
13 hotels in Stellenbosch,
Offering excellent services, Village at Spier is an ideal place to refuge as well to explore the attractions of the city. LocationLocated in the heart of Stellenbosch wine lands, Village at Spier... More
Featuring comfortable accommodations with a seamless fusion of old-world charm and modern facilities, Rivierbos Guest House Stellenbosch makes for an ideal base for discerning travellers in this... More
Being in the historic centre of Stellenbosch, capital of South Africa's most famous wine route, Stellenbosch Hotel with its quality accommodation, convenient facilities and friendly service is the... More
Oude Werf Hotel Stellenbosch offers comfortable accommodation and friendly services for travellers in South Africa. This property is within easy walking distance from shops, museums and art... More
Surrounded by beautiful vineyards, Kleine Zalze Lodge Stellenbosch is an ultimate getaway. Sublime pleasures, magnificent views and lavish comforts are offered by this property. This lodge has... More
The 5 Seasons Guest House Stellenbosch presents an exceptional atmosphere of a very personal managed house, which gives you utmost privacy as well as immense comfort and pleasure. GeneralSpend a... More
Featuring classic elegance and modern conveniences, Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel & Spa Stellenbosch makes for an ideal base for discerning business and leisure travellers visiting Stellenbosch. This... More
The Wild Mushroom Hotel BB welcomes Stellenbosch travellers to a former manor house turned luxury retreat set with palm trees and landscape garden, offering easy access to different wine estates.... More
Offering all the facilities the Protea Stellenbosch Hotel Cape Winelands is the perfect place to reside. GeneralThe hotel has been designed specifically to cater for the needs of the conference... More