De Molen Guest House

62 Silverboomkloof Road, Somerset West, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $52.00
 

Travel Blogs from Somerset West

Twixt, Picnic & Penguins

A travel blog entry by p2travel

5

... may have fallen foul of a seal whilst it was fishing. A timely reminder that the penguins themselves form part of the ocean's food chain.

We have been surprised at how far the coastlines stretch and how diverse, going from beautiful shelving golden sands that go on for miles, to dunes, boulders, grey rocky cliffs and then the fiery cliffs looking like sand themselves with deep ...

Addo and Karoo National Parks.

A travel blog entry by timellis99

7

... The area around the swimming pool had largish trees and was buzzing with birds. We saw, I'm sure, a juvenile Great Spotted Cuckoo flying off, with chestnut wing tips and a long tail. It's not on the official park list, and neither of our bird books (we bought a new and bigger book at Addo) show it as present in this area. But I'm sure. African red-eyed bulbul was another first for us, a pleasant change to the omnipresent and rather dull looking Cape bulbuls. Returning around ...

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

1

... people have to walk big distances to get the basics of life - water, hospital care, education. The government has not done enough to address poverty and corruption. We make one last stop at a winery called Vergelengen on the slopes of Somerset West. We don't go there for the wine tasting but to visit the grounds and to have lunch.. The server is very friendly as we order a salmon pizza and a couscous beet salad. Chris stays calm as he drives through the city to return ...

PENGUINS, BABOONS, OSTRICH OH MY!

A travel blog entry by callent

4

... that we are discussing it at home. Next, we went to Cape of Good Hope and scaled some rocks to climb up the mountain. There were less people visiting the area but again, it was breathtakingly beautiful! We also stayed there for a few hours, just taking it all in, and of course taking 100s of basically the same photos. After Cape of Good Hope we drove through Camp's bay and saw that beautiful area and the different living areas. It still amazes me how on ...

Wine!

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

11

... blanc likes to me fairly high up so that it gets a cool breeze, white grapes generally should be planted in a north/south direction to help the breeze cool them and red grapes like high heats so should be on a north facing slope. They are harvesting C******nay currently and the Pinot noir has already been harvested, pressed, fermented and is now in the bottles fermenting again in order to ...

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Location

This hotel, located on 62 Silverboomkloof Road, Somerset West, is near Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent