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On The Cliff

17 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 8 rooms

On The Cliff is situated on the beautiful Hermanus cliff paths, where you can experience the best land based whale watching in the world....
On The Cliff is situated on the beautiful Hermanus cliff paths, where you can experience the best land based whale watching in the world.

The spacious and elegantly appointed en-suite bedrooms all have stunning sea views over Walker Bay, and we are within walking distance to both the new harbour and the old harbour in the village centre.

Facilities include a sauna, heated pool, putting green, cosy pub with fireplace, and two guest lounges with fireplace. We also arrange in-house massage and reflexology treatments.
from R1600

Beaumonte Guest House

22 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 3 rooms

Beaumonte Guest House is located 10 minutes' drive from the seaside village of Hermanus and just one hour from Cape Town International...
Beaumonte Guest House is located 10 minutes' drive from the seaside village of Hermanus and just one hour from Cape Town International Airport.

We offer accommodation with spectacular 180-degree sea front views across Walker Bay, and unlimited whale watching from your own private balcony. The guest house is a two-minute walk to the beach and enjoys magnificent sunsets. If you want to see, hear, and smell the sea, Beaumonte is the place to be.
from R1300

Villa Venusta

1 Review
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Villa Venusta was established exclusively for the comfort of our guests, situated in Hermanus. Attention to detail and the ambiance...
Villa Venusta was established exclusively for the comfort of our guests, situated in Hermanus. Attention to detail and the ambiance created by the owners will ensure a relaxed stay.

We offer six en-suite rooms with private entrances, set in a quiet area with mountain views across a fynbos park. The rooms offer tasteful furnishings.

There is a lovely swimming pool and braai facilities for some great entertainment. We will gladly provide information about the Hermanus and assist with booking activities in and around the area.
from R750

Brown Jug

15 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 3 rooms

Abel, Louise and Luke, the friendly Labradors Keesha and Tula, and kitties It and Squeek look forward to welcoming you to our home – the...
Abel, Louise and Luke, the friendly Labradors Keesha and Tula, and kitties It and Squeek look forward to welcoming you to our home – the Brown Jug. Personal attention and guest comfort is our mission, departing as friends the goal. Choose from the three well-appointed, stylish, self-catering or B&B units which are artistically and tastefully decorated with attention to detail.

The units are fully equipped, have private entrances, outdoor barbeque areas and safe under cover parking. The Brown Jug, centrally situated in sought after Eastcliff, a quiet leafy suburb, is a mere two minute stroll to the shops, restaurants and seafront where you can enjoy the famous whale watching from the cliff tops in all its beauty. Hermanus is the “Whale watching capital of South Africa” and is just a 90 minute drive from Cape Town.

The Brown Jug will provide the exact location you are looking for. A pristine garden, private units, an 11m sparkling salt water swimming pool, sounds of nature and a good dose of R&R. We invite you to relax on your private patio or on one of the pool loungers and enjoy full or filtered sun while enjoying the tranquillity of the sound of birds. A short stroll will take you to the seafront, the quaint shops and antiquities Hermanus is renowned for, and to the restaurants for a long lazy lunch overlooking the sea, with the distinct possibility of a whale show.

Then there’s the cliff paths, the Marine Tidal pool for a fully energized swim and the Fernkloof Nature Trail with the first of the available walks – The Elephant Walk – a mere 600 meters away. There’s also the Saturday Craft Market where friends (and their pets) meet, and the blue flag beaches that are just 5 minutes away by car. Mountain bike trails are in abundance and truly magnificent scenery awaits, with routes up the valley with clearly marked routes catering to various degrees of expertise.

Hike into Fernkloof Nature Reserve or explore the Hemel en Aarde Valley just 6 kilometres away and taste the wines of the region. For the more adventurous there are a number of day trips, and using Hermanus as a base many of these can be covered with ease. The 27-hole Hermanus Golf Course is a kilometre away. We will gladly provide assistance with Kayak trips in Walker Bay, Shark dives and Whale cruises. Scrumptious “guilt-free” breakfasts are available.

from R700

Robin's Nest

2 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Robin’s Nest lies nestled under the Onrus mountains at the entrance to Hemel-en-Aarde Valley in the picturesque, secure and private country...
Robin’s Nest lies nestled under the Onrus mountains at the entrance to Hemel-en-Aarde Valley in the picturesque, secure and private country estate of Glen Fruin which was originally part of the farm Rheezicht.

