Stellenbosch nestles in a peaceful valley of vineyards and oak trees, against the backdrop of farmland and mountains that make it a popular choice for holiday accommodation.
Several self catering cottages and guest houses
are situated on farms and wine estates
. The farm estates are ideal venues for picnics, outdoor music concerts, wine tours and even strawberry picking. Amble through Stellenbosch alongside the historic ‘millstream’, which directs irrigation to the town and gardens. Its museums, galleries, art and craft studios, theatres, and restaurants reflect the unique charm of this town. Not to be forgotten is the student life of this prestigious university town -The Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Concert
takes place at the University's Conservatoire of Music in July.
Activites include outdoor entertainment at Spier Village
, many open-air concerts
, athletics meetings (Coetzenburg: Feb– Mar), the Stellenbosch Mountain Bike Challenge
(Mar), Stellenbosch Wine Festival
in July or wine festivals in August and October, Festival of Music and the Arts (Sept. – Oct.), the Stellenbosch air show
. Activities include hiking, paragliding, mountain biking and golf at the many golf estates.
For a Wedding venue
, or conference facility, Stellenbosch combines the beauty of the surroundings with excellent venues.