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Our Beaches

The Helderberg offers 5 beaches within 10 minutes' drive from the Lodge:

  • Gordons Bay Main Beach  - 6km
  • Cayman Beach  - 6km
  • Greenways Beach - 6km
  • Strand Beach - 7km
  • Bikini Beach - 7km


For the golf and other sports enthusiast, the Helderberg offers a selection of outdoor activities to choose from. Here are a few ideas:

  • Bass fishing at Ongegund
  • Horse riding
  • Golf courses at Erinvale, Strand Golf Club, Somerset West Club
  • Mini golf at Strand Golf Club
  • Putt-putt at the Strand beach
  • Cape Canopy Tours
  • Blue Rock Cable Waterski
  • Paintball
  • Hike to Crystal Pools (permit required)


The Helderberg and Winelands offer plenty of day excursions. Consult our friendly staff if you need assistance planning your day out.

Here are some of the top attractions:

  • Helderberg Nature Reserve - 8km
  • Cheetah Outreach - 9km
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve - 16km
  • Macassar Dunes Reserve - 17km
  • Stellenbosch Museum - 20km
  • Elgin Railway Market
  • Chorus Restaurant with chef Bertus Basson @ Waterkloof
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