Situated in the lush garden, Robin's Nest boasts 3 Star, fully equipped self-catering accommodation. All units feature en-suite bathrooms, barbecue facilities and secure parking. Breakfast can be arranged and a fully equipped laundry is also available for guests' use.

The area is a bird-watcher's paradise, boasting robins, hadeda, ibis, heron, guinea fowl, francolins, while along the river path Egyptian geese, yellow billed ducks, coucal, kingfishers, nightjars and hoopoes can be observed.

We are conveniently located within walking distance of the wine village, with its stunning restaurants, art galleries, wine-cellars, and even a morning market. Robin’s Nest is situated at the entrance to the Hemel-en-Aarde wine route which includes the renowned cellars of Bouchard Finlayson, Sumaridge, Newton Johnston and many more local wines. In addition, superb restaurants such as La Vierge and Heaven are where many a bride and groom have made their vows.

We are situated close to the tidal pool in Onrus, 1 km from Sandbaai beach, and just 3 km from the vibrant seaside village of Hermanus, famous for whale watching in season. Other activities include hiking, fishing, golf, horse riding, swimming, paragliding, and quad biking.
from R600

Fernkloof Lodge

3 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 3 rooms

Comfort, beauty and warm hospitality await you at Fernkloof Lodge, where guests leave as friends.

Your hosts, Gail and Izak...
Comfort, beauty and warm hospitality await you at Fernkloof Lodge, where guests leave as friends.

Your hosts, Gail and Izak Kenney, welcome you into the warmth and comfort of their home, nestled at the foot of the majestic Hermanus Mountains and overlooking the 21st tee of the Hermanus Golf Course, which is a world-class golf course.

Fernkloof Lodge offers an artistically and elegantly decorated home with an eclectic combination of antique and modern pieces complimenting this distinctive decorative style. Beautiful collector's items, original artworks, African curios and one of the finest collection of books will keep you enthused for hours in this interesting home.

The indigenous garden is tranquil and the patio and sparkling swimming pool offer the ideal relaxation area for those wishing to enjoy the pristine coastal air that Hermanus is renowned for. If you are looking for the ultimate in relaxation and privacy, Fernkloof Lodge is the answer.

Fernkloof Lodge offers you luxuriously decorated en-suite rooms and a fully-equipped self-catering unit ideal for a family holiday apartment. We offer 4 Star graded B&B accommodation and optional self-catering spacious rooms with en-suite bathrooms. A full English breakfast, dinner and picnic baskets are available on request. We also supply tea and coffee trays, a bar fridge and a TV in the rooms, as well as electric blankets and wall heaters for the cold nights.

Hermanus has often been referred to as the "Riviera of the South" in bygone days, and for all intents and purposes, maintained its status albeit with a modern fusion of luxury holiday homes dotting the pristine coastline, funky cafes, coffee shops and eateries overlooking Walker Bay, speciality shops to delight even the most selective shopper and craft markets to keep you busy for hours.

Probably best known for its renowned Cliff Paths which meander along the coastline, Hermanus has become a whale watchers paradise. Visitors come annually from far and wide to view one of nature's spectacular events when whales come close into Walker Bay to calve. Their antics will amuse you for hours on end, so be prepared. Pack a picnic or have lunch at one of the many little eateries along the magnificent coastline where the uninterrupted views of Walker Bay will ensure endless pleasure during the whale season.

Hermanus is home to some of the finest beaches in the world. There are several beaches from which to choose, Grotto Beach being possibly the most popular with it’s picturesque mountain backdrop and expansive powdery white beach sand.

