The town is just 5 km from Riebeek Kasteel
and an easy hours’ drive from Cape Town
. The town is popular for its bohemian charm which attracts numbers of artists seeking an alternative lifestyle. If art is one of your interests, Riebeek West is the perfect destination to experience some of South Africa’s best works of art.
Riebeek West is a scenic country and boasts a spectacular backdrop of the Kastelberg Mountain. To enjoy the best of the town’s scenery, one can take a tour through the olive and wine farms as well as the beautiful wheat fields. If you happen to be in the town at the time of the annual olive festival, spare a day to indulge in this celebration where you can taste and buy fresh and cured olives as well as other olive by-products.
With a selection of luxury guest houses and serene self-catering houses, accommodation in Riebeek West makes the perfect base to enjoy a well-deserved break.