Things To Do

The best things to do in South Africa near our Guest House

La Bonne Auberge Guest House invites you to experience the magic of Somerset West. We are just a stone’s throw from numerous of the best of South Africas attractions, historic towns and offers convenient access to numerous wineries, hiking trails and nature attractions in the region. We have compiled our favourites for you below.

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La Bonne Auberge is ideally located to experience many exciting and thrilling attractions in Somerset West, one of the best of South Africa. There is something for everyone.

  • Somerset West Altstadt
  • Whale Coast Rout on the way to Hermanus
  • Hermanus – Whalewatching and cliff path
  • Stellenbosch
  • Penguin Colony Bolders Beach
  • Penguin Colony Betty’s Bay
  • Kap Point – Lighthouse
  • Kap of Good Hope
  • Kap Aghulas – southernmost point of Africa
  • Deep Sea fishing from Cape Town
  • Diving with great white sharks in Gansbaai
  • Bungee jump from Bloukrans Bridge (on the Garden Route – highest bridge bungy in the world 216 m)
  • Golfing – 45 golf courses
  • Franshoek Pass – view of Franshoek

Cape Town Tips

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and delights visitors with its attractions, activities and excursions. Cape Town has everything for a great holiday. Culture, mountains, rugged coastlines, white sandy beaches, breathtaking natural landscapes and fascinating wildlife. Our top Cape Town sights and highlights are:

  • Table Mountain
  • Signal Hill
  • Cape Town V&A Waterfront
  • Cape Town, sunset on Signal Hill, view over whole Cape Town
  • Cape Town – Hikes on Table Mountain and Lionhead
  • Cape Town Hop on Hop off Bus
  • Helicopter flight
  • Harbour Tour, Sunset Tour Cape Town
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Somerset West has developed over the past few years into a resort where you will find the best restaurants in Somerset West. The cuisine reflects the cultural diversity of its residents and includes Dutch, Portuguese, French, Asian and Oriental influences. We would like to recommend our favourites.

  • 96 Winery Road (picture)
  • Bossa
  • Henry’s Restaurant and Wine Bar
  • Sanook
  • Blue Water
  • Stefanies Place
  • Brasserie
  • Giovannies
  • Hussard
  • Chorus
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The Best South Africa Wine Estates

Cape Town is a popular destination for wine lovers and connoisseurs from all over the world, and some of South Africa’s best wine estates are right in the city’s backyard. Most wine farms offer excellent South Africa wine tastings, fantastic restaurants and guided tours, especially during the harvest season.

  • Vergelegen
  • Lourensford
  • Morgenster
  • Pink Valley
  • Uva Mira
  • Spier
  • Ernie Els
  • Cavalli
  • Tokara
  • Ernie Else
  • Blaauwklippen
  • Delaire Graff
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Pubs & Bars

Between the South African wines, Cape Town’s burgeoning craft beer community and the flood of cocktail bars, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to drinking

  • Harley’s Somerset West
  • Triger Fish Brewing, Strand
  • Im Eimer, Sir Lowry’s Pass
  • Märkte/Farmstalls
    • Elgin Railway Markets
    • Peregrine Farmstall
    • The Orchard Farmstall
    • Houw Hoek Farmstall
    • Mooiberge Farmstall
    • Old Biscuit Mill
    • Bay Harbour Market
    • Mojo Market
    • Oranjezicht City Farm Market
    • The Neighbourgoods Market
    • and many more.

Stay with us and enjoy the calm and relaxation of our guest house during your holiday in South Africa!