Grotto Beach is a Blue Flag beach stretching for kilometres. Dutchies Restaurant, a play park, lots of parking and excellent ablution facilities make this a favourite beach amongst the holidaymakers. Grotto Beach is situated towards the Voëlklip side of Hermanus. Hawston Beach, in the village of Hawston, is a magnificent beach with picnic and braai areas. Voëlklip Beach has ablution facilities, is a good surf spot and great for tanning in the sun. A definite family favourite. Sandbaai offers rock pools and great snorkeling, while Onrus Beach has great bodyboarding and surfing, as well as very safe swimming. Breakfast Bay, situated at Vermont, is a good picnic spot and very sheltered beach. It is very popular with sandboarders.

Another famous feature of the surrounding area is the white shark cage diving and surface viewing. It has become one of South Africa's biggest tourist attractions in the past few years, with most of the white shark dive operators working out of Gansbaai, just a few minutes' drive from Hermanus.

Please note we do not accommodate children younger than five years of age.
For the B&B tariff children pay half price.
from R800

Sixteen Guest House on Main

Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Sixteen Guest House on Main is nestled between the mountains and the sea, located a mere...
Sixteen Guest House on Main is nestled between the mountains and the sea, located a mere five-minute walk from the town centre and the spectacular Walker Bay seafront. We are also conveniently situated between the Blue Flag Grotto Beach and the Hemel-en-Aarde valley wine route.

Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of our individually decorated en-suite rooms in our little corner of paradise in the Overberg. We offer five suites, each stylishly decorated and featuring a TV area and a large en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower facilities. Three of the suites have inter-leading doors to twin bedded suites for family bookings, and all suites have separate entrances onto the pool and garden area.

When it comes to shopping, Hermanus offers tourists a wide range of stores. From art galleries, clothing boutiques and home décor stores, to stores packed with the necessary amenities, Hermanus has it all. A variety of craft markets occurs every Saturday and there is a bustling craft market at Lemm's Corner, as well as the Hermanuspietersfontein Boeremerk at the Hemel-en-Aarde wine village, while Fernkloof Farmer's Market specializes in organic produce fresh from the farm.
from R1100

Hermanus Lodge on the Green

4 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 7 rooms

Nestled in the majestic Hermanus mountains lies Hermanus Lodge on the Green. Superbly located and...
Nestled in the majestic Hermanus mountains lies Hermanus Lodge on the Green. Superbly located and purpose built as a guest house, Hermanus Lodge on the Green is a great escape and a chance to relax and take in the tranquility of your surroundings.

Enjoy a stroll along the romantic Hermanus cliff paths and hold your breath as a mother whale and her new born calf come within metres of the rocky shoreline. Here you will discover why Hermanus offers the best land based whale watching in the world.

Hermanus Lodge offers exclusive accommodation with six innovative designer bedrooms, each with its own finely appointed bathroom and furnished balcony. Natural stone baths, vaulted ceilings, African interiors and a colonial style wrap around balcony combine to bring you an unforgettable experience.

Each luxury room is equipped with wall mounted heaters, hairdryer, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities as well as mini-bar fridges. Our family room caters for parents wanting to share a room with young children who we accommodate with a King size bed for the adults and a sleeper couch suitable for two young children under 12 to share.

Three of our double rooms can either be used with a King size bed or split into twin beds allowing friends or partners to share a room with separate beds.

And when you become just too relaxed for a trip to the beach, simply cool down in the pool situated amongst wild olive trees in a sun drenched courtyard or sip a sundowner from your vantage point in the Rocky Lounge next to a crackling open fire place, watching the shadows lengthen on the fairway as another perfect day draws to an end in Hermanus.
from R1280

Snails' End Cottage

3 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Snails' End Cottage is a charming self-catering unit situated on a quiet street in Sandbaai, within walking distance to the beach.
Snails' End Cottage is a charming self-catering unit situated on a quiet street in Sandbaai, within walking distance to the beach.

The cottage consists of one bedroom with twin beds and a heater, a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and an open-plan living area with a sleeper couch. All linen and bath towels are provided, but please bring your own beach towels.

The lounge area has a TV, books, magazines and some games for indoor entertainment. There is an enclosed sunny patio area with braai facilities. There is plenty of parking available.
from R560
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Mountain View Manor, Sandbaai

1 Review
Sleeps 13 in 5 rooms

Whale Watching Getaway   Mountain View Manor Guesthouse, opened in November 2013, is owner run-and managed by Charlise and...
Mountain View Manor Guesthouse, opened in November 2013, is owner run-and managed by Charlise and Geoff Elske. The Manor is an ideal base for small families or couples from which to explore the Hermanus area.

