Somerset West and Beyond

What to Do Around the Glen Abbey Apartments

Walks & Hiking

Enjoy the walking trails on the Erinvale Estate or explore the Helderberg Nature Reserve with its mountains, birdlife and indigenous flora.

Around the Cape

Visit Cape Point with miles of sandy beaches, enjoy the views from Table Mountain or explore the Mother City of Cape Town. Experience the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a working harbour and shopping/entertainment Centre, Cape Town's biggest attraction. For a tranquil retreat, close to the city, enjoy Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens or head up to Langebaan with the Lagoon or the Postberg nature reserve.

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False Bay

Just 10 min. away is the endless Strand beach, leading westwards to Gordon's Bay, a little busy fishing village, its curios shops, galleries and the popular Marina-Harbour Island.

Helderberg Wine Route

Not to be missed, is the Helderberg Wine route. Wineries such as Lourensford, Eikendal Vineyards, Yonder Hill, Longridge Cellars and Vergelegen Wine Estate. Outside Erinvale, 5 minutes away from Glen Abbey, you will find the Vergelegen Wine Estate where you can enjoy wine tasting, cellar tours, a historical homestead and a lovely day restaurant.

More Golf

Besides Erinvale, the Cape has many other Golf Courses such as Somerset West, Stellenbosch, and Paarl. Enjoy the Western Cape golfer's paradise.

Along the Coast

Take a drive along to Gordon's Bay, Betty's Bay to Hermanus and enjoy the Southern Right Whales when they return to the bay to mate and calve.