Fynbos Villa Guest House – Cape Winelands – South Africa

Things to do/ activities in Stellenbosch


Fynbos Villa Guest House offers the ideal central location from which to explore the Winelands and Cape Peninsula. Use Stellenbosch as base to explore Cape Town, Paarl, Franschoek & Wellington – all less than one hour’s drive, or even Worcester, Tulbach and Hermanus. Then return in the evening to walk around and enjoy a safe and peaceful environment.

Visitors to Stellenbosch are never short of things to do when visiting this wondrous oak town. It is one of those small towns which seem to have it all. Go wine tasting, cheese tasting, take a hike, explore a museum or go shopping… there is something for everyone here. Stellenbosch is a fantastic town to explore at any time of the year. We have a great list of activities and things to do depending on the season. Whether you are a businessman, academic, student, sports- fan, family or history buff, there will be something to enjoy in this diverse and historically significant town.

Our reception will assist you in planning activities, such as:

  • visits to wine estates and cellars
  • walks into town
  • regional tours and shuttke services
  • recommendations and bookings at restaurants
  • … and much more

Or simply enjoy our lush garden and pool/ braai area.

In a nutshell, here are some of them main ideas of things to do and and activities to try in Stellenbosch:

Wine routes/tasting

The beauty of the Stellenbosch mountains, makes a drive through the wine route an unforgetable experience. Stellenbosch is well-known for its world class wines. There are more than 135 wineries to choose from, any wine lover’s dream come true.


Stellenbosch offers a variety of charming shops and restaurants which include boutiques, curio shops, shopping centers, side-walk cafe’s, jeweler shops and antique shops. The best way to explore these is to do so on foot… which is also walking distance from the guest house.

Outdoor activities

The sports enthusiast will feel at home with exceptional golf courses in close proximity of Stellenbosch. Fynbos even offers complimentary golf sets to guests. Horse riding or visits to one of the close-by beaches is also an exciting option. The glorious mountains surrounding the town set the scene for spectacular hiking trails.

Arts and culture

Stellenbosch has a number of art galleries where local and international artists are able to display their talents. The town and surrounding environment has a vibrant arts and culture scene. The Stellenbosch University’s music department with its acoustically brilliant Endler Hall is walking distance from Fynbos Villa Guest House where music concerts of high quality are held regularly.