The Manor is situated next to a green belt in the tranquil neighbourhood of Sandbaai, Hermanus, offering great walks, bird watching and is only 350 m from the Sandbaai or Onrus beaches.

The Manor also caters for small intimate functions or groups, whether business, weddings, or just friends. Relax or be active, the choice is yours, but one thing for sure is that you will arrive as a stranger and leave as a friend.

The location of the Manor means that you feel like you are in the countryside, however amenities and shops are only a few minutes away. Restaurants, shops, wine cellars, petrol garage are all available in Sandbaai; and the guest house is only 5 km to the hustle and bustle of Hermanus central.
from R1100

Abercron Residence

2 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Abercron Residence is a 4 Star luxury guest house situated directly above The Hermanus Golf Course, adjacent to Fernkloof Nature Reserve...
Abercron Residence is a 4 Star luxury guest house situated directly above The Hermanus Golf Course, adjacent to Fernkloof Nature Reserve with magnificent panoramic mountain and sea views.

The guest house is conveniently located just a few minutes to the centre of Hermanus, the best places to watch whales, or to the main beaches. Guests are offered not only a high standard of comfort, but also a restful environment in a quiet, safe, and peaceful area.

Guests are invited to use the lovely garden with salt water pool and barbecue facilities under the covered lapa. Enjoy nature with the sound of birds and unbelievable views, only metres from the superb golf course and mountain trails.

We offer three double bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom, of which two apartments can be used for self-catering. Each room is individually furnished and decorated. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room or under the lapa in the garden.

Other facilities include heaters, satellite TVs, internet access, safes, fridges, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, hairdryers, radios, coffee and tea facilities, terraces, balconies, laundry service, and secure parking on the premises.
from R1200

Whale Rock Luxury Lodge

8 Reviews
Sleeps 28 in 11 rooms

Just over an hour’s drive from bustling Cape Town, one comes across the “secret jewel” of the Overberg, Hermanus. The scenic beauty of this...
Just over an hour’s drive from bustling Cape Town, one comes across the “secret jewel” of the Overberg, Hermanus. The scenic beauty of this town is breathtaking, bordered by majestic mountains and crashing seas. Pristine beaches, nature reserves, golf courses, hiking, horse riding, shark cage diving, wine tastings and of course, the best land based whale watching in the world, is all situated on our doorstep.

Whale Rock Luxury Lodge offers 11 en-suite bedrooms, elegantly decorated in a contemporary style. Each room is equipped with flat screen televisions, bathroom amenities, hairdryers, heaters and electric blankets in winter. The rooms each have their own patio leading out onto the expansive and beautifully maintained gardens boasting a pool and various water features. All this ensures a tranquil and relaxing holiday whilst enjoying the champagne air that Hermanus is so well known for.

Accommodation; Deluxe Room - one deluxe room, bathroom en-suite with separate bath and shower, situated on the side of the Lodge ensuring privacy with its own little patio leading out onto a secluded section of the garden;
Garden Deluxe Rooms – five deluxe rooms, bathrooms en-suite with separate bath and shower and each offering patios overlooking the spacious gardens;
Garden Suites – two spacious rooms consisting of three-quarter or king size beds, bathrooms en-suite with separate bath and shower, leading out onto the beautiful garden and pool area.
Distant Sea View Room – consisting of two queen size beds, separate bath and shower, with balcony offering a distant sea view.
Garden and Luxury Family Suites – 2 luxurious bedrooms with interleading doors, bathroom en-suite with separate bath and shower, offering child friendly accommodation
Executive Suite – Large, elegant room with king size bed, lounge area, dressing room and lovely bathroom with separate shower with patio leading out onto garden and pool area.

Facilities:
Large solar heated swimming pool,
Garden or pool suites, with bathroom en-suite with separate shower and bath,
Flat Screen TV with satellite selection,
Finest percale linen and fluffy, luxurious towels;
Digital safe and telephone;
Complimentary Wi Fi Internet access throughout the entire premises
English and Continental Breakfast,
Safe and secure walled parking
Laundry service
Child care on request
Onward bookings for various activities on offer as well as recommended accommodation in surrounding towns.

Hermanus is a great place to stay and use as a base whilst exploring the Overberg area. Everything is within close proximity and one can get the feel of the Cape without having to go too far. Offering something for everyone, from hiking up the Fernkloof Nature Reserve to watching the sunrise while jogging along the cliff paths or enjoying the 27 hole golf course, experiencing the thrill of seeing the Great White Sharks, or simply feeling the tranquility that comes from spending hours watching the Southern Right whale that graces our shores during the months of July to November. White sandy beaches offers great body boarding and surfing sites with secluded coves dotted all along the coast line as well as sea kayaking in the marine reserve.
from R1150

Selkirk House

3 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Located at the foot of a quiet mountain, with sweeping views of Walker Bay, Selkirk House offers the excitement of cutting-edge technology,...
Located at the foot of a quiet mountain, with sweeping views of Walker Bay, Selkirk House offers the excitement of cutting-edge technology, together with the homely comfort of a well-designed guest house. Close by is the 27-hole golf course, while Arabella is a mere 20 minute drive away.

The décor is minimalistic and modern, with white American blinds ensuring cool privacy. The ground floor lounge opens onto the Karoo stone barbecue area and a splash pool with a tumbling water feature on one side, and a terrace overlooking the golf course and the ocean on the other side. The top floor bar lounge, equipped with a plasma TV with all DStv channels, has its own sea view terrace, while also giving access to a rooftop deck where 360° views of mountain and sea can be enjoyed.

The luxury suites, each with a private terrace or balcony, have extra length king-size or twin beds with fine percale linen and supersoft allergy-free duvets. Each tastefully decorated, fully automated room is equipped with a bar fridge, tea and coffee-making facilities, a flat screen TV, international adaptor, a mini safe, hair dryer, Wi-Fi Internet, and iPod station. The bathroom has a bath, double volume shower, twin wash basins, heated towel rails, cotton gowns and Charlotte Rhys toiletries.

Guests can use the Internet facilities in the library or relax on its mountain view terrace, where gently cascading waterfalls convey a sense of peace and tranquillity. The temperature controlled walk-in wine cellar is stocked with the finest wines from local estates.

The village centre with its many boutiques, bookshops, coffee shops, restaurants, markets, art galleries and museums is a five-minute drive away. Hermanus is one of the world’s top land-based whale watching destinations. The Southern Right whales visit our shores between the months of July and December. Rich in fynbos and birdlife, Hermanus has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. Lovely hikes and picnic spots abound along with pristine beaches, amongst which is the famed Blue Flag Grotto Beach, located a mere five-minute drive from Selkirk House.
from R1840

Milkwood Lodge Hermanus

10 Reviews
Sleeps 23 in 8 rooms

4 Star self-catering and bed and breakfast accommodation with sweeping views over Walker Bay and the Mosselberg Mountains. We offer luxury...
4 Star self-catering and bed and breakfast accommodation with sweeping views over Walker Bay and the Mosselberg Mountains. We offer luxury en-suite rooms, each with private patio, entrance, and direct access into the garden and swimming pool area. Some rooms have twin or king-size beds, while other rooms can accommodate two to four persons.

The luxury one-bedroom cottage which is serviced daily is fully-equipped and is available on a self-catering basis or breakfast can be included. The cottage comprises a bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, living area with two additional day beds, guest toilet, a fully-equipped kitchen with washing machine, and a comfortable patio overlooking the mountains.

Our luxury ground floor en-suite rooms have direct access into the garden and feature a TV, fridge, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryer, international plugs, fan, underfloor heating, and a wall safe. One ground floor studio-style room offers a queen-size as well as a twin bed and a small fully-equipped kitchenette. The bathroom has a bath and walk-in shower and the patio over looks the mountain.

One extremely large en-suite room has two double beds and is accessible via a private staircase, and is suitable for a family, or two persons travelling together and who enjoy having a double bed each. The bathroom has a shower only and the small kitchenette has a microwave and fridge.

