The Western Cape province of South Africa, crowned by the city of Cape Town, is an area that offers everything that visitors could ask from a business trip or holiday. With a beautiful coastline, a vibrant business district in its main city, and rich soil producing excellent vintages, everything is within reach here. Visitors can trek and enjoy water activities in the morning, go shopping in the afternoon, and end the day with great food and wine. The Garden Route is the area running between Heidelberg and Storms River. Bordering the Outeniqua Mountains and the Kaaimans River on the Garden route is the historic seaside town of Wilderness, known for the tranquil lakes, lagoons and beaches that make it a popular destination for honeymooners and nature lovers. Between the Indian Ocean and Wilderness National Park, this is an outstandingly beautiful spot. Wilderness has some charming guest houses, bed and breakfasts, boutique hotels and spas; something to suit all budgets and tastes, offering colonial style and unforgettable ocean views.
Top Wilderness Attractions
On the lovely Garden Route, Wilderness National Park is a verdant mix of lush flora and indigenous forests set to a backdrop of stunning mountains. Containing beaches, waterfalls and a series of lakes, the park is known for its fantastic bird life that includes several types of kingfisher. Rent a canoe for the ultimate experience.
Beyond Wilderness, towards Sedgefield, is the fabulous Timberlake Organic Village where local arts and crafts are showcased among the delis and cafes that follow the Slow Food movement.
Sea and sand lovers will adore Wilderness Lagoon, a stunning and safe beach, ideal for families with children.
Western Cape Wilderness Hotels
From large luxurious hotels, to small and friendly accommodations for those on a budget, there is something for everyone. With so many destinations along the Western Cape, it appeals to a wide range of different people, from couples that want some relaxation time, to groups and families that wish to have an energetic holiday, filled with activities. Wilderness accommodation offers quality hotels at reasonable cost; you can enjoy four star standards at highly affordable prices at one of the beach hotels and spas in this delightful and picturesque location, or choose basic but tranquil accommodation in one of the cheap hotels in Wilderness. Luxury is available at a price at a choice of upmarket boutique hotels with glorious views of the Indian Ocean.