Why Travel Here?
The Stellenbosch winelands are situated on the Southern tip of Africa, less than 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport.
Stellenbosch is South Africa’s wine and gourmet capital and it is South Africa’s second oldest town. There is nothing old about Stellenbosch, it has a vibrant, youthful culture thanks to the University, some of the world’s top wines, delicious local food and lots for the whole family to experience.
Stellenbosch is situated in the Cape Winelands region of the Western Cape, South Africa. The second oldest town in South Africa, founded by Simon van der Stel in 1679 and renowned for its Cape Dutch buildings, university, rugby and wines. Stellenbosch lies in a fertile valley surrounded by vineyards, orchards and mountains. It is an academic and farming community and is one of the best preserved towns in South Africa.
Apart from all the wonderful wine estates, most of the accommodation establishments caters for all budgets - bed and breakfasts, self catering, hotels, lodges and many more options.
Stellenbosch has a small-town aura with a leisurely lifestyle in an atmosphere where art, music and theatre takes first place. Only half-an-hour's drive from Cape Town and the many attractions, visitors have the best of both worlds.
Activities on offer include hiking, bowls, tennis, a gym, horse riding, mountain biking, moonlight meanders and mashie golf.
Stellenbosch has a variety of places to eat, ranging from budget to finer dining options.
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How to get there
Accessing this beautiful town is very easy as there are multiple flights to Cape Town from around the world.
Stellenbosch is a short drive from Cape Town, approximately 30mins along the N2 and then onto the Stellenbosch access road.