The lodge also features a salt water swimming pool and a patio with barbecue facilities in a huge garden with views onto Walker Bay and the Mosselberg Mountains. We offer free Internet access and wireless network, as well as secure off-street parking. Breakfast is served in our breakfast room or on the terrace under the majestic milkwood trees, depending on weather, with coffee and teas complimentary and available to guests at all times.
from R1120

Anha Casa Guest House

6 Reviews
Sleeps 7 in 3 rooms

Your hosts, Hardy and Anna, invite you to come and stay at their comfortable and informal home while you enjoy all the interesting and...
Your hosts, Hardy and Anna, invite you to come and stay at their comfortable and informal home while you enjoy all the interesting and excited things Hermanus has to offer.

Anha Casa is centrally situated in a quiet area in Hermanus at the foot of Hoy's Koppie Nature Reserve with a beautiful view of the mountain range and within walking distance from town centre, restaurants and arts and crafts market. Also within walking distance are the famous cliff paths and whale watching view points.

We are conveniently located just three minutes' drive from the golf course and other sport facilities such as tennis and bowls, and a five minute drive from several beaches.
from R900

Livesey Lodge Guest House

2 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 5 rooms

An hour's scenic drive from Cape Town lies Hermanus, a charming holiday seaside town famous for its...
An hour's scenic drive from Cape Town lies Hermanus, a charming holiday seaside town famous for its unique whale watching. At the entrance to the town, is Livesey Lodge Guest House, set in a secluded garden with a large sparkling pool and Mauritian style outdoor entertainment area.

The comfortable en-suite rooms each feature a king-size or three-quarter twin beds, private entrance, television, bar fridge, heater, fan, and tea trays. Guests also have access to the honesty bar, and breakfast is served around the pool with water features, weather permitting.

Walk to the village and cliff paths which offer excellent whale spotting in season or enjoy other nearby attractions such as golf, beaches, and the nature reserve.
from R800

House on Westcliff

15 Reviews
Sleeps 13 in 6 rooms

In a tranquil, indigenous garden close to the ocean, cliff path and whales lies House on Westcliff. Each charming bedroom has its own...
In a tranquil, indigenous garden close to the ocean, cliff path and whales lies House on Westcliff. Each charming bedroom has its own garden entrance, heated towel rail, fridge, tea and coffee facilities, and a shared satellite TV. We also offer secure parking on our premises as well as credit card facilities.

Enjoy the beautiful garden beside the solar heated pool. Relax in the cosy lounge under thatch and enjoy our original African art, good music, and books which will introduce you to the area and its nature, while farm fresh breakfasts are served in the dining room overlooking the garden.

We are located just a few minutes' walk to the harbour for boating, cruising, and dining, or you may choose to go to the centre of town for museums, galleries, and the many shops and restaurants. A few minutes' drive will take you to the beautiful beaches of Hermanus, and shark cage diving and boat based whale watching are organised from House on Westcliff on a daily basis in season.
from R880

Lavender Manor Guest Lodge

6 Reviews
Sleeps 20 in 9 rooms

Lavender Manor is the ultimate owner managed, luxury guest house offering spectacular sea views and...
Lavender Manor is the ultimate owner managed, luxury guest house offering spectacular sea views and warm, relaxed, hospitality. Overlooking popular Blue Flag Grotto Beach and the whale sanctuary of Walker Bay, guests are within two minutes' walk of the various magnificent beaches in the area as well as the famous scenic cliff path.

Relax in the cosy pool area, enjoy a refreshing drink at the fully licensed sea view pub, and watch the magical whales and incredible sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean from the upstairs patios and sundowner decks.

Lavender Manor is situated 90 minutes from Cape Town in Hermanus, internationally acknowledged as the whale watching capital of the world and widely referred to as the "Riviera of the South".
from R1700

Hermanus Beach Villa

1 Review
Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

Hermanus Beach Villa is a luxury guest house situated in the picturesque suburb of Voëlklip, Hermanus along the Cape Whale Coast Route in...
Hermanus Beach Villa is a luxury guest house situated in the picturesque suburb of Voëlklip, Hermanus along the Cape Whale Coast Route in South Africa. Guests can enjoy luxurious Hermanus accommodation in a superb location close to the shoreline with some of the best whale watching opportunities in the world available in season. The rooms and suites at Hermanus Beach Villa are elegantly decorated with private sea facing balconies promising sweeping ocean views. Added luxuries include en-suite facilities with bathroom amenities, heated towel rails, mini bar fridges, flat-screen TV's, tea & coffee making facilities as well as hearty breakfasts and warm South African hospitality.

Visitors to Hermanus Beach Villa can choose to take a leisurely stroll along the famous scenic Hermanus cliff path that stretches for kilometers along the coastline, or hike on one of the several mountain trails - some winding their way through the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, laze on Grotto beach, which is one of the two beaches awarded the international Blue Flag status, or take a 20 km walk along the white sands lapped by the Atlantic Ocean. For golfing visitors, Hermanus has two of South Africa's best golf courses, the well-known Hermanus Golf Course and the famous Arabella Golf Course.

These are only a small suggestion of the many activities available in our beautiful area. For a memorable holiday in Hermanus come and enjoy a stay at our luxury seafront beach villas, where the hospitality is great and you can share in a variety of outdoor and adventure activities such as up close whale watching from a boat, Cape Winelands tours, awesome golf tours and golf courses, thrilling Great White Shark cage diving, stunning scenic walks and drives, all at incredibly affordable prices.
from R1099

Nautilus Cottage

Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Let the combination of the spirit of Africa and the proximity to the ocean relax and revive you at Nautilus Cottage. We offer guests a...
Let the combination of the spirit of Africa and the proximity to the ocean relax and revive you at Nautilus Cottage. We offer guests a choice of six double en-suite rooms.

Nautilus Cottage is a charming thatched residence offering stylish bedrooms with satellite TV, a bar fridge, tea tray, a safe and heated towel rails. Enjoy a delicious breakfast before a leisurely walk along the cliff path to the village and old harbour.

Restaurants, beaches, whale watching, shark diving and golf courses are all nearby. We also offer a fully-equipped, air-conditioned conference centre for up to 12 delegates. There is secure parking, credit cards are accepted, and children over the age of 15 years are welcome.
from R1100

Hermanus South Africa

Hermanus Guest House Accommodation

This lovely town, on the coastal area of the Overberg, is most well known for its awesome land based whale watching.

Most of Hermanus’ shoreline is rocky cliff, quite high above Walker Bay so it offers fantastic viewpoints from which to observe the huge southern right whales as they come into the bay to mate, calve and just hang out in the (relatively) warm water. (It’s warmer than Antarctica.) A whale crier blows a horn made from kelp and informs locals and tourists alike where the whales are to be found at any given time. The whales usually arrive in late winter – towards the end of June or beginning of July – and stay until autumn, with the last stragglers heading back down south in November, or even December. The town holds a whale festival every year from the end of September to the beginning of October.

There is a fabulous path, most of which is wheelchair-friendly, along the cliff top. As well as the lovely sea views and sightings of whales, there are many pretty and fragrant flowers. It is a wonderful path and it’s generally safe but use your common sense and don’t walk alone on it when there are hardly any other people about. There is also a boat based whale watching operator based in the New Harbour. Other attractions in this lovely town include a wine tasting cellar, a museum, in which you can see many exhibits pertaining to whaling and fishing, and a golf course.

The nearby Hermanus Lagoon is a great place to sail or paddle, and the paragliding is excellent. The diving is great and Hermanus is a popular beach destination, even though there is only one beach. For nature lovers a visit to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a great way to get up close to the dainty montane coastal fynbos which attracts scores of jewel bright sunbirds and elegant sugarbirds which flit about the proteas. There are loads of marked trails for strolls or long walks taking in the extensive views of Walker Bay.

Hermanus is just bursting at the seams with good restaurants, lovely guest houses and characterful hotels.

This lovely town, on the coastal area of the Overberg, is most well known for its awesome land based whale watching.

Most of Hermanus’ shoreline is rocky cliff, quite high above Walker Bay so it offers fantastic viewpoints from which to observe...

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